Tuesday – October 15, 2019

2018 Annual Report coverSpring 2019: MATC Annual Report

"As college leaders, we hear inspiring stories about our students’ learning journeys every week and we are eager to share a few with you in this year’s annual report. 

We invite you to read their stories of resilience, commitment and hope — and those of others throughout this publication."

Vicki J. Martin, Ph.D.
President, Milwaukee Area Technical College



Transformations: MATC Annual Report (pdf)


In This Issue:  

Lifelong Learning Propels MATC Alum to Senior Role at Marcus Center 

Anthony D. Smith’s career was already going well when he decided to attend college at MATC. He was employed at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in marketing and community relations when he enrolled in 2010. 


Janice Marcus Woman’s Club of Wisconsin Scholarship Supports First-Generation College Students 

Many students face the first day of class feeling excited and, perhaps, a bit anxious. For students who are the first in their family to go to college, MATC student Eunice Perez says, that wave of emotions can include feeling intimidated and even scared. 


Proud Faculty Member, Alumnus Blaze Trail in Dental Hygiene 

Too many men brush off dental hygiene as a career option, and people of color remain underrepresented in the field. According to the 2016 U.S. Census Bureau report, more than 90 percent of the country’s dental hygienists are women, and about 14 percent of U.S. hygienists are people of color. 


Instructor Serves as Role Model for Students

Cynthia Galvan is an instructional chairperson and instructor for the English department in MATC’s School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She graduated from MATC and went on to achieve two master’s degrees. Her educational pursuits continue while she studies for her doctorate.


PPG Employer Partnership Means Internships, Scholarships — and Hiring Graduates

In a highly competitive market for talent, MATC’s partnership with PPG is a “win-win-win for MATC, the students and PPG,” according to Brian Brophey, who manages quality services and manufacturing support at the company’s industrial coatings plant in Oak Creek.


Franklin Businesses Pool Resources to “Upskill” Employees 

MATC’s Workforce Solutions has partnered with the Franklin Business Park Consortium (FBPC) to provide customized training to more than 600 employees since 2016. 


MATC Adult Promise Student Reclaims Her Dream by Pursuing Nursing Career 

Carissa Peters dreamed of pursuing a degree in healthcare. She enrolled as a full-time student at Xavier University of Louisiana as soon as she graduated from Milwaukee Public Schools’ Riverside University High School in 2009. But, as happens to many students, Peters found herself quickly overwhelmed by rapidly accumulating college debt. 



Past Issues


Fall 20182018 Alumni Transformations large cover

"As the proud president of Milwaukee Area Technical College, I am heartened to hear how our graduates’ MATC experience helped them attain success, how it resonates to this day and how it inspires them to support the next generation of students.

Vicki J. Martin, Ph.D.
President, Milwaukee Area Technical College


Transformations: Celebrating Alumni of Milwaukee Area Technical College | Fall 2018 (pdf)


In This Issue:  

MATC Dual Enrollment Classes Fuel Bike-Building Excellence

Donation Honors Longtime Employee, Local 212 Co-Founder and President

Retired ManpowerGroup Executive’s Career Exemplifies Benefit of Technical Education

MATC Promise for Adults Unlocks Opportunities

Alumni Volunteers Help Ensure Student Success

Alumni Friends Reunite

WISN-TV Retiree Cary Edwards, a Cinematography Alum, Focuses on the Positive and Supports Students

Alum Tops 4,000 Applicants for Coveted Photography Job With the National Park Service

As Bank Leader, Alum Shares Her MATC Success Story Throughout the Community

Report Finds MATC Contributes $1.5 Billion in Economic Impact Each Year

MATC Expands Athletics, Launches First-Ever Athletic Scholarships

Alumni Notes



2017 Annual Report imageSpring 2017

We are pleased to share with you the 2017 Milwaukee Area Technical College Annual Report. The stories of students, alumni and partners throughout this report demonstrate how the college is transforming lives, industry and community.


Inside MATC Transformations Spring 2017 | 2017 Annual report (pdf) 



Inside Transformations August 2016 coverFall 2016

Welcome to the second issue of Inside MATC Transformations, which has been designed as an electronic publication. Links in the articles provide more information about the people and programs featured in this edition and we hope you take the opportunity to learn even more about them.

The articles center around MATC students, faculty, staff and alumni; the college’s initiatives; and how these are working together to transform lives, industry and community.


Inside MATC Transformations Fall Issue 2016 (pdf)


2015 Annual Report Spring 2016

This year's MATC Annual Report offers something extra. It is the first edition of the new Inside MATC Transformations magazine.

Two times a year, the magazine will feature stories about MATC students, faculty, staff and alumni; and the college's initiatives and organizations. You will learn how the transformations made possible by MATC are unique and powerful to help transform lives, industry and community.

We invite you to see for yourself in each issue of Inside MATC Transformations.


Inside MATC Transformations Spring Issue 2016 | Annual Report 2015 (pdf)