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GED/HSED Graduation Held June 1 at MATC's Downtown Milwaukee Campus
June 2, 2016
Approximately 225 students were honored for earning General Educational Development (GED) or High School Equivalency Diplomas (HSED) June 1 at Cooley Auditorium at Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Downtown Milwaukee Campus. The ceremony recognizes students graduating from Milwaukee Area Technical College and its 30 community-based educational partners.
Speakers included Alejandro Nuñez, English language learning education director for the Wisconsin Technical College System; Dr. Kurt Wachholz, chairperson of the Milwaukee Area Technical College District Board; Dr. Mohammad Dakwar, MATC provost; Dr. Gloria Pitchford-Nicholas, MATC dean of the School of Pre-College Education; and Jerilynn Sutherland, a graduate representing UMOS. Nuñez officially conferred the degrees. John Milton, another graduate representing the UMOS and Employ Milwaukee (formerly the HIRE Center), made announcements.