MATC and Prospanica Milwaukee to Host Free Virtual Latinx Career Opportunities Conference March 11

Ginny Gnadt, Public Relations Coordinator, gnadtv@MATC.EDU

March 04, 2021

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Hispanic-Serving Institution Task Force and Prospanica Milwaukee will hold a free virtual Latinx career opportunities conference from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 11. 

“Searching and Reaching Your Dreams” is designed for Latinx students who want to explore career opportunities and pathways. Students will receive guidance on how to address job career choices as well as options to transfer to a four-year institution. The session will focus on MATC programs and career paths.

Pascual Rodriguez, motivational speaker and director of COVID-19 School and Family Support at City Forward Collective, will present the keynote address. Rodriguez served as principal for Bruce Guadalupe Community School in Milwaukee for 18 years. He attended MATC, and holds a bachelor’s degree from Marquette University and a master’s degree from National Louis University.

Register at For more information, contact Maria Solano-Solano at

 Wisconsin’s largest technical college and one of the most diverse two-year institutions in the Midwest, Milwaukee Area Technical College is a key driver of southeastern Wisconsin’s economy and has provided innovative education in the region since 1912. Nearly 35,000 students per year attend the college’s four campuses and community-based sites or learn online. MATC offers affordable and accessible education and training opportunities that empower and transform lives in the community. The college offers more than 150 academic programs; and transfer options leading to bachelor’s degrees with more than 35 four-year colleges and universities. Overwhelmingly, MATC graduates build careers and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.