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MPS Seniors Encouraged to Make Smart Move Before Starting College

More than 150 MPS graduating high school seniors visited MATC on March 21, toured the Downtown Milwaukee Campus, completed paperwork, talked to...

MATC Primed to See 6th Street Transformed

Sixth Street — one of the main thoroughfares bordering Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Downtown Milwaukee Campus — will become...

MATC’s Innovative CNC Training Program Gets National Attention

Representatives of the American Manufacturing Communities Collaborative visited MATC on Tuesday, March 12, and saw first hand how the college is...

New WTCS State Ambassador Brings World of Experience to the Job

In February, Alhum Alipuly, an MATC Food Science Technology student from Kazakhstan, was chosen to represent MATC as a state ambassador to the...

Froedtert Scholarship Gives Dental Hygiene Graduate Plenty of Reasons to Smile

Ana Paulina Cardenas, who came to the United States from Mexico as a child, earned an associate degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College in...

Straight Talk: MATC Alumna Uses Her Experience and Education To Find the Next Generation of Nurses

Brigette Bendzka, a Milwaukee native and 1999 MATC Practical Nursing graduate, become one of first patient care service nurse recruiters in...

M-Cubed Announces Milwaukee Direct Admit Program To Increase College Access

 The M-Cubed collaboration between MATC, Milwaukee Public Schools and UWM on January 25 announced Milwaukee Direct Admit, in which high...

MATC Reports Progress in Graduation, Retention Rates

After three years of work with EAB - the premier provider of higher education research, technology, and enrollment solutions - Milwaukee Area...

MATC Honors Life and Achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

MATC's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, along with its council, celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

With MATC Welding Certificates, Future Brighter for 10 Men in the Correctional System

Ten men in the care of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections who chose to improve their lives by participating in Milwaukee Area Technical...

Joy of Persistence: MATC GED/HSED Graduates Obtain Diplomas

More than 300 Milwaukee Area Technical College students received their General Education Development (GED) certificates and High School Equivalency...

Love Story: Myanmar Couple Getting High School Equivalency Diplomas From MATC

Milwaukee Area Technical College, helped Paul Sum and Lian Nu — a married couple who came to the United States from Malaysia in 2014 —...

MATC’s Integrated Education and Training (IET) program changing — even saving — lives

Eddie J. Knox an a dozen other students were recognized on Tuesday, December 12 for completing MATC IET programs in Healthcare Customer Service,...

MATC Promise Program Delivers for Puerto Rico Native

Choosing to attend Milwaukee Area Technical College was one of the easiest decisions Thailyanis De Jesus ever made. The MATC Promise for New High...

MATC Graduates Told Persistence, Courage Are Keys to Success

More than 500 graduates participated in Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Winter Commencement at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee on Sunday,...

Paying It Forward: Outstanding Technical Diploma Student Ready to Help Others

Thanks to a full-ride scholarship from the Ellen & Joe Checota MATC Scholarship Program, Chardaye Hartz completed her courses with honors and...

Outstanding Degree Student Conquers Cruelty With Compassion

For her academic achievements and community involvement, Hasnah Hussin was selected as the college’s Outstanding Graduate – Associate...

MATC President’s Award Winner Has Unique View of the World

Despite an uncertain future as an undocumented immigrant, Leslie Garcia Ramirez has moved forward and excelled. She earned several scholarships and...

For First Time in a Long Time, Checota Scholar’s Present and Future Are Bright

Thanks to Milwaukee Area Technical College and a full-ride scholarship from the Ellen and Joe Checota MATC Scholarship Program, Anthony Owens has a...

Full-Ride Scholarship Provides Tuition, Books, Supplies Along With Support and Care

MATC administrators and students, along with Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson, urged current and prospective MATC students to apply for a Ellen...

MATC Metallica Scholar Has Hands of Welder, Heart of Artist

Thanks to Milwaukee Area Technical College and a scholarship supported by the world-famous rock band Metallica, Colombia native Daniel Rubiano has...

Brand New World Awaits Brand New U.S. Citizens

The determination and accomplishments of 26 new U.S. citizens were recognized by Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, city officials, community partners, and...

Checota Scholar Has Always Been All About Helping Others

Thanks to MATC and to the Ellen and Joe Checota MATC Scholarship Program, Faby López Franco will graduate in December, join the workforce and...

MATC Switches on Powerful Partnership in Milwaukee’s Metcalfe Park

Representatives of MATC, We Energies, the City of Milwaukee, the Metcalfe Park neighborhood and the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District...

Uniquely Abled Academy Graduate Fitting in Just Fine in the Working World

Eric Gama recently graduated from Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Uniquely Abled Academy (UAA), designed to give students with autism the...