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Call of Duty: Homestead High School Senior Earns EMT Diploma at MATC

Homestead High School student Ayden Wucherer enrolled in Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Emergency Medical Technician program and spent...

All Heart: Two MATC Echocardiography Graduates Win Prestigious National Scholarship

MATC Cardiovascular Technology-Echocardiography graduates Ann Achtien and Ame Eng, who received their associate degrees at the college’s...

HSED Graduate Never Gave Up on Her Big Dreams

More than 20 years after dropping out of high school, Milwaukee Area Technical College is helping Maria Elena Rubio realize all her delayed dreams....

Worth the Wait: MATC GED/HSED Graduates Overcome Obstacles To Earn Their Diplomas

On Monday, May 20, 281 MATC students earned their GED certificates and HSED diplomas at a boisterous, ebullient graduation ceremony at MATC’s...

Woman With a Plan: Architectural Technology Graduate Building a Successful Career in Construction

As an award-winning, senior integrated construction manager at Mortenson Construction, MATC alumnae Mariya Sorensen leads a six-member team that...

Integrated Education and Training Students Take First Steps on Path to Success

On Thursday, May 16, 11 students completed programs in Healthcare Customer Service, Office Technology Assistant and Bilingual Office Assistant...

MATC Graduates Urged to Display Courage, Confidence and Character

On Sunday, May 19, more than 1,500 students received their associate degrees, technical diplomas, apprenticeship diplomas and adult high school...

MATC to Graduate More Than 1,500 Students At 2024 Spring Commencement

At noon on Sunday, May 19, Milwaukee Area Technical College will host its 2024 Spring Commencement at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. More than 1,500...

For MATC President’s Award Winner, Going Away Means Helping at Home

MATC graduate Soumaila Sawadogo, a native of the west African nation of Burkina Faso, received the President’s Award, a collegewide...

MATC’s Outstanding Degree Graduate Wants World to Eat Better, Live Longer

Cheron Copeland, who will receive an associate degree from MATC’s Nutrition and Dietetic Technician program on Sunday, May 19, was named...

Smart Money: Outstanding Diploma Graduate Plans To Share Business Acumen

To honor her aspirations to help her hometown, her achievements in the classroom, and her dedication to serving the community, Gabrielle...

Pride and Joy: MATC Shines for Wisconsin Technical College System President

Dr. Morna Foy president of the Wisconsin Technical College System which oversees the state’s 16 technical colleges, came to MATC’s...

MATC Pro Tip: Keep Your Car Tires Round and Sound

Daniel E. Young, an instructor in Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Automotive Maintenance program, can help you make sure your tires...

In Their Own Words: MATC ESL Students Share Personal Stories in Book

More than 200 MATC ESL students contributed their personal experiences for a book entitled "Sharing Our World: A Collection of Writing from...

Making Milwaukee Beautiful: MATC Students, Faculty and Staff Pitch In on Earth Day

On Monday, April 22 — the 54th annual Earth Day — hundreds of Milwaukee Area Technical College students, staff and faculty did their...

Gearing Up: Scholarships Help MATC Apprentices Get Right Tools and Equipment

More than two dozen Milwaukee Area Technical College students in apprenticeship programs recently received some green to get some gear. This month,...

Signing on the Dotted Line: High School Seniors Celebrate Commiting to MATC

Nearly 200 high school seniors who committed to attend Milwaukee Area Technical College at the college’s second Senior Signing Day on...

Four Finalists Selected in MATC Presidential Search

The Milwaukee Area Technical College District Board has selected four finalists to be the college’s next president.

MATC Baking and Pastry Arts Students Show They’re the Cream of Crop

Eight MATC Baking and Pastry Arts students won awards at a Wisconsin Bakers Association competition held at the 2024 Wisconsin Food &...

Eating It Up: MATC Culinary Graduate Relishing Running the Kitchen

Connor Murdoch has turned his passion for food into a profession. He earned an associate degree from Milwaukee Area Technical College’s...

MATC Photography Alumnus Continues to Sharpen His Career Focus

MATC Photography graduate Jarob Ortiz has worked for the National Park Service's Heritage Documentation program since 2017, traveling the...

Chewing the Fat: Two Milwaukee Chefs Share Their Recipes for Success

MATC alumnus Paul Bartolotta and Milwaukee chef Dan Jacobs shared their considerable culinary insight, inspiration and experiences with almost 200...

Brand New Big Rig Is Big News for MATC Truck Driving Program

Students in MATC's Truck Driving program just got a cutting-edge piece of equipment to help them be successful: a 2024 Volvo VNL 760....

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’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...