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Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) Steering Committee and Prospanica Milwaukee will hold its second free virtual Latinx career opportunities conference from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 28. “Pursuing and Achieving Your Goals. Yes, We Can!” is designed for Hispanic/Latino/a 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.
Christine Neumann-Ortiz, executive director, Voces de la Frontera, will present the keynote address. The event seeks to bring hope and recognition to Latinx students who have been resilient throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
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. More than 30,000 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 170 academic programs; and transfer options leading to bachelor’s degrees with more than 40 four-year colleges and universities. Overwhelmingly, MATC graduates build careers and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.