MATC trying to tap into growing Latino population in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Area Technical College continues to close in on its goal of recruiting more Latino students and attain a coveted federal designation that would unlock thousands for dollars in grant and scholarship support for those students.

Since the 2017-18 school year, MATC's Latino population has grown from 16% of the student body to 19% as of fall 2019. In order to qualify as a Hispanic Serving Institution, MATC will need to hit 25%.

Campus leaders say educating more Latino students is crucial to meeting the needs of Milwaukee's workforce. READ MORE AT MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

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