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Did you make the list?

by Ronda Rockett, Times Staff Reporter
February 11, 2016
Filed under Features

Have you ever wondered what would it take to make The Deans’ List or The Provost’s List or even The President’s List? Well today is your lucky day! Listed below are three different honors recognition lists, which students with a 3.74 or better GPA can participate. For each list there are sepa...

Taste of the Times

Taste of the Times

by Kirsten Schmitt and Leo Strong
December 8, 2015
Filed under Features

Food brings us together, no matter if family or friends or strangers. Food is what sustains us. Here are a few of our favorite holiday food recipes for you to try this season. Enjoy! Happy holidays! 6  large whole eggs ¼   cup of sour cream ¼  cup of ham pieces 2   strips of bacon, torn into small pieces ¼  cup of chopped broccoli 2    slices of red onion, chopped Seasoned ...

The Times staff top 12 pet peeves

The Times staff top 12 pet peeves

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Editor-in-Chief
December 8, 2015
Filed under Features

“Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused.” - Tommy Lee Jones. Merriam-Webster defines polite as having or showing good manners or respect for other people, and being socially correct or proper. These days there seems to be a lack of politeness or courteousness to oth...

Timey’s time at the Republican Party Presidential Debate

Timey’s time at the Republican Party Presidential Debate

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Editor-in-Chief
November 18, 2015
Filed under Features

Timey is the MATC Times mascot. Timey visits many places. He goes on conferences with the MATC Times staff, visits different MATC campuses, and now he’s even been to a presidential debate. Timey was lucky enough to score a ticket to the media filing room at the Republican Party Presidential Debate at th...

Manicurist program nails it

Manicurist program nails it

by Charita Ford, Times Staff Reporter
November 18, 2015
Filed under Features

The downtown Milwaukee campus holds a hidden gem for students, faculty and the community in the Main Building, Room M108. The next generation of nail technicians and professional manicurists are taking part in an extensive 16-week program that covers manicuring theory including laws, rules, health, saf...

Native American Heritage Month celebrated at West Allis campus

November 18, 2015
Filed under Features

Ronald Preston and Daniel Preston from the San Carlos Apache Tribe in Arizona came to MATC’s West Allis campus on Nov. 4 to help celebrate Native American Heritage Month. The Preston brothers have come to MATC for the past five years,  sharing their dance and culture with students. Ronald Presto...

Retirees donate to MATC Foundation

November 18, 2015
Filed under Features

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Your Student Government presidents

Your Student Government presidents

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Editor-in-Chief
November 18, 2015
Filed under Features

Ikanih encourages students to join Student Government The Downtown Milwaukee campus has a new Student Government president, Okeema Ikanih, a student in the Health Unit Coordinator and Physical Therapy Assistant programs. She explained, “I found out about Student Government by a friend and past studen...

Grad helps out at Open House

Grad helps out at Open House

by Jose Dehoyos, Times Staff Phtotographer/Reporter
November 4, 2015
Filed under Features

October 17, the Oak Creek campus held its Open House event. High school students and adults looking to come back, or further their education, visited the event. Among one of the tables was a former graduate of the Associate in Arts accelerated program in Mequon. Veronika Greco, a 2014 graduate, for...

Father Alex shares his mission

Father Alex shares his mission

by Kirsten Schmitt, Editor-in-Chief
November 4, 2015
Filed under Features

Father Alexander “Alex” Busuttil is a missionary priest from the Missionary Society of Saint Paul, who is serving in Peru. He spoke to MATC students on Oct. 8 about Peru and the work he is doing there. Peru is a country of about 31.2 million people with the densest population in and around the ca...

Vet receives scholarship

Vet receives scholarship

by Jose Dehoyos, Times Photographer/Reporter
November 4, 2015
Filed under Features

The MATC Roundy’s Wine and Dine Scholarship is available to students enrolled in one of the following programs: Baking and Pastry Arts, Culinary Arts, Culinary Management, Meeting and Events Management, and Hotel and Hospitality Management. Applicants must have already completed six credits; must be curre...

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