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First-ever Family Fun Day at the zoo enjoyed by all

First-ever Family Fun Day at the zoo enjoyed by all

by Morgan Rindahl, Times Photographer/Writer
May 16, 2017
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MATC hosted Family Fun Day at the Milwaukee County Zoo on Sunday, April 9. The event turned out to be a big hit for students and their families. Caricature artists, games, face painting and a magician made for an exciting day filled with fun and laughter. This was the first time MATC held this event at...

Students catch a sketch at West Allis campus

Students catch a sketch at West Allis campus

by Patrick Johnson, Times Photo Editor
April 21, 2017
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Caricature drawings were done at the West Allis campus in the cafeteria on March 22 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The Student Life coordinator Patrice Jefferies put this event together for the students.  The event was to help brighten the day of all who participated on a first-come first-served basis.  The ...

Music department celebrates Black History Month in style

Music department celebrates Black History Month in style

by Patrick Johnson, Times Photo Editor
March 15, 2017
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The downtown Milwaukee campus was treated to a concert sponsored by the Black Student Union. The concert was put on by the music department in honor of Black History Month, on Feb. 27 from noon to 1 p.m. in the C Auditorium.  The line up consisted of Percussion Ensemble, The Performance Techniques, an...

Former Times photographer lands dream job

Former Times photographer lands dream job

February 15, 2017
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“I recognized his passion and tenacity pretty quickly, he was always the first one to class and the last one to leave,” says John Glembin, photography instructor at MATC, in regards to former student Jarob Ortiz. Ortiz has been getting a lot of press lately because of the position he landed with...

Native American dancers wow Mequon crowd

Native American dancers wow Mequon crowd

by Doris Newby Armstrong, Times Photographer
December 2, 2016
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Students, faculty, and even children from the Mequon daycare center, flocked to the Mequon campus cafeteria on Nov. 15 to watch the annual Native American dance celebration.  The showcase was presented by Ronald and Daniel Preston from the San Carlos Apache tribe.  The two brothers explained the meani...

Dancing with the LSO

Dancing with the LSO

by Dylon Schroeder, Times Photographer
November 17, 2016
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The Latino Student Organization held multiple events this past month in honor of Latino Heritage Month. Activities Latin dance party on Oct. 27 where about 25 students, staff and faculty came together to dance and enjoy each other’s company.  The event was aimed to educate attendees on Latino culture and ...

Do you believe in magic?

Do you believe in magic?

by Naz Silva, Times Staff Reporter
October 18, 2016
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Watching Jim Wand perform acts of hypnosis was indeed magical, but hypnosis isn’t exactly magic! Seventeen students at the West Allis campus volunteered to be hypnotized. While under hypnosis, some students were asked to play an instrument; they would pluck at imaginary cords and rock their invisible violins; one student became a conductor and used a ba...

MATC community has a blast on Milwaukee’s Voyageur

MATC community has a blast on Milwaukee’s Voyageur

by Naz Silva, Times Staff Reporter
October 7, 2016
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On the Milwaukee lakefront you can find many boat cruises to attend but nothing says fun like hanging out with your fellow students! On Friday, Sept. 23, students, faculty and staff enjoyed a boat cruise on the infamous Voyageur. Student Government organized the event and hosted two boat cruises that ...

College welcomes students, staff and faculty with free food

College welcomes students, staff and faculty with free food

by Patrick Johnson, Times Photo Editor
September 21, 2016
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On Wednesday, August 31, MATC Office of Student Life held a “Welcome Students Event” at each campus from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  This event had complimentary food that included chicken wings, coleslaw, popcorn, desserts, and snow cones. There was music, a raffle for Fit Bits and other MATC merch...

Fun at Oak Creek

Fun  at Oak  Creek

by Leo Strong, Times Contributor
July 8, 2016
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The MATC Spring Carnival was held at the Oak Creek campus on May 7 from 1-4 p.m. The MATC Student Government sponsored the event. The carnival featured games, prizes, face painting, caricatures, food, and music by the Davis Family Band. It was a great way for students and their families to relieve s...

Five Star fundraiser sets record amount for scholarships

Five Star fundraiser sets record amount for scholarships

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Editor-in-Chief
May 11, 2016
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A night filled with food is exactly what the MATC Foundation Five Star scholarship fund night is about; it is an opportunity to showcase students’ abilities while raising scholarship money for students and faculty in the Hospitality programs. With over 500 guests present, the Five Star evening was...

Participants develop eco-friendly action plans for the region

Participants develop eco-friendly action plans for the region

by Keith Schubert, Times Staff Reporter
April 29, 2016
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MATC hosted the 13th annual Sustainability Summit and Exposition at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino on April 13-14.  The goal of the summit is to educate, engage and inspire people to participate in ways that will help create a more responsible, eco-friendly environment. Debra Rowe, president of the U.S. Partners...

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