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Challenge grant of $3 million sets record as largest ever

Challenge grant of $3 million sets record as largest ever

by Keith Schubert, Editor-in-chief
March 31, 2017
Filed under Features, showcase, Top Stories

Al Hurvis, a highly successful automotive executive with Heiser Ford in Milwaukee, was known among his professional peers as “the professor” and cared deeply about education, according to his son Tom Hurvis. It was in his father’s honor that he co-founded the Al Hurvis/Automobile Dealers Assoc...

New initiative strives for seamless education

New initiative strives for seamless education

by Keith Schubert, Editor-in-chief
November 15, 2016
Filed under Top Stories

On Oct. 29 MATC presented “Our Voice, Our Future,” an event hosted by the M3 (M cubed) initiative. The M3 initiative is a relatively new project, started about a year ago. Their vision is as follows: “The creation of a comprehensive, quality public education network that lifts our city and nurture...

Graduate exhibits at 12th Annual Green Vehicle Showcase

Graduate exhibits at 12th Annual Green Vehicle Showcase

by Jose Dehoyos, Times Staff Reporter/Photographer
May 11, 2015
Filed under Events, Top Stories

On Tuesday, April 21, Wisconsin Clean Cites and the downtown campus hosted the latest showcase on alternative fueled vehicles. This event was sponsored by the American Lung Association in Wisconsin, which puts out a quarterly newsletter called Clean Air Choice Connection. Their mission statement is...

MATC grad to dean while manifesting dream

MATC grad to dean while manifesting dream

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Downtown Campus Editor
April 21, 2015
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The year was 1989 and a very determined young man named Rich Busalacchi sat on top of the roof of the MATC Downtown Milwauke campus on a sunny August day with stars in his eyes and thoughts injected out into the universe. As the Day Student Senate President, Busalacchi told the MATC Times in an article...

Author, poet Baca shares stories old and new

Author, poet Baca shares stories old and new

by Crystal Montgomery, Times Staff Reporter
March 24, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Scene, Top Stories

Jimmy Santiago Baca is a poet that went through a lot and puts his experiences into his books. Some of his books that got him noticed are “A Place to Stand” and “Singing at the Gates.” He won the International Prize for the book “A Place to Stand” and said that he wasn’t expecting it. He...

Student Accommodations Services is here to help

Student Accommodations Services is here to help

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief
March 9, 2015
Filed under Features, Top Stories

“It would be almost impossible.” That’s how Ozzie Burt imagines getting through college without the resources he uses at the Student Accommodations Services department at MATC. Burt is a Physical Therapy Assistant student who was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease shortly before he enrolled. “In...

Federal loan checks to be cut in half, sent twice

Federal loan checks to be cut in half, sent twice

by Edgar Davis, Times Staff Reporter
February 28, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

MATC students will be receiving their spring semester federal student loan disbursements in two equal payments, according to a series of three emails distributed to students by Camille Nicolai, Department of Student Financial Aid and Employment Services director. The second disbursement will happen on...

Mequon VP’s leadership qualities recognized

Mequon VP’s leadership qualities recognized

by LeShone Hosea Jackson, Times Staff Reporter
January 27, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Dr. Wilma L. Bonaparte, vice president of MATC’s Mequon campus, has received the Children’s Excellence Legacy Award for Community Service from the Milwaukee Affiliate Black Child Development Institute (BCDI). Bonaparte has become the exemplification of hard work, ethics and positive productivity...

Vehicle repair requests taken during winter season

Vehicle repair requests taken during winter season

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Staff Reporter
January 27, 2015
Filed under News, Top Stories

Is car trouble running you down? You may be in luck to get your ride going again. The MATC associate degree and diploma-level automotive programs take in a few customer vehicles as part of their curriculum at the Oak Creek campus. They work on brakes, steering and suspension, drive trains, electrical...

Hip-Hop Club talent show performance

Hip-Hop Club talent show performance

by LeShone Hosea Jackson, Times Staff Reporter
January 27, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Top Stories

Once again the hip-hop club brings it to the stage, featuring live performances at the downtown campus. The energy in the room was intense and highly inviting. Many of the performers were in corners practicing as if preparing for a title bout match. A circle within a circle and an X marked the selected...

From books to badges: Criminal justice program trains for success

From books to badges: Criminal justice program trains for success

by Michelle Ferrell, Times Features Editor
November 19, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Ask police officers and they’ll probably tell you that law enforcement isn’t an easy career track. The job can be rough and the hours can be long; and as Lt. Patrick Martin says, “There aren’t often a lot of thank-yous that come with it.” Not just anyone is cut out to be a police officer, and...

Maker Faire delights with creativity

Maker Faire delights with creativity

by Kerry Lynch, Times Photographer
October 15, 2014
Filed under Final Focus, Top Stories

Artists, inventors, techie nerds, and innovation lovers all found something inspirational at Maker Faire Milwaukee, held Sept. 27 and 28 at Wisconsin State Fair Park.  Exhibitors were people truly in love with and dedicated to their craft, motivated by their own creativity and ability to be the artist,...

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