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Mequon, West Allis campuses host MATC Safety Fair

Mequon, West Allis campuses host MATC Safety Fair

by Kerry Lynch, Times Staff Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Events, Final Focus, showcase

If a fire starts near you are you prepared to extinguish it? Students had the opportunity to learn about the features of fire extinguishers and to use one to put out a virtual fire at the Mequon campus on Oct. 10 and the West Allis campus on Oct. 24 during the MATC Safety Fair. Campus Public Safety officers...

West Allis celebrates National Apple Day

West Allis celebrates National Apple Day

by Times Contributor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Events, Features

Amber Buerger, Jeremy Marek, Jessica Delasky and Brianna Levine, members of the Interior Design Club at the West Allis campus, celebrated “National Apple Day.” They handed out several different types of apples and showcased some of their class projects to interested staff and students.

Day of Dead at Mequon Campus

Day of Dead at Mequon Campus

by Kerry Lynch, Times Staff Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Events, Features, Holidays

Noel Crowder, MATC Environmental Health and Water Quality student, poses at the model of a typical altar constructed by Latin American cultures at the Mequon campus on Oct. 31. The Day of the Dead is a celebration that originated with the Aztecs several thousand years ago. It is a time for remembering...

Hobo Johnson swings into song

Hobo Johnson swings into song

by Greg Zeller, Times Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Area, Events, Music, Reviews, Scene

Hobo Johnson, a revolutionizing artist out of Nashville, Tennessee, brings an interesting perspective to hip-hop music. While Hobo Johnson performs with live instruments and an entire band, his style of music portrays more of a poetry vibe. Fans were waiting anxiously for Hobo Johnson to come onto the ...

Open house shows off six new Swiss CNC machines

Open house shows off six new Swiss CNC machines

by Ginny Gnadt, Times Contributor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Events, News, showcase

MATC recently added new state-of-the-art equipment to enhance training for its CNC (computer numerical control) Swiss machine tool operations classes. Six new Tsugami precision machine tools were purchased and installed at MATC’s Downtown Milwaukee Campus in recent months. On Oct. 17 MATC hosted an...

The return of Bad Bad Hats

by Maribel Guarin, Times Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Music, Scene

On December 8th Bad Bad Hats will be back in Milwaukee to preform at the Back Room @Colective. The Band, originally from Minneapolis, is currently touring the country to promote their sophomore album, "Lighting Round". For vocalist Kerry Alexander, being a musician is a dream come true. "When I was...

ALSO Club food drive

by ASLO Club, Times Contributor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Events, Features, Top Stories

The ALSO (Accommodating Life Services Organization Club will be hosting a food drive on Wednesday December 5th. They would like students, staff and the like to donate 5 or more non-perishable food items to benefit the MATC students in need. The food drive will take place in the S-buildilng on the third...

Student Government hosts “FAFSA Fest”

by Times Contributor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events, News

Have you filed your 2019-2020 FAFSA yet? It's that time again and Student Government wants to help you out! On Nov. 20 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. in room S203A at the Downtown Milwaukee Campus, Student Government will host "FAFSA Fest" with prizes, free snacks and soda, and of course free FAFSA...

Always noble brothers, 60 years strong

Always noble brothers, 60 years strong

by Mara Cook, Times Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events, Final Focus, In the Community, News, showcase

September 29 marked the night for the ANB (Alpha Nu Beta) Fraternity of the then Milwaukee Institute of Technology. They were granted their charter in 1958 from School Director Dr. Parkinson. From then it set the stage for life-long friendships and some marriages that are still going strong. This...

Jim Wand returns to West Allis Campus once more

Jim Wand returns to West Allis Campus once more

by Bethany Eischen, Times Online Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Events, News, showcase

On Oct. 2, Dr. Jim Wand returned to the West Allis campus to put on his annual show as well as host a private group session for more serious inquiries into hypnotism. He’s been performing at West Allis Campus for more than 20 years and has become a campus favorite. The morning started with a brief...

Transfer Days visits downtown campus

by Times Contributor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Events, In the Community, News

Oct. 1-4 hosted Transfer Days where 4-year colleges had the opportunity to speak with students who might be interested in attending their schools after graduating. The event was offered at each of our campuses.  ...

Citywide initiative helps boys and men of color become heros

Citywide initiative helps boys  and men of color become heros

by Jodicee Harris, Times Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Area, Events, Features, In the Community, News, showcase

Photo by Valerie Evans   The Milwaukee Boys and Men of Color celebrated their fifth annual week of activities Oct. 1-6. The week focused on issues that men of color face and was a way for the men to connect and celebrate with one another. The first day of activities kicked off with a breakfast held at...

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