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Associate degree and diploma HVAC students enjoy closing remarks while displaying their first-place trophy.

by Mara Cook, Times Online Editor

May 14, 2018

HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) instructor Doni Bartley has lead a team of students and staff to the Lennox VisionTech Conference for the last four years.  Each year they attended they placed; two first places, and second and third places were achieved.  This year there were 26 stu...

The wonderful world of West Allis campus

by Student Life Office, Times Contributor

May 7, 2018


Milwaukee Community members “March for Our Lives”

Participants walk down State Street in Milwaukee.

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2018

Student and community members rallied together Saturday, March 24, marching from the Milwaukee County Courthouse to Red Arrow Park to protest the numerous incidents of gun violence all over the United States. Marchers protested in solidarity under the theme “protect lives, not guns.” Students...

It’s time to save students’ ‘Bucks’

Matc and the Milwaukee Bucks, have come together in hosting a Game Night, also having ambassadors working with Matc and students in various educational and employment oppurtunities in the future. Full shot of the viewing room.

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018

The MATC Times and the Milwaukee Bucks Student Rush Ambassadors partnered to sponsor a viewing party for students and community members to watch the Milwaukee Bucks take on the Chicago Bulls on Friday, March 23. Students gathered on the third floor of the S-Building and enjoyed popcorn, cookies and soda pro...

Calendar of summer events

by Ashley Zunker, Times Staff Photographer

July 2, 2015

Jazz in the Park Every Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. June 4 to September 3 Cathedral Square Park, Downtown Milwaukee Jazz in the Park is free concert event that happens every Thursday.  Music ranges from jazz to reggae. The music starts at 6 p.m. but come early to enjoy food and drinks. Chill on a H...

Graduate exhibits at 12th Annual Green Vehicle Showcase

This 2015 Ford Taurus alternative fueled Green Vehicle was on display at the downtown MATC campus. The vehicle was brought in by one of the event’s major sponsors, the American Lung Association in Wisconsin.

by Jose Dehoyos, Times Staff Reporter/Photographer

May 11, 2015

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...

Grand Ball to the rescue!

Shaun Hoekman (L) and Leila Kane are this year’s Downtown Milwaukee campus Grand Ball king and queen. They were both sponsored by the Biotechnology Network Club.

by Crystal Montgomery, Times Staff Reporter

May 11, 2015

Annual event parties it up, comic book-style On Saturday, April 18, students from all campuses attended the annual Grand Ball event to crown the new kings and queens of each campus. This year’s theme was Superheroes and Villains. Students also got to dress up as their favorite villain or superhero. Pe...

“Goals are dreams with a deadline…”

Jimmy Boudreaux, senior sesigner/owner of Boudreaux’s House of Fashion Design & Vintage Re-Design, visits MATC’s Oak Creek campus.

by Ashley Marie Franklin, Times Staff Reporter/Photographer

May 11, 2015

On the evening of March 31, Jimmy Boudreaux, senior designer/owner of Boudreaux’s House of Fashion Design & Vintage Re-Design, visited MATC’s Oak Creek campus to present the student Fashion Club with his own thoughtful insight and hard-earned experience within the fashion world. The evening included...

Five Star event is five stars

Nikie Brand (L), instructor Chuck Stepanovich, and Sabrina Coleman (R) hand out specialty pizzas such as pesto and lobster, spicy chorizo and portobello mushrooms with prosciutto.

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Downtown Campus Editor

May 11, 2015

The Five Star Food and Wine Evening bedazzled and catered to the spice-rack wits of its attendees on Thursday, April 23. Another great success of palette enticing, networking and good cheer, it collected people from all around Wisconsin and beyond. Once you enter, you’re immediately greeted by silver...

The Bots are brothers by day, bandmates by night

Bots performs on the first day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., on Friday, April 11, 2014.

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Photo Editor

April 21, 2015

The Bots made their debut at the Rave on March 28 as part of a tour with the Preatures and Blood Band. Mikaiah Lei and Anaiah Lei are brothers by day and bandmates by night. They hail from Los Angeles and perform indie rock/garage punk music. Mikaiah is the lead vocalist, guitarist, and bassist, and...

MATC’s CJSO Cookin’ Chili for a great cause

Jim Dailey, instructor of Police Technology, displays his winning Smokin’ Hot Wagon Chili.

by Leo Strong, Times Assistant Photography Editor

April 21, 2015

The Seventh Annual CJSO Charity Community Chili Cook-off Fundraiser was held at the Oak Creek Community Center on March 25. The MATC Criminal Justice Student Organization (CJSO) sponsored the event, which was open to the public. Prices for the chili were $3 for a bowl and $15, or $10 with student ID,...

Saint Patty’s Day dancers jig Irish joy

Performers from Kinsella Academy of Irish Dance entertained students, faculty and staff on St. Patrick’s Day at the Downtown Milwaukee and West Allis campuses.

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Downtown Campus Editor

March 24, 2015

Once again, the tradition to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day while watching the art of Irish dancing was enlivened by Kinsella Academy of Irish Dance. With two knock-out performances given at the Downtown and West Allis campuses, they frolicked through the hearts of clapping, lucky onlookers. The traditional...

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