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Club provides networking opportunities for students

by Times Staff

October 12, 2017


Filed under Features, News

The Welding Club recently met at the West Allis campus. The club has been in existence for more than 15 years.  Welding students from the one-year and the two-year programs can join. It is meant to help students with networking, and build camaraderie among students as well as the advisors. They plan and atten...

Public welcome as ‘Doors Open’

Public welcome as ‘Doors Open’

by Ashley Becker, Times Photographer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features

The Historic Milwaukee organization hosted the seventh-annual Doors Open Milwaukee Sept. 23-24. The public event provides the opportunity to see historic properties around the city at. Many tours are free. This event started seven years ago by Historic Milwaukee tour guide and local librarian, Geo...

Free food and information

Free food and information

by Lance Ambrose Sr., Times Contributor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features

“What is Constitution Day?’ asked students as they passed through the Mequon campus halls Sept.14, enlightened by the display of American flags, fancy pencils and colorful pocket pamphlets of the United States Constitution splattered around the table.  The aroma of succulent chicken and fresh-baked chocolate cooki...

Breakfast ideas for students on the go

Breakfast ideas for students on the go

by Ashley Monk, Times Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features

Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But, to a busy MATC student, breakfast is usually not the most important item on the agenda. Skipping breakfast can hinder your ability to focus in the classroom and lead to overeating later in the day. A study   by the Institu...

Students donate time, money to Robyn’s Nest

October 3, 2017


Filed under Features

Photo by Student Life During the 2016-17 school year, MATC Student Government Association (SGA) at the West Allis Campus volunteered at Robyn’s Nest, an affiliate of Children’s Hospital.  They were so impressed by the organization and its importance in the West Allis community, they voted to fund...

Organization helping with spiritual needs

by Lance Ambrose Sr., Times Contributor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Features

Intervarsity is a nationally recognized organization in over 600 campuses, including most major universities. Their purpose is to be a multi-ethnic community, seeking transformation with the Bible, in order to reach out to the needs of the people here at MATC. This is the second year for the Interva...

Oh, the places you’ll visit this summer on a budget

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Contributor

July 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Milwaukee has so much to offer, especially in the summer when most Wisconsinites want to be outside to take advantage of the nice weather. After all, we only have a small window of warm weather to last us the full year. It’s hard to pay for all the fun though. Below you will find options for things to...

Partnership with bank benefits everyone

Partnership with bank benefits everyone

by Armand Edwards, Times Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

Many students at colleges as well as universities know how important it is to keep a close eye on their finances, and savings. Making regular trips to banks and ATMs are good ways to keep an eye on one’s funds. This makes the presence of MATC’s on-campus bank a great benefit to both students and t...

Pondering water at Mequon campus

Pondering water at Mequon campus

by Meredith Rice, Times Photographer/Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features, showcase

Students, with the guidance of their teacher, Janet Nortrom, tested the water from the pond located on MATC’s Mequon campus on April 5. The students of Nortrom’s Reading/Communication pre-college class tested the water for dissolved oxygen and PH, acid/alkaline amounts, nitrates and total phosp...

Students learn life lessons through laughs

Students learn life lessons through laughs

by Charita Ford, Times Business Manager

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features

On April 4, MATC’s  Downtown Milwaukee campus welcomed diversity educator and powerhouse speaker, Matt Glowacki, to give an unconventional and thought- provoking session on lessons in life. Glowacki’s motivational talks are the perfect mix of a diversity survey course blended with relevant pop culture. Glowacki tra...

Dr. Michael Rosen moves on from MATC

Dr. Michael Rosen moves on from MATC

by Keith Schubert, Editor-in-chief

May 10, 2017


Filed under Features, showcase

Known by his peers as one of the most experienced teachers at MATC and possibly the most effective president in Local 212 history, Dr. Michael Rosen’s 28- year run at MATC is coming to an end. “What I will miss the most is the connection with the students,” said Rosen.  He recalled a recent r...

Reflections from the editor

Reflections from the editor

by Keith Schubert, Editor-in-chief

May 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinions, showcase

College in general can be an intimidating and isolating place for new students, but I’ve found that to be particularly true at MATC.  Especially if you’re coming right out of high school.  As an 18-year-old you think of college as a place where you are surrounded by people the same age as you all ...

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