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Alum and former commencement speakers life saving decision

Alum and former commencement speaker’s life saving decision

by Victoria Magee, Editor-in-Chief March 17, 2022

This story originally appeared in the October 8 - November 4 2021 issue of the MATC Times (print edition).      Four years ago, Keshia Herrington’s parole officer gave her two choices, a life...

Winter Commencement ceremony held at venue known for loud cheers

Winter Commencement ceremony held at venue known for loud cheers

by Victoria Magee, Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2022

Students attending the winter graduating class of 2021 ceremony are making college history as the first to walk across the stage in the Fiserv Forum. This occasion will also mark the first in-person...

Artist John Kowalczyk created the mixed-media painting collage titles Create, Cultivate, Collaborate specifically for the Colleges Community Art Collection.

Over a year in the making: The Community Art Collection

by Victoria Magee, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2021

A need for artwork around the college arose over two years ago when planned renovations started on buildings at the Downtown campus. These upgrades created new open spaces including study nodes, large...

Hispanic Heritage Month will feature celebrations at each campus locations

Hispanic Heritage Month will feature celebrations at each campus locations

by Megan A. Orozco Reyes, Times Staff Reporter September 14, 2021

Preparing for Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, was no easy task for the college’s student organization, Latinx Unidos.  Felipe Beltran Velazquez, president of the organization,...

Tuition assistance opportunities still available for students

Tuition assistance opportunities still available for students

by Victoria Magee, Editor-in-Chief September 13, 2021

Paying for college can be a challenge for students and their families. Add a pandemic and this challenging issue can quickly evolve into a crisis. The good news is funding may still be available for...

Alumnus Ja Quin Brown-Holland enjoyed his time at the college as the Milwaukee Bucks brand ambassador. This watch party was one of the last events held before the lockdown.

Ambitious graduate dreaming big

by Alyse Pfeil, Times Staff Reporter March 29, 2021

Ja Quin Brown-Holland graduated with a Technical Diploma in Entrepreneurship from the college in December.  Fast forward three short months and the alumnus already has his eyes set on a possible return. Laying...

Commencement ceremonies with a twist. MATC’s Winter 2020 Commencement Ceremony student speaker Tammy Jo Scholler (L) will be sharing the day’s spotlight with her daughter Madyson Scholler (R). As Tammy Jo Scholler is addressing the Class of 2020, Madyson Scholler will be receiving her bachelor’s degree of Fine Arts in Photography from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Both ceremonies took place virtually on December 11th. Luckily for the Schollers, the event will be televised on Milwaukee PBS Channel 10.1 on Saturday, December 19 at 4:30 p.m.

Winter student Commencement Speaker Inspires Fellow Classmates

December 19, 2020

The Power of Intention is the name of a book written by Wayne Dyer.  It is also a phrase that could be used to help describe the deliberate style of Tammy Jo Scholler. In 2018 while thinking about...

I scream, you scream, we all scream for nice cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for nice cream

November 10, 2020

Dear diet detectives- I always have a hankering for some ice cream after dinner, but we all know that ice cream isn’t the best for you, what are some better choices or recipes I can try to satisfy my...

Local candidates nearing the finish line

by Nancy Rodriguez and Juan May-Stokes November 3, 2020

*Updated 11/4/2020 Angel Sanchez and Sylvia Ortiz-Velez are competing for the Assembly seat in Wisconsin District 8.  Both are products of local public schooling, both are striving to help improve...

Fast Fund Gala a Success

by Victoria Magee, Editor-in-chief October 28, 2020

Fast Fund held its fund-raising gala at Flores  Hall last month during which there was a silent auction, speeches by local dignitaries, including Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes, a tribute to  Mary Anne...

New vice president brings a wealth of experience

by Victoria Magee, Editor-In-chief October 21, 2020

A man in a black t-shirt and jeans strolls into the gym, waves slightly to a friend, and takes his place, eagerly awaiting the start of the Stormers basketball team’s last home game in the gym at ...

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