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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

Alumnus believes entrepreneurship diploma opened the door for opportunities
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

Tammy Jo Scholler encourages everyone to follow their dreams
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...

A behind the scenes look at the Times

Producer Ellis Lynch follows the newspaper as it covers the 2020 Election
November 3, 2020

Local candidates nearing the finish line

Assembly District 8 votes for a new leader
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

Jeff Janz eager to help reach the goal of increasing the college’s retention and graduation rates
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 ...

Kyle Brightsman

Marketing graduate Kyle Brightsman prepared for success

Getting to the next level, reaching goals, and learning new material motivated MATC graduate
by Christine Smith, Times Staff Reporter February 19, 2020

Brightsman set his bar this high once he found a major that checked off creativity, learning new material, and having teachers go above and beyond to make sure the students learn as much hands-on as they...


Martinez serves up a Puerto Rician classic dish

Culinary Corner

Alex Martinez is third generation Puerto Rican decent who grew up in the suburbs and was not taught the Spanish language growing up. He says the main thing that connected him to his culture was food. “My...

Shanice Hemphill

Leading with Shanice — by Shanice Hemphill

There is success in consistency
February 19, 2020

We may be living in the internet age where information travels at the speed of light. The age when you can have just about anything delivered to you by using an App. There are still some things that...

Bucks Montage

Fiserv Forum Tour Takes Visitors Behind the Scenes

by Victoria Magee, Editor-in-Chief January 30, 2020

The walking tour of the Fiserv Forum may be one of the biggest secrets on Sixth Street. For a fee of $15 you get to experience spaces in the building typically exclusive to professional athletes and entertainers. Tours...

Fire Works

Summerfest May be Over but the Fun Continues Through the Fall

Festivals, Night Markets, Live Music and More!
January 30, 2020

Summerfest is one of the largest music festivals in Wisconsin, but will it remain that way? According to Summerfest numbers last year, there was an 8 percent drop in attendance for 2018, and based on observation,...

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