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MATC Fire, Police and EMS Expo brings community together

MATC Fire, Police and EMS Expo brings community together

by Victoria Magee, Times Staff Reporter

September 25, 2018

Over 1,100 people attended the first MATC Fire, Police and EMS Expo held earlier this month at the Oak Creek Campus. The Expo showcased the school’s Protective Services Department while providing an array of spirited demonstrations and fun for all who attended. The festivities began with a parade...

Get friendly with your farmer’s market

by Charita Ford, Times Contributor

July 13, 2018

The days are long and the sun is going strong – summer is officially here. And along with all of the fun that summer has to offer – pools, picnics and sunshine – don’t forget your waistline. Students often have the desire to eat healthy and get fit but are short in two areas: money and time. B...

Celebrating brotherhood with a night of nostalgia

Celebrating brotherhood with a night of nostalgia

by Mara Cook, Times Editor-in-Chief

July 11, 2018

In 1958 the fraternity of Alpha Nu Beta applied for and was granted charter status by the then president of Milwaukee Institute of Technology, Dr. George Parkinson.  This set in motion the 14-year journey of this and four other Greek societies on campus.  Between 1958 to 1972, the Alphas had 300 m...

Students stop and shop for opportunity at Employer Marketplace

by Carol M Starr, Times Contributor

May 18, 2018

  On March 22, the MATC JOBshop sponsored an Employer Marketplace held in the downtown Milwaukee campus S Building in the second floor atrium. Representatives from the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office – Corrections, Southwest Key Programs – Youth Mentoring Programs and Allied Health Group ...

MATC, zoo keepers of family fun

by Matthew Dahl, Times Contributor

May 18, 2018

Photo by Matthew Dahl   Families from all over the area visit the Milwaukee County Zoo for a Family Fun Day, where volunteers from MATC ran various activities on Sunday, April 22. Activities included face painting, portrait sketches, and several carnival-inspired games for the entire family to enjoy. ...

Vivian Beckley, a blueprint for success

by Rocio Padilla, Times Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018

Maybe it’s a common misconception, but everyone tends to think interesting people only exist in Hollywood shows in the form of celebrities and documentary subjects seen on Vice. In reality however, you can find them right next to you on the bus. Vivian E. Beckley is such a person; she is a communicat...

Seed your way to spring

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Contributor

May 16, 2018

A new kind of library opened on April 9 at the Mequon campus. The MATC Seed Library was introduced to approximately 135 students, faculty, staff and the community on Seed Day. According to campus and interlibrary loan librarian, Kathy Blume, “Since the MATC Seed Library opened on April 9, we have...

Students get topping on an important topic

May 16, 2018

Financial information topped off with ice cream was the doubleheader hosted by Oak Creek student government on April 25 at the Oak Creek campus. Photo by Carol Johnson/Times...

Come with me on a culinary journey

Come with me on a culinary journey

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Cheif

May 16, 2018

For the past six years the annual Five Star Food and Wine evening has served as a open door to the MATC experience for community members, partners and supporters to touch, taste, and test the fruits of labor from the college’s best and brightest. The event brings together the collective power of student...

Evidence that tech colleges are effective

Evidence that tech colleges are effective

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...

Oak Creek Student Government helps the homeless

Oak Creek Student Government helps the homeless

by Student Life Office

May 3, 2018

From March 5 to March 29, the Oak Creek Student Government conducted a clothing drive for the homeless. Participants included Kenneth Thomas, Student Government Oak Creek vice president, Sara Paschke, Student Government Oak Creek president, and Jennifer Fuchs, member of Student Government Oak Creek. ...

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