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Come with me on a culinary journey

Come with me on a culinary journey

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Cheif

May 16, 2018


Filed under Events, Features, Final Focus

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...

It’s time to save students’ ‘Bucks’

It’s time to save students’ ‘Bucks’

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Events, Features, Final Focus, Sports

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...

Music for the soul, from the soul

Music for the soul, from the soul

by Lucia Balistreri, Times Assistant Photo Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Final Focus, Music

“The family that plays together, stays together,” said Greg Davis, husband of Ollie Davis, and father to Andre, Aaron and Artemas. The Davis Family Band brought their talent and family culture to MATC’s Downtown Milwaukee campus cafeteria on Feb. 14 to perform, and share soul food with studen...

Environmental Health and Water Quality Technology program celebrates 50 years

Environmental Health and Water Quality Technology program celebrates 50 years

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Contributor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Final Focus

  MATC's Environmental Health and Water Quality Technology program is celebrating its 50 years in existence. The associate degree program originated around January 1968, according to the two full-time faculty members of the program, Kathy Bates and Jerry Ortiz. They said it started at the MAT...

Free or discounted services offered here

Free or discounted services offered here

by Asiya Mohamed, Lucia Balistreri, Jacquelyne Daniels, Times Photographer, Times Assistant Photographer Editor and Features Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Final Focus, showcase

Not many people know that MATC offers various services for the public at discounted rates:  dental hygiene clinic, on campus child care, nail and hair services, a bakery and restaurant to name a few. These are staffed by current students. The dental hygiene clinic offers cleaning services and X-...

A fun affair if you dare

A fun affair if you dare

by Charita Ford, Times Editior-in-Chief

January 9, 2018


Filed under Final Focus

The 74th annual Holiday Folk Fair International took place Nov. 17 - 19 in the State Fair Park Exposition Center in West Allis. The festival features food, fun and culture from around the world. Visitors could taste German, Japanese, Egyptian, and Ugandan food dishes, just to name a sampling of the ...

Native American dancers wow crowd

Native American dancers wow crowd

by Doris Newby Armstrong, Times Photographer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Final Focus, showcase

Students, staff and faculty, from the Downtown Milwaukee campus came to watch the annual Native American dance celebration at the third floor S- Building atrium on Nov. 14. The showcase was presented by Ronald and Daniel Preston from the San Carlos Apache tribe.   The two brothers explained the meaning behind their clothing, music and dance movements befo...

Students get crash course in distracted driving

Students get crash course in distracted driving

by Ashley Becker, Times Staff Photographer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Final Focus, showcase

Did you know every 22 seconds a distracted driving accident occurs somewhere in Wisconsin? That’s one of the many facts about distracted driving found on zeroinwisconsin.gov. In an effort to raise awareness, MATC’s Student Government Association hosted the third annual distracted driving demonstratio...

Dr. Jim Wand has entertained us again!

Dr. Jim Wand has entertained us again!

by Carissa DiPietro, Times Staff Reporter

November 3, 2017


Filed under Final Focus

Dr. Jim Wand, a professional hypnotist, has been entertaining the MATC West Allis campus for 22 years. Wand is a wonderful entertainer, but he also wants to help people and educate them on the true power of hypnotism. Hypnosis is an altered state of consciousness that can assist you in changing a bad habit, such as ...

U.S. Bank partners with Men of Color for career enrichment fair

U.S. Bank partners with Men of Color for career enrichment fair

by Michael Dozier, Times Staff Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Final Focus, showcase

U.S. Bank, in collaboration with the Men of Color organization, held a Job Fair on Sept. 23  at the Downtown Milwaukee campus. This was  an opportunity for members of the community to submit their résumés and receive on-the-spot interviews for employment with U.S. Bank. A steady stream of peopl...

I scream, you scream, let’s all get ice cream!

I scream, you scream, let’s all get ice cream!

by Jacquelyne Daniels, Times Stafff Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Final Focus, showcase

On Sept. 6, the Milwaukee Student Government Association (SGA) hosted the ice cream social at the Downtown Milwaukee campus cafeteria. “We just wanted to do something for the student body,” said SGA advisor, Erika Crosby. “We try to do a welcome back social and one at the end of the year. We are ...

Students bring senses alive at Food and Wine Event

Students bring senses alive at Food and Wine Event

by Charita Ford, Times Staff Reporter

July 6, 2017


Filed under Final Focus, showcase

MATC students in the Culinary Arts, and the Baking and Pastry Arts programs showcased the fruits of their educational labor on April 27, during the annual Five Star Food & Wine Event.   The event enables students to transfer the skills learned in the classroom to the real world, b...

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