MATC Times

Shantae Peace: Writer, Social Activist and MATC Student

Healing Trauma

by Andrea B. Clunie, Photo Editor

September 22, 2019

Shantae Peace has always felt a pull toward activism within her community, but two years ago felt it more strongly when she returned to her hometown of Milwaukee. After nine years of living out of state, she quickly felt the insidious realities of rac­ism within the city and faced her own struggles...

MATC’s Letters to Santa on PBS

Elves and children were waiting eagerly with Mrs. Claus to welcome Santa to the annual Milwaukee PBS’ “Letters to Santa” show.

by Victoria Alexander, Times Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019

Kicking off the holiday season, our video production students recently shot the 44th season of their Christmas program, “Letters to Santa.” This is a family show, which has a new theme every year, and features real kids and their wish lists, music, and sometimes even cooking and cartoon segments....

Mequon, West Allis campuses host MATC Safety Fair

Steffanie Peterson, first-year nursing student, “fights” the virtual fire and successfully extinguishes it at the Mequon campus Safety Fair.

by Kerry Lynch, Times Staff Photographer

December 13, 2018

If a fire starts near you are you prepared to extinguish it? Students had the opportunity to learn about the features of fire extinguishers and to use one to put out a virtual fire at the Mequon campus on Oct. 10 and the West Allis campus on Oct. 24 during the MATC Safety Fair. Campus Public Safety officers...

Always noble brothers, 60 years strong

Gail Eichenseer (L), James Eichenseer, Richard Lussier and Kay Lussier reminisced about their time at MATC.

by Mara Cook, Times Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2018

September 29 marked the night for the ANB (Alpha Nu Beta) Fraternity of the then Milwaukee Institute of Technology. They were granted their charter in 1958 from School Director Dr. Parkinson. From then it set the stage for life-long friendships and some marriages that are still going strong. This...

Fall Experiment brings art, music, technology, film together

The Black Cat Alley was inspired by MATC Animation instructor Tim Decker.

by Shane Potter, Times Photographer

October 31, 2018

The Fall Experiment is a place for Wisconsin’s aspiring artists, inventors, engineers and imagineers to meet, learn and create together. The free-of-charge public event offered something for anyone interested in learning more about the latest creative and tech trends. The event, tooks place...

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...

It’s time to save students’ ‘Bucks’

Matc and the Milwaukee Bucks, have come together in hosting a Game Night, also having ambassadors working with Matc and students in various educational and employment oppurtunities in the future. Full shot of the viewing room.

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018

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

Father and lead guitarist Greg Davis.

by Lucia Balistreri, Times Assistant Photo Editor

March 27, 2018

“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

James and Andy collect samples at the Cedar Creek Water Quality Compliance.

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Contributor

March 5, 2018

  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

Cuisine Restaurant, 700 W. State Street 1st Floor of M Building. 414-297-6697. Lunch service Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Reservations are taken between the times of 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. To reserve a table, use the online reservation system found on MATC website, or call.

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

February 22, 2018

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

Greek dancers bring the community together to celebrate for different events throughout the year.

by Charita Ford, Times Editior-in-Chief

January 9, 2018

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

Ronald Preston preforms a ceremonial dance.

by Doris Newby Armstrong, Times Photographer

December 11, 2017

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...

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