MATC Times

Health information technology a career with room for expansion and advancement

by Mara Cook, Times Online Editor

January 4, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Carly Walker started out as a MATC student in radiography, but soon realized that was not what she wanted to do.  So, she went online to find other programs that MATC offers and came across the medical coding program.  Walker reviewed the program further and with the encouragement of her father, sh...

Drinking, driving – holiday safety

by Kimberly Gilmartin, Times Contributor

January 2, 2018


Filed under News, Student Legal Clinc

With the holiday season comes holiday parties and cocktails. Don’t take chances driving if you have been drinking. If you are feeling buzzed, you are likely over the 0.08 limit and should not drive. However if you do find yourself being pulled over by police and you have been drinking, stay ca...

Behold the Bucks in our backyard

Behold the Bucks in our backyard

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2017


Filed under News, showcase

On Nov. 16 the Milwaukee Press Club hosted a meeting at Turner Hall to discuss the progress and plans surrounding the new Milwaukee Bucks arena and sports facility, along with plans for business and residential districts. The speaker panel featured Peter Feigin, president, Milwaukee Bucks; Tracy Johnso...

It doesn’t pay to get a payday loan

It doesn’t pay to get a payday loan

by Kimberly Gilmartin, Times Contributor

December 13, 2017


Filed under News, Student Legal Clinc

Payday loans are short-termed loans that you must repay by the time you get your next paycheck. The lender charges you a fee plus interest on the amount you borrow. These types of lenders usually don’t require a full credit check, which is why they are popular with people who have bad credit. Be...

Expunging Court Records

Expunging Court Records

by Kimberly Gilmartin, Times Contributor

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Student Legal Clinc

Expunging a court record means the court seals the entire criminal case file, both paper and electronic, and will not allow anyone to access the file without a court order. If the judge orders a case expunged, any reference to it will be removed from the Wisconsin Circuit Court Access website. If someone as...

Put points on the political agenda

Put points on the political agenda

by Michael Dozier, Times Photography Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under News, Politics

On Nov. 6, the students at the West Allis campus learned about city government from Jim Owczarksi, city clerk for the City of Milwaukee. Owczarski has been city clerk for six years, is a former Milwaukee Sentinel reporter and has been around government in some shape or form for many years. Owczarsk...

MATC mental health event brings awareness

MATC mental health event brings awareness

by Shanell Brookshire, Times Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under News, showcase

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), mental illness is defined as “a condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling or mood. Such conditions may affect someone’s ability to relate to others and function each day. Each person will have different experiences, even people w...

Hands For Hope, Together We Win – raising awareness for cancer

Hands For Hope, Together We Win – raising awareness for cancer

by Hannah Stoffield, Times Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under News, showcase

On Oct.11, the Mequon campus hosted their cancer awareness event: Hands For Hope, Together We Win. The MATC student government’s goal was to raise awareness for all types of cancers and get their peers involved. While raising awareness for cancer the student government also aimed to recruit new memb...

MATC,Stritch plan to cut the nursing shortage down to size

MATC,Stritch plan to cut the nursing shortage down to size

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, showcase, Uncategorized

A research brief conducted by Public Policy Forum provides evidence that over “525,000 registered nurses are expected to leave the workforce between 2012 and 2022. These figures are according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recent projections. There is said to be a need to expand the workfo...

Job fair provides career opportunities

Job fair provides career opportunities

by Shanell Brookshire, Times Staff Reporter

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, showcase

Searching for employment can be scary. MATC has partnered with multiple businesses and organizations to kick-start employment for students. On Sept. 27, booths lined the first to the second floors of the Downtown Milwaukee campus S Building. Employers filled the tables with gift bags, employment appli...

Accommodation office offers tools to succeed

Accommodation office offers tools to succeed

by Armand Edwards, Times Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, showcase

Many of us have different needs in life. When it comes to education, there’s a need to ensure that every student receives the kinds of benefits and opportunities that other students receive. But what if a student has a learning disability, or a physical disability that inhibits learning or note takin...

Back-to-school money tips

Back-to-school money tips

by Kimberly Gilmartin, Times Contributor

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, Student Legal Clinc

With the new semester underway, new expenses come along with it.  Here are some suggestions on managing your money. -   Manage your student loan debt. Student loans can be perplexing.  Take the time to understand your loan.  Each semester, check the amount you have already borrowed and what y...

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