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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...

Club provides networking opportunities for students

by Times Staff

October 12, 2017


Filed under Features, News

The Welding Club recently met at the West Allis campus. The club has been in existence for more than 15 years.  Welding students from the one-year and the two-year programs can join. It is meant to help students with networking, and build camaraderie among students as well as the advisors. They plan and atten...

Connecting students like never before

by Jacquelyne Daniels, Times Staff Reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under News

One  essential key to begin a solid career is an internship. Internships polish skills unique to the desired career and make the individual a more marketable employee. Unlike part-time jobs, internships don’t always pay in cash but supply a unique learning experience by allowing students to work ...

Opportunities for honor recognition

Opportunities for honor recognition

by Jacquelyne Daniels, Times Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under News, showcase

Scholastic honor recognition programs recognize students and their academic excellence, accompanied by their service to others, by allowing these students to participate in several honor society and scholastic achievement programs. Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) offers a lifetime membership th...

Lavishly living on a student budget

Lavishly living on a student budget

by Jacquelyne Daniels, Times Staff Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under News, showcase

MATC has recently paired with Eleven25 at Pabst to provide students with a luxury apartment close to campus and within a student’s budget. The address is actually in the name. Eleven25 at Pabst is located at 1125 N. Ninth St., just down the street from the Downtown Milwaukee campus. Formerly Elev...

Multicultural Career Enrichment Fair Sept. 23

by Michael Dozier, Times Photo Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under News

On Saturday, Sept. 23, there will be a career enrichment fair at the Downtown Milwaukee campus in room M605, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Both U.S. Bank and the Men of Color student organization collaborated to host the event in an effort to involve men and women of all colors an opportunity to come and s...

Craig looks to make a difference

Craig looks to make a difference

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under News, showcase

Looking back, Johnny Craig, new vice president of student services and enrollment management at MATC, knew he wanted to be involved in higher education. He credits his parents for putting him in programs like Upward Bound and Trio that exposed him to college. Craig grew up in Tallahassee, Fla. His fathe...

College hosts summit

College hosts summit

by Armand Edwards, Times Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

July 6, 2017


Filed under News, showcase

The world we live in is a very fragile place, one in which removing even one organism from it can change the face of the planet for generations. It is easy then to understand the importance of caring for the environment. As a means to spread the word regarding the importance of this occurrence MATC hosted...

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