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Get friendly with your farmer’s market

by Charita Ford, Times Contributor

July 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, In the Community, News

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...

Who’s hungry for a class?

Who’s hungry for a class?

by Mara Cook, Times Editor-in-Chief

July 13, 2018


Filed under News, showcase

The beginnings of the fall and spring semesters are going to bring a new buzz to the campus.  No, I’m not talking about construction buzz, but that of the new food truck class that will be starting this fall. The course is “due in part to the demand from the community that exists among the ent...

MATC launches promise program for adults

MATC launches promise program for adults

by Ginny Gnadt, MATC Public Relations

May 23, 2018


Filed under News, showcase

Milwaukee Area Technical College officially launched the MATC Promise for Adults this morning, offering free tuition for eligible students to finish their associate degrees at MATC. The new program is an expansion of MATC’s first-in-the-state Promise program, which assists new high school graduates....

Go old-school when studying for exams

by Tutoring Center, Times Contributor

May 18, 2018


Filed under News

Finish this song, if you can: A B C D E F G H I J K L - M - N - O - P…? Is the melody now stuck in your head? How about this poem: I before e except after c or when sounding like a in ________ and _____. How old were you when you learned this gem? The mind loves to learn songs, poems and all sort...

Ask the JOBshop – What we offer

by JOBshop, Times Contributor

May 18, 2018


Filed under News

Dear JOBshop/InternConnect office, I’m a new Promise student here at MATC. I saw your office for the first time the other day and I was wondering what it is that you do and how you can help me. Thanks! Susie Q. Dear Susie, Thanks for the great question. Surprisingly the number one question that w...

Free dental care provides smiles for everyone

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Contributor

May 16, 2018


Filed under News

Wisconsin Dental Association (WDA) Foundation Mission of Mercy is offering free dental care on Friday and Saturday, June 22 and 23 at the Exposition Center at Wisconsin State Fair Park. Dr. Lynn Lepak-McSorley, state chair of WDA Mission of Mercy and MATC faculty member, said the event “provides ca...

We miss the hallway chatter

We miss the hallway chatter

by Times Editorial Board

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, Opinions

It’s no secret that we live in a fast-paced world. Everything around us is ever-changing, and in order to keep up you have to adjust with the “waves” of the water. That’s the name of the game, either get in or you just might be out. Have you noticed a change in the demographic of MATC? The bu...

Evidence that tech colleges are effective

Evidence that tech colleges are effective

by Mara Cook, Times Online Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Events, Features, News, showcase

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...

Milwaukee Community members “March for Our Lives”

Milwaukee Community members “March for Our Lives”

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2018


Filed under Events, Features, In the Community, News, showcase, Top Stories

Student and community members rallied together Saturday, March 24, marching from the Milwaukee County Courthouse to Red Arrow Park to protest the numerous incidents of gun violence all over the United States. Marchers protested in solidarity under the theme “protect lives, not guns.” Students...

Let Google Drive you around school

by Tutoring Center

May 1, 2018


Filed under News

If MATC staff had a nickel for every thumb drive (aka flash drive or USB stick) left in a computer on campus, they would be rich. Unfortunately, those drives store an awful lot of lost homework. There is a better way to store your assignments: Google Drive. Because MATC uses Gmail, a Google prod...

Times does it again

Times does it again

by Times Staff

April 24, 2018


Filed under Features, News

The MATC Times took third place in the Best of Show category at the Associated Collegiate Press Midwinter National Convention on March 3. The MATC staff competed with over 40 two-year colleges from around the country. Front left, Mara Cook, Charita Ford (editor in chief), Kourtney Stevens; back left, Bob H...

Safety is everyone’s responsibility

Safety is everyone’s responsibility

by Mara Cook, Times Online Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, showcase

Don’t leave that phone unattended, make sure the valuables in your car are well stowed out of plain sight, use a lock that can withstand a considerable amount of force, and be aware of your surroundings when on campus. These are a few of the tips Director of Public Safety  Aisha Barkow  shared ...

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