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Abandoned hospital renovated to apartments for the homeless

Abandoned hospital renovated to apartments for the homeless

by Eric Lena, Times Business Manager

March 19, 2019


Filed under Area, Features, In the Community, News

Sixty new residents are moving to our neighborhood, out of the cold and off the streets, into a permanent housing situation. The formerly abandoned St. Anthony’s Hospital has been renovated and converted into permanent housing for homeless living on the streets of Milwaukee. Located one block west...

Darrin Alston Jr. brings new life to card games

Darrin Alston Jr. brings new life to card games

by Bethany Eischen, Times Online Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Games, News, showcase

“I can sit and be pissed, or I can do something constructive with my energy.” That is the thought process behind Two F**ks, a card game designed by Darrin Alston Jr. Alston is a graduate of MATC, having studied in the graphic design, animation, and computer simulation and gaming (design track) programs....

MATC’s Alumni Network has risen from the dead

by Maribel Guarin, Times Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Features, News

Great news for soon-to-be MATC graduates: the school’s Alumni Network is back and aims to be better than ever. The organization, coordinated by Bob Holland, coordinator for scholarships and alumni services through the MATC Foundation Inc., serves to provide alumni with lifelong connections to the...

MATC encourages family literacy

by Valerie Evans, Times Staff Photographer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, News

Reading to your children can stimulate their mind and imagination in many ways. While it’s never too late to start, it’s important to try to start at a young age and stick with it. Reading is a vital part of life and used on a daily basis. Beginning this fall, the MATC library will have a collection...

Massey, champion of the underdog

Massey, champion of the underdog

by Peace Speaks, Times Staff Reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under In Memoriam, News, showcase

“Legacy is not leaving something for people, it’s leaving something in people.” ~ Peter Strople Oftentimes, we hear about those who have made great contributions to our society on television, movies and books, in the limelight. There are so many everyday people who do extraordinary things. Rosemary...

You are your own boss in college

by Tutoring Center, Times Contributor

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Tutoring Center

    Adulting is hard. There are bills to pay, children to raise, bosses to please, parents to assist. Oh, and college to attend. College, you now know, isn’t like high school. In high school, teachers told you what to do – and where, when, why and how to do it. You were a kid, so ...

Open house shows off six new Swiss CNC machines

Open house shows off six new Swiss CNC machines

by Ginny Gnadt, Times Contributor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Events, News, showcase

MATC recently added new state-of-the-art equipment to enhance training for its CNC (computer numerical control) Swiss machine tool operations classes. Six new Tsugami precision machine tools were purchased and installed at MATC’s Downtown Milwaukee Campus in recent months. On Oct. 17 MATC hosted an...

Student Government hosts “FAFSA Fest”

by Times Contributor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events, News

Have you filed your 2019-2020 FAFSA yet? It's that time again and Student Government wants to help you out! On Nov. 20 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. in room S203A at the Downtown Milwaukee Campus, Student Government will host "FAFSA Fest" with prizes, free snacks and soda, and of course free FAFSA...

Always noble brothers, 60 years strong

Always noble brothers, 60 years strong

by Mara Cook, Times Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events, Final Focus, In the Community, News, showcase

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...

Jim Wand returns to West Allis Campus once more

Jim Wand returns to West Allis Campus once more

by Bethany Eischen, Times Online Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Events, News, showcase

On Oct. 2, Dr. Jim Wand returned to the West Allis campus to put on his annual show as well as host a private group session for more serious inquiries into hypnotism. He’s been performing at West Allis Campus for more than 20 years and has become a campus favorite. The morning started with a brief...

Transfer Days visits downtown campus

by Times Contributor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Events, In the Community, News

Oct. 1-4 hosted Transfer Days where 4-year colleges had the opportunity to speak with students who might be interested in attending their schools after graduating. The event was offered at each of our campuses.  ...

Citywide initiative helps boys and men of color become heros

Citywide initiative helps boys  and men of color become heros

by Jodicee Harris, Times Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Area, Events, Features, In the Community, News, showcase

Photo by Valerie Evans   The Milwaukee Boys and Men of Color celebrated their fifth annual week of activities Oct. 1-6. The week focused on issues that men of color face and was a way for the men to connect and celebrate with one another. The first day of activities kicked off with a breakfast held at...

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