MATC Times

For better results, shake up that brain of yours

by Tutoring Center

October 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, News, Tutoring Center

  Insanity, the saying goes, is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results. We all do it: repeat what we know does not work for us. Stopping at the grocery store during rush hour to “just grab bread” is a frustratingly slow task every time. Yet we do it ove...

BloodCenter of Wisconsin holds Halloween “Out for Blood” Drive

BloodCenter of Wisconsin holds Halloween “Out for Blood” Drive

by Times Contributor

October 19, 2018


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

BloodCenter of Wisconsin is asking community members to save the day (and show off their "spooktacular" spirit this Halloween) and donate blood to help patients in need. Donations of all blood types are needed, but there is an especially great need for O negative donors. O negative blood is of critical...

Being prepared for an active shooter event

Being prepared for an active shooter event

by Bethany Eischen, Times Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under Features, News, showcase

On Friday, Sept. 21, a handful of students and faculty sat in a conference room at the downtown campus waiting for Public Safety’s Active Shooter Workshop to begin. At exactly noon all of us received a slew of texts, calls and emails – the Rave Alert letting us know that West Allis Campus had be...

December graduates should be applying

by Jodicee Harris, Times Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under News

Are you an MATC student ready to graduate? Have you fulfilled all of your credits? If you answered all of these questions, then you still have one step to meet before graduating. If you are planning to graduate then you should be reading this article. The MATC winter commencement ceremony will be h...

Welding Club visits Poblocki Sign Company

Welding Club visits Poblocki Sign Company

by Times Contributor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Area, Events, In the Community, News

The MATC Welding Club was able to visit Poblocki Sign Company for National Manufacturing Day.

Positive vibes from Equan Burrows

Positive vibes from Equan Burrows

by Mara Cook, Times Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2018


Filed under Features, News, showcase

From birth to age 3, Equan Burrows lived in the Bahamas with his aunt, due to health problems. Upon being reunited with his mother in Tampa, Florida, she had him engaged in various activities such as karate, taekwondo and Boy Scouts. Through the Boy Scouts STARS program (Students Taking an Active Rol...

Get to know math – it’s a good friend to have

by Tutoring Center, Times Contributor

October 10, 2018


Filed under In the Community, Lifestyle, News, Tutoring Center

    Math has an image problem: People believe it’s big, ugly and mean. Try thinking of Math as an intimidating neighbor, a grease-stained bearded mechanic who scares dogs into silence with a glance but kindly gives you a jump when your car battery dies. Math, like your neighbor, i...

Ask the JOBshop – How do I get a job on campus?

by Times Contributor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, News

If you are a current student looking for a student worker position, here are a few ways to get started.  If you are interested in working in a particular department, like the cafeteria or library, just ask someone who works in that department if they have any student worker positions available.  Y...

Writing for life: A compilation of student writing

by Hannah Stoffield, Times Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, News, showcase

Writing for many students may seem like a chore. Cindy Lang wants to change this for every student of hers. Lang, a part-time English instructor and author, wants to make writing fun and enjoyable. She is doing this by allowing her students to have lots of freedom and write about their life stories....

Discounts and free services at MATC

Discounts and free services at MATC

by Bethany Eischen, Times Staff Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Features, News, showcase

There are many free and discounted services available to students and staff here at MATC. Frequently these services are provided by students in various programs. Let’s take a look. Dental Clinic Provided by Dental Hygiene students, under the supervision of Dental Hygiene faculty and a supervising ...

MATC Fire, Police and EMS Expo brings community together

MATC Fire, Police and EMS Expo brings community together

by Victoria Magee, Times Staff Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Events, Features, News, showcase

Over 1,100 people attended the first MATC Fire, Police and EMS Expo held earlier this month at the Oak Creek Campus. The Expo showcased the school’s Protective Services Department while providing an array of spirited demonstrations and fun for all who attended. The festivities began with a parade...

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...

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