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Diaper drives to help MPS student parents

by Tawanda Jones, Times Staff Reporter

October 16, 2013

The MATC Service Learning Center will be conducting Dollars for Diapers drives at the downtown campus on the second floor in the S-Building on Oct. 10 and Oct. 16 from 11 a.m.-noon. The Dollars for Diapers drives will provide diapers for children of homeless and needy students, particularly MPS students. Gershia...

Students, faculty, staff come and serve community

Students, faculty, staff come and serve community

by Keio Horton, Times Staff Reporter

October 3, 2013

Did you know that members of the MATC family are out helping the Milwaukee community as we speak? On Sept. 14, the MATC Day of Service was held at the Hillside Terrace Family Resource Center where students, faculty and staff of MATC got together to lend a helping hand. MATC instructors, Suzanne Goodrich,...

Nursing program mourns the loss of passionate professor

Nursing program mourns the loss of passionate professor

by Veronika Greco, Mequon Campus Editor | vgreco@matctimes360.com

October 3, 2013

The nursing program has lost an outstanding teacher, confidante, encourager, and mentor. These words cannot fully describe the impact that Phyllis Holzman had on not only her students, but also her peers. Her nursing career began more than 50 years ago, and she joined MATC in January of 1994, teaching...

Starting from the group up, entrepreneurship program gets students going

Starting from the group up, entrepreneurship program gets students going

by Callie Schimberg, Times Staff Reporter

October 3, 2013

When most people hear the word “entrepreneur,” they think of things like small business, ownership, or maybe even being rich and famous. Most people think that they can never do that and that working for someone else is the only best option. They want job security. Obtaining the job of a lifetime...

Child care services geared toward students and faculty

Child care services geared toward students and faculty

by Michelle Ferrell, Times Staff Reporter

September 18, 2013

Parenting is a full-time job; and for many, so is college. Among its list of services, MATC offers child care on all four campuses. Facilities are geared toward accommodating students and faculty, and accepts children from 6 weeks up to 12 years of age. Each campus has a convenient and secure child...

Congress and the power to declare war

Congress and the power to declare war

by Charles A. Stevenson, MCT Campus

September 18, 2013

As Congress considers authorizing punitive strikes against Syria, it can say yes, it can say no, but it better say something or it will forfeit its claim to war powers. Most of the time since the passage of the 1973 War Powers Act, Congress has largely punted when presidents undertook major military...

Tree planting ceremony honors students

Tree planting ceremony honors students

by Ashley Miner, Times Staff Reporter

August 2, 2013

On May 22, in front of the H Building, a tree planting ceremony was held.  Rain or shine this ceremony was destined to take place. This event was initiated by the American Indian Student Services office in collaboration with the Native American Student Movement to bring awareness to the students, staff...

Clearing the air on tobacco policy a year later

Clearing the air on tobacco policy a year later

by Jim Nance, Times Editor-in-Chief

August 2, 2013

Last summer the awareness of a tobacco-free campus was mentioned in the MATC Times. Within a year’s time the policy was put in place throughout all MATC property, buildings, and grounds, supposedly relieving litter around the campuses and giving faculty and students an alternative for living healthier....

Impending interest rates doubled

Impending interest rates doubled

by Robyn Wiggill, Times Staff Reporter

August 2, 2013

On June 10, Congresswoman Gwen Moore addressed MATC students about the impending danger higher student-loan interest rates pose. Moore held her conference at the MATC downtown campus. If student loans doubled as planned on July 1, many students would be adding to their already crippling debt. The...

Student Legal Clinic

by by Honyeh Moye

February 11, 2013

  Dear Student Legal Clinic, I am a MATC work study student. I am considering filing my income taxes this year. What are the requirements and items I need to present and where can I go? Signed, Michael   Dear Michael, MATC is offering free tax preparation assistance at our Downtown Milwaukee and ...

Sustainability Summit free for MATC students

Sustainability Summit free for MATC students

by George Stone, Times Contributor

February 11, 2013

The anticipation and excitement are rising. The 10th Annual Sustainability Summit and Exposition is fast approaching. MATC is proud to host this outstanding conference on Wednesday and Thursday, March 6 and 7 at the Delta Center (formerly the Frontier Airlines Center) in downtown Milwaukee.  The theme for ...

Death and taxes, MATC helps with one of these

by Ashley Miner, Times Staff Reporter

February 11, 2013

  MATC is offering free tax services through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA) at the Downtown Milwaukee and Oak Creek campuses.MATC accounting students have been trained by the Internal Revenue Service and are ready to help you get the most accurate and speedy return possible.&nb...

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