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Parking just got easier at Downtown Campus

by Tamryn Andraos, Times Staff Reporter

December 4, 2012

As of Nov. 26, the Stormer passes will replace the use of parking stamps at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.   Archie Graham, director of Student Life, has made parking at the MATC Downtown Milwaukee Campus less stressful and a lot more convenient for students. "I'm always concerned about where to...

BSU helps families on Turkey Day

BSU helps families on Turkey Day

by Keio Horton, Times Staff Reporter

December 4, 2012

On Thanksgiving Day, the Black Student Union (BSU) took time out to do some volunteer work. "Helping for the Holidays" was the theme designed by the BSU for their holiday campaign. Families get together and enjoy some delicious food on Thanksgiving Day. Most people enjoy the holidays at home with thei...

Student Legal Clinic

December 4, 2012

Dear Student Legal Clinic, I am a student in the Human Service Program and I have been turned down for food share because I am a college student and not working 20 hours per week.  I know other students who have received benefits.  Is this right that I was denied? Signed Clarissa Dear Clarissa, This is a...

A chat to promote communication

by Aaron Cleavland, Times Staff Reporter

December 4, 2012

MATC's executive vice president and provost, Dr. Vicki Martin, met with students and staff in an open forum style discussion at the West Allis Campus Tuesday, Nov. 11, creating an unprecedented opportunity to open the air for the concerned and curious alike. Accompanied by the West Allis campus vice ...

Veterans service recognized at special luncheon

Veterans service recognized at special luncheon

by Bobbi Kleemann, Times Staff Reporter

December 4, 2012

Veterans are celebrated every year on Veteran's Day, on November 12 in Room M616, the Financial Aid and Student Life office hosted a Veteran's Day Luncheon.   This traditional luncheon has been going on for over three years, while it has been over ten years for their thank you dinner. From the ...

MATC Calendar of events

November 13, 2012

December 2012 (MK) = Downtown Milwaukee Campus, (MQ) = Mequon Campus, (OC) = Oak Creek Campus, (WA) = West Allis Campus DAY EVENT TIME LOCATION   Friday, Dec, 7 Dinner with Santa Fridays Rock! Play: "Mama, I Want A Father For Christmas"...

Clearing the air: Uncommon sense is crossing over

Clearing the air: Uncommon sense is crossing over

by Zachary Hack, Times Staff Reporter, Zachary Hack, Times Staff Reporter, and Zachary Hack, Times Staff Reporter

November 13, 2012

Hello, fellow enthusiasts of all things tobacco, this was supposed to be your voice of reason, your cry out for justice, and your defense against walking off campus to have a cigarette. I was given this assignment because I am new to the Times, but also because I informed them that I am a smoker. Regre...

MATC receives $1.4 million grant

by Aaron Cleavland, Times Staff Reporter

November 13, 2012

A remark made by President Obama during his address to a Joint Session of Congress in 2009 referred to his goal of having every American receive at least one year of postsecondary education, thus attaining the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020. That goal begins to show it...

MATC Instructor trades masonry for art

by Wendi Coon, Times Staff Reporter

November 13, 2012

The Masonry Department Technical Diploma program is losing its keystone. Tom Pscheid, instructor of Bricklaying and Masonry at West Allis Campus, will be retiring at the end of this semester. Pscheid has spent the past 24 and a half years teaching young adults the skills needed to make it in the backbreaking world of masonry...

Student Legal Clinic

by Legal Clinic Article

November 13, 2012

In Milwaukee, we are lucky to have such resources as the Disability Resource Center, located at 1120 W. Vliet Street, Suite 300, Milwaukee, WI. Their number is (414) 289-6660 Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.. They also have a TTY line at (414) 289-8559. They provide a variety of services for 18-59 year old adult...

Legal Clinic

by Mary O'Leary, Mary O'Leary, and Mary O'Leary

October 24, 2012

Dear Student Legal Clinic, I am on Food Share and now have my nieces with me.  I am due for a review and need to add them to my case.  How can I get this done quickly? Signed Belinda Dear Belinda, There are several ways that you can do this.  You can call the Milwaukee Enrollment Center at 1...

UWM dorms available to MATC students

UWM dorms available to MATC students

by Aaron Cleavland, Times Staff Reporter and Aaron Cleavland, Times Staff Reporter

October 24, 2012

With this year's nationwide drop in college enrollment, universities are forecasting a downward trajectory in dorm occupancy as one of the side effects. While this is a fact of life that most universities have to deal with, UWM is compensating by being both neighborly and innovative. For the first ti...

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