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Blood Drive at MATC open to all

by Robyn Wiggill, Times Staff Reporter

March 20, 2012

MATC held its biannual blood drive on February 24, at its Downtown Campus. The Blood Center of Wisconsin partnered with the LSO (Latino Student Organization) to host the drive. As Penelope Stewart Community Outreach Manager for Blood Center for Wisconsin mentioned, "It is a great volunteer opportunity ...

FHMA raffle award winners announced

by Mike Mixdorf, Oak Creek Editor

March 20, 2012

The Future Hospitality Managers Association's Hotel Hospitality Program has awarded their fundraiser raffle winners. The grand prize was awarded to Adam Mercado of Intercontinental Hotel. First prize was awarded to C.J. Iglinski of DoubleTree Hotel, while second prize went to Mary Edwards of Sherat...

Student Legal Clinic

by Theresa Baker

March 19, 2012

Dear Student Legal Clinic, I missed the Habitat for Humanity workshop. I would like to know more about how to become a Habitat homeowner. Signed, LaQunanda Dear LaQunanda, Habitat for Humanity is focusing on the Park West/Amani and Washington Park neighborhoods presently. In order to qualify for this program you must m...

Student Legal Clinic

by Theresa Baker

March 14, 2012

Dear Student Legal Clinic, I missed the Habitat for Humanity workshop. I would like to know more about how to become a Habitat homeowner. Signed, LaQunanda Dear LaQunanda, Habitat for Humanity is focusing on the Park West/Amani and Washington Park neighborhoods presently. In order to qualify for ...

Blood Drive at MATC open to all

by Robyn Wiggill, Times Staff Reporter

March 14, 2012

MATC held its biannual blood drive on February 24, at its Downtown Campus. The Blood Center of Wisconsin partnered with the LSO (Latino Student Organization) to host the drive. As Penelope Stewart Community Outreach Manager for Blood Center for Wisconsin mentioned, "It is a great volunteer opportuni...

Falk kicks off campaign

by Kenneth Utsey

February 26, 2012

Kathleen Falk, Former Dane County Executive, annoucnced her intentions to be the Democratic candidate for governor at MATC on Tuesday, February 7. She met with students faculty, staff and community leaders at MATC's Downtown Campus....

Free Tax Return assistance available

by Myke Machak, Times Staff Reporter

February 26, 2012

Good news for all of you who need help preparing your basic personal income tax returns! MATC accounting students, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs, are offering free assistance to those taxpayers with...

Legal Clinic

by Thomas Michalski, Web Design Student

February 8, 2012

Legal help is something many of us rarely think about, and when circumstances change, and hiring a lawyer becomes necessary, it can be challenging to know where to start. Fortunately, there are services available to help guide you through the important process of finding quality representation. One such orga...

Just one way to get back in school

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Staff Reporter

January 8, 2012

Rose Massey operates the Just One Program at the MATC Downtown campus. It is a program designed to provide an avenue for students who are on academic suspension to return to their courses. If you know of such a student, then you can tell them that they are eligible. What can they look forward to once t...

MATC student finds the positives in negatives

MATC student finds the positives in negatives

by Maurice J. Lee, Times Staff Reporter

January 8, 2012

Dennis Sabourin, a student at MATC in the Electricity Program, was incarcerated a few times for mistakes that he made in his past. At twenty six years old he has realized that righting wrongs is important. "One thing my mother said to me and it stuck with me, was that, ‘If you search good enough y...

Student Legal Clinic

by Chynna Schoen

January 8, 2012

Dear Student Legal Clinic, I had seen the posters for the SHARE program. How do I qualify for this program? I don't have any kids, I work part-time and am in the Human Services program. Signed, Gary Dear Gary, SHARE is a nonprofit food buying club that offers good, nutritious products at reduced cost ...

STD Testing provided free of charge

by Thomas Michalski, MATC Times Contributor

January 8, 2012

Though it can seem embarrassingly personal, and comes with an undue amount of stigma, the subject of sexually transmitted diseases and infections is one that affects our entire community. From easily treated conditions like Gonorrhea and Chlamydia to manageable but incurable diseases like Herpes to...

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