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

by Times Contributor

October 10, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

Who’s hungry for a class?

Who’s hungry for a class?

by Mara Cook, Times Editor-in-Chief

July 13, 2018

The beginnings of the fall and spring semesters are going to bring a new buzz to the campus.  No, I’m not talking about construction buzz, but that of the new food truck class that will be starting this fall. The course is “due in part to the demand from the community that exists among the ent...

MATC launches promise program for adults

MATC launches promise program for adults

by Ginny Gnadt, MATC Public Relations

May 23, 2018

Milwaukee Area Technical College officially launched the MATC Promise for Adults this morning, offering free tuition for eligible students to finish their associate degrees at MATC. The new program is an expansion of MATC’s first-in-the-state Promise program, which assists new high school graduates....

Go old-school when studying for exams

by Tutoring Center, Times Contributor

May 18, 2018

    Finish this song, if you can: A B C D E F G H I J K L - M - N - O - P…? Is the melody now stuck in your head? How about this poem: I before e except after c or when sounding like a in ________ and _____. How old were you when you learned this gem? The mind loves to learn song...

Ask the JOBshop – What we offer

by JOBshop, Times Contributor

May 18, 2018

Dear JOBshop/InternConnect office, I’m a new Promise student here at MATC. I saw your office for the first time the other day and I was wondering what it is that you do and how you can help me. Thanks! Susie Q. Dear Susie, Thanks for the great question. Surprisingly the number one question that w...

Free dental care provides smiles for everyone

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Contributor

May 16, 2018

Wisconsin Dental Association (WDA) Foundation Mission of Mercy is offering free dental care on Friday and Saturday, June 22 and 23 at the Exposition Center at Wisconsin State Fair Park. Dr. Lynn Lepak-McSorley, state chair of WDA Mission of Mercy and MATC faculty member, said the event “provides ca...

We miss the hallway chatter

We miss the hallway chatter

by Times Editorial Board

May 14, 2018

It’s no secret that we live in a fast-paced world. Everything around us is ever-changing, and in order to keep up you have to adjust with the “waves” of the water. That’s the name of the game, either get in or you just might be out. Have you noticed a change in the demographic of MATC? The bu...

Evidence that tech colleges are effective

Evidence that tech colleges are effective

by Mara Cook, Times Online Editor

May 14, 2018

HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) instructor Doni Bartley has lead a team of students and staff to the Lennox VisionTech Conference for the last four years.  Each year they attended they placed; two first places, and second and third places were achieved.  This year there were 26 stu...

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