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Building operations, a bigger job than you probably imagined

by Mara Cook, Times Online Editor

February 20, 2018

MATC has about 3 million square feet within its district. This includes all campuses and an aviation center that is run out of General Mitchell International Airport.  MATC also operates a solar farm. Keeping all this clean and in good running order is the building services department. James Weisha...

Your voice is an awesome study tool

by Tutoring Center

February 16, 2018

    For example, if you read a textbook and nothing seems to stick … well, that is understandable. Very few people remember what they only read, if it is not in story format. This is one of the reasons textbooks are available as audiobooks from online stores like iTunes and Amazon. ...

42U in the clear for the year

42U in the clear for the year

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2018

Due to an over $800,000 short- fall, the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) was scheduled to discontinue nine bus routes this year, including the 42U bus route that services:  MATC Mequon campus, Concordia University, Brown Deer Park-Ride Lot, Cardinal Stitch University, Bayshore Town Center, Bay...

Health information technology a career with room for expansion and advancement

by Mara Cook, Online Editor

January 4, 2018

Carly Walker started out as a MATC student in radiography, but soon realized that was not what she wanted to do.  So, she went online to find other programs that MATC offers and came across the medical coding program.  Walker reviewed the program further and with the encouragement of her father, she changed her course of study...

Drinking, driving – holiday safety

by Kimberly Gilmartin, Times Contributor

January 2, 2018

With the holiday season comes holiday parties and cocktails. Don’t take chances driving if you have been drinking. If you are feeling buzzed, you are likely over the 0.08 limit and should not drive. However if you do find yourself being pulled over by police and you have been drinking, stay ca...

Behold the Bucks in our backyard

Behold the Bucks in our backyard

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2017

On Nov. 16 the Milwaukee Press Club hosted a meeting at Turner Hall to discuss the progress and plans surrounding the new Milwaukee Bucks arena and sports facility, along with plans for business and residential districts. The speaker panel featured Peter Feigin, president, Milwaukee Bucks; Tracy Johnso...

It doesn’t pay to get a payday loan

It doesn’t pay to get a payday loan

by Kimberly Gilmartin, Times Contributor

December 13, 2017

Payday loans are short-termed loans that you must repay by the time you get your next paycheck. The lender charges you a fee plus interest on the amount you borrow. These types of lenders usually don’t require a full credit check, which is why they are popular with people who have bad credit. Be...

Expunging Court Records

Expunging Court Records

by Kimberly Gilmartin, Times Contributor

December 7, 2017

Expunging a court record means the court seals the entire criminal case file, both paper and electronic, and will not allow anyone to access the file without a court order. If the judge orders a case expunged, any reference to it will be removed from the Wisconsin Circuit Court Access website. If someone as...

Put points on the political agenda

Put points on the political agenda

by Michael Dozier, Times Photography Editor

December 5, 2017

On Nov. 6, the students at the West Allis campus learned about city government from Jim Owczarksi, city clerk for the City of Milwaukee. Owczarski has been city clerk for six years, is a former Milwaukee Sentinel reporter and has been around government in some shape or form for many years. Owczarsk...

MATC mental health event brings awareness

MATC mental health event brings awareness

by Shanell Brookshire, Times Staff Reporter

December 5, 2017

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), mental illness is defined as “a condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling or mood. Such conditions may affect someone’s ability to relate to others and function each day. Each person will have different experiences, even people w...

Hands For Hope, Together We Win – raising awareness for cancer

Hands For Hope, Together We Win – raising awareness for cancer

by Hannah Stoffield, Times Staff Reporter

November 17, 2017

On Oct.11, the Mequon campus hosted their cancer awareness event: Hands For Hope, Together We Win. The MATC student government’s goal was to raise awareness for all types of cancers and get their peers involved. While raising awareness for cancer the student government also aimed to recruit new memb...

MATC,Stritch plan to cut the nursing shortage down to size

MATC,Stritch plan to cut the nursing shortage down to size

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2017

A research brief conducted by Public Policy Forum provides evidence that over “525,000 registered nurses are expected to leave the workforce between 2012 and 2022. These figures are according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recent projections. There is said to be a need to expand the workfo...

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