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ALSO Club food drive

by ASLO Club, Times Contributor

December 4, 2018

The ALSO (Accommodating Life Services Organization Club will be hosting a food drive on Wednesday December 5th. They would like students, staff and the like to donate 5 or more non-perishable food items to benefit the MATC students in need. The food drive will take place in the S-buildilng on the third...

Fall Experiment brings art, music, technology, film together

Fall Experiment brings art, music, technology, film together

by Shane Potter, Times Photographer

October 31, 2018

The Fall Experiment is a place for Wisconsin’s aspiring artists, inventors, engineers and imagineers to meet, learn and create together. The free-of-charge public event offered something for anyone interested in learning more about the latest creative and tech trends. The event, tooks place...

Milwaukee Community members “March for Our Lives”

Milwaukee Community members “March for Our Lives”

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2018

Student and community members rallied together Saturday, March 24, marching from the Milwaukee County Courthouse to Red Arrow Park to protest the numerous incidents of gun violence all over the United States. Marchers protested in solidarity under the theme “protect lives, not guns.” Students...

Challenge grant of $3 million sets record as largest ever

Challenge grant of $3 million sets record as largest ever

by Keith Schubert, Editor-in-chief

March 31, 2017

Al Hurvis, a highly successful automotive executive with Heiser Ford in Milwaukee, was known among his professional peers as “the professor” and cared deeply about education, according to his son Tom Hurvis. It was in his father’s honor that he co-founded the Al Hurvis/Automobile Dealers Assoc...

New initiative strives for seamless education

New initiative strives for seamless education

by Keith Schubert, Editor-in-chief

November 15, 2016

On Oct. 29 MATC presented “Our Voice, Our Future,” an event hosted by the M3 (M cubed) initiative. The M3 initiative is a relatively new project, started about a year ago. Their vision is as follows: “The creation of a comprehensive, quality public education network that lifts our city and nurture...

Graduate exhibits at 12th Annual Green Vehicle Showcase

Graduate exhibits at 12th Annual Green Vehicle Showcase

by Jose Dehoyos, Times Staff Reporter/Photographer

May 11, 2015

On Tuesday, April 21, Wisconsin Clean Cites and the downtown campus hosted the latest showcase on alternative fueled vehicles. This event was sponsored by the American Lung Association in Wisconsin, which puts out a quarterly newsletter called Clean Air Choice Connection. Their mission statement is...

MATC grad to dean while manifesting dream

MATC grad to dean while manifesting dream

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Downtown Campus Editor

April 21, 2015

The year was 1989 and a very determined young man named Rich Busalacchi sat on top of the roof of the MATC Downtown Milwauke campus on a sunny August day with stars in his eyes and thoughts injected out into the universe. As the Day Student Senate President, Busalacchi told the MATC Times in an article...

Author, poet Baca shares stories old and new

Author, poet Baca shares stories old and new

by Crystal Montgomery, Times Staff Reporter

March 24, 2015

Jimmy Santiago Baca is a poet that went through a lot and puts his experiences into his books. Some of his books that got him noticed are “A Place to Stand” and “Singing at the Gates.” He won the International Prize for the book “A Place to Stand” and said that he wasn’t expecting it. He...

Student Accommodations Services is here to help

Student Accommodations Services is here to help

by Monte Driscoll, Times Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2015

“It would be almost impossible.” That’s how Ozzie Burt imagines getting through college without the resources he uses at the Student Accommodations Services department at MATC. Burt is a Physical Therapy Assistant student who was diagnosed with a degenerative eye disease shortly before he enrolled. “In...

Federal loan checks to be cut in half, sent twice

Federal loan checks to be cut in half, sent twice

by Edgar Davis, Times Staff Reporter

February 28, 2015

MATC students will be receiving their spring semester federal student loan disbursements in two equal payments, according to a series of three emails distributed to students by Camille Nicolai, Department of Student Financial Aid and Employment Services director. The second disbursement will happen on...

Mequon VP’s leadership qualities recognized

Mequon VP’s leadership qualities recognized

by LeShone Hosea Jackson, Times Staff Reporter

January 27, 2015

Dr. Wilma L. Bonaparte, vice president of MATC’s Mequon campus, has received the Children’s Excellence Legacy Award for Community Service from the Milwaukee Affiliate Black Child Development Institute (BCDI). Bonaparte has become the exemplification of hard work, ethics and positive productivity...

Vehicle repair requests taken during winter season

Vehicle repair requests taken during winter season

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Staff Reporter

January 27, 2015

Is car trouble running you down? You may be in luck to get your ride going again. The MATC associate degree and diploma-level automotive programs take in a few customer vehicles as part of their curriculum at the Oak Creek campus. They work on brakes, steering and suspension, drive trains, electrical...

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