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Johnny Craig Resigns

by Victoria Magee, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2019

  Johnny Craig, vice president of Student Services and Enrollment Management, announced his resignation on May 29. In a letter addressed to Student Government leaders, the vice president stated...

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...

The Black Cat Alley was inspired by MATC Animation instructor Tim Decker.

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...

Participants walk down State Street in Milwaukee.

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...

Steve Herrow, vice president and education director of ADAMM; Dr. Vicki J. Martin, MATC president; Tom Hurvis, Chairman of Old World Industries; Peter Feigen, Milwaukee Bucks president; and Tom Barrett, Milwaukee Mayor; gather after MATC receives $3 million grant.  The grant is going to expand the automotive programs and create the Al Hurvis/Peak Transportation Center at MATC. This is the largest private gift in the school’s history.

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...

Staff and students from MATC, MPS and UWM display unity and purpose by combining efforts through a service learning project for United Way.

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:...

This 2015 Ford Taurus alternative fueled Green Vehicle was on display at the downtown MATC campus. The vehicle was brought in by one of the event’s major sponsors, the American Lung Association in Wisconsin.

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...

Dr. Richard A. Busalacchi, the associate dean for the Hospitality programs, stands near the main entrance of the 6th Street Bakery, located at the Downtown Milwaukee Campus.

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...

MATC welcomed award-winning author and poet Jimmy Santiago Baca to the Downtown Milwaukee Campus for two student writing workshops, a presentation open to the public in Cooley Auditorium and a book signing. The MATC Foundation Inc. was one of the event’s sponsors.

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...

A point-of-view representation of the field of vision a student with a vision impairment would experience.

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...

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...

Dr. Wilma L. Bonaparte is the vice president for MATC’s Mequon Campus and received a Children’s Excellence Legacy Award for Community Service from the Milwaukee Affiliate Black Child Development Institute.

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...

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