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MATC Instructor trades masonry for art

by Wendi Coon, Times Staff Reporter

November 12, 2012


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The Masonry Department Technical Diploma program is losing its keystone. Tom Pscheid, instructor of Bricklaying and Masonry at West Allis Campus, will be retiring at the end of this semester. Pscheid has spent the past 24 and a half years teaching young adults the skills needed to make it in the backbreaking world of masonry...

UWM dorms available to MATC students

UWM dorms available to MATC students

by Aaron Cleavland, Times Staff Reporter and Aaron Cleavland, Times Staff Reporter

October 24, 2012


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With this year's nationwide drop in college enrollment, universities are forecasting a downward trajectory in dorm occupancy as one of the side effects. While this is a fact of life that most universities have to deal with, UWM is compensating by being both neighborly and innovative. For the first ti...

MATC becomes tobacco-free November 1

by Jim Nance Times

October 9, 2012


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In July, MATC campuses were all on fire with the extinguishing of tobacco usage on premises.  Smokers were outraged; non-smokers were relieved, but there were still issues in the policy that needed to be cleared up with the students and staff.   This policy was implemented to show the school's...

People with disabilities can still receive an education

People with disabilities can still receive an education

by Keio Horton

October 9, 2012


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If you're a student in college and you have a disability, you don't have to deal with it alone. There is a department that can help anyone with any kind of disability called the Student Accommodations Office. "We are the department that provides accommodations to the students on campus that have a di...

A new student portal to understanding

by Aaron Cleavland, Times Staff Reporter

September 24, 2012


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  MATC has a new website portal, aptly named My MATC, set for an October 1st release. You may be thinking it'll add more passwords and security questions to your already impressive load of memorized personal info; but not to worry.  Before you start expelling old phone numbers from your brain to ...

Promoting Sociology both on and off campus

by Salena Krueger, Times Staff Reporter and Salena Krueger, Times Staff Reporter

September 24, 2012


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  In the halls you will find a string of students that lead to an intelligent, supportive and fashionable woman named Dr. Pamela Malone.  The students gravitate towards her because of her ear-catching personality and her passion for educating students. Malone is located in the Social Science depa...

Latinos of MATC giving back to the community

by by Jim Nance

September 10, 2012


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  America is known as a melting pot of cultures, and at MATC the same could be said for this non-traditional college.  Though it's not your typical two-year school, the campuses do offer students a variety of Student Life activities.  Starting the semester with strong strides a...

“Old Embracing the New” 40th Anniversary Celebration of MATC’s Black Student Union

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Staff Reporter

May 21, 2012


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The 40th Anniversary of the Black Student Union took place at the MATC downtown campus on Friday, April, 27, 2012. The theme of the gathering was "The Old Embracing the ...

Human Services student gets top honor

by Jim Nance, Times Staff Reporter

May 20, 2012


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Kenneth Ginlack, Human Services Student, is the 2012 Spring Semester recipient of the President's Award. The Office of the President and Local 212 Faculty Union sponsor this annual program held each spring. The Scholastic Recognition Committee, in conjunction with the Office of the Registrar, coordinat...

Open Mic showcases rising talent

by Jim Nance, Times Staff Reporter

April 26, 2012


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  Tuesday, April 17, was an explosive day of talent and expression at MATC in the T Building auditorium.  The Phoenix Open Mic event had students flocking in just before 12:30 p.m. to register to perform or just to take a seat.  As you entered the auditorium you would have been greeted by the...

MATC welcomes new Vice President of Student Services

by Wayne Miller, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2012


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MATC has welcomed its newest administrator. His name is Trevor Kubatzke, Ph.D. He is the new Vice President of Student Services. Upon sitting down with him, there were some questions that I asked him of what he thinks of MATC, why he chose this particular school as well as a few others. When asked why he ...

Proposed board changes rallies opposition

by Nicholas Patrinos, Downtown Campus Editor

March 21, 2012


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A rally on February 29 comprised of over 200 students, faculty, administration and government officials voiced their opinion against a bill called SB 275, which passed the Senate out of committee by a 4-3 Republican party line. The bill proposes changes to the MATC Board specifically reorganizing how the board is to be ...

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