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Board shakeup protest postponed

by Priest Johnson, Times Staff Reporter and Priest Johnson, Times Staff Reporter

March 20, 2012


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Well, maybe! It was a cold early morning March 6 at the MATC union office but the atmosphere was both warm and hopeful. The office was packed with both educators and students alike. They are all here with one purpose to fight against Assembly Bill 353, the bill designed to eliminate the MATC Board and re...

Board shakeup protest postponed

by Priest Johnson, Times Staff Reporter

March 14, 2012


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Well, maybe! It was a cold early morning March 6 at the MATC union office but the atmosphere was both warm and hopeful. The office was packed with both educators and students alike. They are all here with one purpose to fight against Assembly Bill 353, the bill designed to eliminate the MATC Board and re...

Proposed board changes rallies opposition

by Nicholas Patrinos, Downtown Campus Editor

March 10, 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 ...

Credit cards coming to campus

by Wayne Miller, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2012


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When people go to the store either to get groceries, something to drink or just shop for other things in general, they generally pay for those items with either cash or credit. MATC will be no different. According to Carrie Schoner, Director of Food and Beverage, "The downtown campus for both the Food Court and Storm...

Rave provides alerts and crisis information

by Patricia Paige, Times Staff Reporter

February 25, 2012


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How do students, faculty and administration find out if a water main breaks, severe weather, chemical spills, an electrical outage occurs or other crisis emergencies happen that would force the school campus to close? The Rave system provides the answer. Many people throughout the college had discu...

Interior Design, a first place win at NARI show

by Nicholas Patrinos, Downtown Campus Editor

February 25, 2012


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Working up to opening day Interior Design students worked late on February 8, the day before the Milwaukee NARI 50th Annual Home Improvement Show opened to the public.Their hard worked paid off giving them a win and a $1,000 check for their school organization. Students, Robb Hrcry, Angie Sorrenti, J...

Student Legal Clinic

by Chynna Schoen, Office Administrative Program Student

February 25, 2012


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Dear Student Legal Clinic, My boyfriend moved out and I only work part time. I have two children and I can't afford rent. Are there any programs that can help me get more income? Signed, Sarah Dear Sarah, We have a county worker that visits MATC every other Monday. The county worker can determine if...

New Federal Financial Aid rules in place

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Staff Reporter

February 7, 2012


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Students on financial aid need to be aware of a major change in eligibility in relation to academic success. According to the revised MATC Standards of Academic Success and Financial Assistance Eligibility provided by Jerry Manz, Director of Financial Aid, it reads, "due to changes in Federal regulatio...

Transit System makes big changes

by Natasha Hollerup, Times Staff Reporter

February 7, 2012


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On January 29, The Milwaukee County Transit System did a major overhaul with routes and buses, eliminating three bus routes, adding extra stops and reducing others on existing bus lines and creating five new routes, including three new express routes called the MetroEXpress Bus Service. This change b...

Job fair held at Oak Creek campus

by Mike Mixdorf, Times Staff Reporter

December 18, 2011


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On Thursday, December 1, the South Suburban Chamber of Commerce paired with the Oak Creek campus to hold the job fair for the Fall 2011 semester. The event was held from noon to 5 p.m., beginning exclusively for current students and alumni from noon-2 p.m., then opening to the general public for th...

A Green Reminder

by Nicholas Patrinos

December 18, 2011


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Don't forget to register online for the Green Energy Summit and Exposition now. The Green Energy Summit has been growing each year. It has attracted worldwide attention by the highest professionals in environmental fields of study and research. The Summit offers an opportunity to see and hear the lat...

New Associate Degree and Certificates offered

by Maurice J. Lee, Downton Campus Editor

December 18, 2011


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MATC offers three new certificate programs. One of them, Sustainable Operations Certificate Program, is already in the MATC Catalog (page 162). All of them are 100 level courses. The others, Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate and The Lean Certificate Program, will be published in the 2012-13 MATC Cat...

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