College

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MATC takes virtual step for annual car show

Published May 28, 2020

Hosted at MATCcarshow.com, this online event runs through May 30 with daily drawings and celebrity videos posted to generate interest and attention to the school�TMs highly successful automotive technician programs.

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MPS centers help connect students to college

Published June 23, 2019

Four MPS College and Career Centers around the city are open this summer to help students navigate the steps to higher education and jobs, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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When it comes to saving for college, it pays big to start early

Published April 2, 2019

According to The Institute for College Access & Success, average student loan debt in Wisconsin was $29,569. While that can seem like a daunting number, if you start early, you'll have time on your side when it comes to saving for college.

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Lots of season left, but Marquette's game vs. No. 8 Xavier is a must-win

Published Jan. 23, 2018

Let's go ahead and slap the "must-win" tag on Wednesday night's Marquette game vs. No. 8 Xavier. The Golden Eagles are in decent position to return to March Madness, though there is still a lot of season left and they are about to enter the toughest part of their schedule.

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Grant program helps college students facing financial emergencies

Published Nov. 18, 2017

UWM student Amber Brewer is among the first four-year college students in Wisconsin to benefit from the Dash Emergency Grant program funded by the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corp., Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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Wisconsinite Vince Biegel will live out his childhood Packers dream Monday night

Published Nov. 3, 2017

The Packers activated Vince Biegel from the physically unable to perform list Friday, clearing the way for the rookie linebacker and Wisconsin star to make his NFL debut for the team he loved growing up. His wife's making a spreadsheet for ticket requests; he's just focused on being ready to play.

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Panthers hire Northwestern assistant Patrick Baldwin as new head coach

Published June 20, 2017

UW-Milwaukee has found its next men's basketball head coach, turning to Northwestern top assistant Patrick Baldwin to lead a Panthers program that's been in turmoil the past few years. Baldwin replaces LaVall Jordan, who left UWM last week to take the head coaching job at Butler.

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Watch last-place UWM Panthers play for NCAA Tournament berth tonight

Published March 7, 2017

UWM finished the regular season with the Horizon League's worst record and its lowest seed for the conference tournament. But tonight, the Panthers will play in the league's conference championship, with an NCAA Tournament appearance on the line.

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Technical colleges could see tuition freeze

Published Feb. 11, 2017

Students at technical colleges throughout the state could get a break from tuition increases under Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget, according to a report from Madison365.

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Justin Timberlake gives UWM a graduation shout-out

Published May 24, 2016

A UWM graduation video featuring new grads dancing around Milwaukee to Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop The Feeling" has racked up a ton of views - one of which must've been JT himself, as he took to Twitter to congratulate the new graduates.

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Harsh truth on campus: Wisconsin isn't immune from nationwide crisis

Published Nov. 28, 2015

There's endless data and statistics that tell the story of what it's like to be an African-American student at a predominantly white college. Those numbers across the nation paint a dismal picture - and according to a Madison365 report, Wisconsin is not immune.

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Remedial college classes: A view from the high school side

Published July 14, 2015

A new state law directs UW system schools to report a new set of data to the legislature and the state Department of Public Instruction. This is about remedial college classes, how many students are taking them and what high schools these students graduated from. But remedial classes at UW are not a new phenomenon, nor the result of some recent dumbing-down of high school curricula or the inevitable decline of academic quality in public schools.