Announcements

Food services offers a new healthy choice venue

Food Services is happy to announce the new name and menu for our healthy offerings food venue.  "The Whole Bowl" is located kitty corner from the Welcome Center in what was formerly the Market Express on the Truax campus. 
 
Starting on Monday January 14, the Whole Bowl will now offer breakfast and lunch.  Our breakfast menu includes made to order omelets, egg white omelets, smoothies and fresh fruit.  Our lunch menu offers a new entrée each day featuring fresh vegetables, organic meats and whole grains.  We also have soups, fruit parfaits and gluten free selections.
 
Check out more menu items and hours of service (DOC, 23 KB).
 
Questions?
Contact Terrie Thorstad at (608) 246-6113.

Grant makes police management course possible

The Wisconsin Department of Justice, Training and Standards Bureau awarded the Human & Protective Services program a grant of $19,000 to allow a specific course to be offered this February.
 
The class is titled "Supervision of Police Personnel" and will be held February 11-22, 2013, in the new Protective Services Education Center at Truax. The class covers discipline, policy development, training, record keeping, and liability for mid-level management police personnel. It's an ideal course for sergeants, lieutenants, FTO's, and shift supervisors.
 
Congratulations to all the staff and faculty that worked to win this grant!

Whole Bowl announces new name and menu

Food Service is happy to announce the new name and menu for our healthy offerings food venue.  The Whole Bowl is located kitty corner from the Welcome Center in what was formerly the Market Express on the Truax campus.  Starting on Monday January 14, the Whole Bowl will now offer breakfast and lunch.  Our breakfast menu includes made to order omelets, egg white omelets, smoothies and fresh fruit.  Our lunch menu offers a new entrée each day featuring fresh vegetables, organic meats and whole grains.  We also have soups, fruit parfaits and gluten free selections.
 
Whole Bowl
Hours:
Breakfast:           7:30am-10:00am
Lunch:                  10:30am-1:30pm
 
New Breakfast Menu

  • 3-egg omelets made to order – featuring cage free, locally raised eggs
  • Egg white omelets made to order
  • Fruit Smoothies
  • Yogurt parfaits
  • Fresh fruit
  • Gluten free options
  • Organic coffee
  • Tea

 
Lunch Menu

  • Featuring Lange Farm (Platteville) organic beef and pork
  • Bell and Evans Chicken
  • Whole Grains
  • Fresh Veggies
  • House-made dressings
  • House-made all natural soups
  • Fruit Smoothies

Instructors hit Artisan Gallery exhibition

Instructors Robert Schultz and Gregory Schulte will be in the Crow Exhibition at the Artisan Gallery from Jan. 11-Feb. 24.
 
Opening Reception:
Friday, January 11 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Artisan Gallery & Creamery Cafe
6858 Paoli Rd
Paoli, WI 53508
 
Student Thor Bussewitz will be in the Emerging Artist show through Feb. 24.

Students offering in-home design consultations

Design it forward!  The Interior Design ASID Student Chapter is offering a two hour in-home design consultation to raise money toward the renovation of the shared 'Family Room' at the Salvation Army Shelter in Madison. These deserving families will get a fresh new look as will you for your home. 
 
It's a good cause with a win/win for all involved (suggested donations start at $50.00). The In-Home Consultation will take place on Saturday, Jan. 26. The sign up Deadline has been extended to noon on Wednesday, Jan. 16!  
 
Please see the flyer (DOC, 38 KB) for details.
 
Questions?
Contact Tiffany Esser.
 

Accelerated Teaching Newsletter: Develop new ideas

Enhance your methods in teaching accelerated learning at Madison College with the help of an insightful and graphically pleasing newletter. This is the first issue (PDF, 1.94 MB) of the Accelerated Teaching Newsletter. It is a reissue from this past summer. 
 
 
This monthly newsletter is intended to help accelerated instructors change the classroom environment to promote scholastic sustainability, mentally prepare students to engage in the classroom, and help change student attitudes toward preparation.
 
 
Many working adults, although busy, are very interested in expanding their scholastic horizons. Learning at an accelerated pace to obtain accreditation for potential new work experiences helps these students effectively make more time for themselves and their families.

Mingle with international students

The Center for International Education invites you to the International Welcome Social planned for approximately 25 new F-1 visa holding international students joining Madison College this Spring 2013. The new students are expected to bring our current student-visa holding international population to over 100 students. 
 
 
The Welcome Social will be held in the Truax Gourmet Dining Room from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. Please stop by for a brief visit or stay longer to meet and mingle with the new international students.

Radiography Club Fundraiser

The Radiography Club is having a fundraiser!
 
The Madison College Radiography Club is taking orders for gift cards now through Friday, Jan. 25. The program is through a company called Great Lakes Scrip Center.Following is the information on how the fundraiser works:
 
Where can I use the gift cards? 
 
The attached form (PDF, 236 KB) shows the participating retailers and the dollar amounts available. The amount you pay for the gift card is the same dollar value on the card. 
 
What if I'm interested in purchasing a gift card?
 
Simply look at the list of participating retailers and gift card dollar values, make your selection(s), and complete the order form (PDF, 220 KB). Please give the order form and payment to any Radiography Club Member or Darcy Willis (Radiography Club Advisor).
 
How will I receive my gift card?
 
After the order has been placed and we receive the gift cards, we will distribute them to you. In order to expedite delivery of the gift cards, please make sure you include your contact information (name, address, email address, and phone number) on the order form (PDF, 220 KB). Please keep in mind that we will not be placing the order until Jan. 25.
 
Questions?
Contact any Radiography Club Member or Darcy Willis, radiography club advisor, at (608) 258-2363.

Intro to Latin America has space available

Intriguing course still has seats available! Introduction to Latin America (PDF, 168 KB) is a transfer powerhouse that is cross-listed in Sociology, Political Science, Anthropology, Spanish and more at both UW-Madison and UW-Whitewater. It is being offered this spring for the first time in several years.
 
This three credit course meets at Truax on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. Taught in English, the instructor will also provide supplemental readings and accept written work in Spanish for heritage speakers.
     
Questions? 
Contact Diane Soles, Sociology Instructor, at (608) 246-6750.

From prospective applicant to student

Transforming the Intake Process
 
Many of you have heard about or were part of the study on prospective student engagement. All stakeholders have recently given the green light to move forward on transforming many of our intake processes and touch points to meet the needs of prospective students. 
 
Come learn more about the new intake process, ask questions and give feedback at Wednesday’s convocation breakout session “The Evolution of Intake - Prospective Applicant to Classroom” from 10 to 11 a.m. in room 313. 
 
Come and learn where we are today with the intake process including the new admissions advisors positions. Find out how faculty and staff can become more involved and engaged to make a positive impact on student enrollment for Fall 2013.

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