Announcements

Blackboard help available at Portage campus

Need help with Blackboard? Steve Pilsner, Blackboard mentor, is available at the Portage Campus to answer your questions and show the new features available in Blackboard.

Email Steve Pilsner to make an appointment.

Questions?
Contact CETL at (608) 246-6646.

 

Center For Printing Arts at Madison College pop-up sale

Printed goods produced by students at the Center for Printing Arts (CFPA) at Madison College will be for sale starting Tuesday, Jan. 20, to Thursday, Jan. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The printed goods include:

  • Cards
  • Coasters
  • Valentines
  • Posters
  • and more printed goods

Look for the display across the hall from the bookstore at Truax campus. Proceeds of the sales will go to support students and help cover printing materials costs.

The CFPA offers quality printmaking courses featuring letterpress and screen printing as well as incorporating offset printing that are open to Graphic Design and Illustration program students and all members of the community.

Courses are available at both the beginner and advanced levels and require no prerequisites. There are daytime and evening sections.

Check out the printmaking facilities in Room E1860 (in the big window down the hall from the bookstore).

Come check out the student work for sale, and buy some great printed goods.

Automotive Technology Job Fair on Jan. 22

An Automotive Technology Job Fair will be held on Thursday, Jan. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Auto Center Wing/Lounge.

More than 10 local employers will be attending.

Questions?
Contact Paul Flogel at (608) 246-682.

Support Dental Hygiene student's dental service trip to Belize

Please stop in at Culver’s Madison-East Towne on Tuesday, Jan. 27, from 4 to 9 p.m. for Culver’s Scoopie Night.

Ten percent of all sales during that date and time will be donated to help defray students' costs for their service trip to Belize.

WolfPack basketball teams set to prove they deserve a place in the Top 10

WolfPack men and women’s basketball teams are unranked so far in the NJCAA Division III Top 10 but players and coaches say they feel that is about to change. 

Both teams face off against top-ranked Rock Valley College teams tonight. The WolfPack women’s team game starts at 5:30 p.m. and the men’s game starts at 7:30 p.m. 

For more on tonight’s games see “WolfPack has something to prove against Rock Valley” on the WolfPack Athletics site.

Register now for WACTE Legislative Seminar Feb. 17 at DTEC

Learn about recent legislation that could affect technical college education and meet your legislators at the Wisconsin Association for Career and Technical Education (WACTE) Legislative Seminar on Tuesday, Feb. 17. 

Registration and a continental breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m., with opening remarks beginning at 8:20 a.m. The seminar will be followed at 1 p.m. with participant visits with legislators at the Capitol. 

The seminar includes federal and state legislative updates, a panel on upcoming legislation, a panel on the view from inside the Capitol, networking and information on best advocacy practices.

Lunch is included, followed by the Capitol visits. 

Cost of the event is $110 for WACTE members, $140 for nonmembers and $40 for students.

To register and for more information, visit the WACTE website. 

About WACTE:

WACTE raises money for student scholarships and offers professional development opportunities to its members. WACTE members work to raise awareness and educate the public and legislators on technical and career education issues and concerns. 

Anyone who is interested in promoting technical and career education and who would like to contribute their energy and enthusiasm is welcome to join!

For more information on WACTE, contact Paul Flogel at (608)246-6823.

WACTE to host lunch on Wednesday, Jan. 14, for Convocation

The Wisconsin Association for Career and Technical Education (WACTE) is hosting lunch on Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Truax Cafeteria.

A contribution of $6 gets you a turkey or ham sandwich with lettuce, tomato and cheese, chips or apple, cookie and a drink.

Any proceeds go towards scholarships.

About WACTE:
WACTE raises money for student scholarships and offers professional development opportunities to its members. WACTE members work to raise awareness and educate the public and legislators on technical and career education issues and concerns.

Anyone who is interested in promoting technical and career education and who would like to contribute their energy and enthusiasm is welcome to join!

For more information on WACTE, contact Paul Flogel (608)246-6823.

Deadline for students to enroll in the Honors Program Jan. 26

Full-time and part-time faculty interested in supervising Honors Program projects this semester must complete the four-hour Madison College Honors Program Workshop.

Registration for workshops can be found on the CETL website. Each workshop is worth four professional development hours toward five-year certification. Forty hours is equal to one credit.  

Some of the topics that will be covered in the workshop include: 

  • Benefits of honors programs to students, faculty and the college
  • Details of the Madison College Honors Program
  • What is expected of an Honors supervising faculty member
  • How to recruit students to the Honors Program
  • How to complete a learning contract
  • Brainstorming with other faculty members about potential Honors projects
  • The bi-annual Honors project competition
  • Compensation for Honors faculty members
  • Parlaying Honors projects into scholarship opportunities for your students.

Questions?
Contact the Honors Program Director Julia Haseleu at (608) 246-6509.  

TRiO SSS Egg Roll Sale fundraiser event

The TRiO Student Support Services will host an Egg Roll Sale. Orders are due on Jan. 30.

To make an order contact, TRiO SSS at (608) 246-6636 or drop by the TRiO Office in Room C1471 at Truax.

January News Blast is now available

The January CETL News Blast is now available online.

In this month the News Blast includes the month's schedule, a look at the spring courses that are available for registration, a Spotlight on the schedule for the Convocation and much more. 

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