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Announcements

The Bakery gives spooky thanks to all

Halloween treats at The Bakery were tremendously popular. The Bakery had many decorated options to satisfy that sweet craving, and thanks for all of the support. 

The Bakery hours the rest of the fall semester:   

  • Monday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Tuesday 12-2 p.m. (Breads Day)
  • Wednesday 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Published November 4, 2019.

Employees invited to Equity in the Classroom conference

Madison College is committed to helping people continue learning beyond high school. As a result, the college is collaborating with other colleges and universities to ensure those between the ages of 25 and 64 have every opportunity to earn those high-value educational credtionals.

Join educators from across Wisconsin for a day of exploring and strengthening strategies to support equity in the classroom at the Equity in the Classroom Conference, Friday, Dec. 6, from 8 a.m.-3:45 p.m. There is no cost to attend. Register by Monday, Nov. 25. 

The nationally recognized keynote speakers are:

  • Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings, equity expert.
  • RunningHorse Livingston, educator and consultant.


In addition, WAICU is working together with the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and the UW system on the next step in Wisconsin’s higher education attainment goal to acheive a higher education attainment rate of 60 percent by 2027. Madison College faculty and staff can submit proporsals here to represent Madison College. The selected Madison College faculty will present a 10 minute presentation and assist with site facilitition tasks. The presenter will receive a $200 stipend. The deadline to submit proposals is Friday, Nov. 15.

Published November 1, 2019.

Second pet adoption event coming soon

The Veterinary Technician program is hosting the second Pet Adoption event for the semester. They have many adorable dogs, cats, guinea pigs, rabbits, etc. looking for forever homes.

Join them Thursday, Nov. 7 from 5-7 p.m. in the Veterinary Technician program area (Rooms E1825-E1831) to visit with their animals and find the perfect fit for your family.

Published November 1, 2019.

Health Building Cafe changes hours

The Health Building Cafe will change hours of operation effective Monday, Nov. 4. The cafe will close at 2:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, previously closing at 3 p.m.

Health Building Cafe hours:

  • Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m.-2 p.m.

Published November 1, 2019.

Donate your change through November

The “Be The Change” event for the Combined Charitable Campaign runs the month of November. Employees can donate their pocket change, which exemplifies the tag line, “Give a little, help a lot!” The donated spare change adds up and supports the community.

Look for signs to know where to give.

More information about change collection sites is on the Combined Charitable Campaign Sharepoint site.

Don’t forget, employees get a gift of appreciation by donating at “Scoops for Change” or on Wednesdays at Truax’s Atrium Café.

The details for the appreciation gift are below:

  • Donate $5-9 , receive a cork coaster
  • Donate $10-19, receive a water bottle
  • Donate $20-29, receive a soup/coffee mug
  • Donate $30 or more, receive your choice of winter hat

 

Published November 1, 2019. Updated December 2, 2019.

Employment opportunities for students

Career and Employment Services is announcing upcoming employer visits. Stop by their table in Truax’s Atrium Café to learn about career opportunities. Representatives will be available to answer questions.

  • Oak Park Place,Tuesday, Nov. 12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • The Tile Shop, Thursday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

 

Published November 1, 2019.

Madison College program listed in top ten

Madison College’s online Hospitality Management Program has been ranked number four nationally by the website “onlineassociatesdegree.net.” The criteria for the ranking was cost and if the program could be completed online. 

Program Director and Instructor Dr. Lynea Lavoy is quoted as saying:

"We adapted our program roughly four and a half years ago to offer a 100% online option and it’s really been beneficial to our students who work in 365/24/7 industry. All of our core hospitality courses were also put through the Quality Matters process. I am very proud of the continued growth of our program and industry and thrilled that we have options that fit our students’ schedules and obligations. It’s such a fun program and industry to be a part of and I love that we can offer this quality, rigorous, valuable degree at such an affordable price for our students."

Published November 1, 2019.

Invitation to Annual Sustain Dane Summit

In its 11th year, the Sustain Dane Summit is the annual sustainability program to attend. Madison College is a member of Sustain Dane and currently working on many sustainability initiatives. The Summit is Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 8 a.m.–4 p.m. at Promega Corporation (5445 East Cheryl Parkway, Fitchburg)

Gain new knowledge and skills, strengthen relationships with a local community of peers and work together to identify ways to co-create regenerative culture and actions that bring together ecological sustainability, social equity, community wellbeing and leadership in our organizations and in the region. Featuring speakers Dayna Cunningham (MIT CoLab), Gyasi Ross (storyteller from the Blackfeet Nation), local elected officials and Live Forward awardees.

Student registration is only $20 (with generous scholarships available). Join the local sustainability movement for a celebration of learning, inspiration, connection and action.

Learn more and register here.

    

Published October 31, 2019.

What's on the menu?

Here's what the Atrium Cafe will be serving the week of Nov. 4:


Monday: Fried catfish, red beans and rice, collard greens, cornbread.

Tuesday: Baked potato bar with assorted toppings.

Wednesday: Grilled chicken with garlic caper sauce, wild rice pilaf, vegetable, roll.

Thursday: BBQ beef brisket, cheesy potatoes, slaw, Texas toast.

Friday: Beer battered cod, fries, cole slaw, roll.

Published October 31, 2019.

Phi Theta Kappa honors staff, faculty

Each semester members of the Madison College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recognize an instructor, staff member or administrator who has made a significant and positive impact on their success. The following individuals recently received their Golden Apple recognition:

Golden Apple Recipient .................................................... Recognized By

Kenneth Marks, Information Technology instructor.......... Ame Gbossou

Catherine Stover, English instructor.......................................... Paige Hintz

Melissa Hayden, Veterinary Technician instructor...... Kristen Lawrence

Steven Noll, Marketing instructor.......................................... Ayelen Bravo

Marco Torrez, Human Services instructor........................... Brandy Richer

Christine Traeder, Dental instructor................................................ Boh Suh

Brianna Stapleton Welch, Student Life staff.............. Carolyn Kosabucki

Curt Chambers, Information Technology instructor......... John Diederich

Erin Kupkovits, Nursing instructor................................. Judith Nansamba

Kathleen Breene, Accounting instructor.......................... Lynette Thomas

Teresita Torrence, Student Development advisor.................... Erin Stokes

Jeannine Szczech, Chemistry instructor....................... Doran Mackowski

Sara Bugni, TRIO Student Support advisor........................ Vernon Ziegler

Angela Snelling, Information Technology instructor.. David Greenslade

Denise Holin, Student Health Educator staff............... Brittany Campbell

Mikael Snitker – Magin, Psychology instructor.......... Arina Burovtsova

Jeffery Molzahn, Cabinetmaking instructor.......................... Katrina Willis

 

Published October 30, 2019.

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