International curriculum eligible for grant funds

The Center for International Education has grant funding support for faculty to build assignments or units in their courses related to international learning and global competencies.

Faculty can receive five to 15 hours of curriculum development awards at current curriculum development rates (approximately $45 per hour) depending on the scale of the international projects. All programs of study are eligible. All curriculum projects must be completed by September 2019, and no payment is awarded until all curriculum deliverables are completed.   

For more information, contact Geoff Bradshaw, International Education director, at or attend the Learning Academy session from 1– 2:30 p.m. on May 22, Grant Funded Opportunities for Curriculum Internationalization.


Published May 3, 2019.

Sign up for Process Improvement Training by June 2

The Summer 2019 Process Improvement Applied Training Series is open to all staff, faculty and administrators. The training is an introduction to and application of continuous improvement concepts and Lean tools. Participants apply concepts to actual projects and see real results. Help will be provided with selecting an appropriate project and individual coaching is given throughout the project life cycle. Assistance is also available after the training is completed.

The goal is to empower employees with tools and techniques to improve the work being done at Madison College. The training facilitators are Kristin Polywacz and Dan Stapleton.

After registering participants receive a short pre-work PowerPoint. A meeting is also required before the training between a facilitator and supervisor to choose an appropriate project. Found below are the training dates and time:

The training is six sessions in series on Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m., Truax. The registration deadline is Sunday, June 2.

  • 06/12/19
  • 06/19/19
  • 06/26/19
  • 07/10/19
  • 07/17/19
  • 07/23/19
  • 07/31/19

More details about the training are available and those interested can register via Madison College Learn.


Published May 3, 2019.

Truax to host African Graduation Celebration

Join the African Association of Madison and the Office of Equity, Incluion and Community Engagement at Madison College for the African Graduation Celebration Friday, May 17, from 6-8:30 p.m., in Room D1630A in the main building on the Madison College Truax Campus.

The event will honor African students who, through unyielding determination and academic achievements moved to the next step in their academic career. The keynote speaker will be 17th District Alderman Samba Baldeh. In 2015, he became the first Muslim elected to the Madison City Council.

Students from high school through college and university will be honored. To have a student recognized, share their information here.

Published May 3, 2019.

Madison Network of Black Professionals meets at Truax

Join the Madison Network of Black Professionals as Madison College shares information about the Scholars of Promise and RISE programs. The May luncheon will be held Tuesday, May 7, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in Room B1285 in the main building on the Truax Campus.

RSVP on the Madison Network of Black Professionals website.

Published May 3, 2019.

Honors Program Competition is May 10 from 12:30-4 p.m.

The Spring 2019 Honors Program Competition will take place from 12:30-4 p.m. Friday, May 10, in Room D3638 in the main building on the Truax Campus. Everyone is welcome to attend and to come and go as their schedules allow. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Honors Program and the outstanding projects that honors students have been working on this semester. 

Published May 3, 2019.

Volunteer Center holds final meeting of the year May 7

The Volunteer Center will hold their final monthly meeting of the school year on Tuesday, May 7, at 1 p.m. in Truax Room B2202. Pizza will be served.

The guest speaker will be from Catholic Charities Adult Day Center, which supports older adults and adults with medical concerns. Attendees will learn about volunteer opportunities with this program.

Anyone in the Madison College community (faculty, staff or student) is welcome to join in the meeting.

Published May 3, 2019.

Employers to visit campus

Career and Employment Services announces the following employer visits:

  • Smart Motors, Monday, May 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • CoNEXTions, Tuesday, May 7, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • pc/nametag, Wednesday, May 8, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Deamweavers Inc., Thursday, May 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Students are encouraged to stop by the table in the Truax Cafe Atrium during scheduled times to talk to representatives about career opportunities.

Published May 3, 2019.

Therapy dogs visit Watertown, Reedsburg

The Madison College Libraries invite students at the Watertown and Reedsburg campuses to de-stress prior to finals by visiting with therapy dogs. The dogs will be available at the following dates and times:

  • Watertown Campus: Monday, May 6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Reedsburg Campus: Tuesday, May 7, 9:30-11 a.m.



Published May 1, 2019.

Cake by the Slice features silent auction

Cake by the Slice is featuring two-tier cakes up for silent auction this year. Cakes will be on display in front of The Bakery at 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8. Bidding will close at 1:30 pm. The Baking and Decorative Art students will also serve cake by the slice from 12:30-1:30 p.m. (or until sold out).

Published April 30, 2019.

Culver's Scoopie Night supports student nurses

Madison College Student Nurses Association and Culver’s present Scoopie Night at the 4401 Cottage Grove Road restaurant on Tuesday May 21, from 5-8 p.m.

Madison College student nurses will greet patrons, deliver meals and earn 10% of sales to fund conference attendance.

Published April 30, 2019.