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Substance abuse interferes with students' academic performance

Alcohol and other drugs impact some students’ lives and diminish their academic performance. Faculty have significant power to change students’ lives when these issues arise.

Please review the attached PDF, which outlines a range of faculty actions that can lead to healthier choices among their students.

Many students return to school after entering recovery from alcohol and other drug dependence. "Live Free" is a student group on campus built to support students in recovery, as part of a wellness initiative across the nation.

Live Free meets at Truax on Mondays at 4:30 p.m. in D1618N in the Student Development Center. For more information, Patrick Kempfer, the club’s student leader, has developed a presentation describing the movement and student club.

Consider inviting John Boyne or Patrick Kempfer to your class to talk to your students about these issues.

Questions? Contact John Boyne, counselor, at (608) 616-3418.

Published January 29, 2016.

Mail Center needs interoffice envelopes

The Mail Center needs interoffice envelopes to redistribute and recycle throughout the college.

If you see extras or empty envelopes lying around, please bring them to the Mail Center at Truax — do your part to save money and be green!

Questions? Call the Mail Center at (608) 246-6305.

Published January 25, 2016.

Join Madison College Library to talk Game of Thrones

Winter is coming! Well, it’s actually here.

The Madison College Library hopes you will join them for the Madison College Libraries' Game of Thrones book discussion group.

All students, instructors and staff are welcome. Whether you’re simply curious or an avid fan of the A Song of Ice and Fire series, then this is the place for you.

Learn more about the Game of Thrones book discussion group by going to Madison College library.

Published January 20, 2016.

January CETL News Blast now available

The latest News Blast includes the month's schedule, the Convocation app, the Spring 2016 calendar and an article by James L. Lang about creating wonder before class begins.

Published January 11, 2016.

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