Madison College News

IT Open House highlights new cloud computing program

Students will demonstrate their projects and faculty will discuss information technology programs at the Madison College IT Education Open House Wednesday, June 7, from 1-6 p.m. in the Health and IT Building, 1705 Hoffman Street, Madison.

Faculty will introduce the new IT-Cloud Support Associate program. Courses for the program will begin in the fall and students may enroll now. Advisors will be available to help students register.

Visitors will see student projects in Android mobile applications, website development and cyber security defense. The college also offers programs such as Systems Administration and Network Specialist.

Published May 24, 2017.

More than 400 students accepted to Scholars of Promise

The Wisconsin State Journal posted a story about the college’s Scholars of Promise program, which is expected to help hundreds of low-income students with tuition and fees this fall.

Published May 24, 2017.

All campuses observe Memorial Day

All Madison College campuses and district buildings will be closed Saturday, May 27 – Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Summer service hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30. Most service units close daily at 4:30 p.m. throughout the summer.

Published May 24, 2017.

Email outage impacted college

Technology Services reported an intermittent email outage for all Madison College faculty, staff and students on Wednesday, May 24. The issue has been resolved. 

Published May 24, 2017.

College announces Memorial Day closure

All Madison College campuses and district buildings will be closed Saturday, May 27 – Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. Summer service hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30. Most service units close daily at 4:30 p.m. throughout the summer.

Published May 19, 2017.

Transfer agreement signed with Edgewood College

A new transfer agreement guarantees admission to Edgewood College for Madison College students completing associate degrees in civil or electrical engineering and human services. Local media outlets covering the signing of the agreement included: Wisconsin State Journal, WKOW Channel 27 and WISC Channel 3.

Published May 15, 2017.

College offices reduce hours for summer

Effective May 15, most Student Development and Success service units at the Truax campus will close daily at 4:30 p.m. Regular service hours will resume on August 1. This includes the following:

Advising and Transfer Services
Career and Employment Services
Counseling Services
Dean of Students Office
Disability Resource Services
Enrollment Center
Financial Aid Office
Retention and Student Services
Student Development and Retention Services
Student Life
TRiO Student Support Services
Veteran Support Services
Veterans Benefits
Welcome Center
 
Also, the Child and Family Center is closed for the summer.

Published May 11, 2017.

Watch the graduation ceremony online

The Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Alliant Energy Center. The ceremony will last approximately two hours.

If you are unable to attend the ceremony, watch the live stream of commencement online. A secondary stream is available if you are unable to access the first link. 

Published May 10, 2017. Updated May 11, 2017.

New West campus welcomes visitors to open house

Madison College's School of Professional and Continuing Education will hold a community open house at the West Campus on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. There will be class demonstrations and opportunities to register for both credit and non-credit classes. The campus is located at 8017 Excelsior Drive.

 

Published May 1, 2017.

Spring 2017 graduates will receive degrees, diplomas May 12

The Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremony will be be held on Friday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Way, Madison. The ceremony will last approximately two hours. Use the Graduation Checklist to make sure you have completed all the necessary steps before the commencement ceremony.

As family or guests of future graduates, your presence and support is important. There is no limit to how many guests a graduate can invite and there is no charge for admission or parking. Please plan ahead for traffic and construction.

Family and guests should arrive at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Alliant Energy Center and be seated by 5:25 p.m. The processional will start promptly at 5:30 p.m. and the ceremony will last approximately two hours.

Pictures may be taken by family and guests from the designated photo areas while graduates are receiving their diploma or after the ceremony.

If the ceremony needs to be cancelled for any reason, information will be posted on the Madison College website.

 

Published May 1, 2017.

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