Media Watch

CBS MoneyWatch airs story about solar energy project

Madison College’s rooftop solar array drew the attention of CBS MoneyWatch. The installation includes 5,000 panels making it the largest in Wisconsin. The June 20 story and video includes comments from Ken Walz, instructor and project lead.



Published June 20, 2018.

Umoja covers Scholars of Promise agreement

The June issue of Umoja magazine includes a story about the agreement that provides coverage of tuition and fees for Scholars of Promise who transfer to UW-Madison for a bachelor’s degree. The article quotes President Daniels.


Published June 20, 2018.

Madison 365 mentions college's poetry slam

 An article in Madison365 mentioned Madison College’s role in the annual Madison Juneteenth celebrations. The Office of Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement sponsored a poetry slam at the South Campus.

Published June 20, 2018.

Channel 3000 lauds new Goodman South Campus

Neil Heinen’s recent editorial on Channel3000 lauds the new Goodman South Campus as “the best big idea to be realized so far this year.”


Published June 20, 2018.

Channel 27 covers World Cup Family Fun Day

Madison College Truax campus held a World Cup Family Fun Day at the Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Pitch and WKOW Channel 27 covered the event. Their story included an interview with WolfPack Men’s Soccer Coach Cory Sims.


Published June 18, 2018.

Recent grad will move into Habitat for Humanity home

Sierra Cheng, a recent graduate of the Madison College Medical Assistant program, and her family will move into their new home provided by Habitat for Humanity June 20. The Sun Prairie Star published an article about the family and the many volunteers who helped them build their residence.


Published June 18, 2018.

Community College Daily shares Channel 15 story

Community College Daily recently shared the Channel 15 story about the college building the largest rooftop solar energy system in Wisconsin in their e-Headlines column. The story featured an interview with Ken Walz, chemistry and engineering instructor.

Published June 18, 2018.

Parisi shares inspirational story at GED graduation

From high school dropout to Dane County Executive. Keynote speaker Joe Parisi shared his inspirational story with GED graduates at the Mitby Theater Thursday, June 14. Joe received his GED from Madison College many years ago before earning his degree at UW-Madison.

Here’s the link to Channel 3's coverage. The Wisconsin State Journal also has an article about the ceremony -- which includes a quote from Dr. Keith Cornille. 

Published June 15, 2018.

Media shine spotlight on rooftop solar system

Media coverage of Madison College’s solar rooftop system is really “heating up.” CBS MoneyWatch talked with Dr. Ken Walz about the project.
Here are links to some of the other media coverage:

Channel 3
Channel 15
Channel 27

WIBA Radio also aired a story  (1:25 on timeline) about the $2.3 million project. 

Published June 15, 2018.

Women who met in baking program open business

Here’s a sweet story. The owners of Lodi’s Buttercream Bakery are graduates of the college’s Baking/Decorative Arts program. Their story is featured in the Lodi Enterprise.

Published June 15, 2018.