Media Watch

Channel 3 covers DTEC lease meeting

At 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 24, the college will hold a special public meeting to further discuss the criteria that was used to recommend the Hovde/Drury selection for the Downtown campus lease. Channel 3 previewed the meeting during its morning news.

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Published April 24, 2017.

Hayden introduces "Pet of the Week" on Channel 15

Madison College’s Melissa Hayden did a live studio interview with Channel 15 to announce the latest “Pet of the Week.” Possum is now open for adoption.

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Published April 24, 2017.

Advisor discusses Pow Wow with Channel 3

Student Program Advisor Katie Ackley was interviewed by Channel 3 this weekend about the importance of the Pow Wow. Madison College has sponsored the cultural event for more than 20 years.

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Published April 24, 2017.

News outlets cover DTEC redevelopment

The Wisconsin State Journal, Capital Times and Madison365 posted stories about the college’s recommendation of Madison-based Hovde Properties and Drury Southwest for the ground lease/redevelopment of the Downtown Education Center. Channel 3 also posted a story and interviewed President Daniels on Thursday, April 20. it was the top story at 10 p.m.

The college’s recommendation must still be approved by the District Board.

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Published April 21, 2017.

Simpson Street Free Press comments on DTEC

Meanwhile, the Simpson Street Free Press responded to two recent op-eds in the Wisconsin State Journal that commented on the future of the college’s Downtown Education Center. The response was posted in Madison Commons.

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Published April 21, 2017.

Cap Times features Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas, vice president of Administrative Services, was recently interviewed by the Cap Times for a story about how much money the college would receive from the closing of a tax increment financing district that includes Epic Systems.

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Published April 21, 2017.

Isthmus interviews President Daniels

President Daniels was recently interviewed for an Isthmus article about a new type of insurance designed to protect folks against job loss or disability. Dr. Daniels says the insurance could be beneficial for students who drop out of college due to life issues.

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Published April 19, 2017.

Cap Times post update on DTEC proposals

The Cap Times has posted an update on the redevelopment/lease of the Downtown Education Center. District Board Chair Frances Huntley-Cooper and Mark Thomas, vice president of Administrative Services, were interviewed for the story.

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Published April 19, 2017.

Marketing instructor discusses effects of online shopping on stores

Is online shopping putting brick-and-mortar stores out of business? That’s the question marketing instructor Kristin Uttech was asked Tuesday by Channel 3.

The interview was aired during today’s morning show (5-7 a.m.)

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Published April 19, 2017.

Channel 3 interviews Brian Landers

Brian Landers, chair of the criminal justice department, was interviewed by Channel 3 for a report that aired Friday, April 14, about how law enforcement personnel captured Joseph Jakubowski.

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Published April 17, 2017.

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