Media Watch

47 News interviews Betty Hurd

Channel 47 is stopping by Truax this afternoon to interview marketing instructor and retail expert Betty Hurd. Hurd will discuss all the recent “box store” closings and what it means for the local economy. The report will air at 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Published February 18, 2019.

Political Science instructor weighs in on primary

Political Science instructor Dr. Maurice Sheppard is doing a live studio interview with Channel 3, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 6 a.m. Dr. Sheppard will preview the spring primary election, including the mayoral race. 

Published February 18, 2019.

Ken Walz interviewed by WiscNews

Dr. Ken Walz, director of the college’s Center for Renewable Energy Advanced Technological Education, was recently interviewed by WiscNews about the growth of the state’s solar industry. A new report says employment jumped 3 percent last year.

Published February 13, 2019.

Channel 15 interviewed instructor Tim Hoege

The college’s Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing program received more media coverage, Wednesday, Feb 15. Channel 15 stopped by and interviewed instructor Tim Hoege. The story is scheduled to air twice on, Tuesday, Feb. 19, once during the morning show and again at 6 p.m. Channel 3 and Spectrum TV News also recently did reports about the program. Channel 7 in Wausau also picked up the story. 


Published February 13, 2019.

Melissa Hayden shares Pet of the Week

Animal Care supervisor Melissa Hayden introduced the Pet of the Week on the Channel 15 morning show, Wednesday, Feb. 13. Teresa is a Chihuahua and Pomeranian mix available for adoption. If interested, call 608.246.6553.


Published February 13, 2019.

Madison College hosts spelling bee

Madison College hosted the All-City Spelling Bee, Saturday, Feb. 9. Forty-four public and private school students participated in the spelling bee, which was won by fifth-grader Maya Jadhav. Maya now advances to the state spelling bee, Wednesday, March 16, at Madison College. The story was featured in the Wisconsin State Journal.

Published February 13, 2019.

Capital City Hues posts story about solar panels

The Capital City Hues recently posted a story about the college’s rooftop solar energy installation — the largest in the state. Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes cut the ribbon for the grand opening celebration back on Jan. 16.

Published February 8, 2019.

Dr. Spearman gets a shoutout in higher ed pub

Dr. Howard Spearman is included in the transitions section of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Dr. Spearman was recently named vice president of student affairs and chief student services officer at Madison College.

Published February 8, 2019.

Goodman South Campus highlighted by In Business

The Goodman South Campus is highlighted in the February issue of In Business magazine. President Daniels was interviewed for the story, which takes a closer look at significant development projects throughout Dane County. The article can be found on pages 34-41.

Published February 7, 2019.

Free Dental Care for Kids garners more media attention

The college's Free Dental Care for Kids event will get another dose of media attention when Channel 3 stops by to do a story Friday afternoon.

Dr. Kendricks Hooker did a live interview with Channel 3 about the free dental  care earlier this week. Spectrum TV News, Channel 15 and Channel 27 previously posted stories about the event.

Published February 6, 2019. Updated February 8, 2019.