Media Watch

Jeremy Kautza facilitates successful outcome

In an update from last week, The Door County Daily News, reported a successful outcome to negotiations between the Friends of the Sturgeon Bay Public Waterfront and the City of Sturgeon Bay facilitated by Jeremy Kautza, interim director of Madison College’s Interest-Based Problem Solving. The agreement involves a recommendation to the Department of Natural Resources for a high-water mark on a parcel of land on the city’s waterfront and a public process for future development of the parcel.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published June 23, 2017.

MeetingsNet announces Sperstad into Hall of Leaders

MeetingsNet, meeting industry publisher and website, announced the induction of Janet Sperstad, CMP, Madison College Meeting and Event Management program director, to the Events Industry Council’s Hall of Leaders. The award will be presented during the IMEX convention Oct. 10. Sperstad is one of three professionals in the Hall of Leaders Class of 2017. She was nominated by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events. 

Published June 23, 2017.

Madison College Big Band tours Germany

The Madison College Big Band is gaining some media coverage of their tour in Germany. The Hessen state newspaper, Hessische Allgemeine, published a story about the band on Tuesday, June 20.

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Published June 23, 2017.

The growth of golf is driven by girls

Channel 3 aired a story on Tuesday, June 20, about girls driving the growth of golf in the U.S. including Steve Noll, marketing instructor, commenting on the female demographic.

“That’s the kind of numbers that, from a business standpoint, you can’t ignore,” said Steve Noll.

Girls driving the growth of golf

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published June 21, 2017.

Noll talks ringless voicemails

New technology now allows telemarketers to leave ringless voicemail messages on your phone. Marketers say the messages shouldn’t fall under the “Do Not Call” list and that has a lot of folks upset.

Marketing instructor Steve Noll talked to Channel 3 about this growing controversy. 

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published June 16, 2017. Updated June 21, 2017.

Rochelle Wanner talks teen employment rates

Rochelle Wanner from Career and Employment Services was interviewed by Channel 3 about why there’s a lack of teen workers this summer. It was the top story at 10 p.m.

The story also aired on Channel 47.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published June 14, 2017.

Channel 27 interviews Randy Way

In case you missed it, here’s the link to Channel 27’s report on how Madison College’s apprenticeship program is helping to close the skills gap.

Associate Dean Randy Way was interviewed for the story.

President Trump discussed the need for more skilled workers during his visit to Wisconsin.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published June 14, 2017.

More news coverage of President Daniels' editorial

The Portage Daily Register has joined the Reedsburg Times-Press in publishing President Daniels’ editorial on the college’s Scholars of Promise program. Nearly 400 students are expected to be enrolled in the program this fall.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published June 12, 2017. Updated June 14, 2017.

Ken Walz discusses rooftop solar energy project with multiple sources

This story is so bright – we have to wear shades.

Madison College’s plan to install Wisconsin’s largest rooftop solar energy system is now posted on the PowerATE@20 and Solar Powered World websites along with Solar Industry Magazine's article.

“Thanks to the work of many people, including our students, faculty and MGE, we have bold plans for clean energy for our campus," instructor Ken Walz told the magazine.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published June 12, 2017. Updated June 21, 2017.

Wisconsin State Journal reports college's solar energy system plans

The Wisconsin State Journal posted a story about the college’s plan to install Wisconsin’s largest rooftop solar energy system. Instructor Ken Walz was interviewed for the article.

*Any views or opinions expressed in items that appear in “Media Watch” represent the position of the source and do not necessarily reflect those of Madison College.

Published June 9, 2017.

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