Media Watch

President, Goodman South praised by media

More kudos for President Daniels and the Goodman South Campus. The Capital City Hues’ Jonathan Gramling wrote an editorial about the history behind the new campus and also praised Dr. Daniels for fulfilling a dream in South Madison.

 

Published October 18, 2019.

Recruiter receives award

Recruitment Coordinator Nicole Sandoval recently received the “Believe and Succeed Award” at the Ninth Annual Hispanic Heritage Luncheon. You can read more about the award in Madison365.

 

Published October 18, 2019.

Channel 15 covers Verona High's visit

In case you missed it, Channel 15 aired a story this morning about Verona High School’s recent visit to the Truax Campus to learn about careers in Cosmetology. The Wisconsin State Journal is expected to run its story about the visit within the next couple of weeks.

 

Published October 18, 2019.

Madison College chef interviewed by 15 News

Meanwhile, Madison College Chef Kevin McGuinnis was interviewed by Channel 15 for a story about area high school students learning about careers in food and hospitality – a profession that desperately needs more workers.

 

Published October 18, 2019.

Digital Innovations class turning heads

Madison College’s new Digital Innovations class is believed to be the first of its kind in the world. On Wednesday, Oct. 16, Channel 27 interviewed Instructor Steve Noll about what makes this virtual reality classroom so unique. The report is expected to air at 6/10 p.m. Channel 3 is stopping by Monday, Oct. 21, to do a story about the VR class.

 

Published October 18, 2019.

Local reporters cover Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration

Channel 27 stopped by the Goodman South Campus Monday, Oct. 14, for the college’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration. Guest speaker/poet Louis V. Clark III was interviewed for the story, along with Ho-Chunk Nation Legislator Sarah Lemieux. Channel 3 also gave the celebration a shout-out.

Published October 16, 2019.

Media announces Indigenous Peoples’ Day celebration

Today, Oct. 14, is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The Goodman South Campus is hosting a public event from 3-4 p.m. that includes Native American Alder Arvina Martin and Native poet/author Louis V. Clark III.

Climate and Culture Program Coordinator Jimmy Cheffen was interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio about today’s celebration. Channel 27 and Madison365 have also promoted the event.

Published October 14, 2019. Updated October 16, 2019.

Media covers Wil-Mar Center reopening

This weekend, Design for a Difference unveiled its makeover for the Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center. Interior Design instructor Emili Spencer and seven of her students were involved in the project. The story was picked up by the Cap Times, as well as Channel 3Channel 15 and Channel 27.

Published October 14, 2019.

Channel 15 airs special national report

Channel 15 aired a special national report Thuesday, Oct. 10, on student debt. At the end of the report, the TV station listed the average student debt of area colleges and universities, including Madison College.

For the UW System, the average debt is nearly $31,000. For UW-Madison specifically, it’s more than $27,000. And for Madison College, the average student debt is about $6,700. Edgewood College and UW-Platteville did not respond to the TV station’s data request.

Special thanks to Student Financial Support Services Director Keyimani Alford for putting together our numbers.

Published October 11, 2019.

Local media interviews Madison College dean

Dean Tina Ahedo is scheduled to do interviews with the Badger Herald and Cap Times on the new Goodman South Campus. Matters will communicate when the stories are posted.

Published October 11, 2019.

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