Media Watch

Madison College's role in training Johnsonville employees widely covered

Several news outlets reported on the reopening of the Johnsonville Sausage facility in Watertown. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WKOW-Madison, CBS-58-Milwaukee and WMTV-Madison mentioned the role Madison College played in training employees while the new facility was built.

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Published June 22, 2016. Updated June 29, 2016.

InBusiness touts "Tools of the Trade" Scholarships

InBusiness published an article about apprenticeship and Madison College students who received “Tools of the Trade” Scholarships. The article quotes Denise Reimer, dean of Applied Science, Engineering, and Technology, and Scott Vest, apprentice with Findorff.

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Published June 22, 2016. Updated June 29, 2016.

Graduate's story published in the Cap Times

Madison College graduate Samaria Vance mentors adolescent girls at the Spohn Avenue Girls Home where she was once a resident. Her story appeared in the Sunday Capital Times.

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Published June 20, 2016.

Students honored by Sun Prairie Optimist Club

Tyler Arnold, a dual credit student at Sun Prairie High School, and Abby Funck who plans to attend Madison College this fall were honored by the Sun Prairie Optimist Club recently. The Sun Prairie Star published this story.

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Published June 20, 2016.

Future student featured in Sun Prairie Star

The Sun Prairie Star published a story about a recent high school graduate, Nang Xiong, who will attend Madison College this fall. Xiong received help from two Sun Prairie police officers to navigate the educational system and start a career pathway.

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Published June 20, 2016.

The Country Today interviews Randy Zogbaum

Instructor Randy Zogbaum was interviewed by The Country Today about the college’s new Agriculture Systems Management diploma. 

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Published June 17, 2016.

Graduate memorialized in Baraboo News Republic

It’s with a heavy heart that we tell you that Madison College graduate and disabled advocate Sarah Holm died this past weekend in a car crash. Sarah’s passing was the top story in Monday's Baraboo News Republic. Instructor Tracie Bowers was Sarah’s mentor and favorite teacher. Here’s the link to the article and also information about Sarah’s funeral services.

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Published June 15, 2016.

Recent grad featured in Umoja magazine

Recent Madison College grad Pat Swiney is featured in this month’s Umoja magazine. Pat’s mission is to shrink racial disparities and remove barriers to higher education. Read the full article here.

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Published June 15, 2016.

Channel 15 interviews Cary Heyer

Cary Heyer’s interview with Channel 15 aired on Friday, June 10. Cary visited Louisville this past weekend to pay homage to boxing legend and humanitarian Muhammad Ali. Cary also did an interview with Channel 3.

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Published June 13, 2016.

Channel 3 features Sewa Mensah

Channel 3 aired a story on Friday, June 10, featuring Madison College HSED grad Sewa Mensah. Sewa, who is from West Africa, is a pre-apprentice carpenter who’s working with the Findorff construction team that’s remodeling the Truax campus.

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Published June 13, 2016.

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