Media Watch

Program director works with Department of Labor

Meeting and Event Management Program Director Janet Sperstad recently did a video for the U.S. Department of Labor. It focuses on using the competency model clearinghouse to develop curriculum to create relevant education and training programs to meet the demands of the current workforce.

Published May 8, 2019.

Instructor featured on Community Radio

SPACE Cooking and Beverage Instructor Kevin Topp was recently a guest on “Donna’s Creations” Sun Prairie Community Radio Show. You can hear a rebroadcast of the interview this Thursday at noon

Published May 8, 2019.

Animal Care Supervisor appears on Channel 15

Animal Care Supervisor Melissa Hayden recently introduced folks to the “Pet of the Week” on Channel 15. She’s a Blue Lacy named “Sophia” who’s looking for a forever home. You can learn more about Sophia on the college’s pet adoption web page.


Published May 8, 2019.

WPR interviews social media instructor

Marketing/social media instructor Steve Noll was interviewed Friday, May 3, by Wisconsin Public Radio on Facebook’s new design and its past privacy issues. The interview begins at 22:06 on the podcast timeline. 

Published May 6, 2019. Updated May 7, 2019.

Capital City Hues cover features President Daniels

President Daniels is on the cover of the latest issue of the Capital City Hues. He gives an update on the new Goodman South Campus that opens this fall. Matters will provide the link to the story once it’s posted.

Published May 3, 2019.

Newspapers interview District Board chair

Madison College District Board Chair Joe Hasler is featured in the Reedsburg Times-Press and Wisconsin Dells EventsHasler talks about the honor of being elected chairman and the virtues of a technical degree. Dr. Daniels was also interviewed for the story. He says Hasler’s “insight and advocacy” helped the college meet its goals.

Published May 3, 2019.

District Board treasurer featured in Cap Times

Madison College District Board Treasurer Shiva Bidar-Sielaff was in the news recently. The newly elected Madison City Council president was featured in the Cap Times. Bidar-Sielaff says “transparency and communication” are important in her new role.


Published May 3, 2019.

Cap Times covers students' financial struggles

The Cap Times has a story about how college students are struggling with food and shelter. It takes as a closer look at a Madison College Student Senate survey that found a third of students had skipped meals because they couldn’t afford to eat.

Published May 3, 2019.

Columbus Journal covers high school police academy

The Columbus Journal has a story about  the recent graduates of Madison College’s High School Police Academy at the Portage Campus. Instructor Brian Landers is included in the photo/article.

Published May 3, 2019.

'Vampire Cabbie' graduates from Paralegal Program

Madison Magazine has a feature story about a man known as the “Vampire Cabbie” who decided to switch careers and graduated from Madison College’s Paralegal Program.


Published April 30, 2019.