Media Watch

Channel 15 interviews Psychology Chair

It has just been confirmed – Aaron Rodgers’ broken collarbone will need surgery. Channel 15 did an interview with Psychology Chair Carola Pfortner today about how fans are handling the bad news. The story (press play) just ran at 4 p.m. and is expected to air again at 6 p.m. Meanwhile, psychology instructor Felix (Trey) Mireles is doing a similar interview with Channel 27 tonight. The story will run at 10 p.m.

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Published October 18, 2017.

District Board Secretary discusses overcoming cancer, receives award

Madison College District Board Secretary Frances Huntley-Cooper talks about overcoming cancer in the current issue of the Capital City Hues. Frances is also honored in this month’s Umoja Magazine (page 19) for receiving an Equal Opportunity Award from the Urban League.

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Published October 16, 2017.

Goldberg honored with Equal Opportunity Award

Gift Development Specialist Steve Goldberg is also in the October issue of Umoja Magazine (page 19) for receiving the Urban League’s Equal Opportunity Award. Steve joined the college in August after 48 years at CUNA Mutual Group.

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Published October 16, 2017.

Umoja Magazine highlights Marketing Manager and spouse

Continuing Education Marketing Manager Gwen Jones is featured in this month's Umoja Magazine (pages 12-13) with her husband, Greg. The “power couple” talk about how they met and their community interests.

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Published October 16, 2017.

State Journal interviews Construction and Remodeling instructor

Construction and Remodeling instructor John Stephany was recently interviewed for a Wisconsin State Journal series called “Shifting Careers.” The story should run on November 12.

Back in September, the newspaper interviewed instructor Theresa Valencia about Industrial Maintenance careers. Dean Denise Reimer contributed detailed employment information for both stories.

*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 October 11, 2017.

Stute talks Manufacturing Month with Channel 15

Welding instructor Tony Stute was interviewed by Channel 15 for a story about Manufacturing Month and the need for welders in Wisconsin. 

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Published October 11, 2017.

Sperstad speaks at conference, receives recognition

Janet Sperstad, program director of Meeting and Event Management, was a keynote speaker at the Meeting Professionals International Conference in Las Vegas. Her discussion was featured in the online publication Successful Meetings. 

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Published October 11, 2017.

Wisconsin State Journal highlights nursing instructors

Nursing instructors Marsha Miyagawa and Michelle Hamilton are featured in today’s Wisconsin State Journal for a story about a certified nursing assistant class that’s giving Verona High School students a closer look at health care.

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Published October 9, 2017.

Portage Daily Register features retired pottery instructor

Retired pottery instructor Marcia Smith is featured in the Portage Daily Register for a story about four female artists who are putting together an exhibition at the Portage Center for the Arts. 

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Published October 9, 2017. Updated October 18, 2017.

State Journal highlights cheese contest and auction

Remember the World Dairy Expo contest at Madison College back in August? The blue-ribbon string cheese from the competition just sold for $215 a pound. The story is in the Wisconsin State Journal.

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Published October 9, 2017.

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