Media Watch

Associate Dean discusses a shrinking labor pool

Associate Dean Lucas White was recently interviewed by Equipment World Magazine about the technician shortage in the construction equipment industry and what Madison College is doing to help fix the problem. No word yet on when the story will run.


Published April 15, 2019.

Madison College Instructor talks Dark Skies

Weather and Climate Instructor Dr. Matthew Lazzara was interviewed by Channel 3 this weekend about the Dark Skies Seminar at Madison College. Attendees learned about spotting severe weather and what emergency management teams do when disaster strikes.

Published April 15, 2019. Updated April 17, 2019.

Channel 47 News reports on at-risk students

Dr. Howard Spearman, vice president of Student Affairs, was on Channel 47 Wednesday, April 10, 9 p.m. for a special report on how the college is helping students who need emergency funding for such things as utilities, rent and food. Students Brandy Nobles and Steven Ansorge were also interviewed for the story, which takes a closer look at homeless students and those in need.  


Published April 12, 2019.

Instructor presents at Chamber of Commerce

Marketing Instructor Kristin Uttech will be talking about developing a social media strategy at the Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce’s monthly business seminar, Wednesday, May 1, 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m. The Sun Prairie Star has a preview story about the event.

Published April 12, 2019.

Madison365 features End the Stigma event

Madison365 did a preview story about the “End the Stigma” event, which is held in the Intercultural Exchange area until 2 p.m. today. The focus is on mental health awareness for students of color and the LGBTQ community.


Published April 10, 2019.

Madison College student athlete overcomes cancer

Channel 27 did a feature story on Pierson Gibis, the WolfPack baseball player who had to overcome a rare form of pediatric cancer.

Published April 10, 2019.

Chippewa Herald mentions rugged student

And all eyes are on the weather today, as a possible spring snowstorm might be coming. The Chippewa Herald posted photos from the April 10, 1973, storm that dumped 13 inches of snow in the Madison area. Included in the report is a Madison College student who attempted to walk to the Commercial Avenue campus.


Published April 10, 2019.

Isthmus talks to Madison College chef

Chef Paul Short is featured in an Isthmus story about the farm-to-table movement. The article takes a closer look at two new courses offered this summer at the Madison College Farm in Fall River.

Published April 8, 2019.

27 News features Madison College coach

Madison College Baseball Coach Mike Davenport has recorded 900 career wins. This is season 15 for Davenport as WolfPack head coach. Channel 27 recently talked to Davenport about this career milestone.

Published April 8, 2019.

Pageant crown goes to Madison College student

Madison College nursing student TeKema Balentine is the new Miss Black Wisconsin. Balentine will compete in the Miss Black USA Pageant later this summer in Washington, D.C. The Cap Times and Madison365 recently posted stories about the pageant.

Published April 8, 2019.