Media Watch

President Daniels, Steve Goldberg to discuss South Campus

President Daniels and Gift Development Specialist Steve Goldberg will discuss the new Madison College-Goodman South Campus during an upcoming interview on Channel 3’s “For the Record” show.

We’re told the episode will air Sunday, Feb. 25, at 10:30 a.m.

*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 January 26, 2018.

New York Times interviews Agricultural Equipment Technology instructor

Agricultural Equipment Technology instructor Bob Gray was interviewed by the New York Times for an article about lagging pay for farm equipment mechanics who live in rural areas.

The story features Madison College grad Matt Gies.

*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 January 26, 2018.

Portage Daily Register highlights free career planning workshops

Gretchen Rixie, manager of Career and Employment Services, and career counselor Paul Anderson were interviewed by the Portage Daily Register for a story about the college’s free career planning workshops in Portage.

*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 January 26, 2018.

State Journal features Madison College in “Shifting Careers” series

Kerri Kliminski, interim associate dean of nursing, sent program information to the Wisconsin State Journal for its “Shifting Careers” series. This will be the fifth time Madison College has been featured in the series.

The story is set to run the first week of February.

*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 January 26, 2018.

Channel 27 interviews Hurd

Marketing instructor and retail expert Betty Hurd was interviewed by Channel 27 for a story about the rash of brick-and-mortar store closings.

The report also aired on TV stations in Rhinelander and Beaumont, Texas.

*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 January 26, 2018.

Shoemaker talks solar energy jobs

Madison College’s Joel Shoemaker was interviewed by the Badger Herald about the nationwide increase in solar energy jobs.

*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 January 26, 2018.

Dr. Sheppard discusses local politics with WPR

Political science instructor Maurice Sheppard did a live studio interview with Wisconsin Public Radio Jan. 25. Dr. Sheppard discussed Governor Walker’s State of the State address.

*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 January 24, 2018. Updated January 26, 2018.

Dual-credit partnership is focus for Portage Daily Register

Madison College’s dual-credit partnership with Pardeeville High School could play a role in the school receiving a Wisconsin Economic Development Fab Lab grant.

The story is in the Portage Daily Register.

*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 January 24, 2018.

Dettmer, Barrett join Sun Prairie steering committee

Two Madison College instructors are among those appointed to Sun Prairie’s Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee. They are automated manufacturing instructor Peter Dettmer and protective services instructor Kalvin Barrett.

The story was posted in the Sun Prairie Star

*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 January 24, 2018.

Madison College awards scholarships, Watertown Daily Times reports

Madison College scholarship recipients were recently featured in the Watertown Daily Times. A total of 17 students were honored.

Madison College students who received scholarships Friday are, back row from left, Paula Walters, Alexis Timmel, Jessica Weisensel, Alexander Zuehlke, Kimberly Schroeder, Gabrielle Redenius, Gabriel Paul and Dana Meixner. Front row, Julia Harper, Samantha Neary, Megan Schwefel, Megan Himmerich, Samantha Eckberg, Breanna Zabel, Kacie Borchardt and Melissa Medina. Not pictured is Josh Gerstner.

*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 January 24, 2018.

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