Media Watch

Media covers partnership with REAP Food Group

Channel 3, Channel 15 and Spectrum TV News stopped by the Truax culinary kitchens Thursday, August 8, for a news conference about the college’s partnership with the REAP Food Group to wash, cut and package produce that will be delivered to the Madison Metropolitan School District and UW Health.

Published August 9, 2019.

More media coverage for Fab Camp

More media coverage for the metal fabrication camp going on at the Fort Atkinson campus. For the past two weeks, middle school-aged students have been welding, cutting and forming metal. Campus Manager Maria McClellan and instructor Roger Bratberg were interviewed by the Waterloo/Marshall Courier about the importance of the camp, which was also recently featured in the Daily Jefferson County Union.

Published August 7, 2019.

Student featured in inspirational story

Madison Magazine has an inspiring feature story about student Danny Toppan Rabello, who is using fitness to battle spina bifida. Included in the article is Madison College alum and fitness trainer Peter Krause.

Published August 7, 2019.

Employers need more auto tech graduates

Auto technician student James Swenson is featured in a Channel 15 report about a unique program that’s helping to address the technician shortage, while assisting students with their tuition. Associate Dean Lucas White provided information for the story. 




Published August 7, 2019.

Culinary grad becomes chef

Culinary grad Corey Stroner is the new chef at Union Corners Brewery, which recently opened off of East Washington Avenue. The Wisconsin State Journal took a closer look at the new brewery/restaurant.

Published August 5, 2019.

Cult-Classic comes to Mitby Theater

Remember Stephen King’s cult-classic movie “Carrie?” Capital City Theatre is doing a musical reboot of the teen angst film at Madison College’s Mitby Theater Friday, Aug. 9. The Wisconsin State Journal has a preview.

Published August 5, 2019.

Magazine mentions associate dean

This month’s UMOJA Magazine includes a story about Associate Dean Ramon Ortiz. Dr. Ortiz was recently recognized as a member of the National Community College Hispanic Council’s 2019 Leadership Program Fellows. The story is on page 57 (sorry, no online link).


Published August 2, 2019.

Fab Camp recognized for importance

There’s a lot of “heavy metal” going on at the Fort Atkinson campus. For the past two weeks, middle school-aged students have been welding, cutting and forming metal as part of Fab Camp. Campus Manager Maria McClellan and instructor Roger Bratberg were interviewed by the Daily Jefferson County Union about the importance of the metal fabrication camp.


Published August 2, 2019.

CampBUILD highlighted in interview

Construction and Remodeling instructor Sandy Thistle recently did an interview with TVW about the new CampBUILD, which runs Aug. 5-16 at Madison College. The camp is designed to get more girls interested in the building trades.

Published July 31, 2019. Updated August 2, 2019.

Interview discusses data breach

Technology Services Architect Jesse La Grew is doing a live interview with WIBA Radio at 7:33 a.m. today to discuss the Capital One data breach.




Published July 31, 2019. Updated August 2, 2019.