Media Watch

Alrashid talks about her life with Deforest Times-Tribune

The DeForest Times-Tribune posted a feature story about a Madison College student who escaped war-torn Syria to begin a new life in Wisconsin.

"This summer, Iman Alrashid began classes toward a business management degree at Madison College. She recently completed her first semester of general studies. She dreams of opening her own school someday, much like the one she owned and operated in Damascus, which was called The Genius Team. As a kindergarten and life skills teacher, she worked with kids to help them discover what they could be in the future." Reports the Deforest Times-Tribune.

 

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Published January 3, 2018. Updated January 5, 2018.

The Lake Mills Leader reports on Transition Information Night

The Lake Mills Leader recently posted a story about the college’s Transition Information Night. The program helps students with disabilities transition into adult life.

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Published January 3, 2018. Updated January 5, 2018.

Portage Daily Register highlights nursing program students

The Portage Daily Register did a story about the Reedsburg campus’ recent nurse pinning ceremony.

Nineteen students graduated from the Associate Degree Nursing program last month. The newspaper also ran a story about the college’s dual-credit nursing partnership with the Portage School District.

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Published January 3, 2018.

Mirilli named District Board member, Capital City Hues reports

The Capital City Hues did a story about new Madison College District Board Trustee Ananda Mirilli. 

Mirilli received an associate degree from the college before continuing her education and receiving a master’s from UW-Madison.

*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 3, 2018.

Columbus Journal highlights Nursing Assistant graduates

The Columbus Journal ran a story about recent graduates of the Nursing Assistant course at the Fort Atkinson Campus. The article gave information about upcoming spring classes and had a group photo including instructor Ellen Haines.

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Published December 22, 2017.

Cambridge News and Deerfield Independent reports on dual credit plan

The Cambridge News and Deerfield Independent reported that the Cambridge School Board approved a plan to offer dual credit for Cambridge High School’s Manufacturing Tech class.

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Published December 22, 2017.

Cap Times quotes student

The Cap Times published an article about the Simpson Street Free Press including comments from Madison College student Sarah Useche, an editor for the afterschool program that produces six publications written by middle and high school students.

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Published December 22, 2017.

Bakken, Rasmussen interview with Community College Journal

Provost Turina Bakken and Dean Schauna Rasmussen were interviewed by Community College Journal for a story about how the college has reorganized its programs into a new school of Workforce and Economic Development. 

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Published December 22, 2017.

Reedsburg Times-Press highlights therapy dog visit to campus

Reedsburg Campus Operations Manager Linda Spencer and Clerical Technician Debbie Deakin were interviewed by the Reedsburg Times-Press about bringing in a service dog to help students relax during finals week.

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Published December 20, 2017.

Wisconsin Public Radio talks holiday retail with Hurd

Marketing instructor and retail expert Betty Hurd did an interview Dec. 19 with Wisconsin Public Radio on holiday retail sales. We’re told the story will air sometime around Christmas.

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Published December 20, 2017.

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