Media Watch

Chef chats with News 3

Chef Paul Short was interviewed by Channel 3 Tuesday, March 26, on the restaurant staffing shortage in the Madison area. The story was also picked up by Channel 7 in Wausau.



Published March 27, 2019.

Madison365 interviews staff, talks Latino Youth Fair

Student Recruitment Coordinator Nicole Sandoval was interviewed by Madison365about the Latino Youth Career and College Fair Thursday, March 21. About 450 area Latino high school students took part in the fair, which shows students that higher education is attainable. The college also sponsors Asian and African American Youth Career and College Fairs throughout the year.

Published March 22, 2019.

Event featured in Madison Magazine coming to Truax

It’s called “Dining in the Dark” and Madison College will be hosting the event later this month at Truax. So, what is it? The blindfolded dinner is featured in Madison Magazine.


Published March 22, 2019.

Instructor takes on new role, grabs media attention

Anatomy/physiology Instructor Maria Fuenzalida is the new dairy and livestock educator for the Dane County UW-Extension. Fuenzalida’s appointment was recently highlighted in Hoard’s Dairyman.


Published March 22, 2019.

Instructor promotes new program for girls

Construction/remodeling Instructor Sandy Thistle will be in the summer edition of the local Girl Scouts magazine. Thistle is promoting the college’s new CampBUILD program for girls.

Published March 22, 2019.

College chef dishes about desserts

Chef Kevin Appletonwas recently on Sun Prairie Community Radio to talk about how to make ganache – which is a mixture of melted chocolate and cream that’s used as a glaze for pastries and desserts.


Published March 22, 2019.

President Daniels featured in Capital City Hues

President Daniels is featured in the current issue of Capital City Hues. Dr. Daniels is receiving the Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction next month in Florida. The story is on page 17. The link is currently unavailable.  


Published March 18, 2019.

Capital City Hues recognizes award recipient

Themis Flores de Pierquet, Professional and Continuing Education instructor, was featured in Capital City Hues for receiving the Women of Achievement Award from the Wisconsin Women of Color Network.

Published March 18, 2019.

Truax hosts Badger State Spelling Bee

Madison College’s Mitby Theater played host to the Badger State Spelling Bee the weekend of March 17, 2019. The three top spellers are moving on to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland. The Wisconsin State Journal has more on the winners.

Published March 18, 2019.

Madison Magazine interviews President Daniels

Neil Heinen from Madison Magazine stopped by the Truax Campus Wednesday, March 13, to interview Dr. Daniels. The cover story (which will be in the August issue) is expected to focus on Dr. Daniels’ accomplishments and the new Goodman South Campus.

Published March 13, 2019. Updated March 15, 2019.