Media Watch

High school students commit to skilled trades

The Baraboo News Republic recently posted a story about high school seniors who have signed a letter of intent to pursue a skilled trade after graduation. One of the students, Jayden Parchem, plans to attend Madison College this fall.


Published May 13, 2019.

Board Treasurer talks with In Business Magazine

Madison College District Board Treasurer Shiva Bidar is on the cover of the May issue of In Business Magazine. She was interviewed for a story that takes a closer look at “implicit bias.” Bidar is also the chief diversity officer at UW Health.

Published May 10, 2019.

Dr. Daniels included in Madison365 story

President Daniels is included in a Madison365 story about MMSD Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham’s decision to resign this August. Dr. Daniels praised Cheatham for her collaborations with Madison College, especially the Personalized Pathways and STEM Academy programs.


Published May 10, 2019.

Portage campus appears in Portage Daily Register

The Portage Daily Register has posted a story about the college’s “High School Police Academy.” Ten students from the Portage area recently graduated from academy, which is designed to provide real-world knowledge about policing and police careers.


Published May 10, 2019.

Madison College part of front page story

Today’s Wisconsin State Journal has a front page story about the national measles outbreak and whether Madison College and UW-Madison plan to require vaccinations. The College strongly recommends, but does not require students to receive vaccinations, except for those in health-related programs.


Published May 8, 2019.

Madison365 covers speaker's Truax Visit

Madison365 did a preview story about Dr. Bettina Love’s visit to the Truax Campus tomorrow. Dr. Love, an award-winning author, will discuss reforming the education system during a speech in the Mitby Theater beginning at 6:30 p.m.


Published May 8, 2019.

State Journal runs story on Madison College alum

Speaking of cosmetology, the Wisconsin State Journal recently ran an inspiring story about Madison College alum Ka Lor, who was born in a refugee camp in Thailand and now owns a barber shop in Madison.

Published May 8, 2019.

Program director works with Department of Labor

Meeting and Event Management Program Director Janet Sperstad recently did a video for the U.S. Department of Labor. It focuses on using the competency model clearinghouse to develop curriculum to create relevant education and training programs to meet the demands of the current workforce.

Published May 8, 2019.

Instructor featured on Community Radio

SPACE Cooking and Beverage Instructor Kevin Topp was recently a guest on “Donna’s Creations” Sun Prairie Community Radio Show. You can hear a rebroadcast of the interview this Thursday at noon

Published May 8, 2019.

Animal Care Supervisor appears on Channel 15

Animal Care Supervisor Melissa Hayden recently introduced folks to the “Pet of the Week” on Channel 15. She’s a Blue Lacy named “Sophia” who’s looking for a forever home. You can learn more about Sophia on the college’s pet adoption web page.


Published May 8, 2019.