Media Watch

Criminal Justice Chair makes front page news

More and more law enforcement agencies are using drones. Criminal Justice Chair Brian Landers talked to the Wisconsin State Journal about this growing trend and about the college’s drone class. The story appeared on the front page in the Tuesday, July 25, edition.

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Published July 26, 2017.

Graphic design grad wins Madison city flag contest

A Madison College graphic design grad has won the Wisconsin State Journal’s city flag contest. Rich Matheson beat out 111 people to take home the top prize.

(Illustration by Wisconsin State Journal’s
Phil Hands).

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Published July 24, 2017.

Fitzgerald becomes host of "Wisconsin Life"

Psychology instructor Angela Fitzgerald is keeping busy. She was just named the host of Wisconsin Public TV’s “Wisconsin Life” program. The award-winning series highlights unique people and places in Wisconsin.

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Published July 21, 2017. Updated July 24, 2017.

News outlets report Scholars of Promise reception

Umoja Magazine,The Wisconsin State Journal, Cap Times and the Capital City Hues covered the Scholars of Promise welcome reception Thursday evening at the Truax campus. This is the college’s inaugural class.

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Published July 21, 2017.

CampHERO makes waves in the news

More coverage for CampHERO. The Wisconsin State Journal stopped by and took photos Wednesday morning and Channel 15/The CW is did an interview with instructor/founder Jen Roman. In case you missed it Tuesday, here’s the link to Jen’s interview with Channel 27.

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Published July 21, 2017.

Jen Roman featured in multiple news stories

Fire Service instructor Jen Roman is receiving a Jefferson Award. She will be recognized on Channel 27 at 10 p.m. on Sunday, July 30. Meanwhile, CampHERO, which Roman founded, was featured on Channel 27.

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Published July 19, 2017.

Lazzara discusses iceberg break-away on radio stations

Weather and Climate instructor Dr. Matthew Lazzara has been a busy guy since a massive iceberg broke away in Antarctica. Matthew just did an interview with a radio station in Ontario, Canada (second story listed). You can also hear him Wednesday at 7 p.m. on WORT Radio. Previously, Matthew talked to Wisconsin Public Radio.

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Published July 19, 2017.

In Business Magazine reports on DTEC lease approval

In Business Magazine has a news brief on the college receiving approval from the Wisconsin Technical College System Board for its plan to lease the Downtown Campus.

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Published July 19, 2017.

Hayden talks dangers of dogs in hot cars

Here’s the link to Animal Care Supervisor Melissa Hayden’s interview with Channel 3 on the dangers of keeping your dog in a hot car.

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Published July 19, 2017.

Daily Citizen covers Criminal Justice scholarship winner

Brandie Gospodarek, who is enrolled in the college’s Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement associate degree program, received a $2,750 scholarship from the Madison Professional Police Officer Association and the Association of Madison Police Supervisors. Her award was published in the Beaver Dam Daily Citizen.

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Published July 19, 2017.

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