Media Watch

Trustee Ananda Mirilli takes on additional role

Madison College District Board Trustee Ananda Mirilli is the new president of the Latino Education Council.

Mirilli told Madison365 that she’s “looking forward to working with local Dane County officials in the education system to enhance our Latino youths and their families’ experiences.” 

Published December 12, 2018.

Community College Entrepreneurship highlights Madison College

Provost Turina Bakken, Associate Vice President Bryan Woodhouse and Small Business Entrepreneurship instructor Jill Huizenga were interviewed for a story in the fall/winter issue of Community College Entrepreneurship that highlights the college’s efforts to increase entrepreneurship in the district. The article takes a closer look at the Chef Series, Fountain Prairie Farm and the Madison College Challenge. Sorry, the story is only available to NACCE members.

Published December 12, 2018.

Channel 3 doing story on Early STEM Academy

Channel 3 stopped by the Truax Campus Wednesday morning for a story about the college’s Early STEM Academy partnership with the Madison Metropolitan School District. The dual enrollment program is designed to get more high school students interested in STEM careers. 

Published December 12, 2018.

News 3 interviews risk management instructor

Channel 3 stopped by the Truax Campus to talk with Risk Management Instructor Scott Kowalski, about the importance of reviewing health insurance coverage. The story is in response to a woman who was denied an out-of-state lifesaving operation. The special report aired Thursday, Dec. 13, 10 p.m.

Published December 10, 2018. Updated December 14, 2018.

Biotech instructor appears on Channel 15 News

DNA kits are a popular gift this holiday season, but should customers be concerned about privacy issues? Channel 15 turns to Biotechnology instructor Dr. Tom Tubon, to help answer that question. 

Published December 10, 2018.

Alumna featured in UW-Madison news

Alumna JoAnn Brink is featured on UW-Madison’s news webpage. Brink is preparing to receive a bachelor’s degree in nursing – a journey that took 20 years.


Published December 7, 2018.

Senate president, instructor featured on Channel 15

Channel 15 stopped by Truax, Wednesday, Nov. 28, to interview Student Senate President Steven Ansorge and Automotive Technician instructor Craig Lathrop about how the college is addressing food insecurity. The story aired Tuesday, Dec 4, 10 p.m.


Published December 5, 2018.

New textbook rental program appears in Cap Times

Madison College’s new textbook rental program was featured, Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Cap Times. Bookstore manager Scott Heiman, former Student Senate President Tina Marshalek and Textbook Rental Program Analyst Holly Deering were interviewed for the story.


Published December 3, 2018.

Ken Walz interviewed by Community College Daily

Community College Daily talked to Chemistry and Engineering Instructor Dr. Ken Walzabout the college’s renewable energy program and the outlook for solar energy-related jobs.   


Published December 3, 2018.

Former student featured by In Business magazine

Former Madison College student Sherri Smith is featured in the December issue of In Business Magazine, which takes a closer look at veterans in the workplace. The college is also mentioned in the magazine’s annual Book of Lists.

Published December 3, 2018.