Media Watch

Dr. Daniels makes the list

President Daniels is included in In Business Magazine’s latest Executive Register listing. The list is comprised of people whose daily decisions help make the local economy one of the strongest in the nation.

The July issue of the magazine also has a brief story about the redevelopment of the Downtown Campus.

Published July 17, 2019.

Media continue to cover tragic loss of instructor

More coverage of the tragic drowning of Madison College Instructor Kou Her. Dean Chris Vandall did an interview with Spectrum TV News about Her’s impact at the college and how much he’ll be missed. The Wisconsin State Journal also published a story about the drowning. Her’s family has set up a GoFundMe page.


Published July 17, 2019.

Great things are coming for Madison College

President Daniels did an interview Tuesday with UMOJA Magazine on the grand opening and impact of the new Goodman South Campus. The story is scheduled to run in the September issue.

Dr. Daniels is also mentioned in a story about a possible student exchange program with Liberia and the Salvation Army Polytechnic (T-SAP) school.

Published July 16, 2019. Updated July 17, 2019.

Media covers faculty member who drowned in Wisconsin River

It is a sad day at Madison College. Over the weekend longtime instructor Kou Her drowned in the Wisconsin River after attempting to rescue his children.

Academic Advancement Dean Chris Vandall talked Monday, July 15 about the loss with Channel 3, Channel 15, Channel 27 and Madison365. Vandall is also being interviewed by Spectrum TV News this afternoon. TV stations in La Crosse, Milwaukee and Wausau also picked up the story.

Links to media publications are below:

Channel 3

Channel 15

Channel 27

Channel 47

WIBA Radio

Wisconsin state Journal 

The family has started a GoFundMe as a memorial to Kou Her. 

Published July 16, 2019.

MC will offer training for VA project participants

Agriculture instructor Randy Zogbaum was interviewed by Agri-View for a report on the healing effects of farming for veterans who are adjusting to civilian life.

Published July 16, 2019.

Shortage of diesel technicians starting to ease

Diesel instructor Tom Wozniak was interviewed by Transport Topics for a story about the critical shortage of diesel technicians in the country and how the college is taking on the challenge. The report also features student Ryan Meppelink, who is competing in the WorldSkills competition this August in Russia.

Published July 16, 2019.

VP, advisor featured in Scholarship story

Vice President Lucia Nunez and Student Support Advisor Daniel Alurralde are featured in the current issue of the Capital City Hues. The pair introduced this year’s Sanchez Scholars graduates at the Truax Campus.


Published July 10, 2019.

Capital City Hues highlights Goodman South Campus

Dean Tina Ahedo and Administrative Planner Nancy Yang are also highlighted in the Capital City Hues. Ahedo talked about the impact of the new Goodman South Campus, which opens on Sept. 3.


Published July 10, 2019.

Sun Prairie Explosion Anniversary

Today is the one year anniversary of the deadly gas explosion in Sun Prairie. One of the questions the media is taking a closer look at is the importance of Diggers Hotline. Construction and Remodeling instructor John Stephany was interviewed by Channel 3 Monday for a story about the importance of using Diggers Hotline. In case you missed it, here’s the link to the interview with Channel 3.


Published July 10, 2019.

Trouble remembering passwords?

Technology Services Architect Jesse La Grew did a live interview with Wisconsin Public Radio on Tuesday to discuss the benefits of using a password manager.


Published July 10, 2019.