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VITA program completes another year

On April 12, 2016, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program completed its eighth season of preparing tax returns for students.

This year, the VITA staff completed 172 tax returns, all free of charge and electronically filed.

Since its inception in 2008, the VITA program has completed approximately 2,000 tax returns, saving students well over $200,000 in tax preparation fees.

Questions? Contact William Padley at (608) 246-6653.

Published April 27, 2016.

Respiratory Therapist students at the Northern Regional Care Conference

Breana McDonough, a second year student at Madison College, won the Wisconsin Society for Respiratory Care Student of the Year Award. McDonough was nominated by instructors for her outstanding academic performance. She was presented the award at the Northern Regional Care Conference on Monday, April 11.

Three Madison College Respiratory Therapist students, Katelyn Meeker, Eric Furbee and Benjamin Bailey, participated in the Northern Regional Respiratory Care Conference color guard. This conference was held in Rochester, Minnesota, on April 11 through April 13. Overall, five Madison College faculty members and twenty four Madison College Respiratory Therapist students attended the conference. Students from Minnesota participated in this conference as well.

Kala Williams, Katelyn Meeker and Brittany Ellis also participated in the Sputum Bowl Challenge at the Northern Regional Respiratory Care Conference. These students competed against three teams of Respiratory Therapist students from other colleges in a pulmonary trivia contest. By attending these conferences, students have the opportunity to network with professionals in their field and attend professional lectures related to the latest evidence-based medicine practices. This victory enables these students to compete at the national Respiratory Care conference in San Antonio, Texas, held in October.

Published April 20, 2016.

Spring 2016 edition of Wood Moves available online

Cabinetmaking and Millwork program director Patrick Molzahn has published the latest issue of the program's e-newsletter, Wood Moves.

The latest issue features program news, including a student spotlight, recent events and more.

This and past issues of Wood Moves are also available online.

Published April 20, 2016.

National Week of the Young Child™

In celebration of the national Week of the Young Child™ (WOYC), Dr. Daniels joined children at the Truax Child and Family Center for a snack Thursday, April 14. 

The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers and families. Please visit the Week of the Young Child™ web page for more information about the WOYC.

For information about the College's Child and Family Centers and 4-year-old-kindergarten programs, please visit please visit the Child and Family Centers’ web page or contact Donna Jost at 258-2423.

Published April 15, 2016.

Support students in Construction and Remodeling

Students in the Construction and Remodeling Program have built 7' by 9' storage sheds available for purchase.

Prices for these high quality storage sheds range between $1,700 and $1,900. Local delivery is included.

Interested? Contact Jen Voichick at (608) 246-5213.

Published April 6, 2016.

Math club uses origami to solve equations Friday, April 8

At the upcoming math club presentation, "Origami Math," instructor John Grade will show how origami can be used for more than paper cranes. The presentation will be interactive and club members will use paper folding to prove theorems and solve equations.

Grade has been a math club advisor and member of the Madison College math department since 2011. An electromechanical engineer by training, his education at Caltech and Stanford was in robotics and nanotechnology. He is a competent paper-folder, artist, programmer and mathematician.

Join him and others at the math club meeting Friday, April 8, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Truax room A2021.

Published April 6, 2016.

April CETL News Blast now available

The April CETL News Blast is now available online.

The News Blast includes the month's schedule, a spotlight on Tech Academy and Learning Academy, the Spring 2016 calendar and teaching strategies from Humber College.

Published April 4, 2016.

Last Family Pool Party of the school year

Bring your family to the Truax Campus Athletic Center for the last Family Pool Party of the 2015-16 school year.

This is a great opportunity to swim with your family for free. The school also will provide a free pizza dinner!

The Family Pool Party will be held on Friday, April 8, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Pizza will be available in Truax B3253 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Edens at (608) 616-3486.

Published April 4, 2016.

Benefits in being bilingual

The World Languages department wants your students to know that being bilingual is beneficial to their future.

Individuals who can speak two languages have higher earning potential and can better serve language diverse clientele. Language proficiency is a skill that opens the door to many different career paths and is highly coveted by employers in a variety of fields and industries. 

Discover the opportunities that the World Languages department has to offer.

Published March 23, 2016.

Know someone interested in the Court Reporting program?

If you know a student or potential student who might be interested in learning more about the court reporting program at Madison Colege, you can help by forwarding this informative flyer.

The flyer has information that might help them decide whether court reporting if something they want to pursue.

Published March 23, 2016.


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