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Public Safety

Public Safety

August 28, 2019

Public Safety Officers respond to many calls for service and we communicate our activities to the college community.  During the school year, Public Safety will publish an article in The Clarion informing the college community of recent events and notable calls that Public Safety has responded to....

Moving in time at Madison College South Campus

Moving in time at Madison College South Campus

Vernon Ziegler, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

As you read this article, the Goodman South Campus of Madison College will have come to life for the Fall 2019 Semester with faculty, students, staff, and community members utilizing a state-of-the-art facility that consists of 76,000 square feet on three levels. Located on 2429 Perry Street, at the co...

Career Closet is coming to your campus

Career Closet is coming to your campus

Tessa Morhardt, Editor-in-chief

August 28, 2019

A career closet pop-up style event is coming to Madison College for degree students on the Fort Atkinson, Watertown, Reedsburg, Portage, South and Truax campus at the beginning of October. Once a semester, degree students will be able to get up to four items of clothing for networking, interviewing an...

Book rental program set for the new semester

Book rental program set for the new semester

Maia Lathrop, Graphic Designer

August 28, 2019

You’re a student who is ready to pick up your textbooks. You head to the Truax Bookstore, and the staff helps you find out the material you need for each class. All your materials are brought out to you, and at the check-out you only have to pay for additional online codes or single use materials l...

Help available for students as they begin job hunting

Help available for students as they begin job hunting

Katie Paape, News Editor

May 7, 2019

It is finally the end of the semester. For many students, the years of schooling are complete, and they’re ready to begin careers in their chosen fields. In Wisconsin, there is an abundance of jobs, and it can be difficult to know where to begin looking, or even if you should look in the field you...

PTK honored at international convention

Britton Downing, Contributor

May 7, 2019

The Madison College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) brought home two top awards and two high level scholarships at this year’s International convention in Orlando, Florida. The President of our college, Dr. Jack Daniels III, also brought home the prestigious Shirley B. Gordon award of Distinction f...

Resources available for those in need

Resources available for those in need

Luke Hoppe, Contributor

May 7, 2019

In 2018, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) estimated that 4,907 people are homeless in Wisconsin and that 92 percent are currently sheltered, according to the HUD’s Annual Homeless Assessment Report. When Madison experienced one of its worst winters and two homeless men fr...

Transitional housing provides a path out of homelessness

Christopher Bird, Contributor

May 7, 2019

When the issue of homelessness comes up in conversation or debate, it’s not uncommon to hear someone ask, “Why don’t these people do something about their situation?” The answer, unfortunately, is that “It’s very complicated.” Those who work and volunteer in programs to help the homele...

Street Pulse breathes life into homeless community

Street Pulse breathes life into homeless community

Krystal Pence, Contributor

May 7, 2019

More than 3,500 people in the Madison community experience homelessness each year. Many in this often marginalized population, not only lack the resources they need to get back on their feet, they are missing out on an opportunity to have their voices be heard.  But since 2005, local publication, ...

Senate holds survey to learn about housing

Sara Adams, Contributor

May 7, 2019

Madison College’s Student Senate is conducting a survey to find out how many Madison College students are impacted by housing issues including safety, affordability and accessibility. The Student Senate Affordable Housing Initiative Survey is led by student senator Catherine Larson. Student Senate Affor...

Homeless but not hopeless

Mitchell Barradas, Contributor

May 7, 2019

Most students would agree that final exams are a challenging time. But for some students, the even greater challenge is trying to prepare for finals while sleeping in a car, with limited access to WI-FI and struggling to find something to eat. Homelessness and food insecurity amongst students is on the rise...

Students earn 30 medals in Skills USA event

CLARION STAFF REPORT

May 7, 2019

Madison College students earned 30 medals in the SkillsUSA annual State Leadership and Skills Conference at the Alliant Energy Center and Expo Hall on May 1. Eleven of these students qualified for the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, in late June. Students recevin...

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