The Clarion

Campus Updates

September 27, 2017


Filed under News

Poetry reading on Oct. 5 The Yahara Journal is hosting a reading by poet Amie Whittemore on Thursday, Oct. 5, from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. in the Truax Studio Theater, Room B2031. An instructor at Middle Tennessee State University, Whittemore is the author of “Glass Harvest.” She is the co-found...

Optical dispensary open for semester at Madison College

Optical dispensary open for semester at Madison College

Jessica Deegan, News Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

The college’s optical dispensary is now open for semester. Located in Room 271 on the second floor of the Health Education Building, the dispensary is open on Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. through Dec. 8. “The Madison College optical dispensary is operated for the purpose of educating future...

Business can be scary: Former Madison College student got his entrepreneurial start while just a freshman in high school

Business can be scary: Former Madison College student got his entrepreneurial start while just a freshman in high school

Jessica Deegan, News Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Most young entrepreneurs have fears about starting their own business. At just 20 years old, former Madison College student Jacob Eugster has turned scaring people into a business. Eugster’s well-known haunted house, Screamin’ Acres, was created seven years ago when Eugster was just a freshman...

Offering more access was priority of shuttle changes

Offering more access was priority of shuttle changes

Jessica Deegan, News editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under News

Hearing only the rushing of the afternoon traffic, students sit with headphones in their ears and eyes glued to their phones. A Madison College shuttle pulls up and, with a smile on her face, the driver slides opens the doors. For many Madison College students, the shuttle service provided by the...

Use these strategies to find parking at Truax

Use these strategies to find parking at Truax

Bailey Ayres, Sports Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under News

During the first week of school, things are usually crazy for everyone. Students are running around to get their textbooks, One Cards, free bus passes and parking permits. Instructors equally as busy getting their Blackboard sites set up for their courses and finalizing their syllabi. When the hallways...

Study abroad within reach of more due to CIE efforts

Megan Binkley, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under News

For much of the last millennium, the high cost, perils, and discomfort of the open road have placed travel beyond the reach of the average individual. While many transportation improvements have been made — especially within the last two-hundred years — cost still remains a prohibitive factor, especially...

Did someone say free textbooks?

Did someone say free textbooks?

By Dana Ryals, Librarian

September 13, 2017


Filed under News

In an effort to reduce textbook costs, Madison College Libraries are partnering with faculty to bring alternative resources to their learners. Open Educational Resources (http://libguides.madisoncollege.edu/OER) are high quality free or low-cost educational materials that are openly licensed, thus, can...

Public Safety

Public Safety

Sgt. Joe Steffen and Dispatcher David Manthey

September 13, 2017


Filed under News

Public Safety Officers respond to many calls for service and we communicate our activities to the college community.  Here are some of the notable incidents from the past couple weeks:  On Aug. 24, Officers responded to an elevator entrapment in the Truax main building. Four people were...

New Intercultural Exchange strives to promote access, equity and student success

New Intercultural Exchange strives to promote access, equity and student success

Brandon Amato, Opinion Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Many students and staff members have had an opportunity to take a stroll through the Truax Campus central area, an area that has been drastically transformed from what it looked, felt, and even smelled like at the end of last spring semester. Like most academic buildings, Madison College Truax Campus’...

South Campus plans shared: Surprise funding source, new partnership and location all announced

South Campus plans shared: Surprise funding source, new partnership and location all announced

Adrienne Oliva, Editor in Chief

September 13, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Madison College recently announced one big answer and two pleasant surprises about the South Madison Campus Initiative. When Madison College set up the news conference, many community members assumed it was to answer the question of where the new South Campus location would be, but many did not anticipate...

Madison College’s Jeff Messer finds his balance in outdoor environments

Madison College’s Jeff Messer finds his balance in outdoor environments

Megan Binkley, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Jeff Messer points to the zip line—a dizzying drop into thin air from a platform in the sky—and likens it to the first steps that a new college graduate takes down the path toward their future. “You’ve gone through the entire program, that’s your entire college career. Now, you’re ready...

Off The Shelf: Library resources can help you succeed

Off The Shelf: Library resources can help you succeed

August 28, 2017


Filed under News

As you begin your year of learning and new opportunities, we want you to know our library and academic support resources, services and staff will available to you seven days a week.   Check out our newly designed web page at http://libguides.madisoncollege.edu/library for a myriad of ways we can help you. We are proud to sh...

The news site of Madison Area Technical College
News