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Campus Updates

Clarion Staff

March 4, 2020

U.S. Census Bureau Employment Representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau will be at the Madison College Goodman South Campus from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, and Thursday, March 5, promoting employment opportunities to students. The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill hundreds of thous...

Bobby Seale comes to campus

Bobby Seale speaks to the crowd about his experinces as a co-founder of the Black Panther Party.

Shia Aaron L. Fisher, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

“I am a first-class citizen...in my heart and in my mind,” said Bobby Seale to a packed auditorium during a Madison College Talks event. On Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Mitby Theater at Madison College’s Truax Campus was near capacity as Black Panther Party Co-Founder, Bobby Seale, opened about his lif...

Black Student Union hosts Black and Brilliant panel

A group of panelists from Madison College and the community share their experiences with Historical Black Colleges during a form on Feb. 27.

Michelle LeDesma, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Black history month came to a close with a Black and Brilliant panel. This event was held in room D1630 on Feb. 27. There was a panel that consisted of nine former scholars of Historical Black Colleges and the DIVINE 9. The panelists talked about their experiences and their reasons for choosing to g...

Free dental cleanings for children a big hit

Anica Graney, Digital Designer 

February 20, 2020

Smiles are contagious. Healthy, clean smiles even more so. Madison College’s dental hygienist program is on a mission to create as many healthy, clean smiles as possible, while also raising awareness during National Children’s Dental Health Month.  Free dental cleanings, x-rays and seal...

Public Safety remodeling is completed

Tessa Morhardt, Editor in Chief

February 20, 2020

Remodeling of the college’s Public Safety Office was recently completed. The project began at the end of last semester and forced the Public Safety Office to be relocated into a nearby office space. “Our new Public Safety Office redesign was done to expand our space to accommodate our officers and...

National TRiO Day to be celebrated on Feb. 21

Chris Bird, News Editor

February 20, 2020

In honor of National TRiO Day, TRiO and the RISE department will be holding a celebration on Feb. 21, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the RISE office at the Madison College Truax Campus. The celebration will be an opportunity for TRiO students and RISE department staff to share how TRiO has changed thei...

Campus Updates

Clarion Staff

February 20, 2020

Black History Month events The Madison College Black Student Union (BSU) has two upcoming events planned in honor of Black History Month. On Thursday, Feb. 20, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., the BSU will show the PBS documentary, “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities,” in th...

Public Safety

Madison College Public Safety

Sgt. Lucas Adler

February 20, 2020

Public Safety Officers respond to many calls for service and we communicate our activities to the college community. Here are some notable incidents from the past two weeks.   On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Public Safety received a report of an individual at the Truax campus under the influenc...

Celebrating open education week

Celebrating open education week

Rachel Becker, Librarian

February 20, 2020

There’s no denying that education can be expensive, but there are a couple tools educators are using to make it accessible for all. Join us in celebrating two upcoming global events: Fair Use Week and Open Education Week. “So what are these events and what do they mean to me as a student?” I...

Volunteer Fair encourages students to serve the community

Chris Bird, News Editor

February 20, 2020

The Madison College Volunteer Fair was held on Feb. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Truax Campus. Twenty-three organizations brought representatives and set up tables to give students the opportunity to get volunteer work in the community. Janette Ocotl, a student volunteer helping run the fair, talked ab...

A local and global issue

A local and global issue

Hunter Turpin, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

“Human trafficking is not only prevalent, but it’s pervasive in Dane county and in Madison, and that’s why I’m here; if we don’t accept that it is an issue we will never put an end to it.” This is how presenter, Ron Heinrich, described human trafficking’s proximity to Madison. Human tra...

Survey has brought about change on campus

Students take the Student Satisfaction Inventory Survey on campus on Feb. 17

Paige Zezulka, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Beginning on Feb. 17 through March 6, Madison College is giving their students a way to share their voice. The Ruffalo Noel Levitz survey is a student satisfaction survey available for those who are completing degree credit courses. Students will be receiving an invitation via email to complete the ...

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