Campus Updates for April 23

Clarion staff

Career and Employment Center offers employer visits
The Career and Employment Center has announced an employer visit from Vector Marketing. A representative from the company will be in the cafeteria from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Monday, May 5 to talk about career opportunities. Dianne from Vector Marketing will be available to answer questions.
Capitol Filtration. Those interested can stop by the table in the cafeteria on the Truax Campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6 to learn about career opportunities. Kevin from Capitol Filtration will be avail able to tell you more and answer your questions.

Learn to make first impressions in the workplace
The Career and Employment Center, Student Life, Phi Theta Kappa and Retention Services are pleased to announce “N.E.T. Saturday” will be held on Saturday, May 3 from 9-2:30 p.m. at the Truax Campus.

Students will learn how to make great first impressions through networking, social media, and dining etiquette. At this interactive, conference-style event, students will discover how to make connections that can help begin and enrich their career. The event will include coordinated breakout sessions, dress for success tips, hands-on round tables, a complementary professional portrait, and lunch. All students are welcome!

Registration is required and attendance is free. The deadline to register is April 25.
For more information and online registration, please visit:

College offers class of firearm safety
A six-hour handgun fundamentals class will be offered through Madison College. The first session is held on April 26 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Protective Services Education Building. A second session will be held at the Wisconsin Dells City Hall on May 12 and 13 from 6 – 9 p.m. The cost is $50. To register, contact Joanna at (608) 246-5297.

Salons offer special promotion through May 9
Now through May 9, the Madison College’s Trustyle and North Carroll Street salons offer a free nail polish change with the purchase of a haircut.
Those interested can book appointments at the Trustyle Salon by calling 608-246-6068 and the North Carroll Street Salon by calling 608-258-2404.

Honors program  information sessions
Madison College’s Honor Program will begin Fall 2014. All eligible program students can participate. Drop-in information sessions are available for students to find out more about the college-wide Honors Program. They will be held in the Transfer Center at Truax, Room D1641 on April 29 from 12-1 p.m. and May 1, 2014 from 12-1 p.m.
For additional information, contact Dr. Julia Haseleu at (608) 246-6509

Madison College Powwow takes place April 26
The Center for Student Life will host the 2014 Madison College Powwow in the Redsten Gymnasium on the  Truax Campus on April 26 from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.  Grand Entries will take place at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. The event will include an Indian Taco Stand sale from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and a feast at 5 p.m. Admission for this event is $5. Children 5 and under and aldults 55 and older get in for free.

Student Life seeks student help applicants for Fall 2014
The Student Life Office is now accepting student help applications for the Fall 2014 semester at the Truax and Downtown campuses. Students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits for the upcoming fall term and currently in good academic standing to apply. Primary job duties include answering telephones and walk-in inquiries, issuing OneCards, bus passes and lockers, assisting with event promotions, and assisting staff with other requests.

Applications and full job description are available in room C1420 at Truax and D125 on the Downtown Campus.

“Journey to the Fallen Skies” shows at Downtown Campus
A showing of “Journey to the Fallen Skies,” a film about a Hmong-American man’s voyage to his father’s gravesite in Laos, will take place at 11:30 a.m. on April 24 in Room D125 on the Downtown Campus. This is a free event and popcorn and refreshments will be provided.

Writer’s Life Series presents “Backpack Journalism”
An Al Jazeera America producer, a Wisconsin State Journal staff writer, and a Wisconsin Public Radio reporter will discuss media convergence and “backpack journalism” at aWriter’s Life Lecture Series event held April 24 at the Downtown Campus.

David Douglas, a former Channel 3 news reporter and now with Al Jazeera America; Barry Adams, reporter and columnist for the Wisconsin State Journal; and Shawn Johnson, WPR’s government reporter; are panelists for the 7 p.m. event titled “Backpack Journalism: Reporters Crossing Platforms.”

The panel discussion, held in Room 234 of the college’s Downtown Campus.

Free Condoms Moved
Free condoms and safe sex literature have been moved from the Student Life office at Truax to the Health and Wellness Center office located in the gateway.

Emerging Young Poets Reading April 24
Former Madison College student Meg Johnson will be one of the featured poets at the Yahara Journal’s Emerging Young Poets reading on Thursday, April 24, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Truax Gallery. She will be joined at the reading by Pushcart Prize nominee Sarah Levine. The event is free and open to the public. Johnson’s full-length collection of poetry, Inappropriate Sleepover, was published by The National Poetry Review Press.