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Active Citizen Challenge

November 24, 2020

The Volunteer Center is actively working to reinvent volunteering. At the beginning of the month of October, they launched the Active Citizen Challenge to motivate students and staff of Madison College...

Volunteer center creates cat beds for DCHS

Volunteer Center advisor Brianna Stapleton-Welch stands with the dropped off cat beds outside the Truax Campus.
November 11, 2020

Students and staff of the Madison College Volunteer Center were able to donate cat beds to the Dane County Humane society thanks to the combined effort of the volunteers and planning...

A holiday to remember

Santa played by student volunteer Jhoan Cosme-Torres brought a lot of smiles to visitors at the Volunteer Center and PAC’s Snacks with Santa event on Dec. 1.
Volunteer opportunities abound during holidays
December 5, 2018

The holidays are a time for spending time with family, friends and loved ones. When you think of your favorite holidays it usually involves some sort of gifts or traditional festivities. Unfortunately,...

New advisor connects students with volunteer opportunities

Brianna Stapleton-Welch
September 12, 2018

As the fall semester begins to take shape for students, many begin to find a bit of spare time as they settle into a routine. Thankfully, Madison College has countless of...

Alternative winter breaks give students opportunity to help communities in need

Student volunteers helped at the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary last year.
November 29, 2015

Madison College is offering an upcoming Alternative Winter Break from Jan. 3 – Jan 9. Typically, alternative breaks allow students, who are interested in being a part of social change, an opportunity...

New Orleans’ resiliency on display for student volunteers

March 30, 2015

New Orleans has a lot to offer, the Volunteer Center gave me and other students an opportunity over spring break to visit and help others. It’s a city filled with rich history, unbelievable food and...

Volunteer Fair shows how you can help

February 3, 2015

The Volunteer Center held a Volunteer Fair in the Student Lounge on Jan. 28 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Once a semester, the Volunteer Center has brought in representatives from many different types of non-profit...

Abundant opportunities to help

Volunteer Fair shows how students can give back to the community
October 4, 2014

The Volunteer Center held a Volunteer Fair Sept. 17, in the Student Lounge.  Many different organizations came to inform and recruit students and staff for their projects.  Presenters at the fair included...

Veterans, volunteers take time to remember Sept. 11

Over 600 MadisonCollege students are veterans
September 18, 2014

MCT Illustration Sept. 11, 2001 was a day that shook the country and the world. The Volunteer Center and the Veterans club paid homage to this tragic day, as well as to all military and first responders...

Vet Tech trip helps sanctuary over winter break

Students on the service trip assisted with a variety of pets, including birds and pot-bellied pigs.
February 5, 2014

What did you do during your winter break? Visit family, perhaps or open some presents or eat too much chocolate? Maybe you played way too many video games or read a book. Inevitably, some of us had more...

Volunteer Center needs help with events

August 26, 2013

The Madison College Volunteer Center has many events planned for students and staff to get involved with the community this year.  Volunteers are needed to take advantage of these opportunities to impact...

Students give back

Students and staff participate in a Veterans dinner on Sept. 11.
October 9, 2012

Two men sat outside of Porchlight: Solutions To Homelessness, a residential establishment designated for veterans. One man was an Air Veteran who fought in Vietnam and prefers to stay anonymous. The other...

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