Developing a Partnership Agreement

Truax-Main Building - Rm B1285 - Presentation Lab Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6 – 8pm Event Name: Developing a Partnership Agreement Event State: Confirmed Organization: School of Business and Applied Arts Organizer: Woodhouse@madisoncollege.edu Expected Headcount: 45 Categories: Featured Event, Truax, Event - Public Performances and Special Events Will ANY Food be Served?: TRUE Are you using in-room technology?: TRUE

Wisconsin Films

Truax-Health Building - Rm 309, Truax-Health Building - Rm 311 Thursday, March 1, 2018, 6:30 – 9pm Event Name: Wisconsin Films Event State: Confirmed Organizer: JCheffenJr@madisoncollege.edu Expected Headcount: 100 Organization: CETL Office Categories: Featured Event, Truax, Event - Public Performances and Special Events Will ANY Food be Served?: TRUE

Global Showcase

Truax-Main Building - Rm D1630 - Cafe Annex Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 10am – 2pm The Global Showcase will bring in a number of performers to campus with a global theme. Event Name: Global Showcase Event State: Confirmed Organizer: REncizo@madisoncollege.edu Expected Headcount: 100 Organization: United Common Ground Categories: Featured Event, Truax, Event - Public Performances and Special Events Will ANY Food be Served?: TRUE

Global Showcase Dressing Room

Truax-Main Building - Rm D1630B Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 10am – 2pm The Global Showcase will bring in a number of performers to campus with a global theme. Event Name: Global Showcase Dressing Room Event State: Confirmed Organizer: REncizo@madisoncollege.edu Expected Headcount: 100 Organization: United Common Ground Categories: Featured Event, Truax, Event - Public Performances and Special Events Will ANY Food be Served?: TRUE

Dance Wisconsin Presents Peter Rabbit's Ballet

Truax-Main Building - Rm A1017 - Mitby Theater Sunday, March 11, 2018, 2 – 3:30pm Event Name: Peter Rabbit Ballet Event State: Confirmed Organizer: jojeanr@sbcglobal.net Expected Headcount: 700 Organization: Dance Wisconsin Categories: Featured Event, Do Not Display on Web Calendars, Truax, Event - Public Performances and Special Events

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Health and Wellness Fair on March 6

More than 30 health and wellness exhibitors will conduct demonstrations, screenings and offer resources for students and employees, including: Massage, Aromatherapy, Acupuncture, Health Insurance, Nutrition, Fitness and Hands Only CPR. Area businesses and organizations expected to be present at the Health Fair include: Big Brothers Big Sisters, Gildas Club, Trek Bikes/BCycle, Journey for Mental Health, Biomats for Autism, American Diabetes Association, American Red Cross, Troy Farm/Community Groundworks, Rape Crisis Center, Laerdel Medical and Pulse Point Group Health Cooperative Wellness team of Massage Therapists, Aromatherapist, Acupuncturist, Dietician and Naturopath WPS Insurance, GHC Insurance, WDC Wisconsin Deferred Compensation, ETF Employee Trust Funds Financial Fitness Program, Family Service Madison and MC Employee Wellness Madison Colleges programs, Medical Assisting, Recreation Management, Optometric Services, Veterinary Tech, Dental Assisting, Counseling, Financial Wellness-Risk and Insurance Club, Student Senate, Fitness and Recreation, Continuing Education, EMS/Paramedic, Simulation Center, and the Child and Family Center This event is sponsored by Student Health Education. Questions? Contact Madison College Student Health Educator, Denise Holin at dholin@madisoncollege.edu

Employer Visit: Community Living Connections

Please stop by the table in the Truax Cafe Atrium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 21, 2018, to learn about exciting career opportunities. LeighAnn will be available to tell you more and answer your questions.

Fill Our Hearts With Love: Drive to Benefit the YWCA Homeless Shelter

Phi Theta Kappa has set a goal to collect at least 1,500 items to benefit the YWCA Homeless Shelter of Dane County and the Madison College Food Bank.  The YWCA has a high need for items this time of year to support their housing programs.  Last year alone, the YWCA supported 702 people with housing services, with 459 of them being children.  At the same time, PTK is also collecting items for the Madison College Food Pantry to address hunger by Madison College students.  The Hunger Survey conducted this fall by Student Senate indicated that 1/3 of the students surveyed indicated they go hungry due to money issues. Donate Today!  A list of needs include: Baby items:Disposable Diapers and Pull upsWet WipesNew ToysNew Car SeatsStrollersPicture BooksBooks in SpanishNew Crayola Markers Personal items:Feminine Hygiene PadsTamponsToothbrushesToothpasteNew Bath TowelsLaundry SoapOther hygiene products School-related items:School SuppliesThumb DrivesNew batteriesBus TicketsGas CardsGift Certificates Food items:Madison College Food Insecurity Donation ListNonperishable Dry goods: rice, noodles, dehydratedlegumes, nuts, gluten free noodles, dried fruits, cereals,etc.Canned FruitsCanned SoupsCanned MeatsProtein BarsPeanut Butter, Cashew Butter, Sun ButterMuffin, Cake, and Bread Dry mixes  

Black Student Union Presents Black and Brilliant!

Madison College Black Student Union will be presenting Black and Brilliant - Blacks' Participation in the Political Process on February 8th in D1630 (B&C.) Lunch will begin at 11:00am and the panel discussion will follow at 12:30pm. Panelists are as followed: Ali Muldrow, Sabrina Madison, Mendela Barnes, Harold Rayford, Everett Mitchell, Mahlon Mitchell, Joe Parisi, and Scott Walker (invited.) Students and Faculty and invited as well as the general public.

Student Jobs Are Available!

Student employment promotes campus involvement and supports students with valuable work experience. Explore available jobs on Wisconsin TechConnect: Go to wisconsintechconnect.com Click on “Misc. Jobs” (The second link on the top right side of the page.) Select “Madison Area Technical College” from the list of colleges. Choose a category that is of interest to you or the last one – “Work Study/Student Help.” Or stop in Career and Employment Services and take a look at our student employment binders. Visit https://madisoncollege.edu/work-study for more information about Work Study and Student Help. Questions? Please contact the Career and Employment Services, D1624 Truax careerandemployment@madisoncollege.edu or 608-243-4598.

News
2018 NJCAA Region IV Basketball Tournament

Madison College is proud to host the 2018 NJCAA Division III Region IV Men's & Women's Basketball Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, February 24-25, 2018 at the H. Douglas Redsten Gymnasium on the Madison College Truax campus. The tournament will feature four men's and four women's teams over the two-day, six-game weekend.

WolfPack women, men ready for run at Region IV titles

Home court advantage is something that both the Madison College men's and women's basketball teams hope to take full advantage of this week as they prepare to begin postseason play in the 2018 NJCAA Region IV Division III Tournament. The action will begin for each squad with a home quarterfinal, and both will do so against the College of DuPage. The WolfPack women will host the Chaparrals on Tuesday, February 20 at 7:00 p.m., with the WolfPack men to follow 24 hours later on Wednesday, February 21 inside H. Douglas Redsten Gymnasium. The winners will advance to this weekend's eight-team tournament, which will also be hosted by Madison College on Saturday, February 24 and Sunday, February 25.

Upset bid, season sweep of #4 RVC fades in overtime loss

ROCKFORD, ILL. - The Madison College men's basketball narrowly missed an opportunity to gain a major momentum building win in the regular season finale when it lost 73-72 in overtime at #4 Rock Valley College on Saturday. The WolfPack, who had upset the Golden Eagles last month in Madison, scored the final eight points of regulation to force OT before seeing their four-game win streak come to a close. The loss sends the 'Pack to a 17-10 regular season record and a 7-7 mark in the North Central Community College Conference.

WolfPack can't overcome tough 2nd quarter in N4C title bid

ROCKFORD, ILL. - With an opportunity to earn a share of the North Central Community College Conference title for the first time in eight years, the Madison College women's basketball could not recover from a tough second quarter in a 70-64 loss to outright league champion Rock Valley College. The loss in the regular season finale snaps a six-game win streak for the WolfPack, who finish two games back of the #5 Golden Eagles atop the N4C standings. Madison College finishes the regular season with a 19-8 record overall and an 11-3 mark in the N4C, its best conference record since also going 11-3 in 2014-15.

Redsten Golf Classic - Wednesday, May 23 - Register Now!

Mark your calendars for the 23nd Annual Redsten Golf Classic on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at The Oaks Golf Course. The Redsten Golf Classic honors the memory of Doug Redsten who devoted 30 years to students and alumni as a teacher, coach and administrator. Proceeds from the event helps fund student scholarships and program enhancements.

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