SOURCE: Madison Media Institute - College of Media Arts

Madison Media Institute - College of Media Arts

September 15, 2009 12:47 ET

Martin Atkins to Speak at Madison Media Institute Graduation

MADISON, WI--(Marketwire - September 15, 2009) - Madison Media Institute will be hosting their summer graduation ceremony in the Grand Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Friday, September 18, 2009. Graduates will be recognized during the commencement that begins at 7:00 p.m. Students will receive their Associate of Applied Science degrees in the following disciplines: Digital Media Design & Production, Recording & Music Technology, and Video & Motion Graphics.

Martin Atkins, drummer and session musician, will be the guest speaker at this event. Atkins is best known for his work in groups such as Public Image, Ministry, Pigface and Killing Joke. He has made many appearances as a guest lecturer and has taught numerous seminars at Tech Schools in London. Atkins is the author of "Tour: Smart" and has taught courses related to touring as a business.

"I am especially excited for this group of graduates because a lot of them have gone out of their way to utilize all the resources and opportunities available to them. They have set a high standard for our current students," said Mandy Niebuhr, Madison Media Institute Student Advisor.

Madison Media Institute, established in 1969, specializes in media career training through hands-on work with cutting-edge equipment. Specific areas of curriculum include Digital Media Design & Production, Recording & Music Technology, Video & Motion Graphics, Media Systems Technology, Game Art & Animation and Entertainment & Media Business. Programs and facilities are continually upgraded to coincide with developments made in technology and communications.

Madison Media Institute is accredited nationally by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology. For more information please visit www.madisonmedia.edu or call 1-800-236-4997.

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