Author Archives: Daniel Selicaro

SpaceBox Project Selected for Game Developers Conference

The EMERGENT MEDIA CENTER’S Sandbox team has been selected to showcase their SPACEBOX project at the 2017 GAME DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE (GDC) ALT.CTRL.GDC 2017   SpaceBox was designed and constructed by the Emergent Media Center SandBox team comprised of Champlain students mentored by CCM faculty Ken Howell and MFA alumni Terry Sehr. Using an ordinary cardboard box, the team blended reality and […]

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The Communication & Creative Media Speaker Series and the Champlain College Publishing Initiative are pleased to present “An Evening with Kim Addonizio: Poetry & Memoir,” Monday, October 3, at 7:00 p.m. in the Alumni Auditorium.

Called “one of our nation’s most provocative and edgy poets,” Addonizio will read from her latest books, Mortal Trash: Poems and Bukowski in a Sundress: Confessions from a Writing Life. The author of six poetry collections, two novels, two story collections, and two books on writing poetry, Addonizio has received fellowships from the NEA and Guggenheim Foundations, two Pushcart Prizes, and other honors. She also plays blues harmonica and has two word/music CDs: Swearing, Smoking, Drinking, & Kissing, and My Black Angel.

To learn more about Kim Addonizio, visit her website at


“An Evening with Kim Addonizio: Poetry & Memoir” is free and open to the public.  



Broadcast Media Production professor, Keith Oppenheim, offers his insights about Media, Politics, and the Rio Olympics. If you missed Mr. O’s commentaries over the Summer, here’s your chance to catch up. Follow Mr. O on NPR.


The Olympic Break
AUG 10, 2016
What is it about the Olympics? Every four years, I find myself glued to the tube, fascinated by sports I otherwise never pay attention to. I say things like – “The Romanian gymnast got docked on technical points by the Swedish judge… unfair!”

 Conventions And TV Ratings
AUG 1, 2016
At the end of the conventions, TV ratings are one of those things that get intensely reviewed. But it wasn’t as if one party got a huge audience and the other did poorly.

The First Gentleman
JUL 11, 2016
The election is still months away and unpredictable, making it presumptuous to talk about Bill Clinton coming back to the White House. But if that happened, it would be another fascinating aspect of gender-making history. America would join other places where the chief executive also is or has been a married woman including the United Kingdom, Germany and Vermont.

Media Addiction
JUN 27, 2016
Let me make a confession. These days, just about every time I open a news app on my phone, listen to the radio or get my morning TV news fix, I want the latest on the horserace.



The Huffington Post challenged artists, designers, and creative studios to re-imagine restroom iconography and symbols. Graphic Design Alumni Christine Lawton and Brad Fishkin both had their work featured in “Beyond The Bathroom Binary.” Christine Lawton graduated summa cum laude in 2014 from Champlain College and will be starting an MFA in Interaction Design at the […]

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On Rediscovering Curiosity

In a recent article, “The Killing of Curiosity,” CCM Advisory Council member Michael Jagger offers inspirational thoughts on the importance of rediscovering and staying connected to our innate curiosity, and how to do so in a fast-paced culture. Jagger is Chief Creative Officer at Solidarity of Unbridled Labour, a brand-design studio in the heart of Burlington.    THE KILLING OF […]

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Catch Up on Keith Oppenheim’s Latest VPR Commentaries Mar 4 – June 13

Keith Oppenheim is Assistant Professor of Broadcast Media Production at Champlain College. He is a regular commentator on Vermont Public Radio. Mr. O, as his students call him, was a correspondent for CNN for 11 years and worked as a television news reporter in Providence, Scranton, Sacramento and Detroit. He currently produces documentaries. His most recent project, From Somewhere […]

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Communication Alumnus Gives TEDx Tufts Talk On Social Change

Creating Partnerships And Social Change Through Multimedia Tools Mahmoud Jabari | TEDxTufts Communication Alumnus, Mahmoud Jabari, gives a TEDx Talk about his experience bringing Champlain’s BREAKAWAY video game to Palestine to educate young men and women in the Middle East about equality and gendered violence. Mahmoud emphasizes the need for collaboration to overcome physical and cultural barriers […]

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2016 Game Studio Senior Show

2016 GAME STUDIO SENIOR SHOW Eight games, representing a variety of genres, were selected to be showcased at Champlain College’s annual Game Studio Senior Show & Reception. The show is one of the College’s signature events. Game industry recruiters from all over the U.S. and Montreal attend to scout emerging talent. The event features a presentation […]

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Champlain Game Studio Wins at GameFest 2016

Champlain’s Game Studio joined six other area schools at the 2016 GameFest, winning awards for “Excellence in Peripherals” with Dan Shredder in Hellzone and “Excellence in Tactical Gameplay” with Presidium.   Champlain competed agains RPI, RIT, Becker College, Quinnipiac University, Drexel University, and WPI. Each school was allowed to submit up to four titles to the competition, with […]

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