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Picture of Eben Ritchie in article about his debut album

Broadcast Media Production Major Releases Debut Album

Broadcast Media Production major Eben Ritchie recently released his debut album, Bonjour, which was reviewed by Seven Days. Dean Paula Willoquet-Maricondi interviewed Eben about his inspiration and process. The interview transcript follows.

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Champlain Hosts Annual CCM Honors Night

In a celestial-themed tribute, the Division of Communication and Creative Media livestreamed its 2020 Honors Night on April 16.
This was the first time the ceremony was produced for a virtual presentation because of the COVID-19 pandemic that mandated the departure of students from campus. Fifty students, recognized as Shining Stars in the CCM division, were honored as recipients of the Dean’s scholarships for returning students, the Excel Award for outstanding seniors, and other academic honors for the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters.

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Champlain Students Win Big in NATA Student Production Competition

This year, several Filmmaking and Broadcast Media Production students were recognized in the Student Production competition of the New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATA).

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AUT Students Design Billboards to Thank Essential Workers

Lyn Smith, a Junior Visual Communications major, is studying abroad at Auckland University of Technology this semester. Smith and nine other students from her class designed billboards in collaboration with LUMO, a New Zealand digital billboard company.

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PBS Made Here Showcase features Champlain Films

On April 30 at 8 p.m., Vermont PBS’s Made Here Showcase will air five films made by Champlain students. The students are majors in the Division of Communication and Creative Media and in the Division of Education and Human Studies.

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Cheryl Casey’s Media Book Selected as Finalist

Communication Associate Professor Cheryl Casey’s recent book New Media, Communication, and Society, has been selected as a finalist for the Media Ecology Association’s annual book awards. Casey co-authored the book with Mary Ann Allison, a fellow colleague from Hofstra University.

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