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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
On January 20, a group of students and faculty recited Martin Luther King Jr.’s powerful “I Have a Dream” speech in the Champlain Ballroom. Professor Jim Ellefson facilitated the speech, which was part of Champlain’s week of learning and engagement in celebration of MLK. Continue reading →