Author Archives: Rosalynne Whitaker-Heck

Yankee PRSA Chapter Awards COMM Major with Scholarship

Champlain College and the CCM Division congratulates Communication major, Brianna Newman, for being awarded the 2019 Yankee Chapter PRSSA Awards Scholarship. Newman is a junior working toward a major in Communication and a minor in Event Management and is an active member of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter at Champlain. PRSSA faculty […]

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Artist Dwayne Pahi O’Carroll Unveils Māori Culture

Champlain College and the CCM Division welcome New Zealand artist, Dwayne “Pahi” O’Carroll, for a month-long Artist Residency during September 2019.  As part of the Artist Residency, Pahi will complete an intricately detailed carving, or a Pare whakairo on black walnut. The campus and community are invited to see Pahi who will be hand carving daily in the […]

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Whitaker-Heck “Women in PR” Panelist

Roz Whitaker-Heck, APR, was an invited panelist for the Capital Region New York chapter’s Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) second annual “Women in PR” held July 18 in Schenectady, NY. The women panelists were asked to share their professional practice experiences that span various sectors of the communication industry.  Whitaker-Heck, representing the Higher Education […]

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Broadcast Alum Win Freedom & Unity Awards

The Broadcast Media Production program in the Division of Communications and Creative Media extends congratulations to three groups of 2019 Broadcast Media Production graduates who won awards for their documentaries that were submitted to the Vermont Freedom and Unity Youth Film Contest. In the Vermont History and Contemporary Issues category, Schuyler Gann, Hayden Graham and Dan […]

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Keith Oppenheim Debuts “Noyana” Documentary

Associate Professor Keith Oppenheim’s new documentary is about a nontraditional choir—the Noyana Singers—who you won’t find performing in the local church. The choir sings to terminally-ill residents at Respite House, Colchester’s hospice house.

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Burlington Free Press and Champlain Present Opioid Crisis Talk

The Burlington Free Press held a community discussion about the opioid crisis during a community event at the Champlain College campus on December 5. Champlain’s Media Services department, The Event Center and some Broadcast Media Production students provided additional support for the live stream program. Ryan Mercer, a photojournalist with The Free Press, contacted Broadcast […]

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Students Talk Mid-Term Elections on Local TV

Some Champlain College Professional Writing majors taking an Online Journalism class with adjunct professor Ben Dangl had an opportunity on Nov. 15 to participate in a panel discussion about their participation in the last midterm elections. Student panelists (left to right in photo) Quinn Kanner, Violet Bell, Artemis Walsh, and student panel moderator Cortney Kittsmiller were recorded […]

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Swift Explores 360 VR Film

Regarded highly by colleagues and students in the Filmmaking program in the Division of Communication and Creative Media at Champlain College, Julia Swift, assistant professor of film, has done everything from writing to directing to editing TV and film throughout her career. This past summer, Swift has been able to add 360 video to that […]

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Broadcast Media Students Attend Live Gubernatorial Debate

Some Broadcast Media Production students and their professors were invited to attend the Vermont Governor’s Debate between Christine Hallquist and Phil Scott that took place in the studios at Vermont Public Radio and Vermont PBS on Oct. 24. In attendance were professors Keith Oppenheim and Van Dora Williams with students Maya Gastman, Kyra Fillmore, Luke […]

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