Category Archives: Announcements

John Killacky’s Embodied Voice: Video Narratives  

A retrospective of John R. Killacky’s videos will be on view Jan. 19 through Feb. 16, 2018 at the Champlain College Art Gallery. Killacky, executive director of the Flynn Center, has made numerous films and videos in his hybrid career.

The opening reception with the artist will be Friday, Jan. 26 at 5 p.m. Included will be three AIDS-related works from the ‘90s, three disability-themed pieces from the 2000’s and two recent video collaborations with Vermont artists; Todd R. Lockwood and Art Bell.

The Champlain College Center for Publishing and the Champlain College Art Gallery collaborated to produce an Artist’s Catalog for this exhibit, and Professional Writing Student Lenny Farrell ’18 interviewed Killacky about the show.

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Faculty Reading and the Senior Series Debuts

This Friday, Jan. 19, the Champlain College Center for Publishing (CFP) will team up with the Professional Writing Program to host a Faculty Reading night. At 6 p.m. in the Perry Presentation Room, professors Kel Bachus, Rachel Carter, Brian Murphy and Jericho Parms will read from their work. This first reading night will kick off Champlain’s […]

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Recognition for Student Work

During the Fall 2017 semester, two projects created in the Game Environments course received noteworthy recognition. Michael Manfredi created an art project which was a UE4 spotlight in December. The project, called Sky Market, can be viewed here.       Another project, by Michael Andreula was featured in an article on 80 Level. The article discusses the process […]

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Champlain Student Accepts Sony Internship

Congratulations to Tyler Bolster, a senior at Champlain College majoring in Game Art & Animation, who  accepted an offer from Sony Playstation for a three-month internship. The Environment Art internship will begin at the end of May in San Diego and could lead to a full time position.

“Shadows and Vines” Photo Exhibit at Penny Cluse Cafe

Jordan Douglas is a noted Burlington, Vermont photographer who teaches black-and-white darkroom and digital photography as an adjunct professor in the Division of Communication and Creative Media at Champlain College. His current body of work is entitled, “Shadows and Vines,” a series of black and white images that were taken using a $25 plastic medium format […]

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The Power of Play: Spacebox part of Chicago Design Museum Exhibit

The Power of Play  How did a cardboard box make its way into a museum? By playing with the ordinary until it became extraordinary. Champlain College’s Emergent Media Center Sandbox Team brought its project, SpaceBox, to the Chicago Design Museum’s Hey! Play! exhibit this fall, where it will stay until February 2018, running parallel to its showcasing in the Innovation Playground exhibit at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain.

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Champlain Professor Julia Swift Reviews A Florida Project

My Champlain Valley, powered by Local 22 and Local 44, presents weekly movie reviews by Champlain College professor of filmmaking Julia Swift. Swift has been reviewing movies for months on the station’s segment, “At the Box Office.” On Nov. 24, she reviewed what she called her “favorite movie in the past two years.” A Florida […]

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CCM Announces Weathervane 4.0

Weathervane is the official digital magazine of the Division of Communication and Creative Media, fully produced by students and faculty under the direction of Kim MacQueen, Managing Editor of the Center For Publishing  and CCM Dean Paula Willoquet-Maricondi. Weathervane features news stories and profiles showcasing CCM students, faculty, and alumni. It celebrates the talent and achievements of the CCM Division […]

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Jim Ellefson’s Book Launch

On Nov. 1 a group of Champlain College faculty and students, along with members of the community, gathered around garlic bread and cider to hear Jim Ellefson read excerpts from his new book, Under the Influence: Shouting Out to Walt. Musician Alex Smith kicked off the evening with music while the audience snacked on food fresh […]

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Live Interview with Robert Siegel

Students in Champlain College’s News Writing and Production class were able to gain first-hand knowledge about the news industry by watching a live interview with Robert Siegel. Professor Keith Oppenheim organized a field trip to Vermont Public Radio on Nov. 2, where students joined an audience of more than 100 listeners. They observed a live […]

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