Category Archives: Announcements

Japanese Movie Night a Big Hit

Champlain College motivates language learning through Japanese Movie Nights. On March 1, students from Kokugakuin University in Japan were invited to Champlain to meet with students in the Japanese Language courses. Students in Japanese II gave presentations to these students from Japan, and were able to apply what they had been learning in a real interaction […]

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New Student Advisory Group Helps to Guide CCM Division

Dean Paula Willoquet-Maricondi of the Division of Communication and Creative Media (CCM) meets three times a semester with students from across the division who form the CCM Student Advisory Group. The 20-member group was formed last year in order to create opportunities for students to become more involved in their division in a variety of ways.  […]

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Vermont PBS Airs Student Work

Work from Champlain College students from the Broadcast and Filmmaking programs were showcased by Vermont PBS on March 22 for the Made Here segment. The work ranged from short film narratives, artist profiles, local community events and two short documentaries on urban skiing and the environmental impact of salt on the roads in the winter. […]

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Lambda Pi Eta — Champlain College Chapter

  Dr. Cheryl Casey, Associate Professor of Communication in the Division of Communication and Creative Media at Champlain College, recently announced a new chapter of the Lambda Pi Eta honor society.  The Champlain College Alpha Epsilon Eta inaugural chapter will include 11 Communication major juniors and seniors.  Membership requires a 3.0 cumulative GPA with 60 semester […]

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80 Level Recognizes Student Work

Champlain College students Sean Napolitano and Michael Andrews were featured in 80 Level. Both are juniors in the Game Art & Animation program and were excited to see their work published. The students created their art assets while studying abroad at Champlain’s Montreal Campus during their junior year. Napolitano stated that the experience was “surreal.” […]

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At The Box Office: Black Panther Movie Review

Assistant Professor of Filmmaking Julia Swift has been reviewing movies weekly for mychamplainvalley.com. On Feb. 16 Swift reviewed the new Marvel movie, Black Panther. Though she disagreed with calling the film “groundbreaking,” Swift acknowledged the importance of a superhero movie which celebrates African culture and heritage. She called it “an important piece of cinematic history.” The […]

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International Mother Language Day Speaker: Maung Nyeu

Champlain College is excited to host Maung Nyeu, founder of Our Golden Hour. Nyeu is an ethnic Marma from the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. He grew up under threat of genocide and ethnic cleansing, but is now completing his PhD at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Nyeu has founded three schools, where indigenous children are educated […]

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Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities PBS Premiere

The documentary, “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities,” airs on Feb. 19 at 9 p.m. on the PBS series, Independent Lens. Champlain College Associate Professor Van Dora Williams was the archival researcher for the film. She serves as the Program Director for Broadcast Media Production, Filmmaking and Sonic Arts in the Communication and Creative Media Division.

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Game Art & Animation major Featured on ArtStation

Senior Game Art & Animation major, Benjamin MacDonald’s Dragon Katana appeared as one of the picks on ArtStation. ArtStation is a showcase platform for artists of games, film, media, and entertainment. It enables student artists to showcase their portfolios, connect with other artists, and find new opportunities. Artists are able to “like” their favorite pieces, with enough likes within a short […]

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Broadcast Students Named IBS Finalists

Three Broadcast Media Production students have been named finalists of an IBS award (Intercollegiate Broadcasting System). Students Caroline Noll, Veronica Minor and Kaylee Mumford made the final cut in the Best News Feature category, competing against contenders from universities all over the United States. IBS is a national organization dedicated to providing support to student organizations in the broadcast field which […]

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