Category Archives: Professional Writing

Ian Frisch ’09 Releases New Book “Magic is Dead”

Ian Frisch ’09 returned to Champlain College this week to present a reading from his new book “Magic is Dead: My Journey into the World’s Most Secretive Society of Magicians”. The book is nonfiction and details Frisch’s journeys with the most exclusive club of young magicians, the52, and how they are revolutionizing the world’s perceptions […]

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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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Champlain Student Published by TeenVogue

Margot Nelson’s essay “Why Financial Literacy is So Important is a heartfelt and honest take on the issue of John Pelletier’s Center for Financial Literacy National Report Card. The essay links financial literacy and the CFL’s National Report Card to the women’s empowerment movement now on the rise. Nelson, a Professional Writing major, class of 2020 and a Career Collaborative […]

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Advanced Poetry Students Get Published

As part of the Advanced Poetry Workshop class, students are encouraged to submit their poetry to thirty literary magazines throughout the semester. The assignment helps familiarize students with online submission forms as well as with the process of finding and submitting to literary magazines. As a result of these submissions, several Champlain students have been […]

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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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Senior Series Showcase Student Writing

The Champlain College Center for Publishing and the Professional Writing Program have teamed up to host the Senior Series, in which senior students in the Professional Writing Program showcase works they have created during their time at Champlain. The first student reading, on Feb. 2, featured short stories written by Zach Paulsen, Maina Chen, and […]

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Senior Series Showcases Written Works

Several faculty members read from their work to an audience of other faculty and students from the Professional Writing program and other programs on Friday, Jan. 19. Students heard the writings of Kel Bachus, assistant professor of Game Design, Rachel Carter, Professional Writing adjunct, Brian Murphy, Core Division assistant professor and Jericho Parms, Professional Writing […]

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Champlain Students Create Wellness Magazine

Students in Kim MacQueen’s magazine publishing class worked together to create and publish a healthy lifestyle magazine called The Well. MacQueen designed and taught the class, encouraging her students to create this wellness magazine, including its content, design and layout. During winter break, students continued to work on the magazine, finishing the details in order to publish […]

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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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