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.” […]
A Champlain College student in the Game Art & Animation major was recognized on the website “80 Level.” Jennifer Carlin, a junior, talked about the process behind a project completed during the Fall Semester in Montreal. She described the steps that went into textures, lighting, and architecture. Read the full interview and see more of […]
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 […]
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 […]
Knowing no better way to guarantee a postgraduate job with an immediate opening, Maggie Bean chose to create her own freelance marketing agency. Bean graduated in 2016 with a degree in Management of Creative Media offered through the Stiller School of Business and a specialization in Publishing which is offered through the Division of Communication […]
The former Champlain College Publishing Initiative (CCPI), the publishing program on campus staffed by both faculty and students, underwent a re-branding this summer. With a new name and focus, it is now ready to kick-start the year’s multiple projects. The newly named Center for Publishing (CFP) is focused on fostering students’ relationships with the literary […]
As part of Burlington’s Book Fair, Champlain College Professional Writing professor Jim Ellefson in the Division of Communication and Creative Media (CCM) organized PoeJam, poetry readings to improvisational music, at Speeder and Earl’s located on Pine Street in Burlington. Several students arrived at the coffee shop on Sept. 15 and for two hours read and listened to poetry. Continue reading →
Two New Publications by Jim Ellefson
Champlain College Professional Writing Professor Jim Ellefson has authored Under the Influence: Shoutin’ Out to Walt to be published by Fomite Press. Under the Influence is a collection of poems, short fiction, and creative non-fiction. The book launch will be held at Champlain College on Tuesday, Oct 3.
Ellefson also has a novel accepted for publication. The book Wolfgang, the Dancing Bear, will be published sometime next year.
Cailey McCalister ’18
CCM Game Art & Animation Major Lands Magazine Cover
Congratulations to Colton Orr, a junior majoring in the Game Art & Animation program, whose artwork titled Lunar Suit was featured on the cover of 3D Artist magazine (Jan. 25 issue). Orr, who is currently studying abroad in Montreal, Canada said, “I was honored to have one of my artworks featured on the cover of 3D Artist magazine. I am grateful to the Champlain community for the opportunities and support they have given me.”
3D Artist is an authoritative and well-respected source of inspiration for those working or aspiring to be working in the CGI industry. Every product in the 3D Artist portfolio features guides for awe-inspiring images, interviews and career advice from industry insiders and behind-the-scenes access on major 3D projects. 3D Artist covers all software and disciplines.
Geneviève Lord, the director of the Montreal campus, added that Orr’s exceptional talent also caught the attention of Montreal company (Tuque Games) who called the Champlain College Montreal campus right after the cover was published on-line to offer Orr a 6-credits (3 days a week) internship.
In a recent article, “The Killing of Curiosity,” CCM Advisory Council member Michael Jagger offers inspirational thoughts on the importance of rediscovering and staying connected to our innate curiosity, and how to do so in a fast-paced culture. Jagger is Chief Creative Officer at Solidarity of Unbridled Labour, a brand-design studio in the heart of Burlington. THE KILLING OF […]