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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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Communication Alumnus Gives TEDx Tufts Talk On Social Change

Creating Partnerships And Social Change Through Multimedia Tools Mahmoud Jabari | TEDxTufts Communication Alumnus, Mahmoud Jabari, gives a TEDx Talk about his experience bringing Champlain’s BREAKAWAY video game to Palestine to educate young men and women in the Middle East about equality and gendered violence. Mahmoud emphasizes the need for collaboration to overcome physical and cultural barriers […]

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Game Alumni Showcase Indie Studio at PAX East in Boston

Champlain Game Studio alumni Jaime Fraina ’10 and Bryant LaMare will be at PAX East in Boston showcasing their indie game company, Giant Fox Studio, and promoting their upcoming app: Gamify. A couple of years after graduating from Champlain College, Jaime and Bryant started their own indie game studio, Giant Fox Studio. At first they worked on online Flash games but […]

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Seven Days Hires CCM Graduate

Graphic Design and Digital Media 2014 Alumna, Charlotte Scott, joins Burlington-based newspaper Seven Days. As a newly hired graphic designer for Seven Days, Scott helps design the company’s five print publications and works with the sales department on digital and print campaigns for clients. She has previously created and vectorized designs to make screen-printed garments for East Coast Printers. As […]

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CCM Alumnus Creates Work for Climate Summit

CCM Alumnus Raymond McCarthy Bergeron crafts motion graphics, animated backgrounds, and opening video for the Local Leaders Climate Summit in Paris, France. The conference, held at Paris City Hall, is “the largest global convening of mayors, governors, and local leaders focused on climate change.” The event coincided with the 21st Conference of Parties in Paris and resulted in […]

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Game Design Graduates Recruited by Sony Bend

Thanks to their work in Champlain’s Senior Show (the capstone presentations of all the game seniors), two Game Design ’15 graduates were recruited by Chris Reese, Product Director to work for Sony Bend, a game studio dedicated to excellence and innovation. Carlos Gutierrez GDES ’15 Gutierrez’s “post-grad journey” started as a QA Tester at Vicarious Visions […]

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Projecting West: Alumni Exhibition

Champlain College Alumni Michael Ackerman and Craig Winslow present Projecting West, a unique fifteen-day cross-country art exhibition. Ackerman and Winslow created site-specific light installations at various locations throughout their fifteen-day journey, combining Ackerman’s animations with Winslow’s programming skills and using projection mapping techniques. This multi-media installation “documents their journey and creates a breathtaking visual narrative.” The exhibition […]

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Public Relations Alumna Joins Beetle Press

Public Relations ’15 Alumna, Ruby Dillon, was welcomed into Beetle Press, a public relations and communications firm, as an editorial assistant. While at Champlain, Dillion served as PR intern for a mission-driven nonprofit that provides caner patients with an opportunity to take a therapeutic sail on Lake Champlain. The internship helped Dillon find her passion for […]

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Female Tech Leader Speaks at Higher Ed Dinner

Game Art & Animation alumna and Champlain Trustee, Marguerite Dibble, is making her mark in the tech world. She will be the keynote speaker for Vermont Women in Higher Education Annual Fall Dinner at Middlebury College. Dibble graduated from Champlain in 2012 and is the CEO and founder of Game Theory. Through Game Theory, she produces […]

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Public Relations Alumnus Works as Humanitarian Journalist

“What makes a story powerful is the capacity of the storyteller to relate to people in the story. This is what I thrive and aim for,” says Jean Luc Dushime. A survivor of the Rwandan genocide, Dushime photographs and captures powerful moments in peoples’ lives. His work as a photographer and humanitarian displays a “new […]

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