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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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Emergent Media Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary

EMC KICKS OFF 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Associate Dean Ann DeMarle, Director of the Champlain College Emergent Media Center (EMC) announces the launch of a year-long campaign celebrating the 10th anniversary of the EMC and its programs. “We’ve done a lot in the past ten years. And we are celebrating this entire year – online and in person – […]

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Industry experts showcased at Champlain College Fall 2016 Career Conference

Ben & Jerry’s Public Relations Director Sean Greenwood will be the featured keynote speaker during the Champlain College Fall 2016 Career Conference on Monday, Oct. 3.                sean-greenwood-headshot

Following his address will be break-out sessions with panels of industry experts from the fields of communication and creative media, education and human studies, game design, information technology, and business who will speak to students about various career options and industry trends.

As part of the CCM Division’s break-out session, panelists include Bill Carter, Partner at Fuse; Bess O’Brien, local filmmaker / Kingdom County Productions; Lloyd Komesar, chair of the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival; and Lance Jensen, chief creative officer at Hill Holiday.  CCM Dean Paula Willoquet-Maricondi will serve as the moderator.

For the first time, Champlain College’s Career Collaborative Office is presenting a new design to the previously formatted career day. “This year we have added a professional development element and panel discussions to the more traditional internship and job fair to reflect our new Champlain Connect partnership program with employers. The organizations that signed up to speak on these panels represent key members of our community, alumni, and parents,” explained Tanja Hinterstoisser, director of the Career Collaborative.

Free and open to the public, the Career Conference will kick off at 10:30 a.m. with a welcome by Hinterstoisser in the Champlain Room. Directly following the panel will be the traditional Fall Career Fair in Argosy Gym from 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. where attendees can expect to meet local, regional and national employers to talk about internships, jobs and other networking opportunities.  – Faith Frith ‘ 19 and Melinda Lathrop ’17 

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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MakerLab Workshop: Create Custom Stickers

Champlain College’s MakerLab is hosting a workshop on how to use a vinyl cutter to create custom stickers from digital or traditional art. Participants can bring digital or traditional art and easily turn it into applicable and durable vinyl stickers using the scanner and vinyl cutter at the MakerLab. Participants will learn how to use both machines and are […]

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MakerLab Workshop: Custom Analog Clock

Champlain College’s MakerLab is hosting a workshop on the basics of laser cutting/engraving to make a custom analog clock. Instructed by Hasan Alshaabi, participants will learn how to use the laser cutter to produce basic samples, which they will use to make the clock. Cardboard and clock movement kits will be provided during the workshop, along with all the tools […]

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MakerLab Workshop: 3D Modeling for 3D Printing

Champlain College’s MakerLab is hosting a workshop on the concept of 3D modeling for the purpose of 3D printing. Instructed by Tucker Cole, participants will be shown the 3D printing process and learn how to model a simple object in Autodesk Maya. After attending this workshop, participants are encouraged to head down to the MakerLab with their own models to […]

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MakerLab Workshop: Basic Laser Cutting/Engraving

Champlain College’s MakerLab is offering a workshop on making a custom lamp by applying basic laser cutting,  engraving, and electronics skills. Instructed by Niles Fromm, participants will build a working desk lamp using a laser cutter to craft the skeleton of the lamp out of wood, assemble the frame, and wrap a string lampshade. The completed lamp, can be taken home or given […]

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MakerLab Spring 2016 Workshops

  Champlain’s MakerLab is offering a series of workshops this Spring open to students, faculty, and others interested in learning how to use 3D modeling software, laser cutters, 3D printers, and more. The MakerLab is located in the Emergent Media Center, at the Lakeside Miller Center. For a full schedule of workshops and to sign up, click here.  Each […]

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Student Team Produces Video at Vermont Climate Summit

THE EMC IMPRESSES AT THE VERMONT CLIMATE SUMMIT By Mike Goldman (first published in EMC Blog) A select team of videographers and producers from the Emergent Media Center had the opportunity to go to the Vermont Climate Economy Summit at Vermont Technical College last week. The objective of the day was film and edit a comprehensive video of […]

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