Tag Archives: Professional Writing

Reading & Writing Students Explore Leicester Hollow Trail

Professor Jim Ellefson’s Reading & Writing in the Wilderness class recently went for an invigorating hike in the Moosalamoo National Recreation Area. Students also met Ellefson’s farm animals (and received llama kisses) and enjoyed a warm and cozy bonfire.

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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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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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CCPI Hosts NaNoNowWhat?

The Champlain College Publishing Initiative (CCPI) hosted NaNoNowWhat?, a follow up to NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) which took place nationwide November 1-30. NaNoNowWhat, held on December 8 in CCM’s Collaborative Media Hub, featured a panel discussion with Champlain faculty and students addressing questions relating to publishing, marketing, manuscript preparation, working with editors, and other writing-related topics. Panelists included (from right to left) Kim MacQueen, […]

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CCM Faculty Launches Books

Tim Brookes, Program Director for Professional Writing, launched two books at the Burlington Book Festival: The Ghost of Good Intentions and The Driveway Diaries Second Edition. The Ghosts of Good Intentions is a combination of Brookes’ Greatest Hits from his days with National Public Radio (NPR). It spans from 1989 to 2010 when Brookes was […]

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CCM Presents Senior and Thesis Exhibition

The Division of Communication and Creative Media  presents an exhibition of Senior and MFA thesis projects by the graduating class of 2015. This exhibition transforms Champlain College’s Ethan Allen Center into a pop-up museum featuring capstone and thesis projects by CCM’s creative majors, including Creative Media, Graphic Design and Digital Media, Filmmaking, Professional Writing, MFA in Emergent Media, […]

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Professional Writing Major Discusses Exhibit on VPR Art Hounds

Amanda Schroth, Professional Writing major and photographer, discussed her senior capstone project, Postcards Never Sent, on VPR Art Hounds earlier this week. Schroth’s capstone started as an assignment for her photography class. She had a falling-out with one of her close friends, found a postcard reflecting what she wanted to say, and combined it with […]

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Publishing Class Creates Educational Materials

Members of the Publishing in the 21st Century class are working in partnership with Our Golden Hour, a non-profit educational organization from Cambridge, Massachusetts, to create unique and ground-breaking educational materials for indigenous children in schools of the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. Students are creating and publishing writing journals, alphabet stickers, and an anthology of […]

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CCM Students Place In Elevator Pitch Competition

Among the nine winners in this year’s Elevator Pitch competition (which took place Tuesday, February 24) were four students from the CCM Division. For the entrepreneurs category: Mahmoud Jabari – COM ’15 – 2nd place Matthew Scarzello, COM ’16​ – 3rd place For the Job/Internship seeking category: Tito James ‘COM ’15 – 2nd place Jack Carpenter […]

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Postcards Never Sent: A Senior Capstone

Professional Writing Major, Amanda Schroth, will present her Senior Capstone project, Postcards Never Sent, on Saturday, April 4 at 6:30 pm at Maglianero Cafe. Postcards Never Sent  features the “secrets” of anonymous submitters paired with Schroth’s original photographs. The project aims to provide participants with the opportunity to say what they always wanted to say […]

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