Monthly Archives: February 2014

Elevator Pitch 2014 – More than a minute to win it

The 2014 Elevator Pitch Competition was held in Alumni Auditorium Wed, Feb. 26. It was sponsored by KeyBank, with promotional support from BYOBiz, PawPrint & Mail and Shearer Chevrolet. A field of 57 participants was whittled down to 18 in a preliminary round of pitching for the finals. According to organizer, Bob Bloch, director of […]

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CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE GAMING PROGRAM LEVELS UP WITH FIRST-EVER GREEN MOUNTAIN GAMES FESTIVAL

Photos by Champlain College – Stephen Mease Photography THIS blog post ORIGINALLY APPEARED IN www.techjamvt.com/ BY CATHY RESMER / FEBRUARY 23, 2014, 08:38 PM “How do you make a video game about depression?” I had just walked into the first-ever Green Mountain Games Festival in the Champlain College Argosy Gym on Saturday, February 22, when I heard this question. It […]

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Champlain Theatre stages ambitious production of ‘Sweeney Todd’ – Review

By Brent Hallenbeck / Burlington Free Press Take the over-the-top drama of opera and the tragedy of Shakespeare and you’ve got “Sweeney Todd,” the Stephen Sondheim musical staged in daring fashion by Champlain Theatre. Any production of “Sweeney Todd” is daring for a variety of reasons, one being its not-for-the-squeamish subject matter involving the tonsorial […]

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Best-selling Author and Swordfish Boat Captain Linda Greenlaw to Share Her Sea Stories on March 12

By: Olivia Werenski ’17/ Champlain News BURLINGTON, VT. – Linda Greenlaw is a New York Times best-selling author, inspired a movie star, received numerous awards for her books, and is only female sword fishing boat captain on the East Coast. Greenlaw will visit campus on March 12 to share some of her stories about life […]

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Champlain’s Angel Fund

When the dorms and cafeteria shut down over break, we all return home to the warmth of our families. It’s hard to believe that we have students at Champlain without families to go home to; students who can’t afford groceries when the cafeteria closes, books and supplies for their classes, and the necessary warm clothing […]

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Pub Bus Debut Sparks Publishing Chatter in Jericho, VT

Champlain College Publishing Initiative’s new traveling outreach program, dubbed the Pub Bus, made its first stop in Jericho, VT this past weekend. CCPI Managing Editor Kim MacQueen and Director of Outreach Taylor Covington teamed up to lead a valuable workshop about bringing your story to life. Founding Editor and Publisher Tim Brookes was also on […]

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Transportation & Parking Updates

As you know, Champlain is about to embark on yet another impressive construction project: the new CCM  Division building and renovation of parts of Hauke and Alumni Auditorium. This project will impact our transportation systems on campus and we want to alert you to these changes that you’ll see in place starting Monday, March 10. […]

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‘Sweeney Todd’ Play Proves To Be Something To Look Forward To

By:Olivia Werenski ’17/ Champlain News As the spring semester starts, so does the production of another play for the Champlain Theater Club. This season, they will be presenting the eerie horror/comedy/romance “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” on  Feb. 21-22 and 27, 28, & March 1 at 8 p.m. in the Alumni Auditorium. […]

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Better Than The Notebook: The Endless Love Story of Chauncey and Charlotte

By: Olivia Werenski ‘17/ Champlain College News     All it took was one look. Chauncey T. Beaver and Charlotte Beaver met on the Senior 2013 cruise across Lake Champlain last summer, the event that sparked the romance that would make Champlain’s mascot Chauncey and Charlotte the Champlain power couple they are now. Some say it […]

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Champlain Encourages Students to Cut Energy Consumption and help Scholarship Funds

Brendon Johnson ‘16 / Champlain College News February is the month Champlain students are asked to be more mindful about their energy use through the annual Champlain Kill-A-Watt Challenge, a month-long effort to reduce electrical use in campus residential halls. Sponsored by Sustain Champlain, the Kill-A-Watt Challenge, challenges Residential Halls to cut their energy use […]

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