Author Archives: Kaylee Sullivan

Champlain’s Mini Castle, McDonald Hall

Did you know that Champlain College has its own mini castle on campus? The distinctive Romanesque Revival–style architecture of McDonald Hall was designed by W. R. B. Wilcox in 1897 for banker Charles P. Smith and his family. A carriage house was also constructed on the property around the same time. Charles Smith’s grandson, Frederick […]

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Scott Stevens, Math Professor, Dean, Author, Tech Enthusiast

The next Saturday Shout Out goes out to Scott Stevens, the Dean of the Division of Information Technology and Sciences (ITS). Previously, he was a Professor of Mathematics and the Mathematics Coordinator at Champlain College, and before that, he was a research mathematician with a focus on programming and using technology and software to model […]

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Champlain’s First Residence Building, Jensen Hall

Did you know that before 1965, Champlain students didn’t have an on-campus residence hall? Instead, they boarded with local families while completing their studies. To fix this, Champlain purchased the building that is now Jensen Hall. This beautiful, shingle-style house was built in 1888 by Burlington architect A. B. Fisher as a summer home for […]

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Lindsey Godwin, Professor, Pragmatic Optimist, Firm Believer in Positive Education

Our first Saturday Shoutout goes to Lindsey Godwin, Professor (and Endowed Chair of Management) in the Robert P. Stiller School of Business, as well as the 2018 recipient of the Edward Phelps Lyman Professorship award. She is also the Academic Director of Champlain’s David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry, and a firm believer in […]

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