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Gillian English, Professional Writing Major, Journalism Advocate, Editor-in-Chief of The Crossover

This past year, Gillian English has been working hard with Champlain’s Center for Publishing to relaunch The Crossover, the student newspaper that was first started a few years ago to report on campus happenings and news. Why was it important to you to begin working on The Crossover? “I wanted to bring back The Crossover […]

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Duane Dunston, Cybersecurity Professor, Author, CyberPatriot Mentor

Almost everyone uses computers but very few know how to defend them. General Suzanne Vautrinot, the first woman to lead the Air Force’s Cyber Command, says of cyber defense, “I can’t imagine anything more important. The more dependent we are on a capability, the more important the defense of that capability.” There’s a very urgent […]

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One of Champlain’s Many Unique Buildings, Carriage House

One of Champlain’s most unique buildings is a first-year residence hall nestled between Freeman, Wick, and Foster Halls: Carriage House. But this residence hall wasn’t originally built to be any kind of home. It was built by S. B. Saxe around 1894 and used to store carriages (and later cars) of the Presbrey family, who […]

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Grace Safford, Editor-in-Chief, Writer, Plant Mom

This week’s Saturday Shout Out goes to Grace Safford, a junior Professional Writing major who is the Editor-In-Chief of The Well, a biannual magazine published through Champlain’s Center for Publishing (CFP). The Well started as a class project, and Grace helped develop it into a regular publication. “I was a student in the inaugural fall […]

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John Pelletier, Director of Champlain’s Center for Financial Literacy, Advocate for Financial Literacy Education

The next Saturday Shout Out is John Pelletier, the Director of Champlain’s Center for Financial Literacy (Center). John helped create the Center out of concern about the lack of personal finance training for students K–12 and in college, as well as adults in the workplace, including educators. “Too many of our children aren’t learning important […]

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McDonald’s Next Door Neighbor, Whiting Hall

Did you know that at one point, the original owners of McDonald Hall also owned the house right next door? Whiting Hall was built around 1880 for attorney John T. Drew and his wife, Lucy. Drew died around the same time the house was completed, but Lucy resided there until Alfred C. Whiting bought the […]

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Zynab Makki, President of Champlain College Esports, Manager, Trailblazer

The week’s Saturday Shout Out goes to Zynab Makki, a senior Business Administration major and President of Champlain College Esports. “When I was in high school, I wanted to code. I thought I wanted to be a software engineer. When I came to Champlain, I was in computer science classes and enjoyed finding out how […]

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