Category Archives: Events

My First Brainstorm Experience

By Madisen Kramer According to my Google search, the definition of a brainstorm is “a spontaneous group discussion to produce ideas and ways of solving problems.” This is exactly what I did, thanks to the Emergent Media Center (EMC), for two days straight earlier this week. The brainstorm was meant to produce ideas for a […]

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A Journey to South Africa Thanks To BREAKAWAY

By Christian Konczal Two months ago I was told to pack my bags because I was chosen to accompany the BREAKAWAY team on their journey across the globe. I was ecstatic. BREAKAWAY’s mission to help end violence against women and girls nationwide is a goal that is crucial and necessary. BREAKAWAY’s recent achievement at being […]

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The EMC Impresses at the Vermont Climate Summit

By Mike Goldman 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 the day’s events that would be shown to all the attendees at […]

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BREAKAWAY ANNOUNCED AS FINALIST FOR 2016 WOMANITY AWARD: A Q&A with Hannah Marchitell

By Michael Goldman/Bianca Roa This past summer, the Emergent Media Center (EMC) was proud to receive a nomination for their game BREAKAWAY chosen as one of the top 20 international Information and Computing Technology (ICT) applications addressing violence against women and girls. This year on January 26th, the EMC was notified that they were one of four finalist for the Womanity award offered […]

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Spooky, Scary Halloween at the EMC

By Giuseppe Liquori Burlington, VT- The nightmare before Christmas is now behind us on the calendar, but in case you missed the spooky Halloween shenanigans, here’s a recap. The EMC was haunted by Champlain College’s very own Chauncey T. Beaver. The college mascot spent the day creeping up on unsuspecting staff, students, and even the […]

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VTIFF LAUNCHES DIGITAL AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION PROGRAM

BURLINGTON, VT (10/22/2015) – Film enthusiasts attending Vermont International Film Foundation’s (VTIFF) upcoming 30th anniversary festival will have a new way to show their support for Vermont filmmakers. Developed in partnership with students at the Emergent Media Center (EMC) at Champlain College, VTIFF is launching a mobile-friendly website feature for filmgoers to vote for their […]

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A CHAMPBOT, A BATTLE, A VICTORY

By Keeshawn Nicholson ––A CHAMPBOT, A BATTLE, A VICTORY champlain College’s ChampBot came in second place at this year’s Mini-Maker Faire. However, many people who are a part of Champlain College’s community are not aware of the ChampBot Challenge, and others have no idea what a “ChampBot” is. So we bring you this blog post […]

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EMERGENT MEDIA CENTER MAKES A GOOD IMPRESSION AT CHAMPLAIN MINI MAKER FAIRE

Shelburne, VT – On September 26-27, 2015, Shelburne Farms held the annual Champlain Mini Maker Faire. The faire went on to celebrate maker culture; allowing everyone to witness masterpieces that stem from the creative minds of institutions and DIY households. In response to the faire’s mission, Champlain College’s Emergent Media Center attended to show case the creativity and innovation that is […]

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THE EMC WALKS TO END SEXUAL VIOLENCE AT LAURA’S MARCH

Burlington, VT – On September 12th, 2015, Oakledge Park was filled with friends of the late Laura Kate  Winterbottom as well as members of the Chittenden County community. Together they gathered on Laura’s birthday to prepare for the tenth anniversary of her 5 kilometer March. Organized by the LKW Memorial Fund, the event seeks to […]

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