Category Archives: Innovation

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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Art Hop 2015

Burlington, VT – Every year during the second week of September, the air on Pine Street is filled with the aroma of delicious foods and the excited chatter of local artists showing off their work at the South End Art Hop. Organized by the South End Arts & Business Association (SEABA), the Art Hop is […]

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The EMC at E3

written by Giuseppe Liquori For gamers worldwide, the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), is the first Christmas of the year. Held this year from June 16th-18th, it’s rivaled only by Germany’s Gamescom in scale. Despite the conference being held across the country in Los Angeles, the EMC still could be found at E3. Unfortunately, we […]

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Summer and the EMC

by Giuseppe Liquori Burlington, VT– After a long, cold winter, it’s finally time for summer and a quick EMC update! After a short break at the end of the semester, EMC work resumed mid-May. Teams dove headfirst into their projects: The Enter the Cave team is in the midst of developing its game for a […]

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Shanghai Digital Artists and Their Work

By Keeshawn Nicholson Before spring break, the opening of the Shanghai, China Digital Art exhibit took place at Champlain College Lakeside, right outside of the Emergent Media Center. The exhibit featured creations with strong messages and outstanding creativity. In this blog post you will find the masterminds behind each project, some pictures from the opening, and some pointers […]

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A Student’s Perspective at a Recent EMC Brainstorm Session

By Giuseppe Liquori Burlington, VT– A few weeks ago, on a snowy Monday, Champlain’s Emergent Media and Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry brought together business leaders, management professors, and students to collaborate with the objective to play with game design principles and co-create an online platform for the world’s first “Nobel-level” prizes for businesses who […]

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Freshtracks Recognizes Champlain College as Reason for Vermont’s Growing Innovation

By Keeshawn Nicholson You may have heard Vermont described once before as a place where there are more cows than people, or as a state that has a lot of great maple syrup. However, it is also a place where innovation is rapidly growing in a world where entrepreneurism is becoming more and more popular. Many of the socially responsible and profoundly successful companies that power today’s economy, such […]

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