Category Archives: Out in the World

The Lakeside PokeGo Gym

By: Giuseppe Liquori Location: Miller Center at Lakeside 3 teams are competing to be “the very best, like no one ever was,” at Champlain College’s Miller Center – the contest to control its gym is never-ending. This is – Pokemon GO! You’ve probably heard about this GPS-based augmented reality game from Niantic by now; social […]

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Update on BREAKAWAY & Womanity Foundation

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Supporters, Those of you following BREAKAWAY know of its recent nomination for the 2016 Womanity Foundation Award for tackling violence against women through Information Communication Technologies. The Emergent Media Center (EMC) at Champlain College and Grassroot Soccer (GRS) South Africa are extremely proud to be one pair of four finalist partnerships […]

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BREAKAWAY From Gender Inequality

By Bianca Roa When I first toured Champlain College, I knew inherently that this was the type of environment I wanted to be a part of. One of the many reasons why is the college’s continuous efforts to creating a safe and open environment for all of the individuals in their community. A big way […]

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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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Project Soli: New Tech On the Rise

By Michael Goldman and Devin Carlin   The Emergent Media Center is always looking at new technologies that can potentially improve the ease of access and functionality of our various projects. Our lab-techs were asked to keep an eye out on any upcoming technologies that they felt could really have a positive impact on the […]

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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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BREAKAWAY’s Journey

By Ann DeMarle As we turn to the holiday season, I’ve been reflecting on all of the travel we’ve done during holidays past due to our United Nations sponsored BREAKAWAY, the game initiative addressing violence against women and girls. It may be the EMC project mostly likely to be nominated as the soul of 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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