Category Archives: Out in the World

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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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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Take on the Challenge of the Ultimate Emergent Media Center Scavenger Hunt

Today is the first day of the Emergent Media Scavenger Hunt! For the next couple of weeks we will be posting clues on Facebook and Twitter – if you solve the clue and take a picture of your victory you could win a 20 dollar visa gift card to spend on anything you wish. Clues can take you […]

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Generator’s Birthday Bash

by Giuseppe Liquori On Saturday, March 28, Generator celebrated its first birthday! Partnered with the EMC’s MakerLab, Generator has grown from a “pop-up” into a dedicated makerspace with a community of over 130 makers and growing. Saturday was a celebration of this success and brought together this community to recognize this milestone. The Emergent Media Center brought some […]

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MFA STUDENT LUFEI SUN CURATES ‘SHANGHAI DIGITAL ARTISTS’ EXHIBIT AND BRINGS DIGITAL ART TO CHINA

By Jocelyn Sargent LuFei (Vera) Sun is an MFA in Emergent Media student at Champlain College. Vera has been working on curating the ‘Shanghai Digital Artists’ exhibit, bringing artwork from six Chinese artists to display in Champlain College’s Miller Center building. I recently sat down with Vera, as well as Rick Harrington, the Emergent Media […]

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BREAKAWAY Member Mariana Speaks on the Impact of 2014 BREAKAWAY Camps in El Salvador

As an international undergraduate student from El Salvador studying in Burlington, Vermont, I never imagined that my 4000-kilometer journey north would bring me closer to, and enable me to positively influence change in, the youth of my nation. After the enthusiastic response from our partners, facilitators and camp participants during the first year of BREAKAWAY […]

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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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TBT – BREAKAWAY Team’s First Game Testing in St. Lucia 2009

  By Keeshawn Nicholson December 17, 2009 marks the day the BREAKAWAY team landed in the Caribbean island, St. Lucia, to do their first game testing. The renown free online game for ending violence against women had only one episode at the time, today it has thirteen. This trip marked the beginning of something great, a testing […]

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Bluebird BBQ’s community night helps BREAKAWAY team get closer to reaching their fundraising goal

By Keeshawn Nicholson I think it is time we gave a round of applause for Emergent Media Center’s courageous and innovative football game BREAKAWAY and its team! Last Wednesday the game gained awareness through success in the team’s fundraising event at Bluebird BBQ’s community night. BREAKAWAY, a computer game developed by over 120 Champlain College students […]

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Shanghai Students learn to pitch their big ideas at Chinaccelerator

By Dr. Geoffrey Bell, Associate Professor, MS Shanghai China campus On March 15th, 2014 Dr. Geoffrey Bell—Associate Professor in the Shanghai MS-EM program brought his students to Chinaccelerator (a member of the Global Accelerator Network), which is the first mentorship-driven seed funding program in China.  The event showcased 10 successful entrepreneurs who spoke for 10 […]

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