Category Archives: Student Features

The EMC Experience

Being an employee at the EMC has really been an amazing experience. I know that personally I have grown as a person and gained many skills that will help me in my future career. My colleagues and I decided to do a little investigating into how everyone else who worked here felt about their jobs […]

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18 Months (and counting) at the EMC

by Giuseppe Liquori I’ve worked at Champlain College’s Emergent Media Center (EMC) beginning as a Marketing Assistant and evolving into a Communications Assistant (a title change I consider to be more fitting, but I digress). Applying for a position here is one of the best decisions I’ve made during my time at Champlain College. I […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Student Spotlight: Giuseppe Liquori

By Keeshawn Nicholson Get to know the students that are the driving force of the Emergent Media Center! Student Spotlight features current students, highlights and what they’re doing here, and some fun facts about them. Meet Giuseppe Liquori. Giuseppe is a second year Public Relations undergraduate student and Peer Advisor on campus. He is from Springfield, Massachusetts. […]

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Student Spotlight: Hannah Marchitell

By Hannah Wood Get to know the students that are the driving force of the Emergent Media Center. Student Spotlight features one of our current students, highlights what they’re doing here, and some fun facts about them. Meet Hannah Marchitell. Hannah is a first year MFA student and holds a bachelor’s degree in social documentation […]

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