Category Archives: Announcements

Emily Gatz ’20 shares her experience with the Sunrise School

Recently, one of the student employees of the Center for Service & Sustainability, Emily Gatz ’20, participated in a training from the Sunrise School. She sums up her experience here… Sunrise School is a youth-led and organized program designed to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process. During a four-day […]

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Registration Now Open for the 2020 Champlain College Community Garden – April 17th priority deadline

Founded in 2011, the Community Garden originated by request of students, faculty, and staff and was approved by President Finney with support of the Physical Plant Grounds Staff. The Community Garden is located beside Rowell Annex and has 27 plots available for individual use by Champlain College community members (faculty, staff, and students).  This garden […]

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Champlain’s 2018 & Vermont-wide 2019 report from Sodexo’s Vermont First project

What is Vermont First? In September 2014, Sodexo, a leader in delivering sustainable, integrated facilities management and foodservice operations with a major presence in Vermont, announced a major initiative to help grow Vermont’s local food economy by committing to buy local food first via a comprehensive program. Under the “Vermont First” program, Sodexo will work with […]

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Interdisciplinary Brainstorming Opportunity with the EMC

Interdisciplinary Brainstorming Opportunity: Open to all! The Emergent Media Center is hosting a Brainstorm/Question Storm event with Leon Walls (UVM faculty) in March or April to explore the potential of creating a tool for research purposes with 3rd-5th graders that would measure implicit bias as it relates to the identification of scientists (e.g. judging who can be a scientist based on […]

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Champlain is shifting to Total Oil Management

By Whitney Bain Over the course of Spring Break 2020, in partnership with Sodexo and the Champlain Facilities Team, the two dining options on campus, EATS and IDX, is moving towards a more sustainable and efficient way of managing their cooking oil. The new Total Oil Management system from Restaurant Technologies makes dealing with new […]

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Clean Out Your Closet: Donate gently-worn professional clothing to students

Hello! It’s the perfect time to do some closet spring cleaning, and here’s why this week is a great time to start! On Wednesday, March 18th, Career Peer Coach, Riley Seith, and the Career Collaborative team will be holding the semi-annual Dress For Success event in Fireside Lounge from 2-6PM. This event provides professional clothing […]

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Burlington Pecha Kucha proposals

We’re looking for future presenters for our Pecha Kucha Burlington event at the Flynn Space. If you don’t know the format, it’s 20 slides x 20 seconds=6:40 seconds to share a presentation about something you are passionate about. Do you want to present something? Know a student or a co-worker at Champlain College that would […]

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Champlain Students Reflect on recent Student Sustainability Leaders Symposium

On November 10, 2019, a vanload of Champlain College students traveled to Boston College’s retreat center to participate in the 2019 Student Sustainability Leaders Symposium. Members of our team presented on their recent experience with Project Green Challenge as an effective engagement tool. Here are a few of their reflections: MATT VILLA ’22 Game Production Management What prompted me […]

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