Greenwich Students Enroll at Champlain College with Interesting Majors

In August, Champlain College welcomed one of its largest classes to its Burlington, Vermont campus, including three Greenwich students.

  • Chiara Piazzolla, majoring in Computer Science and Innovation
  • Emily Cesarini, majoring in Game Design
  • Clark Nettles, majoring in Game Design

New this year at Champlain College is the Center for Communication and Creative Media.This 42,000 square foot addition to the Hauke Center and Alumni Auditorium is located at the center of campus. The building houses faculty offices and classrooms, video game and graphic design labs, a drawing studio, sound studios, a filmmaking and broadcast media production stage, an art gallery and exhibit areas, and a collaborative media hub. It also includes the campus store, dining facilities, an event center and commuter lounge. A grand opening of the facility will be held Sept. 26 during Family Weekend.

Since 1878, Champlain College has provided career-focused education to students from its hilltop campus in Burlington, Vt. Champlain’s distinctive educational approach embodies the notion that true learning only occurs when information and experience come together to create knowledge. Champlain offers traditional undergraduate and online undergraduate courses, along with online certificate and degree programs and 11 master’s degree programs. Champlain offers study abroad programs at its campuses in Montreal, Quebec and Dublin, Ireland.

Champlain College is included in the Princeton Review’s The Best 379 Colleges: 2015 Edition. Champlain was named a “Top-Up-and-Coming School” by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges and is ranked in the top tier of 2016 Regional Colleges in the North.

Champlain will hold open houses for prospective students on Sept. 19 and Oct. 24. For more information, visit