Category Archives: Opportunities

Research fellows, events, conferences, etc

Faculty Sustainability Resources

Here is a fantastic list of resources, suggestions, and tips to help build a more sustainable college classroom – a special thanks to Sustain Champlain for pulling all of this information together!


Exhibit Exchange Envision [E3E] Event Success!

Thank you to everyone who submitted work, everyone who attended and everyone who helped organize all of the details of the event! We had excellent attendance at our first [E3E]! Twenty-nine faculty members submitted forty-seven examples of faculty professional development! This event raised the profile and level of dialogue regarding faculty professional development!

Exhibit Exchange Envision [E3E] Event, Perry Hall  

Sponsored by the Faculty Professional Development Committee




Marc Nadel




New Friends

Pen & Ink


Geebo Church

Red House In Winter

Oil on Canvas


Hayfields Near to Ticonderoga

Oil on Canvas


Orchard in Bloom Spring

Oil on Canvas


Jeff Clarke

Tree #1

Digital color photograph


Fence Line

Digital color photograph


Peter Lotto

Colorado Spring

Digital photograph


Guitar @ Gantry

Digital photographs


Bob Selby

La Cocina (The Kitchen)

Acrylics on paper


Dona Josefa (Gilda’s mother)

Acrylics on paper


Dona Josefa (Gilda’s father)

Acrylics on paper


Portrait #1

Acrylics on cast paper


Toni-Lee Sangastiano

Bally No. 2

Oil on panel


Fair Umbrella

Oil on panel


Sideshow Tent

Oil on panel


Tim Brooks

Endangered Alphabets (series)

Acrylic, polyurethane on wood


Rebecca Schwarz

(Hex) Ring Cycle

Repurposed plastics, LEDs


Joanne Farrell (film)

One Night




Co-curated by the Miller Information Commons




Illustrator: Marc Nadel

Another Jar of Tiny Stars

Description: Poems for children with portraits illustrated by Marc Nadel


Illustrator: Marc Nadel

Carl Sandburg Adventures of a Poet

Description: Children’s book illustrated by Marc Nadel




Author: Cinse Bonino

“Throwing the Sucker Out”

Thread Magazine, Winter 2011/12, Issue #3





Author: Stephen C. Wehmeyer

Feathered Footsteps: mythologizing and ritualizing Black Indian processions in New Orleans

SOCIAL Identities Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture

Pp 427-447



Authors: Kristin Wolf, Greg Noe, Changwoo Ahn

Hydrologic connectivity to streams increases nitrogen and phosophorus inputs and cycling in soils of created and natural floodplain wetlands

Journal of Environmental Quality

Accepted with revisions for publication in 2013


Author: Al Larsen

Fast, cheap and out control: The graphic symbol in hardcore punk

Punk & Post Punk (peer-reviewed academic journal–Intellect, UK)

Volume 2, Issue 1 (March 2013)

(when journal arrives, I will bring a photocopy of it)


Author: Craig Pepin

“Wedding General and Professional Education Outcomes in Major Specific Capstones”

Judgments of Quality

March 2013

Part of a collaborative effort through the Association of General & Liberal Studies



Author: Andy Burkhardt

Turn Your Cell Phones ON: Mobile phone polling as a tool for teaching information literacy

Communication In Information Literacy

Volume 6, Issue 2, 2012



Author: Bjarne Holmes (co-author)

Borderline symptoms and suicidality/self-injury in late adolescence: Prospectively observed relationship correlates in infancy and childhood

Psychiatry Research




Author: Bjarne Holmes (co-author)

Maternal Disrupted Communication During Face-to-Face Interaction at 4 months: Relation to Maternal and Infant Cortisol Among at-Risk Families





Author: Michael A. Lange

The Particular Place of Anthropology in an Interdisciplinary Curriculum

Teaching Anthropology, a journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland

Volume 3, Issue 1 (2013)


Author: Michael A. Lange

Sweet Bedfellows: Continuity, Change, and Terrior in Maple Syrup

Digest: a Journal of Foodways and Culture,  a journal of the American Folklore Society

Volume 1, Issue 1 (2012)


Author: Janet Cottrell

What are we doing here, anyway?

Subtitle: Tying academic library goals to institutional mission

C+RL News

Oct 2011




Author: Tanya Lee Stone

Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors?

Feb 2013

(starred reviews, NY Times reviews)



Author: Tanya Lee Stone

Courage Has No Color

Subtitle: The True Story Of The Triple Nickles America’s First Black Paratroopers

Jan 2013

(4 starred reviews)



Author: Kimberly Quinn Smith, MA

Striving for the Purple Heart

Subtitle: Mothers in the Universal Pursuit of Honor

iUniverse, Inc.




Author: Kimberly Quinn Smith, MA

A Full Moon Rising…And The Tao Of Menopause

Downhill Edge Productions



Author: Kimberly Quinn Smith, MA

On The Fast Track

Subtitle: Teens Getting Too Much Too Soon In These Rapidly Changing And Uncertain Time, And What Parents Can Do To Stay Connected

iUniverse, Inc.



Author: John Pile

2D Graphics Programming for Games

June 10, 2013

CRC Press




Author: David Lustgarten

Ruskin Redux: Rejoining Creativity and Pragmatism Through Arts Education

Abstract included




Editor: Rob Williams (with Ron Miller)

Most Likely To SECEDE




Author: Kerry Noonan

“Got Milk? The Food Miracles of St. Bridget of Kildare”

Brigit: Sun of Womanhood, 2013


Author: Adam Rosenblatt

“Sacred Graves and Human Rights”

Human Rights at the Crossroads, Mark Goodale, Editor

Oxford University Press

November 2012


Authors: Michael Kelly, Michael Lange, and Katheryn Wright

“The Problems and Possibilities of Integrating Professionalism and Liberal Education: A Case Study of the Senior Capstone Experience at Champlain College

Publication Date: Beyond Interdisciplinary, forthcoming


Author: Katheryn Wright

“Revolutionary Art in the Age of Reality TV”

Of Bread, Blood and The Hunger Games


book chapter (chapter 9, p98)


Author: Katheryn Wright

“Total Immersion and the Total Screen: The Simulated and Screened Realities of Video Games”

Simulation in Media And Culture


book chapter (chapter 11, p121)


Authors: Patricia D. Siplon and Kristin M. Novotny

“Overcoming the Contradictions: Women, Autonomy and AIDS in Tanzania”

Published in The Global Politics of AIDS eds. Paul G. Harris and Patricia D. Siplon

Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2007

Book chapter


Author: Stephen C. Wehmeyer

Playing Dead: The Northside Skull and Bone Gang

In Extremis

Subtitle: Death and Life in 21st-Century Haitian Art

Pp 143-159 (chapter 5)



April 18th—the “Meaningful Books” of Laurel Bongiorno


Dr. Laurel Bongiorno
Program Director, M.Ed./Professor, Division of Education & Human Studies

When: Thursday, April 18th, 1-2:30

Where:  Vista Room, 3rd floor Miller Information Commons

Join us as we learn more about some of the books that have made a difference in the life of Professor Laurel Bongiorno—books that she refers to as her “favorite beach reads!”

Laurel is recipient of the 2012-2013 Edward Phelps Lyman Professorship Award, and continues to be one of the most engaged faculty members at Champlain. Her doctoral research is in PLAY and she tries to practice what she preaches.  So, in that spirit, for the Meaningful Books Series presentation,

she will share favorite beach reads in preparation for your vacation this summer!  And not just a few — she’s a SERIES reader, so there will be stacks of recommendations from Clive Cussler’s “save the world” novels to Sookie Stackhouse’s vampire novels (Book 13 comes out May 7th!) t

o our own Vermont author, Chris Bojalian –(she just finished reading The Night Strangers)

Refreshments included!

Exhibit Exchange Envision [E3E] on May 2nd, 2-4 pm and Perry Hall Cocktail Reception

The Faculty Professional Development Committee, the Library and the CCM exhibition committee are co-curating this event to increase the visibility of faculty achievements in all of its forms on campus. Please join us for the exchange at E3E’s exhibit of faculty publications, scholarly works and creative endeavors to connect with our colleagues and to propel the vision of faculty professional development at Champlain College. Contact either Katheryn Wright  or Toni-Lee Sangastiano for more details on how to present and/or submit your work for inclusion at this event. Signature event cocktails and special desserts will be served. Submission forms are included below.

E3E_Books and Articles

E3E_Conference Presentation Abstracts


Faculty Professional Development Opportunity – Service Learning

Interested in incorporating or strengthening a service learning component in one of your classes? Champlain has the opportunity to apply for a $5000 grant through Vermont Campus Compact to bring a minimum of 4 faculty members together who will include a service learning project related to any aspect of climate change or water quality in a course in the 2013-2014 year. This grant is meant to help bring a group of faculty from across the disciplines together and provide them training, resources, and support to make these courses happen. Service learning projects (of any scale) can take place with a community or campus partner, and in any location (global is ok!)  Faculty will be required to attend a two-day training on June 10-11th in Portland, Maine (lodging and food is included).

The application process is not very demanding, as most of the course planning will occur during the June training.   I am willing to act as the campus project manager, and my time can count as the cost-share component of the grant. We just need gauge interest and see if there are at least four faculty who would be interested in this opportunity by March 1st when letters of intent are due.
Interested? Let me know.

Christina Erickson


Demonstrate at the Mini Maker Faire, Shelburne Farms, 8/29!

Champlain Mini Maker Faire

Do you make things? Are you a tinkerer? Are you an artisan of the unusual? Do you find yourself repurposing disposable items? Making, rather than buying, your own…whatever? Maybe you just have a hobby that’s gotten a little out of hand?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then I urge you to get involved with Vermont’s first ever Maker Faire. The Maker Faire is not a crafts-for-sale fair, but rather an event where makers show their work, share their skills and teach others how to make things. I guarantee there will be something for everyone. So come see what your neighbors have been working on in the barn, basement or garage all that time – or come show what you’ve been working on.

If you’d like to participate, sign up on the website or contact Ken Howell.

Ken is willing to guarantee a booth space for you!!!!