What's Happening

Three Month Look-Ahead

futureNow that the CCM building is completed we are concentrating our efforts on new construction on the Eagles Landing project.  HP Cummings has been selected as the General Contractor and Gardner Kilcoyne is the Architect on the project.  Design phase for a new ITS building is also moving forward with Truex Cullins Architecture and Interior Design.  We will plan to execute the Rozendaal Courtyard landscaping project next spring and will finalize that design over the next few months.

Auxiliary Services

The Event Center is focused the new Champlain Room and other space in the CCM building.  We are preparing marketing materials and selling the space for business and social events, with a focus on weddings.  Information will be available on our site at http://www.champlain.edu/about-champlain/professional-services/champlain-conference-and-event-center.  In addition, we are ordering a tent to sit on the adjacent terrace starting in May.

The Strategic Events initiative, designed to offer pre-college summer programs for high school students in majors that our college specializes in, is focused on marketing and registration set up for those programs. (See www.champlain.edu/summer for more information.)

Over the Christmas break we will move the mail room from Cushing Hall to CCM to its new home and innovative new processes.  Mail boxes are going away!  Students will get an email notification for all letter and package mail, and employee mail will continue to be delivered as usual.

A big welcome to Emily Bergeron, the new Senior Operations Coordinator for Auxiliary Services.  Emily is already busy updating web sites and ordering new signage.

Campus Public Safety

New office move to Durick Hall

Refurbishing/upgrading Lakeside security camera system

Spring semester Fire Safety program (includes inspections and alarm testing of all buildings)

Spring semester Judicial conduct cases (includes "Students of Concern" monitoring)

Hiring & training new officers for campus from "Universal Protection Service" who just bought Guardsmark

Offering Spring RAD Course (Rape Awareness Defense) to female students

Offering Spring CPR/AED certification course to students and staff

Physical Plant

Lakeside construction project for Advancement and Financial Literacy as well as classroom addition.

Redo IDX dish room floor. Remove grease trap from the floor and recoat to stop water infiltration into dance studio.

Move mail room to CCM.

Start compiling summer project list.

Warehouse clean out.


Big projects include:

  • Setting realistic yet strong carbon reduction goals/targets for Champlain College
  • Preparing to submit for AASHE STARS
  • Utilizing the Real Food Calculator to assess our current dining services food purchases

Others include:

  • planning for new campus swap shop
  • working on a cigarette butt = litter campaign

As always the CPAS team is here to serve you, help solve problems and consult in any way we can.