Sarah Jerger directs the Emergent Media Center (EMC) at Champlain College. Having joined Champlain College in January 2008, she is a founding member of the EMC which is committed to educating and inspiring next-generation media creators to be thoughtful contributors to our media culture. For the EMC she leads visioning and goal setting, strategic communications, successful student outcomes, budgetary and management operations, strong community partnerships through sponsorships and grants, and fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration.
Sarah's previous experience includes communications, operations, graphic design, and media-buying in the advertising, beverage, and real estate industries. Sarah is a multi-disciplinary artist with a passion for making + craft and explores intertwining that with digital means of expression. Her work spans (for now) textile art, digital storytelling, mixed-media collage, video, and wearable electronics. She is an alum of Champlain College with undergraduate degrees in business, public relations + media communications, and multimedia + graphic design, and a Master's degree in emergent media.