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Champlain College Online Student Stories: Shannon

Champlain College Online Student Stories: Shannon

by Sonya Krakoff

Shannon Brewster '18 wanted to go back to school to further his career in cybersecurity and to be an inspiration for his children. Now working for one of the top employers in his field, Shannon has reached his goals through the power of persistence. READ MORE >>


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Champlain College Online Student Stories: Billie

by Sonya Krakoff

Billie Matthews '17 chose Champlain because of its small size and career-focused coursework. With some help from her advisor, she persisted through life challenges to obtain her master's in Healthcare Administration.  READ MORE >>


Champlain College Online Student KJ

Champlain College Online Student Stories: KJ

by Sonya Krakoff

After college experiences at three different institutions, Kristopher (KJ) Johnston '17 decided to go back to school to complete his bachelor's degree at Champlain. As a busy professional with a career requiring a lot of travel, he found the online format and flexible classroom technology to be instrumental in helping him get his work done and reach completion.  READ MORE >>


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Champlain College Online Student Stories: Mike

by Sonya Krakoff

Mike Iapalucci '17 had been working for over 30 years with an associate degree. When his employer announced a need for their workforce to develop new technical skills, he took the opportunity to go back to school and finally obtain his bachelor's degree.  READ MORE >>


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Champlain College Online Student Stories: Vanessa 

by Sonya Krakoff

Vanessa Goodwin '17 enrolled at Champlain after a twenty-year hiatus from higher education to fulfill her long-held personal goal of obtaining her bachelor's degree, and to access new professional opportunities. Just a few years later, she had been promoted at work, and was graduating with both a bachelor's and a master's in Health Care Administration.  READ MORE >>


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Champlain College Online Student Stories: Leslie

by Sonya Krakoff

Leslie Alexander Nakashima '17 decided transition from being a small business owner to joining the corporate world, and quickly found that not having a degree would stand in the way of her career change. After forty years away from higher education, she enrolled at Champlain to pursue a Bachelor's in Integrated Studies.  READ MORE >>