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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 >>


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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 >>


Champlain College Online Student Stories

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 >>