BURLINGTON, VT — Melissa Wolfe, of Wilmington, graduated from Champlain College with a BS degree in Business Management on May 13, 2017.
Champlain College’s 139th commencement was held at Edmunds Field in Burlington, Vt. A total of 516 undergraduates received their associate and bachelor’s degrees during the ceremony.
Champlain College President Donald J. Laackman lauded the students with a long list of achievements the Class of 2017 has accomplished during their years at Champlain.”Your success in the face of change, combined with your radically pragmatic Champlain College education, positions you to successfully enter a changing world,” he said.
In addition, an honorary Doctor of Humanities degrees was presented to Today Show weatherman and founder of Roker Media Labs Al Roker. Samantha Brehm ’14 offered the alumni welcomed the graduates and their families. Julian Lopez ’17, an international business and finance major in the Stiller School of Business, delivered the Senior address.
About Champlain College
Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, not-for-profit, private college in Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Quebec and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain offers a traditional undergraduate experience from its beautiful campus overlooking Lake Champlain and more than 60 online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates.
Champlain’s distinctive career-driven approach to higher education embodies the notion that true learning occurs when information and experience come together to create knowledge. Champlain College is included in the Princeton Review’s The Best 381 Colleges: 2017 Edition. Champlain College is featured in the “Fiske Guide to Colleges” for 2017 as one of the “best and most interesting schools” in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Champlain was named one of the “Most Innovative Schools” in the North by the U.S. News and World Report’s 2017 “America’s Best Colleges and #91 in the overall list of “Best Regional Universities in the North.
For more information, visit http://www.champlain.edu.
(NOTE: The above announcement is from Champlain College via Merit.)
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