History of Champlain College

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History of Champlain College by Mind Map: History of  Champlain College

1. Location

1.1. Originally found in downtown Burlington

1.2. Moved to its current hill location in 1958

2. Originally Burlington Collegiate Institute

2.1. Established 1878

2.2. Later became Burlington Business College

2.3. Then became a Junior College

2.4. Lastly became Champlain College, named after the famous lake

3. Growth

3.1. Rapidly grew, and is still growing today

3.2. In the early 1990s the first bachelor's degree programs were offered

3.3. Instituted one of the first online education programs

3.4. Set up satellite campuses abroad, as well as hosting international students

3.5. In 2002 they offered their first ever Master's Degree program

4. Philosophy

4.1. "Today, the College remains committed to the importance of innovation and discovery by offering a relevant education, a unique integration of professionally-focused programs with an interdisciplinary core curriculum, great professors with real-world experience and a passion for teaching, and an engaged campus where students can connect with each other through activities and community service."

4.2. Mission Statement

4.2.1. Champlain College endeavors to be a leader in educating today's students to become skilled practitioners, effective professionals and engaged global citizens. Champlain's agile and entrepreneurial approach to higher education uniquely blends technology leadership, market savvy, innovation and fiscal responsibility with a commitment to liberal learning, community involvement and "the human touch." This distinctive approach permeates the delivery of relevant, rigorous student-centered programs in business, arts, applied technology and public service.

4.3. Vision Statement

4.3.1. New By 2020, Champlain College will be the finest small, professionally and globally focused college in the United States.