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Monday Memo

Members of the Skidmore community participate in the 2012 Bike to Work challenge.
Skidmore looks to repeat as a Bike-to-Work winner in 2013. Read more.

May 13 MasterClass to celebrate teaching
Inaugural program to offer eight great classes by Skidmore's best.

Commencement scheduled May 18 at SPAC
Approximately 600 bachelor's degrees, seven master of arts in liberal studies, and two honorary doctorates to be awarded.

$300K NSF grant supports genetics research
Biochemist Kelly Sheppard focuses on basic science, education, outreach.

College selected for NYU program on "new Europe"

Skidmore a flagship campus for program to increase understanding of EU.

2 win Backus FYE Prize for scholarly achievement
Russell Bollag-Miller and Ramsey Daniels recognized.

Longtime library employee Mary O'Donnell to retire

She will be among many recognized May 21 on campus.

Thoroughbred Sports update
Crew captures medals at state collegiate championships

Upcoming Events

Wednesday 5/15

Faculty Meeting (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Gannett

Thursday 5/16

Albany Happy Hour with Union College Alumni (Alumni)
Time: 5:00 PM- 7:00 PM

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Hoboken, NJ, Spring Happy Hour at Mulligan's (Alumni)
Time: 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM

Mingle with old friends while making new ones at Mulligan's, a casual Irish pub. Stop by after work and enjoy some great eats in private space set aside just for Skidmore. So, don't miss out on this opportunity to jump into spring and connect with local Skiddies (and feel free to bring guests too!)

Friday 5/17

Periclean Scholar Awards Ceremony & Honors Forum Senior Recognition
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM

Location: Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater - Theater

Periclean Scholar Awards Ceremony & Honors Forum Senior Recognition


Senior Varsity Athlete Recognition Luncheon (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 12:30 PM- 2:00 PM

Location: Williamson Sports and Recreation Center - Main gym

Senior Athlete Luncheon. Invitation only.


Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM

Location: Palamountain Hall - Gannett Aud

Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony: Induction ceremony for new members. Faculty, staff, students and their families are welcome to attend. Reception follows.


Class of 2013 Parents Fund Ceremony
Time: 3:30 PM

Location: Case Center

Class of 2013 Parents Fund Ceremony: A brief ceremony for seniors, families, and friends to dedicate the Class of 2013 brick pathway, given by the families of the Class of 2013 in honor of their graduating seniors. Each brick is engraved with the name of the student whose parents participate in the Class of 2013 Parents Fund.


President's Reception (Open to campus community only.)
Time: 4:30 PM- 6:30 PM

Location: Scribner House

President's Reception: President Philip A. Glotzbach and Marie B. Glotzbach greet seniors, their guests, trustees, faculty, and staff at their home, historic Scribner House.

Saturday 5/18


Commencement 2013
Time: 10:40 AM

Location: Saratoga Performing Arts Center