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Skidmore College benefits immensely from being located in the vibrant city of Saratoga Springs. As part of its mission, the College seeks to contribute to the quality of life in the city, through its positive impact in such areas as the economy, cultural life, and volunteerism. Since its founding in 1903, Skidmore has been actively engaged in the life of the community, and this tradition continues to be a top priority of the College.


Community News

Spa City hosts Chowderfest Jan. 31

Get your spoons ready for the 17th annual Chowderfest hitting downtown Saratoga Springs on Saturday, January 31.

Anne Palamountain: A remembrance

A prominent figure in the community and a personal friend to many, the former "First Lady" of Skidmore College passed away on January 24. In a recent interview, she discussed her love for Skidmore and how she came to Saratoga Springs.

Folk music archivist named 2015 Carr Distinguished Lecturer

Alumna Jocelyn Arem '04 returns to campus this spring as the 2015 Carr Distinguished Interdisciplinary Lecturer to lead workshops and give a talk about community-based memory and documentary projects.

Special production to benefit this summer's Shakespeare in the park

Get a taste of summer! A Jan. 31 benefit performance will support Saratoga Shakespeare's summer 2015 production of "Love's Labour's Lost."

Dowd Lecture topic: Capitalism and the quality of life

Knox College scholar Tim Kasser will deliver Feb. 2 lecture.

At season's midpoint, women's basketball maintains Liberty lead

Women's basketball continues at the top of league standings thanks to team members like Molly McLaughlin '15.