Skidmore Student Lends a Hand to Local Refugees

When Rula Issa ‘17 came to the United States in 1998 seeking refuge from the conflicts in Bosnia and Herzegovina, she was warmly welcomed by Americans who sought to help her and her family assimilate to America and settle comfortably in their new home.

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Election 2016 at Skidmore

Many would describe this election season as exhausting, but at Skidmore it has been interesting and exploratory. Students, faculty, and staff have participated in community dialogues regarding the presidential campaigns, challenging each other's views and questioning values showcased by the candidates.

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Driving tomorrow's trends

"At Skidmore I suffered FOMO--fear of missing out--when my friends talked about their study abroad. So I quit the basketball team and studied in China," recalls Eli Johnston '14. Now it's FOMO no more: Johnston is back in Asia, where he'd vowed to return, and he's a very marketable professional in a very exciting economy.

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Class of 2014 marches into the future

Skidmore's largest class heard cheers, saw a few tears, and received diplomas at the College's 103rd Commencement exercises May 17 at SPAC.

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Skids on the loose

He's traveled to six continents, ridden a camel in the Sahara, and searched for seashells in Puerto Rico--with photos to prove it. Vote for your favorite Skids adventure this week.

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News

January 18, 2017
What started as an idea in MB350, Entrepreneurship and Small Business, is now a reality for Nick Petrella '15 and Keirsten Sires '15. After graduation, they co-founded Locker Room Talk, a website to assist prospective athletes throughout the recruitment process. Read More »
January 17, 2017
For Juan De Jesus '09, Skidmore paved the way out of his South Bronx neighborhood, but he chose to go back and give back, as a teacher at his old school. Read More »
January 17, 2017
For Alexander Nassief '16 and Rum Dogs, winning the Freirich Business Plan Competition was due to mentoring by Sara Arnell '82. Read More »
January 12, 2017
What do students miss most about Skidmore when they leave for winter break? Student Blogger Brian Allan '17 created a list. Read More »
January 11, 2017
Many successful college students plan to major in one academic area and end up changing their minds, sometimes several times and sometimes quite dramatically. Read More »

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