Reunion 2015

 

Schedule of Events

Thursday  |  Friday  |  Saturday  |  Sunday

A final schedule of events will be distributed upon your arrive at the Reunion Registration desk. This schedule is subject to change; please check back for updates.
 


Thursday, June 2

 

Time

Activity

Location

8:30 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. Prospective Student Admission Interviews, Information Sessions, and Campus Tours

The Office of Admissions extends a special invitation to high school students wishing to learn more about Skidmore College. Information sessions, evaluative admission interviews (high school juniors and seniors), and campus tours are available throughout the day. If a student is accompanying you to Reunion, invite them to come learn more about Skidmore! By appointment only; please call 518-580-5570

Judith Pick Eissner '64 Admissions Center,
North Broadway
Noon – 9 p.m. Registration Case Center, second floor
2:15 p.m. Campus Walking Tour with Student Guides Depart from Judith Pick Eissner '64
Admissions Center
3 p.m.

Tour of the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of Skidmore's interdisciplinary teaching museum and art gallery with Michael Janairo, Assistant Director for Engagement.

Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
5 – 7 p.m.

All-Class Welcome Party

Join Skidmore Alumni from all classes as we kick off Reunion 2015!

Case Center
6 p.m.

Scribner Society Dinner

The classes of 1941, 1946, 1951, 1956 and 1961 will be inducted into the Scribner Society in honor of their post-50th reunions. The group will be joined by President Philip A. Glotzbach and Marie B. Glotzbach for a reception and dinner.

Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor

 

Friday, June 3

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Time

Activity

Location

7:30 – 9 a.m. Breakfast Murray-Aikins Dining Hall
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Prospective Student Admission Interviews/Information Sessions/Campus Tours

The Office of Admissions extends a special invitation to high school students wishing to learn more about Skidmore College. Information sessions, evaluative admission interviews (high school juniors and seniors), and campus tours are available throughout the day. If a student is accompanying you to Reunion, invite them to come learn more about Skidmore! By appointment only; please call 518-580-5570

Judith Pick Eissner ’64 Admissions Center, 
North Broadway
 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m

Skidmore Legacy Society Breakfast with President Glotzbach and Marie Glotzbach

For members of the Legacy Society who have affirmed their commitment to Skidmore’s future by establishing a planned gift. By invitation only.

Location Coming Soon
9 a.m. – Midnight Registration Case Center, second floor
10 a.m.

Tour of the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery

Enjoy a tour of Nicholas Krushenick – Electric Soup at Skidmore's interdisciplinary teaching museum and art gallery with Dayton Director Ian Berry. Krushenick combined witty Pop sensibilities with a myriad of artistic inspirations to create dynamic, playful paintings.

Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
11 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. Lunch Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, first floor
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tee Off for the Weekend

The twenty-second Annual Alumni Golf Outing is open to all Skidmore alumni and guests and will be held rain or shine. Advance registration is required, with slots filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive at the course by 10:45 a.m. (Please arrive at the course by 10:45 a.m., For directions, please click here)

McGregor Links Country Club
Wilton

Noon Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

All Reunion and Class Volunteers are invited to attend this special luncheon.
By invitation only.

Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor
1 – 4 p.m. Career Development Center Open House

The staff of the Career Development Center will be on hand to demonstrate the Career Development Web site and to discuss networking, career advising, job listings, and other services available to alumni.

Starbuck 204
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Guided Bus Tour of Saratoga Springs and the Old Campus

Enjoy a tour of historic Saratoga Springs and Skidmore’s first campus. No pre-registration required. First-come, first-served. Space is limited.

Bus departs from Case Center parking lot at 1:20 p.m.
2 p.m.

Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Kim Crabbe, Director, Career Development Center

Whether you have been in your career for a short time or a lifetime, you may be contemplating a major transition. In this 50 minute workshop, discover the ways you can leverage your current skill set and life goals to move into a more satisfying and rewarding career.

Bolton Hall, room 101
2:15 p.m.

Campus Walking Tour with Student Guides

Meet at Judith Pick Eissner '64 Admissions Center
3 - 4 p.m.

Walking Tour of Congress Park & Canfield Casino

Join members of the class of 1970 for a guided walking tour of these historic locations. Please wear comfortable walking shoes. Open to all.

Bus departs Case Center parking lot at 3 p.m.
3 p.m. Sustainable Skidmore Walking Tour

Join the Skidmore Sustainability office for a tour of campus sustainability initiatives, including the new campus bike share program, community garden, geothermal system, North Woods and more. The Sustainability staff will share information about student leadership opportunities, co-curricular events, and plans for the future .

Meet at Arthur Zankel Music Center, Thomas Amphitheater
4 p.m. Gathering for Friends of Bill W. Ladd Hall, room 207
5 – 6:15 p.m. Friends of the Presidents Reception

The Friends of the Presidents was founded in 1966 to honor Skidmore's most generous supporters, who set an example of leadership in annual giving. The Society honors Skidmore's founder and presidents with six categories of membership. Friends of the Presidents donors are listed on the Wall of Honor in the Kisiel Atrium of the Murray-Aikins Dining Hall. By invitation only.

Scribner House Lawn
791 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Alumni Reunion Art Exhibition Opening

Come enjoy the talents of Skidmore’s alumni artists at this twenty-first annual event.

Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Payne Presentation Room

 

Saturday, June 4

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Time

Activity

Location

7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, 1st floor
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

President’s Breakfast for the 2015 Alumni Awards Recipients

By invitation only.

Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor
9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Registration Case Center, second floor
9 - 10 a.m.

Pre-Parade Gathering

Grab a complimentary mimosa or other beverage with your classmates as you prepare for the Parade of Classes

Lawn near Bolton Hall
10:15 a.m. Parade of Classes

Led by the Schenectady Pipe Band, Ltd., proceeds from Dana Science Center to Arthur Zankel Music Center

Meet near the entrance of Dana Science Center
10:30 a.m.

Alumni Awards and Recognition Ceremony and Class Gift Presentation

Arthur Zankel Music Center,
Helen Filene Ladd Auditorium
Noon – 2 p.m. All Reunion Classes Picnic

Join alumni, family, and friends for a tasty BBQ. Pony rides, face-painting and Mr. Bouncy Bounce for the kids. A photo booth will be on site for everyone to receive a personalized Reunion memento.

Upper South Park, Under the Tent
12:40 p.m. Class Photos

See Class Photo Schedule for more information.

Case Center, Porter Plaza
Rain location: Case Center, The Spa
2 – 4 p.m.

Sussman Village Open House

Take a peek into Skidmore's newest student apartments, part of the complex replacing Scribner Village.

 Sussman Village, Building TBD
3 p.m. North Woods Nature Hike

Join The Sustainability Office for a nature walk through Skidmore's unique natural resource—a living classroom as well as an outlet for co-curricular and recreational activities. Please wear sturdy shoes.

Meet at Falstaff’s
3:15 p.m.

Guided Bus Tour of Saratoga Springs and the Old Campus

Enjoy a tour of historic Saratoga Springs and Skidmore's first campus. No pre-registration, but space is limited; first-come, first-served.

Bus departs Case Center parking lot at 3:05 p.m.
 3:30 p.m.

Tour of the Tang

Enjoy a tour of Nicholas Krushenick - Electric Soup at Skidmore's interdisciplinary teaching museum and art gallery. Krushenick combined witty Pop sensibilities with a myriad of artistic inspirations to create dynamic, playful paintings

 Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Wachenheim Gallery
4 p.m.

Gathering for Friends of Bill W.

Ladd Hall, room TBD
5 – 6 p.m. Skidmore Department of Nursing Reception: Celebrating the Past and the Future

Come join fellow Nursing graduates to celebrate the rich history of Skidmore’s nursing program and to learn about the agreement with New York University to facilitate the entrance of Skidmore students into NYU’s nursing program. For all former nursing majors.

Dana Science Center, Fowler Atrium
9:15 – 10 p.m. Music and Dancing

Enjoy music by local favorites Soul Session!

Upper South Park, Under the Tent
10 p.m. Twenty-third Annual Reunion Fireworks Display South Park
10:30 p.m. – midnight Music and Dancing

After the fireworks, continue dancing the night away with local favorites Soul Session!

Upper South Park, Under the Tent

 

Sunday, June 5

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Time

Activity

Location

7 a.m. – 11 a.m. Check-out Residence halls
7:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Breakfast 

Tables will be reserved by class

Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, first floor
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Alumni Memorial Service

Pay tribute to members of the Skidmore family who have recently passed away.
Alumni Memorial Garden
(behind the Surrey Williamson Inn)
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