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, May 28

 

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
2:45 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

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

All-Class Welcome Reception

Falstaff's
6 p.m.

Scribner Society Dinner

The classes of 1940, 1945, 1950, 1955 and 1960 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 cocktails and dinner.

Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor

 

Friday, May 29

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Time

Activity

Location

6:30 - 7:30 a.m. Class of 1965 Coffee Service Hospitality Suite
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.

Scribner Carriage House 
9 a.m. – 11 p.m. Registration Case Center, second floor
10 a.m. Tour of the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery

Enjoy a tour of Skidmore’s interdisciplinary teaching museum and art gallery.

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-first Annual Alumni Golf Outing is open to all Skidmore alumni and guests and will be held rain or shine. Advance registration is required; slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. (Please arrive at the course by 10:45 a.m., For directions, see the "Good to Know section in the back of program)

Saratoga Spa Golf, Saratoga Spa State Park
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 – 4 p.m. Master’s Program Open House

Find out how alumni can continue their Skidmore education in Skidmore’s master’s program from a distance. Director Michael Mudrovic and his staff will be available to explain how, by working one-on-one with Skidmore faculty, students design individualized, interdisciplinary programs of study centered around their own unique areas of interest.

Filene Hall, second floor
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. Tour of Arthur Zankel Music Center

Join members of the Music Department faculty for a tour of the new Arthur Zankel Music Center.

Meet in the lobby of the Arthur Zankel Music Center
2:45 p.m. Campus Walking Tour with Student Guides Meet at Judith Pick Eissner '64 Admissions Center
3 p.m. Sustainable Skidmore Walking Tour

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

Meet at Arthur Zankel Music Center, Thomas Amphitheater
5 – 6:15 p.m. Friends of the Presidents & Legacy Societies Reception

The Friends of the Presidents & Legacy Societies Reception
Friends of the Presidents was founded in 1966 to honor the College’s most generous supporters, who set an example of leadership in annual giving.  The Legacy Society recognizes those who have made a commitment to support and strengthen Skidmore’s future with a planned gift.
By invitation only.

Scribner House
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Alumni Reunion Art Exhibition Opening

Come enjoy the talents of Skidmore’s alumni artists at this nineteenth annual event.

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

 

Saturday, May 30

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Time

Activity

Location

6:30 - 8 a.m. Class of 1965 Coffee Service Hospitality Suite
7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, 1st floor
8 - 9:30 a.m.

“Stretch, Breathe, and Relax” Yoga Class

Join us for a morning wakeup call that will leave you feeling relaxed and revitalized. Please bring your own yoga mat, and come with an empty stomach. A continental breakfast is available after class. No pre-registration required. First-come, first-served. Led by Rachel Fridholm, Yoga Moves.

Sports and Recreation Center, Multipurpose Room
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

President’s Breakfast for the 2014 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

Faculty/Staff Memorial Garden
(near Dana Science Center)
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

Abbreviated bios of the Alumni Award Recipients can be found on the Alumni Awards page.

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 p.m.

Tour of the Tang

Enjoy a tour of Alumni Invitational 4 at Skidmore’s interdisciplinary teaching museum and art gallery with its assistant director for curatorial affairs, Rachel Seligman ’91. This fourth Alumni Invitational celebrates the vibrant creative energy of four Skidmore graduates, spanning 50 years and a wide range of media.

 Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Wachenheim Gallery
2 – 3:30 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 Case Center parking lot at 1:50 p.m.
2 p.m. Tour of the Arthur Zankel Music Center

Join members of the Music Department faculty for a tour of the new Arthur Zankel Music Center.

Meet in the lobby of the Arthur Zankel Music Center
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 A, Apartment 7
3 p.m. North Woods Nature Hike

Join student North Woods stewards 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
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 1

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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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