Schedule of Events

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 1

Time Activity
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Prospective Student Admission Interviews, Info Sessions, and Campus Tours

Location: Waring House Admissions Center, North Broadway
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The Office of Admissions extends a special invitation to high school students; information sessions, evaluative admission interviews (for juniors and seniors), and campus tours are available throughout the day. If students are accompanying you to Reunion, invite them to come learn more about Skidmore! By appointment only; please call 518-580-5570.
Noon–9 p.m.

Registration

Location: Case Center, second floor
2:15 p.m.

Campus Walking Tour with Student Guides

Location: Depart from Waring House Admissions Center
5–7 p.m.

All-Class Welcome Party

Location: Case Center Patio, Overlooking the Green
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Join Skidmore Alumni from all classes as we kick off Reunion 2017!
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Class of 1972 Gathering

Location: Hattie’s Patio, 45 Phila St., Saratoga Springs
6 p.m.

Scribner Society Dinner

Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor
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The classes of 1942, 1947, 1952, 1957, and 1962 will be inducted into the Scribner Society in honor of their post-50th reunions. The group will be joined by President Glotzbach and Marie Glotzbach for a reception and dinner.
6:30 p.m.

Class of 1967 Reception and Dinner

Location: Case Center, Porter Plaza and the Spa
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Class of 1982 Dutch Treat Gathering

Location: Circus Café, 392 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
7 p.m.

Class of 1977 Dutch Treat Gathering

Location: Olde Bryan Inn, 123 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs
7–9 p.m.

Class of 1997 Gathering

Location: Desperate Annie’s, 12 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs
7:30 p.m.

Class of 1992 Informal Gathering

Location: Druthers Brewing Company, 381 Broadway, Saratoga Springs
9 p.m.

Class of 2002 Informal Gathering

Location: Desperate Annie’s, 12 Caroline St., Saratoga Springs
9:30 p.m.

Class of 2007 Informal Gathering

Location: Henry Street Taproom, 86 Henry St., Saratoga Springs

Friday, June 2

Time Activity
7:30–9 a.m.

Breakfast

Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Prospective Student Admission Interviews/Information Sessions/Campus Tours

Location: Waring House Admissions Center, North Broadway
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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
8:30–10 a.m

Skidmore Legacy Society Breakfast with President Glotzbach and Marie Glotzbach

Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor
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For members of the Legacy Society who have affirmed their commitment to Skidmore’s future by establishing a planned gift. By invitation only.
9 a.m.–Midnight

Registration

Location: Case Center, second floor
11 a.m.

Mini College: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Kim Crabbe, director of the Career Development Center
Location: Bolton Hall, room 101
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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.
11 a.m.–1:45 p.m.

Lunch

Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, first floor
11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Tee Off for the Weekend

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

Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor
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A special luncheon for all reunion and class volunteers. By invitation only; each invitee is welcome to bring a guest.
2:15 p.m.

Campus Walking Tour with Student Guides

Location: Meet at Waring House Admissions Center
4 p.m.

Gathering for Friends of Bill W.

Location: Ladd Hall, room 207
5–6:15 p.m.

Presidents Society Reception

Location: Scribner House Lawn, 791 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs
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Celebrate 50 years of the Friends of the Presidents in the new Presidents Society honoring Skidmore’s generous donors who support the College at the leadership level. The Presidents Society honors Skidmore’s founder and presidents, who have made a dramatic impact on the College and have been integral to our success today as one of the top liberal arts institutions in the country. Presidents Society donors are listed on the Wall of Honor in the Kisiel Atrium of the Murray-Aikins Dining Hall. By invitation only
5:30–6:30 p.m.

Alumni Reunion Art Exhibition Opening

Location: Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Payne Presentation Room
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Come enjoy the talents of Skidmore’s alumni artists at this twenty-second annual event.

Saturday, June 3

Time Activity
7:30–9:30 a.m.

Breakfast

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

President’s Breakfast for the 2018 Alumni Awards Recipients

Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor
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By invitation only.
9 a.m.–8 p.m.

Registration

Location: Case Center, second floor
9-10 a.m.

Pre-Parade Gathering

Location: Case Center Patio
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Grab a complimentary mimosa or other beverage with your classmates as you prepare for the Parade of Classes
10:15 a.m.

Parade of Classes

Location: Case Center Patio
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Led by the Schenectady Pipe Band, Ltd., proceeds from Dana Science Center to Arthur Zankel Music Center
10:30 a.m.

Alumni Awards and Recognition Ceremony and Class Gift Presentation

Location: Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Auditorium
Noon–2 p.m.

All Reunion Classes Picnic

Location: Upper South Park, Under the Tent
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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.
12:40-2 p.m.

Class Photos

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

Gathering for Friends of Bill W.

Location: Ladd Hall, room 207
5–6 p.m.

Skidmore Department of Nursing Reception: Celebrating the Past and the Future

Location: Dana Science Center, Fowler Atrium
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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 nursing majors.
9:15–10 p.m.

Live Music and Dancing

Location: Upper South Park, Under the Tent
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Enjoy music by local favorites Soul Session!
10 p.m.

Twenty-fifth Annual Reunion Fireworks Display

Location: South Park
10:30 p.m.–midnight

Live Music and Dancing

Location: Upper South Park, Under the Tent
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After the fireworks, continue dancing the night away with local favorites Soul Session!

Sunday, June 4

Time Activity
7 a.m.–11 a.m.

Check-out

Location: Residence halls
7:30–11:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, first floor
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Tables will be reserved by class
8:30-9:30 a.m.

Diversity & Inclusion Breakfast

Location: Case Center, Intercultural Center
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Join fellow alumni for a continental breakfast for alumni of color and LGBTQ alumni. Hear ideas and plans for engaging our diverse alumni population.
10:30-11:15 a.m.

Alumni Memorial Service

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