Presenting the Brand Called Me
Presenting the Brand Called Me
Over 500 supporters attended event
The Saratoga and Skidmore communities came together on July 24 at Skidmore’s 39th annual Polo by Twilight event. Over 500 supporters gathered at the Saratoga Polo Fields to raise a record-breaking $320,000 to benefit the Palamountain Scholarship Fund.
Collaborative Research Program opportunities
Skidmore’s Faculty Student Summer Collaborative Research Program gives students the opportunity to spend up to 10 weeks working side-by-side with faculty experts on original research projects, which are as interdisciplinary as Skidmore's special blend of the liberal arts. [Read More]
From travels to jobs to new babies, check out the latest alumni news on the Class Notes site.
Third Annual Homecoming
For many of us, it’s home or at least a cherished home away from home. Wouldn’t it be great to return to campus – and beautiful Saratoga Springs – more than once every five years? Now you can. All alumni and their families are invited to Homecoming, and there will be activities for all ages. Highlights include a tailgate lunch, sporting events, alumni athlete games, s’mores and the annual Friends of Skidmore Athletics (FOSA) Benefit and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. [Visit the Homecoming site for a complete schedule of events]
The 15th annual Friends of Skidmore Athletics Benefit and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place on Saturday, October 6, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Williamson Sports Center here on campus. The benefit will feature a wonderful evening with a cocktail reception, hearty hors d’oeuvres and a memorable Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Donors have given more than $163 million during Creating Our Future: The Campaign for Skidmore, a fundraising campaign to raise $200 million by May 2020.
The 30th annual Fox-Adler Lecture will be held on Monday, September 24, at 5:30 p.m. in the Gannett Auditorium. The lecture titled "Illustrating Illustrating; What does it mean to illustrate a book?" will be presented by George P. Landow, professor of English and the history of art emeritus, at Brown University, and editor-in-chief, for The Victorian Web.
This time last year, we were just one week away from the solar eclipse – Skids was ready, were you? You can request your own Skids and share your pictures using #SkidsOnTheLoose, or email email@example.com
Thursday, September 6
Join artist Kamau Amu Patton for the first of two listening events this fall in his exhibition Tel_, on view in the Tang’s mezzanine. SSSSHHHH #4/SoundMind is four-hour journey that encourages the audience to weave in and out throughout the evening and open themselves up to the power of sound.
Saturday, September 8
3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980
Curators' Talk and Opening Reception
Dayton Director Ian Berry hosts a conversation with his fellow curators of 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980, the Chicago-based John Corbett and Jim Dempsey.
Recent accomplishments by alumni from the classes of ’61, ‘76, ‘87, ’91,’03 and ’06, including a recognition for Michael Thomas ’09 (above).
Flavors of Catalonia
Join professor of art history, Katie Hauser, on an unforgettable journey to Catalonia, home to some of Spain's most delicious culinary treasures. The May 2019 journey will explore the diverse flavors and history of this unique Mediterranean seaside region.
As a service to classmates, here is a listing of deceased alumni and their online obituaries that Skidmore has recently learned of.