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SKIDMORE COLLEGE
Visualizing VIS
Project VIS,
with
initial support from a
three-year Mellon Foun-
dation grant, works to
enhance visual literacy
across the campus, in-
cluding the funding of
two fellows to teach and
mentor students, faculty,
and staff.
MDOCS
is the John B.
Moore Documentary Studies
Collaborative, offering:
classes and workshops
internships
Skidmore Saratoga
Memory Project
Storytellers’ Institute
Visual Literacy
Forum
sponsors events
and experiences to advance
visual literacy, especially
helping faculty members
learn web design, video, and
other skills to incorporate
them into their teaching.
Media and Film
Studies
is an academic
minor for developing under-
standing and critical analysis
skills in interpreting media,
as well as facility in the use
of current and emerging
media communications.
Scribner Library 113
is a shared media center and
lab with hardware, software,
and coaching services to
support video, audio, and
related projects.
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT:
Retired IT staffer Leo Geoffrion tells tales
of Skidmore past; the
60 Years Young
crew
presents its work for the senior center; here’s
lookin’ at you lookin’ at me lookin’ at you;
doughty documentarians work in the great
outdoors; radio specialist Ann Hepperman
guests at the Storytellers’ Institute.
Interview and speaker: Jesse Wakeman; presenters and camera group: Jordana Dym
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