About Scope    Editor’s Mailbox    Back Issues    Skidmore Home

Fall 2002

- - - - - - - - - -





On campus

Faculty focus



Arts on view

Alumni affairs
and development

Class notes



High goals

Anne Palamountain, former Skidmore first lady, awards the Palamountain Cup to the winning polo team—while helping raise some $170,000 for Skidmore’s Palamountain Scholarship Fund. This year the annual “polo lunch” benefit, co-chaired by restaurateur Stephen Sullivan ’78 and artist Jill Fishon-Kovachick ’81, was moved to the cooler evening hours, much to the delight of humans and horses alike. Along with world-class polo, the 500 benefactors and guests enjoyed live music, an auction, a raffle—and the opportunity to be part of the gala Saratoga summer season.

Skidmore seniors need your help!

College seniors face an extremely challenging job market:

  • Unemployment for the 20- to 24-year-old age range is currently at 12 percent.

  • Over 3.46 million people are collecting unemployment benefits.

  • Skidmore job listings dropped over 30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2001.

  • The number of employers recruiting at Skidmore has also dropped significantly.

There are several ways you can help:

Further details about our complete array of recruiting options are available online at www.skidmore.edu/administration/career/emp.htm.

For more information, contact Shelly McMahon, recruiting coordinator:
e-mail mimcmaho@skidmore.edu, phone 518-580-5790, fax 518-580-5799.


© 2002 Skidmore College