In November 2000, Lili Loveday ’80 participated in four concerts to showcase musical work by former Skidmore computing staffer Stan McGaughey. The project was made possible by a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts.
Eric Morse ’96 was named vice president of marketing and communications for the U.S. region of CIBC World Markets in December 2000. He has served in similar positions at Fleet Financial Group and CIBC Oppenheimer.
Thia Hamilton ’97 accepted the position of deputy director of “Women Work! The National Network for Women’s Employment” in Washington, DC.
Rebecca Rabideau ’98 has been pursuing an M.F.A at SUNY-Brockport. In November 2000, Rebecca choreographed and performed her thesis project, entitled “Hitosashi,” at the Hartwell Dance Theater.
Cheryl Jenks ’99 has been appointed to the position of biology technician in the school of Science at Siena College, Loudonville, NY. She is responsible for the support of the biology professors and their labs, as well as the supervision of work-study students.
Michael Dudley ’00 was the exhibiting artist at Border’s bookstore in Saratoga Springs in November. The exhibit was part of the Saratoga County Arts Council’s “First Thursday” program and featured 22 of his scenic oil paintings. Michael is represented by the Phidias Art Gallery of Troy, NY.
After 22 years as a paralegal, Cathy McDowell ’00 has accepted a position as a vocational counselor at the Eleanor Young Clinic in Albany, NY, which offers treatment, housing, and employment training to clients in recovery. Cathy runs discussion groups on anger management, conflict resolution, values and beliefs, parenting relationships, and communication skills. She sends a special thanks to Skidmore’s Peg Tacardon, her faculty advisor, “for opening this door for me.”