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Skidmore's own fall classic Celebration Weekend a hit
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Skidmore's own fall classic

About 600 families of students, plus scores of alumni volunteers and others, flocked to campus for Skidmore’s annual Celebration Weekend in October.

The Friends of Skidmore Athletics held its sixth annual benefit banquet and Hall of Fame inductions, featuring speaker Chris Henry ’91, the NFL’s director of player development. The conversation with President Philip Glotzbach drew a throng of parents as usual, the pumpkincarving contest pulled in would-be sculptors of all ages, faculty-led seminars reawakened the old student in everybody, and the 5K run attracted outdoor types from spandex-clad athletes to dog-walking saunterers. Thoroughbred teams were playing, the Hudson River was being explored at the Tang Museum, and student performers wowed a huge crowd “under the big top” in the main gym. Among the newer offerings was a “zero-year reunion” for the Class of ’09, featuring a concert by classmate Lyle Divinsky and gatherings at downtown pubs Desperate Annie’s and the Tin & Lint. —SR

Stacey Mattison photos   
Helping the T' breds beat Union   
Carolyn Raider 10 photos   
Say cheese!   
Korlarp Suwachangkul 10 photo   
"Under the Big Top," student performing groups rock the house.   
Stacey Mattison, Carolyn Raider 10 photos   
Left: Winning entries in the "Creative Thought Matters" pumpkin-carving contest. Right: Crafty fun for all ages at the Tang Museum