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Civic Engagement

The Skidmore Strategic Plan

We will prepare every Skidmore student to make the choices required of an informed, responsible citizen at home and in the world.

Faces of Community Engagement


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Civic Engagement at Skidmore

  • Mt+McGregor+prison
    Justice and rehabilitation, inequity and immobility, and other complex issues of mass incarceration in America are themes in a faculty-student project that's part of a national traveling show.
    Sep 21 2017
  • When Rula Issa ‘17 came to the United States in 1998 seeking refuge from the conflicts in Bosnia and Herzegovina, she was warmly welcomed by Americans who sought to help her and her family assimilate to America and settle comfortably in their new home.
    Dec 22 2016
  • Smart+City
    Saratoga's Smart City Commission -- working on downtown amenities such as public wi-fi, broadband in underserved neighborhoods, and parking apps -- got help from Skidmore business students this summer.
    Jul 27 2016
  • 0705-biz-ambass-Balzer-et-al-feat
    "How do I spell entrepreneurship?" asked a local fifth-grader during a school visit by Skidmore business-major ambassadors.
    Jul 6 2016
  • Saratoga+Mentoring
    "My family life is tough," admits a Saratoga teen, but a long-term mentoring relationship with a Skidmore student has brought stability, hope, and plans for college.
    May 18 2016