News, updates, and announcements from Skidmore College

Skidmore College

Weekly Bulletin

President Philip A. Glotzbach

Philip A. Glotzbach

Community Update

President Philip A. Glotzbach and members of his cabinet provided updates about a bustling period at the College, which has included the Campus Campaign kickoff event, Celebration Weekend, the groundbreaking for the Center for Integrated Sciences and the dedication of the new Valentine Boathouse.


Skidmore News

Celebration Weekend 2018

It was a highly anticipated weekend featuring a variety of fun, free, family-friendly events on campus and in the Saratoga Springs area. From groundbreakings and dedications to vibrant music and art exhibitions; cheering on the Thoroughbreds from the sidelines and moments relaxing among the changing leaves; s'(kid)mores in hand and spectacular fireworks above – it was a weekend to remember.


Groundbreaking for the CIS

Skidmore College celebrated the groundbreaking for its Center for Integrated Sciences with a visit from author and scientist, Neil Shubin.


Career Jam 2018

Career Jam, the Career Development Center’s largest on-campus networking event, is a highly anticipated occasion for career connections and conversations.


Skidmore's Tang Teaching Museum has received first prize in the 2018 American Alliance of Museums Publications Design Competition for the publication Accelerate.


The field hockey team is heading to the Liberty League semifinals after a 1-0 win over Ithaca College. The Thoroughbreds face the Yellowjackets at the University of Rochester Oct. 31.


Campus Notes

Please join us Nov. 5-8 for Skidmore Speaks, a series of provocative conversations about the meaning and bounds of freedom of speech. The series is presented by the Office of the Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs, the Office of the President, and The Tang Teaching Museum. .

David Domozych, professor of biology, offered a seminar at the University of California, Davis.


Deb Hall, associate professor of art, will be exhibiting at South Shore Art Center in November.


Music by Evan Mack, teaching professor of music, premiered at the Skidmore Faculty Gala and was performed by the Schenectady Symphony. He also received a commission for a new opera.


Denise Smith, professor of health and physiological sciences, and Andrea Wilkinson, project manager, were mentioned in an article about Skidmore's First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory.


Ian Berry, Dayton Director of the Tang Teaching Museum, was interviewed WAMC's "Roundtable."


Mimi Hellman, associate professor and chair in the Department of Art History, was quoted in an Associated Press article.




Skidmore Spotlight

Lori Acee

Lori Acee works as an assistant to the director of the Scribner Library, Marta Brunner. In her current role, she says no two days are alike. "I have been blessed to have worked with tremendous directors in the library, who have helped me grow professionally and personally in so many ways."


Save the date: Skidmore Cares

Join us to celebrate 13 years of gathering to give! Connect with Skidmore colleagues and families and add your contribution to the sleigh on Friday, Dec. 7. Open house 3 to 7:30 p.m., Scribner House, 791 North Broadway.

CIS Updates
Spa Specials


Art supply sale

The Skidmore Shop’s art supply sale will take place Thursday, Oct. 25, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 26, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. For every $50 spent in art supplies, you will receive a $10 discount.


News, truth and digital media

Rex Smith, editor of Albany's Times Union newspaper and frequent contributor to WAMC's "The Media Project,” will speak Monday, Oct. 29, 6-8 p.m. in Davis Auditorium.


Staff Advisory Group welcomes Kelli Johnson

Johnson will speak about the Opportunity Program and answer questions. Bring your lunch; light refreshments will be served. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 12-1 p.m., Filene room 119.


Kids Night Out starts Friday, Nov. 2

Kids Night Out is an opportunity for kids to enjoy recreational activities some at Skidmore College. , baseball coach at 518-580-5380.


Employee benefits fair and open enrollment

Skidmore employees are invited to easy, on-the-spot enrollment for 2019 benefits on Monday, Nov. 6, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Murray-Aikins, second floor. Flu shots and confidential biometric screenings are available. Meet Skidmore benefit vendors and participate in a door prize raffle.


Thanksgiving baskets to benefit EOC

The Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council is our local Community Action Program. We expect over 800 families will receive holiday baskets.


2019 winter break jobs on campus in your department?

If you know you will be hiring, I am happy to put some terrific international students in touch with you!

Campus Events

Friday, Oct. 19 through Nov. 28

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Schick Art Gallery


Thursday, Oct. 25

6-8 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum/Art Gallery, Payne Room


Thursday, Oct. 25

7 p.m.

Zankel Music Center


Friday, Oct. 26

3-4 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Wachenheim Gallery


Friday, Oct. 26

5-6:30 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum


Saturday, Oct. 27

10 a.m.-1 p.m.


Saturday, Oct. 27

2-3:30 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room

Sunday, Oct. 28

2 p.m.

Zankel Music Center


Tuesday, Oct. 30

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Ladd Hall 206


Tuesday, Oct. 30

6-8 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Malloy Wing


Thursday, Nov. 1

3-4:30 p.m.

Surrey Williamson Inn


Thursday, Nov. 1

7-10 p.m.

Palamountain Hall, Emerson Auditorium


Friday, Nov. 2

7 p.m.

Zankel Music Center


Saturday, Nov. 3

2-3:30 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room

Please email your announcements and FSA to the .

Prepared and distributed by the Office of Communications and Marketing


Creative Thought Matters