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Skidmore Cares

The annual Skidmore Cares Open House will take place 3-7:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7 at Scribner House.



Brandon Borges

"Years ago, if someone told me I was going to play hockey at Skidmore, I wouldn't have believed them for a second. Because I'm a first-generation college student and opportunities like this didn't seem possible."


Top photos from study abroad experiences

Myriad memories were captured by Skidmore students who studied abroad this past year. View nine top photos from Skidmore's 2018 Off-Campus Study and Exchanges photo contest.


Members of President Philip A. Glotzbach’s Cabinet cordially invite members of the Skidmore community to their open office hours. . Come meet Cabinet members, discuss ideas and ask questions. No appointment is needed.

Save on shipping with the Skidmore Shop

Through Thursday, Dec. 20, all online purchases over $25 ship free. Purchases under $25 ship for $5.


Join us for our annual Holiday Sale Wednesday, Dec. 12 and Thursday, Dec. 13. Spin the wheel of discounts and win prizes!


Textbook buyback: Exchange your textbooks for cash, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.– 5 p.m.

Campus Notes

Sarah DiPasquale, assistant professor of dance, and Kathryn Baustian, visiting assistant professor of anthropology, published scholarly articles.


Paul Arciero, professor in the Department of Health and Human Physiological Sciences; Mary Lou Bates, vice president and dean of admissions and financial aid; Mary-Kate Donovan, assistant professor of Spanish, David Karp, professor of sociology and director of the Project on Restorative Justice; and Levi Rogers, director of sustainability programs and assessment, were featured in various media outlets.



Skidmore Spotlight

Meet Margo Theobald

Margo Theobald works as an administrative assistant for the offices of Foundation and Corporate Relations and Leadership Gifts in the Office of Advancement. .


CIS updates
Spa Specials


Bread Sale

Freshly baked breads are available for $4 a loaf on a first-come, first-served basis Friday, Nov. 30 in the Atrium Café, 3-5 p.m.


Leonard Bernstein at 100: The Humanitarian and Social Critic

The finale program includes the magnificent “West Side Story” suite, “Candide” Overture and a rare performance of Songfest,


Entrepreneurial Artist exhibition

Emerging artists explore personal narratives and the human experience at The Gallery at 70 Beekman Street, on Friday, Dec. 7, 6-8 p.m.


Liberty League basketball doubleheader

Skidmore faces Vassar in the first Liberty League home games on Wednesday, Dec. 12.


Harry Potter theme dinner

Join the fun Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, 5-7:30 p.m.


Student study baskets

The Skidmore women's tennis team is to send to Skidmore students as they study for finals Dec. 13-16.


2019 Storytellers’ Institute

, a five-week residency at Skidmore College in June 2019.


Entertainment 2019 Books on sale

For sale at The Greenberg Child Care Center. or call at ext. 5696.

Campus Events

Here’s a sampling of major events this week.

Nov. 29-30 and Dec. 1-2

Jane Kinghorn Bernhard Theater


Friday, Nov. 30

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room


Saturday, Dec. 1

2-3:30 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room


Saturday, Dec. 1

8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor


Sunday, Dec. 2

2 p.m.

Zankel Music Center


Sunday, Dec. 2

7 p.m.

Zankel Music Center


Monday, Dec. 3

7 p.m.

Zankel Music Center

Tuesday, Dec. 4

7 p.m.

Zankel Music Center


Thursday, Dec. 6

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Schick Art Gallery


Thursday, Dec. 6

7-9 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room


Friday, Dec. 7

3:30-5:30 p.m.

Palamountain Hall, Gannett Auditorium


Friday, Dec. 7

8-9:45 p.m.

Dance Center Dance Theater


Saturday, Dec. 8

2-3:45 p.m.

Dance Center, Dance Theater


Saturday, Dec. 8

7 p.m.

Zankel Music Center

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