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Skidmore Cares

The Skidmore College community has joined together again to collect more than $13,000, 4,000 food items and 1,000 school supplies and personal care items to support nonprofit organizations through the Skidmore Cares community service program.


Students experience Africa through dance

A vibrant performance by music professor Ruth Opara’s African Drumming and Dance course transported Skidmore students to southeastern Nigeria, where Opara grew up.


Skidmore implementing a new smoke-free policy

Skidmore is a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus, effective Jan. 1, 2019.


Campus Notes

Nurcan Atalan-Helicke, associate professor of environmental studies and sciences, published an article in Gastronomica.


Sarah DiPasquale, assistant professor of dance, and Caroline Kelberman '17 published an article in Arts & Health.


A book by Matthew Hockenos, Harriet Johnson Toadvine ’56 Professor in 20th-Century History, was reviewed in The Wall Street Journal.


Evan Mack, teaching professor of music, has been named an Musical America Top 30 Professional of the Year.


June Paul, assistant professor of social work, received the Outstanding Social Work Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Society for Social Work and Research.


Skidmore Spotlight

Pat Choukeir

Pat Choukeir is senior project coordinator for the associate dean of the faculty for student academic affairs. She administers credit-bearing internships, student opportunity funding and the Honors Convocation.


CIS updates
Spa Specials


Skidmore Shop annual holiday deals

The annual holiday sale will be held today Thursday, Dec. 13, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Spin the wheel of discounts! Free prizes! Or shop online: Online purchases over $25 ship free through Dec. 20. Purchases under $25 ship for $5.


Networking luncheon

Human Resources invites employees to meet, greet and connect with other members of the Skidmore Community over lunch, Jan. 8, 2019, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.


Winter break jobs?

If your office will be hiring student workers over the break,


Skidmore winter baseball clinic

For ages 6-13, Tuesday and Wednesday Jan. 15-16, 6-8:30 p.m. Cost: $90.


Science on Tap

Corinne Moss-Racusin will discuss "The biases that blind us: how gender stereotypes limit opportunities for women in STEM" at Artisanal Brew Works, Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 6 p.m.


Winter Celebration

Skidmore faculty and staff are invited to a Winter Celebration Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 at the Saratoga Springs City Center. or call 518-580-5670.


Long-term parking for winter break

If you plan to leave your vehicle behind during winter break, it must be parked in Northwoods Lower Parking Lot and . If you will be on campus with your vehicle, you do not need to fill out the form.


Bread sale

A variety of fresh breads will be available for $4 a loaf, Friday, Dec. 14 in the Atrium Café, 3-5 p.m.

Campus Events

Here’s a sampling of major events this week.

December 6-14

10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Schick Art Gallery

Friday, Dec. 14

9 p.m.

Palamountain Hall, Davis Auditorium

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