Reunion 2019 and other news and announcements from Skidmore College

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Reunion 2019

Alumni gathered to reminisce, create new Skidmore memories and enjoy all that campus and Saratoga Springs have to offer, including art exhibitions, tours and a spectacular fireworks display.


A Bandersnatcher for life

Clubs matter at Skidmore. As Terence Durrant II '19 can attest, "Social life here is about sharing passions and being more creative or driven together."


Summer at Skidmore


a film by Catherine Gund followed by a conversation with Elizabeth Streb, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 6, Tang Teaching Museum


, 8 p.m. Thursday, June 6, Zankel Music Center


, 6 p.m. Friday, June 7, Filene Hall


, 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 10, Zankel Music Center



Who’s on campus:

Skidmore’s Summer Dance Residency with Elizabeth Streb, June 2-22
Skidmore’s Summer Theater Workshop with SITI Company and Anne Bogart, June 2-29
Counseling Center of New York Conference, June 5-7
New York State Defenders Association Conference, June 8-14
Mostly Modern Music Festival, June 8-29 


Faculty-Staff Achievements

Jordana Dym, professor of history, delivered a keynote lecture and led a workshop.


William Lewis, professor of philosophy, published a blog.


Emily Marcason-Tolmie, director of prospect management, research and analytics in the Office of Advancement, earned a master’s degree.


Adam Wald ’94, senior assistant director of the Skidmore Fund, received an Outstanding Service Award during Reunion Weekend.


Marketa Wolfe, associate professor of economics, presented a paper at a recent conference.



from faculty and staff related to professional accomplishments and scholarly endeavors.

Skidmore Spotlight

Meet Pat Poirier

Patricia Poirier works as coordinator for biographical records in the Office of Advancement, maintaining the database for alumni, parents, friends and other partners.


Dining Services

The Spa is open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday this summer. Breakfast is served from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Lunch, which includes a salad bar, soup, full deli menu and grill menu, is served from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Weather permitting, a $5.99 pop-up grill menu is offered and includes a choice of burger, hot dog, chicken breast or veggie burger with two sides and a drink.


Burgess Café is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.


The Dining Hall serves breakfast from 7 to 9:30 a.m., lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and dinner from 5 to 7:30 p.m.



Thoroughbred Cup Golf Tournament

A few openings remain for the on Saturday, June 22, at Saratoga National. There will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m., followed by the Awards Reception and dinner under the Blue Stone Tent at Saratoga National. The event has become a crucial fundraiser for Thoroughbred Athletics.


MDOCS Storytellers' Institute

For the month of June, the Storytellers’ Institute’s fellows are working on independent projects for this year’s theme of Sponsored by MDOCS, it is a five-week residency at Skidmore. Public presentations of current or past work are included in the 2019 from June 6-9.


Summer Scholarly Creative Endeavors

will continue every Tuesday through the summer. Lia Ball will lead the group in June and Corinne Moss-Racusin will lead it in July. Meet in the lobby of the Dining Hall at noon.


Microsoft Excel: Beyond the Basics

LEDS: Learning Experience Design & Digital Scholarship Support will host two three-hour sessions of intermediate Excel in Scribner Library, room 118, on Thursday, June 6. .


Skidmore Shop

Get ready for Father’s Day (Sunday, June 16) with the Skidmore Shop. It’s a one-stop shop for dad mugs, hats, shirts, ties, glassware and cards. Also, the Shop offers a variety of Apple products at lower education pricing to the Skidmore community. For more information, .

Campus Events

Here’s a sampling of major events this week.

Thursday, June 6

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Scribner Library 113


Friday, June 7

11:45 a.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room


Friday, June 7

4:30 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room

Saturday, June 8

10 a.m.

Tang Teaching Museum, Payne Room


Saturday, June 8

1, 1:30, 3, and 3:30 p.m.

Tang Teaching Museum

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