HVAC systems being converted to winter
The College has begun the process of
converting its HVAC systems from summer to winter mode. The
main chillers are now offline and air conditioning is no
longer available for those spaces serviced by them. Some
cooling is possible by using outside air under certain
conditions. Please direct any questions to Facilities at
The women�s volleyball team is home
for two key Liberty League contests this weekend. Skidmore
hosts Clarkson at 7 p.m. Friday and St. Lawrence at 2 p.m.
Saturday at Williamson Sports Center. Read
more on the Skidmore Athletics website.
Skidmore Shop is partnering with Northshire
Bookstore to offer anyone with a Skidmore ID card 10% off
at Northshire�s downtown Saratoga Springs location. Just
present your Skidmore ID at the register. This discount cannot
be applied on top of any other
Award-winning author Mary Gaitskill
will deliver the Frances Steloff lecture at 8 p.m. Tuesday,
Oct. 15, in the Tang Teaching Museum.
"The Harvest" black box
"The Harvest" by Samuel D. Hunter,
directed by Artist-in-Residence John Michael DiResta, will be
performed at 8 p.m. Oct. 18-24 in the Janet Kinghorn Bernhard
can be purchased online.
Fall Skidmore Research
Feryaz Ocakli, associate professor of
political science, will speak about �Authoritarianism Through
Elections: Party Strategies and Regime Change in Turkey� at
5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, on the second floor of
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall. The presentation will be followed
by a brief discussion period and dinner. RSVP to Jennifer
Enhance your financial
The Live More, Skidmore worksite
wellness program is rolling out the Penny
Counter Challenge, a six-week program that encourages
financial well-being by helping participants track and
categorize their spending and make desired adjustments. The
challenge will run from Wednesday, Oct. 16, through Tuesday,
Nov. 26. Register by Monday, Oct. 14.
"Bringing Back the
Mace Vaughan, co-director of the
Pollinator Program at the Xerces Society for Invertebrate
Conservation and author of �Attracting Native Pollinators,�
will speak about �Bringing Back the Pollinators: How Farmers,
Gardeners, Cities, and Schools Can Join the Global Effort to
Save Biodiversity� at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in Filene
Ensemble Connect, a group of young
professional classical musicians based out of Carnegie Hall,
celebrates its 13th year at Skidmore with a concert at 7 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 18, in Zankel Music Center. For
tickets, visit the Zankel website.
The Filene Scholars Concert will
feature the 2019 winners of the Skidmore Filene Music
Scholarship at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in Zankel Music
Center. The concert is free and open to the
MDOCS represented at Adirondack Film
Three of the films that will be
screened during this year�s Adirondack
Film Festival Oct. 17-20 in Glens Falls were created by
Skidmore students or recent alums and fellows of MDOCS� summer
residency program, the Storytellers� Institute. Skidmore
screening times begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct.
Karen Ho, professor of anthropology at
the University of Minnesota, will speak on "Wall Street
Financial Culture, Market Crises, and the Rise in Inequality"
at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in Davis Auditorium in Palamountain
Skidmore wins workplace
Skidmore was recently honored by MVP
Health Care with a 2019 Workplace Well-Being Platinum
Achievement award for demonstrating a strong commitment to
improving the health and well-being of its employees through
workplace wellness programs. For more on wellness at Skidmore,
the Live More, Skidmore website.