SEFCU Skidmore branch reopening
The SEFCU (credit union) branch on campus will reopen on Aug. 30. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The branch, which does not close for lunch, is located between the Dining Hall and Jonsson Tower. All students, faculty, and staff, as well as their immediate family members, are eligible to be members. For more information, stop by the branch, contact branch staff by email, or call 800-727-3328.
Fall 2021 vegetable CSA shares now available
9 Miles East Farm will be delivering freshly harvested vegetables and herbs to subscribers in the Skidmore community for 12 consecutive Fridays starting Sept. 3. Shares are available by subscription only. Sign up online. Joining a CSA is a great way to support the local farm community. There are only 100 shares available for the entire campus community, so sign up now. Contact the farm by email for more information.
International Friendship Family Program is recruiting
Student Academic Services is recruiting new and returning International Friendship Family Program (IFFP) hosts for the fall. Moving forward, host families will be limited to Skidmore faculty and staff. Even just a little of your time, knowledge, and friendship would make a huge difference in the lives of our newest international students. To become a returning or new host, please complete this sign-up form and return it to Chloe Jaleel, or feel free to direct questions to her as well.
Curator’s Tour of ‘Ellsworth Kelly: Postcards’
Join Dayton Director Ian Berry at noon on Thursday, Aug. 26, for a curator’s tour of “Ellsworth Kelly: Postcards.” This event is free and open to the public. Contact Olivia Cammisa-Frost with any questions.
Lunchtime Crochet: Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef
Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara hosts an online lunchtime drop-in crocheting session from noon to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 1. Join at your leisure to crochet and chat as we create corals for the “Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef.” Open to everyone, and all skill levels are welcome. For more information, contact Rebecca McNamara.
Save the date: Fox-Adler Lecture
Join us at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, in Gannett Auditorium. New Orleans-based author Michael Tisserand will speak on George Herriman and his famous comic strip “Krazy Kat,” syndicated in newspapers. Tisserand is the author of “Krazy: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White” (2016), the first full-length biography of a cartoonist who lived his life on America’s color line; Herriman was of African American descent, but his prominent Creole family hid their racial identity. Tisserand will illuminate the artist’s insights into American culture through the comic strip. He will share his original research into Herriman’s family history and interviews conducted with Herriman’s surviving friends and family.
Test of public notification system
Campus Safety will be conducting a test of the on-campus siren, public address system, and Skidmore Urgent Notification System (SUNS) Systems tomorrow, Thursday, Aug. 26, at 11 a.m. If you do not get a message at that time and believe you are signed up to receive one, please contact Campus Safety. Employees who have not yet signed up for SUNS can sign up online.
Want an iPad Pro for only $599? Now is your chance to get a 2020 iPad Pro with 256GB of storage. Offer ends Friday, Aug. 27, at 3:30 p.m. To buy, contact Doug Chang at 518-580-5491. Flash sales are ineligible with any other promotions.
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