Open house tours at The Center
Students, staff, and faculty are invited to open house tours of The Center from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 24, through Friday, Oct. 8. Learn about the vision and mission of The Center, as well as ways in which you can get involved. Drop by The Center (located on the second floor of Case Center across from the Office of Campus Life and Engagement) during a two-hour window. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, each tour is limited to 60 participants. RSVP online.
Blood Drive and Dedication in Memory of Lilly Kishore '21
The College will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, in the Williamson Sports Center IM/Dance Gym. Please consider donating blood in memory of recent Skidmore graduate Lilly Kishore '21. To schedule an appointment, go to redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code SKIDMORE.
The blood drive will be followed by a dedication in Lilly's honor at 4:30 p.m. on the Williamson Sports Center Walkway.
Employee Fitness Classes are back!
Williamson Sports Center is offering a 10-week employee fitness program for $50. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited to current employees. Classes start the week of Sept. 20. Class descriptions and the schedule are available online. Please register online and submit this payroll deduction form to Lacey Largeteau in the Williamson Sports Center or send her a check made out to Skidmore College.
Thoroughbred Society recognition ceremony
Faculty, coaches, staff, and administrators are encouraged to join us in celebrating the academic achievement of our student-athletes at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23, in the lobby of the Williamson Sports Center.
Save the date: Presidential Inauguration
Skidmore will celebrate the inauguration of its eighth president, Marc C. Conner, on Saturday, Oct. 16. Further event details will follow.
Skidmore Encore returns live online this fall!
The popular lecture series Skidmore Encore returns lectures each Tuesday morning from Oct. 12 through Nov. 9. Details are available on the Encore schedule webpage. Registration is open and is free for those who register using a valid Skidmore email address; the fee is $95 for all others. Please contact Coleen Stephenson for more information.
Freirich Entrepreneurship Competition
The Freirich Entrepreneurship Competition was established by Kenneth A. Freirich ’90 to foster entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity among Skidmore students. All Skidmore students are invited to attend an information session at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28, under the Upper South Park tent. Snacks will be provided. More information is available on the Freirich Entrepreneurship Competition website or by contacting College Events.
The Writing Center is open
The Writing Center offers support for all student writers, in every class year, and at every skill level. Hours (by appointment only) are noon to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. English Language Learner Specialist Thad Niles is available to work with those whose first language is not English.
2023 OCSE Travel Seminars
OCSE is excited to invite individual faculty, faculty teams, or faculty and staff teams to submit proposals for short-term, faculty-led Travel Seminars for January, March, or summer of 2023. Proposals are due Dec. 1. Please contact Emily Gaul for more information.
The Skidmore men’s soccer team is off to a 5-1 start, including a 2-1 road win over Liberty League rival Union College. The Thoroughbreds host Hobart College on Sept. 25 at 2 p.m. in a key league match-up. The team’s defense has allowed only two goals through the first six game with four shutouts.
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