Title IX: Anonymous Reporting and Social Media
At 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, via Zoom, as part of the College’s ongoing efforts to educate and raise awareness about confidential support resources and policies around Title IX and reporting sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking (collectively known as sexual- and gender-based misconduct or SGBM), Title IX Coordinator Joel Aure and Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Student Affairs Gabriela Melillo will be co-facilitating an information session about the steps that are taken when the Title IX Office is made aware of an anonymous or identifiable SGBM report either directly or through social media. The information session can be accessed through this link. Please contact the Title IX coordinator at email@example.com with any questions.
Skidmore looks forward to welcoming the families of Skidmore students to Celebration Weekend 2021, from Oct. 15 through 17. The complete weekend schedule can be found on the Celebration Weekend website.
Celebration Weekend parking lot closures
A portion of Palamountain parking lot will be closed beginning the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 12, through Monday, Oct. 18. Cones will be placed in an area near the main entrance of Palamountain on Tuesday evening.
Glotzbach Presidential Portrait Dedication and Honorary Degree Presentations
Join President Marc C. Conner and the Board of Trustees for the unveiling of the portrait of President Emeritus Philip A. Glotzbach at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, in Gannett Auditorium. Overflow seating will be available in Emerson Auditorium. During this gathering, honorary degrees will also be presented to President Emeritus Glotzbach and Marie B. Glotzbach in recognition of their service to the College. The event will also be livestreamed. A reception will follow in a tent in Palamountain parking lot.
Skidmore College cordially invites all members of the Skidmore community to a weekend of events celebrating the inauguration of Marc C. Conner as the College’s eighth president. A combination of in-person and virtual events will be held to mark this time-honored tradition that recognizes the College's profound academic mission, proud history, and exciting future. A full schedule of Inaugural and Celebration Weekend events, along with detailed information, is available on the Inauguration website.
Celebration Weekend fireworks
A fireworks display will take place over Haupt Pond on Saturday, Oct. 16, at 9 p.m. All are welcome to view this outdoor event.
New exhibition, “Lauren Kelley: Location Scouting,” opens at the Tang
The Tang Teaching Museum announces the opening of “Lauren Kelley: Location Scouting,” on Saturday, Oct. 16. In the fourth exhibition in a series that invites an artist to re-imagine what a community space in the museum can be, Lauren Kelley will reshape the mezzanine by combining meditations on travel with snapshots of everyday life in her drawings, sculpture, and stop-motion animation videos. The two-year project will transform over time, with guest-artist collaborations and a new animation created by the artist and Skidmore Students. For more information, visit the Tang website.
Tang hours extended for Celebration Weekend
The Tang Teaching Museum announces special hours for Celebration Weekend. The museum will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, and Saturday, Oct. 16, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17. For more information, visit the Tang website.
Scribner Library Book Club
The Scribner Library Book Club is a non-traditional book club that encourages attendees to “show and tell” a book they’ve read with the group. The group’s next gathering will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, via Zoom. Check the Book Club’s webpage for more information.
Library Book Sale – Celebration Weekend
Scribner Library will hold its annual Celebration Weekend book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16. Masks will be required. All proceeds go to the library’s Patty A. Weller fund, which was established in memory of a long-term, cherished employee. The fund is used toward the Patty Weller Prize, an annual monetary gift given to two senior student workers who consistently demonstrate superior work, reliability, and a good attitude throughout their tenure in the library. If you have books you would like to donate to the sale, please bring them to the Circulation Desk on Thursday, Oct. 14.
Ensemble Connect celebrates its 15th year at Skidmore
Ensemble Connect, a group of the finest young professional classical musicians based out of Carnegie Hall, is celebrating its 15th year at Skidmore with a performance at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, in Zankel Music Center. Presented by the Music Department and the Office of Special Programs, the concert is free and open to the public — to both virtual and in-person audiences. Register in advance to secure tickets.
Skidmore Theater’s Fall Black Box Production: John Proctor Is the Villain
Join us at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, through Wednesday, Oct. 27, or at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23, for this production written by Kimberly Belflower and directed by John Michael DiResta. Tickets are free, and capacity is very limited. Tickets may be reserved here.
Call for Alumni Award Nominations
From now until Nov. 5, faculty and staff are welcome to nominate alumni for recognition awards. Please visit the website for award descriptions and criteria, as well as the nomination form. Questions? Contact Megan Mercier, director of alumni and volunteer engagement.
Discounted Gore season passes
A corporate discount for season passes to Gore Mountain is available for Skidmore employees through Dec. 8. You can find information about pass options and submit your request to purchase online.
The men’s soccer team is home this weekend for a pair of key Liberty League contests. The Thoroughbreds take on Ithaca College at 4 p.m. Friday and RIT at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Skidmore is 6-4-1 overall and 1-2-1 in league play. Ithaca (6-4-3, 4-0 Liberty League) and RIT (7-2-3, 2-0-2) are both unbeaten in league play. Read more >>
The Skidmore Shop team is looking forward to Celebration Weekend, Oct. 15-17. Shop hours that weekend will be 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. With every purchase of $50 or more, shoppers will receive a free Skidmore mug — while supplies last. Can’t make it to campus? Skidmoreshop.com will be offering free shipping from Friday, Oct. 15, through Sunday Oct. 17.
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