Skidmore Cares continues through Friday, Dec. 10
Please join us in celebrating 16 consecutive years of generously supporting our local community through Skidmore Cares! Employees are encouraged to visit the Skidmore Cares webpage to learn about the community organizations we are supporting and to determine which donation item is assigned to your department. This week, drive or walk over to the tables that will be set up outside Williamson Sports Center and drop off your donations between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Hot chocolate, coffee, and cookies will be served each afternoon. Raffles will be held throughout the week.
Parking on Perimeter Road
The parking spaces parallel to Perimeter Road, from the Clinton Street entrance to the Sussman Roadway, are closed during the months of December through April to facilitate snow and ice removal.
Williamson Sports Center study week and winter break hours
Williamson Sports Center will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. from Monday, Dec. 13, through Friday, Dec. 17. It will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 18, through Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022. From Jan. 3 through Jan. 24, its hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Skidmore Softball Team Fundraiser
The softball team is holding a raffle to support its spring trip. Entries are $10, and the winner will take home a Yeti Tundra 45 cooler. You can purchase a ticket by sending your entry fee by Venmo @SkidmoreSoftball. Please be sure to include your name and phone number. The drawing will be on Wednesday, Dec. 15. Please contact Rinae Olsen for more information.
Updated Scribner Library Hours
The library will offer extended hours for the end of the semester. Its hours are 7:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday, Dec. 6, through Thursday, Dec. 9. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to midnight on Friday, Dec. 10, and 9 a.m. to midnight on Saturday, Dec. 11. On Sunday, Dec. 12, the library will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. From Monday, Dec. 13, through Wednesday, Dec. 15, hours are 7:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. The library will be closed to the public from 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, until 8:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2022.
Campus Master Planning Sessions
Thank you to all who participated in the Campus Master Planning update sessions with Ayers Saint Gross on Monday, Dec. 6. For those who were unable to attend, recordings of each session are now posted on the Campus Master Planning webpage (under “presentations”). A Skidmore login is required. A survey is also now posted there, so that those who view the recordings but were unable to attend the sessions can also provide the same feedback. In addition, due to the power outage on Monday afternoon, a makeup session will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16. Zoom information will be shared soon.
Library Book Club
The Library Book Club will be meeting via Zoom from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9. 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. You can check our page for more info.
Interlibrary Loan Materials are due Monday, Dec. 13
Please return all interlibrary books before leaving campus. You may still submit article and book chapter requests. Please contact Interlibrary Loan for more information.
New student-curated exhibition, ‘More Than You Notice,’ opens at the Tang
“More Than You Notice: Photographic Reflections of Humanity and Socialization,” an exhibition of photography from the Tang collection related to ideas in the new Bridge Experience course Power, Privilege, and Oppression: Advancing Social Justice, will be on view in the Payne Room from Thursday, Dec. 9, through Sunday, Dec. 12. Students in the course taught by Assistant Professor of Social Work June Paul organized the exhibition and will give a presentation at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9. Contact Olivia Cammisa-Frost for more information.
Tang Holiday Bazaar
The Tang Student Advisory Council invites members of the Skidmore community to come in person on Friday, Dec. 10, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. for the Tang Holiday Bazaar, a marketplace for Skidmore students to sell a variety of wares, including art, jewelry, clothing, pottery, and more. Contact Olivia Cammisa-Frost for more information.
Save the date: Annual sportswear sale
The annual sportswear sale will be held in the rec gym (lower level) in the Williamson Sports Center, Monday, Dec. 13, between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Please contact Sherry Ankeny, head equipment manager, for more information.
Reimagining Representation presents “Collected Narrative,” a student exhibition featuring independent and collaborative projects addressing social, racial, and environmental justice, identity, and the positionality of artists from the fall 2021 cohort from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, and Thursday, Dec. 9, in the Schick Gallery.
Planning Spring Events and Media Services Assistance
As you plan for spring semester events, please remember to reach out to Media Services when requesting technical assistance. Hybrid capabilities and virtual events add a layer of complexity that is best served by additional consultation, planning, and lead time. To help you determine what type of event to request (Zoom meeting, Zoom webinar, or livestreamed event), please refer to the Requesting Technical Support for Events website. Once you know what your needs are, please submit a request for media assistance through EMS, or contact us directly for a consultation. Contact Beth DuPont for more information.
Missed our holiday sale and need some last-minute gifts? Come check out our clearance section and take 30% off of the original price. Also, enjoy 20% off of our Northshire Bookstore selection.
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