Class of 2020 Commencement Celebration
At long last, nearly 300 members of the Class of 2020 and their families will return to campus June 3 and 4 to reunite with each other and Skidmore during a wonderful weekend of activities. Faculty and staff are invited to attend two events planned for the special occasion: a lunch in Murray-Aikins Dining Hall from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on Friday, June 3, and a Celebration Ceremony from 2 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, in Arthur Zankel Music Center. The program will also be livestreamed in Filene Recital Hall. Please register by May 31.
Fiscal Year-End Reminders from Financial Services
Please review these detailed guidelines ahead of the close of the fiscal year on May 31. You are encouraged to submit expense reimbursements, invoices for payment, and related items in advance of the deadlines. As a reminder, all transactions are now handled through Oracle Cloud.
SWB summer publication schedule
From June 1 through Aug. 24, the Bulletin will be published biweekly and distributed to faculty and staff only. It will also be posted online. The Faculty-Staff Achievements section will not be published over the summer. SWB will resume weekly publication (with Faculty-Staff Achievements) on Aug. 31. Biweekly issues of SWB will be published June 1, 15, and 29; July 13 and 27; and Aug. 10 and 24. The deadline for submission is Monday at noon. To submit an announcement or for inquiries, please contact email@example.com.
Skidmore Community Rowing starts June 6
Skidmore Community Rowing is offering several programs starting May 24. SCR Adult Learn to Row: Learn the basics of rowing under the guidance of the Skidmore Rowing staff. Join us for six sessions starting May 24 and become proficient in the basics of rowing. If you are unable to make it during this time, email Coach Manny to discuss your options. The cost is $125. SCR Adult Programming: Our traditional Adult LTR starts June 6. With an emphasis on fitness and technique, work out three or four times a week on Fish Creek in a supportive and welcoming environment. SCR is $580. No experience is necessary for either program.
Center for Leadership, Teaching, and Learning
The Scholarly and Creative Endeavors (SCE) group will continue to meet throughout the summer. Have lunch with folks outside Case Center or participate via Zoom. June Paul and Ruth McAdams will facilitate a group from noon to 1 p.m. each Tuesday, from May 31 through July 1. Aarathi Prasad and Lia Ball will facilitate from noon to 1 p.m. during the second summer session each Tuesday, from July 5 through Aug. 5.
Reunion Student Assistant Positions
The Office of Alumni Relations and College Events has temporary job openings for students (16 to 23 years old) for two Alumni Reunion Weekends, June 2-5 and June 10-12. Please apply online by May 31. Contact Janis Petroski for more information.
The Skidmore Shop will be closed the week of May 23. It will reopen on Tuesday, May 31.
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