SWB summer publication schedule
The next issue of the Bulletin will be published Wednesday, June 29. The Bulletin will be published biweekly and distributed to faculty and staff only through Aug. 24. 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 The Faculty-Staff Achievements section will not be published over the summer.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 29; July 13 and 27; and Aug. 10 and 24. The deadline for submissions is Monday at noon on the week of publication (e.g., submissions are due by noon on June 27 for the June 29 edition). To submit an announcement or for inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2022 Campus Master Plan: Strengthening Our Future Campus
The Campus Master Plan for Skidmore College, a document that will guide Skidmore’s campus planning for the next decade and beyond, was approved by the Board of Trustees in May. The Campus Master Planning website has been updated, and the full and final plan, created in partnership with Ayers St. Gross, is available to view and download there. Ayers St. Gross will host final presentations of the plan at the start of the fall semester for all members of our community to attend.
Campus ice cream social
President Marc Conner, Barbara Reyes-Conner, and members of Cabinet will be scooping various flavors of Stewart’s Ice Cream at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 23, on the patio outside Case Center's Burgess Café. Come for a delicious treat and mingle with co-workers and students as we celebrate summer together. All are welcome!
A blood drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, in the multipurpose room in Williamson Sports Center. To schedule an appointment, visit the Red Cross website and enter “Skidmore” in the search/make an appointment box.
Electric vehicle and e-bike show
Sustainable Saratoga and Skidmore College’s Office of Sustainability invite you to an electric vehicle and e-bike show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 18, in the Zankel Music Center lower parking lot. Electric vehicle and e-bike owners and local dealers will be available to answer questions. Please RSVP on Sustainable Saratoga’s Facebook Page.
Athletics in the news
Ice hockey standout Austin Rook was named to the NCAA Division III 2022 Academic All-America men's at-large third team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Rook was one of only four ice hockey players among the 45 Division III honorees and one of 17 athletes with a perfect 4.0 GPA. He is the second Skidmore hockey player to win the award. Tony Giacin received the honor in 2014.
Research Study opportunity
Members of the Health and Human Physiological Sciences Department are recruiting 20 participants for a study on the effects of three consecutive days of a restricted diet (using Plexus nutrition products) on body weight, metabolism, regulators of metabolism, and blood pressure in people who are overweight or obese. Participation in the study will be five days. If you are interested in participating or have any questions, please contact Steve Ives or Justin DeBlauw.
Skidmore SEFCU Banking
The SEFCU Skidmore branch will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday for the summer. The Wilton, Malta, Amsterdam, and Clifton Park branches are also available to members for any banking services that cannot be completed at the Skidmore ATM. Please visit sefcu.com for more information, including hours of operation.
Maintenance of water tank and hydrants
During the weeks of June 13 and June 20, Facilities Services will be working on the main water tank for the campus and flushing all fire hydrants Although there may be slight disruptions, all buildings will have water throughout the process. Please contact Facilities Services for more information.
Library Summer Book Club
In this book club, participants bring books they would like to share with the group as a kind of “show and tell.” Join us from noon to 1 p.m. June 29, July 27, and Aug. 31, on the Adirondack chairs in front of the library. Contact Hannah Matecko-Conti for more information.
9 Miles East Fall CSA
Skidmore students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome to participate in the popular Saratoga community-supported agriculture (CSA) each fall. 9 Miles East Farm delivers a big assortment of freshly harvested vegetables each week for 12 weeks during the fall semester. The 2022 season is scheduled for Sept. 9 to Nov. 23. The cost is $360 for the 12-week season. A subscription is required; only 100 shares are available. Sign up online.
Celebrate your dads and grads with a gift from the Skidmore Shop, including hats, tees, mugs, and more. Order a MacBook by June 24 and receive an additional $50 off education pricing.
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