Oracle Cloud System Community Feedback Sessions
Information Technology, Human Resources, and Finance are seeking the community’s feedback on ways to enhance the Oracle Cloud system used for financial and human resources functions during a series of community feedback sessions this week and next. Sessions cover expense reporting; invoices and purchase requisitions; timekeeping, payroll, and benefits; approving transactions and budget reporting for supervisors; employee data for individual employees; and the hiring process and employee data for supervisors. Please review the Oracle Cloud website and SWB for more information.
Admissions and Financial Aid Information Session
This year's informational workshop on admissions, financial aid, and tuition benefit programs will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in Emerson Auditorium. The workshop, which should be particularly helpful to employees with high school age dependents, will address requirements for admission to Skidmore, the admissions and financial aid process at Skidmore and other colleges, the Tuition Exchange program, and Skidmore's internal and external tuition benefit programs.
The 42nd annual Skidmore Encore faculty lecture series for community members age 55+ returns in person. This year’s program runs on Tuesday mornings from Oct. 4 through Nov. 15 in the Arthur Zankel Music Center. Faculty and staff are cordially invited to attend a faculty presentation at no cost. No registration is necessary for current employees. Contact Coleen Stephenson for more information.
Learning event in the Skidmore Community Garden
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Sciences A.J. Schneller, students in his Environmental Education course, and Shelburne Farms invite first, second, and third graders and their parents to “Fab. 5 in the Garden” from 2:10 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Skidmore Community Garden. Children dress up as plants and insects and embark on a fun-filled adventure learning about all the elements needed for healthy soils and plants to grow. Email A.J. Schneller to RSVP.
Library Book Club
In this book club, which will meet from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, via Zoom, each individual brings a book to share with the group as a kind of "show and tell." No registration is required. Contact Hannah Matecko-Conti for more information.
New Tang exhibition ‘Parallax: Framing the Cosmos’ opens Oct. 1
“Parallax: Framing the Cosmos” presents photography, textiles, prints, drawings, sculpture, and painting to show outer space as a backdrop for understanding ourselves. Co-curated by Dayton Director Ian Berry, Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara, and Associate Professor of English Maggie Greaves, the exhibition runs Oct. 1 through June 19, 2023, with an opening reception at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15.