Glotzbach Atrium Naming
Please join us as we celebrate Phil and Marie Glotzbach at the naming of the Glotzbach Atrium in the Billie Tisch Center for Integrated Sciences on Friday, Oct. 7. A reception will begin at 4:30 p.m. The program will begin at approximately 5 p.m., following the faculty meeting.
Oracle Cloud System Community Feedback Sessions
Information Technology, Human Resources, and Finance continues to seek 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. 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.
Parking on campus
In the coming weeks, signs at parking lot entrances aimed at educating the Skidmore community about new parking regulations may be removed. These signs were placed to help educate the community about the new parking rules. Although the signs may be removed, these rules remain in place.
Skidmore Celebration 5K Run-Walk
The Skidmore Celebration 5K Run-Walk, which starts and finishes on Case Green, will take place at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 16. The first 80 participants to sign up will receive a free T-shirt. Medals will be awarded to the first three finishers in six different categories. There is no entry fee. A $10 (optional) donation benefits LifeWorks Community Action (formerly Saratoga EOC), supporting Thanksgiving dinners for families in need. Register online (in the left panel). Runners, joggers, and walkers are all welcome. Contact Mike Eckmann or Megan Mercier 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.
Ensemble Connect returns to Skidmore
Ensemble Connect is celebrating its 16th year at Skidmore. A fall 2022 Skidmore residency will take place Oct. 18-21. It will feature lessons and coaching with music students, class visits, and community outreach, and it will culminate in a performance in Arthur Zankel Music Center at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. Tickets are $5 for Skidmore students, faculty, and staff; to purchase, visit www.skidmore.edu/zankel.
Student Employment Sick Leave Updates for 2022-23 Academic Year
New York’s Paid Sick Leave law established the right to paid leave for employees, including student employees who are paid on an hourly basis. Student employees should review this information concerning eligibility. Supervisors of student employees should review this explanation of eligibility and approval of student employee sick leave. Please email Financial Aid Student Employment for more information.
MDOC Storytellers Institute arts residency applications now available
Skidmore student applications are now open for the MDOCS Storytellers’ Institute, a fully funded nonfiction arts residency on campus in June. The institute is a fully funded opportunity offering students time to work on personal nonfiction arts projects, access to professional documentarians, networking, and other opportunities. Applications are due Oct. 10.
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