Campus parking regulations
In the coming weeks, signs at parking lot entrances aimed at educating the Skidmore community about new parking regulations may be removed. Although the signs may be removed, these rules remain in place.
Campus air conditioning
With fall weather temperatures approaching, Facilities Services has begun the process of shutting down the chiller plant. The following buildings will have not have air conditioning: Old Dana, Case, Ladd, Bolton, Palamountain, Scribner Library, Barrett, Wait, Tisch, JKB Theater, Jonsson Tower, and Howe Rounds.
Saratoga Book Festival
Skidmore is supporting the second annual Saratoga Book Festival from Friday, Oct. 21, through Sunday, Oct. 23. This year’s festival will offer more than two dozen sessions, workshops, and youth programs in downtown Saratoga Springs. Presenters include Skidmore community members Jennifer Fawcett, Beck Krefting, Joseph Cermatori, Susan Kress, and Erin McHugh ’74. Tickets to keynotes featuring Gregory Maguire and Meg Wolitzer are free to Skidmore students with their Skidmore IDs.
‘Pie Throwing for a Cause’
Join the men’s lacrosse team and Skidmore Benef-Action to support Shelters of Saratoga. Come pie your favorite players and support a great cause from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, on Case Green. For more information, contact Coach Joe Martin.
International Education Week
Off-Campus Study and Exchanges invites you to be part of International Education Week (IEW) Nov. 14-18. Please consider holding an event during this important week. You can find more information about IEW and how to submit an event to the IEW calendar on the OCSE website or by contacting Kendra Nelson.
Athletics News: Field Hockey vs. Cancer event highlights busy home sports weekend
The field hockey team will host its annual Field Hockey vs. Cancer event on Friday, Oct. 14, when the Thoroughbreds host Liberty League rival Union College at 4 p.m. Donations will be accepted during the game, with all proceeds going to the St. Jude Children’s Research Center. The Student Athlete Advisory Committee will also hold a bake sale at the game. The women’s soccer team will put its eight-game unbeaten streak on the line at home Friday at 4 p.m. against Ithaca and Saturday at 2 p.m. vs. RIT. Volleyball is home Friday night at 6 p.m. against St. Lawrence. Visit the Skidmore Athletics website for more information.
Skidmore-Saratoga County EOC Thanksgiving Basket Project
The annual Thanksgiving Basket Project helps local neighbors in need of a family holiday meal. To make a donation or learn how to help in other ways, visit the LifeWorks website. Consider noting “Skidmore” either on your check or on the website. Skidmore initiated this program 35 years ago and continues to be among its largest institutional supporters.
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