New Skidmore Weekly Bulletin submission procedure
Please help reduce bulk emails by posting your announcement in the Bulletin. Submit announcements and events, academic lectures, and faculty-staff achievements by completing the appropriate online form. The deadline for all submissions is noon on Monday. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Skidmore Cares returns Nov. 16-17
In its 17th year, Skidmore Cares — the College’s annual campus-wide effort to support individuals and families in need in our community — will take place Nov. 16-17. Visit the Skidmore Cares webpage for details on how to participate.
Honoring our veterans
Please join us at 11:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at the flagpole near the entrance to campus for a brief ceremony to honor our veterans. We particularly want to recognize the service of those veterans who are part of our Skidmore community — students, staff, faculty, and retirees.
National Novel Writing Month
November is National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo), which challenges you to write 50,000 words by the end of the month. For motivation and support for your creative writing projects, a student tutor will be available in the Writing Center Nov. 9, 16, 23, and 29. Learn more at nanowrimo.org. Scribner Library is partnering with the Writing Center to host these drop-in writing sessions.
Voting on campus
Students who live on campus and are registered to vote in New York state with their campus address may vote in the Wycoff Center from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Email Michelle Hubbs with any questions.
Careers in Arts Administration upcoming webinars
Don't miss the second of four webinars about careers in arts administration from 7 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7. Panelists include professionals from the Tang, The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Spence School, and The Hyde Collection. Contact David Howson with any questions.
Projects for Peace applications
The annual Projects for Peace grant process is getting underway. Each year, at least one Skidmore student will win $10,000 for a peace/social justice project of their own design. Projects take place in the summer of 2023, anywhere in the world. Please see the application instructions. Questions? Please contact Chloe Jaleel.
Kids Night Out
Kids ages 5 to 14 are invited to participate in well-supervised recreational activities Fridays from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Williamson Sports Center. The cost is $10 per child. Save the dates for Nov. 4, Nov. 18, Dec. 2, Jan. 27, 2023, and Feb. 3, 2023. For more information, email Ron Plourde.
Did you know the original Skidmore bookstore, The Bookmark, was established 100 years ago on the College’s downtown campus? Read more about it here and sign up for our monthly newsletter to receive 10% off your first skidmoreshop.com order.
November brings National Career Development Month to Skidmore
Explore Skidmore’s Peer Advisor Network Nov. 1-4, find your next job or internship Nov. 7-11, participate in the National Student Leadership Diversity Convention Nov. 18-19, or have your resume critiqued. Learn more and register online.