Financial Aid Application workshop for students
Financial aid staff will assist students in completing their financial aid applications for the 2023-24 academic year on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 5:15 to 6:45 p.m. in Wyckoff Center. The priority re-application deadline is Friday, Dec. 2. Students should bring their laptop, FAFSA user ID and password, and copies of 2021 tax information. Students can visit the Financial Aid website for more information or access the Skidmore Student System to see the status of their 2022-23 financial aid applications.
Registration information for DOF/VPAA open forums
All Skidmore community members are invited to attend moderated, open forums for the final candidates for the next dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, and Tuesday, Nov. 15. You must register in advance and confirm your commitment to confidentiality.
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. 16, 22, and 29. Learn more at nanowrimo.org. Scribner Library is partnering with the Writing Center to host these drop-in writing sessions.
Thanksgiving dinner for international students
Do you have room at your Thanksgiving table for an international student far from home? Most international students do not have cars. Rides are appreciated but not required. Please contact Chloe Jaleel to express interest or for more information.
Kids Night Out
Kids ages 5 to 14 are invited to participate in well-supervised recreational activities from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Williamson Sports Center. Recreation activities include swimming, basketball, kickball, soccer, dodgeball, and other sports. The cost is $10 per child. Save the dates for Fridays, Nov. 18, Dec. 2, Jan. 27, 2023, and Feb. 3, 2023. For more information, email Ron Plourde.
Starting a community conversation on Indigenous and colonial history at Skidmore
Have you heard a land acknowledgment at the beginning of a public lecture or read one at the bottom of a colleague's email? Join us at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in Wyckoff Center or via Zoom (passcode: SKIDIDC) for an exploratory conversation organized by staff and faculty of the newly formed Indigenization and Decolonization Collaborative. Contact Marta Brunner for more information.
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