Skidmore Encore

As of Sunday, September 3rd, both sessions of Encore are full. Please contact Coleen at or 518-580-5447 to be placed on the waitlist.


Skidmore Encore: A survey of liberal studies presentations
by Skidmore College faculty for adult learners

Tuesdays and Thursdays
October 3 - November 16, 2017

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Skidmore Encore is a survey of liberal studies presentations by Skidmore College faculty for adult learners. For over 37 years, this program has been offered to adults age 55 and older from the local region. Skidmore College Faculty members deliver a lively array of presentations on topics and themes that change weekly and cover a variety of disciplines during the seven-week program offered each fall.

Participants register for classes one day a week, either Tuesday or Thursday. Three lectures are offered each day in Gannett Auditorium, Palamountain Hall.  The cost to participate is $270.00; scholarships are available to those with an annual income of less than $22,000. Morning coffee, lunch in the College's Dining Hall and a final reception are also included in the cost of the program.

Registration is limited to 175 participants each day. Registrations will be processed on a first-come/first-serve basis. The class schedule for 2017 will be provided to you at check-in and is available online here.

If you are on the mailing list a registration email will be sent to your email address the morning of August 21, 2017 with a link to the online registration form. If you would like to be included on the mailing list use our e-mail form.

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