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Vis-à-vis: Welcome week

September 6, 2017

As Skidmore kicks off the fall 2017 semester today with the start of classes, we look back at the week in pictures as students once again fill the College's halls and classrooms with excitement and expectation of great things to come.

New students say hello to classmates and a fond farewell to family and friends as they take off for freshman pre-orientation
New students say hello to classmates and a fond farewell to family and friends as they take off for freshman pre-orientation

 

Saratoga Race Course was a popular stop during the "Saratoga Sampler" pre-orientation program as students experienced the nation's oldest thoroughbred race course firsthand
Saratoga Race Course was a popular stop during the "Saratoga Sampler" pre-orientation program as students experienced the nation's oldest thoroughbred race course firsthand

 

Stopping for a group selfie at the Saratoga Springs welcome center in the heart of town
Stopping for a group selfie at the Saratoga Springs welcome center in the heart of town

 

Student-athletes and other volunteers help classmates unload and move in to their new home away from home
Student-athletes and other volunteers help classmates unload and move in to their new home away from home

 

Mary Lou Bates, vice president and dean of admissions and financial aid, welcomes the Class of 2021 at Convocation
Mary Lou Bates, vice president and dean of admissions and financial aid, welcomes the Class of 2021 at Convocation

 

Dancing to the sounds of local band Fenimore Blues in the dining hall
Dancing to the sounds of local band Fenimore Blues in the dining hall

 

Students don a different kind of regalia for the photo booth at the annual Founders Day BBQ
Students don a different kind of regalia for the photo booth at the annual Founders Day BBQ

 

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