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Photo Essay: A (very) warm welcome

September 7, 2018
by Lisa Haney | Photos by Chris Massa

Students — both new and returning — braved the heat this week to celebrate the start of another new academic year together. With move-in, Convocation and the traditional Founder’s Day Barbeque, it was a warm, welcoming week at Skidmore.

Check out the week in photos below.

 

Skidmore upperclassmen greet first year students

Skidmore peer helpers, Emily Bogdan '19 (left) and Zoe Pagliaro '20 greet first year students and their families near the entrance to campus.

 

students from Class of 2022 move in to Skidmore College

First year students move into their dorms with the assistance of student peer helpers and parents.

 

A student from Class of 2022 moves in to Skidmore College with help of mom

Tommy Flora '22 moves in with the help of his parents Eileen (left) and Greg (off camera).

 

first year students move into dorm

First year students move into a Jonsson Tower dorm with the help of their families.

 

Skidmore campus security officer and horse greet first year students

Skidmore campus security officer Raymond Apholz and his partner Myles, a Palomino horse, welcome first year students.

 

Class of 2022 students arrive at Convocation 

First year students enter the Williamson Sports Center for Convocation.

  

President of Skidmore College Philip A. Glotzbach addresses students at Convocation

President Philip A. Glotzbach delivers the Charge to the Class of 2022 during Convocation.

 

Skidmore College Founder's Day Barbeque 2018

The Skidmore community gathers to celebrate at the Founder's Day Barbeque with great food, fun games and perfect weather.

 

student play games at Skidmore College Founder's Day Barbeque

A group of students play games at the Founder's Day Barbeque.

 

Skidmore College Founder's Day Barbeque 2018

Desiree Palmateer, a staff member in Alumni Relations and College Events, dresses as Lucy Skidmore Scribner at the Founder's Day Barbeque.

 

Skidmore students at Founder's Day Barbeque 2018

Students enjoy sweet treats at the Founder's Day Barbeque.

 

students at Skidmore College Founder's Day Barbeque

Students finish their meal at the Founder's Day Barbeque.

 

Skidmore College campus security officers and horses great visitors at Founder's Day Barbeque 2018

Founder's Day Barbeque attendees meet campus security officers and their horses.

 

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