Photo Essay: A (very) warm welcome
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 peer helpers, Emily Bogdan '19 (left) and Zoe Pagliaro '20 greet first year students and their families near the entrance to campus.
First year students move into their dorms with the assistance of student peer helpers and parents.
Tommy Flora '22 moves in with the help of his parents Eileen (left) and Greg (off camera).
First year students move into a Jonsson Tower dorm with the help of their families.
Skidmore campus security officer Raymond Apholz and his partner Myles, a Palomino horse, welcome first year students.
First year students enter the Williamson Sports Center for Convocation.
President Philip A. Glotzbach delivers the Charge to the Class of 2022 during Convocation.
The Skidmore community gathers to celebrate at the Founder's Day Barbeque with great food, fun games and perfect weather.
A group of students play games at the Founder's Day Barbeque.
Desiree Palmateer, a staff member in Alumni Relations and College Events, dresses as Lucy Skidmore Scribner at the Founder's Day Barbeque.
Students enjoy sweet treats at the Founder's Day Barbeque.
Students finish their meal at the Founder's Day Barbeque.
Founder's Day Barbeque attendees meet campus security officers and their horses.