Scholar Profile: NK Mabaso '19
Nkosingphile (NK) Mabaso '19 is the 2019 recipient of the Anne T. Palamountain Scholar Award. NK came from a small township near Johannesburg, South Africa, where she grew up in extreme poverty. Read More.
[7/11/2018] Karen's artwork is featured in the event program, and comes as a result of years of studying her subjects and the love she has for horses and ranch life. Read More.
[7/7/2017] "I fell in love with Skidmore on my first visit. Saratoga Springs felt like a big city (coming from rural Vermont), but not too big! The campus in the woods was so gorgeous. I got a great vibe from the students too. I think I was on campus for about 10 minutes when I said, 'This is it. Nothing else will do.' " Read more.
[7/8/2016] Claire Davenport '08 is finishing a residency at Albany Medical College and pursuing a master's degree in bioethics. She is the third recipient of this award, which recognizes Palamountain Scholars who have distinguished themselves through leadership, service to others and committment to the larger good of society. Read more.
[7/8/2016] Anne Diggory paints out of her studio in Saratoga Springs. She is known for her combination of accurate detail with expressive painting and strong abstract structure. Her recent work is inspired by the nearby Adirondacks in all seasons, as well as the scenery of Alaska, Arizona and California. Read more.
[7/13/2015] This year's Anne T. Palamountain Scholar Award goes to Kelly Harkins '04, an accomplished scientist. The annual award, now in its second year, recognizes Palamountain Scholars who have distinguished themselves through leadership, service to others and a commitment to the larger good of society. Read more.
[6/25/2014] Colleen Barber Hursh '04 is the inaugural winner of the Anne T. Palmountain Scholar Award, created to recognize Palamountain Scholars who have distinguished themselves through leadership, service to others, and a commitment to the larger good of society. Read More.
[6/26/2012] Bryn is one of 19 students to receive financial aid this past year through the Palamountain Scholarship Fund. “Without the Palamountain Scholarship, I would never have been able to attend Skidmore or participate in such fantastic experiences as study abroad,” said Bryn. Read More.
[6/18/2012] Skidmore College will honor well-known Saratoga couple Marylou Whitney and John Hendrickson with the awarding of the college’s Lucy Skidmore Scribner Medal at the Palamountain Scholarship Benefit July 31. Read More.
[7/29/2011] Executive Chef Jim Rose will prepare this year's menu. "The concept is healthy flavors using a lot of local summer ingredients,” Rose said. “Each year, we’ve increased our vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options at the college, and we wanted to bring that into our catering.” Read More.
[7/6/2011] “You cannot expect a person to come up with creative solutions to complex problems unless you allow that person to develop their own creative tools. We must focus on ways to develop that creative part of our collective mind through education if we are to endure on this planet.” Read More.