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Skidmore Retirees


The Retiree Initiative Planning Group (RIPG) plans and hosts a variety of social events, College updates, educational activities (seminars, panels, workshops, book groups), and regional trips.  RIPG is responsible for the announcements, events, and activities listed below.  Please send a note to if there are activities you would like to see us sponsor.  And plan to join your friends and colleagues in events that interest you!


Save the Dates

The following are upcoming events that will be held for the Skidmore Retiree Community. Please take a moment to review and mark them on your calendar. As the dates get closer, individual invitations will be sent out.

Computer Graphics and 3-D Printing or the End of Intelligent Life as We Know It
May 12, 2021
4/4:30 p.m.
On-line via Zoom

An exploration of both the artistic possibilities and the philosophical problems of 3-D printing and related technological marvels.  Presenter John Cunningham retired from the Skidmore Art Department in 2017, after serving the college for a record-making 50 years.  The Zoom room will open at 4:00 PM for socializing (BYOB), catching up with old friends and welcoming new retirees, followed at 4:30 by John’s presentation and Q&A. To receive the Zoom link, RSVP by noon on May 10 to




Send your suggestions for additions to the Retiree Library to Susan Kress,  


Alumni Events

Retirees can keep in touch with alumni activities through the Alumni Affairs website.

Regional events are also available for alumni and friends of Skidmore.

Retired faculty who might wish to offer a program for an alumni club have a standing invitation to get involved. Please contact Mike Sposili, Executive Director of Alumni Affairs, to indicate your interest in such involvement, and when and where you might be available. Thanks for considering!