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Thursday, June 2, 2022

Time

Activity

8:30am - 4:30pm

Prospective Student Admission Interviews/Information Sessions/Campus Tours
Eissner Admissions Center, North Broadway

The Office of Admissions extends a special invitation to high school students; information sessions, evaluative admission interview (for 2020-21 applicants), and campus tours are available throughout the day. Please check the General Information at the back of this program for specific times. Students and/or parents interested in signing up for a tour, information session, or interview can schedule a visit online or call 518-580-5570.

12noon - 9pm

Registration
Case Center, Case Information Desk, second floor

3 - 4pm

Tour of the Frances Young Tang '61 Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
Frances Young Tang '61 Teaching Museum and Art Gallery

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of the Frances Young Tang ’61 Teaching Museum with a Tang guide.

5 - 7pm

All-Class Welcome Party
Case Center Patio, Overlooking the Green

Join Skidmore Alumni from all classes as we kick off Reunion 2022!

6 - 8pm

Scribner Society Dinner
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor

For graduates in post-50th reunion classes.

6:30 - 9pm

Class of 1972 Picnic Dinner
Surrey Williamson Inn, Stone Courtyard

7 - 9pm

Class of 1977 Pizza Party
Hospitality Suite

7 - 9pm

Class of 1982 Pizza Party
Hospitality Suite

7 - 9pm

Class of 1992 Gathering
Druther's Brewing Company, 381 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

7 - 9pm

Class of 2017 Hospitality Suite Gathering
Hospitality Suite

9 - 11pm

Class of 1997 Meet Up
Desperate Annie's, 12 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs

9 - 11pm

Class of 2007 Meet Up
Lucy's Bar, 5 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs

 

Friday, June 3, 2022

Time

Activity

6:30 - 7:30am

Classes of 1967 and 1972 Coffee Service
Class Specific Hospitality Suites

7:30 - 9am

Breakfast
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, first floor

8:30am - 4:30pm

Prospective Student Admission Interviews/Information Sessions/Campus Tours
Eissner Admissions Center, North Broadway

The Office of Admissions extends a special invitation to high school students; information sessions, evaluative admission interview (for 2020-21 applicants), and campus tours are available throughout the day. Please check the General Information at the back of this program for specific times. Students and/or parents interested in signing up for a tour, information session, or interview can schedule a visit online or call 518-580-5570.

8:30 - 10am

Skidmore Legacy Society Breakfast with President Conner and Barbara Reyes-Conner
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor

For members of Skidmore's Legacy Society who have affirmed their commitment to Skidmore's future by establishing a planned gift.
By invitation only.

8:30 - 9:30am

Class of 1972 Tour of Saratoga Race Course
National Museum of Racing, 191 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs

College organized transportation is NOT provided.

9am - 11:59pm

Registration
Case Center, second floor

9:15 - 11:30am

Class of 1972 Bus Tour of Saratoga Springs & Old Campus
Bus departs Northwoods bus stop at 9:20 a.m.

Transportation provided.

11am - 1:45pm

Lunch
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, first floor

12noon - 2pm

Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor

A special luncheon for all reunion and class volunteers.
By invitation only; each invitee is welcome to bring a guest.

12noon - 1pm

Tour of the Frances Young Tang '61 Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
Frances Young Tang '61 Teaching Museum and Art Gallery

Enjoy a guided tour of the Frances Young Tang '61 Teaching Museum's current exhibition, Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science with Rebecca McNamara, the Museum’s Associate Curator.

1:20 - 2:30pm

Guided Bus Tour of Saratoga Springs and the Old Campus
Case Center Bus Stop

Enjoy a tour of historic Saratoga Springs and Skidmore’s first campus. No pre-registration, but space is limited; first-come, first-served.

Bus departs Case Center parking lot at 1:30 pm

2:00 - 3:30pm

Tour of the Center for Integrated Sciences
Center for Integrated Sciences, Atrium

2 - 4pm

Career Development Center Open House
Starbuck Center, room 204

Career development is available to all alumni for life! Come to the Career Development Center to meet the staff who can provide the resources and services to support you during any current or future career transition. We're here, and we'd love to meet you!

2 - 3pm

Class of 1972 Mini College: Making a Difference: Social and Political Activism Panel
Location TBD

2:30 - 4:30pm

Opportunity Program Open House
Ladd Hall, First Floor

Stop by the OP office to meet staff and hear about the amazing things OP students are doing.

3 - 4:30pm

North Woods Nature Hike
Meet at Falstaff's

The Sustainability Office and student North Woods stewards welcome alumni and guests for a tour through Skidmore’s North Woods, a unique natural resource, living classroom, and outlet for co-curricular and recreational activities. This moderate hike will cover about 2 miles and includes steep grades. Please wear sturdy shoes or boots.

3 - 4pm

Class of 1962 Discussion
Location TBD

4 - 5pm

Gathering for Friends of Bill W.
Ladd Hall, room 207

4 - 7pm

Class of 1992 Meet Up: Drinks & Darts
The Parting Glass, 40-42 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs

5 - 6:15pm

Presidents Society Reception
Surrey-Williamson Inn, 950 North Broadway,
Saratoga Springs

The Presidents Society honors Skidmore's founder and presidents. Through their dedicated generosity and unwavering commitment to the College, the members of the Presidents Society set a standard that inspires the entire College community and is central to our continued growth and success.
By invitation only.

5:30 - 6:30pm

Alumni Reunion Art Exhibition Opening Reception
Frances Young Tang '61 Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Payne Presentation Room

Come enjoy the talents of Skidmore's alumni artists at this twenty-ninth annual event.

6 - 8pm

Classes of 1947, 1952 and 1957 Dinner
Case Center, Saratoga Room & Porter Plaza

6 - 8pm

Class of 1962 Reception & Dinner
Surrey Williamson Inn

6:30 - 8:30pm

Class of 1967 Reception & Dinner
Surrey Williamson Inn, Stone Courtyard

6:30 - 9pm

Class of 1972 Reception & Dinner with President Marc C. Conner and Barbara Reyes-Conner
National Museum of Racing, 191 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs 

6:30 - 9pm

Class of 1982 Gathering
Jacob & Anthony's, 38 High Rock Ave, Saratoga Springs

6:30 - 9:30pm

Class of 1987 Gathering
The Lodge at Saratoga Casino Hotel, 1 Nelson Ave, Saratoga Springs

7pm

Class of 2002 Gathering
Nashville of Saratoga, 39 Phila St., Saratoga Springs

7 - 9pm

Class of 1977 Gathering
Saratoga City Tavern, 19-21 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs

7 - 9pm

Class of 1977 Gathering
Saratoga City Tavern, 19-21 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs

7 - 10pm

Class of 1992 Meet Up
Bailey's Café, 37 Phila St, Saratoga Springs

9 - 11pm

Family Movie Night
Arthur Zankel Music Center, Thomas Amphitheater

Enjoy an evening under the stars for a movie that is entertaining (and appropriate) for all ages. And what kind of movie night would it be without fresh popcorn?

9 - 11pm

Class of 1997 Meet Up
The Parting Glass, 40-42 Lake Avenue, Saratoga Springs

9 - 11pm

Class of 2007 Meet Up
Cantina Rooftop, 408 Broadway, Saratoga Springs

10pm

Class of 2012 Meet Up
Gaffney's, 16 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs

10pm

Class of 2017 Meet Up
Gaffney's, 16 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs

 

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Time

Activity

6:30 - 7:30am

Classes of 1967 and 1972 Coffee Service
Class Specific Hospitality Suites

7:30 - 9:30am

Breakfast
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, first floor

8:30 - 9:30am

President's Breakfast for the 2022 Alumni Association Awards Recipients
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor

By invitation only.

8:30 - 9:30am

Class of 1972 Tour of Saratoga Race Course
National Museum of Racing, 191 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs

9am - 8pm

Registration
Case Center, second floor

9 - 10am

Pre-Parade Gathering
Case Center Patio, Overlooking the Green

Grab a complimentary mimosa or other beverage with your classmates as you prepare for the Parade of Classes

10:15 - 10:30pm

Parade of Classes
Case Center Patio, Overlooking the Green

Led by the Schenectady Pipe Band, Ltd., proceeds from Case Green to Arthur Zankel Music Center

10:30 - 12noon

Alumni Awards and Recognition Ceremony and Class Gift Presentation
Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd '22 Concert Hall

12noon - 2pm

All Reunion Class Picnic
Upper South Park, Under the Tent

Join alumni, family, and friends for a tasty BBQ. Pony rides, face-painting and Mr. Bouncy Bounce for the kids. A photo booth will be on site for everyone to receive a personalized Reunion memento.

1pm-2:30pm

Class Photos
Case Center, Porter Plaza

2 - 5pm

The IdeaLab
Behind Penfield Hall just off Perimeter Road

Creative Thought Matters! Tour Skidmore's very own MakerSpace. Founded by students and faculty in 2017, The IdeaLab, formally known as The HUB, is where students learn to design and create projects using Desktop Cutting, Digital Fabrication, Textiles, Electronics, and more. Try out one of several Maker activities to take home. Appropriate for all ages.

2 - 3pm

Class of 1972 Mini College: Understanding Racial Bias and Becoming a Better Ally
Location TBD

2:30 - 3:30pm

Diversity & Inclusion Open House
Location TBD

Stop by and visit with fellow alumni for a light reception welcoming alumni of color and LGBTQ+ alumni. Hear ideas and plans for engaging our diverse alumni population. All are welcome!

2:30 - 5pm

Young Alumni Fun Day
Upper South Park

Share some laughs with your classmates on Upper South Park. BYOB.

3 - 4:30pm

Guided Bus Tour of Saratoga Springs and the Old Campus
Case Center Bus Stop

Enjoy a tour of historic Saratoga Springs and Skidmore's first campus. No pre-registration, but space is limited; first-come, first-served.

Bus departs Case Center parking lot at 3:05 pm

3 - 4pm

Sustainable Skidmore Walking Tour
Meet outside of Arthur Zankel Music Center, Thomas Amphitheater

Join Skidmore's Sustainability Office staff for a tour of such campus initiatives as bike-sharing, the community garden, renewable energy systems, and the North Woods. Also learn about student leadership opportunities, co-curricular programs, and our plans for the future. 

3:00 - 4:30pm

Tour of the Center for Integrated Sciences
Center for Integrated Sciences, Atrium

3:30 - 4:30pm

Tour of the Frances Young Tang '61 Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
Frances Young Tang '61 Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Wachenheim Gallery

Join Molly Channon, the Tang's Curatorial Assistant, for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Frances Young Tang ’61 Teaching Museum.

4 - 5pm

Gathering for Friends of Bill W.
Ladd Hall, room 207

 5 - 6pm

Skidmore Department of Nursing Reception: Celebrating the Past and the Future
Center for Integrated Sciences, Atrium

Join fellow graduates to celebrate the rich history of Skidmore's nursing program. Open to all in the nursing profession.

5:30 - 6:45pm

Class of 2007 Happy Hour
Hospitality Suite

6 - 6:30pm

Class of 1972 Class Photo
Arthur Zankel Music Center, Thomas Amphitheater

6 - 6:45pm

Class of 1962 Talk with Ian Berry and Ann Schapps Schaffer
Frances Young Tang '61 Teaching Museum and Art Gallery

6:30 - 9pm

Classes of 1947, 1952 and 1957 Celebration Dinner
Surrey-Williamson Inn

6:45 - 9pm

Class of 1962 Celebration Dinner
Frances Young Tang '61 Teaching Museum and Art Gallery

Time TBD

Class of 1967 Celebration Dinner
Frances Young Tang '61 Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, under the tent

6:30 - 9pm

Class of 1972 Celebration Dinner
Scribner House Lawn & Carriage House, 791 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs

Time TBD

Class of 1977 Celebration Dinner
Location TBD

Time TBD

Class of 1982 Celebration Dinnner
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, first floor & Starbuck Quad

Time TBD

Class of 1987 Celebration Dinner
Falstaff's

Time TBD

Class of 1992 Celebration Dinner
Surrey Williamson Inn, Stone Courtyard

Time TBD

Class of 1997 Celebration Dinner
Case Center Patio, Overlooking the Green

7:15 - 7:30pm

Class of 2017 Class Photo
Upper South Park

7:30pm - 9pm

Classes of 2002, 2007, 2012 and 2017 Celebration
Upper South Park, Under the Tent

9:15 - 10:15pm

Live Music and Dancing
Upper South Park, Under the Tent

9:45 - 10pm

Class of 1997 Champagne Toast
Frances Young Tang '61 Teaching Museum and Art Gallery Rooftop

10 - 10:30pm

Annual Reunion Fireworks Display
South Park

10:30 - 11:30pm

Live Music and Dancing
Upper South Park, Under the Tent

11pm

Class of 1997 Post-Party Meet Up
Location TBD

 

 

Sunday, June 5, 2022

Time

Activity

7 - 10am

Check Out
Residence Halls

7:30 - 11am

Breakfast
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall

8 - 9:30am

Class of 1972 Breakfast
Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor

10am - 12noon

Art Exhibition Pick Up
Frances Young Tang '61 Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Payne Presentation Room

Exhibiting artists should stop by to retrieve their work.

10am - 1pm

Class of 1987 Farewell Brunch
Home of David ’87 and Beth Harrison, Saratoga Springs

Join fellow 1987 classmates for a casual brunch before you depart for home.

10:30 - 11:15am

Alumni Memorial Service
Alumni Memorial Garden (behind the Surrey-Williamson Inn)

11:15 - 11:45am

Class of 1972 Memorial Service
Alumni Memorial Garden (behind the Surrey-Williamson Inn)