Also In This Issue
Creating our future

Alumni, parents and friends have contributed almost $172 million toward the $200 million goal of Creating Our Future: The Campaign for Skidmore. Learn more about the campaign and how you can support Skidmore’s future.

NEW slumni website

Recently redesigned, features a new look and improved navigation. Now it's easier than ever to log into Skidmore Connect, register for events, or submit Class Notes.

Jacob Navarrete ’08

Recent accomplishments by alumni from the classes of 1976, 1978, 2008, 2005 and 2017.

Tang online collection

The Tang Teaching Museum’s online collection now offers access to more than 1,000 works in the collection. Browse artworks, listen to artists, and learn more about the collection. The site is updated regularly, so check back often.


With 1,765 career points, Edvinas Rupkus ’19 became Skidmore’s all-time leading scorer in men’s basketball and Marissa Folts ’19 was named a two-time Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-American. [Read about Rupkus] [Read about Folts]

Junior Admissions Workshop

For advice about applying to any college, Skidmore invites high school juniors who are the children or grandchildren of Skidmore alumni or employees, as well as siblings of current students, to the Junior Admissions Workshop, Jan. 26–27, 2019.

Regional events

In Florida, join Skidmore alumni at the symphony or at Dinner for 12 Strangers. Connect and grow your network in Los Angeles at Creative Thought (Net)works. Learn about these and other events.

Skidmore travel

National Parks and Lodges of the Old West: Experience the historic paths and natural splendors of the Old West during this 10-day trip, Aug. 14-23, 2019, featuring atmospheric lodging and a comfortable, private motor coach.  [Register]

Smoke Free Campus

Skidmore College is a smoke-free and tobacco-free campus, effective Jan. 1, 2019.

Food at Skidmore

From late night study sessions at the dining hall to our campus job at Skidmore, food is often the backdrop to some of our most enduring college memories. For an upcoming issue of Scope, tell us about your most memorable food-related experiences at Skidmore.

Class notes

Notes will be included in Scope magazine each spring and fall, and selected class news will be featured in the February and July issues of this e-newsletter. The latest notes are at Contact Mary Monigan by email or at 800-564-0115.

In Memoriam

As a service to classmates, here is a listing of deceased alumni and their online obituaries that Skidmore has recently learned of.