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Class Notes

Alumni news reports, from travels to jobs to weddings to babies, are always on view at the Class Notes site.

Management and business major Graham Gilmore '18 describes his entry in the first round of the 2018 Kenneth A. Freirich Business Plan Competition.

Skidmore soccer coach Lacey Largeteau, Girls Scouts program manager Allison Marinucci and soccer player Julia Leslie '18 discuss National Girls and Women in Sports Day.


A review of Skidmore's own National College Comedy Festival, held on campus Feb. 9–10, by Max LoSardo '20


This month's Skids is courtesy of Jessica Herring '07, who asks us to "be kind and compassionate to remove the sadness of the world." You can request your own Skids and share your pictures using #SkidsOnTheLoose, or email

Skidmore gatherings are slated in the coming weeks from Maine to Florida, including a performance of A Letter to Harvey Milk, above.

Cas Szwajkowski '19, above, had five goals and two assists, all in the first half, to lead the Skidmore women's lacrosse team to a 19-2 win over Mount Holyoke College.

Ying Quartet

Upcoming events at the Zankel Music Center include Vive la Danse! April 6 and 7, Filene Music Scholarship Competition April 7, Ying Quartet (above) April 14, string festival ensembles April 15 and the Skidmore Concert Band April 15. The Zankel Box Office will be closed March 9–19 for Spring Break.


Languedoc, Oct. 13–21: Experience the South of France for nine days in the unspoiled provinces of Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées, dotted with traditional villages and Cathar fortresses. Visit Carcassonne and cruise the Canal du Midi, both UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Recent accomplishments by alumni from the classes of 2012, 2010, 2009, 1997, 1975 and 1973, including a new book by Samantha Levine '09.

In memoriam

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