Also In This Issue

A fresh batch of alumni news, from travels to jobs to new babies, can be viewed now on the Class Notes site.

Leslie Snow Féron '48 recently revealed the depth of her devotion to the Skidmore community with the gift of a $2.4 million unrestricted bequest. Her gift will be used to support the Center for Integrated Sciences.

Upcoming campus events include a shovel ceremony for the Center for Integrated Sciences May 17; performances of Giselle by the National Ballet of Cuba  June 6, 7 and 8 at SPAC and a performance by the Euclid Quartet (pictured) at Zankel on June 9.

Equestrian team

Eight is great for the Skidmore College equestrian team. The Thoroughbreds won their eighth Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association national championship May 5 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex.

Last month, Skids joined Debora Freedman Clower '83 and alumnae "representing the classes of 1981, 1982, and 1983 … So much fun to have a mini reunion in NYC!" You can request your own Skids and share your pictures using #SkidsOnTheLoose, or email

Last month, athletes and coaches competed in a weeklong donor participation challenge to support Skidmore Athletics. 1,413 donors went all in and helped raise $51,496. Thanks to a handful of generous alumni, top teams also walked away with extra team funds, up to $2,500.

Chicago, June 21: Creating Our Future campaign launch with Phil and Marie Glotzbach and college trustees

NYC, June 24: Pride March. Skidmore Pride T-shirts available.

For full event listings, click here.

Skidmore is already planning for Celebration Weekend's open houses, tours and performances. Even before invitations are sent to students' families, details on the Oct. 19–21 event are being updated online.

Recent accomplishments by alumni from the classes of 2006, 2005, 1998, 1993, 1987 and 1960, including a show produced by Nelle Nugent '60 starring John Leguizamo (pictured).

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