Also In This Issue
Polo by Twilight

The $327,560 in proceeds raised will benefit the Joseph C. and Anne T. Palamountain Scholarship Fund, which has provided 400 scholarships to students since 1979. NK Mabaso '19 received the sixth Anne T. Palamountain Scholar Award. 

Rinae Olsen

New Skidmore softball coach Rinae Olsen most recently served as an assistant coach at Ithaca College, where she helped the team achieve a third-place finish in the 2018 NCAA Division III championships as well as several regional titles.

Skidmore in the news logo

Skidmore faculty, staff and alumni are frequently featured or quoted by major media outlets. See a roundup of recent news stories with Skidmore connections.

Writing in a journal

Are you a storyteller? For an upcoming issue of Scope magazine, tell us about books you’ve written or other ways you’ve applied creative thought to storytelling.

License plate

Would you be interested in a custom NYS license plate for Skidmore College? If so, how do you think it should look? Share your thoughts, then the Alumni Board will choose concepts for your vote.

Recent accomplishments from the classes of 1989, 2002, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Dinner table setting

Gather with area alumni, parents and friends on Sept. 19 in Greenwich, Connecticut, for a reception with President Philip A. Glotzbach and Marie Glotzbach to honor their 17 years of leadership at Skidmore. Attend a Dinner for 12 Strangers event in Minneapolis in September.

Ree Morton artwork

At noon Aug. 20, Ian Berry leads a Curator’s Tour of “Ree Morton: The Plant That Heals May Also Poison.” The exhibition will be on display in the Wachenheim Gallery through Jan. 5. The Upbeat on the Roof series continues with shows on Aug. 15 and 22.

Author Richard Russo

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo will discuss his new novel “Chances Are...” at 7 p.m. Aug. 21 at Arthur Zankel Music Center as part of Northshire Bookstore’s Off the Shelf series. 

Mac and Beats headphones

Buy a new Mac or iPad through the Skidmore Shop and get a free pair of Beats wireless headphones. Education pricing allows for even more savings, including discounts on AppleCare+. Visit us in-store or online for more information.

Join this virtual community to connect with fellow Skidmore alumni and friends. Participation is free. The first featured book will be “Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong about the World — and Why Things are Better Than You Think,” this year’s Class of 2023 summer reading. The group will get started in late August. Sign up today.

Career Jam logo

Do you have career experience and advice to share with current students? Sign up as a mentor for this year’s Career Jam, an Oct. 18 kickoff event for Celebration Weekend and Skidmore’s largest professional networking event of the year.

Fall scene

On Saturday, Oct. 5, all alumni and their families are invited to return to campus to enjoy a day of activities for all ages and free time to walk the campus, visit downtown and return to favorite on- and off-campus haunts. A schedule of events is in the works.

Reading Class Notes

Find out what your fellow alumni are up to, from retirement plans to career milestones and family news. For more information, contact Mary Monigan by email or at 800-564-0115. You can submit your news online.

Alumni Memorial Garden

As a service to classmates, here is a listing of deceased alumni and online obituaries recently brought to Skidmore’s attention.