Also In This Issue
Celebration Weekend

Celebration Weekend, Skidmore's annual open house for students' families, will feature faculty seminars, performances, a president's hour, campus tours and more from Friday, Oct. 18, through Sunday, Oct. 20.

Reminiscing at Reunion

New Class Notes are posted online and can be found in the fall edition of Scope magazine, out this month. For more information, contact Mary Monigan by email or at 800-564-0115. You can submit your news online.

Jie Li '16

Recent accomplishments from the classes of 1981, 1986, 1993, 2008, 2009, 2016 and 2019.

Alumni awards

Until Nov. 3, nominate alumni for recognition awards and for positions on the alumni board. Alumni in class years ending with 0 and 5 are especially urged to nominate classmates for distinguished achievement or outstanding service awards.

Women's volleyball

Liberty League playoff berths are on the line for four of Skidmore’s fall teams. Conference play has begun and men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball and field hockey are all in the early hunt to qualify for postseason play. 

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.

Recruitment at Skidmore

Would you like to see more Skidmore grads at your company? Connect with Skidmore’s Career Development Center to sign up for next spring’s Skidmore Recruitment Day, a job-interviewing day in NYC exclusive to Skidmore seniors. If you or an employer you know is interested, email Pam Fisher. Employers can be from any location or industry.

Creating Our Future logo

The Trustee $1.5 Million Challenge, offered by Kal and Pia Das P’18 and Maria and Jerry Markowitz P’13, has exceeded its goal. The challenge was met by 106 donors who contributed $2.4 million, for a combined $3.9 million. The Glotzbach Scholars initiative now aims to establish funding for 17 scholars, one for each year of the Glotzbachs’ leadership.

Dinner setting

Make new connections at Dinner for 12 Strangers events in Portland, Oregon, and London on Oct. 23, in Seattle on Oct. 24, and in Portland, Maine, on Nov. 5. Join President Glotzbach and Marie Glotzbach for a Presidential Celebration on Nov. 6 in Boston. Holiday gatherings are coming soon.

Dayna Joseph '19

Dayna Joseph ’19, who curated the exhibition “New Ms. Thang" as the Tang's 2017-2018 Carole Marchand ’57 endowed intern, talked about the experience in a recent interview. On Nov. 7, the Tang will host its next Dunkerley Dialogue with artist and furniture maker Ken Landauer and Levi Rogers, director of sustainability programs and assessment at Skidmore. 

Ensemble Connect

Ensemble Connect, a group of classical musicians based out of Carnegie Hall, will celebrate its 13th year at Skidmore at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18. The residency is supported by David and Beverly Sanders Payne '59. The Filene Scholars Concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, will feature the 2019 winners of the Filene Music Scholarship, established in 1982 by the Lincoln and Therese Filene Foundation.

'How to Tell a True Immigrant Story'

Three films created by Skidmore students or recent alums and fellows of MDOCS’ summer residency program, the Storytellers’ Institute, will be screened at the Adirondack Film Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19. "The Harvest" by Samuel D. Hunter, directed by Artist-in-Residence John Michael DiResta, will be performed Oct. 18-24 at the Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater.

Journey through Europe

Take a “Great Journey Through Europe” with Professor of History Erica Bastress-Dukehart from July 8-18, 2020. The trip through Switzerland, France, Germany and the Netherlands combines river, rail, lake and mountain travel.

Skidmore branded merchandise

The Skidmore Shop is offering free shipping through Wednesday, Nov. 11, for orders placed in the Shop and online. Use promo code ScopeShip2019 to apply the savings to your order.

Alumni Memorial Garden

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