Also In This Issue
Fall leaves

Skidmore will host a virtual Celebration Weekend for the families of Skidmore students this fall. Details are forthcoming, but anyone who planned to attend the on-campus weekend in mid-October should cancel any local reservations.

Patricia O. Loftman ’71

Recent accomplishments from the classes of 1971, 1991, 2006 and 2009.

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.

Webinar landing page

Gain new perspectives through Skidmore’s summer series of faculty webinars and new professional development and lifelong learning webinars for alumni. Register for any upcoming events, or explore the archives for a plethora of past events.

Tim Davis

Tune in to the Tang’s Instagram for takeovers. A talk and concert with artist/writer/musician Tim Davis at 8 p.m. Aug. 11 will celebrate his new exhibition catalog. Caroline Coxe ’20, 2019-2020 Eleanor Linder Winter ’43 intern, will talk to the founders of the ecosex movement and discuss Lover Earth: Art and Ecosexuality at 7 p.m. Aug. 13.

Career Development Center logo

Students need the help of Skidmore alumni more than ever. Is your company recruiting for jobs or internships? Perhaps you have a short-term project that would be ideal for the new FLASH internship program? Let the Career Development Center know of available opportunities.

Dialogue bubbles

To better serve alumni, the College is administering a short survey about email campaigns, online communications and the impact that COVID-19 may have on alumni’s ability to engage with Skidmore virtually. Alumni participation will help inform decisions about how Skidmore reaches out in the weeks and months ahead. The survey will close on Aug. 31.

Apple AirPods

Get free AirPods with the purchase of a Mac or an iPad from the Skidmore Shop. The Shop has a limited inventory of 2019 Apple devices that are up to an additional $350 off the education price and carries the latest models as well. Please contact Doug Chang for more information.


Submit your recent, high-resolution photos for possible inclusion in Scope. Please briefly describe the moment in the image and all individuals who appear. Images that show unique or special moments, multiple alumni or Skidmore swag are especially welcome.


The Skidmore Alumni Travel Program is open for reservations. Visit the website to learn more about the tours that will be offered in 2021 and beyond.

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.