Also In This Issue

Ensemble Connect celebrates its 13th year at Skidmore with a concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14. A musical celebration of "Moby Dick" will bring Melville's scenes to life at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. Guest faculty member David Le, flute, performs Feb. 23, Skidmore College Orchestra performs Feb. 29, and Frederic Chiu, piano, performs March 1.

Big Green Scream

The Thoroughbreds men's and women's basketball teams host Clarkson University at the Big Green Scream on Saturday, Feb. 15. The fans will also choose the name of our Skidmore-inspired Stewart’s ice cream flavor from two finalists after the field was narrowed by the campus community and alums. Whichever name draws the loudest scream wins.

An opening event for the new exhibition "FLEX" on Feb. 22 will feature a talk with co-curators Dan Curley, associate professor of classics, and Greg Spinner, teaching professor of religious studies, followed by a reception. On Feb. 27, the Tang welcomes acclaimed artist Wangechi Mutu for the third annual Winter/Miller Lecture

Jodie Skillicorn '91

Recent accomplishments from the classes of 1953, 1991, 2003, 2016 and 2018. 

Phil and Marie Glotzbach

The Glotzbachs make two tour stops in Florida this month. Attend a Dinner for 12 Strangers in Charlotte, N.C., on Feb. 25, or a Winter Mixer Happy Hour in Louisville, Ky., on Feb. 27. In early March, Associate Professor Bob Turner speaks about immigration in D.C. and Virginia and the Bandersnatchers perform in Florida. 

Alums taking photos

Share your special life moments by submitting high-resolution photos for possible inclusion in Scope to We especially welcome photos that showcase multiple alums, a visit to campus or Skidmore swag. Photos showing Skidmore gear will be entered into a drawing for a Skidmore Shop gift card!

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.


Embark on a 15-day Pearls of Dalmatia excursion from Aug. 24 to Sept. 7. This tour of Croatia and Slovenia includes a trip to the beautiful Dalmatian coast and treasured city of Dubrovnik. 

Career Advisor Network logo

The Career Advisor Network is a great way to engage with and assist students and alumni by sharing your career experiences. Create an account and users will contact you if they have questions or want to connect.  

Skidmore Shop discount promo

Receive a 10% discount off your first online order by signing up for the Skidmore Shop’s email list at the bottom of the Shop’s website. 


Class correspondents are now seeking news and photos for Scope. Contact your class correspondent or submit your news online. For more information, contact Mary Monigan by email or at 800-564-0115.

Alumni Memorial Garden

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