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Fall leaves

Celebration Weekend will kick off Oct. 16 as a virtual experience for the families of Skidmore students. Highlights include a President's Hour with Marc C. Conner, faculty webinars, opportunities to connect and network, a social media contest and more. Register for events online.

Luis Miranda Jr. in Siempre, Luis

Join President Marc Conner and Luis Miranda Jr. at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, for a lively discussion about Miranda’s life, career and thoughts on fatherhood; the value of public service and the liberal arts; Miranda’s involvement with Skidmore; and his thoughts on the new HBO documentary about his life, Siempre, Luis.

Kevin Young

Kevin Young, author, poet and poetry editor at The New Yorker, will hold a live, hourlong reading and conversation with the Skidmore community at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, as part of the Racial Justice Initiative at Skidmore. Young will read from his new anthology, "African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song," to be released Oct. 20. Register online.


Now until Nov. 6, nominate alumni for 2021 recognition awards and for positions on the alumni board. Alumni in class years ending with 1 and 6 are especially urged to nominate classmates for distinguished achievement or outstanding service awards.

Kübra Kömek Kırlı ’10

Recent accomplishments from the classes of 1994, 2007, 2010, 2011.

Skidmore Athletics logo

The Skidmore College women’s soccer and lacrosse teams have brought on board new assistant coaches for the 2020-21 seasons. Jason Tenner has joined the Thoroughbred women’s soccer staff, while Rebecka Dale has been welcomed to the women’s lacrosse staff.

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.

Sonya Clark

Join the Tang at noon Friday, Oct. 16, for a talk with “Never Done” exhibiting artist Sonya Clark, a textile and social practice artist who explores history, race, culture and class. The Tang’s newest exhibition, “Energy in All Directions,” celebrates the legacies of the Shakers and the influential gallerist Hudson.

City of Saratoga Springs Monopoly

The City of Saratoga Springs Monopoly game is now available at Skidmore College is featured on this first-edition board that celebrates the Spa City. Sale proceeds benefit the ATC Community Fund, a nonprofit that supports charities in the Saratoga Springs area.

Skidmore Recruitment Day

Would you like to see more Skidmore talent at your company? Connect with Skidmore’s Career Development Center to explore recruitment for jobs or internships. Now is a perfect time to post virtual spring internships! For more information, email Pam Fisher.

Celebration Weekend sale promo

Enjoy 15% off all branded items at during the online Celebration Weekend sale Oct. 16-18. Happy shopping!


Alumni, parents and friends have exclusive access to a variety of professional development and lifelong learning webinars. Also check the Regional Events page for upcoming virtual presentations by Skidmore faculty.

Join this virtual community to connect with fellow Skidmore alumni and friends. The next book is “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous” by Ocean Vuong, and discussion begins Oct. 15. Participation is free. Sign up today.

Reading Class Notes

New Class Notes are coming soon, online and in the fall edition of Scope magazine. 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.