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Submit your recent, high-resolution photos for possible inclusion in Scope magazine's Class Notes section. 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. 

Alumni Board

Who are the Skidmore Alumni Association Board of Directors and what do they do? Behind the scenes, this dynamic and diverse group of volunteers plays an important role in shaping the Skidmore experience for current and future alumni. President Rob Resnick ’88 sums up the board’s key achievements over the past year. 

Celebration Weekend

The College plans to host an in-person Celebration Weekend for families Oct. 15-17. Please keep an eye on the website for the most up-to-date information as planning progresses. 

Notables

Read about recent accomplishments from the classes of 1964, 1983, 1987, 2008, and 2017. 

Skidmore in the news

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

Interactive virtual events

Enjoy small, interactive events with faculty as part of the new Cocktails & Conversation series. Alumni, parents, and friends also have exclusive access to professional development and lifelong learning webinars at any time. Browse the archives. 

Tang

Look After Each Other: Intimacy and Community,” now online, is organized by Nathan Bloom ’21 and foregrounds the humanity of people with HIV/AIDS. “Un-Representation,” opening at the Tang on Aug. 28, is organized by Maria Staack ’22 and uses abstract work by Black artists as a source for meditative restoration. 

Alumni travel

Discover Southeast Alaska Aug. 5-12, 2022. During this expedition cruise, navigate narrow channels and waterways with skilled naturalists at your side — ready to encounter Alaska's abundant wildlife, breathtaking peaks and fjords, and ice-blue glaciers of unfathomable proportions. 

Share opportunities

Help Skidmore students with their career journeys! Our Career Development Center continues to work with alumni to build recruitment relationships for jobs and virtual internships. Email Pam Fisher, associate director of employer outreach. 

Skidmore Shop

Now until Sept. 27, get free AirPods with your purchase of a MacBook or an iPad from the Skidmore Shop. Check out the Shop’s selection of Apple products. Contact Doug Chang (518-580-5491) with any questions.

Class notes

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

In memoriam

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