Also In This Issue
Staff bring Skidmore Cares donations to Williamson Sports Center

Through this year’s effort, Skidmore faculty, staff, and students donated more than 4,000 food items and more than 1,400 school supplies and personal care items for Saratoga County community organizations, in addition to roughly $2,000 in monetary donations.

Alumni and Parent Holiday 2021 Small Business Directory logo

Looking for that perfect gift this holiday season? Want to support a small business owned by a Skidmore alum or parent? For original artisan crafts and artwork, handmade jewelry and body care, services, eats and treats, look no further than the Alumni & Parent Holiday 2021 Small Business Directory.

Rob Resnick ’88

Alumni Association Board President Rob Resnick ’88 wishes you and your family the happiest of holidays. He shares a quick overview of the initiatives the board has been working on this year, for the benefit of alumni and the entire Skidmore community. But first, Rob describes how he and other board members participated in the year’s milestone event: the inauguration of President Conner.

Irish coastline

Enjoy insight from Skidmore President Marc Conner, a noted literary scholar, on Ireland and Irish culture in this video produced in conjunction with Capital Repertory Theatre's production of Frank McCourt’s "The Irish and How They Got That Way," which runs through Sunday, Dec. 19.

“More Than You Notice: Photographic Reflections of Humanity and Socialization” features photography from the Tang collection related to ideas in the new Bridge Experience course Power, Privilege, and Oppression: Advancing Social Justice. “On Their Own Terms” was organized by students in Outsiders? Folk and Self-Taught Artists in the United States, a Scribner Seminar.

President Marc Conner

President Marc Conner is planning two late-February visits to Florida — to Naples on Feb. 26 and Vero Beach on Feb. 28. Details will be posted soon. The Cocktails and Conversations series, featuring engaging and informal conversations with faculty, will also resume in the spring semester. Plus, upcoming and archived webinars are available through the Alumni Learning Consortium.

Alaska

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.

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. 

Rebecca Broussard

Recent accomplishments from the classes of 1992, 2004, 2005, and 2014.

Skidmore apparel

Do your last-minute shopping at skidmoreshop.com and be sure to get your order in by 2 p.m. EST on Dec. 17. For inspiration, check out our Holiday Gift Guide. Wishing you and yours a happy and healthy holiday season, and we look forward to seeing you in the new year!

Cover of Scope magazine, fall 2021

Click here for the online version of Scope magazine, which was mailed out earlier this month. Need to update your mailing address? Please let us know.

Reading Class Notes

New Class Notes were published in the fall edition of Scope magazine and are posted online. 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.