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Junior Admissions Workshop

Skidmore’s annual Junior Admissions Workshop for high school juniors will take the form of two virtual, recorded sessions this month. These sessions will provide valuable insights to make the college search more understandable and achievable. To register and view the recorded workshops, visit the JAWS website.  

Pre-College Program

Is your high school student ready for college-level learning? A virtual Pre-College course is an opportunity to explore a new area of study while earning college credit. Applications are now open for the summer program. Classes run July 5 through Aug. 6. Sign up here to receive more information

Ensemble Connect

At 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, join Ensemble Connect for an immersive online event — in collaboration with contemporary dance artist Wendell Gray II and Director Isabella LoRusso — that explores music’s power to physically and emotionally “move” people.  

Notables 

Recent accomplishments from the classes of 1983, 1999, 2004, 2007, 2019 and 2020. 

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. 

Athletics DEI initiative

Skidmore’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, which includes representatives of every team, has released a statement about its commitment to building a culture of respect and trust within the Athletic Department and the Skidmore community at large. 

Tang 

Explore the Tang’s new publication, Culture As Catalyst. Each chapter will be free to download every other week through May. Take part in monthly crochet workshops and weekly drop-ins to make crochet corals as part of the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef project. 

Summer Experience Fund

Each year, more than 100 Skidmore students receive Summer Experience Fund (SEF) grants to gain valuable experience through unpaid summer opportunities. If your organization has an unpaid summer internship opportunity to share, contact Pam Fisher in the Career Development Center. Donations to SEF can be made here.

Alumni travel

From Sept. 30 through Oct. 6, 2021, discover the majestic beauty of Canada on a nostalgic rail journey from Vancouver to Toronto that brings back the golden age of train travel. 

Educational webinars

Alumni, parents and friends have exclusive access to a variety of professional development and lifelong learning webinars. Check out the archives to browse a diverse selection of previously broadcast webinars at any time. 

Skidmore Shop

New year, new site! Skidmoreshop.com got a makeover in 2020, so take a peek — it’s worth a visit! As a bonus, you’ll receive 10% off your first online order when you sign up for the email list. Happy New Year! 

Class notes

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. 

In memoriam

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