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Summer institutes

Skidmore's renowned summer institutes, led by the top artists and scholars in their fields, will be offered online this year. Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 Skidmore Jazz Institute (June 27-July 9), Summer Theater Workshop with SITI Company (June 13-July 2) and New York State Summer Writers Institute (June 27-July 23).

Reunion banner

After careful consideration of federal and state data on the status of COVID-19 and its mutations, present and potential, the College has decided that holding an on-campus Reunion this June is not in the best interest of our community.

Athletics 

The Liberty League has approved resumption of spring sports competition and championships for baseball, softball, men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse, men's tennis, women's tennis, men's rowing, women's rowing and men's golf. League competition will commence no earlier than the weekend of March 26. 

Virtual senior recitals

The Skidmore Music Department will stream virtual senior recitals this spring. Atticus Rego ’21, a bass-baritone, will be the first to present at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 27. He is pursuing degrees in economics and theater. More information on recitals in April and May is coming soon.

Notables 

Recent accomplishments from the classes of 1961, 1962, 1983, 1998, 2003, 2009, 2011 and 2019.

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.

Tang 

The annual Winter/Miller Lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 11, will feature acclaimed artist Nick Cave in conversation with Nathan Bloom, the 2020-21 Eleanor Linder Winter ’43 intern. At noon Friday, March 12, a Dunkerley Dialogue on the exhibition “Energy in All Directions” will feature poet Forrest Gander, artist Kay Rosen and Skidmore Professor April Bernard.

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, please contact Pam Fisher in the Career Development Center.

Alumni travel

Join retired golf coach and FOSA Hall of Famer Tim Brown from June 11-19, 2022, for this custom golf and cultural tour of Scotland and England. It includes five rounds of golf for those who play, special cultural excursions for non-golfers, and several shared cultural experiences for the entire group. Space is limited and early reservations are required.

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

If you buy an Apple device with us now until April 30, you’ll be entered into a drawing for a 2019 Space Gray 15" MacBook Pro with touch bar, 16GB Ram, 256GB. The Skidmore Shop is an Authorized Apple Campus Store that offers education pricing on the latest models as well as deals on previous years’ devices. Visit the website for full drawing details.

Alumni photo for Class Notes

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.

Class notes

Share your latest news and accomplishments with your fellow alumni. 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.