Also In This Issue
Women's tennis

Skidmore’s men’s and women’s tennis teams have each clinched Liberty League championships, advancing to the upcoming NCAA tournaments. Read more athletics news on the Skidmore Athletics website.

Freirich Entrepreneurship Competition

As the winner of this year’s Freirich Entrepreneurship Competition, Dylan Telano ’23 has secured a $20,000 first-place prize to support his growing online writing platform. Eight finalists pitched their ideas during the final round of the competition in April.

Virtual Reunion 2021

Though an in-person gathering is unfortunately not possible this spring, class volunteers and staff liaisons are proud to bring you a full month of virtual Reunion activities. Please find the full schedule of events on the Reunion homepage.

Commencement 2021

Skidmore plans to hold commencement exercises for the Class of 2021 on Saturday, May 22, as an in-person event at Saratoga Performing Arts Center that will be open to the entire senior class. The ceremony will also be livestreamed on the Skidmore website.

Save the Date: Celebration Weekend

The College hopes 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 

Recent accomplishments from the classes of 1993, 2008, 2012, 2016 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.

Tang

Learn all about “All Together Now,” a regional collections-sharing project led by the Tang and involving The Hyde Collection, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, Saratoga Arts, Saratoga County History Center, SPAC and Yaddo. Join us for weekly craft circles on Wednesdays at noon to make crochet corals as part of the Saratoga Springs Satellite Reef project.

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.

Alumni travel

Alumni travel will resume this fall and into 2022. See the list of exciting destinations — domestic and abroad — on the itinerary.

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

Show your Thoroughbred spirit with some new Skidmore-branded gear! Get free shipping (regular ground shipping within the continental United States) on all branded items at Skidmoreshop.com using offer code FreeShip2021. The offer may not be combined with any other promotion. 

Class notes

New Class Notes are now posted online and will appear in the upcoming edition of Scope magazine, due out later this month. 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.