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Fall at Skidmore

An in-person Celebration Weekend for families will be held Oct. 15-17. Registration is open through Oct. 7 and can be completed on the Celebration Weekend website or directly through the link emailed to parents on Sept. 15. Visit the website for more information and to view the schedule. A highlight of the weekend’s festivities will be the inauguration of Marc C. Conner as Skidmore’s eighth president.

Skidmore Encore lecture

The popular lecture series Skidmore Encore will be presented live online in two 45-minute webinars each Tuesday from Oct. 12 through Nov. 9. See the schedule for presenters and topics. Registration is now open to those age 55 and older and is free for those who register using a valid Skidmore email address; the fee is $95 for all others. Contact Coleen Stephenson, 518-580-5447, with any questions. 

Yellow balloons

Now until Nov. 5, nominate alumni for recognition awards and for positions on the alumni board. Alumni in class years ending with 2 and 7 are especially urged to nominate classmates for distinguished achievement or outstanding service awards.

Career Jam logo

Career Jam, Skidmore’s largest networking event of the year, will be held virtually on Oct. 22. Students want to hear from you and learn from your experiences. To be a Career Jam mentor, please sign up here and contact Lauren Sisson of the Career Development Center with any follow-up questions.

Michael Tisserand

New Orleans-based Michael Tisserand will discuss “Why We Need Krazy Kat" at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, during the 32nd annual Fox-Adler Lecture, open to all members of the Skidmore community as a virtual event. Register online to attend.

Roommate: Living with Tang Art

Roommate: Living with Tang Art returns! Stop by the museum to view works of art from the Tang collection that Skidmore students can borrow to hang in their rooms. The world premiere performance of “Energy in All Directions,” online, will feature new music created in a collaboration between Saratoga Performing Arts Center, the Academy of American Poets, and the Tang.

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.

Tracy Young-Pearse '97

Recent accomplishments from the classes of 1997, 2005, 2014, and 2016.

Class notes photo

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.

Spain and Portugal

We invite you to join us on a special 17-day journey to an alluring and delightful corner of the world. In a small group, discover the charm, romance, and enduring traditions of Portugal and Northern Spain from March 25 to April 10, 2022.

Virtual webinars

Upcoming virtual events include “Ins & Outs of Financial Aid” and “Navigating a successful transition to College – for Parents!” Alumni, parents and friends also have exclusive access to professional development and lifelong learning webinars at any time. Browse the archives.

Mailing list discount

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Reading 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.

Alumni Memorial Garden

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