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Registration is open for both Reunion weekends! Classes ending in 2s and 7s are invited to return June 2-5, while classes ending in 0s, 5s, 1s, and 6s will return for a special Reunion Weekend June 10-12. Visit the Reunion website for more information and to register today!

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Join President Conner virtually as he presents his 2022 State of the College address to alumni and current parents at 7 p.m. June 27. He looks forward to updating our community about Skidmore’s progress and goals at the end of the academic and fiscal year. He will review and celebrate the many successes of this year while offering insights into Skidmore’s exciting future. Register here to attend.

Lara Downes at the piano

Join us for an exclusive performance by pianist and NPR host Lara Downes at Arthur Zankel Music Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, as part of Skidmore’s Filene Anniversary Concert Series. Downes’ dynamic work as a sought-after performer, a chart-topping recording artist, a producer, curator, activist, and arts advocate positions her as a cultural visionary on the national arts scene.

Susannah Mintz

The annual Edwin M. Moseley Faculty Lecture will be presented by English Professor Susannah Mintz at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in Gannett Auditorium. In "From Milton to Memoir: On Sentences, Story, and Self," Mintz will explain how she got from Milton to disability scholarship to memoir and back again, with stops at crime fiction, pain research, hypochondria, and the life-affirming power of a sentence.

Soft Monitor artwork

The artist collective Soft Monitor (Victoria Manganiello ’12 and Julian Goldman) offers a workshop at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, that covers the basics of weaving and embedding messages into cloth using ASCII character codes. Soft Monitor’s work is on view in "Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science." Learn more about “Radical Fiber” from the curators, artists, scientists, and entrepreneurs who took part in the “Radical Fiber” Symposium.

Skidmore Chorus performing in Zankel Music Center

Senior recitals and performances by the Skidmore Chorus and Vocal Chamber Ensemble, Skidmore Small Jazz Ensembles, and Guitar Ensemble are coming up this month. The Skidmore World Music Showcase: Student Work from North Indian Ensemble, Bluegrass Studio, and Chinese Ensemble will be presented at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 24.

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Skidmore faculty, staff, and alumni are frequently featured or quoted by major media outlets. See a roundup of recent news stories with Skidmore connections.

Daniella Deutsch '17

Read about recent accomplishments from the classes of 1983, 2001, and 2017.

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Joining the Career Advisor Network is a great opportunity to stay connected with the College and help students and fellow alumni as they navigate their job search or career self-discovery. All alumni and parents are invited to become advisors and share your valuable experiences.

Citi Field

Skidmore will return to Citi Field in NYC on May 15; availability is limited, so register now. Converse with faculty members on their areas of expertise during our upcoming Cocktails and Conversations programs. Alumni, parents, and friends also have exclusive access to a variety of professional development and lifelong learning webinars. Check out upcoming events and the archives.

Surrey-Williamson Inn

Housed in a beautiful, century-old manor, Surrey-Williamson Inn offers 10 charming guest rooms, award-winning catering services, and a variety of meeting and event spaces perfect for campus visits, weddings and special events. Make your online room reservation here; use promo code “SKIDALUM” to receive the Skidmore alumni rate. For more information, contact surrey@skidmore.edu.

Machu Picchu

Take an exclusive 16-day tour to Peru and Ecuador, Oct. 15-30, 2022, to explore two of South America’s treasures: the enigmatic ruins at Machu Picchu and the fascinating Galapagos Islands.

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Are you graduating or know someone who is? Get your grad the gift of Apple! From now until June 25, enjoy an additional $50 off education pricing on MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs at the Skidmore Shop. With work shifting to online, you can succeed at virtually anything with the right technology. Contact Doug Chang, 518-580-5491.

Man reading Class Notes in Scope magazine

New Class Notes will be posted online and will appear in the upcoming edition of Scope magazine, due out later this spring. You can also submit your news online. Longtime Class Notes Editor Mary Monigan recently embarked on her retirement, so please direct any Class Notes-related questions to classnotes@skidmore.edu.

Alumni Memorial Garden

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