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Tee off in the Thoroughbred Cup Golf Tournament, celebrate alumni athletes at the Hall of Fame Benefit and Induction Ceremony, cheer on former athletes at their alumni games, and more! All are welcome to take part in this exciting weekend, Sept. 30 to Oct. 2!

Fall campus scenic

The College will host Celebration Weekend for families Oct. 14-16. Please keep an eye on the website for the most up-to-date information as planning progresses.

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Now until Nov. 4, nominate alumni for recognition awards and for positions on the alumni board. Alumni in class years ending with 3 and 8 are especially urged to nominate classmates for one of several achievement or service awards.

Mentor works with student

The ZEN Mentoring Program pairs Skidmore juniors with alumni mentors based on shared career interests. After a successful pilot last year, the program is being expanded in 2022-23, and recruitment is underway for mentors. Learn more and apply to be a mentor here.

Danny Tejada '09

Read about recent accomplishments from the classes of 1994, 1995, and 2009.

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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.

Kimberly Varella, Encino Velodrome (detail)

Three new exhibitions open soon! “ROOM•MATE 2022” features Tang collection works that students can borrow. “Cabinet of Queeriosities,” curated by Roman Cohen ’22, the 2021-22 Eleanor Linder Winter ’43 Endowed Intern, uses a queer theory lens to present miniature versions of Tang art that visitors can rearrange. “Lotus Shoes: Stories between Stitches,” curated by Madeleine Ward-Schutlz, the 2021-22 Charina Endowment Fund Endowed Intern, explores how women adorned shoes for bound feet with vivid hues and intricate embroidery to express individuality.

America's Southwest

America's Southwest: A Luxury Train Adventure will take place April 18 to April 22, 2023. Ride the rails from Denver, Colorado to Moab, Utah and experience stunning vistas of the American Southwest from the comfort of expansive glass-dome trains aboard the well-appointed Rocky Mountaineer.


President Conner will visit Stamford, Connecticut, on Sept. 21 and Boston on Nov. 2. Professional development and lifelong learning webinars also continue this fall, and an archive of past webinars can be accessed at any time.

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


Now until Sept. 26, 2022, get AirPods with your purchase of an eligible Mac or iPad through the Skidmore Shop. You’ll also save with education pricing. Contact Doug at or 518-580-5491 for more information.

Man reading Scope magazine

Find out what your fellow alumni are up to, from career milestones to family updates. You can submit your news online. Please direct any Class Notes-related questions to

Alumni Memorial Garden

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