Also In This Issue
Tang Museum tour

Two new exhibitions, “Radical Fiber: Threads Connecting Art and Science” and “Opener 34: Ruby Sky Stiler — New Patterns,” are now open to the public. The acclaimed Dunkerley Dialogue series continues at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, with an in-person conversation between artist Ruby Sky Stiler and Associate Professor of Psychology Casey Schofield. Check out an essay by Nathan Bloom ’21 on his experiences as the 2020-21 Eleanor Linder Winter Intern at the Tang.

Men's basketball game

Skidmore opened the spring semester with a series of wins, including a pair of comeback victories by the men’s basketball team and strong showings by the women’s basketball team, the men's hockey team, the riding team, and the swimming and diving teams.

Start your college in the right direction

Skidmore’s annual Junior Admissions Workshop for high school juniors will take the form of four virtual, recorded sessions this month. These sessions will provide valuable insights to make the college search more understandable and achievable. To register and view the recorded workshops, visit the JAWS website.

Student on a laptop

Is your high school student ready for college-level learning? A virtual Pre-College course is an opportunity to explore a new area of study while earning college credit. Applications are now open for the summer session. Classes run July 5 through Aug. 5. Sign up here to receive more information.

Ensemble Connect musicians

Ensemble Connect, a group of the finest young professional classical musicians based out of Carnegie Hall, celebrates its 15th year at Skidmore with a concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18. This performance will be livestreamed and, if conditions permit, will also be open to the public in the Arthur Zankel Music Center. Please check the website for links and updates or contact Lilly Routledge.

Barbara Reyes-Conner and President Marc Conner

President Marc Conner is planning two late-February visits to Florida — to Naples on Feb. 26 and Vero Beach on Feb. 28. All are welcome. Also, the virtual Cocktails and Conversations series has resumed, offering more opportunities to connect in an informal and engaging way with faculty. A list of upcoming programs can now be found on the Regional Events webpage.

Career Advisor Network logo

The Career Development Center seeks new volunteers for the Skidmore Career Advisor Network, where students connect with career advisors throughout the year for guidance on networking, resumes, grad school, and more. To register or update your account, visit the CDC website. We also invite you to join our LinkedIn group, Skidmore College Career Connections.

Akaylia Morgan ’18

Read about recent accomplishments from the classes of 1981, 2009, and 2018. 

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.

Buffalo roam in the American West

From Sept. 1-9, 2022, awaken your pioneering spirit by tracing the legends and natural splendors of the American West — an awe-inspiring expanse filled with beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, hiking, storytelling, and incredible historic lodges you’ll write home about.

Skidmore Shop Instagram logo

The Skidmore Shop is now on Facebook and Instagram! Follow us @theskidmoreshop for our latest and greatest. 

Two alums in a 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.

Alumni at Reunion

Class correspondents are now seeking news and photos for Scope. Contact your class correspondent or submit your news online. After more than 25 years of service to Skidmore, 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.