Also In This Issue
Wyckoff Center ribbon-cutting

Skidmore’s dedicated space for connecting people and programs that underscore the importance of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice has been named in recognition of the leadership and generous support of Alicia and Bob Wyckoff.

Skidmore campus aerial photo

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.

Fall on campus

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.

Violinist Joshua Bell

You’re invited to join us for upcoming in-person events, including an Entrepreneurial Artist reception in Maine, a meet-and-greet with President Conner on Cape Cod, and an evening with the Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC. Converse with faculty members during our summer Cocktails and Conversations programs. Also, check out a variety of professional development and lifelong learning webinars online.

Frances Day logo

On July 9, the Tang’s annual community open house — Frances Day — returns with art-making, tours, music, and more! Also on July 9, the Tang opens a new exhibition, “Where Words Falter: Art and Empathy,” which presents art from the Tang collection and explores how we define, practice, and experience compassion and connection.

Kenny Barron Trio

This summer’s Stewart’s Signature Series features a Skidmore Jazz Institute Faculty All-Stars tribute to George Wein as part of the Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival at SPAC; Kenny Barron Trio at Arthur Zankel Music Center; Grammy-nominated Tia Fuller, with Intersections, at Caffe Lena; and literary readings. Made possible through a generous grant from Stewart’s Shops and the Dake Family, the lineup celebrates community and collaborations with local partners.

Students perform in a jazz band

The NYS Summer Writers Institute will virtually host over 120 students from across the country in July. Readings by renowned faculty and visiting writers will also be offered virtually. The SITI Summer Theater Workshop is virtually welcoming 55 theater professionals from 17 countries this June. SITI Company will be in residence, teaching classes and broadcasting public events live. Though the Skidmore Jazz Institute is on hiatus this summer, the program will produce an in-person Concert Series.

Haja Isatu Bah ’21

Read about recent accomplishments from the classes of 1994, 2002, 2011, 2017, and 2021.

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.

Career Advisor Network logo

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.

Machu Picchu

Alumni travel opportunities are available for 2022. See the list of exciting destinations — domestic and abroad — on the itinerary.

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.

Skidmore tote bag

From now until the end of June, receive a free Skidmore tote with any purchase over $75 from skidmoreshop.com; be sure to type “SCOPE” in the comments section when checking out online. To learn about promotions like this, sales events, new products, and more, sign up for our monthly newsletter here and/or connect with us on social @theskidmoreshop on Facebook and Instagram.

Alumna talking and walking at Reunion

New Class Notes will be posted online and appear in the spring 2022 issue of Scope magazine, out soon. You can submit your news online, and 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.