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Giving Tuesday logo

Mark your calendars! Nov. 29 is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back, and Skidmore is participating again this year. But why wait? Beat the rush and join this year’s effort by making a gift today. As an added bonus this year, we’re offering a cookie to current students at the start of finals week for each GivingTuesday donor – help us share the joy! Together, we make a difference.

Student walking on campus

Do you have a high school junior about to begin the college search process? Skidmore invites high school juniors who are the children or grandchildren of Skidmore alumni or employees, and siblings of current students, to attend the Junior Admissions Workshop on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, on the Skidmore campus. Register here.

Study baskets

Give your student a boost of encouragement during fall semester study days with a Study Basket! Each basket is $30 and contains snacks, drinks, activities, and other goodies, and you can include an encouraging note for your student. Order by Dec. 7!

Sheldon Solomon

Psychology Professor Sheldon Solomon will present the virtual lecture “Hitler and Twittler: (Un)Truth and Fascism” at 7 p.m. Dec. 6. Register for the webinar here. Also, browse our archive of past webinars at any time.

Madeleine Ward-Schultz ’22 installs her exhibition Lotus Shoes: Stories between Stitches at the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College. Photo by Megan Mumford.

Check out the latest first-person essays by recent graduates who completed yearlong pre-professional internships at the Tang Teaching Museum this summer: Roman Cohen ’22, the 2021-22 Eleanor Linder Winter Endowed Intern; and Madeleine Ward-Schultz '22, the 2021-22 Charina Endowment Fund Endowed Intern.

Men's soccer match

The Thoroughbred men’s and women’s soccer teams earned Liberty League tournament berths. The women tied Clarkson in the quarterfinals, with the Golden Knights advancing on penalty kicks. The men advanced to the championship game after a win over Hobart and a tie at Vassar. The Thoroughbreds lost to top seed St. Lawrence.

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.

Isabelle Albin

Read about recent accomplishments from the classes of 1985, 2012, and 2018.

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.

Waterfall in Iceland

During our specially designed, seven-night circumnavigation of Iceland from June 17-25, 2023, experience close encounters with primal landscapes and unique wildlife at the best time of year, when the midnight sun of the summer solstice melds into lingering twilight. Cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, five-star Le Bellot.

Free shipping logo

Free shipping! Mark your calendars for Monday, Nov. 28, and take advantage of skidmoreshop.com’s free standard shipping with use of promo code Cyber Monday, valid on Nov. 28 only.

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.

Alum reading Class Notes

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 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.