Monthly Archives: March 2014

In a word (bubble): Skidmore in Spain

The Resident Director for our Skidmore in Spain program is coming to visit next week and I’ve been going through past evaluations to try and learn as much as I can about this program. I’m a visual learner and so … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Homestay, Language, Off-Campus Programs, Skidmore in Spain, Spain | Comments Off on In a word (bubble): Skidmore in Spain

A new course for study abroad students!

If you’re planning to studying abroad next spring, you should think about enrolling in the new fall course FL 275: “The Study Abroad Experience“. This one credit course is designed for students who intend to study abroad in a non-English … Continue reading Continue reading

Comments Off on A new course for study abroad students!

Still Accepting Applications for Next Fall!

Welcome back from spring break! Did you know that it’s not too late to apply for your fall semester abroad?! DEADLINES EXTENDED: Skidmore in Spain – April 1st Skidmore in Paris – April 1st Students applying to a non-Skidmore approved … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Deadlines, Off-Campus Programs, Paris, Spain | Comments Off on Still Accepting Applications for Next Fall!

Skidmore in London: High Tea Event

Two minutes into the program, there were more London FYE and London JYA students present than expected. All were ready to indulge into the quintessential British treats including: Digestives, Scones with clotted cream, English breakfast tea and finger-sized sandwiches. The … Continue reading Continue reading

Posted in Events, Returning to campus, Skidmore in London | Comments Off on Skidmore in London: High Tea Event

Upcoming GIS/Tech Workshops!

The following workshops will be offered at the GIS Center within the next few weeks.  They are open to everyone in the Skidmore community, regardless of GIS experience.   Digital Map Storytelling with ArcGIS Online Tuesday March 4th 7:30pm In this short hands-on workshop, we will show you how easy it is to create a digital storymap using only a smartphone and free websites. We will be using the camera on your phone, a free image website (such as Picasa or Flickr) and ArcGIS Online.   Make Your First Website Thursday March 6th 7:00pm In this workshop you will learn how to design the beginnings of your own portfolio site. You will be taking advantage of the latest tools such as HTML5 and CSS3 while also following current design standards. This workshop assumes that you have no prior knowledge to web programming.   Download and Print Your Own Topo Maps Monday March 17th 2:30pm USGS Topo Maps are incredibly useful for hiking, planning trips, or giving your dorm room some pizzazz. Benefits of paper maps include: no need to recharge, you can take them anywhere, folding them is fun, and they let everyone around you know that you could have […] Continue reading

Posted in Events, GIS, training, Workshop | Comments Off on Upcoming GIS/Tech Workshops!