Skidmore helps kick off Farm Aid 2013

This September Saratoga Springs and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center were hosts of Farm Aid 2013. Farm Aid is a non-profit organization whose mission is “to keep family farmers on their land.” One of the ways Farm Aid supports this Continue reading Skidmore helps kick off Farm Aid 2013

Greetings from the North Woods Stewards

By: Eliza Hollister & Meghan Burke, Summer 2013 North Woods Stewards The term stewardship brings many images to mind. It connotes respect, responsibility, and caring. As North Woods Stewards, the two of us work to make the woods the best Continue reading Greetings from the North Woods Stewards

Skidmore Defends SteerHead Title in 2013 Bike to Work Day Challenge

Skidmore College successfully defended their title as SteerHead Trophy Champions in this year’s Bike to Work Day Challenge. The challenge, organized by Bikeatoga, encourages individuals and organizations around Saratoga Springs to bike to work as a way to promote bicycling Continue reading Skidmore Defends SteerHead Title in 2013 Bike to Work Day Challenge

Seventh annual Give+Go is a major success

Student move-out is a time of goodbyes, exciting new beginnings, but also frenzied packing. For the past seven years, Skidmore has partnered with local and regional organizations to capture and donate unwanted items left behind by students during the end Continue reading Seventh annual Give+Go is a major success

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Remain an Important Topic for Students, Staff & Faculty

Over the last several years there has been growing global and local momentum around the topic of local foods and sustainable agriculture. Students and educators are interested in the health and environmental benefits that result from investing in local and Continue reading Sustainable Agriculture & Food Remain an Important Topic for Students, Staff & Faculty

Discussion with Slow Democracy author Susan Clark

Monday, March 18, 2013 7:00 pm Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery Susan Clark, co-author (with Woden Teachout) of Slow Democracy: Rediscovering Community, Bringing Decision Making Back Home will speak about the ideas in the book and lead a small-group, Continue reading Discussion with Slow Democracy author Susan Clark

Comedian Dirck Toll Performing High Energy Humor With Low Energy Consumption

LEVELLING CHARGES High Energy Humor With Low Energy Consumption Performed by Dirck Toll 2:00 PM Sunday February 10, 2013 Caffe Lena, 47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, NY For the next phase in modern entertainment, innovative humorist Dirck Toll presents a Continue reading Comedian Dirck Toll Performing High Energy Humor With Low Energy Consumption