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OCSE Student Blog Feature: Castles, Cathedrals, and more!

Our student bloggers have been hard at work writing some great posts for their blogs! This month there have been a lot of trips to see historical sites in the cities they are studying abroad and in surrounding places. Zoe,... Continue Reading →

Study Abroad Photo Contest

Did you go abroad in the 2016-17 academic year? Did you take a lot of photos? If yes, you should submit to our photo contest! There are four categories that you can enter up to 5 photos to win: My... Continue Reading →

OCSE Events this week!

Welcome Back Students! It’s time to buckle down for the school year, but don’t worry,  OCSE has plenty of upcoming events for you to get ready. Thursday, September 14th, 2017 we are hosting a welcome back ice cream social in... Continue Reading →

OCSE New Student Bloggers!!

Welcome back! We’ve missed you:) While classes start today at Skidmore, there are nearly 150 Skidmore students starting their academic year in a different country. We’ve asked four of them to keep track of their experience through a blog and... Continue Reading →


Diversity and Inclusion at Skidmore College

Skidmore College is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community in which members develop their abilities to live in a complex and interconnected world. Consistent with our educational mission, we recognize ourselves as a community that respects individual identities based on varying sociocultural characteristics such as race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, first language, religious and spiritual tradition, age, ability, socioeconomic status, and learning style. We strive to create a socially just world that honors the dignity and worth of each individual, and we seek to build a community centered on mutual respect and openness to ideas—one in which individuals value cultural and intellectual diversity and share the responsibility for creating a welcoming, safe, and inclusive environment. We recognize that our community is most inclusive when all members participate to their full capacity in the spirited, and sometimes challenging, conversations that are at the center of the College's educational mission.