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Joyce Jacobsen | Smith Salon

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Friday, December 11 at 6pm, doors at 5pm
Smith Opera House

Definition: “A salon is a gathering of people held by an inspiring host. During the gathering they amuse one another and increase their knowledge through conversation.”

Joyce JacobsenJoin us as scintillating speakers spark conversation on the Smith’s stage. Joyce Jacobsen, Hobart and William Smith Colleges President, will talk about “High Education’s Pandemic Pivot and a Look to the Future.”

Seating for the Smith Salons is extremely limited due to social distancing requirements. Though these events are free, donations are appreciated and registration is required.

All Salon attendee’s must pre-register through Eventbrite.


By purchasing tickets for this event you, and all other ticket holders in your party, agree to abide by The Smith Opera House’s COVID-19 policies. These policies include, but are not limited to: pre-assigned seating, wearing a face covering while at the venue, maintaining 6 feet physical distance between yourself and other patrons, abiding by all signage posted at the venue, and not entering the venue if you, or any member of your party, is feeling ill or has been in close contact with anyone with a known case of COVID-19.

Per order of the New York State Department of Health: should Ontario County’s COVID-19 positivity rate rise above 2% on a 14 day rolling average OR should Ontario County acquire any “cluster zones,” this event will be postponed. Ticket buyers will be notified via email and may request a refund. Please send any questions for The Smith via boxoffice@thesmith.org or leave a message at 315-781-5483.

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Tickets:Free, pre-registration required
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