Alumni Virtual Connections

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Book Recommendations

Gretchen Hintz Wronka ’66 and Melissa Reuter Brechon ’77, both professional librarians, offer a selection of books on race and racism.

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St. Kate's Alumni Book Club

We’re launching our first virtual alumni book club! Hosted by Cecilia Konchar Farr, Chair of English and International Languages and Professor of English and Women's Studies, we will be reading the Harry Potter series over the summer. Starting June 10th, we’ll be reading one book in series order every two weeks. Join the Facebook Group now.

Lessons Plans for Families

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Montessori instructor Megan Andrews '06, MAED’10 shares lessons on nouns, articles, and adjectives for young children. Andrews has taught in the Montessori community for 13 years and currently teaches at Great River School in St. Paul. July lessons
Previous lessons:  June math lessons  - May math lessons

Mapping Prejudice/St. Kate's Welcoming the Dear Neighbor?

To build community awareness about housing injustice, Mapping Prejudice and St. Catherine University are mobilizing volunteers to document racial covenants in Ramsey County. These online training sessions will teach you what you need to know to contribute to this project.

  • Tuesday, July 14, 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 22, 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 28, 3 p.m.

Register now for an upcoming session on Mapping Prejudice

Special Lectures

How to Make Sense of Labor Market Data and other Economic Indicators in the Covid Era
Presented by Kristine Lamm West, PhD, Associate Professor of Economics, St. Catherine University
Tuesday, July 21, noon, central time

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Online Learning

Take advantage of our archived online learning programs.

Online learning archive

Give Back

Make a Prayer Request

Submit an intention through Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet.
CSJ prayer request form

Recruit a Katie!

Inspire people in your life to experience a St. Kate's education! St. Catherine graduates can present prospective students with a referral scholarship, or DupliKate and TripliKate Scholarships.
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Use the Katie Business Directory

Support Katie businesses during this difficult time—and add or update your own business.
Katie Business Directory

Support Katies During the Pandemic

In the current environment, many students have experienced job loss and furloughs, which has created a critical scholarship need to fill their financial gap. A gift to the Katie Fund, the emergency fund that addresses the University's most pressing needs, will assist our students in advancing their education and staying on schedule to graduate.
Give today

Focus on Your Career

Social Media and Managing Your Online Presence

Tuesday, July 21, 12 p.m. central, online
Social media is an integral part of our society, and job seekers and working professionals alike are often left wondering about the best way to present themselves online to achieve their goals. Join May Thao-Schuck, VP of Career and Professional Development and Jennifer Radke, CEO at The National Institute for Social Media for a discussion about the best practices and advice for managing your online presence. Key Topics will include: setting goals for your online presence, choosing social media tools right for you and understanding how to put your best foot forward and connect with the right people.
Jennifer Radke is an international speaker, author, and strategic business leader with over 15 years of experience in sales and recruitment leadership. The real-world solutions she brings to the stage stem from her experience coaching, developing, and training employees which has made her a highly sought-after speaker for businesses of all sizes.
RSVP online today to learn to manage your online presence

Great Recession Grads: An Online Conversation

COVID-19 has affected nearly every aspect of life, including careers and job searching. Join us for a conversation with four St. Kate’s alumni who graduated in the midst of The Great Recession, 2007-2008. Watch the archived recording to hear from alumni who've experienced graduating during a recession

Stand Out in this Job Market: Tips from HR Experts

Whether in the process or just beginning your search for a new position, what do you need to know about resumes, cover letters, the recruiting process, and best practices to stand out in this market? May Thao-Schuck, VP of Career and Professional Development, will host a panel discussion with HR experts in various industries.
Watch the archived recording on navigating today's job market

Request Career Resources

What career resources would you like to see? In the coming weeks, we will share career resources and topics with alumni in attempt to support our Katie community as best we can during this time.

Fill out our career resources interest form

Coffee Break Tips

We'll be sharing career-related tips and resources to help guide you through job applications, interviews, networking, etc. Look out for a new tip every Wednesday on Facebook.
Watch the Alumni Relations Facebook page for coffee break tips

Feel Good

Personal Training & Health Coaching

Join Alumna Chloe Shovein ('13), Personal Training & Health Coach, for an alum-only coaching series! Coach Chloe empowers women to feel confident without shame, impossible meal plans, or ridiculous hours in the gym. Wednesdays from 5:30-6:15p.m.
July 15, 22, 29 and August 5
Register online today!

Eating Healthy While Working from Home: An Online Conversation with Christine Palumbo '75

Registered Dietician Nutritionist, MBA, RDN, FAND
Wednesday, July 15, noon central time
Whether you’re working from home or simply spending more time there due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the struggle to maintain a healthful diet is real. Join registered dietitian nutritionist Christine Palumbo,  class of 1975 and 2012 Alumna Award recipient, for this 30-minute interactive online discussion.
RSVP online today for this online discussion on healthy eating

Workout You Can Do at Home Without Gym Equipment

No fancy equipment necessary for this workout. Doctor of Physical Therapy student and fitness instructor, Kristen Schultz DPT'22, shares a home workout you can do at home. LINK for workout. Enjoy!

Have a Virtual 1:1 with Alumni Relations

We'd love to get to know you more and meet with you virtually! Sign up to participate in a remote "meeting" with the Alumni Relations team.
Sign up for a virtual 1:1

St. Kate's Alumni Feel Good Playlist

Enjoy a Spotify playlist full of songs suggested by your friends in the St. Kate's community!

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