Lifelong Learning

St. Catherine University promotes learning as a continuous and lifelong process and provides spiritual, educational and professional experiences that enhance quality of life and empower alumni.

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    Online Learning

    Alumnae/i have asked for online learning opportunities, and we listened! Participate in our series of online presentations about relevant and current topics, featuring St. Kate's faculty who are experts in their field.

    Each free program is one hour, starting a noon, 30-40 minutes of presentation followed by a period of questions and answers. Because these events are by phone and/or online, you can participate wherever you happen to be!

    2018-19 series dates and topics:

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018, noon
    California Wildfires: Natural & Human Causes

    Tuesday, November 13, 2018, noon
    Expecting the Unexpected: Mid-Term Elections 2018

    Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 7 p.m.
    Peace, Love and Activism Panel Discussion

    Tuesday, March 12, 2019, noon
    Parable of the Sower


    Explore the literary links between Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte and Virginia Woolf

    • January 17, 2019
    • 6:30 p.m. Presentation, discussion and Q & A
    • 7:30 p.m. Reception, refreshments will be served.
    • Location: Lecture Hall, Art Building, St. Paul Campus
    • Cost: Free, however RSVP required.

    Join Geri Chavis, Professor Emerita of English and St. Kate’s 2011 Bonnie Jean and Joan Kelly Faculty Excellence award winning professor of English, for a discussion focusing on the significant links between these three women authors who notably influenced the literary world for over a century. Following the discussion, Geri will share information about the upcoming Lifelong Learning Traveling Scholar alumnae trip to England she will lead.