There are many ways for Katies to give of their time and talents to St. Kate's and the community at large. From mentoring current students to helping those in need wherever you live, there are always opportunities to lend a hand.
Represent St. Kate’s at the Minnesota State Fair! St. Kate’s has a booth in the Education Building, and needs alumnae/i volunteers to help fairgoers learn more about our University. Answer questions about St. Kate’s, hand out giveaways, and share your love for your alma mater.
Each volunteer receives a free St. Kate’s t-shirt and a ticket to the fair. Training is provided. Volunteer shifts are four hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1–5 p.m. or 5–9 p.m. Alumnae/i volunteers are needed on these dates:
Show the newest Katies what it means to be part of the St. Kate's family! Lend a hand and welcome new Katies as they move into residence halls for fall semester. Volunteers can choose to help move items into student rooms or greet students and their families while handing out treats. Heavy lifting is not required.
St. Kate's students will interview alumnae as part of the introductory core curriculum course entitled The Reflective Woman, taken by all first-year students and transfer students. Interview questions will vary, depending on the student you are paired with. Don't worry, there's nothing you need to do to prepare for the interview, just be willing to talk about your life's journey with a Katie. A meal is provided.
Interview dates for Fall 2018 are:
Citizen Katie Day is a semi-annual volunteer blitz with students, alumnae/i, faculty and staff working side by side at nonprofit organizations around the Twin Cities and in alumnae/i chapters across the country. Join us in October and April each year.
Save the date of Saturday, October 13 for the fall 2018 Citizen Katie day of service.
The St. Catherine University Alumnae Council includes nearly 200 alumnae/i working on 15 Council committees, and we’re always looking for more! The purpose of the Alumnae Council is to engage alumnae/i in a variety of ways that accomplish the following objectives:
Become a Friendship Family to a new international student!
Would you like to support and mentor a future international Katie? The Friendship Family Program is a mutually beneficial program helping to develop relationships that often foster an appreciation of how others live and look at the world, along with helping participants learn more about their own cultures. There is no financial obligation, and both families and individuals are encouraged to participate. The Multicultural and International Programs and Services (MIPS) Office administers the Friendship Family Program and staff are available as a resource for any questions participants may have.
We are always looking for new Friendship Families! If you are interested in becoming a Friendship Family, please complete an interest questionnaire.