Alumnae Council

Connecting St. Catherine graduates to one another and the University.

  • purpose

    Working to Achieve the Mission, Vision and Goals of the University

    The purpose of the Alumnae Council is to engage alumnae/i in a variety of ways that accomplish the following objectives:

    • Carry out the mission, vision and goals of St. Catherine University and the Alumnae/i Relations Department through the work of the Council committees
    • Bring to life the spirit of the University in ways that increase alumnae/i engagement
    • Identify new ways, or bolster existing ones that give alumnae/i a strong sense of connectivity to one another or the University
    • Promote greater access to University resources, like educational opportunities, career counseling and key events
    • Build networks that will equip alumnae/i to serve as brand ambassadors for the University

  • what's in it for you?

    Enjoy the Benefits of Getting Involved

    • Celebrate your identity as a Katie
    • Reconnect with the campus
    • Participate in social service
    • Network with St. Kate's community members
    • Engage with current students as well as friends past and future

  • roles and responsibilities

    Serve. Participate. Contribute.

    Each member is asked to serve a three-year term. In addition, Council members are asked to:

    • Serve as a brand ambassador for St. Kate's, help to increase engagement and positively promote the University
    • Serve on one Council committee and attend the fall annual meeting
    • Participate in at least one alumnae/i event each year, such as a lifelong learning class, chapter gathering, or social/networking event
    • Contribute financially — as is meaningful to the individual — to the University's annual fundraising campaign which runs from June 1 to May 31 each year

  • council committees

    A Variety of Ways to Get Involved

    Alumnae Council members each participate in one council committee.

    Purpose: To create a fun and engaging platform for alumnae and current students to connect and inspire.

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    Purpose: To act as a liaison, driving communication and spirit between athletics alumnae, the athletics department, and the University.

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    Purpose: To support students in their pursuit of a meaningful career, in partnership with the Career Development Office.

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    Purpose: To build a strong foundation of relationships to engage, develop and sustain successful chapters worldwide.

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    Purpose: To support the College for Adults in the areas of building awareness, recruiting students and shaping the future mix of program offerings and essential support services for adults. Members must be graduates of the Weekend College, Evening Weekend Online or Associate Programs.

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    Purpose: To engage St. Kate’s alumnae/i within their professional organizations through networking, enrichment, and volunteering.

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    Purpose: To increase student awareness of alumnae/i initiatives and foster students into active volunteers and supporters for St. Kate’s before and after graduation.

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    Purpose: To promote learning as a continuous and lifelong process and provides spiritual, educational and professional experiences that enhance quality of life and empower alumnae/i.

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    Purpose: To identify, recruit and retain members to serve on the St. Catherine University Alumnae Council.

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    Purpose: To hold the Movers & Shakers event, helping students move into campus residence halls at the beginning of the academic year, and assist in hosting St. Kate's students who are not able to travel to be with their families during holiday breaks.

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    Purpose: To establish a mentoring program at St. Kate's, pairing our newest graduates with alumnae mentors.

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    Purpose: To support the work of the admission department in the recruitment of students to the College for Women.

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    Purpose: To create opportunities, through events such as the University-wide day of service, Citizen Katie, where alumnae/i, students, faculty and staff come together in service to positively impact community.

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    Purpose: To be a relevant and inspiring resource for recent graduates in a pursuit to support a lifelong relationship with St. Kate's.

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Interested in becoming an Alumnae Council member, or just want to learn more about what it means to be a Council member?

The Council has attracted a large number of applications and has reached its membership limit for fall 2017. Membership will open again in Spring 2018. You may submit an application now and we will contact you via email next February/March.

Thank you for your interest in serving St. Kate's.

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Alumnae Council Annual Meeting

The 2017 Annual Meeting will be held Friday, October 6. “Forever St. Catherine” is this year’s theme. This major event for the Alumnae Council is designed to inform, celebrate and inspire. President Becky Roloff ’76, will be our featured speaker. As a reminder, attending this event is a requirement of council membership. For those of you coming from out of town, please join our 2017 new members for a Thursday evening dinner. All Council Members need to RSVP.

View the Annual Meeting Agenda.


The St. Catherine University Alumnae Council was created in 2011 and includes a broad cross section of approximately 175 alumnae.