August 09, 2016

St. Kate’s community heads to the State Fair

Come say hi to Professor Jamie Peterson (right) and other faculty at St. Kate's booth. Photo by Ashley de los Reyes '15.

Ready or not, it’s time for Sweet Martha's, Spam sushi (new this year!), cheese curds on-a-stick… and St. Kate’s booth in the Education Building!

St. Catherine University is returning to the Great Minnesota Get-Together for the fourth year in a row, along with Katie fans and new giveaways for St. Kate's alumnae. As in years past, a rotating host of faculty, staff, students and alumnae — representing different majors and disciplines — will greet visitors at St. Kate’s booth in the Education Building, August 25 to September 5.

Thurs., Aug. 25 – Math, Physics and Economics
Fri., Aug. 26 – Arts and Humanities
Sat., Aug. 27 – Psychology
Sun., Aug. 28 – Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
Mon., Aug. 29 – Nutrition and Exercise Science
Tues., Aug. 30 – St. Kate’s Alumnae Day
Wed., Aug. 31 – Access and Success (St. Kate’s program for student-parents)
Thurs., Sept. 1 – Public Health
Fri., Sept. 2 – Business Administration
Sat., Sept. 3 – ASL
Sun., Sept. 4 – Education, Business and Library Science
Mon., Sept. 5 – St. Kate’s Alumnae Day

The Minnesota State Fair draws more than 1.7 million people. It boasts the highest average daily attendance of any state fair in the United States.

Elsewhere at the Fair
STEM DAY: Physics Professor Eric Agrimson, along with St. Kate's alums and students, are volunteering in the Minnesota Space Grant exhibit at the State Fair in Carousel Park, Thursday, Aug. 25, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Alphabet Forest: St. Kate’s MLIS honor society Beta Phi Mu will volunteer on Saturday, Sept. 3, 11:45 a.m.-3 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.-6 p.m. (Laura Morlock ’04, MLIS’11, is the coordinator. Sign up to help.)

Parade: The Wildcats Dance Team will be part of the State Fair parade on Saturday, Sept. 3. The 14-block parade, which begins near the Haunted House and travels north on Cosgrove Street, begins at 2 p.m.

Post your photos!
If you’re visiting the Minnesota State Fair, Aug. 25 to Sept. 5, wear your St. Kate’s apparel and post your selfies to social media! Use the hashtags #StKatesonaStick and #MNStateFair.