Young Alumnae Events

Katiefest photo

Young Alumnae Events

Several educational and social events geared toward young alumnae are planned throughout the year. All alumnae are invited and welcome to participate in these events, regardless of age or class year. Please join us!

Katie Smarts

A spring series for young alumnae, presented by the Young Alumnae Committee.

Housing Smarts
Coeur de Catherine Room 361
Saturday, March 7, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $10

Hear from a panel of realtors with expertise in buying, selling, and renting.

Financial Smarts
Coeur de Catherine Room 361
Saturday, March 14, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $10

Hear from a panel of financial advisors with expertise on the smartest ways to manage your finances at this stage in life.

Style Smarts
Wednesday, March 18, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Cost: $10

Dressing for your first professional job, on a budget.

Table Smarts
Wednesday, March 25, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Cost and location TBD

Learn basic table etiquette for formal business dinners. 

Package discount! Attend the first three sessions (housing, finances and style) for a package price of $25. The fourth session, Table Smarts, is not included in this package deal.

Registration is required for Katie Smarts events. Online registration coming soon. 

Katiefest leaf.jpgKatiefest

Save the date for Katiefest 2015: September 12, 2015 at The O'Shaughnessy

Hops and spice and everything nice! An initiative of the Young Alumnae Committee of the Alumnae Council, Katiefest includes live music, Oktoberfest themed food, sampling of local beers and a photo booth. The first Katiefest took place in 2012, and it has become a favorite annual event for alumnae and their friends and family. 

Your vote counts! Everyone who attends is able to vote for their favorite beer, with the winning brewery earning the opportunity to sell its beer at The O'Shaughnessy. 

The following breweries participated in Katiefest 2014:
Brau Brothers
Lucid (chosen by attendees as favorite brewery at Katiefest in 2013)
Urban Growler (chosen by attendees as favorite brewery at Katiefest 2014)

$10 (designated driver rate - food and non-alcoholic beverages only)
$15 (early bird rate for food and full beverage selections - register by September 1)
$20 (food and full beverage selections)

For more information, call 651-690-6666 or email

Visit the Katiefest Facebook page.

Find campus maps and parking info for The O'Shaughnessy.

Please note: this is a 21+ event, no one under age 21 will be admitted.

View Katiefest 2014 photos

View photos from Katiefest 2013


For more information on how to get connected with other young alumnae or involved with the Young Alumnae Committee, email or call 651-690-6666.