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Sue Maki
Coordinator, Emeritus College
(218) 723-6631

Emeritus College

Adult Students Studying in a Classroom

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018
8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Mitchell Auditorium
Cost $12


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If you have questions, please call (218) 723-7000.

Emeritus: A Day at College

To delight lifelong learners, St. Scholastica hosts a full day of educational activities, made possible by the Ed Greve Emeritus College endowment, the Alworth Emeritus endowment, and the General Emeritus endowment.


8:30 a.m. 
Coffee Break
Visit and gear up for a day of learning.

9 a.m. 
by Dr. Bret Amundson, Dean of the School of Arts and Letters

9:15 a.m. 
DWI Court:  Punishment or Transformation?
Portrait of Shaun Floerke
Appointed by Governor Tim Pawlenty in 2004, Judge Shaun Floerke has served as a judge in the Sixth Judicial District for fourteen years. As a faculty trainer with the National Center for DWI Courts, Judge Floerke will share how the St. Louis County DWI Court Program transforms lives.

10:30 a.m. 
The Great 1918 Fire from the Eyes of a Survivor
Portrait of Rachel Martin
History comes to life in the story of Anna Dickie Olesen, a survivor of the 1918 Cloquet fire, as portrayed by Rachael Martin, director of the Carlton County Historical Society. Performing in 1923 costume and character, Martin provides insight to the consequences of the 1918 fire for our area and in Olesen’s life.

11:45 a.m. 
Storm’s Den dining room below Mitchell Auditorium

12:45 p.m. 
Bluegrass Music: The Road Kill Boys
Road Kill Boys in concert
Join us for toe-tapping American roots’ music named after the 1930’s Kentucky mandolin player Bill Monroe's band, the Bluegrass Boys but with Irish, English and Scottish roots from the 1600s. The Road Kill Boys are a homegrown Duluth band of accomplished musicians who entertain audiences with the fiddle, mandolin, tin whistle, upright bass, banjo, guitar and vocals.

2 p.m. 
Door prizes