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

Emeritus College

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A Day at College 2015

For lifelong learners of any age, a day full of educational activities — without the tests! This program is available thanks to the generous support of these endowments: Ed Greve Emeritus College endowment, Alworth Emeritus endowment and the General Emeritus endowment.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
9:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Mitchell Auditorium, Duluth Campus
Cost: $10 (includes coffee break and lunch)


To register, please complete our online registration form or call (218) 723-6631.


9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Coffee Break

9:30 a.m.
Welcome by Dr. Larry Goodwin, President of The College of St. Scholastica

9:45 a.m.
Historian and film maker, Jack Salmela, has documented the intriguing history of many stained glass windows in Duluth, including the St. Scholastica Monastery chapel and the college library, which shares space within the chapel. The program will also cover all the locations in Duluth that have Tiffany windows. Salmela will share his stories and photos in a PowerPoint presentation.

10:45 a.m.
Photographer and author, Doug Ohman will share his best photographs and stories from around the great state of Minnesota, including a historical look at barns, churches, courthouses, schoolhouses, cabins, and libraries.

11:30 a.m.

12:15 p.m. 
Enjoy a trip to Broadway with love songs and duets from the musical world of stage and screen include West Side Story, My Fair Lady, Camelot and others.

Our guest artists will include Alice Pierce, soprano; John Pierce, tenor and Patrick Colvin pianist. Alice Pierce is an instructor of voice and director of the opera scenes program at the University of Minnesota at Duluth. John Pierce is also a voice faculty member at UMD. Both Pierces have had long careers careers in the US and Europe singing opera and musicals. Patrick Colvin is an active performer and educator based in Duluth, MN. He frequently works with area theater companies as music director, pianist and vocal coach.