Contact us

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

Kate Kucinski
Event Coordinator and Box Office Manager
(218) 723-5940

Emeritus College

Emeritus College

Course schedule | Registration | Scholarships | Supporting Emeritus | Advisory Board

Where curiosity never ages!

Enrollment is open to all curious learners, and no formal degrees are required. Emeritus College is a program of continuing education for lifelong learners. Join us for enrichment seminars with stimulating instructors and energetic participants without the stress of tests and assignments.

What is Emeritus College?

MarvEmeritus College courses meet for 90 minutes, once a week for six weeks at The College of St. Scholastica and at convenient community locations throughout the region. The registration fee is only $42 for six-week classes. To register for a class, please call Kate Kucinski at (218) 723- 5940. Scholarships are also available on a pay-as-you-can basis. For more information on scholarships, call Sue Maki at (218) 723-6631.

Emeritus College programs reflect an integral focus of the Mission of The College of St. Scholastica: to prepare individuals of all ages for life in a changing world.The College of St. Scholastica does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, status regarding public assistance, or local commission status in its programs, procedures, and activities.

2013-14 Courses and Events

Special events


Two Harbors


Silver Bay

How to register

Register by mail

Emeritus College
The College of St. Scholastica
CSS Box 2568
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811-4199

Register in person

Emeritus College Office
The College of St. Scholastica
Spotlight Box Office- T1803

Register by phone

(218) 723-5940 or toll free
(800) 447-5444, x5940

Download the registration form (pdf)

VISA, MasterCard and Discover accepted. Cancellation will be accepted up to five (5) business days before the first day of class. No refunds will be granted after this time.


Emeritus College is Affordable!

Scholarships are available on a pay-as-you-can basis. No questions, no tax forms required!

Simply request a partial or full scholarship on the registration form or call Sue Maki at 723-6631.

Supporting Emeritus

Help others benefit from intellectual activity and social interaction! 

Your donations help others to take courses through our scholarship program.

A special thank you is extended to the following Emeritus patrons as our most recent contributors to the Emeritus College Endowment: Jerome Blazevic

These gifts help Emeritus College to continue offering courses and programs to you and to those who cannot afford the full course fees.

If you would like to support the community outreach of Emeritus College to seniors, please send your tax-deductible gift to:

Emeritus College - Emeritus Endowment
The College of St. Scholastica
CSS Box 2568
1200 Kenwood Avenue"
Duluth, MN 55811

Thank you for your support!

Advisory Board and Staff

LunchHave a comment or suggestion for a class? Contact one of our Advisory Board Members or Emeritus staff.

  • Jan Akervik, Duluth, Minn.,
  • Maryjeanne Arneson, Two Harbors, Minn.
  • Virginia Bayerl, Duluth, Minn.
  • Samuel Black, Duluth, Minn.
  • Kay Colby, Silver Bay, Minn.
  • Carol Gunderson, Virginia, Minn.
  • Jennie Hanson, Wright, Minn.
  • Bonnie Johnson, Duluth, Minn.
  • Harvey Johnson, Duluth, Minn.
  • Ruth Kampsula, Hibbing, Minn.
  • Susanne Schuler, Two Harbors, Minn.
  • Margaret Schultz, Duluth, Minn.
  • Allen Willman, Duluth, Minn.

Staff Members

  • Sue Maki, Coordinator Emeritus College (218) 723-6631 
  • Kate Kucinski, Event Coordinator and Box Office Manager (218) 723-5940

PLEASE NOTE: When you provide a check as payment, you authorize us either to use information from your check to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction. For inquiries please call the College of St. Scholastica Business Office at (800) 447-5444 or (218) 723-6092. When we use information from your check to make an electronic fund transfer, funds may be withdrawn from your account as soon as the same day you make your payment and you will not receive your check back from your financial institution.