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Welcome to the Smith College Club of Minnesota

The Smith College Club of Minnesota is here to help you keep your Smith experience robust and thriving throughout your lifetime. The Club holds year-round activities and events designed to meet the needs of our diverse community. From lectures by visiting Smith faculty to cooking classes and book clubs to fundraising events, the Club provides unique opportunities for alumnae to connect, learn and enjoy our shared experience.

Keep your Smith experience thriving. Join us!

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Connect

Our Club offers a variety of opportunities to connect with other alumnae from annual events to volunteer activities to salons and meet-ups. Learn more.

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Events

Each year, we host two major events – Smith Day in the fall and our Annual Meeting in the spring. Learn more.

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Join Us

Help keep our local community strong and vibrant. Dues paying members support club operations and crucial admissions efforts. Join us!

New to the Area?

Welcome! We are glad to have you here and we are here to help. Please let us know you are here by contacting Club Secretary Christl Larson ’86 at secretary@smithclubmn.org.

We will get you on the Club’s e-newsletter mailing list and make sure you are up-to-date on Club happenings. We look forward to welcoming you in-person at Club event soon!

Smith Admissions Efforts

There are currently over 40 young women from the area at Smith. Our admissions team works diligently and creatively to identify, nurture, and encourage bright, talented applicants. From interviewing to hosting events to delivering congratulatory admission roses and more, the Club’s Alumnae Admissions Coordinators are busy at work raising the next generation of Smith students. Your help is needed. Please contact Alumnae Admissions Coordinator Yvie Yao ’17 at admissions@smithclubmn.org to get involved.

WHY I AM A CLUB MEMBER

  • The club offers its members an array of fun events,  a connection to Smith,  and deep and lasting friendships with Smithies of all ages.

    Barbara Klaas '74
  • I'm a Smith Club member because it allows me to meet with and learn from so many amazing women in my community! It's an easy way to stay connected and continue my commitment to Smith.

    Andrea Smith '01
  • Supporting the Smith Club of Minnesota is important to do because it helps build our network and supports the applicants and current students from Minnesota.

    Wendy Lutter '89
  • Where else can you get to know, work with, and enjoy the company of bright, active women who share part of your history? Some of my best friends are women I met through the Club and I am so grateful to have them in my life now!

    Marty Swain '71
  • I join to support our admissions events that recruit the next generation of Minnesota Smithies!

    Liz Buckingham '85
  • Our Minnesota Smith Club offers a terrific variety of activities and I enjoy chatting, learning and laughing with alumnae spanning seven decades. I feel supporting our club with my dues is one way to help keep our club vibrant.

    Jane Howard '75
  • I am energized every time I attend a Minnesota Smith Club event! Nowhere else do I have to opportunity to spend time with an intergenerational group of accomplished, fascinating women.

    Sarah Garrett '78
  • The Minnesota Smith Club is a connection point for me...and has been for the almost 30 (argh!) years.  Those connections have ranged from career advice & networking, quality friendships, challenging ideas, & timely updates on the College.  I love having this diverse, intergenerational crowd to call my own.

    Paula Prahl '84