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ViterboDaysLogo     Alumni Weekend 2012      ViterboDaysLogo 

 

Viterbo Days Alumni Weekend October 12-13, 2012

 

Viterbo 5K Friar Frolic Fun Run/Walk
Friar Frolic logo 2012
 

Alumni Weekend Brochure (pdf)

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Schedule of Events

 

Friday, Oct. 12

 
 
 

5 - 8 p.m.
 

Hospitality and Information Kiosk
     Nursing Center Lobby - Corner of 10th and Jackson Streets 
Pick up alumni weekend schedule of events and information on area attractions, restaurants including information on Historic Downtown La Crosse Day events.
          (Sponsored by Viterbo University Alumni Association

5 - 8 p.m.

 

5K Run/Walk Packet Pick Up
     Nursing Center Lobby - Corner of 10th and Jackson Streets
          (Sponsored by the MBA Alumni Chapter)

5 - 8 p.m. 

Spaghetti Dinner 

 

Spaghetti Dinner
     Nursing Center - Corner of 10th and Jackson Streets
Meet your classmates and friends for a spaghetti dinner before the theatre performance or stock up on carbs before the 5k!  Cost is $8 and $5 for children 10 and under. 
Pre-registration is preferred.  REGISTER NOW!
          (Sponsored by Viterbo's Student Dietetics Association - proceeds support professional development opportunities for dietetic students)

5 - 7 p.m.
 

Dahl School of Business (DSOB) Open House 
     DSOB Building - 816 10th Street
Come and see the newly remodeled DSOB (formerly Brophy Nursing Building) and enjoy refreshments and hors d'oeuvres.
          (Sponsored by the DSOB)

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
 
Pick up Pre-purchased Tickets for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
     Fine Arts Center Lobby - 929 Jackson Street
          (Sponsored by the Viterbo Alumni Association)

7:30 p.m. 

Alumni Night at the Theatre 

Alumni Night at the Theatre ~ A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
     Fine Arts Center Main Theatre - 929 Jackson Street
Lovers, buffoons, vaudeville, and slapstick—the opening song of Broadway's funniest musical farce says it all, "Something for everyone, a comedy tonight!" 

Post Performance Reception
     Fine Arts Center Lobby
Complimentary Post Performance Reception
          (Sponsored by the Alumni Association)
 

Saturday, Oct. 13

 

 

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 

Hospitality and Information Kiosk
     Nursing Center Lobby - Corner of 10th and Jackson Streets
Pick up alumni weekend schedule of events and information on area attractions, restaurants including information on Historic Downtown La Crosse Day events.
          (Sponsored by Viterbo University Alumni Association)

8 a.m. --- 
 

Friar Frolic logo 2012 

5K Friar Frolic - Run/Walk Activities-Event cancelled due to inclement weather!
     Assisi Courtyard - between 9th and 10th Streets on Franciscan Way

     8 a.m.–9 a.m. – Check-In & Registration

     9 a.m. 5K Fun Run/Walk Begins – Assisi Courtyard

     9:15 a.m. Viterbo Heritage Walk – Assisi Courtyard
          Enjoy a leisurely 10-block historic walking tour of our scenic Franciscan neighborhood.
          (Sponsored by the FSPA)

     10 a.m. Children’s Alumni Dash – Assisi Courtyard
          Children are welcome to enjoy a fun 100-yard dash through campus. Every child is a winner in this race (ages 10 and under).

~5K Awards after completion of the Children’s Alumni Dash
~Register in advance
~Check-In and pick up your packet on Friday in the Nursing Center from 5-8 p.m.
~Showers are available after the race in the Mathy Center from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

          (Sponsored by the MBA Alumni Chapter and Viterbo Students’ Events Management Class)

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Mathy Guest Pass 

Mathy Recreational Center
     Mathy Center - Entrance just east of 8th and Winnebago Streets in front of the clock tower
Alumni can come and check out Viterbo's Mathy Recreational Center and get some exercise!  Walk or run around the indoor track or work out in our fitness room.  Please bring your Viterbo alumni ID card and complimentary day pass as part of Viterbo Days.  Print your day pass now! (pdf) 

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 

Bookstore Open
     Student Union - Entrance just south of 9th and Market Streets
Looking for Viterbo wear?  Use your alumni card and receive 10% off clothing and gift purchases.

 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 
Viterbo Days Brunch
     The Caf - in the Student Union - Entrance just south of 9th and Market Streets
Everyone is invited to enjoy brunch with Viterbo's Franciscan Friars from the Province of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Come help us celebrate this collaborative ministry on our campus.  Price of brunch is $7.25 to be paid at the door.  The Caf accepts all methods of payment (cash, check, credit/debit).
 
10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Children's Craft Activity
     Hawk's Nest - Marian Hall - 702 Franciscan Way
Create a ghost or spider.
          (Sponsored byViterbo Student Activities Board)
 
10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. 

Chapel Tours
     Mary of the Angels Chapel - Entrance just south of 9th and Market Streets across from the Student Union
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          (Sponsored by the FSPA)

12 p.m. 

Viterbo Days Campus Tour
     Departing from the Nursing Center Lobby - Corner of 10th and Jackson Street 
          (Sponsored by Viterbo Student Voyagers)
 

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
 
Viterbo Mission Seminar
     Nursing Center, Room 195 - Corner of 10th and Jackson Street
The mission is alive at Viterbo!  Alumni and friends are invited to learn about Viterbo's new Mission Seminars which are now a requirement for our students.  Faculty will share insights into these Seminars and allow you to experience, first hand, what is being taught through these courses that are fundamental to the Catholic, liberal arts focus of Viterbo University and are tied closely to the mission of the University and our general education program.
 

1 p.m. --- 


Alumni Tailgate and Games 

Viterbo Days: Alumni Tailgate & Sporting Events
     Outdoor Athletic Complex - N3175 State Road HWY 16, La Crosse

     1 p.m. Viterbo Women's Soccer Alumni v. Viterbo Women's Soccer

     3 p.m. Viterbo Women's Softball Alumni v. Viterbo Women's Softball

     4 p.m. Viterbo Men's Baseball Alumni v. Viterbo Men's Baseball

Brat and Burger Tailgate available from 2-5 p.m.  Cost is only $5 for brat/burger, chips, & soda - to be paid at the complex.

3 p.m.

 

Concert Choir and 9th Street Singers Concert
     Maria Angelorum Chapel - Entrance just east of 9th and Franciscan Way
 

5 p.m.
 
Liturgy
     Maria Angelorum Chapel - Entrance just east of 9th and Franciscan Way
 

6 p.m.
 Awards 

Alumni Awards, Student Leader and Anniversary Class Recognition Ceremony
     School of Nursing Collins Auditorium - Nursing Center - Corner of 10th and Jackson Streets
Come and join us in celebrating accomplishments of alumni, students, and by recognizing the anniversary classes of '37, '42, '47, '52, '57, '62, '67, '72, '77, '82, '87, '92. '97, and '02.
Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments following ceremony - Nursing Center Lobby. 

Read about the 2012 Distinguished Alumni
2012 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners 

 

Other Information:

Historic Downtown La Crosse Day Events 

Festivities happening downtown including carriage rides, music, food, crafts, shoe shines, trolley rides, and promotions all with a Historic La Crosse flair. Take the historic trolley downtown. The trolley will make stops about every 30 minutes on Ninth and Market Streets from 11 a.m.–5 p.m.  A schedule can be picked up at the Hospitality and Information Kiosk in the Nursing Center Lobby or visit www.lacrossedowntown.com.    

Special Dietary or Accessibility Needs - call the alumni office at 608-796-3070.

 


Accommodations

A number of rooms have been reserved under Viterbo Days at the following hotels:

     Candlewood Suites - (608) 785-1110
          56 Copeland Ave, La Crosse

     Courtyard by Marriott - (608) 782-1000
          500 Front St South, La Crosse 

     Hampton Inn - (608) 779-5000
          308 Hampton Court, Onalaska 

     Holiday Inn Express - (608) 783-6555
          9409 Hwy 16, Onalaska

     Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites - (608) 784-4444
          200 Pearl St, La Crosse  

    Stoney Creek Inn - (608) 781-3060
          3060 South Kinney Coulee Rd, Onalaska

 


 Free Parking—on campus during Alumni Weekend; no permit required.  
Campus Map 
 


 

 

Alumni Weekend Brochure (pdf) 

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