Viterbo University announces the creation of the Center for Professional Learning and Development, which will partner with regional businesses to create leadership development programs designed specifically to meet the business’ unique needs. These programs will be facilitated by university faculty and area business executives.
The public is invited to attend the world premiere of the documentary film Decoding the Driftless at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
Gary Tyler, who was wrongly convicted of first-degree murder at the age of 17 and spent 41 years in Louisiana State Penitentiary, better known as Angola, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 in San Damiano Chapel at Viterbo University.

VU Today

Friday, Sept. 21


7–10 a.m. Bike to Campus or rollerblade, longboard, etc. and meet the bike racks in Parking Lot I to receive free bagels and coffee.


7:30–11:30 a.m. Hispanic Heritage Month Mexican Brunch – Schoo of Nursing Building 284


8 a.m.–noon Education Club Bake Sale – School of Nursing Building lobby and Murphy Center lobby. All baked goods are $1 and all proceeds will be donated to the La Farge School District for flood relief.


9 a.m.–3 p.m. Career Services Resume Reviews – Murphy Center 374


Noon Waging War on Waste food demonstration – the Caf. Learn how much waste Viterbo makes and how you can make a difference.


12:30 p.m. Memorial Presentation in honor of Pat Wessels – School of Nursing Building 303. Pat served as a long-time faculty, interim dean, and mentor in nursing. She also received the designation of Faculty Emeritus in 2008. Everyone welcome.


1:30 p.m. Nursing Math Test Review – School of Nursing Building 196


9 p.m. VU After Dark Tie Blanket – Reinhart Center Board Room


Today is Food Pantry Employee Jeans Day.


Saturday, Sept. 22


3–10 p.m. Viterbo Dance Marathon – Mathy Center. Tickets are $10 at the door and all proceeds go to benefit the local Children's Miracle Network kids of La Crosse. Dance, play games, and eat some delicious food.


7 p.m. VU After Dark Mission Improvable – Fine Arts Center Nola Starling Recital Hall


Sunday, Sept. 23


11 a.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


6 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


6:30–8 p.m. SMART Recovery Meeting – Student Development Center Second Floor. Viterbo’s SMART Recovery meeting is a self-help support group for students experiencing any addictive behavior.


8:30 p.m. Free Bowling – Pla-Mor Lanes. Bring your student I.D. to receive three games of bowling and shoes.


The Viterbo Philosophy Club will meet Monday, Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. in the Krajewski Lounge on 4th floor Murphy Center to discuss the caped crusader himself, Batman. Snacks will be provided.


The Lumen student newspaper is looking for a Campus Life editor. Would you like to be a student journalist, covering the social and fashion trends going on at Viterbo? How about getting $1,000 a year off of your tuition? Anyone interested can contact Jackie Herbers at


Are you starting to think about where you’re going to live next year? Join the Office of Student Life for a Campus Housing 101 session. Three sessions will take place next week for you to learn about on-campus housing options, the housing selection process, roommate selection, and more. The first session will be Monday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. in the Reinhart Center Board Room.

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