VU Today

Wednesday, Dec. 7


9 a.m.–noon: Stop by the Student Union to learn more about Viterbo's Dance Marathon and the La Crosse Colleges Against Cancer Relay for Life. Bring any form of payment to sign up.


11 a.m.–2 p.m. Art Club Empty Bowls Chili Fundraiser – Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite. Handmade bowls and homemade chili. Cost is $10 and includes the bowl, chili refills, and beverages.


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


3–3:30 p.m. Internship Grant Information Session – Murphy Center room 378. Learn specifics about the $10/hr. Great Lakes Internship, how to arrange for-credit and not-for-credit internships, and how to start an internship at any point in the semester.


5:15 p.m. Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Vigil Mass – San Damiano Chapel


9 p.m. Taize Prayer – San Damiano Chapel


Attend the Celebration of Champions to honor the volleyball team and track and field athletes on their national success Thursday, Dec. 8 from noon–1 p.m. in the Reinhart Center Board Room. Everyone welcome. Refreshments served.


The Viterbo community is invited to attend a retirement reception in honor of Deb Randall Anderson and Jan Eriksen from 3–4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13 in the Reinhart Center Board Room. A short program will begin at 3:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited to this celebration of the honorees' combined 55 years of service to Viterbo University.


The Employee Christmas Social presented by the Hospitality Committee will be held from 3–4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16 in the Fine Arts Center Lobby. All employees are invited to enjoy light hor d'oeuvres, holiday beverages, a holiday raffle, and Christmas cheer with colleagues and friends. Feel free to come dressed in your favorite holiday wear or just come in regular work attire.


De-stress finals, enjoy Christmas treats, and do something good for someone else—all in the spirit of the holidays Monday, Dec. 12 from 4–6 p.m. in the Hawks Nest for Spirit of Giving, an event brimming with service projects, cocoa, decorate-your-own Christmas cookies, holiday music, and fun. Visit for details.


Expert Global Solutions Recruiting On Campus: Dec. 8 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Student Union. EGS-Expert Global Solutions is looking to hire seasonal customer service representatives for both full-time and part-time work. Wages are from $10–$11/hr., depending on schedules and offering bonuses.


Students and advisors: Consider a Spanish or French course for the spring semester. Students who have not yet taken a language course at VU may be able to test into a course and receive anywhere between 3–12 retroactive credits. Courses that still have room for more students are FRE 102 (Beginning French II), SPAN 102 (Elementary Spanish II), SPAN 251 (Intermediate Spanish II), SPAN 406 (Advanced Composition) or SPAN 416 (Morphology and Syntax).

Post date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 07:45



More than $11,800 Awarded to Area Schools to Attend Performances at Viterbo University

Viterbo University, with financial assistance from Macy’s and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western Wisconsin and Southeastern Minnesota, has awarded over $11,800 to area schools to help offset the costs of field trips to see performances at the university.

Viterbo University Commencement Dec. 17

Ninety-nine undergraduate students, 35 graduate degree students, and three associate degree students will be candidates for graduation at Viterbo University’s winter commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

Viterbo University to Present the Timeless Christmas Classic Handel's Messiah Dec. 3­-4

The Viterbo University Concert Choir, a Community Chorus comprised of alumni, employees, and La Crosse community members, and an orchestra of local musicians will present George Frideric Handel’s Messiah at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.