VU Today April 18

Wednesday, April 18


10–11:30 a.m. and 12:30–2 p.m. Philanthropy Week Information Table – Library. Receive a treat when you thank a benefactor or Viterbo community member by writing a note and taking a photo with the Instagram frame. Philanthropy Week Fact: Seniors in the past have given back with their Senior Class Gift for scholarships and through items around campus. Keep watching for tagged items around campus. #iheartVU Sponsored by Student Alumni Ambassadors


11:10 a.m.–12:15 p.m Excel 102, professional development event for employees – Brophy Center 106. Space is limited, click to register.


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


1–2 p.m. APA Drop-in Writing Help – Murphy Center 332


2–4 p.m. Dog Therapy Day – Hawk’s Nest


5:30–6:30 p.m. Open Forum for Students regarding changes to Viterbo’s academic programs – School of Nursing Building, Collins Auditorium, room 196


6–7:30 p.m. Soup and Stories: “Celebrating Goodness” presented by Tom Thibodeau – Reinhart Center Board Room. The Viterbo community is invited to attend. A complimentary meal of soup and dessert will be provided. Click for more information or to register.


7 p.m. “Having Said That…Two Decades of Viterbo Lectures” Presentation by Bill Reese – San Damiano Chapel. Free root beer will follow the presentation. Everyone welcome.


9 p.m. Taize Prayer – San Damiano Chapel


Congratulations to Jessie Benson, the winner of the $50 Visa gift card for the January–March survey. There is another opportunity this semester to win a $50 card by completing an online survey about your dining experiences.


The Viterbo community is invited to attend the Touchstone Exhibition Opening Reception from 4–6 p.m. Thursday, April 19 in the Library first floor gallery. Touchstone is Viterbo’s art and literary magazine.


DNP Defenses Thursday, April 19: 3 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building room 207 Jennifer Hill “Treatment of Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism after Renal Transplant” at 4 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building room 205 Kim Herman “Predictor Model for Arteriovenous Fistula Placement in Chronic Kidney Disease.” Everyone is welcome to attend.


Save the Date: Employees, the 28th annual Sister Doctor Dean Jean Golf Scramble will take place Tuesday, May 15 at Valley High Golf Course in Hokah, Minn. Shotgun start is at 4 p.m. Registration information and materials are forthcoming.


Students in Viterbo’s Management 374 class are hosting Furrfest in Assisi Courtyard from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday, April 21. The event is designed to increase pet adoptions and to raise money for the Coulee Region Humane Society. It will feature an agility course for the pets, an adoption information booth, cost talk, a food truck, and people are welcome to bring their pets. Cost is $5 or an item from the Coulee Region Humane Society’s wish list. All proceeds benefit the Coulee Region Humane Society.


April is Child Abuse Prevention Month: A collection jar for donations for the La Crosse Family Collaborative is located in the School of Nursing Building first floor office. A statistic courtesy of the Viterbo Social Work Club: Approximately 30% of abused and neglected children will later abuse their own children, continuing the cycle.


Application deadline for open VU After Dark positions is Friday, April 20. To view position descriptions and to apply, visit /open-positions.