VU Today April 26

Thursday, April 26


9–11 a.m. Campus Ministry Thursday Morning M.U.G. (Mingle, Unwind, Gather) – Murphy Center 340


9 a.m.–3 p.m. Nursing Research on the Green – Fine Arts Center. Keynote address “Every Nurse is a Leader: The Power of Transformational Leadership” from noon–1:15 p.m. in the Main Theatre. Open to everyone on campus.


10–11 a.m. Staff Assembly Meeting – Reinhart Center Board Room


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


3 p.m. DNP Defense – School of Nursing Building 207. Rebecca Wuensch “Quality Improvement: ED Nurse’s Early Recognition and Treatment of the Septic Patient.” Everyone is welcome to attend.


4 p.m. DNP Defense – School of Nursing Byuilding 205. Jenifer Bantle-Felt and Becky Zmolek “Post Intensive Care Syndrome: Implementing a Screening and Education Program.” Everyone is welcome to attend.


Attend Scholars Days:


Lost in Brophy Center: A ring with a blue rock in it. The ring has tremendous sentimental value. Email Samantha at


All Day Geocache for College Cash – Around campus. Take a small trip around Viterbo’s campus to learn and unlock the seven mysteries behind budgeting and credit. Participants are eligible to win cash prizes. Start your scavenger hunt at the bulletin board near the Center for Student Success in Murphy Center 337. Sponsored by the Center for Student Success in conjunction with Money Smart Week.


VU After Dark Events this Weekend: Friday, April 27 at 9 p.m. is Trivia Night. Get your team together and prepare for a night of testing your knowledge. Contrary to the posters around campus the location for the event is Reinhart Center Board Room. Saturday, April 28 at 9 p.m. is Bingo Night. Play bingo and answer some 90s trivia questions for some theme-appropriate prizes. The location for the event is Reinhart Center Board Room.


Evaluate the Identities Project and be entered to win a $50 gift card. Feedback is needed from those who attended events and those who didn’t. Spend five minutes taking this survey. All who share their feedback by Sunday, April 29 will be entered into a drawing for a $50 giftcard to the Viterbo Bookstore. 


April is sexual assault awareness month. Counseling Services will be providing tea in the Brophy Center commons area from 9–10 a.m. today. They will also be partnering with Campus Ministry and tea will be provided during MUG from 9–11 a.m. They would like to encourage students to watch the following video about consent


Administrative assembly is sponsoring Food for Finals for students. Four locations will be available during finals week for students to grab a snack as they study for their exams. Viterbo employees are invited to donate individually bagged treats, pre-packaged snacks, and non-refrigerated items. Monetary donations are also welcome. Monetary donations can be sent in a sealed envelope via intra-campus mail to Mary Mormann in Murphy Center 510. Food donations can be dropped off at the Copy Center, the library, outside Murphy Center 379, and the School of Nursing Building administrative suite. Donations will be accepted Monday, April 30–Friday, May 4. Freshly baked items may be dropped off in Murphy Center 379 on Monday, May 7 until 10 a.m.


Students and employees: Interested in learning more about the experience 10 senior nursing students had while completing their clinical hours in Haiti? Stop by a fun event on Monday, April 30 from 3:30–5:30 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building 195 to see an edited version of the documentary, Poverty, Inc., as well as hear stories from our student’s experiences while in Haiti. The group will be selling handmade Haitian jewelry (as seen in Poverty, Inc.) which will not only benefit the Haitian artisans that make the jewelry, but the proceeds will go to support the Haiti Nursing Foundation which provides scholarships for Haitian nursing students. Items for sale will range from $8-$14; cash, checks and payments via PayPal will be accepted. Email Taylor Corbett at with any questions.


Employees: Register for the 28th annual Sister Doctor Dean Jean Golf Scramble May 15 at 4 p.m. (shotgun start) at Valley High Golf Club in Houston, Minn. To sign up as a team or as an individual, email Sister Jean Moore at by Friday, May 11 with your name, team members, email, phone number, and indicate golf and cart $25, dinner $10 or golf only. Fees for the event are payable directly to Valley High Golf Club. No golf experience necessary. Optional: A donation to the VU Student Emergency Fund or Viterbo food pantry (cash of check payable to Viterbo).


Interested in being a part of the Viterbo Cross Country program, but your more athletic and competitive days are behind you? Team managers are needed during fall semester 2018 to assist primarily on meet days with a variety of tasks. Are you a photographer? Can you handle a video camera? Social media? Do you know what a Seiko timer is and how to run it? For additional information, contact Coach Fritsch at or stop by his office 506 Nursing Center.


Philosophy Club Movie Night Friday, April 27: Meet in Murphy Center 348 at 6:30 p.m. and leave at 7 p.m. to see Midnight Sun at the Rivoli Theater. There will be a discussion after the film and snacks will be provided. The cost is $3/person. Spots are still available, contact Amber at to register or with any questions.


Students in Viterbo’s Nursing 390 class, Body and Mind Therapies, will give free 15-minute massages to employees and students in the School of Nursing Building 204 as part of Relax and Refresh Week April 30–May 3. Massages will be available by appointment Monday, April 30 from 10 a.m.–noon and 1–4:30 p.m.; Tuesday, May 1 from 9 a.m.–1 p.m.; Wednesday, May 2 from 9–11 a.m. and 1–3 p.m. and Thursday, May 3 from 9–11 a.m. The massage types available are hand/arm; head, face, neck, and shoulder; back; and foot massage. No disrobing is necessary. Email Jayne Oliver to schedule an appointment. Include the date, time, contact cell phone number and type of massage.