VU Today April 5

Tuesday, April 5


7 a.m.–8 p.m. Wisconsin Primary Election Polling Place Hours and Locations. Polling Place Locations: Viterbo resident students living in Canticle House or Clare Apartments vote at the Southside Neighborhood Center at 1300 6th Street South. Viterbo resident students living in Bonaventure Hall, Marian Hall, McDonald Terrace, Rose Terrace, or Treacy House vote at St. Paul's Lutheran, 420 West Avenue South (Division Street entrance). For other City of La Crosse voting locations:


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


2 p.m. Research Paper Basics Workshop – Murphy Center 332


2–3:20 p.m. Women’s Studies Film Festival Abuelas: Grandmothers on a Mission – Murphy Center 471


7 p.m. Enactus Meeting – Brophy Center 206


The Viterbo community is invited to attend the Miracle at Viterbo Dance Marathon event benefitting Children's Miracle Network Friday, April 8 from 5 p.m.–12 a.m. $5 at the door in the Mathy Center. There will be dancing, speakers, entertainment, and activities throughout the night. There will also be food available for purchase. Come enjoy this event and help celebrate the children and families in the community. Open to students, faculty, and community members.


Holocaust survivor Magda Herzberger will share her harrowing and incredible story at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 7 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre. She will also hold a poetry reading Wednesday, April 6 from 1:30–2:30 p.m. in Reinhart Center 127. Everyone is invited to attend.


Congratulations to freshman nursing student Lucy Bestul, who has been appointed 2016–17 SGA Business Manager. Lucy’s term will begin April 24 at the first 2016–17 SGA meeting.


Area human resource professionals will present information about interviewing for professional employment or internship positions from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 6 in Brophy Center 123. Recruiters from Gundersen Health System, The Upper Midwest Environmental Science Center, Reinhart Foods, and Logistics Health will share interview tips with students attending the panel presentation.


To vote in today’s Wisconsin Primary, you must present an acceptable Photo ID. For details: What College And University Students Need To Know, and/or Wisconsin Voter Photo ID: What You Need To Know


Register to vote at your local polling place on the day of the election if you are not already registered. Be sure to bring proof of residency, which must contain your full name and current Wisconsin address. Accepted forms of proof include a current driver's license or ID card (must be valid), a real estate tax bill or receipt from this year or last year, a bank statement, or other approved documents


The first and third Wednesday of each month from 3–4 p.m. (April 6) will be Creating a Close KNIT Community in the Diversity and Inclusion Center in Murphy Center 576. All students, staff, and faculty are welcome to crochet or knit winter items to be donated. Enjoy the fun while relieving stress and meeting new people. Yarn and knitting needles donated by the Diversity Committee. No crochet or knitting experience needed.


The Stories of the Self series welcomes Ryan Hoag to share his rich life experiences and unique multicultural upbringing Wednesday, April 6 from noon–12:50 p.m. in the Reinhart Center Board Room. He was drafted into the NFL, appeared on the hit show The Bachelorette, lived in Milan as an international model and is a spokesperson for AirVuz. Yet he is most proud of being a teacher and a coach. Bring your own lunch, snacks provided by the Diversity Committee. All are welcome.


The Viterbo community and the public are invited to attend the Wisconsin Conversation on Servant Leadership “Building Community” Wednesday, April 6 from 3–5 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building 195. Local speakers include Terese Agnew, “The Artist as Community Builder,” Mark Thorn, VP at Coulee Bank, and Tony Szak, project manager at Market and Johnson.


Graduation regalia is now available for pick-up in the VU Bookstore. Contact the bookstore if you need your regalia shipped. 608-782-4377.


SGA Elections from Monday, April 4 at 8 a.m. to Thursday, April 7 at noon. Vote online using Election Ballot link sent by VU Email on Monday, April 4 at 8 a.m. Also, vote online in these areas: School of Nursing Building Lobby April 4 from noon–1 p.m.; Murphy Center Lobby April 5 from noon–1 pm; Murphy Center Lobby  April 6 from noon–1 p.m.; or the Student Union April 4, 5, and 6 from 5–6 pm.


Sign up to volunteer at the last Service Saturday event of 2015–16 this Saturday, April 9. Volunteers can choose to assist with the La Crosse Mayor’s Neighborhood Conference, a fundraiser/outdoor celebration with Big Brothers Big Sisters, goat prairie restoration in the bluffs with La Crosse Parks and Rec, or help kids play, learn, and connect at the Children’s Museum. Lunch is provided for all volunteers following their service. For more information and to sign up, visit


Deadline is April 6: All students are invited to participate in a short survey concerning awareness and use of the Viterbo Food Pantry. Data will be used to improve the pantry for the use of students in need. Those who participate will be eligible to enter into a drawing to win a $50 dollar gift card to Festival. For questions or comments, email Mary Smith at Click on the link to take the survey: