VU Today Dec. 1

Monday, Dec. 1


10 a.m.–2 p.m. Miracle at Viterbo (Dance Marathon) Fundraising Event Donate for a Donut – Donuts will be available in the Student Union and Murphy Center Lobby. Minimum $1 donation.


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


2–4 p.m. Resume Review Session – Library 103


Join campus ministry Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 3:30 p.m. for the annual blessing of the Christmas Crèche in Murphy Center Lobby and the Christmas tree in the Fine Arts Center Lobby. The blessing will begin in Murphy Center and conclude in the Fine Arts Center. Holiday cider and cookies and a few Christmas carols will follow the blessing. Everyone is welcome to attend.


All Viterbo students are invited to attend the annual President’s Holiday Dinner Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 4:15–6:30 p.m. in the Caf in the Student Union. Faculty and staff members will serve your choice of three entrees with all the trimmings. No reservations necessary, just come and enjoy.


Intramural Championship week is Dec. 1–4. Good luck to all teams.


Rec Pass Double Punch Week is Dec 1–7. If you still need a Rec Pass, visit the Mathy Center to register.


The Saint Francis Choir will perform from noon–1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2 at The Market Place at Franciscan Healthcare.


The Office of Residence Life is now accepting housing contracts for the 2015–16. Both current on campus and off campus students are invited to apply for on campus housing for 2015–16. Visit for more information and to submit your contract. The priority deadline for returning students is Feb. 20.


Volunteers Needed for Emergency Supplemental Warming Center (ESWC): Should the National Weather Service declare a weather emergency due to extremely cold weather this winter, the ESWC at Wesley United Methodist Church will be called upon to open up to take the overflow of individuals from the Salvation Army and The Warming Center. This center will remain open for 24 hours for the duration of the extreme weather. There will be a Volunteer Information and Training Session on Tuesday, Dec. 2 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist, 721 King Street in La Crosse. RSVP to Bob Raasch at 608-769-3833 or


Dog Lovers Needed for volunteer opportunity: Capable Canines of Wisconsin provides service dogs to children and adults living with autism, seizures, hearing impairments and physical disAbilities. They are looking for volunteers to assist with feeding, grooming,  exercising and training their dogs. The kennel is located near campus on Green Bay Street.  Assistance with fundraising is also needed. For more information, email Leanne at or


Employees: Phone books have arrived and are available to be picked up on the counter in the Copy Center.


Nursing 390 students are offering free 15 minute massages to the Viterbo community Monday, Dec. 1–Friday, Dec. 5. The massages to choose from are head/face/neck/shoulder, back, hand/arm, or foot. The times available are Monday from 3:30–4 p.m.; Tuesday from 9–11 a.m. and 2–4 p.m.; Wednesday from 9–11 a.m.; Thursday from 1–5 p.m.; and Friday from 8–10 a.m. and 1–3 p.m. No disrobing necessary. Make your appointments with Brandy Cleveland by email at Include date and time preference, type of massage, and cell/office phone number.


The Viterbo men’s and women’s bowling teams have brought the Salvation Army's Angel Giving Tree to the campus this holiday season. The giving tree is locate in the School of Nursing Building. Choose a child's informational tag off the tree and choose a gift to purchase. Gifts should be wrapped or in a large enough bag with the child's name tag taped/stapled to the gift itself. Place the gift back under the tree and the bowlers will deliver the gifts or take the gift to the Salvation Army by Dec. 8.