VU Today Feb. 17

Tuesday, Feb. 17

 

11 a.m.–1 p.m. Honors Program Chili Cook-off – School of Nursing Building Lobby. All students and employees are invited to attend and sample the 15 chili varieties entered in the competition. Admission is $1 or a non-perishable food item. All proceeds benefit local food insecurity prevention efforts.

 

Noon Deadline to register for the bus ride to the Workforce Career Fair. Visit the career services office in Murphy 374 to register.

 

Noon–1 p.m. Psychology Department Open House – Murphy Center 474. Learn more about the psychology and substance abuse counseling majors and minors, mingle with faculty and other students, eat snacks, and enter a raffle for a chance to win prizes.

 

12:15 Mass – San Damiano Chapel

 

12:30–1:30 p.m. Internship and Grant Information Session – Murphy Center 316. Students thinking about doing an internship this coming summer or fall are required to attend a session this semester. Future session dates are March 18 at 12:15 p.m., April 8 at 3:30 p.m., and April 20 at 2:30 p.m. Contact Denise Lorenz, community engagement coordinator at dmlorenz@viterbo.edu with questions.

 

3–5 p.m. Second “Tweet the Trainer” session. Tweet your fitness questions to @ViterboRecSports #tweetthevutrainer.

 

3:30 p.m. University Forum for Employees – Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The primary topic of the forum will be a review of the 2015–16 budget guidelines approved by the Board of Trustees Jan. 26. New employees are encouraged to attend and will be welcomed to the Viterbo community.

 

6 p.m. Spring Break Service Trip to Ohio and South Dakota Information Session – Murphy Center 378. The South Dakota service trip is to the Cheyenne River Reservation, working with Lakota youth. The deadline to apply through Campus ministry is Wednesday, Feb. 18. Spring Break trips will take place during the week of March 8–14.

 

6:30 p.m. Homecoming Week Birthday Bingo – Reinhart Center Board Room. Sponsored by Student Activities Board.

 

Wish Gary Klein, institutional advancement, well at farewell reception in his honor from 2–3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 in the Reinhart Center Board Room. Gary has accepted the position of vice president for institutional advancement at Edgewood College in Madison. He has served at Viterbo for 13 years. His last day at the university will be Friday, Feb. 20.

 

San Damino Chapel Schedule for Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18: 7:30 a.m. Mass; 11:45 a.m. Interfaith Prayer Service (scripture readings and distribution of ashes); 5:15 p.m. Mass; 9 p.m. Taize Prayer Service (will also include distribution of ashes); Classes will end at 11:30 a.m. and will resume at 12:30 p.m. to permit service attendance.

 

The priority deadline to apply live on campus for the 2015–16 year is Friday, Feb. 20. Submit your housing contract and deposit online at https://clgreports.exchange.viterbo.edu/housingcontract/housingcontract.aspx. Deposits are refundable until May 1.

 

Miracle at Viterbo will be held Friday, Feb. 20 from 6 p.m.–2 a.m. in the Mathy Center. Miracle At Viterbo is a dance marathon to raise money for Children's Miracle Network. Admission is $5, and anyone is welcome. For full details, click

 

Spring Season 2 Intramural registration is now open. For a full schedule of sports click here. Register on imleagues.com. Leagues include: competitive and recreational volleyball, basketball, bowling, spikeball, and bean bags.  

 

The Viterbo History Club will screen Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven Monday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. in Murphy Center 432. The film is an action-packed epic about a French village blacksmith who travels to Jerusalem to fight in the Crusades. Keith Knutson, history, will provide some context for the screening, which is being offered in connection with the Humanities Day keynote address, "The Sultan and the Saint."

 

Preparing a resume for Workforce Career Fair? Career services will deliver a presentation about developing a resume for career fairs at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 in Brophy Center 202. Resume reviews will also be available from noon–2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 in the commons area on the first floor of Brophy Center. 

 

Phonathon callers are needed for the 2015 Spring Phonathon: On-campus job, great resume builder, and flexible schedule. March 16–April 23 Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings. For more information or an application contact Brittany Albitz at 608-796-3078 or baalbitz@viterbo.edu

 

Employee Campaign 2014-15: There is still time to participate in this year’s Employee Campaign. Click www.viterbo.edu/give to participate. Also, don’t forget to fill out your “Share Why You Care” inserts. They will be posted on the website and campus monitors in celebration of Viterbo’s 125 anniversary. Contact Brittany Albitz at 608-796-3078 or baalbitz@viterbo.edu with any questions.

 

SGA Courtyard Carni T-shirt Contest: Enter a creative design on a 8.5 inch by 11 inch blank sheet of paper to put on a t-shirt that’s related to the carnival. Entries are due Feb. 20. Email cpasqu13844@viterbo.edu or drop off in box located on Student Union desk. The winner receives a $100 visa card.

 

Call for Papers: Viterbo’s World Languages and Cultures Fifth Annual Latin American and Latino Studies Collaborative Workshop: Faculty members from all disciplines are invited to submit individual papers, presentations, panel or roundtable (three papers and one commentator, 500 word summary of the presentation) for consideration for this April 11 event. The deadline for receipt is March 15. Questions regarding this workshop may be directed to Maribel Bird: mvbird@viterbo.edu

 

Spring break Service Trip applications for Ohio and South Dakota are available in Campus Ministry, Murphy Center 340. The deadline for applications is Friday, Feb. 20. Spring Break trips will take place during the week of March 8–14. Find the trip forms at http://www.viterbo.edu/campus-ministry/service-trips

 

Non-traditional students are invited to attend a free lunch anytime from noon–1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17 in the Student Development Conference Room. Enjoy lunch and meet other non-traditional students. RSVP to Denise Homstad at 796-3825 or dlhomstad@viterbo.edu

 

Visit Murphy Center 226 to pick up your ticket for the free Viterbo Homecoming Luncheon. The lunch will be held on Friday, Feb. 20 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Caf. Tickets will also be available on Friday in the Student Union during the lunch. The lunch is sponsored by alumni relations and campus activities.

 

Volunteer Opportunity: The La Crosse Children’s Museum is looking for Viterbo students to assist with a wide variety of activities including coordinating weekly programs or assisting with special event/activities on the weekends. Contact Christina Knudsen, Education Director, at christina@funmuseum.org or 784-2652 ext. 226 if interested. Contact Denise Lorenz, your Community Engagement Coordinator, dmlorenz@viterbo.edu for more volunteer opportunities.