VU Today Feb. 19

Thursday, Feb. 19

 

12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel

 

2–3:30 p.m. Farewell Reception for Gary Klein, institutional advancement – Reinhart Center Board Room

 

1–9 Eucharistic Adoration – San Damiano Chapel. Register for a half hour or hour time slot of prayer and contemplation.

 

3:30 p.m. Career Services Presentation about Developing a Resume for Career Fairs – Brophy Center 202. Resume reviews will also be available from noon–2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 in Brophy Center Commons.

 

7 p.m. Ivan Pecel, World Famous Juggler – Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. Sponsored by Student Activities Board.

 

9 p.m. Franciscan Devotion to the Passion of the Cross – San Damiano Chapel

 

Viterbo music students will present W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s popular comic opera, The Mikado, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre. Visit the box office for tickets.

 

The Viterbo community is invited to the Homecoming celebration this weekend. Everyone is invited to the Tailgate Party featuring free food, games, and a photo booth on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 3:30 p.m.– 5:45 p.m.  Viterbo will host St. Ambrose with the women’s basketball game starting at 4 p.m. and the men’s game starting at 6 p.m. The Tailgate Spirit Party is sponsored by SAB and the alumni association.

 

Voice Your Choice: The Office of Campus Activities is seeking nominations for the following awards, Involved Faculty Member Award, Student Organization Project of the Year Award, and Student Organization Member of the Year Award. Nominations should be submitted by Friday, March 6 at 5:00pm using the following website: http://www.viterbo.edu/student-organizations/student-organization-awards. Contact Kasie Von Haden with questions.

 

Chili Cook-off Results: The annual Honors Program Chili Cook-off was a huge success, with over 100 people attending and $224.17 raised and 33 pounds of food collected. Congratulations to Emilio Alvarez and campus ministry, who had this year’s champion entry (number 12) out of a field of 15 competitors. Following in second place was education (Lynda Fernholz, entry number 1); third place was Tri Beta (Leah Bicking, entry number 10), and in fourth place was natural sciences (Dorothy Lenard, entry number 2.) 

 

Auditions will be held March 2 and March 4 for the Theatre 225 Directing Class 10-min plays. The auditions will be in three minute increments from 8 a.m.–9:20 a.m. (scheduled class time) in the Fine Arts Center La Croix Blackbox Theatre. If you have other classes at that time you cannot be considered for casting or audition. For further information or to schedule an audition time, contact Matthew Campbell, theatre, at mscampbell@viterbo.edu No previous experience required. The final presentation of the plays will be May 5 from 3–5 p.m.

 

Last call for Summer RA applications: Applications are due at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 in residence life. Contact Crystal at calillge@viterbo.edu or 608-796-3843 for more information.

 

Flash Sale in the VU Bookstore Feb. 18 and 19. Twenty-five percent off throughout the store including Champion and Jansport. Visit the store for additional details or http://www.viterbostore.com 

 

Students and Employees: How healthy is La Crosse's transportation system? Can kids easily and safely walk or bike to school? Is it possible for senior citizens and others without cars to get to grocery stores, doctor’s offices and parks? How much time do people spend sitting in a car to get to work? The public can contribute to a new “Transportation Vision” for the City of La Crosse by attending a series of meetings Feb. 23–26 at the Myrick Center.  The completed city Transportation Vision will feed directly in to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s future plans for regional roads and highways. For a full explanation of the process and a schedule of meetings: http://grandrivergreatcity.com/index.aspx?nid=128

 

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