VU Today Feb. 2

Tuesday, Feb. 2


11 a.m. Introduction to the GRE Workshop – Murphy Center 332


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


1:30–3 p.m. p.m. Resume Review Session – Murphy Center Lobby. Students should bring a hard copy or electronic copy of their resume for critique by Career Services staff.


3 p.m. Nursing Math Test – Murphy Center 316


7 p.m. Enactus Meeting – Brophy Center 206


Wisconsin Senator Jennifer Shilling is holding a public forum to address student debt on Monday, Feb. 8 from 3–5 p.m. at Centennial Hall–Hall of Nations on the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse campus, 1725 State Street. The forum will consist of a panel of local state legislators. Students and parents are encouraged to attend, ask questions, and share comments regarding experiences with student loan debt. Contact Taylor Goodine, staff for Senator Shilling by calling 608-782-2785 or by email at with questions or for more details about the event. 


The Diversity Committee is offering a new series of speakers on campus entited “Stories of the Self: Diversity Matters.” The first speaker is Carolyn Bostrack, who will speak about her experience growing up with with parents suffering from severe mental health, falling into the circle of abuse, and struggling through poverty and survival. Bostrack is a Viterbo alumna with a bachelor’s degree in business and a master’s degree in business administration. The event will be Thursday, Feb. 4 from noon–12:50 p.m. in the Reinhart Center Board Room. Bring your lunch and snacks will be provided. All are welcome.


Career Services is sponsoring “Make Your Resume Work for You” on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 4–5 p.m. in Murphy Center 346. This presentation will provide students with information about preparing an employer-ready resume and adapting it for career fairs, online applications, and interviews. Pizza will be served. 


Join the Environmental Sustainability Club on Wednesday, Feb. 3 in Murphy Center 379 at 5:30 p.m. Share your creative ideas about how to spread environmental awareness throughout campus. The group will discuss upcoming events and fun conference trips.


The first and third Wednesday of each month from 3–4 p.m. (Feb. 3 and Feb. 17 this month) 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 Viterbo community is invited to attend the Lunch and Learn “Emerging Trends in Tobacco—E-Cigarettes” from 12:10–1:10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5 in the Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite. Judi Zabel of the La Crosse County Health Department will give the presentation. Lunch is free, but registration is required. Contact Sue Danielson at 608-796-3806 or to register.