VU Today Feb. 20

Monday, Feb. 20


11 a.m.–1 p.m. and 2–5 p.m. Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive – School of Nursing Building lobby and Mathy Center lobby. Click for more information.


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


3 p.m. Nursing Math Test – Murphy Center 332


4:10–5 p.m. Open Session for Employees with a Candidate for the Dean of the College of Nursing, Health, and Human Behavior – School of Nursing room 196


7 p.m. Campus Ministry Frassati Night (formerly Supper and Scripture) – Murphy Center room 348. Sweets and conversation provided. All are welcome.


Students: Want a chance to win an Amazon gift card? Health Services needs your help. You will receive an email on Feb. 27 asking you to  complete the National College Health Assessment research survey to collect data about health habits, behaviors and perceptions. The survey is completely confidential and you will be able to complete it online in 20 minutes. The subject line of the email will read: “Win Prizes with Viterbo University and the ACHA-NCHA Survey.”


Career Wellness - Mr. Rogers on Vocation will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 in Brophy Center 124. In 1969, a relatively unknown Presbyterian minister (Mr. Rogers) delivered a humble petition to the federal government asking for $20 million to fund public television–and got it. It was no miracle, rather it was a heartfelt articulation of the joy and beauty he found not in a job, but in his vocation. Join Justin McKnight to learn more about moving away from simply earning a living to discovering your vocation.


The deadline to register to bring an entry for the annual Honors Program Chili Cook-off is Wednesday, Feb. 22. The event will be held from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 in the School of Nursing Foyer. All academic departments, student groups, and campus community members are invited to enter. Click to sign up to bring a chili.


February’s Service Saturday is Feb. 25. Celebrate the first birthday of the Service Saturdays program while enjoying birthday cake and service “treat” bags at the post-service lunch at Place of Grace. Volunteer alongside La Crosse Parks, Recreation, and Forestry, Children’s Museum, WAFER Food Pantry, Salvation Army Thrift Store, and Place of Grace. Sign up online at All students (especially first and second year students), faculty, and staff are invited to participate. Questions can be directed to Kirsten Gabriel at


Message from Viterbo Counseling Services: National Eating Disorder Awareness Week: 25 percent of all college students struggle with an eating disorder. Visit for a free online screening tool. 


Employees whose spouse or child will be graduating have the opportunity to present their diploma cover during commencement ceremonies. Any Viterbo employee interested in presenting a family diploma cover must notify the commencement committee by Wednesday, March 1. Academic regalia is required and may be rented from the bookstore. The full policy is available at


$10/hr. for internships. Are you a junior or senior who would like to know more about getting paid for an unpaid internship? Internships can be completed for-credit or no-credit and may start at any point in the semester (spring/summer/fall). Email Alyssa Gostonczik or book an appointment to find out more. 


Employees are invited to an open session with a candidate for the Dean of the College of Education, Science, and Mathematics on Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 4–5 p.m. in Reinhart Center 127.