VU Today Feb. 22

Monday, Feb. 22


8:30–8:50 a.m. Faith First Aid – School of Nursing Building 101


12:20–1:15 p.m. Humanities Symposium Truth, Justice, and the American Wayward: Possibilities for Truth-telling and Racial Reconciliation in the U.S. – Reinhart Center Board Room. Presented by Matthew Bersagel Braley. Feel free to bring your lunch.


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


1 p.m. The Viterbo community is invited to attend a performance by five area high school choirs and British vocal ensemble Voces8 - Fine Arts Center Main Theatre. There is no charge for this performance; seating is general admission.


2:30 p.m. Introduction to the LSAT Process – Murphy Center 332


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


3:30 p.m. Mindful Monday Meeting – Murphy Center 579. Join Viterbo graduate students and SSS Leadership Council for food, prizes, fun, and friendship.


3:35 p.m. Humanities Symposium Women and Peace Women's Studies Documentary – Reinhart Center 127. With Presented with Apryl Denny, English, and Laura Nettles, FSPA, religious studies.


6 p.m. Humanities Symposium History Book Club "The Shoemaker and the Tea Party" by Alfred F. Young – Brophy Center 204. With Andrew Hamilton, history.


6:30 p.m. Campus Ministry Supper and Scripture – Murphy Center 378


8 p.m. Residence Hall Association Meeting – Reinhart Center 127


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Hiring news from Sonya Ganther, human resources: Laurie Hilden joins Viterbo today as an administrative assistant in the Residence Life and Campus Activities and Orientation office. Laura has recently served as an administrative assistant at Trinity Lutheran church. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin–Stout.

    Shawnna Bonney joins Viterbo today as the annual fund gift officer in institutional advancement. Shawnna has recently served as a sales manager with the Kahler Hospitality Group in Rochester, Minn. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin–Stout.


Nominate a deserving colleague for Teacher of the Year, Employee of the Year, Advisor of the Year, or the other major honors to be announced at the annual Rose Awards ceremony Thursday, April 28. Nominations are now open and are due by Monday, April 4. Click for a complete description of all the awards and the nomination forms.


Summer RA Applications Now Available: Gain valuable work experience and earn free summer housing by being a Summer RA. Applications are available in the Office of Residence Life and are due March 4. Curious about what the position entails? Come to one of the info sessions: Monday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Hawk’s Nest conference room Thursday, Feb. 25 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hawk’s Nest Conference Room.


The Viterbo community is invited to attend a meet and greet open house with LeeAnn Van Vreede ’01, director of counseling services, from 3:30–5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 in the Student Development Center Conference Room. Van Vreede, a Viterbo alumna with many years of counseling experience, is eager to meet colleagues and students.


Intramural registration is open. Leagues this season include competitive and recreational volleyball, basketball, bowling, and glow in the dark bean bags. The registration deadline is Thursday, March 17 at 8 p.m. Register on


Today is National Rec Sports and Fitness Day. Come work out at the Mathy Center and receive a free Cybex t-shirt and/or post workout pack (while supplies last).


In recognition of Black History Month, the Viterbo University Diversity Committee and Breaking Barriers Diversity Club invite you to visit the Diversity and Inclusion Center in Murphy Center 576. Stop in anytime, the door is always open.


Join junior dietetics students in cooking a gluten free meal and participating in a health screening clinic to test bone density, hand grip strength, and iron levels. There are three sessions to choose from, two on March 16 and one on March 17. Click on the link for more information.


Resumes reviews will be available from 1:30–3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 in Murphy Center Lobby. Bring an electronic or hard copy of your resume for review.


Do you want to get the word out to fellow V-Hawks about an upcoming event in your department or club? Send your news to the Lumen for an affordable advertising space in the upcoming issue to be distributed around campus March 2. Deadline for ads is Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m. Can’t meet the deadline? Have additional questions? Contact Rachel Fries at for pricing and information.    


Sign up for a Campus Ministry Service Trip. Trips include: Cincinnati to work with the Franciscan Sister of the Poor March 6–11 (Spring Break) and to Chicago to work with the Franciscan Friars and Port Ministries May 8–13 (after graduation). Applications can be found at Email Emilio Alvarez at for more information and to turn in applications.