VU Today Feb. 24

Tuesday, Feb. 24


11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Eating Disorders Screening and Information – Student Union


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


1–2 p.m. Eating Disorders Screening and Information – Mathy Center Lobby


3 p.m. Nursing Math Test – Murphy Center 432


6–8 p.m. National Society of Leadership and Success Live Broadcast – Reinhart Center 127. Sponsored by campus activities.


V-Hawks for Life will host a tie blanket event Thursday, Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. in Clare Apartments first floor lounge. Food and entertainment will be provided as participants make the blankets. Everyone is welcome to bring their ID and to make tie blankets for the Warming Center and Birthright. There is enough fabric to make more than 40 blankets.


Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Miracle at Viterbo Dance Marathon, which raised $7,390 for the Children’s Miracle Network. Here is a link to a video of the night:


Students are encouraged to attend the Career Readiness Series presentation, “Life After the Cheering Stops: Competing for a Great Job After College” from 5–6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 in the School of Nursing Building 195. Learn how to apply your competitive edge in the job market. Get an inside look at the traits of student athletes that make them so desirable to employers, and how to communicate through resumes, cover letters, and networking. Applicable to non-athletes as well. Pre-registration appreciated at Snacks will be served.


Rev. Dr. Michael Cusato, OFM, an expert in the life of St. Francis of Assisi and the former director of the Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure University, will give the keynote address, “St. Francis of Assisi: Pacifist, Ecumenist, Arabist” at the annual Viterbo humanities symposium from 12:30–2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.


The Viterbo community is invited to attend the Lunch and Learn “Why Wellness Works” with chiropractor Ben Erlandson from 12:10–1:10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 in the Reinhart Center Board Room. Lunch is free and registration is required. Email or call ext. 3806 to register. The event is sponsored by health services.


Register for the Starry Night event Friday, Feb. 27 at VU After Dark will be hosting a light and laser show set to popular music at the UW-L Planetarium. The event is free and transportation will be provided.


Attention Students: On Feb. 23, you received an email entitled “Win Prizes with Viterbo University and the ACHA-NCHA Survey.” Students are encouraged to complete the survey in one sitting, which usually takes 20 minutes.  All students who submit a survey will be automatically entered in a random drawing for prizes, including a 32-inch TV and gift cards. The survey must be completed by March 6. Questions regarding the survey? Contact Sue Danielson, health services, at 796-3806.


The Environmental Sustainability Club will hold its next meeting Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 5–6 p.m. in Reinhart Center room 130. Pizza provided, everyone welcome.