VU Today Feb. 9

Monday, Feb. 9

 

12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel

 

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

 

3:35 p.m. Introduction to the APA Style – Murphy Center 332

 

4:30–5:30 p.m. Global Rhythms Meeting – Murphy Center 348. Students interested in learning about other cultures and interacting with Viterbo’s international students are invited to attend? Food and drinks will be provided. For more information contact Taylor Lewis at tilewis@viterbo.edu.

 

Hiring news from Sonya Ganther, human resources: Deena Murphy has joined Viterbo today as a grant writer for institutional advancement. Deena was previously the assistant city planner for the City of Onalaska and was responsible for the majority of their grant work. She was the original author for the STH 35/Great River Road Corridor Grant. Deena has undergraduate and graduate degrees in agronomy from South Dakota State University. She can reached at dlmurphy@viterbo.edu.

 

Call for Abstracts: Viterbo University’s Philosophy and Pop Culture Undergraduate Conference: All undergraduate students are invited to participate in this upcoming conference to be held on the campus of Viterbo University on Saturday, April 25. To present your work related to the intersections of philosophy and pop culture, submit a proposal (limit of 500 words) to Robyn Gaier at rrgaier@viterbo.edu. The deadline for receipt of proposals is March 6. Questions regarding this conference may be directed to Robyn at rrgaier@viterbo.edu.

 

Outstanding Student Leader Award: Students, staff and faculty are invited to submit nominations for the Outstanding Student Leader Award. This award will be presented to three–five students at the Student Leadership Recognition Banquet. Written nominations must provide the name of the a senior student and evidence that she or he has: (a) exhibited continuous exemplary leadership, (b) served as well-respected role models, and (c) has persistently demonstrated a strong commitment to campus life, community service and/or charitable organizations.  Written nominations will be accepted by Denise Homstad, Student Development Administrative Assistant, until Friday, March 6.

 

Rec Sports is offering a Ski/Snowboard trip to Mt. La Crosse on Sunday, Feb. 22 from 2–7 p.m. Registration station available Wednesday in the Mathy Center 6–8 p.m. $15 lift ticket, $25 lift and ski rental, $35 lift and snowboard rental.

 

The Environmental Sustainability Club will hold its next meeting Wednesday, Feb. 11 from 5–6 p.m. in Reinhart Center room 130. La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat, and UW-L professor Chuck Lee will talk about the city's new transportation plans and how they will impact the environment. Contact the club president, Emma, if you have any questions: erislo06080@viterbo.edu

 

Volunteer Opportunities: Bethany St. Joseph Corporation is looking to the Viterbo community to assist their residents in a variety of capacities including arts and crafts, baking, musical entertainment, community outings, teaching Spanish, leading fitness classes, sharing your special talents, doing a travel presentation, etc. Contact Nancy Pradovic at nancyjopradovic@yahoo.com or 608-783-1516 ext 304 to help. Contact Denise Lorenz, Viterbo’s community engagement coordinator, at dmlorenz@viterbo.edu with any questions.

 

Thinking about doing an internship this summer or fall? Students are required to attend an Internship Resume session as well as an Internship and Grant Information session if they haven’t done an internship prior. The first Internship Resume session offered this semester will be Tuesday, Feb. 10 from 12:30–1:30 in Murphy Center 316. The first Internship and Grant session will be on Tuesday, Feb. 17 from 12:30–1:30 p.m. in Murphy Center 316. If you aren’t able to attend these sessions, check out other session dates at http://www.viterbo.edu/internships/. Contact Denise Lorenz, community engagement coordinator, dmlorenz@viterbo.edu if you have any questions or for additional information.

 

Spring Break Service Trip applications for Ohio and South Dakota are available in Campus Ministry, Murphy Center 340. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Feb. 18. Spring Break trips will take place during the week of March 8–14. Email Emilio Alvarez at ebalvarez@viterbo.edu for more details.

 

Carve out time away for stress relief, prayer, new friends, and deeply compassionate listening through Campus Ministry and Franciscan Spirituality Center’s Busy Student Retreat Sunday, Feb. 15–Thursday, Feb. 26. Sign up for the Busy Student Retreat in the Campus Ministry office in Murphy Center 340 by Feb. 11.