VU Today March 2

Thursday, March 2


7:30 a.m. Conversation with Kate Hennessy – Brophy Center 123. Hennessy is the granddaughter of famed Catholic activist Dorothy Day and author of the book Dorothy Day: The World will be Saved by Beauty. Everyone welcome.


9–11 a.m. Campus Ministry Mingle-Unwind-Gather – Campus Ministry Lounge in Murphy Center room 340. Everyone welcome.


10:30–12:30 p.m. Advising on the Go – School of Nursing Building Second Floor Lobby


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


2:30–3:30 p.m. Employees Open Session with a Candidate for the Title III Academic Integration Coordinator/Assistant Professor position – Reinhart Center Boardroom


6–7 p.m. Psyc Club Mindfulness Event – Murphy Center room 414. Graduate students from the Masters in Mental Health Counseling program will teach mindfulness and relaxation strategies. Snacks and door prizes.


6–7 p.m. Beginners Guide to LinkedIn – Brophy Center room 201. Don’t have an account? Come see the basics of how to set-up and begin using your account. Sponsored by Student Alumni Ambassadors and Career Services.


7–7:30 p.m. Free Professional Headshots – Brophy Center room 125. Professional attire for the photo recommended.


7 p.m. “Game Management: Leopold’s Legacy and Wisconsin Culture” Presentation – School of Nursing Building room 196. Presented by George Meyer, executive director of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation. The event is part of the La Crosse area observance of the annual Wisconsin Aldo Leopold weekend. Free and open to the public.


7:30–8:30 p.m. LinkedIn and Career Connect Advanced Informational Session – Brophy Center room 201. Bring your laptop and build your online professional presence. Complimentary snacks and Viterbo merchandise drawings.


Viterbo is in the process of preparing for an October 2018 visit for the reaffirmation of our Higher Learning Commission (HLC) accreditation. Open meetings for input on the accreditation argument will be held March 6, 21, 22, and 24. The full schedule and draft documents are at and are also linked from the President’s Office webpage.


Viterbo music and music theatre students will perform the classic satirical opera Orpheus in the Underworld at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 5 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre. Visit the box office for tickets.


First Friday Prayer March 3: The Viterbo community is invited to attend First Friday Prayer Service from 8–8:45 a.m. the first Friday of each month in San Damiano Chapel. The interfaith service is welcoming to all faith traditions.


Parking Lot M will be reserved for La Crosse Golf Show vendors Friday, March 3.


Health Services is closed for the week. Local providers are listed at


Dog Therapy Day is Monday, March 6 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Hawk’s Nest. Sponsored by Campus Activities.


The Copy and Mail Center will be short-staffed Wednesday, March 15– Friday, March 17. Everyone is asked to get their copy/print/mail requests in early as last minute requests will be difficult to fill.


Issue 9 of the Lumen is available this week. Check out the new website for articles and online only features