VU Today March 30

Thursday, March 30


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


9:30 a.m. Timecards are due in the Payroll Office – Murphy Center 201


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


11 a.m.–3 p.m. Dancing Taco Fundraiser for Children's Miracle Network – School of Nursing Building Lobby. $5 for a dancing taco and pop/water. $4 for a dancing taco. $7 for 2 dancing tacos.


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


Viterbo President Glena Temple and Western Technical College President Lee Rasch will sign a memorandum of understanding today regarding the development of a joint engineering program.


Students: Want to help new students acclimate to college and foster connections? Apply to serve as an Orientation Leader during V-Hawk Orientation Days, Aug. 25–27. Applicants must be a current student and have a strong desire to share your love and knowledge of Viterbo University to new students and their families. Individuals serving as orientation leaders have the opportunity to develop leadership skills, serve as role models, facilitate group activities, meet new people, foster new friendships, and work in a team environment. For a full position description, additional information and application, visit: Applications are due Friday, April 7 by noon.


Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) and Summer Service-Learning Scholars (SSLS) Program applications and Scholars Days registrations are due tomorrow. More information is available at Questions? Contact Kirsten Gabriel at


Due to the popularity of the chicharrones sold by the Spanish Club, orders for delivery will be taken until Friday. Delivery will be Monday, April 3. $2 per bag. Proceeds will go to care kits for a service trip. Contact or


Run for Student Government Association President or Representative: SGA self-nomination forms, petitions, and photos are due today, March 30, at 4:30 p.m. (Self-nomination forms and instruction were sent via Viterbo email to all students.) Submit these self-nomination items at the Student Development Center Reception Desk. 


Last Chance: You still have time to complete the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). Information was sent to first-year and senior student’s Viterbo email with links to the survey.


Attend the International Transgender Day of Visibility Lunch and Learn from 12:10–1:05 p.m. Friday, March 31 in the Diversity and Inclusion Lounge in Murphy Center 579. Staff from the UW-L Pride Center will discuss current challenges and opportunities for universities welcoming students who are transgender. Lunch is provided and the event is open to the whole Viterbo community. Sponsored by Viterbo Pride.


Join the music department at a special Showcase Recital featuring freshman and sophomore music majors and minors at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1 in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. This recital will feature a variety both classical and music theatre vocal repertoire as well as classical piano selections. Free and open to the public with a reception afterward.


The social work club is holding their yearly educational event featuring LeeAnn Van Vreede, Viterbo counselor, who will train participants on QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer). QPR training is used for suicide prevention to teach the warning signs of suicide crisis and how to respond. The event will be on will be from 12:15–1:15 p.m. Monday, April 3 in Brophy Center 123. A free lunch will be provided.To register, email Jennie Anderson-Meger by March 31.


Wishmakers on Campus La Crosse works with the Make-A-Wish Wisconsin Program to help raise funds for young people with a life-threatening illness. They are working to raise money for a local La Crosse teenager who is living with Stage 4 Hodgkin's Lymphoma. He is currently in remission, and his wish is to go to Florida this summer with his family. A fundraiser will be held at the Coulee Region Chill game at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 30. They are selling adult tickets to the game for $10 with the money raised going towards the fundraiser. To purchase a ticket, contact Viterbo student Kayla Schweiner at