VU Today Oct. 24

Friday, Oct. 24


11:30 a.m. Nursing Math Test – Murphy Center 432


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


2–3:30 p.m. Retirement Reception for Paul Stachowski, physical plant maintenance technician – Physical Plant Building Shop. Paul retired Oct. 1. Cake and punch will be served.


2:30 p.m. U.S. Rep. Ron Kind will speak in Keith Knutson’s VUSM 200 Class – Murphy Center 436. The Viterbo community is invited to attend.


9 p.m. VU AfterDark Girl’s Night – Reinhart Center Boardroom. Enjoy a chocolate fountain, DIY sharpie mugs, nail art, and other crafts. All are welcome to attend.


Today is Tribune Employee Jeans Day. Each month a different local charity is supported by the La Crosse Tribune


Saturday, Oct. 25


6–8 p.m. Final Edit, the English club, Tolkien Night – Murphy Center 432. Michael Wodzak will read from The Hobbit and the group will screen some corresponding scenes from the most recent film adaptations. Open discussion afterwards. All are welcome.


7:30 p.m. Platinum Edition Show Choir 125 Years of Song – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre


9 p.m. VU AfterDark Guy’s Night – Hawk’s Nest. Come play video games, ping pong, and pool while enjoying free pizza and wings. All are welcome to attend. Sponsored by VU AfterDark.


Sunday, Oct. 26


11 a.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


2 p.m. NexStar Season Cooking with the Calamari Sisters – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre


6 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


Make a Mile Worth While Friday, Oct. 31 at 12:15 p.m. Meet at the Clock Tower for a Pink walk around campus. Proceeds from this event will be donated to Gundersen Health System’s ‘Steppin’ Out in Pink’.


Employees who would like their headshot photo updated are invited to visit the Brophy Center Media Studio room 125 anytime from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27. Walk-ins are welcome, or RSVP to Matt Hansen, communications and marketing at


Employees: Wish Jessica Miller, admission, at a farewell reception in her honor from 3–4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27 in the Reinhart Center Board Room. Miller and family will leave to join her husband Chad Miller in Fremont, Nebraska, where he is the head baseball coach at Midland University. Miller has worked in the admission office for 10 years. She earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Viterbo. Her last day at the university will be Wednesday, Oct. 29.


La Crosse Warming Shelter Drive: Students in Social Work 275 are sponsoring a drive for the La Crosse Warming Shelter. Donations of boots/tennis shoes, hand/foot warmers, jeans, t-shirts, hooded sweatshirts, socks, hats, mittens, granola bars, or cold cereal are appreciated. The clothing items can be any adult sizes, new or gently used condition. There are boxes in academic building and residence halls for donations to be collected. Questions? Contact Connie Fossen 796-3729 or