VU Today Sept. 22

Friday, Sept. 22


1:30 p.m. Nursing Math Test – School of Nursing Building Collins Auditorium room 196


3 p.m. Outdoor Adventures and Recreation Meeting and Outing – Meet in Marian Courtyard, bring ID and spending money for fresh produce at the Farmer’s Market.


5 p.m. JV Volleyball vs. University of Jamestown JV – Varsity Athletics Center


7 p.m. Volleyball vs. University of Jamestown – Varsity Athletics Center


9 p.m. VU After Dark Trivia Night – Reinhart Center Board Room. Gift card prizes to Kwik Trip, Jimmy Johns, and Toppers.


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


Saturday, Sept. 23


Noon Viterbo Alumni Volleyball Game – Varsity Athletics Center


1 p.m. Women’s Soccer vs. UW-Stout – Outdoor Athletics Complex


3 p.m. JV Women’s Soccer vs. Rochester Community Technical College – Outdoor Athletics Complex


3 p.m. Volleyball vs. Dickinson State University – Varsity Athletics Center


9:55 p.m. VU After Dark Movie Night at the Rivoli Theatre. Choose between Spiderman: Homecoming and Dark Tower. Meet in the Student Union at 9:25 p.m. to leave. Free.


Sunday, Sept. 24


11 a.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


6 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


Registration for the Busy Student Retreat for fall 2017 is now open. Meet with a spiritual director, schedule prayer times around your busy schedule, and grow in your own spiritual life. Information and registration can be found at…/2017-fall-busy-student-retreat


Viterbo Love Your Melon is asking everyone to wear a gold or yellow shirt on Monday, Sept 25 in recognition of September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Everyone wearing gold or yellow is asked to participate in a campus photo in Assisi Courtyard at 11:15 a.m. The group will also be handing out mini gold ribbons that day.


Viterbo employees, students, and alumni are invited to participate in Viterbo’s first Service Saturday of the academic year Sept. 30. Participants will meet on campus at 8:30 a.m. before traveling to the service sites. Service will follow from 9 a.m.–noon, concluding with a shared meal and reflection back at Viterbo. Registration is required by Monday, Sept. 25. The number of participants at each site is limited, so sign up early to get your choice of locations.


Are you looking for a great family experience that gives you the unique opportunity to visit the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration Villa? Attend the annual stargazing hike at the Villa on St. Joseph’s Ridge from 4:30–9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. The Viterbo University Hospitality Committee is promoting this event for Viterbo employees. Feel free to bring lawn chairs and snacks and relax in and around the quonset. The Viterbo Hospitality Committee will be providing supplies for S’mores. The schedule: 4:45–5:45 p.m. greenhouse/garden tours; 6–7:30 p.m. hikes of the property; 7:45–9:30 p.m. stargazing.


Viterbo dietetics is seeking adults ages 18–65 with a BMI of 25–40 who are interested in weight loss to participate in a free eight-week study to learn if a betaine supplement and no change in diet or exercise will help to speed fat loss and increase muscle mass. Each participant will also receive a free initial nutrition counseling and follow-up session. Contact Nathan Bedard at or 507-398-7104.