VU Today Sept. 27

Wednesday, Sept. 27


8:30–10 a.m. Advising on the Go – Student Union. Stop by for answers to your questions about academic planning, majors, minors, student support services or anything related to their academic experience.


11 a.m.–2 p.m. Farmers Market – Franciscan Way


11 a.m.–2 p.m. Viterbo Love Your Melon (LYM) Go For Gold Awareness Week Event to make cards of support and encouragement – School of Nursing Building Lobby


12:10–1:10 p.m. Lunch and Learn “Exploring the Alcohol Culture in La Crosse” – Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite. Must be registered to attend.


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


1–2 p.m. APA Drop-in Writing Help – Murphy Center 332


6 p.m. JV Volleyball vs. UW-Baraboo – Varsity Athletics Center


6 p.m. Student Alumni Ambassadors Meeting – Brophy Center room 123. There will be a drawing for those who bring a friend to win a Viterbo T-shirt. Learn about events and plans for the year.


6:15–7:15 p.m. Interested in meeting the FSPA Sisters? Attend the first Franciscan Friends Gathering - St. Rose Convent. Use the main entrance across from the Student Union. Snacks and great conversation. All students are welcome.


7 p.m. “Sounds of the Reformation: A Celebration of the 500th Anniversary” featuring the Viterbo choirs and the St. Francis Choir – San Damiano Chapel. Theology on Root Beer Tap event presented by the religious studies department. Everyone welcome.


7–8 p.m. Mental Notes: Students in Group Facilitation Skills will provide hands-on presentations on a variety of mental health issues and well-being – Reinhart Center Board Room


8:15–9:15 p.m. Mental Health expert and Viterbo professor Deb Murray will conduct a guided meditation. Relax your mind and body – Marian Courtyard


9 p.m. Taize Prayer – San Damiano Chapel


Don’t delay, today is the last day register a table for Franny Fest on Oct. 4. Click to register. For information and a full schedule of events (Sept. 30–Oct 6, 2017), click here.


Read about last night’s Viterbo volleyball game in today’s La Crosse Tribune.


A Viterbo tuition exchange/remission process informational meeting will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. Sept. 28 in Reinhart Center 130. The meeting will include a presentation and a question and answer session.


A package left in the Copy and Mail Center for mailing to Paula Winter did not include a department to be charged. The package can not be mailed without budget information. Visit the Copy Center.


The Viterbo Improv Club will give free show at 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 in Brophy Center 122. Everyone welcome.


The Employee Wellness Wheel Challenge begins Monday, Oct. 2. Achieve overall wellness by completing activities throughout each week for a chance to win great prizes. Register at Mathy front desk for $5. Open registration throughout the challenge.


Healthy Living Week: Today is Eating Local Day. Go out and support your local area eateries.


SMART Recovery for Oct. 1 is cancelled. It will resume the following Sunday at 6:30 p.m.


What compliments a night out better than an authentic Italian feast? Come, eat, enjoy and be surrounded by friends, family and classmates at the annual pasta dinner put on by the Viterbo dietetics majors Friday, Oct. 13 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. before the theatre performance of 9 to 5, The Musical. The cost is $12 for adults, $10 for students and $6 for children 10 and under.The meal includes pasta, salad, bread and dessert. There are marinara and alfredo sauce options as well as meatballs available. There are also vegetarian and vegan friendly options. Pre-register to guarantee your meal. Contact Claire Bowar SDA Vice President for tickets at


VU After Dark is hosting Bingo Saturday, Sept. 30 at 9 p.m. in the School of Nursing 196.


Join the Student Activities Board (SAB) on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. for some fun making a Spin Art masterpiece. This event is free for all students. Meet at the clock tower by the Mathy Center.


Students interested in traveling on a Viterbo sponsored study abroad/away program next spring to Alaska, Belize, Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, South Africa or Spain, don’t forget to turn in your completed study abroad application to Murphy 377 by Monday, Oct. 2 to be considered. Not sure if you’re interested or have additional questions about the programs, applications, or financing? Contact Taylor Corbett at or 608-796-3170.