VU Today Sept. 5

Tuesday, Sept. 5


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


3:30 p.m. Viterbo eSports New Club Team Information Meeting – Brophy Center 123. If you enjoy playing console or computer games, attend this information meeting. Contact John Robinson for more information.


3:30 p.m. Strategic Studying in A&P – Murphy Center 418


5 p.m. Peer-to-Peer Panel – Brophy Center 123. Students are invited to hear a panel of sophomores, juniors, and seniors as they share their experiences, challenges, and successes.


5:15 p.m. Feast of Saint Rose Prayer Service – San Damiano Chapel


8–10 p.m. Glow in the Dark Ultimate Frisbee – Assisi Courtyard. Welcome Week Schedule.


Snapchat Takeover: Viterbo sophomore social work major Emma Pieper will take over the viterbosnaps Snapchat account today.


Members of the Hospitality Committee invite all employees to a Welcome Back Breakfast from 7:30–9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 in the School of Nursing Building Lobby. Breakfast sandwiches, fruit, and coffee will be served. There is no charge for breakfast, but food donations for the Viterbo food pantry are welcome.


The Viterbo community is invited to meet the staff and learn more about the Student Life department at open houses Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 1:30–2:30 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 7 from 10–11 a.m. in the Hawk’s Nest. Attendees can also take a tour of the residence halls and enjoy some treats.


Attend the presentation “Faithfully Feminist: A Catholic Feminist’s Perspective on Why We Stay” by Gina Messina, Ph.D., at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 in San Damiano Chapel. Messina is a feminist scholar, Catholic theologian, author, and activist. This event is sponsored by the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership and the Viterbo department of religious studies.


Einstein Bros. will host a “Back to Bagels” party from 9–11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6. The event will feature games, prizes, and special offers.


Interested in playing volleyball at Vic’s Picnic? Student Activities Board will be hosting a volleyball tournament Friday, Sept. 8 during Vic’s Picnic. Teams may consist of 4–6 people. Send your team information to Brandy Kummer at by Thursday, Sept. 7 at noon.


The Spanish Club will host a quesadilla fundraiser Thursday, Sept. 7 from 3–5 p.m. in Assisi Courtyard. Each quesadilla is $2. Proceeds will go toward a service trip later in the year.


Regular Group Fitness Classes begin today. Register for classes at the Viterbo Mathy Center front desk.


There will be an Intramural Free Agent Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Mathy Center. Anyone interested in participating in intramurals that does not have a team should attend the meeting to learn more.


Viterbo Rec Sports is hosting the Intramural Showcase at the Mathy Center, Marian Courtyard, and Assisi Courtyard Tuesday, Sept. 12 from 7–9 p.m. Come check out the leagues that Rec Sports will be offering this season.


Traffik 2017, an exhibit featuring works of art with the theme of human trafficking, is on display in the Viterbo University Gallery. A reception will be held Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 7:30–9 p.m. A program featuring an address by Marlene Weisenbeck, FSPA, chair of the La Crosse Task Force to Eradicate Modern Slavery, will begin at 8 p.m. A survivor of human trafficking will also speak. An awards ceremony for works in the exhibit will conclude the program.


Students interested in learning about their opportunity to travel to Spain at the end of spring semester 2018 should stop by the informational meeting on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 2:30 p.m. in School of Nursing Building 207. Contact Taylor Corbett at for additional information.


Students interested in learning more about their opportunities to study abroad during their college career, be sure to check out the Study Abroad Fair Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. in the Student Union Lobby. Program leaders from spring 2018 programs will be available to answer your questions. The time to travel is now, why not get credit for doing so? Contact Taylor Corbett at for additional information.


A Caregiver Job Fair will be held from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 in the Reinhart Center Board Room. There will be many opportunities for part-time caregiving positions, including certified nursing assistants, resident care assistants, direct care providers, group home staff, and in-home care providers. Dress is business casual or interview. Students should bring copies of their resume. The event is hosted by Career Services. Call 608-796-3828 with any questions.