Seventy-eight undergraduate students and 36 master’s degree students will be candidates for graduation at Viterbo University’s winter commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
Celebrate the holiday season with A Viterbo Christmas: And a Little Child Shall Lead Them at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
The works of Viterbo senior creative media design students Jake Adams, Mannie De La Rosa, and Amanda Meyer will be featured in an exhibit opening with a reception from 4–6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29 in the Viterbo University Todd Wehr Memorial Library Gallery in Murphy Center.

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Monday, Nov. 20


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


4–6 p.m. Flu Shots Available – Student Union. Cost is $7 for students and $17 for employees. 


5:30–7:30 p.m. Viterbo eSports Club Mario Kart Tournament – Brophy Center 203


7 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. UW-La Crosse – Varsity Athletics Center


8 p.m. Residence Hall Association Meeting – Reinhart Center 127. Enjoy some snacks while discussing ways to improve life in the residence halls.


Interested in being a Resident Assistant or Peer Advisor next semester or year? The Office of Student Life is now accepting applications for positions beginning both in January and August. Pick up an application in Student Life today. Email Margy Frazier at with any questions.


Employees are invited to attend the Hospitality Committee’s Grateful Gathering lunch Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building Lobby and room 195. Bring your own lunch and the drinks and deserts will be provided.


Franciscan CORE is looking for student mentors to lead high school students during a Franciscan five-day summer camp program from June 10-15, 2018 on Viterbo’s campus. Room, board, training, and a stipend will be provided for qualified students. Franciscan CORE focuses on experiences that teach students how to live Franciscan values through service and reflection. For more information, contact the CORE director Emily Dykman, religious studies, at Student mentor applications are available at The application deadline is Dec. 1.


One more traditional Service Saturday has been added to the calendar for Saturday, Dec. 2. Everything will start at 8:30 a.m. in the Reinhart Center Boardroom with a welcome and kickoff.  Service in the community will happen from 9 a.m.–noon before meeting back for a shared meal together in the Reinhart Center. Service options include Salvation Army initiatives (Christmas Boutique, Bell Ringing, Kitchen Prep, and Thrift Store) and the Viterbo Alumni Children’s Christmas party. Visit the Service Saturdays website or click for more details on each service opportunity and to reserve your spot(s) today. Space is limited. The deadline to sign up is 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28. Email Colin Burns-Gilbert at with questions.


Salvation Army Angel Giving Tree tags are now available on the Christmas tree in the Murphy Center Lobby. Tags are for La Crosse area children ages 0–14. If you participate by selecting tags from the tree you are asked to purchase an outfit and pair of shoes for each child. Gifts should be wrapped and brought back to the Christmas tree by Dec. 5, the advancement staff will take the gifts to the Salvation Army – be sure to attach the tag to your gift when you drop it off. Contact Chris Sanger with any questions.

Post date: Monday, November 20, 2017 - 07:58