Viterbo University announces the creation of the Center for Professional Learning and Development, which will partner with regional businesses to create leadership development programs designed specifically to meet the business’ unique needs. These programs will be facilitated by university faculty and area business executives.
The public is invited to attend the world premiere of the documentary film Decoding the Driftless at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
Gary Tyler, who was wrongly convicted of first-degree murder at the age of 17 and spent 41 years in Louisiana State Penitentiary, better known as Angola, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 in San Damiano Chapel at Viterbo University.

VU Today

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

3:30 p.m. Career Services Resume Reviews – Murphy Center 374

9 p.m. VU After Dark Casino Night – Reinhart Center Board Room

Today is Employee Jeans Day. Proceeds benefit employee social and hospitality functions.

Saturday, Sept. 15

Noon Baseball vs. Mayville State University – Outdoor Athletics Complex. Doubleheader.

4 p.m. Usher Orientation – Fine Arts Center Lobby. Want to see free entertainment? Become an usher for the Fine Arts Center. You must attend a one hour orientation session prior to volunteering. For more information, contact Bridget Misch at

7:30 p.m. Out-of-Our-Minds Chamber Music Series Wild West – Fine Arts Center Nola Starling Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.

9 p.m. VU After Dark Glow in the Dark Recess – Marian Courtyard

Sunday, Sept. 16

11 a.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel

Noon Baseball vs. Mayville State University – Outdoor Athletics Complex. Doubleheader. Fill the Hill event.

2 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Carleton College – Outdoor Athletics Complex. Fill the Hill event.

6 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel

6:30–8 p.m. SMART Recovery Meeting – Student Development Center Second Floor. Viterbo’s SMART Recovery meeting is a self-help support group for students experiencing any addictive behavior.

8:30 p.m. Free Bowling – Pla-Mor Lanes. Bring your student I.D. to receive three games of bowling and shoes. Visit IMLeagues to create a team online.

Viterbo parking lots M, N, and J will be closed Monday to accommodate employers participating in the Career Fair.

All Viterbo community members are invited to attend the next Service Saturday event Sept 22. Register at by Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 8 a.m. to reserve your space. Visit the Service Saturdays page to see the dates for the rest of the academic year.

Healthy Living Week begins on Monday. Sign up for the step challenge and students, make sure you have your stamp card before the week begins for great prizes.

Intramural league play begins this week. Schedules can be found at IMLeagues.

Sept. 9–15 is Suicide Prevention Week. Alcohol is present in about 30–40 percent of all suicide deaths. Help is available. Schedule an appointment with counseling services at For help call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or call Great Rivers 211 at 211. In an emergency, call 911.

The Spanish Club will have its first official meeting Monday, Sept. 17 from 5:30–6:30 p.m. in the Diversity and Inclusion Center in Murphy Center 579. in the Murphy Center, room 579. All those interested are welcome to attend. Chips and salsa will be provided. Questions can be directed to Griffin Finnestad at

The All Majors Career, Internship, and Graduate School Fair will be held from 12:30–3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 in the Mathy Center. This is a great opportunity to meet with regional employers and graduate schools for post-graduation and internship positions.

This fall, Viterbo Dietetics interns will be hosting a free event series called Food for Families. The second event is from 5:30–6:30 p.m. in the Viterbo foods lab (room 284 in the nursing building), Tuesday, Sept. 18. If you can not make the event, they will be doing a Facebook live video during that time on the Viterbo Dietetic intern page. All of the sessions will be on the page. This week will be a fun nutrition activity on freezer meals. This is a family event, so people of all ages are welcome. Email Jamie Cranfill at by Monday, Sept. 17 if you are interested in attending to ensure the right amount of food. Email with any questions.

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