Seventy-nine undergraduate students, 30 master’s degree students, and four associate degree students will be candidates for graduation at Viterbo University’s winter commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
James (Jim) Salmo has been named vice president for advancement at Viterbo University effective in January. Salmo was chosen to lead fundraising and benefactor relation efforts at Viterbo, succeeding Wendell Snodgrass who resigned in August.
The Viterbo University Fine Arts Center has added a performance by the Celtic music group Cherish the Ladies at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

VU Today

Monday, March 2


8–9 a.m. Employee Headshot Walk-in Session – Brophy Center 125


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


2–4 p.m. Resume Review Session – Library 103. Students should bring a hard copy or electronic copy of their resume for review by career services staff.


4:30 p.m. Lenten Supper and Scripture – Brophy Center 123. Basic soups and bread will be served.


An Internship Resume Session is scheduled for 12:15–1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, in Murphy Center 432. All students planning on completing their first for-credit internship during the summer or fall are required to attend one of these sessions this semester.


The Viterbo community is invited to join the members of the FSPA for an ice cream social from 3:30–4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 in the Fine Arts Center Lobby in celebration of National Catholic Sisters Week.


Reminder to Voice Your Choice: Campus activities is seeking nominations for awards. Nominations should be submitted by Friday, March 6 at 5 p.m. at Contact Kasie Von Haden with questions.


Orientation Leaders are needed to welcome new students during V-Hawk Orientation Days Aug. 28–30. The position description and application can be found at Applications are due Friday, March 20.


Employees whose spouse or child will be graduating have the opportunity to present their diploma cover during commencement ceremonies. Any Viterbo employee interested in presenting a family diploma cover must notify the committee by Wednesday, April 1. Academic regalia is required and may be rented from the bookstore before Wednesday, March 4. The full policy is available at


Attention Students: You received an email entitled “Win Prizes with Viterbo University and the ACHA-NCHA Survey” Feb. 23. Students are encouraged to complete the survey in one sitting, which usually takes 20 minutes. All students who submit a survey will be automatically entered in a random drawing for prizes, including a 32-inch TV and gift cards. The survey must be completed by March 6. Questions regarding the survey? Contact Sue Danielson, health services, at 796-3806.


Call for Abstracts: Viterbo University’s Philosophy and Pop Culture Undergraduate Conference: All undergraduate students are invited to participate in this upcoming conference to be held on the campus of Viterbo University on Saturday, April 25. To present your work related to the intersections of philosophy and pop culture, submit a proposal (limit of 500 words) to Robyn Gaier at The deadline for receipt of proposals is March 6. Questions regarding this conference may be directed to Robyn at


Call for Papers: Viterbo’s World Languages and Cultures Fifth Annual Latin American and Latino Studies Collaborative Workshop: Faculty members from all disciplines are invited to submit individual papers, presentations, panel or roundtable (three papers and one commentator, 500 word summary of the presentation) for consideration for this April 11 event. The deadline for receipt is March 15. Questions regarding this workshop may be directed to Maribel Bird:

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