Campus News

VU Today March 18

 Monday, Mar. 18, 2019 Share

Monday, March 18  9:30 a.m. Timecards are due in the payroll office – Murphy Center 201  12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel  

Register for the Spring Soup Social March 26

 Friday, Mar. 15, 2019 Share

The Viterbo Hospitality Committee will host a Spring Soup Social from 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Tuesday March 26 in the Reinhart Center Board Room. 

Hello from Italy

 Friday, Mar. 15, 2019 Share

Viterbo students went on a Franciscan leadership pilgrimage to Italy during Spring Break as part of a religious studies class. They went to Mass at the Vatican and got a blessing from Pope Francis.

Learning in Atlanta

 Friday, Mar. 15, 2019 Share

Nineteen Viterbo students traveled to Atlanta for a study away urban immersion experience during Spring Break as part of their class on the ethical city. The trip was led by Matthew Bersagel Braley and Margy Frazier.

Join the Viterbo Minutes in Motion Team

 Friday, Mar. 15, 2019 Share

Viterbo employees are invited to join the Viterbo team and participate in the Gundersen Health System Minutes in Motion Activity Challenge.The challenge runs Monday, April 1–Sunday, May 12. It is designed to improve the health and attitude of participants by encouraging 30 minutes of exercise a day.

Viterbo to Host Wisconsin Conversation on Servant Leadership Wednesday

 Friday, Mar. 15, 2019 Share

The Viterbo community is invited to attend the Wisconsin Conversation on Servant Leadership the morning of Wednesday, March 20 in the Reinhart Center Board Room.The event is free, but registration is required. Click to register.

Group Fitness Spring Updates

 Friday, Mar. 15, 2019 Share

Get back into a routine by joining group fitness classes this week at the Mathy Center. Regular group fitness classes resume today, March 18. View the full schedule here.

Kudos to...

 Friday, Mar. 15, 2019 Share

Marci Iverson, recreation and leadership, who was selected to serve on the NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate RecreationHealth and Wellbeing Task Force. She will serve with recreation professionals from colleges across the U.S.

Reminder to Complete the Employee Wellness Interest Survey

 Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019 Share

The members of the Viterbo Wellness Committee and fitness and wellness intern Amanda Albert remind everyone to complete the Employee Interest Survey that was emailed by human resources on Wednesday, March 6 and remains open until Wednesday, March 20.

Viterbo Awarded $23,427 Grant from the Otto Bremer Trust to Support CARING Health Clinic at the La Crosse Salvation Army

 Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019 Share

Viterbo University was awarded a $23,427 grant from the Otto Bremer Trust to support the Community Assessment, Resources, and Intervention through Nursing Guidance, or CARING, initiative.CARING is a long-standing nurse-managed health clinic at the La Crosse Salvation Army. The clinic is staffed by Viterbo University nursing faculty, undergraduate nursing students, and La Crosse County Health Department public health nurses. The grant will support services for vulnerable populations that CARING staff provides, such as advocacy, preventive health education, health screenings, and referrals to health care providers. To date, CARING has provided health care services and wellness education to nearly 9,500 clients to improve local health outcomes. “CARING is an important experience for nursing students in which they learn alongside experienced faculty and public health nurses to serve the needs of vulnerable populations,” said Martha Scheckel, dean of the College of Nursing, Health, and Human Behavior. “In this way, CARING is mutually beneficial. On behalf of the entire Viterbo community, we are grateful to be awarded this grant.”

Welcome New Employees

 Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019 Share

Welcome to:Seth Kieser is the administrative assistant in the Fine Arts Center. He began March 11.Adam McRae began today as a physical plant HVAC maintenance technician.

Attend the "Deadwood & Poetry: The Word’s the Thing" Book Release Celebration Thursday

 Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019 Share

The Viterbo community is invited to join Susan Cosby Ronnenberg and Kelly R. Samuels, English, at the “Deadwood & Poetry: The Word’s the Thing” reception at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 21 in the Murphy Center fifth floor Honors Lounge.

Employee Photo Shoots March 19, 27

 Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019 Share

Communications is offering two employee photo sessions for all employees who need their photo taken for the online employee directory or who would like their current photo updated.Photos will be taken in Brophy Center room 125 on Tuesday, March 19 from 9:30–10:30 a.m. and Wednesday, March 27 from 2–3 p.m.

Holocaust Survivor Magda Brown to Speak at Viterbo Thursday

 Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019 Share

Magda Brown, a survivor of the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, will share her story at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 21 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

VU Today March 11

 Monday, Mar. 11, 2019 Share

Monday, March 11 3–4 p.m. Assisi Pilgrimage Information Session for Employees – Brophy Center 123 Your pay advice is available on VitNet at The power will be out for several hours in the Fine Arts Center beginning at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 as part of the ongoing remodeling project.