VU Today Nov. 9
Thursday, Nov. 9
9–11 a.m. Campus Ministry Thursday Morning M.U.G. (Mingle, Unwind, Gather) – Murphy Center 340
9:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Senior Class Gift and Make a Christmas Card for Children’s Hospitals – School of Nursing Building Lobby
Noon–3:30 p.m. Nursing Career Fair – Fine Arts Center Lobby
Noon–5 p.m. Employee Appreciation Event – Viterbo Bookstore
12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel
1 p.m. Administrative Assembly Meeting – Reinhart Center Board Room
3:40–6 p.m. Army ROTC Eagle Battalion Medical Training Session for Cadets – Shenanigans Entertainment Center, 2100 Dawson Ave., La Crosse.
7 p.m. Ethic Series Presentation “The Postville Immigration Raid: Lessons for the 21st Century” by Erik Camayd-Freixas, Ph.D. – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre
Viterbo theatre students will present the comedy How the Other Half Loves at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10–Saturday, Nov. 11 and Friday, Nov. 17–Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. Visit the Fine Arts Center Box Office for tickets.
The Viterbo theatre and music theatre department will present a staged reading of Theatrics, a one-act play by senior Ammie Jergenson at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12 in the Fine Arts Center La Croix Black Box Theatre. Audience members are invited to stay for a talkback with the playwright led by Beth Marzoni, English, after the performance. Tickets are free and available on a first come, first served basis starting at 1 p.m. in the main entrance to the Black Box. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
Employees: mix, mingle, and eat/drink with colleagues and take in a great Viterbo show this Saturday. Reminder, the Hospitality Committee is sponsoring a free pre-show employee social at the Weber Center (w/hors d’oevres and a cash bar) from 6–7:15 p.m. before Saturday’s 7:30 p.m. performance of How the Other Half Loves. Stop by the Fine Arts Center box office to pick up a ticket or two.
Since Veterans Day occurs on Saturday this year, Viterbo will mark the observance on Monday, Nov. 13. Viterbo will hold its annual service and the raising of a new POW/MIA flag that stays in place all year and beckons everyone to remember that “all gave some and some gave all.” This year, Rick Trietley, vice-president of student affairs, will give the address. Rick is a retired U.S. Army officer and comes to Viterbo with enthusiasm and energy to promote expanded veteran awareness and opportunity at Viterbo. The service will be held Monday, Nov. 13 at 12:15 p.m. in San Damiano Chapel.
All are encouraged to join in Viterbo’s Identities Project Black Lives Matter Civil Dialogue Thursday, Nov. 16 from 7–8:30 p.m. in the Reinhart Center Board Room. Attend for conversation, treats, and thought-provoking discussion from All Lives Matter, Blue Lives Matter, and Black Lives Matter perspectives. More information about this and other Identities Project events can be found online at www.viterbo.edu/identities-project. Questions? Contact Kirsten Gabriel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Viterbo will host the Wisconsin State Conversation on Servant Leadership “Celebrating the Good Stuff” Tuesday, Nov. 14 in the Reinhart Center Board Room. The event is free and open to the public and the Viterbo community is invited to attend. Click for complete details.
The Viterbo eSports Club Mario Kart Tournament will be held Monday, Nov. 20 from 5:30–7:30 p.m. in Brophy Center 203.
Viterbo Rec Sports will host a Testicle Toss Tournament Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 4–6 p.m. as part of Men’s Health Awareness Week. Answer men’s health questions to earn throws. Students can sign up for free at the Mathy Center.
Basic clothing and supplies are still needed in Puerto Rico. Mail items to: Amaury Oyola, PO Box 366781, San Juan, PR 00936.
Attend the Community Wellness Club activity at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 in the School of Nursing Building room 101. Watch a movie, make gratitude graffiti boards for the group’s next project, and enjoy snacks.
Parking Lot-M will be reserved for the Nursing Career Fair Thursday, Nov. 9.
To claim lost key on lanyard, visit the physical plant office at 727 Winnebago Street. A description of the key and lanyard will be needed.
On Friday, Nov. 10, Rep. Ron Kind will host a Veterans Day Town Hall event in La Crosse and the Viterbo community is invited to attend. The event will give the public the opportunity to hear directly from veterans about the challenges of rejoining civilian life. This will be an open forum for veterans to share their stories and ask any questions they may have. 1 p.m. at American Legion Post 52, 711 6th St South.
The Seven Rivers Undergraduate Research Symposium Friday, Nov. 10. The following events are open to the public and all Viterbo community members: Keynote Speaker Erik Camayd-Freixas, Ph.D., Word Wars: Propaganda vs. Critical Thinking at 10:10 a.m. in the Fine Arts Center Main Theater; Oral Presentations in various rooms in Reinhart Center and Nursing Center from noon–2 p.m.; Poster Presentations in the Reinhart Center Boardroom, School of Nursing Building 195, and the Fine Arts Center Lobby from 2–4 p.m. For the full presentation schedule, full abstracts, and other information visit www.viterbo.edu/sevenrivers
One day until the RHA Star Wars Lock-in. Eat food, win amazing prizes, and enjoy volleyball, dodgeball, and lightsaber (pool noodles) tournaments. Friday at the Mathy Center from 10 p.m.–2 a.m.