VU Today, Oct. 27

Tuesday, Oct. 27


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


2 p.m. Strategic Marking Techniques in Reading – Murphy Center 332


The volleyball game vs. Waldrof College Wednesday, Oct. 28 in the Varsity Athletics Center will be a PAC the VAC and Whiteout event. Everyone is encouraged to wear white. Any student who wears white will get free pizza. It is also Senior Night.


The spring schedule is now available in VitNet or on the registrar’s Web page at Students should contact their advisors to receive their registration date and time. Advisors must clear their advisees to register by approving each of them in VitNet under the “approve advisees to register” link. Registration begins Monday, Nov. 9. 


Employees: Did you know that by investing in the Great Rivers United Way, your gift is helping one in three people in the community? Turn in your United Way pledge form this week to HR and help Viterbo reach the employee campaign goal of $11,000. The current total for the employee campaign is $7,389.


VSNA is hosting a showing of American Nurse Thursday, Oct. 29 in the School of Nursing Building 196. Everyone welcome, snacks provided.


Healthy Holiday Cooking Demonstration: Viterbo employees and students  are invited to join members of the junior dietetics class in the Food Science Lab (284) from noon–1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 to participate in a healthy and fun way to kick off the holiday season. Participants will be able to sample a healthy pumpkin pie recipe, make and sample a cranberry quinoa salad and "clean" green bean casserole, and learn about easy recipe substitutions to help keep this holiday season delicious and healthy. Limited to the first 16 people to RSVP by Wednesday, Nov. 4. RSVP to Amber Patterman at with your recipe group preference, quinoa or green bean.


WHIL's Scariest Places on Campus Tours are Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Have you ever wanted to check out the secret areas on campus such as Bonaventure 7th Floor, the underground tunnels leading from the Convent to Murphy, the underground catacombs beneath San Damiano Chapel, etc. Max of 35 people on each tour. See Dodie Marriott in the Office of Residence Life this week to sign up. On the night of the tours, meet in the Hawk's Nest prior to your tour time for departure. Any questions, email Brandon Stiefel at This event is brought to you by VU After Dark and the Wisconsin Honorary of Involved Leaders (WHIL).


Today is Spirit of Assisi Day: The original Spirit of Assisi was an interfaith Peace initiative convened in Assisi by Pope (Saint) John Paul II in October 1986. Today, the Spirit of Assisi is embraced at Viterbo as an example to be embodied…a guiding force to heal a broken world, to complete that which cries out for completion, to bring shalom to the world. Join the Franciscans all over the world and celebrate the beauty of this day.


Looking for a  fun, free, fall event? Join TNT club for hot chocolate, popcorn, while painting or carving a pumpkin. Everyone welcome. Thursday, Oct. 29 from 7–9 p.m. in the Hawk’s Nest.


No trick: the library is giving $1 in print money to the first 30 students who show up in costume this Saturday for Halloween. Study spooky style.


A nursing resume presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 5–6 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building room 104. Career Services staff will be presenting information to assist students preparing resumes for the Nursing Career Fair on Nov. 5.


Students interested in registering for Speed Mock Interviewing Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 5:30–8 p.m. should register online at,  email information (name, major, phone number and year in school) to, or stop by the Career Services office in Murphy Center 374. Details about the event are available at