VU Today Oct. 9

Thursday, Oct. 9

 

9:30­–12:30 p.m. 5K Run/Walk Registration ­– Outside Murphy Center. Come and check out this year’s t-shirt design. For more information about Viterbo Days or to register online, visit http://www.viterbo.edu/viterbodays/

 

12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel

 

12:30 p.m. English 307 Workshop – Murphy Center 332

 

2–4 p.m. Confidential Depression and Anxiety Screening – Mathy Center Second Floor

 

4:30 p.m. TNT Club Meeting – Student Development Center Conference Room

 

9 p.m. Late Night Fitness: Yoga with Amy – Mathy Center

 

The Viterbo Concert Choir and 9th Street Singers will present a free concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 in Mary of the Angels Chapel at St. Rose Convent. The concert is being held in conjunction with Viterbo Days and is open to the public. The program will include Alleluia for St. Francis by Gordon Binkerd and You are Good written by Viterbo music department faculty member Mary Ellen Haupert in honor of Viterbo’s 125th Anniversary and dedicated to the Viterbo Concert Choir and its director, Jean Saladino, music.

 

Supervisors: The Performance Evaluation is an annual process for the employee (staff and administration) and the supervisor to assess and discuss job responsibilities and accomplishments of the past year and areas that need to be developed further. To accomplish this, the evaluation process has been set up with specific forms to be completed by the supervisor and employee. Annual performance evaluations must be completed by Dec. 1 for all staff and administration. Visit www.viterbo.edu/hr/evals for the complete list of forms needed for each of the employees you supervise. 

 

Employees whose spouse or child will be graduating have the opportunity to present their diploma cover during commencement ceremonies. The policy for this opportunity has recently been clarified. Any Viterbo employee interested in presenting a family diploma cover must notify the committee by Friday, Oct. 17. Academic regalia is required and may be rented from the bookstore before Friday, Oct. 17. The full policy is available athttp://www.viterbo.edu/academics/commencement/Faculty_Commencement_Information.aspx

 

Friday, Oct. 10 at 9 p.m. VU AfterDark presents Live Music by Alma. Warm up with hot cocoa, coffee, baked goods, and good music in 123 Brophy.

 

Saturday, Oct. 11 at 9 p.m. Celebrate Pippin with VU AfterDark’s Pippin After Party. Food and refreshments will be available in the Hawk’s Nest following the Pippin performance.

 

Registered to vote yet? Check your status at myvote.wi.gov. Address change? You will need to update your registration. Do this on campus, Monday, Oct. 13 and Wednesday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.  Watch VU today for locations.

 

Students are reminded that they may mail letters and packages at the Copy, Mail and Media Center on the lower level of the Reinhart Center. With correct postage, the mail will go out immediately. Students are asked to include their name with the return address so that they can be informed if the mail sent does not have the correct postage.

 

Deadline is Oct. 31 for students and staff to complete online training course, Preventing Discrimination and Sexual Violence. Access the training at http://slate.workplaceanswers.com/viterbo/ or click on the link found in the email from Workplace Answers sent to your inbox. The course can be taken on any computer with access to the internet.

 

The library needs your help: Students, faculty, and staff, the library wants to know what you think about library services. Respondents will have the chance to win $25 in V-hawk Bucks. It only takes 10 minutes for your voice to be heard at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/vulibrary2014

 

Need to get off campus? Need to find some peace and quiet? Join Campus Ministry on their Fall Retreat to the beautiful Autumn woods of Reedsburg this weekend. Mini-bus leaves Saturday, Oct. 11 at noon and and returns Sunday, Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. Cost is 20$, which includes meals, lodging, and travel. Reflect in prayer, discuss in small groups, and enjoy peace in a simple off campus retreat. Register by Thursday, Oct. 9 in the Campus Ministry Office. Spots are limited.

 

Did you know that building a bicycle takes only one percent the amount of materials and energy needed to build a car? Join fellow students and take the ecochallenge and share what you are doing to make a difference. Follow the attached link to register and join the “Viterbo University Students for Sustainability” team. The password for the group is “Viterbo University” https://www.ecochallenge.org/register_to_participate/register