VU Today Sept. 24

Wednesday, Sept. 24


8:30 a.m.­–12:30 p.m. Annual Education Club Plant Sale ­– outside of Murphy Center. The rain location is Murphy Center Lobby.


11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Oktoberfest Lunch – The Caf. Enjoy an all you can eat lunch of brats and kraut, schnitzel, spaetzel, German potato salad, soft pretzels with spicy beer mustard, beer cheese soup, and black forest cake. Featuring polka music and Oktoberfest royalty past and present. $7.75 for employees and students without a meal plan.


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


1:25 p.m. Textbook Reading Strategies – Murphy Center 332


1:25 p.m. English 307 Workshop – Murphy Center 332


4-5 p.m. Healthy Living Week free self-defense class with members of the the Wisconsin National Guard – Mathy Center. Sponsored by Rec Sports.


7-9 p.m. Fed Up film screening as part of Healthy Living Week – Reinhardt Center room 127. Sponsored by Campus Activities.


Access to the Fine Arts Center atrium will be restricted today due crane work for the new chiller.


This afternoon fire alarm drills will take place in on campus buildings between 1–2:30 p.m. If you are inside an on campus building when the fire alarm sounds, evacuate the building and gather a safe distance away. Do not return to the building until advised to do so by a fire drill evaluator.


Notice from Human Resources: All students and employees, including adjunct faculty, will receive an email today, Sept. 23 from Workplace Answers eLearning []. The email contains your unique, personal quick link to access your training course. Do not forward or share this email, as it is your personal link. Feel free to save this email or copy the link to your favorites. You will have until Oct. 31 to complete the online training course. The course can be taken on any computer with access to the internet.


VSNA will be host a short Dance Marathon kickoff meeting in Room 196 of the Nursing Building on Thursday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building room 196  for all students and faculty to learn about what will be happening at the event in the spring semester and what the event is all about. Also, make sure to create a social media post using the hashtag, #dancemarathonday, to promote the cause and advertise Viterbo's own Dance Marathon.


Drop in flag football will be Thursday, Sept. 25 at 4 p.m. No need to pre-register, bring your ID. Open to students and staff.


Volunteers Needed: The Children’s Museum is in need of volunteers Friday, Sept. 26 from 5-8 p.m. to play, learn, and discover with kids for Night (out) at the Museum. Contact Christina Knudsen at 608-784-2652 ext. 226 if interested.


Volunteers Needed: Harvest Lane Treasures is in need of volunteers to help organize winter clothing and items in their thrift store, as well as to deliver items to individuals who are homeless. If you are able to assist, call Kari at 608-386-0691.


Enjoy an Oktoberfest-themed lunch and listen to some amazing personal accounts from people who have overcome alcohol addiction at the “The Road to Addiction and Recovery–Worst Case Scenarios” Lunch and Learn from 12:10–1:10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25 in the Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite. The lunch is free and registration is required. Email or call 796-3825.


The Viterbo community and the public are invited to attend a Hispanic Heritage Month reception from 5–7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25 in the Fine Arts Center Lobby. The event will feature music, refreshments, and some brief announcements at 6 p.m. about several La Crosse community initiatives regarding the local Hispanic/Latino community.


Today’s fire safety tip from Campus Safety: If you are evacuating due to a fire close any open windows and shut the door as you leave. This will help contain the fire.