VU Today

Tuesday, Sept. 1


6 a.m.–7 p.m. Mathy Center Open


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel. Pope Francis has established Sept. 1 as an annual World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Join campus ministry for Mass and a short mediation to reflect on the commitment to the care of the environment.


There will be no VSNA office hours this week. First meeting is Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building 196.


Do you want to gain valuable writing skills in a laid back and fun environment? Join the Lumen news team. All positions are paid and openings include graphic designer, photographer, and multiple writers. All skill levels welcome. Contact Rachel Fries at for more information and a short application. There will be a mandatory Lumen staff meeting Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 6–9 p.m. in the Lumen office. All who are interested should plan to attend and are asked to send an RSVP to Rachel before Tuesday afternoon.


Now accepting study abroad applications for spring 2016 Viterbo sponsored programs. For more information contact Taylor Lewis, study abroad coordinator, at or visit her office in Murphy Center 377.


Notice from the Bookstore: Students, the last day for charges to your student account is Friday, Sept. 4. Visit the VU Bookstore to get all of your course material needs, school supplies, study aids, and reference materials. Out of stock textbooks can be preordered now. See an associate for more details. The final day for refunds to your student account is Tuesday, Sept. 8. A receipt is required for refunds.


Campus Safety Fire Safety Tip: When a fire alarm sounds, get out of the building. Never just assume it’s a false alarm.


The NFL Pick em’ Challenge has begun. Prizes will be awarded for regular season, playoff, and overall winners.


Check out the September Rec Sports Review. It features many new and exciting happenings within the department as well as provides useful information about staying healthy and working toward your goals.


Senior nursing students: Are you interested in finishing your clinical synthesis in Belize next spring? Then stop by the informational meeting Friday, Sept. 4 from Noon–1 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building 101 for more information. If you are not able to attend the meeting, contact Taylor Lewis, study abroad coordinator at


The School of Humanities BBQ is taking place Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 4:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Lobby. All humanities majors are invited to attend.


The VUSM 100s Franciscan Values and Traditions welcome/kick off event is Thursday, Sept. 3 at 5 p.m. in San Damiano Chapel.


Tri-Beta is selling lab notebooks for $17 in the reading room on the second floor of Reinhart Center. Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 7:45–8 a.m. and 12:15–12:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 11–11:15 a.m.; Friday, Sept. 4 from 11–11:15 a.m. Students in need of a lab notebook throughout the year should contact a Tri-Beta officer.

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Viterbo University Bright Star Season to Open with Dukes of Dixieland Sept. 23

New Orleans’ own Dukes of Dixieland will open the 2015–16 Viterbo University Bright Star Season with their electric jazz performance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

Viterbo University Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling Program Receives Prestigious CACREP Accreditation

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, has granted accreditation to the Viterbo University Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling degree program.

Wendell Snodgrass Named Viterbo University Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Wendell Snodgrass has been named vice president for institutional advancement at Viterbo University effective Friday, July 31. Following a national search, Snodgrass was chosen to lead fundraising and benefactor relation efforts at Viterbo, succeeding Gary Klein who resigned in February.