Viterbo University is closed today. All classes are cancelled and only essential personnel are required to report to work.
Thursday, Feb. 15
9–11 a.m. Campus Ministry Thursday Morning M.U.G. (Mingle, Unwind, Gather) – Murphy Center 340
12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel
5 p.m.–5 a.m. 31st Annual Homelessness Vigil – In back of Murphy Center. Students in Viterbo’s Homelessness class will spend the night outside to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness. The Viterbo community is invited to visit and show their support.
5:45 p.m. Auditions for Theatrics, a new one-act play – Fine Arts Center 204. All students are welcome to audition. Bring a list of any conflicts. The performance will be April 14 at 2 p.m.
Snapchat Takeover: Viterbo nursing student and ROTC Cadet Jordan Filipiak will take over the viterbosnaps Snapchat account today.
Rec sports Heart Health Week has only two days remaining. Learn ways to keep your heart healthy and wear red to the Mathy for your chance to win a $50 gift card to Kate’s on State.
VU After Dark events this weekend: Friday, Feb. 16 is Chinese New Year, come share in the celebration with food, games, and fun at 9 p.m. in the Caf. Saturday, Feb 17 is a trip to Shenanigans. Students must register in the Hawks Nest outside of Jacob Hart's door. Students can also show up to the Student Union at 8:30 p.m. to join in on the trip. There are still plenty of spots available.
Employees whose spouse or child will be graduating have the opportunity to present their diploma cover during commencement ceremonies. Any Viterbo employee interested in presenting a family diploma cover must notify the commencement committee by Wednesday, March 1. Academic regalia is required and may be rented from the bookstore. The full policy is available here.
Reminder: Viterbo University logos are available online at www.viterbo.edu/logos.
CPL Sean Price from the Wis. Army National Guard will be on campus answering questions Monday, Feb. 19 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Student Union.
Friday, Feb. 16: Happy New Year to Chinese students and community members. The Chinese New Year is the most important holiday for most Chinese people. Everyone is encouraged to wish Viterbo's students from China a Happy New Year. Typically, it is a 15-day festival celebrated with dragon dances and fireworks. The New Year’s eve dinner is believed to be the most important meal of the year. Family members enjoy food and time together. This upcoming New Year is the year of the Dog. Stop by the Diversity and Inclusion Center in Murphy Center 579 to learn more.
Last Chance: The Viterbo Dance Team is selling SuperFan shirts/sweatshirts through Games People Play. Click the link to check-out the options and order by Feb. 15. https://vudance2018.itemorder.com/ When ordering you need to add the name of a dance team member. Thank you from, Olivia Dunagan, Becca Fawley, Danielle Hoeffel, Haley Kiefer, Lauren McDonald, Margaret Rose, Sarah Trandahl, and Allie Winters.
Tomorrow, Feb. 16 is the last day to submit artwork or literature to Touchstone magazine. Submit artwork in Reinhart Center room 003, and email literary works in .doc format to email@example.com. Contact Amanda Meyer at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about artwork, and Matt Bartels at email@example.com with questions concerning literature.
The sign up for Feb. 24 Service Saturday is live. Click here to access the form directly or visit the website at www.viterbo.edu/servicesaturdays. Service locations include Wafer Food Pantry, Children’s Museum, La Crosse City Forestry, and Hamilton Elementary. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 8 a.m. Contact Colin at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Will Hsu of Hsu’s Ginseng Enterprises, Inc. will present “From Farming to Global Business: The Power of E-Commerce” from 3–4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 in Reinhart Center 127. Prizes and free samples. This event is hosted by Viterbo's International Business Club.
The next Identities Project event, Music and Art as Protest, will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Lobby. This discussion will explore what protest and dissent are, ways music and art have been used as protest, and ways we experience protest in our everyday lives. Students who attend the discussion can sign up for a free Music for Protest concert ticket here: https://viterbo.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0JO8sjmSnUq9JfT
Humanities Symposium on Creativity and Imagination: Celebrating Play in a Risk-Averse World today, Feb. 15: 9:45 a.m. in the FAC Main Theatre Keynote Address by Courtney Goto; 10:40 a.m. in the FAC Main Theatre Student Activity on Artificial Intelligence; 11 a.m. (location TBA) Faculty break-out sessions on “Playing in the Professions,” 11:50 a.m. in the FAC lobby Student Activity “Who is the Artificial Intelligence?” 2 p.m. in the FAC lobby Student-faculty panel on “The Role of Play in our Lives.” Light refreshments and snacks will be available for the 11:50 a.m. activity and 2 p.m. panel.
Walk-in resume reviews will take place in Murphy Center 374 on Friday from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. No appointment is required. Bring a copy of your resume.