Viterbo University announces the creation of the Center for Professional Learning and Development, which will partner with regional businesses to create leadership development programs designed specifically to meet the business’ unique needs. These programs will be facilitated by university faculty and area business executives.
The public is invited to attend the world premiere of the documentary film Decoding the Driftless at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
Gary Tyler, who was wrongly convicted of first-degree murder at the age of 17 and spent 41 years in Louisiana State Penitentiary, better known as Angola, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 in San Damiano Chapel at Viterbo University.

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Monday, Sept. 17


7:30 a.m.–Noon Miracle at Viterbo Dance Marathon Club Donate for Donut Fundraiser – the School of Nursing Building Lobby, Murphy Center Lobby, and the Student Union. All proceeds from this fundraiser will be donated directly to the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital.


9:30 a.m. Timecards are due in the Payroll Office – Murphy Center 201


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


12:30–3:30 p.m. All Majors Career, Internship, and Graduate School Fair – Mathy Center. This is a great opportunity to meet with regional employers and graduate schools for post-graduation and internship positions.


12:30–1:30 p.m. Mental Notes interactive presentations by Master’s in Mental Health students – Reinhart Center Board Room


3–5 p.m. Crafty Coping in V-Hawk Court (rain site: Hawk’s Nest). Make glitter jars and essential oil Plans-Doh to relieve stress.


3 p.m. Nursing Math Test Review – School of Nursing Building 196


5:30–6:30 p.m. Spanish Club Meeting – Diversity and Inclusion Center in Murphy Center 579. Everyone welcome. Chips and salsa will be provided. Questions can be directed to Griffin Finnestad at


5:30–7 p.m. Mindfulness Mondays begin today. Learn about the benefits of mindfulness practices. School of Nursing Building 104.


6 p.m. Global Outreach Club Meeting – School of Nursing Building 196. Everyone welcome. Watch the movie Poverty, Inc.


6:30–8:30 p.m. Hispanic Heritage Month Community Reception – Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite. The Viterbo Spanish program and the Latin American Studies minor invites everyone to attend. Open to the public. Hispanic Heritage Month is a national celebration from Sept. 15–Oct. 15.


7–8:30 p.m. Screening of the Movie May I Be Happy – School of Nursing 195. See how mindfulness practices can make a difference in your life. Snacks provided.


This is Healthy Living Week. Step Challenge begins today. Register at the Mathy front desk, email, or complete Google Form to begin recording your steps to earn prizes all week.


Health Services hours this week are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


The Viterbo community is invited to attend the next Identities Project event, a screening of the documentary Embrace and a conversation about body image, at 3:30 p.m. in Reinhart Center 127 Tuesday, Sept. 18. The event will include treats and good conversation.


The members of the religious studies department invite the Viterbo community to attend the Theology on Root Beer Tap presentation “Mindfulness in the Age of Twitter” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 in San Damiano Chapel.


The School of Nursing Building room 195 has some new features available thanks to an update this summer. IIT personnel will provide a training session open to all employees from noon–1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18.


Learn to recognize and manage anxiety while gaining support at the Anxiety Management Group starting Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 5:30–6:30 p.m. in the School of Nursing 502. This group will meet weekly at this time. To sign up contact Lee Ann Van Vreede at 608-796-3808 or Malena Lupient at 608-796-3809, in Counseling Services.


Student planners/handbooks are available in the Student Development Center. Pick up a copy between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.


All Viterbo community members are invited to attend the next Service Saturday event Sept 22. Register at by Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 8 a.m. to reserve your space. Visit the Service Saturdays page to see the dates for the rest of the academic year.


This fall, Viterbo Dietetics interns will be hosting a free event series called Food for Families. The second event is from 5:30–6:30 p.m. in the Viterbo foods lab (room 284 in the nursing building), Tuesday, Sept. 18. If you can not make the event, they will be doing a Facebook live video during that time on the Viterbo Dietetic intern page. All of the sessions will be on the page. This week will be a fun nutrition activity on freezer meals. This is a family event, so people of all ages are welcome. Email Jamie Cranfill at by Monday, Sept. 17 if you are interested in attending to ensure the right amount of food. Email with any questions.

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