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.
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.

VU Today

Monday, Sept. 10


10 a.m. Society for Human Resource Management Meeting – Brophy Center 124. Get involved on Viterbo's campus by taking on business related projects, attending HR seminars, and getting to know fellow students. For more information, email


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


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


3:30 p.m. Career Services Resume Reviews – Murphy Center 374


4 p.m. Career Services Resume Workshop – School of Nursing 283


5 p.m. ENACTUS Meeting – Brophy Center 211. Open to all majors. ENACTUS is a business group that serves the community through social entrepreneurship projects.


The Viterbo community is invited to attend a prayer service in remembrance of all those affected by the events of Sept. 11, 2001 at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 in San Damiano Chapel.


Health Services hours for this week will be 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Contact Sue at with any questions.


Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA) Informational Meeting Wednesday, Sept. 12 from 6–7 p.m. Brophy Center 124. Learn about networking, volunteering and giving back. Free pizza, bring a friend.


Students interested in learning more about the opportunity to study abroad to Italy during spring break 2019 should stop by the Italy informational meeting Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 12:30–1:30 p.m. in Murphy Center 444. Can’t make the meeting? Email Taylor Corbett at for more information.


Want to explore China at the end of spring semester 2019? Stop by the informational meeting Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 10–11 a.m. in the Diversity and Inclusion Center in Murphy Center 579. Can’t make the meeting? Email Taylor Corbett at for more information.


Sept. 9–15 is Suicide Prevention Week. In the U.S., someone commits suicide every 12 minutes. Help is available. Schedule an appointment with Viterbo counseling services. For help call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or call Great Rivers 211 at 211. In an emergency, call 911. 


Looking to be apart of the fight against pediatric cancer? If so, then the Viterbo Love Your Melon crew is for you. Love Your Melon is an organization that is determined to put a Love Your Melon hat on every head of a child battling cancer. If you're interested in joining, contact Allison Utz by email at or call/text at (608)-395-7997.


New York pianist and La Crosse native Dave Marck will present the free concert Night and Day: A Celebration of Cole Porter Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre. Open to the public.


Michael Modawell, business development and strategic engagement officer at U.S. Army Garrison Fort McCoy will open the 2018–19 Viterbo Leadership at Noon series Tuesday, Sept. 11 in the Reinhart Center Board Room. Everyone welcome.


This fall, Viterbo dietetics interns will be hosting a free event series called Food for Families. The first event will take place this Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 5:30–6:30 p.m. in the Viterbo foods lab (room 284 in the nursing building). A fun nutrition activity is planned regarding sugar-sweetened beverages. This is a family event, so people of all ages are welcome. If you know of any other families that would be interested, feel free to bring them along. Email Jamie Cranfill at by Monday, Sept. 10 if you are interested in attending to ensure the right amount of food. Email with any questions.

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