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.

VU Today

Wednesday, Sept. 12


10 a.m.–Noon Guest Artist Lecture by Heidi Hogden – Fine Arts Center Gallery and room 301


Noon–12:30 p.m. Career Services Resume Workshop – Brophy Center 203


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


12:15 p.m. Professional Etiquette Presentation – Murphy Center 346. This session will provide tips and strategies in communicating with professors and employers, as well as address common communication mistakes in emails, phone calls, and social media.


1–2 p.m. APA Drop-in Writing Help – Murphy Center 332


3:30 p.m. Time Management Strategies – Murphy Center 332


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


5–6:30 p.m. Attempts at Desert Survival Exhibit Opening Reception – Viterbo University Gallery. Featuring the drawings and cement sculptures of award-winning guest artist Heidi Hogden.


6–7 p.m. Student Alumni Ambassadors Informational Meeting – Brophy Center 124. Learn about networking, volunteering, and giving back. Free pizza.


6 p.m. UGetConnected Info Session – Reinhart Center Board Room. Learn how to easily find volunteer and service opportunities in the La Crosse area. Connect with local agencies that have Needs and track your service throughout your time at Viterbo. This session will last approximately one hour. There will be free desserts until they run out.


7:30 p.m. Free Concert by Dave Marck Night and Day: A Celebration of Cole Porter – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre. Open to the public.


9 p.m. Taize Prayer – San Damiano Chapel


Viterbo Veteran Information: If you are currently serving or have served in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, you may have questions about your veteran benefits. Adam Flood, La Crosse County Veterans Service Officer, will be available Thursday, Sep. 13 from 1–2 p.m. to answer military veteran related questions. Services are available on a first come, first served basis (students, faculty, and staff are all welcome), in the chaplain’s office in Murphy Center 368/370. Also, meet Keith Purnell, Viterbo director of military aligned student support and recruitment.


Friday, Sept. 14 at 9 p.m. is VU After Dark Casino Night in the Reinhart Center Board Room.


Saturday, Sept. 15 at 9 p.m. is VU After Dark Glow in the Dark Recess in Marian Courtyard


Join the Step Challenge by emailing or visiting the Mathy Center for a chance to win prizes including a koozie, fanny pack, coffee mug, and more.


Students: Attend events throughout Healthy Living Week Sept. 17–21 and receive stamps on your stamp card for a chance to win a Garmin fitness tracker watch.


Intramural Registration deadline is Thursday, Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. Leagues include competitive and recreational volleyball, badminton, and basketball. Register on Forfeit deposits will be collected from 5–8 p.m. Sept. 13.


Career Services is looking for volunteers to help with the upcoming Career, Internship, and Graduate School Fair. If you are available to help for an hour or more between 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17 email with your availability. Duties range from helping employer carry items in, to registration, and clean-up.


Need something to wear to the Sept. 17 Career, Internship, and Graduate School Fair? See Alyssa Gostonczik in Murphy 371 for a free, $25 Goodwill gift certificate.


Fill the Hill Sunday, Sept. Sept. 16 at the Outdoor Athletics Complex: Noon men’s baseball and 2 p.m. men’s soccer


There will be a fire drill in Reinhart Center Thursday, Sept. 13 sometime between 8–9 a.m. People should evacuate and meet at the rally point.


Are you looking to make a difference within your campus community? Would you like to connect with other students who are passionate about making Viterbo great? If so, consider joining Student Government Association (SGA). Meetings are held twice a month at 7 a.m. on Monday mornings. If you would like to join, contact SGA President Maddie Adickes for more information, or come to the Sept. 24 meeting in the small Brophy Board Room across from 123.

Post date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 08:00