Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of Aladdin will be held from 3:45–6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center.
Dairyland Power President and CEO Barbara Nick and Vice President of External and Member Relations Brian Rude will open the 2017–18 Viterbo University Leadership at Noon series Tuesday, Oct. 31 in Reinhart Center room 107.
Viterbo University’s renowned Platinum Edition show choir, former members of the group, and other special guests will present an evening of great singing and dancing with Platinum Edition: 20th Anniversary Celebration at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

VU Today

Thursday, Oct. 19


6 a.m.–5 p.m. Mathy Center Open. Group fitness condensed schedule today.


9–11 a.m. Campus Ministry Thursday Morning M.U.G. (Mingle, Unwind, Gather) – Murphy Center 340


11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Viterbo Active Minds Care for Chocolate Event – Student Union. Students are asked to submit a caring, positive, and encouraging message to another (anonymous) student in exchange for a free candy bar (while supplies last). Active Minds at Viterbo is a student organization committed to raising awareness about mental health in the campus community. For more information about Active Minds contact Tori Voight at or Robyn Gaier at


11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Chili Sale Fundraiser for Puerto Rico – School of Nursing Building Lobby. Chili (meat and veggie options), bread stick or muffin, dessert, and a drink for $10. Additional baked goods available. Sponsored by VU friends of professor Maribel Bird. Questions? Contact Marlene Fisher at or ext. 3725.


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


4–6 p.m. Adult and Graduate Open House – Reinhart Center Board Room


Health Services is closed the rest of this week. Local providers can be found at


Eye glasses, reading glasses, and sun glasses are being collected for Viterbo nursing students to take to Guatemala on their trip in February. Drop them off in the collection box in the School of Nursing office.


TNT Club is hosting the Walking Dead premiere Sunday, Oct. 22 from 7:30–9 p.m. in the Hawk’s Nest. Free food and prizes.


Education Club is in need of volunteers for their annual Safe Trick-or-Treat event in the School of Nursing Building Oct. 29. Volunteers are needed for set-up on Saturday, Oct. 28, working game tables during the event on Sunday, Oct. 29, and tear-down after the event Oct. 29. There is a sign up sheet on the Education Club bulletin board on 4th floor Murphy (next to room 414). If you have any questions contact Lexi at


On Friday, Oct. 20 between 9:30–11:30 a.m., Physical Plant and Campus Safety will  test the fire sprinkler alarms throughout campus. This is a required quarterly test. Alarms will be audible during the test but evacuation is not required unless additional instructions are given.


Funding is still available for the Career Ready Great Lakes Grant which pays financially eligible junior or senior students $10/hr. for unpaid internships. If you are already completing an internship/practicum that would qualify or have interest in completing an internship for the fall or spring semester, contact Alyssa Gostonczik at


Wondering why there are purple ribbons around campus? Social Work Club will put up colored ribbons every month for an awareness project. October is Domestic Violence awareness month. In conjunction with the theme this month, Social Work Club will be donating goods to New Horizons. There are collection boxes in the Student Union and all of the education buildings. The boxes will be up until Nov. 3. Items needed include personal hygiene items, towels, chapstick, etc.


VUSM 300 students and the United Way are hosting a Poverty Simulation Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 3–5:30 p.m. in the School of Nursing Building 195. This interactive experience offers community members the opportunity to learn about the realities faced by 45.3 million Americans. Participants are assigned an identity and a family to live out one "month" of experiences. Register at


On Friday, Nov. 3 VU After Dark will be going to Shenanigans for two hours of free play and unlimited soda. Sign up in the Hawks nest, as spots are limited. Meet in the Student Union at 8:35 p.m. on Nov. 3 and transportation will be provided.

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