VU Today

Monday, Jan. 16


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


7 p.m. La Crosse Community Annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre. Free and open to the public.


Viterbo employees and students are invited to enjoy hot chocolate and treats at an open house with President Glena Temple anytime from 1–3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17 in the president’s office in Reinhart Center room 103. The event is being held to welcome everyone back for the start of the spring semester.


Notice from the Copy and Mail Center: A package from Amazon arrived Jan. 13 with a torn label, making the recipient unidentifiable. Claim in the Copy and Mail Center.


There will be no Campus Ministry Supper and Scripture this week so participants can attend the MLK Day Celebration.


Calling all Male singers: There are openings in the tenor and bass sections of the Concert Choir this spring semester. Sing with the choir and come and attend the choir tour in February as well. Email Professor Brett Robison to join:


Mathy Center Resumes Regular Hours.


Group Fitness DEMO Week begins today at the Mathy Center. Check out some of the spring classes this week for free. 


Rec Sports will offer FREE Body Composition testing Monday–Friday this week in the Mathy Center conference room 203. Walk-ins welcome, or sign up at the Mathy Center to secure your spot. Email for available appointment times or ask a Rec Sports staff member.


Are you graduating in May or in the summer? Apply for graduation through Student Planning. Applications will be accepted yet this week. More details about Commencement can be found on the Commencement Page of the Viterbo website. Your cap and gown will be available for pickup at Countdown to Commencement on March 28. Visit the registrar’s office with any questions.


Sign-up to join the first Service Saturday of 2017 this Saturday, Jan. 21. Work with the Sisters packing hygiene kits for the homeless, making alphabet-soup-in-a-jar meals for Boys and Girls Club families, tying kids' blankets for Project Linus, making valentines for veterans at the Tomah VA hospital and more. Lunch is provided and no travel is required as the group will be at St. Rose Convent, across the street from the VU Bookstore. Invite a friend and sign-up ASAP at


Welcome to Adam Malin, Viterbo’s director of campus safety. Adam has been educated through Western Technical College in law enforcement, firefighting, and hazardous materials. He was also certified as an Emergency Medical Technician. Adam comes to Viterbo from the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department where he spent 6 years as Deputy Sheriff. He was also a police officer in Cashton and Westby. He has a number of years’ experience as a volunteer firefighter and as a K-9 handler. Adam can be reached at, 608-796-3913, or in his office in the Student Development Center.


Faculty: Reminder register to present at (or attend) the Celebration of Teaching and Learning by Monday, Jan. 16. All full-time, part-time, and adjunct faculty are encouraged to present new teaching approaches and learning outcomes, lessons learned, course redesign practices, assessment practices, cross-disciplinary teaching practices, and/or your application of learning technologies. Presenters and attendees (VU faculty and staff are both welcome) are asked to register online at

Post date: Monday, January 16, 2017 - 08:04



Nucleus Johnson to Present "Echoes of a King" at the La Crosse Community Annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at Viterbo University Jan. 16

Relive the famous speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as renowned orator Nucleus Johnson presents “Echoes of a King” as part of the La Crosse Community Annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

Michelle Kronfeld Named Vice President for Enrollment Management at Viterbo University

Michelle Kronfeld has been named Vice President for Enrollment Management at Viterbo University.

Viterbo University to Host Viterbo 101 Show Choir Competition Jan. 7

The annual Viterbo 101 Show Choir competition will be held at the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Saturday, Jan. 7 beginning at 8:20 a.m.