Seventy-nine undergraduate students, 30 master’s degree students, and four associate degree students will be candidates for graduation at Viterbo University’s winter commencement ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
James (Jim) Salmo has been named vice president for advancement at Viterbo University effective in January. Salmo was chosen to lead fundraising and benefactor relation efforts at Viterbo, succeeding Wendell Snodgrass who resigned in August.
The Viterbo University Fine Arts Center has added a performance by the Celtic music group Cherish the Ladies at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

VU Today

Tuesday, Dec. 11


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


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


Viterbo Volleyball Team and Individual National Qualifier’s Reception today: A campus reception will be held from noon–1 p.m. today, Dec. 11 in the Reinhart Center Board Room to honor the volleyball team and three other individual student-athletes who qualified for and competed at NAIA Championships during the past year. The Viterbo volleyball team will be honored for advancing to the “Final Four” of the national tournament this fall. Justin Moore and Samantha Reilly will be recognized for competing at the Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Championships last winter and spring. Jorge Pichardo will be honored for competed at the NAIA Cross Country Championships this Fall. All students and employees are invited. Pizza and beverages will be available at noon. At 12:15 p.m., remarks and reflections will be offered by coaches and student-athletes.  


The annual Viterbo Employee Christmas Social will be held from 2:30–4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 in the Fine Arts Center Lobby. All employees are welcome for light hors d'oeuvres, holiday beverages, a holiday raffle, and Christmas cheer with colleagues and friends. Donations for the Viterbo Food Pantries are requested. Boxes will be available at both entrances for the donations. Just as a reminder, the Hospitality Committee requests that all door prize donations be dropped off no later than Thursday, Dec. 13. If your department or organization has items that you would like to donate, drop them off in the Human Resources office in Murphy Center 200.


A staff assembly meeting and Christmas Social will be held from 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 in the Reinhart Center Board Room. $5 covers pizza, soda, and salad. Members are encouraged to bring treats. Let Bobbi Hundt know by Monday, Dec. 10 if you want pizza and payment needs to be made by Tuesday, Dec 11.


Employees and students: Stop by the Study Abroad Office in Murphy Center 377 on Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 8:30 a.m.–noon or Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. to check out Haitian Artisan pieces for sale from the company the Apparent Project. Through your purchase of these pieces you support the artisans that made the product, as well as the Haiti Nursing Foundation, which supports Haitian nursing student scholarships. Cash, checks, and paypal are accepted forms of payment. You can also support the Apparent Project by bringing your empty cereal boxes to Taylor Corbett’s office, as many of the ‘beads’ in their jewelry and ornament pieces are made from cut and rolled cereal boxes. Email Taylor Corbett for more information at

Post date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 07:44