Viterbo University’s outstanding Platinum Edition show choir and special guests will present an evening of great Halloween-themed singing and dancing as they present "Platinum Edition: Halloween Spooktacular" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
Auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of Robin Hood will be held from 3:45–6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 at the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center.
Retired Wisconsin DNR wildlife experts Mike Foy and Tom Hauge will present “A Proposal to Halt Chronic Wasting Disease in Wisconsin” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10 in the Viterbo University School of Nursing Building Collins Auditorium room 196.

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Friday, Oct. 12


10:10 a.m.–10:50 a.m. Theatre Costuming and Stage Craft – Reinhart Center Boardroom. Distinguished Alumni Richard Ruskell ’79 and Kim Little ‘79  will present. All are welcome.


11:15 a.m. Study Abroad Information Session – Murphy Center 346


12:20–1:15 p.m. Distinguished Alumni Panel – Reinhart Center Boardroom. Maomoua Vue ’98, Richard Ruskell ’79 and Kim Little ’79 will discuss their time at Viterbo, their careers and Franciscan values. Complimentary refreshments. All are welcome.


5:30–7:30 p.m. Master of Servant Leadership Alumni and Student Social and Speaker Event – Reinhart Center Boardroom. Tom Thibodeau and Rick Kyte “The Future of Servant Leadership”. All are welcome.


7:30 p.m. Viterbo Presents CATS – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre


Today is Employee Jeans Day. Proceeds benefit employee social and hospitality functions.


Saturday, Oct. 13


9–10 a.m. Coffee and Conversation with President Glena Temple, and Special Guests-FSPA and Retired Employees – Reinhart Center Boardroom. Complimentary coffee and continental breakfast. Sponsored by the Alumni Association


10–10:45  a.m. Heritage Walk – Meet in the Reinhart Center Boardroom. Enjoy a leisurely 10-block historic walking tour of our Franciscan neighborhood guided by FSPA affiliated with Viterbo. Receive a complimentary booklet about the Franciscan neighborhood


11:30 a.m. Alumni Awards and Anniversary Class Luncheon Ceremony – Fine Arts Center Lobby. Be inspired by alumni who exemplify Franciscan values in their everyday lives. Tom Thibodeau is this year’s Master of Ceremonies. There is no cost for the luncheon ceremony


1 p.m. Alumni Baseball Games – Outdoor Athletic Complex


2 p.m. Alumni Softball Games – Outdoor Athletic Complex


2-4 p.m. St. Francis Alumni Choir Reunion Social – Brophy Center 123


3 p.m. Viterbo Fall Choir Concert – Mary of the Angels Chapel at St. Rose Convent


4 p.m. St. Francis Alumni Choir Rehearsal – San Damiano Chapel


4–7 p.m. SDA Pasta Dinner – School of Nursing 195


5 p.m. Alumni Mass – San Damiano Chapel


6 p.m. Alumni Social – Reinhart Center Boardroom


7:30 p.m. Viterbo Presents CATS – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre


Sunday, Oct. 14


10 a.m. Rite of Christian of Adults (RCIA) Informational Session – Brophy Center 123. If you are Interested in learning more about Catholicism, becoming Catholic, or becoming confirmed, attend to learn more about the RCIA process.


11 a.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


2 p.m. Viterbo Presents CATS – Fine Arts Center Main Theatre


6 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


6:30–8 p.m. SMART Recovery Meeting – Student Development Center Second Floor. Viterbo’s SMART Recovery meeting is a self-help support group for students experiencing any addictive behavior.


8:30 p.m. Free Bowling – Pla-Mor Lanes. Bring your student I.D. to receive three free games of bowling and shoes. 


Join the Stress Less for Success Employee Wellness Challenge begins Oct. 22. Sign up at the Mathy Front Desk for $15. 


Employees: National Transfer Student Week is Monday, Oct. 15–Friday, Oct. 19. To celebrate Viterbo’s transfer students, the Center for Student Success is providing “I [heart] Transfer Students” buttons for employees who would like one to wear to show support for the university’s transfer students. Buttons can be picked up in the Center for Student Success in Murphy Center 337, from Sheila Severson, Missy Wells, Alyson Dahlquist, Renee Kastenschmidt, and Jayne Oliver.


Ketogenic Research Study Participants Wanted: Viterbo students with a BMI between 22–27 are needed for a 30-day research study being done by dietetics interns. Participants will receive free nutrition education/counseling and free lab measurements such as body composition, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels. Students will need to keep a food diary and submit logs weekly. Contact Nicole McGuire at or Vanessa Gottschalk at


Nearly two-thirds of people with depression don't receive proper treatment, but up to 80 percent of those who do find treatment see improvement in symptoms. Reach out for yourself or a loved one.


Viterbo student Allison Utz is seeking volunteers to be part of a photographic art project whose subject is mental health and sexual assault within society. Needed are models of any age, men or women. Any one interested can contact Allison by text message 608-395-7997 or email.


Learn about mindfulness and how to incorporate the skills into your life. Mindfulness Mondays are in the School of Nursing Building 104 from 5:30–6:30 p.m. Come at any time. Snacks are provided.

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