The performance by Lula Washington Dance Theatre, which was scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre, has been postponed due to the extremely cold weather.
Celebrate the bombastic 1980s with the rock music anthems of the decade as the 10th anniversary tour of Rock of Ages comes to the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6.
The acclaimed African-American dance company Lula Washington Dance Theatre will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.

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Thursday, Oct. 1


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


11 a.m. Introduction to the APA Style – Murphy Center 332


Noon Mass – San Damiano Chapel


12:10–1:10 p.m. Lunch and Learn “The Other Side of Oktoberfest” – Reinhart Center Board Room. Must be registered to attend.


2–3 p.m. Staff Assembly Meeting – Reinhart Center Board Room


3–4 p.m. United Way Employee Campaign Kick-off Event – Fine Arts Center Hospitality Suite. Join colleagues for cookies and punch and turn in your United Way pledge form for a chance to win prizes.


3–5 p.m. Flu Shot Clinic – Student Development Center Conference Room. Cost is $5 for students and $15 for employees.


4 p.m. Grammar Workshop – Murphy Center 332


9 p.m. Late Night Group Fitness: Pilates with Rachel – Mathy Center


The talented singers and actors of the Viterbo music department will perform George Frideric Handel’s famous opera Acis and Galatea at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4 at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts. Visit the box office for tickets.


Social Media: The Viterbo University Facebook page is approximately 10 “likes” away from 5,000 fans. “Like” Viterbo University for updates on campus events, programs, and students and employees are making a difference in the community: Follow the university on Twitter @Viterbo_Univ, on Instagram @viterboadmissions and on Snapchat: viterbosnaps.


US Military Service Members graduating in December 2015: If you have served in the US Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, Reserves, National Guard, Coast Guard),and are graduating in December now is the time to order your Americana Cord and/or Veteran Stole. Deadline to order is Oct. 9. Undergraduates will receive the Americana Cord courtesy of the Viterbo Student Veteran Association and will be in your regalia pickup packet at countdown to commencement. In addition, you may purchase a veteran stole to wear in addition to the Americana Cord. Graduate Students may purchase a veteran stole for graduation. Contact Scott Stene-Veteran Services Student Point of Contact for more information. or


Say good-bye to Beth Sculley, residence life, at a farewell reception in her honor from 3–4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 in the Hawk’s Nest. Beth has accepted a position at Providence College in Rhode Island. Her last day at Viterbo will be Oct. 9.


The Viterbo community is invited to attend First Friday Prayer Service from 8–8:45 a.m. the first Friday of each month (tomorrow, Oct. 2) in San Damiano Chapel. The interfaith service will be welcoming to all faith traditions. Employees and students are also invited to join the members of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration for an hour of adoration anytime from 4–6 p.m. the first Monday of each month in the adoration chapel at St. Rose Convent. Students are invited to attend, but are not excused from classes to permit participation.


Each day this month, there will be a trivia question of the day at the Mathy Center. Stop by to answer the question, a winner will be chosen each day.


Pink Ribbons will be on sale for $1 all month long at the Mathy Center. Stop by to purchase one and show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Proceeds go toward Gundersen’s Steppin’ Out in Pink foundation.


The Rec Sports department is selling pink treats to raise awareness for Breast Cancer. Stop by the Mathy Center front desk to purchase your treat for $1. Proceeds go to the Steppin’ Out in Pink foundation.


The City Championship – 6’s Volleyball Tournament will be held Saturday, Oct. 17. Registration is $25 per team and winners will receive a specialized City Championship shirt. Teams may be made up of Viterbo, Western, and/or UW-L students.


Internship Information Session Tuesday, Oct. 6 from 3:30–4:30 p.m. in Murphy Center 378. Plan to attend this session to learn about Viterbo’s internship program, how to search for relevant internship sites and how the registration process works.  Snacks and beverage will be provided. If you are not able to attend this session, the next one will be Thursday, Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. –noon in Brophy Center 124. Contact Denise Lorenz, community engagement coordinator, at with any questions.


Staff and Faculty Women’s Bible Study meets Fridays from 12:20–1:15 p.m. in Murphy Center 379. This week the group will continue to learn about Islam. New members always welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.


Operation River Watch is still in need of Viterbo volunteers for Thursday evening, Oct. 1. Shifts are for three hours both at the 3rd Street Aid station and for Riverside Park patrolling. Anyone who is available to help is welcome, both students and faculty. Contact Jacob Snyder for more information and to sign up for shifts at


School of Humanities Viterbo Days Alumni Picnic: The School of Humanities is holding an alumni picnic as part of Viterbo Days on Saturday, Oct. 10 starting at noon in Brophy Center 123. All students, current and retired faculty, and alumni of English, history, philosophy, religious studies, world languages and liberal studies are invited. Cost is $10. Faculty and alumni should register via the Viterbo Days web site at All current students can use their meal plans to pay for their lunches and should RSVP by Oct. 5 to Jackie Herbers at


Family Day is Saturday, Oct. 10 as a part of Viterbo Days. Discounted Oklahoma! tickets are available to family members and can be purchased online at A full schedule of Family Day and Downtown Historic Day events can be viewed online at Highlights include a free family luncheon, chapel tours, a discounted La Crosse Queen cruise, and showings of Big Hero 6, in addition to events happening in the downtown area.


Volunteers are needed for the Education Club’s annual Safe Trick or Treat event. Volunteers are needed to set up starting Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. and with the event Oct. 18 from 3–6 p.m. and cleanup afterward. To volunteer or for more information email Alison Oelfke at


Oktoberfest Tip: If you decide to drink this Oktoberfest, don’t lose sight of your drink.

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