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

Thursday, Jan. 29


12:15 p.m. Mass – San Damiano Chapel


2–4 p.m. Resume Review Session – Library 103. Students should bring a hard copy or electronic version of their resume for Career Services staff to review.


3:30 p.m. Math Test Coming Up? Get Ready – Murphy Center 304


7:30 p.m. Theme House Information Meeting – Hawk’s Nest. If you are interested in learning more about living in the Theme House for the 2015-2016 school year or have questions about the application process, attend this meeting. If you are unable to attend, contact Crystal Lillge at or 608-796-3843.


Stay Calm and Interview On is a career readiness event scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5 in the School of Nursing Building room 195. Area human resource staff will share information about professional interviews. Students may register at


St. Catherine’s Medal Call for Nominations: The St. Catherine's Medal honors students who represent the high ideals of a Catholic college education, including but not limited to Viterbo University's core values of contemplation, hospitality, integrity, stewardship, and service. Faculty, staff, administrators and students are encouraged to submit nominations via the online nomination form at The deadline to nominate is Friday, Feb. 13. Contact Kirsten Gabriel at with any questions or to request a paper nomination form.


The Workforce Job and Internship Fair is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 23 in Milwaukee. Students wishing to register for the free bus ride to the fair should stop by the career services office in Murphy Center 374 or email the following information to : name, phone number, email address, major, year in school, and student ID number. All individuals registering will need to complete the emergency contact and liability forms required by campus policy in order to board the bus. Details about that will be shared following registration.


Website Editors: Trained website editors are asked to look over their content by Friday, Feb. 6 and email Deb Kappmeyer at to confirm that your site/sites will be ready to go live on Monday, Feb. 16. If you would like to set up an individual or group training session, contact Eric Weinberg at Training for online forms in Drupal is being held today at 9 a.m. in the School of Nursing Building 285.


Viterbo students, employees, and FSPA have until Monday, Feb 2 to purchase discounted tickets to the annual Holocaust Lecture on March 26 at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Main Theatre. This year’s speaker is Eva Schloss, childhood friend of Anne Frank. Tickets are expected to sell out in a few hours when they go on sale to the general public Feb 2. The VU student ticket price is $2, limit one. The price for VU employees and FSPA is $5, limit two. More information about the Holocaust lecture can be found here.

Post date: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 07:45