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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Upcoming Events

* TIAA-CREF Counseling

A TIAA CREF representative will be on the UE campus on Wednesday, June 19, for individual counseling sessions.  To schedule an appointment, call TIAA CREF at 1-800-732-8353 or 317-706-6200.   The sessions are held in the Clifford Rare Books Room of the University Libraries (Room 158).  If you have any questions, call Carol McCraney at extension 2943.

* Summer Wellness Activities - Health Screenings, Healthy Lifestyle Challenge, Wellness Nurse Visits

Employee Health Screenings are scheduled June 24 and 25. Appointments are required this year. From June 10 - 24, log in to AceLink and schedule an appointment. You may also cancel and reschedule appointments. Your insured spouse will need an appointment, too. The Summer Healthy Lifestyle Challenge is June 24 - Aug. 18. Register during the health screenings. Complete rules are available in AceLink>Human Resources>Wellness.

Campus visits by the wellness nurse are most Mondays, 1 - 3 p.m. The schedule is always posted out Human Resources and can be found at Acelink>Human Resources>Wellness.

Contact your wellness nurse, Carolyn Hendrickson Carolyn.hendrickson@meritain.com for questions. Additional information about the health screenings and healthy lifestyle challenges will be in AceNotes soon.

* Summer College Looking for Volunteers

Summer College is a program organized by the Evansville Association for the Blind (EAB)and held on UE's campus during the summer II session. The program is open for students with any disability giving them a chance to explore college as a possible option for their future. EAB is currently looking for volunteers to be readers for the program. The number of hours you volunteer is flexible. Reading will mainly involve reading tests and recording answers, but could also involve reading class handouts and text books to students. If interested in volunteering please email Krysti Hughes at krystioanm1@aol.com You may contact Debbie Brenton at 488-2663 or db132@evansville.edu with any questions. Additional information about the program can be found at eab.evansville.edu/collegeProgram.htm

Info You Should Know

* Vacation Accrual Issue

There was a problem in the rollover of accrued vacation hours for the new plan year.  The Office of Human Resources is working with Datatel to resolve this issue to ensure all employees have the correct vacation balance.  If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Schum at ext. 2038.

* Seeking Faculty Book Recommendations

Faculty members, what are you reading this summer? You're invited to share your book recommendations for a feature that will appear on UE’s website and social media channels. 

If you'd like to contribute, please e-mail Kristen Lund, director of news services (KL147) the title and author of a book you’d recommend for a broad audience -- as well as a brief explanation of why it’s worth a read -- by the end of the day Wednesday, June 5. Thank you in advance for your help!

* Administrative Services' Areas Closed for Lunch

Please note that the Office of Administrative Services which includes Purchasing, Copy Services, Mail Services, Recycling, Risk Management, and Central Receiving will be closed for a staff luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 6. 

* Pre-Approval Authorization for Distribution Services (PAADS) for FY13-14

Are you constantly seeking the appropriate signatures for “Copy Service Requests” and/or “In-House Office Supply” forms before submitting your request? Avoid the routing hassles by submitting a completed “PAADS” form with signature authorizations (per the UE Approval Policy.) today.  By obtaining pre-authorization for Distribution Services requests, requestors save valuable time for a fiscal year based on the dollar amount designated, account numbers provided and services requested on the PAADS form.

The renewal process is simple.
1. Print, complete, obtain authorized signature and submit the form via campus mail to Doris Cook/Distribution Services/GS the PAADS form which is located on either of the following websites on AceLink Areas under Forms & Instructions at
• Copy Services website at  http://acelink/Areas/CopyServices/
• Central Receiving website at http://acelink/Areas/CentralReceiving/

Note: Employee status changes (Requestors and Approvers) during a fiscal year will void a PAADS and a new approved PAADS will be necessary.

For questions, contact Doris Cook at extension 1067 or email dc47

Congratulations

* Team UE Wins Gold Bracket in Dragon Boat

Congratulations to Jeff Chestnut and his team for winning the Gold Bracket again this year!  UE areas represented on the team were Students, Athletics, Student Life, Admissions, Physical Plant, Faculty and Development.  Go Aces!

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