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Monday, June 17, 2013

Upcoming Events

* Employee Health Screening Information

Health Screenings are June 24 and 25. An additional screening is scheduled in September for those who cannot attend in June. Appointments are required; sign up on Acelink. A two hour fast prior to the screening is recommended. HRA credit is earned by attending this screening. HRA insured attend at no cost. Anyone else may attend but will be charge $34 at the time of the screening. Payment with cash or check payable to the University of Evansville is accepted (no credit cards, please. A customer insurance representative will be available during the health screenings. A rep will present 12 – 2 p.m. on June 24 and 9-11 a.m. on June 25.

* Healthy Lifestyle Challenge Begins June 24

The employee summer Healthy Lifestyle Challenge begins June 24. You may sign up at the Health Screening on June 24 or 25. Any UE employee and spouse may join. Rules and an example weekly log sheet are available now in Acelink>/Areas>HR>Wellness>Healthy Lifestle Challenge. The top 5 finishers will receive a $50 gift card. HRA insured can earn $150 credit for completion of this challenge.

Info You Should Know

* Katie Ciccarelli to Lead Institute for Global Enterprise

The University of Evansville and the Schroeder School of Business are pleased to announce that Katie Ciccarelli will become the executive director of the Institute for Global Enterprise, effective August 1.

Ciccarelli replaces Dan Miller, the Institute’s retiring executive director.

The Institute for Global Enterprise, a part of the Schroeder School of Business, exists to create opportunities and challenges that prepare students to contribute and succeed in a global economy. Additionally, IGE serves as a partner to regional business by providing ongoing education and external resources that enhance a company’s ability to grow, expand, and successfully compete in a worldwide marketplace and environment.

“I have immense enthusiasm for the future of the Institute for Global Enterprise under the leadership of Katie Ciccarelli,” said Steven Standifird, PhD, dean of the Schroeder School of Business. “Her background, experience, and perspectives make her uniquely qualified to guide this initiative into the future. Katie will build on the foundation laid by Dan Miller, and will expand the Institute’s mission of creating valuable global opportunities for both students and regional businesses."

For the past year, Ciccarelli has served as the director of program development for the Institute at UE. Her role has included developing executive education programs, leading study abroad opportunities, and participating in shaping the vision for the future of the Institute. Prior to relocating to Evansville, Ciccarelli was associate director of the Ahlers Center for International Business at the University of San Diego, where she was also an adjunct professor of international business. She has worked, taught, and studied in Italy, Thailand, France, Portugal, and Brazil. Her undergraduate degree is from the University of California at Davis, and she earned an International MBA from the University of San Diego.

Dan Miller has led the Institute for the past two years. Prior to joining UE, Miller served as president of the Office Furniture Division of Kimball International. Before that, he led Whirlpool’s efforts in Latin America. Miller, a 1970 UE graduate, will continue to be involved in the Institute as its first-ever global executive in residence, a role that will allow him to contribute to the Institute’s mission on an ongoing basis.

The Institute for Global Enterprise at UE is funded by a grant from the Lilly Endowment.

* New Marketing Object Codes

The Office of Fiscal Affairs and the Office of Marketing and Communications have developed new marketing expense object codes for use by your department when charging expenses that are funded by your budget and are associated with marketing projects. The new expense object codes are to be used effective immediately.

The link to a list of the new codes is: http://acelink.evansville.edu/Areas/Accounting/Files/MarketingObjectCodes.pdf.

The new codes start with “552” and will be pooled to your 55000 services budget. You should use these new object codes as appropriate for pcard purchases, requisitions, mail, and copy services requests, etc.

With respect to existing object codes, the 55001 object code for advertising will be inactivated.

You may continue to use the existing 55065 object code for printing of routine internal forms such as parking tickets, vacation forms, travel forms, etc., but you will need to use the new 55245 code for printing costs associated with marketing projects.

Speakers associated with lecture series events open to the public should be charged to 55230 instead of the existing honorarium code of 55045.

The 55045 code will continue to be used for non-contract payments to faculty, administrators or staff and speakers for classroom purposes.

Promotional items to be given away, such as t-shirts, key chains or similar items with the UE logo should be charged to the new code 55205 for ad specialties. These types of items should no longer be charged to supply object codes.

If you have additional questions, please call the Office of Fiscal Affairs at ext. 2183.

* Join UE's Race for the Cure Team – Race Set for September 28th

Join Team UE now and get an “early bird” discount through June 30 at http://evansville.info-komen.org/goto/teamue.  No running experience required.  Friends and family are also encouraged to join Team UE!  Questions?  Please contact Jen at x2021 or jj130.

* Wellness Screening Signup/Registration Now Available

Schedule your appointment for the health screenings begining June 10. Log into AceLink anytime between Monday, June 10 until Friday, June 21 at 4:30 p.m. Please schedule an appointment for you insured spouse, too. If you need to change/cancel an appointment, do this in AceLink, too, but please cancel any existing appointment. As a reminder, HRA credit is earned by attending a health screening. HRA insured attend at no cost. Non-HRA employees/spouses may also attend but will be charged $34 at the time of the screening. Another screening will be held in September if you are unable to attend this one. You may contact the employee wellness nurse for any questions by emailing Carolyn.hendrickson@meritain.com

Congratulations

* UE Opera Under Direction of Jon Truitt Receives 2013 Ensemble Arts Award

The "UE Opera Under the Direction of Jon Truitt" has been chosen as the recipient of Arts Council Mayor's Awards 2013 Ensemble Arts Award.  Each year several nominations are received from people suggesting someone or some group that deserves special recognition.  UEO is honored to have been nominated and then selected by the committee for this award that acknowledges the students' hard work and dedication.

* UE Professors Participate in Round Table Discussion at SW Indiana Arts Council

On Friday, June 7, Associate Professor of Art History Heidi Strobel, Associate Professor of Theatre Eric Renschler, and Professor of Theatre Diane Brewer participated in a round table discussion at the Southwestern Indiana Arts Council.  The discussion focused on the installation of Roger Stoller's "Vibrant River" sculpture on the facade of the Ford Center and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) education in Evansville.

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