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Thursday, June 20, 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

* 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.

* 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

* Ralph Larmann Awarded Nancy and Fred Nation Award of Recognition

Ralph Larmann, professor of art, was awarded the Nancy and Fred Nation Award of Recognition for his painting A Neighborhood of Citizens United which will be exhibited at the Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute beginning June 29th to August 24th in the 69th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition. The exhibition was open to artists from Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio and this year’s distinguished juror was Kris Ercums, Curator of Global Contemporary and Asian Art at the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. The opening reception and awards ceremony will be held on June 29 from 3-6 pm EST and the public is invited to attend.

Athletics

* FahKara Malone Named Assistant Coach for Women's Basketball

University of Evansville head coach Oties Epps has announced the hiring of FahKara Malone as the Purple Aces’ assistant coach.  Malone served as UE’s director of basketball operations the last two seasons.

“I am extremely excited to announce the promotion of FahKara Malone to assistant coach,” Epps said.  “She has a strong reputation in the state from her playing days and more importantly, she is a winner that has succeeded at a high level. 

“Her experiences, and the fact that she has been in our program for two years, make her the perfect fit.  In addition to this, she has a tremendous amount of energy and passion for the game and for people.  Those characteristics are priceless and will serve her well in her new role.”

Prior to joining the staff at Evansville, Malone enjoyed a successful playing career at Purdue, making three trips to the NCAA Tournament, including a pair of Elite Eight appearances.  She was a three-time Big Ten All-Defensive Team and Academic All-Big Ten selection.  As a senior, she was named a Big Ten Medal of Honor nominee, the conference’s oldest award, which is given annually to a student in the graduating class at each university that demonstrated proficiency in scholarship and athletics.

“I am very excited about what the staff is doing here at the University of Evansville,” Malone said.  “The opportunity to be a part of such a bright future is an honor.  I hope to bring an energy and perspective that will be beneficial to the program and help it continue on the path of success.”

A native of Evansville, Malone was a four-year starter at Memorial, setting the school’s steals record.  She set the same mark at Purdue, ending her career with 351 steals as a Boilermaker.

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