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Monday, July 8, 2013

* YOU Can Make an IMPACT! Here's How

It is an exciting time at the University of Evansville as we explore the many ways we IMPACT the lives of our students and the community – near and far. Each of us has the opportunity to shape how we demonstrate our UE mission to the world. Among other things, you can share ideas for new projects or new ways to do existing ones, offer constructive criticism, compliment the work of a co-worker, etc.

A new process has been implemented to make it easy for you to do that. It’s called Meaningful Connections and we promise, this is not your grandma’s suggestion box! Just follow these easy steps:

1) Go to https://webadvisor.evansville.edu.
2) Select either Students or Employees menu option.
3) Under “Meaningful Connections”, select Make an IMPACT – Share Your Ideas
4) Select the category for your impact (they are self explanatory and if all else fails, choose “other”).
5) Give a description of your suggestion, compliment, or opportunity for improvement (you can even include electronic artwork, pictures, or documents).
6) You will receive a Thank You splash screen acknowledging your Meaningful Connection was successfully entered into the system and it will be forwarded to the appropriate Vice President for review and follow up.

What's Happening Today

* Employee Wellness Nurse on Campus Today!

The nurse will be in Graves Lobby on July 8, from 1-3 p.m. to answer health care questions or to check your blood pressure or blood sugar. Calorie counting can help with weight loss or weight maintenance. Nutrition labels, along with calorie tracking apps and online tools, will help you determine your daily caloric intake. There are plenty of websites, books and smart-phone apps available. Find a method that works well for you, then stick with it.

Upcoming Events

* TIAA-CREF Counseling Appointments

The TIAA-CREF representative will be on the UE campus on Tuesday, July 23 and Thursday July 25, 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.

Info You Should Know

* Sodexo Survey

Sodexo is currently evaluating the meal plans and incentives available to faculty and staff members who dine on campus. To help with this process, you can submit your feedback via our 3-question survey at
http://www.sodexosurveys.com/f/80612/6c81/ .

All UE employees are welcome to complete the survey. The link will be valid through July 12. Thank you for your time and input!

* Special Hours for UE Bookstore

The UE Bookstore will have special hours during the coming week. During the week of July 8-12, the store will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. On Saturday, July 13, the Bookstore will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. due to the Admissions Open House. If you have any questions please contact the Bookstore.

Congratulations

* Robin Sager Has Research Article Published in Journal

Assistant Professor of History Robin C. Sager has a research article titled, “Waco’s Women in War Time,” in the Spring 2013 issue of the Waco Heritage and History journal. The paper investigates how women in central Texas participated in home production and property management during the Civil War years.

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