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Monday, July 22, 2013

What's Happening Today

* WUEV's Jazz Flight To Have Two Special Guests Today!

Robin Wright and Maryanne Burkhard will be on the Afternoon Jazz Flight on WUEV 91.5 FM on Monday, July 22, at 3:30 p.m. Writing under the pen name, "B.W. Wrighthard" Robin and Maryanne have published their first novel, Ghost Orchid. They will be in the Hinton Studios to talk with Paul Mattingly about their book and the book signing that will take place at Barnes & Noble on Saturday, July 27, 2013, from 10 a.m.-noon. Robin is the wife of Bob Wright, who is coordinator in the Intensive English Center. Wally Paytner, the president of Tri-State Alliance, will be in the Hinton Studios of WUEV 91.5 FM on Monday, July 22, , at 5:00 pm. Wally will be talking with Paul Mattingly about Wally's Red Party. This annual event will take place on Sunday, July 28, at Blush UltaLounge in the District, in Downtown Evansville. The gala will begin at 6 p.m. This year's event will be a fundraiser for HIV prevention supplies.

* Employee Wellness Nurse on Campus July 22

Visit the nurse in Koch North Lobby on Monday, July 22, 1-3 p.m. A healthy way to alleviate built-up muscle tension is through exercise. After a tightly scheduled day of meetings, exams, or errands, get active and aim for moderate intensity exercise. It may seem counterintuitive, but moving more will help you relax!

Upcoming Events

* UE Night at the Otters

Join us for an evening of fun and fellowship at Bosse Field on Thursday, August 22. All University of Evansville alumni, friends, and families are invited. Price is $14 per person and includes game ticket and picnic dinner of fried chicken, BBQ pulled pork, cole slaw, potato chips, and soft drinks. UE student ticket is $5 per person. Children 10 and under are $5 each.

Register online at uealumnionline.com/ueotters.

Info You Should Know

* July Pcard Cycle Ending

The July Pcard Cycle started June 22 and ends on July 22. Cycle statements may be run and printed on July 24. The GL upload will occur on July 30. At the time of GL Upload, cardholders will no longer be able to modify transaction details for the July Cycle

* Fitness Center Closed from July 29-Aug 2

The Fitness Center will be closed July 29 through August 2 for refinishing of the gym floors. It will reopen on August 5 at 8:00 am.

* Greeters for Freshman Move In Needed

Attention faculty and staff - the incoming class of 2013 will soon be here. As is our tradition, we are looking for faculty and staff to greet our parents and students who will be moving in to the Residence Halls on Saturday, August 24. There are three time slots to choose from at our buildings. Everything you will need will be provided for you. Please sign up on the registration site at: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AnCbGkp17DcAdGF6UWl4S0dKWV9Qd21FMkRCUHBRcWc#gid=0 by August 9.

For additional information or questions, please contact Geoff Edwards at ge21@evansville.edu

* Libraries Announces Summer Intersession Hours Schedule

UE Libraries will observe the following schedule of hours during the forthcoming Summer Intersession beginning on Monday, July 20 through Tuesday, August 27. Contact William Louden, University Librarian, with questions at 812.488.2376 or  wflouden@evansville.edu.

• Monday:            8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday:            8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
• Wednesday:     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
• Thursday:          8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
• Friday:                8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
• Saturday:           CLOSED
• Sunday:              CLOSED
 

Congratulations

* Cara Fabrocini Elected Director of Supreme Council for Phi Sigma Sigma

Cara Fabrocini, assistant director of the Center for Student Engagement, was elected to be a director of the Supreme Council for her sorority, Phi Sigma Sigma. Cara was elected one of four directors to serve a two year term while at Phi Sigma Sigma's national convention celebrating 100 years in existence last week in New York.

* Students to Help Nonprofit Organization Launch Medical Clinic in Dominican Republic

As part of an intensive summer course in applied process development – and an opportunity to make a meaningful impact in a developing country – 15 University of Evansville students will spend the next two weeks in the Dominican Republic.

From July 23-August 6, UE business, communication, engineering, and nursing students will work with the nonprofit organization G.O. Ministries to develop plans for the organization’s new medical facility, currently under construction in Santiago, Dominican Republic.

UE students traveling to the Dominican Republic are Vaughn Ahlf, Jacquelyn Ballard, Ryan Bassemier, Laura Best, Brandi Blosl, Abby Browder, Mathew Brown, Heather Browning, Renee Croce, Gaby Fifer, Rachel Mendoza-Santiago, Shannon Osiecki, Breianna Simpson, Brenna Siscoe, and Brynne Thompson.

UE faculty members accompanying the group are Amy Hall, White Family Endowed Professor and chair of the Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences; Richard Deer, director of UE’s Center for Intensive Experiential Education; and Jill Griffin, director of the Global Assistance Program in UE’s Institute for Global Enterprise. John Layer, associate professor of mechanical engineering, will deliver online course components.

The University of Evansville wishes to thank the Institute for Global Enterprise, the Center for Intensive Experiential Education, and the Lilly Endowment for their generous support of this educational experience. 

Athletics

* Cortez Named to PDL Team of the Week

University of Evansville men’s soccer signee Felipe Cortez was named to this week’s Premier Development League Team of the Week, in a release issued by the league Friday afternoon.

Cortez, a transfer from Robert Morris-Chicago who will be making his debut for Evansville this fall, scored a pair of goals, including a stoppage-time game-winner to lead the Chicago Fire PDL to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Inferno.

Cortez is the second Purple Ace this season to earn a spot on the PDL Team of the Week, as Peter May was honored by the league earlier this season.

UE will open its 2013 season with a pair of exhibition contests against Belmont (Aug. 23) and Indianapolis (Aug. 25), before opening the regular season at the Bradley Tournament in Peoria, Ill., on Aug. 30 and Sept. 1.

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