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Monday, July 7, 2014

Upcoming Events

* UE Farmers Market Set for July 9

A UE Farmers' Market is planned for Wednesday, July 9, in Ridgway University Center Lobby starting at 9 a.m. 


Info You Should Know

* TIAA-CREF Counseling Appointments

The TIAA-CREF representative will be on the UE campus on Tuesday, July 22 and Thursday, July 24, 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 488-2943. 

* Nominations Now Being Taken for Alumni Association Awards

Each February at Founders Day, the Alumni Association presents four awards to individual alumni who’ve made great achievements in their careers and in service to others and UE. The Alumni Awards Committee of the UE Alumni Association Board of Directors is now seeking nominations for the following awards:

Distinguished Alumnus Award
Young Alumnus Award
Samuel Orr Honorary Alumnus Award
Edie Bates Volunteer Service Award

Find out more about these awards, view a list of past recipients and link to the nomination form, visit

Nomination deadline is August 25. 



* Kathleen M. Murphy

Kathleen M. Murphy, PhD, MT-BC, assistant professor of music therapy, will be presenting at the World Congress of Music Therapy, in Krems an der Donau, Austria July 8-12. Murphy will be one of 5 music therapists participating in the Pre-Congress Seminar Music and Time: International Perspectives. She will be focusing on time as it relates to music therapy and addiciton treatment. 



* UE Well Represented on MVC 2013-14 Academic Honors List

Sixty-two student-athletes highlight more than 1,500 who earned selection to the 2013-14 Missouri Valley Conference Honor Roll, as announced by the league office. Those 62 student-athletes earned the league’s highest academic achievement by capturing the Missouri Valley Conference President’s Council Academic Excellence Award.

The President's Council Academic Excellence Award requires a minimum 3.8 cumulative grade point average (through Spring 2014 semester), participation in athletics a minimum of two years, and the student-athlete must be within 18 hours of graduation. Also, hundreds of student-athletes received the league’s Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award, which requires a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the previous two semesters, a minimum 3.2 cumulative grade point average, and participation in athletics.

In addition, the Missouri Valley Conference has announced its 2013-14 Honor Roll, which recognizes academic achievement of student-athletes. To qualify for The Valley Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have recorded a minimum 3.2 grade point average for a specified term (Fall 2013/Spring 2014), must have been a member of an athletics team, and must have a minimum of 12 hours of enrollment during the fall or spring semesters.

BASEBALL -James Kohler
MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING - James Musselwhite
WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY - Kelby Jenkins, Jacqueline Carlson
WOMEN'S SOCCER - Stephanie Thompson
VOLLEYBALL - Lauren Seyller, Rachel TenHoor

* 2014 Cross Country Schedule Released

Seven highly-competitive races are scheduled for the University of Evansville cross country teams this fall, as head coach Don Walters unveiled the 2014 schedule Thursday afternoon.

“This will be the most challenging schedule in my fifteen years of coaching at the college level,” said Walters. “Every event will have 15 – 50 teams that will offer a challenging competition for our team.”

Walters’ strongest racers, senior Josh Genet and junior Lauren Wolfe are expected to lead the team. “[They] will lead the way to victory this season,” said Walters of Genet and Wolfe.

The season will begin on Aug. 29 as the team travels to Nashville, Tenn., for the Belmont Invitational. The next week, the Aces will remain at home for their race against Eastern Illinois on Sept. 5, followed by the Indiana Intercollegiates at Purdue (Sept. 19).

In October, the team will race at home for the Greater Louisville Classic on Oct. 4 and the UE Invitational on Oct. 18. The season wraps up in November at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship, which will be held at Southern Illinois on Nov. 1. The NCAA District Championship will be held in Madison, Wis., on Nov. 14


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