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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

What's Happening Today

* Farmers Market Is this Morning!

UE Farmers' Market is this morning - Wednesday, July 16 -  starting at 9 a.m. in Ridgway University Center. 

* CSE "Yardsale" Set for Wednesday

The Center for Student Engagement has a surplus of desktop storage items and other items that will be available for free on Wednesday, July 16. First come/first served. Open 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. in the Center for Student Engagement in Ridgway University Center.

Info You Should Know

* Vending Machine Price Adjustments

Due to higher costs in raw materials, labor and fuel, there will be a modest price increase on snack and beverage vending machine products between now and August 1, 2014. UE contracted vendors can no longer absorb these costs without making modest adjustments to the consumer. If you have questions or comments, please contact Kim Winsett in the Office of Administrative Services at extension 2940.

* In-House Office Supply Form - Revised

Effective July 11, Central Receiving will be accepting the newest version of the “In-House Office Supply Order Form” (dated 7/2014) with updated pricing. The revised “In-House Office Supply Order form” is available on the Central Receiving and Purchasing websites in AceLink. Please note that the older version of the In-House form will no longer be accepted as of September 1.

For questions, contact Kim Winsett via email at kw83 or extension 2940.
 

Congratulations

* Ungar to lecture at Tanglewood

On July 18, Associate Professor of Music Garnet Ungar will present a lecture on unusual practice techniques at the Boston University Piano Institute at Tanglewood. He will also give a piano masterclass for their students. 

Athletics

* Jenkins and Freeland Earn Top Student-Athlete Awards

Two of the top student-athletes in University of Evansville history have been honored for their achievements as Kyle Freeland and Kelby Jenkins were the recipients of the William V. Slyker and Ida M. Stieler Awards as the top student-athletes at UE.

For the second year in a row, Kelby Jenkins was named the Stieler Award winner. Jenkins completed her career as one of, if not the top runners in program history. In 2013, she earned her second-consecutive MVC All-Conference award and Scholar-Athlete Team award. In the final 5K race of her career, Jenkins set the program mark as she ran a 17:27.27 at the UE Invitational.

As a senior, Jenkins was victorious on four occasions while recording two runner-up finishes. She began her final campaign at UE with a victory at the Mid-America Opener as she posted a time of 14:49.75. At the Indiana Intercollegiate, Jenkins came home second out of 201 participants before pacing the 329 runners at the Greater Louisville Classic. Her record-breaking run at the UE Invitational in October marked her fourth home win in a row. She followed that up with an 8th at the MVC Championships before completing her career with a 22:21 at the NCAA’s. Jenkins finished her college career with a perfect 4.0 GPA.

Junior Kyle Freeland was the winner of the Slyker Award. The southpaw from Denver, Colo. had one of the best seasons for a pitcher in program history. Those efforts culminated in him being chosen 8th overall in the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft by his hometown Colorado Rockies.

He became the third player in program history to be selected in the first round, joining Andy Benes (1988) and Steve Obenchain (2002) and was a semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award and selected to the Louisville Slugger All-America Third Team.

Kyle posted a 10-2 record and 1.90 ERA in 2014 en route to Missouri Valley Conference Pitcher of the Year honors. He racked up 128 strikeouts, a mark that ranks second in school history, against just 13 walks and limited opponents to a .214 batting average. Freeland struck out a career-high 15 batters on two occasions this season, which came in back-to-back starts against Charlotte (April 4) and Wichita State (April 11).
 

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