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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

What's Happening Today

* This Week in Music: The Eykamp String Quartet Performs

The Department of Music continues its concert season this Tuesday in Wheeler Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. with a performance by the Department’s resident string ensemble, the Eykamp String Quartet. Quartet members include violinist and Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra Concertmaster Jessica Tong, violinist and EPO Associate Concertmaster Alicia Choi, EPO Principal violist Rose Wollman, and EPO Principal Cellist Kirsten Jermé. Also featured will be guest artist Atar Arad, a faculty member of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Arad is widely recognized as an outstanding violist, having played for seven years with the internationally acclaimed Cleveland Quartet and having performed as soloist with numerous orchestras in both America and Europe. He is also a noted composer and writer on music. Tuesday’s concert will begin with Mozart’s String Quartet in G Major, K. 387. The ensemble will then perform Arad’s Toccatina A La Turk, and for the finale, Arad will join the quartet for a performance of Antonin Dvo?ák’s Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 97. The Eykamp String Quartet is made possible by the special underwriting of Rita, Richard, and Dorothy Eykamp, friends of the University of Evansville and the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. 

* Security Awareness Week

Security Awareness Week is September 8 – 12.

Friday, September 12
10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Ridgway Center
• Security display focusing on equipment and services provided by
Safety and Security
• Students can register for FREE prizes*

Student drawing for free prizes, Friday, September 12 at 2:00 pm*
• UE Freezer Mug
• UE Automatic Folding Umbrella
• UE Ball Cap
• UE Executive Notepad Holder 


Upcoming Events

* Buddhist Meditation and Informational Meeting this Thursday at 6 PM

Interested in learning more about the rituals and practices of Buddhism? Alan McCoy, director of Palchen Study Group at the Tibetan Buddhist Center in Evansville, will serve as our teacher for a one-hour introductory session on Buddhist meditation practices. McCoy will lead a sitting meditation and discussion centered on the various Buddhist traditions. Eykamp Hall, Room 253, Ridgway University Center. All are welcome. For more information, please email University Chaplain Tammy Gieselman, 

* Employee Wellness Nurse on Campus

The wellness nurse is available Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 1 - 3 p.m., in Krannert Lobby to answer health care questions, check blood pressures, etc. 

* Venturing Crew Open House

The UE Venturing Crew 365 is holding an Open House on Wednesday, September 10 at 7:00 PM in Room 170 (Smythe Lecture Hall), Schroeder Family School of Business Building. Come if you are interested in Venturing Crew's many activities this semester including white water rafting, canoeing, camping, and more! 

* I-House: Peru

Hello! I-House will be presenting this Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Class of 59 Gallery in Ridgway University Center! The presenter will be Carmen from Peru! We are excited to see what she has to show us! 

* Fundamentals of Engineering Review Class Dates Announced

The University of Evansville College of Engineering and Computer Science has announced dates for the annual review and preparation course for those planning to take the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam.

All classes will be held Thursday evenings beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Koch Center for Engineering and Science building on the UE campus.  Classes are divided into relevance per discipline.  Civil and mechanical engineering candidates will attend from September 25, 2014 through February 5, 2015. Electrical and computer engineering candidates will attend October 2, November 6, 13, and 20, 2014.
Fees are adjusted accordingly.

Registration forms and payment must be returned by 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Early registration is encouraged as space is limited.  For information about fees and the registration process, please contact Tina Newman via e-mail at or phone at 812-488-2651.

* Physical Therapy Club Meeting

The first meeting of the Physical Therapy Club will be held on Thursday, September 11 at 12 pm. The meeting will take place in Graves Hall, Rm 104. Undergraduate and DPT students are welcome to attend. Club dues are $5 per semester or $10 per year. Dues will be collected at the meeting or can be submitted to the PT Club mailbox in Graves Hall until September 17th. 

* Start Your Career with the Orr Fellowship

Orr Fellowship representatives will be conducting an informational session on Thursday, September 11, from 12:15 - 1:10 p.m., in Room 272, Schroeder Family School of Business Building. Join us for pizza and to learn how you can start your career with the Orr Fellowship.

For additional information contact Sethlyn Morgan at 

* Win a Copy of Ido Leffler's Book "Get Big Fast and Do More Good" at Institute Speaker Series Student Forum

Ido LefflerCome learn how one man achieved success while making a positive impact on the world! Ido Leffler will present a student forum on Wednesday, September 10 from 3:00 – 3:50 Eykamp 252 in Ridgway University Center. Audience members can register to win one of several copies of Ido’s book “Get Big Fast and Do More Good,” which will be given away as door prizes!  

Ido’s humor and straight- forward advice on entrepreneurship and social responsibility will appeal to students of all majors. This event is free and to open to everyone. It is an approved ACES Passport Event. Please RSVP to

The Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana is pleased to bring Mr. Ido Leffler to UE as our next Institute Speaker Series guest. Ido is Co-founder and “Chief Carrot Lover” of San Francisco-based Yes To Inc. (the makers of Yes To Carrots, Yes To Cucumbers, Yes To Tomatoes, Yes To Blueberries, and Yes To Grapefruit). Yes To is the #2 natural beauty brand in the USA with distribution in over 25,000 stores including Target, Wal-Mart, Walgreens, CVS, and Ulta, among others.

Ido is also Co-founder and CEO of Yoobi, a fun school supply company that engages kids though bright colors, cool designs, and most importantly, cause. For every Yoobi item purchased, Yoobi distributes an item to a classroom in need in the USA. By 2015, Yoobi aims to impact more than 30,000 classrooms, with the goal of changing the lives of over 750,000 kids.

Ido sits on numerous corporate boards including the United Nations Foundation Global Entrepreneur Council, which aims to bring entrepreneurship and innovation to the United Nations. He co-authored the book “Get Big Fast and Do More Good,” which was published in November 2013 and has received accolades from TIME, Entrepreneur, Forbes, and SUCCESS Magazine, among others. “Get Big Fast and Do More Good” was named one of the top 5 business books of 2014 by

For more information, visit or call 488-2455.

The Institute Speaker Series is supported by the Institute for Global Enterprise in Indiana, funded by a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.


Info You Should Know

* Fitness Classes Start Monday September 8

Fitness Classes for Fall 2014:

T25 - Monday through Friday, 7:00 to 7:30 am
Ace Fit - Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 12:00-1:00 pm
Women on Weights - Tuesday, Thursday, 12:00 -1:00 pm
Ace Hoops - Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 12:00-1:00 pm
Yoga - Monday, Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 pm
Pilates - Tuesday, 5:00-6:00 pm
Cycling - Thursday, 5:00-6:00 pm
Line Dancing - Monday, 6:00- 7:00 pm

* New Pool Hours

Open Swim hours have changed this semester. The new hours are as follows:

Monday through Friday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Saturdays and Sundays 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

(Subject to lifeguard availability) 



* Turner Leads Men's Golf on Opening Day

The Purple Aces men’s golf team opened up its fall slate with two rounds of play at the SIUE Derek Dolenc Invitational at Sunset Hills Country Club on Monday. Junior Alex Turner paced the University of Evansville as rounds of 76 and 73 put him in a tie for 17th place.

Turner improved by three strokes in the second round of the day, finishing at just one over par. Eighteen holes of play remain on Tuesday morning.

Second on the team was freshman Tyler Gray. In his first outing at UE, Gray shot a consistent 153 with rounds of 76 and 77. He is tied for 51st. Brett Wolvert also finished the day with a 153. He began with a 77 before improving by a stroke in round two.

Another newcomer – Wil Pahud – also had a solid effort. Rounds of 78 and 76 put him in a tie for 57th with a 154. He is just one shot behind the duo of Gray and Wolvert entering the final round. A.J. Naas completed the UE contingent with a 2-round total of 169. Will Knights entered the event as an individual and had an admirable first day. Following a 79 in the opening tour of 18, Knights shot the low round of the day for UE, an even 72, to stand in a tie for 32nd with a 151.

Sitting atop the team standings is Oral Roberts. Rounds of 289 and 296 put ORU four shots ahead of Missouri State entering the last round. Missouri State is four strokes behind ORU with a 589. South Dakota sits in third with a 592 while SIU Edwardsville (593) and UT Martin (594) are also in shouting distance. Evansville stands in 14th place with a 609. The Aces are five shots behind Valley rivals Drake and SIU.

A crowded top of the individual leaderboard saw three players tied for the lead after day one. Topping the list are Scott Newell (Oral Roberts), Mark Karlsen (Missouri State) and Samuel Matthew (South Dakota). Each completed the day with a 141. Karlsen had the low round of the day, posting a 3-under 69 in the second round.

* Ashley Ring Named MVC Player of the Week

Purple Aces senior Ashley Ring was named the Missouri Valley Conference Volleyball Player of the Week in a release by the league on Monday.

Over the last week of play, Ashley Ring was one of the top players on the floor, posting an unbelievable 69 kills in four matches for the Purple Aces. Ring averaged 4.60 per set while hitting a solid .308 over the course of 156 attempts. She also notched 35 digs, second on the team along with seven blocks.

Ring finished the home opener with 15 kills while hitting .344 in the home opener against Austin Peay. She opened the Golden Flashes Classic with 20 kills, again hitting .324. She also registered 12 digs. She helped Evansville win its first math with 13 kills and another .300+ effort, checking in at .355.

She saved her best for last as the Aces topped Morehead State in four sets. Her 21 kills, combined with 11 digs and four blocks, helped her garner All-Tournament Team honors. She moved up to second in the MVC in kills per set with 3.59 per set.

Ring and the Aces are set to take on the Tennessee Volunteers at the Carson Center on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m.

* Katterhenry Leads Aces at Redbird Invitational

The University of Evansville women’s golf team played the third and final round of the Redbird Invitational on Monday, coming home in 16th place following the final day of action.

Sophomore Kayla Katterhenry led the way for the Purple Aces, coming in a tie for 17th overall. After recording a 150 on Sunday, she scored an 80 in the final round to come in with a 230. She finished at +14.

Cathy Doyle tied for 33rd place in the season opener. Her final round of 80, coupled with a 155 in the first two rounds, sent her home with a 235. Third for UE was Maggie Camp, who carded an 87 in the third round en route to a 252 for the weekend. Dana Hayden (267) and Kelly Lamarche (284) rounded out the squad.

Individual Giulia Mallmann recorded her lowest round of the weekend on Monday. Mallmann followed up Sunday’s rounds of 89 and 83 with an 81 on Monday. It was just one stroke off of the top score of the day for Evansville.

Host Illinois State rallied for the team and individual win on Monday. As a team, the Redbirds entered the final day seven strokes off of Northern Illinois, who held the lead. ISU regrouped heading into Monday’s play and shot the lowest score of the morning with a 299 to win by 12 strokes. That made for a 19-shot turnaround coming from seven down to 12 ahead in just one round. Illinois State’s winning score came in at a 910.

The Huskies began the day with the lead, but posted a 318 on Monday to come in second with a 922. They finished in a tie with Butler for second place. Ball State and Ohio U. completed the top five. Evansville came in 16th place, six spots behind Central Michigan’s 15th place finish.

Brianna Cooper of the Redbirds was the medalist. Cooper entered the day in second place, but came home with the top round of the day, carding an even 72 to take the win.

Next up for the Aces is a trip over to Carbondale, Ill. for the Saluki Shootout. It will take place on Sept. 21 at Hickory Ridge Golf Center.

* Volleyball to Host Tennessee on Tuesday

In what is setting up to be one of the most anticipated matches in Carson Center history, the Purple Aces volleyball team will take on the University of Tennessee beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening.

Extra seating will be available inside the arena and a limited number of t-shirts will be given away at the game.

Evansville is coming off of a strong weekend that saw them go 2-1 in the Golden Flashes Classic in Kent, Ohio. Over the last week of play, Ashley Ring was one of the top players on the floor, posting an unbelievable 69 kills in four matches for the Purple Aces. Ring averaged 4.60 per set while hitting a solid .308 over the course of 156 attempts. She also notched 35 digs, second on the team along with seven blocks.

Junior Kim Deprez continued to evolve for the Purple Aces in her new libero spot. She led the squad with 55 digs over the week, an average of 3.67 per set. She also notched 8 assists and a pair of service aces. Her efforts over the weekend at the Golden Flashes Classic helped her earn Defensive Player of the Tournament honors. Her top outing came versus Kent State when she posted 19 digs. She begins the week fourth in the MVC with 4.11 digs per set.

As a team, the Aces have been getting the job done in all facets of the game, but the top effort has come on the defensive end. With 2.44 blocks per set, Evansville leads the Missouri Valley Conference. The Aces have also registered a league-best 19 solo blocks with senior Meaghan Holmes notching eight of those.

Tuesday’s opponent – the Volunteers – make the trip to UE with a 2-4 mark. Following opening-weekend wins over Tennessee Tech and Cleveland State, Tennessee has lost its last four. Over the weekend, they fell in three matches of the Iowa State Challenge as they faced Northern Illinois, Iowa State and Nebraska-Omaha.

Tennessee spreads the ball around offensively as four players come into Tuesday match with 30 or more kills. Jamie Lea leads the way with 47 on the season. That translates into an average of 2.61/set. Raina Hembry is second with 37. With a total of 29 blocks, along with 27 assists, Iesha Bryant ranks second in the Southeastern Conference. 


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