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Monday, October 13, 2014

* Date Change for Yearbook Graduate Pictures

Because of the date change to the Snyder Lecture Series, the LinC yearbook has been bumped from its spot in Eykamp Hall 253 in Ridgway University Center for graduate portraits on Tuesday, Oct. 21.

Portraits will now be taken from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23 in addition to Monday, Oct. 20 and Wednesday, Oct. 22.

Call Student Publications at (812) 488–2846 or visit the office in Ridgway University Center, second floor, behind WUEV, to make your appointment today.

You may also stop at the LinC table in Ridgway University Center lobby from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Oct. 15–16 to make an appointment.

Graduate and senior portraits are FREE, so why not be a part of the 2015 LinC yearbook! 

Upcoming Events

* December Grads Take Note

All December UE graduates should plan to attend Commencement Central on Thursday, October 23 between the hours of 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s a quick and easy process and won’t take long to complete. You will meet with the Registrar’s Office to verify information.  The Career Planning and Alumni Offices will also be present. You will also be able to purchase your Cap & Gown and/or graduation announcements.  The event will be located in the Ridgway Center just outside the UE Bookstore.  ALSO the Jostens Ring rep will be available and will be offering special pricing on some rings. You don’t have to be a graduate now to purchases a class ring. If you have any questions please contact the Bookstore.

* AWARE Call Out Meeting

If you are interested in spreading awareness and support for individuals with disabilities come to the AWARE call out meeting. AWARE stands for Aces Working for Awareness and Rights for Everyone. The meeting will take place Wednesday, October 15, at 6 pm in Hyde Hall 120. 

* Reception for Gary Rigley

The Office of Admission would like to invite members of the campus community to a reception to thank Gary Rigley, associate director of Admission, for 14 years of service. The event will be Wednesday, October 15 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Class of '59 Gallery in Ridgway University Center. Gary has been a valued member of the UE family and will truly be missed. He has touched the lives of countless families, employees, and friends. Gary has accepted a position at the University of Notre Dame in the Financial Aid Office. Please come out and help us thank Gary for his service to the University of Evansville and wish him well. 

* Cornhole Tournament Set for October 15

The UE senior nursing class will be having a Cornhole tournament on Wednesday, October 15 at 5 p.m. behind Black Beauty Field. Participants can register in Ridgway University Center Lobby on:

Oct 14
1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Pre-registration is $16 per team of 2. Registration is $20 per team of 2 at the event. Prizes will be given to 1st and 2nd place teams. All proceeds will go towards a health fair being sponsored by the senior nursing students, at Lodge Community School in Evansville. 

Info You Should Know

* USPS Closed Monday, October 13 for Columbus Day

This is a reminder that the United States Postal Service (U.S.P.S.) will be closed Columbus Day, Monday, October 13. Please note UE Mail Services will not be picking up mail from U.S.P.S. on Monday, since the Post Office will be completely closed. Any mail picked up from UE areas by Mail Services on Monday, October 13, will be metered and mailed on the afternoon of Tuesday, October 14. For mail related questions, please contact Mail Services at extension 2197 or mailservices@evansville.edu.

* Donations for Totes of Hope

UE's Office of Veterans Affairs and the American Red Cross are partnering to collect items for the annual Totes of Hope campaign. Our goal is to fill 450 totes for tri-state veterans! Help stuff the totes by giving: combs, disposable razors, 11 ounce shaving cream, and deodorant. Collection boxes will be available until Nov. 1 outside the Office of Veterans Affairs in Olmsted Hall, second floor, and in Ridgway University Center near the Information Desk. 

* Letters for Veterans

UE’s Office of Veteran Affairs and the American Red Cross are asking people to write thank you letters and notes for a group of veterans returning home at the Evansville airport on Oct. 25. The goal is to give each of these veterans 25 letters or notes thanking them for their service to our country. Since there are a total of 75 veterans in this group, 1,875 letters or notes are needed. While that is a lot, if each volunteer wrote just a few – or even one – letter or note, the goal can be reached!

If you would like to participate, the letters need to be turned in by Oct. 17.

You are also invited to join the American Red Cross and people from the community in greeting these returning veterans at the airport on Oct. 25. If you decide to do so, please be at the airport by 8 a.m. You are encouraged to stay at least 30 – 45 minutes after the plane arrives or longer if you are able.

For information on how to turn in your letters or if you have questions, please e-mail cm244@evansville.edu or call 502-225-7342. 

* Fitness Center Fall Break Hours

The Fitness Center will close Friday October 10 at 7:00 pm. There will be no evening Open Swim. The Fitness Center will be closed Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12. On Monday, October 13 and Tuesday, October 14, the Fitness Center will be open 8:00 am to 7:00 pm. There will be no fitness classes on Monday, October 13 and Tuesday, October 14. Open Swim will be on a guard availability basis only. 

* Aces Exam Book Central Receiving Inventory Notification

In January 2010, Central Receiving was asked to inventory two sizes of Aces Exam Books. While the Purple Aces Exam Book (size: 8 3/8” x 6 ¾”) will continue to be stocked and available, the Orange Aces Exam Book (size: 8.5” x 11”) is being phased out of inventory due to low demand. All remaining Orange Aces Exam Books will be offered at a cost savings of $20 per package of 50 until the supply is depleted. Aces Exam Books may be purchased via an "In-House Office Supply Request Form (Rev: 10/2014)". The “In-House Office Supply Request Form” is available on the Central Receiving and Purchasing websites on AceLink under Areas.

Please forward any questions to centralreceiving@evansville.edu or call extension 2181.

* In-House Office Supply Form - Revised

Effective immediately Central Receiving is accepting the newest version of the “In-House Office Supply Order Form” (dated 10/2014) which includes updated pricing. The revised “In-House Office Supply Order form” is available on the Central Receiving and Purchasing websites in AceLink. Please note that previous versions of the In-House form will no longer be accepted as of November 15.

Please email your questions to centralreceiving@evansville.edu or call extension 2181.

* UE Holiday Schedule

The University will close for the holidays beginning Tuesday, December 23, and reopen on Friday, January 2. Employees wishing to extend their personal holidays by adding Monday, December 22, 2014, or Friday, January 2, 2015, should submit a request for vacation for approval by their immediate supervisors. The University will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday beginning noon Wednesday, November 26, and reopen on Monday, December 1.

* Libraries Announces Autumn Recess Hours

UE Libraries will observe the following schedule of hours during Autumn Recess:
Friday, October 10 from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, October 11 – closed
Sunday, October 12 - closed
Monday, October 13 from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday, October 14 – resume regular hours


Contact Libraries with questions at 812-488-2462.

Athletics

* UE Swimming and Diving Strong against MSU

Matched up against the defending Missouri Valley and Mid-American Conference Champions Missouri State, the University of Evansville swimming and diving teams performed admirably before falling just short against the Bears on Friday at Wyttenbach Pool.

Full results will be posted on Saturday morning when they are received.

“Great meet. We competed very well against a very good MSU team. For the women to be within 17 points was awesome,” head coach Rickey Perkins said. “The men did a great job too. I am very proud of them. We are ahead of where we were last year at this time. We are off to an excellent start.”

Winners for the Purple Aces included Danielle Freeman, who remains undefeated in the 50 and 100 free. The reigning MVC Swimmer of the Week won both events once again. Michelle Tipton also performed well, coming home with the win in the 500 free.

The group of Abby Smith, Sam Montgomery, Freeman and Tipton took top honors in the 400 free relay. On the men’s side, Andrew Cotton picked up the victory in the 1000 free.

Evansville had a stellar day in diving. Stephanie Tran took top honors in the 3 meter dive while Courtney Coverdale won the 1 meter.
 

* UE Volleyball Picks up 3-1 Road Win at Drake

Senior Ashley Ring totaled a season-high 26 kills while hitting .288 as the University of Evansville volleyball team improved to 3-1 in their last four conference matches by defeating Drake, 3-1, on Saturday night.

Ring posted 26 kills in 59 attempts to lead the Purple Aces (7-12, 3-4 MVC). Next up was Genesis Miranda, who posted 18 kills. Cathy Schreiber tallied 12 kills and hit .360 while Meaghan Holmes was also strong with 11 kills and .474 hitting. Freshman Grace Carter set her career mark with 63 assists.

Drake (9-9, 1-6 MVC) was led by 20 Makena Schoene kills. She hit .400. Amanda Platte finished with 15 kills. Evansville finished the night with a slight .276-.268 hitting percentage with each set being extremely close.

A quick start propelled Drake to a 25-21 win in game one. With the score knotted at 4-4, the Bulldogs posted the next five points to take a 9-4 advantage. Michelle Thommi notched back-to-back service aces in the run. The Bulldogs’ lead reached as many as eight before UE chipped away.

Down 18-10, the Aces scored seven of the next nine points to cut the gap to 20-17. Ashley Ring had two kills in the run while Cathy Schreiber got it started with her first kill of the evening. Just a few points later, a Drake error got UE within a pair at 22-20 before the Bulldogs scored three of the next four to cap off a 25-21 win.

Evansville took advantage of five Bulldog errors in the opening portion of the second frame, taking an early 6-1 lead. They continued to lead until the Bulldogs fought back, getting within one at 14-13. Drake continued to battle, getting the equalizer at 18-18. A Miranda kill set UE on a quick 2-0 spurt and the squad never looked back, taking a 25-22 win.

Eight Ring kills in the third set saw UE hang on for another close win. Five ties led to a 5-5 tally before the Bulldogs scored the next four to go up 9-5. Just as fast, the Aces battled back with three consecutive Ring kills. What would be the final lead of the set for the Bulldogs saw them go up 13-10 before UE tied it at 15-15 before taking a 17-15 lead.

It was all Aces from there as two Miranda kills and another from Schreiber sealed a 25-23 win.

In the fourth game, Drake was strong midway through the frame. Another five ties led to a 6-6 score before the Bulldogs took the lead, going up by as many as four at 13-9. Evansville tied it up at 17-17 on a DU error before retaking the lead on a Stephanie Cerino service ace.

Points 18 through 20 were tied before Meaghan Holmes gave the Aces the lead for good. One kill gave the Aces a 21-20 lead while her final one of the night was the match-winner as UE took a 25-22 win.

The Aces return to the Carson Center next weekend to take on Missouri State and Wichita State.

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