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Thursday, July 16, 2015

* Visit UE - Summer Open House, July 18!

The Office of Admission is hosting its annual summer Open House on Saturday, July 18. If you have family members, friends, or neighbors who could benefit from a visit to campus, please encourage them to attend. They will join other prospective students from around the country in visiting with faculty members, learning about study abroad programs, discussing scholarship opportunities, touring campus, including residence halls, and enjoying lunch on campus. They can register online at https://www.evansville.edu/visit/openhouse.cfm or by calling the Office of Admission at 800-423-8633, ext. 2468.

Info You Should Know

* UE Theatre Welcomes New Senior Administrative Assistant

Liz EvansUE Theatre is excited to welcome our new senior administrative assistant, Liz 'Nichols' Evans. Liz and her family recently moved to Evansville from Lafayette, where she worked at Purdue University. Her husband, Chad is the new chief meteorologist at CBS44 WEVV, and they have two children. Hadley is three years old and Ryland is celebrating his 10-week birthday this week. Welcome to the UE family, Liz! 

* July Pcard Cycle Ends July 21 at Midnight

The July Cycle which began on June 23 ends on July 21 at midnight. Transactions may be reconciled throughout the month and reports may be printed on July 23 until the GL lockout on July 28. 

* Registrar's Office Hours Week of July 20-24

In order to work on processes meant to serve you better, the Registrar’s Office will be open limited hours during the week of July 20. We will be open from 8-9 am each morning and again 3:30-4:30 pm through July 24. Please note that we will be closed from 9 am- 3:30 each day and will not be accepting or answering walk-in traffic, phone calls or email during this time. Be assured that all of your inquiries will be addressed during our open hours those days or the next week as we resume normal business hours. Thank you for patience and understanding as we continue to strive for excellent student service!

* July 18 Ohio River Sweep CANCELLED

The Evansville Ohio River Sweep scheduled this Saturday, July 18, has again been cancelled due to high water. It will be rescheduled at a future date. 

Congratulations

* Douglas Reed Serves as RYACOP Adjudicator

University Organist Emeritus Douglas Reed served as one of three adjudicators for the Regional Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance (RYACOP) at the American Guild of Organists 2015 Great Lakes Region V Convention in Indianapolis on July 10.

RYACOP takes place bi-annually after a preliminary round at local AGO chapters throughout the region. Winners in each AGO region throughout the U.S. will perform as “Rising Stars” at the biennial national convention to be held in Houston next summer.

Over the past three decades, several of Reed’s students have placed in RYACOP and NYACOP, the national level of the AGO competition. In 1984, Matthew Boatmon was a NYACOP finalist in San Francisco. Kirk Rich performed as a “Rising Star” in Minneapolis (2009) and as a RYACOP finalist in Columbus, Ohio (2012). In 2013, Rachel Bennett competed in the RYACOP in Kalamazoo.  In 2014, Kirk Rich was one of three finalists in the Boston NYACOP. 

The July 10 competition took place at Trinity Episcopal Church, Indianapolis. 

* UE Wind Ensemble to Perform for College Band Directors National Association Conference

The UE Wind Ensemble has been chosen, by audition, to perform for the College Band Directors National Association, North Central Division Conference in February 2016 at Iowa State University (Ames, Iowa). 

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