University of Evansville

AceNotes Today

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

* PA Founding Director Named

Michael S. Roscoe has been hired as founding director and chair of the Physician Assistant Science program at UE. Dr. Roscoe earned bachelor's degrees in biology and in health science from Butler University, a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from University of Nebraska, and a Ph.D. in international health science from Trident University International.

A native of Evansville, Roscoe will be leading the development of the new Physician Assistant program and preparing for matriculation of the first cohort of graduate students in January 2017.  In addition to his experience as a practicing PA clinician, he has extensive experience in academia, serving as a PA faculty member, as program director for the Physician Assistant program, as chair of Health Sciences, and as assistant dean of Inter-professional Education, all at Butler.

* Fire Alarm Testing

Vanguard has begun Fire Alarm Sensitivity testing on campus. As each building is tested the alarm will intermittently go off. (Since this is just a test of the alarm, there is no need to leave the building when the alarm sounds.) Physical Plant and Security will know on a daily basis which buildings Vanguard is working in. The testing will be done between 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Testing should be completed by Tuesday, August 11. Any concerns or schedule conflicts please contact the Physical Plant at 488-2775. 


Upcoming Events

* Old Stone House Framed Art Display

Artwork that was formerly displayed at the Old Stone House in Newburgh, Indiana, will be available for viewing and selection by University faculty, staff and administrators on Tuesday, August 11 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in Ridgway University Center, Eykamp 254-255. The framed artwork will be available for selection by employees to be displayed within their work area on campus as the artwork is the property of the University. The selection process will be on a “first come, first served” basis. Items chosen for display in a work area will be coordinated by Administrative Services staff and selected pieces will be delivered at some point after this event. No artwork displayed during this event will be available for personal purchase.

For more information, please contact Mark Logel at ext. 2027 or ML44.


Info You Should Know

* Music Welcomes New Senior Administrative Assistant

The Department of Music welcomes Amy Esche as its new senior administrative assistant. Amy is a graduate of UE with a BS in mass communication, and is currently pursuing a BA in French. She has previously held positions with the departments of Theatre and Communication, and in the offices of Technology Services and International Student Services, as well as positions in private industry. We are very pleased that she has joined the music team! 



* Reed to teach Church Music at Indiana University

Doug reedDouglas Reed, University Organist Emeritus/Professor of Music Emeritus, has been invited to teach at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He will serve as an Adjunct Professor of Music (Organ) for the 2015-16 academic year and will teach several Church Music courses. He will continue his collaboration with University of Evansville Chaplain, Tammy Gieselman, on several Neu Chapel Religious Life projects including interfaith, international, and recruiting initiatives. Reed began work at UE as an Assistant Professor of Music/University Organist in 1975 and retired from full time teaching in 2010. 



* UE Baseball to Hold High School Exposure Camp

The University of Evansville baseball team has announced that it will hold a high school exposure camp on Saturday, September 5 at Braun Stadium. Registration for the camp will begin at 10:30 a.m. CDT and the camp will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. CDT

The camp, which will be conducted by head coach Wes Carroll and his staff, features a warm-up similar to what is used by the UE baseball team, position-specific drill instruction and controlled scrimmages that will be instructed and evaluated by the entire UE baseball staff.

The $100 fee for the camp includes a camp t-shirt and in case of inclement weather, the camp will be conducted at UE baseball’s indoor facility, which is located next to Braun Stadium.

For more information on the camp, please contact assistant coach Jake Mahon at or by phone at 812-484-7764. A camp brochure and registration from is available at

For all of the latest information on Evansville baseball, log on to or follow the team’s Twitter account @UEAcesBaseball. 


Contribute to Purple Pulse
To have content considered for inclusion in Purple Pulse, please submit a Marketing Request Form. Deadline for submission to Purple Pulse is 10:00 a.m. on the requested date of publication. Only articles concerning UE related/sponsored activities will be accepted. Articles submitted to Purple Pulse may be edited for length and clarity. Submitter contact information is at the end of each article.

Facebook   Twitter   YouTube

View Complete Issue