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Thursday, August 25, 2011

What's Happening Today

* Everyone Invited to InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Meeting!

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship invites everyone and anyone to the basement of Neu Chapel (Grabill Lounge) at 8 p.m. tonight (Thursday). Join us for a time of meeting new people, music and discussion to learn what InterVarsity is all about. Bring your friends and your questions! For more information, please contact Kayla Brenton at kb215@evansville.edu

 

* Crescent Magazine Information Meeting

There will be an information meeting at 4 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25 right outside the Student Publications office, second floor Ridgway University Center, for students who have already been hired to fill positions and for those interested in joining the magazine staff as writers.  For more information, contact tm2@evansville.edu

* LinC Yearbook Information Meeting

There will be an information meeting at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, right outside the Student Publications office, second floor Ridgway University Center, for students who have already been hired to fill writing and photography positions and for those interested in joining the yearbook staff as writers and photographers.  For more information, contact tm2@evansville.edu

* The Gift of Fear

There will be a screening and discussion of the video The Gift of Fear on Thursday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. in Eykamp 251, Ridgway University Center. Learn to trust your instincts and become empowered to handle difficult situations. All UE women are encouraged to attend. Sponsored by the Office of Counseling Services and the Morton-Brentano Hall Staff.

* Orchestra and String Ensemble Auditions

Auditions for the University Symphony Orchestra and the String Ensemble will be held Thursday, Aug. 25, and Friday, Aug. 26. Audition sign-up sheets are posted across the hall from Room 101 in the Fine Arts Building. Interested students are asked to prepare an audition lasting no longer than five minutes, consisting of a scale and the student’s favorite musical piece. The University Symphony Orchestra is scheduled to perform two concerts this fall and the String Ensemble will perform one formal concert, but will add a few lighter, smaller concert appearances. This is a great, fun opportunity to get together and make music with your friends and fellow students! Contact Director of Orchestral Activities Brian St. John for more information: at bs191@evansville.edu or 488-2881.

 

* Intramural Soccer Registration Now Open

Intramural soccer registration is now open.  Registration will be open until Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 11:55 pm.  To sign up a team, please visit www.IMLeagues.com.  Registration instructions can be found on our facebook group, University of Evansville Intramurals.  Registration instructions can also be found on the IM board in the Fitness Center, any of the on campus residence halls, and the activities board in Ridgway University Center.  If you have any questions, please email or call Rob Latva at rl78@evansville.edu or 488-2794. 

 

* Library Tours for New Students

New students are invited to tour UE Libraries during opening days of fall semester. Tours will highlight key library services offered to students. Each tour will last 20minutes and will be led by a member of the Libraries’ staff. Tour times are noted below. No reservation is required. We’ll meet you in the entry lobby of the Library. We look forward to your visit.

Tour Schedule:
Thursday, Aug. 25  at Noon/4 p.m./8 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 26 at Noon/4 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m./ 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 28 at 2 p.m./4 p.m. /8 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 29 at Noon / 4 p.m./8 p.m.
 

Upcoming Events

* Books Needed for United Way Book Sale

The Annual United Way Used Book Sale will be Sept. 21-22.  If you would like to donate books, call/email Meg Atwater-Singer at ext. 2487 or ma35@evansville.edu or locate one of the donation boxes on campus.  Boxes can be found at:

Library
Biology Department Office in Room 231 in Koch Center
Human Resources in Room 118 in Olmsted Hall
President's Office in Room 201 in Olmsted Hall
Study Abroad/Institute for Global Enterprise Offices in Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building
Accounting & Business Administration Office in Room 130 in Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building
Theatre Department Office in Room 106 in Hyde Hall
Music Department Office in Room 133 in the Fine Arts Building
Multimedia Center - Room 243 in Graves Hall
Athletic Administration Office in Room 101 in Carson Center
Publications -in Sampson Hall
General Services Building outside Security's window
Igleheart Building
Career Services in Room 233 in Ridgway University Center

Thank you for making this sale a success in advance.
 

* All Are Welcome at Student Christian Fellowship Meeting

Student Christian Fellowship invites everyone to the basement of Neu Chapel (Grabill Lounge) at 6:30 p.m. this Friday night!  Regardless of what you believe, you are welcome to come, meet some awesome new people, and see what SCF is about.  Afterwards, freshmen can enjoy FREE putt-putt golf at Midget Links! The price is $6 for upperclassmen. If you have any questions, please contact Evan Whitlock at evan.whitlock913@gmail.com
 

* UE Cheer Team Tryouts

Be part of a new tradition and a new stadium by becoming a member on the UE Cheer Team. The tryout clinic will be held this Friday at 5 p.m. in the small gym in Carson Center and tryouts will be held this Saturday morning at 8 a.m. in the same gym.  Please look at gopurpleaces.com  for more information on tryouts and requirements of the team.  Contact the head coach Emily Dunbar-Daugherty at ed49@evansville.edu with questions. 
 

Info You Should Know

* New Fitness Center Classes!

New Fitness Classes just added: Step/ Line Dancing – Wednesdays 4 to 5 p.m. beginning Aug. 31 Bring your dancing shoes! - and Noontime Basketball – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays        

* Freshman: Submit Your Photos

Attention freshmen - we are collecting photos for the "Month in Review" slideshow for Family Weekend.  Submit photos of your campus experiences to the University of Evansville Class of 2015 Facebook group's album "New Beginnings" and be entered into a drawing for a prize. If you have any questions you may contact eg81@evansville.edu  for more information. 

* Last Day to Add Class Is Tuesday, August 30

Tuesday, Aug. 30, is the last day to add a class for the fall semester.  It is also the last day to drop a class without a ‘W’ grade appearing on your transcript.  If you want to change your schedule, be sure to complete a yellow add/drop form (available in the Registrar’s Office in Olmsted Hall), get your advisor’s signature on the form, and return the form to the Registrar’s Office no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

 

* 2011 Fall Phonathon Needs Callers!

The Office of Annual Giving is looking to hire several highly motivated and enthusiastic students to be student callers for the 2010 Fall Phonathon Program Phonathon. Student callers contact UE alumni and friends to raise money for student scholarships and financial assistance.  Telemarketing and/or sales experience are not required, but preferred.

Fall Phonathon will be held Sept. 12 through Nov. 17 in Room 1 in Hyde Hall. Calling sessions will be Sunday from 1-4 p.m. and Monday through Thursday from 6-9 p.m. Callers should be available for at least 2 sessions per week, and must complete a training session before calling begins. Pay is $8.25 per hour, and additional cash incentives and giveaways may be earned. This is excellent work experience and a great resume builder!

If you are interested in applying for a Phonathon position, please call Robin Greenlee at extension 2273 no later than Wednesday, Aug. 31.
 

* Students: What are your Interests?

Students: what are your interests? The Student Life staff wants to know! Take our survey so that they can gear their programs and activities toward your interests and needs! They use this information in many ways. It helps design programs and services that truly meet your needs and interests. Enter for a chance to win all kinds of free stuff! Please respond before 10 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 29. Here is the Interest Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XS5FY57

 

* Join the University Band!

You are invited to join the University Band. All students who play a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument are welcome to come participate. This is a group made up of musicians of all levels of ability who enjoying playing but are not necessarily interested in majoring in music. There are no auditions, and all are welcome. The University Band rehearses one night a week, Mondays from 4-5 p.m. The band performs one concert on Nov. 28, and also performs at home basketball games. Register for MUS 110-02 during add/drop, or for more information email Dr. Groulx at tg90@evansville.edu

Congratulations

* Marshall Ray

University of Evansville Associate Head Men’s Soccer Coach, Marshall Ray, will be inducted into Marshall County High School’s Athletic Hall Of Fame tonight at the Kenneth Shadowen Performing Arts Center on the campus of Marshall County High School following a dinner at 5:30 p.m. Ray will be one of six individuals to receive the honor in the 2011 induction class.

A Marshall County soccer player from 1990-1995, Ray was All-District and All-Region in 1992 and 1994. He was named first team All-State his senior year in 1994.

Continuing his soccer career at the University of Evansville, Ray was a member of the 1996 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship team that reached the NCAA Tournament.  He played defender and forward, and was an MVC Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week during his career.  Ray received UE's Ian Coull Award in 1999 for competitive spirit and teamwork, and was on the NSCAA Scholar-Athlete all-region team.

After playing professionally for the A-League Nashville Metros in 2001, Ray spent four years at Drury University.  He became the youngest Division I head coach in the country in 2003 at age 25 after two years as Drury’s assistant coach.
Ray spent the 2005 season involved with recruiting, player development and day-to-day operations for the Duke Blue Devils, who won the ACC Tournament and were nationally ranked that year.

Ray returned to UE when Mike Jacobs made the move from Duke assistant to UE’s head coach in 2006, and made Ray his first choice for assistant coach. 

Ray holds a USSF A license and studied under Pierre Barrieu, U.S. National Fitness Coach, to obtain a USSF National Fitness Level I license.  He holds an NSCAA Advanced National License.  Ray serves as Midwest Regional Chair for the NSCAA/Performance Subaru Division I All-America Committee, and as a coach led FC Evansville to IYSA state championships in 2009 and 2010.

Ray and the other inductees will also be honored Aug. 26 during halftime of the Marshall County versus McLean County football game.
 

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