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Friday, August 26, 2011

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* 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
 

* 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. 

 

* 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. 
 

* 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

* Catholic Mass in Neu Chapel this Sunday

Everyone is invited for Mass in Neu Chapel this Sunday at 1 p.m. The celebrant will be Father Chris Forler, associate pastor of Christ the King Catholic Church. This year's Newman Choir directors are Fatima Chan and Melanie Bacaling, and other UE students will serve in the other liturgical ministries. Anyone interested in singing in the choir should arrive at the chapel at noon for rehearsal. Any questions? Contact Newman Center director Mike Roesch at mr201@evansville.edu

* AIDS Project Car Wash Needs Volunteer Help

The Tri-State AIDS Holiday Project is having a car wash on Sept. 10  from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and students are needed to help with washing cars. If you are interested contact the Office of Community Service Initiatives at 488-2538 or email csi@evansville.edu . The car wash will be held at the CVS on the corner of Washington and US 41.

 

* 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.
 

* United Way Day of Caring Sign Up Is Underway

Each year UE supports United Way by allowing employees to volunteer during business hours on the United Way Day of Caring. This year it is Friday, Sept. 9. UE employees who are interested in participating are asked to complete the volunteer form at this link. Employees DO need supervisor approval, but are not required to take leave time to participate. UE will volunteer again this year with Evansville ARC and ARC Industries on several projects. The projects are listed on the volunteer form. Please indicate your preference of projects and we will try to accommodate your choice. UE has been a proud leader in Day of Caring participation in past years. This year President Tom and Dr. Sharon Kazee will be joining our team and they encourage your participation. We would like to have many more volunteers to join us this year!

All Day of Caring workers are invited to an early morning breakfast at the Centre before starting work. Evansville ARC and United Way greatly appreciate your time, hard work, and willingness to serve our community.  Thank you!
Please fill out the volunteer form and return it to Brian Conner in Ridgway University Center, room 229, by Aug. 10 (if you want to be able to choose your T-shirt size) and no later than Aug. 29 (your choice of T-shirt size can not be guaranteed).

Dowload the form here, or if you have questions, pelase contact Brian at 1107 or bc32@evansville.edu.

 

Info You Should Know

* Fall 2011 Fitness Center Class Schedule

Session 1 begins Monday, Aug. 29, and Session 2 begins Wednesday, Oct. 12. No classes will be held during fall break (Oct. 10-11) or the week of Thanksgiving (Nov. 21-25). Fitness Center classes are free for all enrolled students, faculty, and staff. For more information, contact the Fitness Center at 488-2397.

Insanity: Monday-Friday 6:30-7:30 a.m. and 5-6 p.m.
Weight Training: Monday and Wednesday 9-10 a.m.
Total Fitness: Tuesday and Thursday 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Zumba: Monday and Wednesday 12-1 p.m.
Basic Cardio: Tuesday and Thursday 12-1 p.m.
Noon Time Basketball: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 12-1 p.m.
Hip Hop Abs: Tuesday and Thursday 1-2 p.m.
Pilates: Tuesday 4-5 p.m.
Step/Line Dancing: Wednesday 4-5 p.m.
Yoga: Tuesday and Thursday 5-6 p.m.
Brazilian Dance: Monday and Thursday 6-7 p.m.
Belly Dancing: Tuesday 6-7 p.m.
Turbo Kick: Wednesday 6-7 p.m.

 

* New Platform for Publicizing Student Success

The University of Evansville wants to make sure that you're recognized for your achievements. The University has started using a platform called readabout.me to publicize your accomplishments, like making the dean's list, studying at Harlaxton, or winning an award. This platform allows us to send news items about your achievements back to your hometown newspapers, and also publishes them on the Web.

Your online reputation is important – most employers Google an applicant's name during the hiring process for jobs and internships. By using readabout.me, UE will help you create a positive online profile.

When UE issues news stories about your accomplishments, you'll receive an e-mail with a link to view your story online. You can log in via Facebook to add your photo and share your achievement with friends and family.

If you have any questions about this platform, please contact UE's Office of University Relations at x2241. We look forward to celebrating your achievements with your local hometown media and online at readabout.me. Keep up the good work, and be on the lookout for e-mails about your accomplishments!
 

* Volunteers Needed for Angel Mounds Native American Days

Angel Mounds will be hosting its annual Native American Days on Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25. UE volunteers are needed to assist with event activities. There are various shifts available for volunteers over all 3 days. Please feel free to stop by the Office of Community Service Initiatives (previously Volunteer Services Office) or email cd141@evansville.edu for more information.

* 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        

* Important Information from Financial Aid and Student Accounts

Please view your Financial Aid for 2011-12 on WebAdvisor under the link “Financial Aid by Year.”  Your WebAdvisor record will indicate the status of each type of aid you have received and indicate if further action is required on your part to finalize the aid. Please return all required documents and/or take the necessary action steps indicated as soon as possible, so that your aid will be applied to your UE Student Account. Please contact the Office of Financial Aid at
(812) 488-2364 or come see us in Olmsted Hall, room 116 if you have questions about finalizing your financial aid.

When viewing your Student Account information on WebAdvisor, remember that the “View Bills” link is a snapshot of your account on the first of each month. To view your current account balance, which reflects activity between billing statements (such as payments you have made or new aid that has been deducted), you should view the link called “My Account Summary by Term.” Please contact the UE Office of Student Accounts at (812) 488-2565 or come see us in Olmsted Hall, room 105 if you have questions about your Student Account.

 

* 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.
 

* Student and Alumni Mentoring Program

Attention, juniors and seniors! Would you like a mentor who is interested in you and your career path?
• Someone to talk with about your field of study
• Someone who understands the challenges that you face
• Someone who can share their career path with you

If so, then make your connection with UE alumni and friends through the Student-Alumni Mentor Program. If you are interested, please visit: http://www.evansville.edu/mentoring/studentinfo.cfm
 

* 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

Treasures and Traditions

* Wallace Graves Hall

When the University of Evansville decided to expand its power plant, the campus building for the Nursing Department was demolished. As a result, a new health sciences building was erected between Hughes Hall and Harper Dining Center.
A large portion of the funds for the new Health Sciences building came from a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health Education and Welfare. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on this $2.6 million project on Nov. 3, 1972. William R. Needler, co-chairman of the UE Nursing Fund Drive, turned the first shovel of dirt. The doors of the Health Sciences Building were opened for the first week of the 1974-75 school year. In 1997, it was re-dedicated and renamed in honor of Wallace Graves, UE's sixth president.
 

Athletics

* Old And New To Meet In Men's Soccer Alumni Exhibition

This Friday, the University of Evansville men’s soccer team will get one last test before opening the 2011 regular season at the University of Kentucky Tournament on Sept. 2. The Purple Aces will welcome back former UE men’s soccer players for an Alumni exhibition match, starting at 5 p.m. on Black Beauty Field at Arad McCutchan Stadium.

The Aces come off Monday’s, 2-1, exhibition loss to Saint Louis University after topping the University of Illinois Springfield, 4-0, three days earlier.

Freshman Ryan Stallings and junior Jesse Sharpe have each tallied two goals in friendly play this season, while freshman Charlie Macias has netted one. Senior Tad Kreamalmeyer (2 assists) and freshman Drew Schall (1 assist) have also helped lead the attack.

In goal, freshman Eric Teppen and junior Robert Randant have both been able to get time in before the start of the regular season. Teppen owns a 1.69 goals against average with four saves in 106:23 minutes, while Randant has yet to let a ball past him with three saves in 73:37 minutes.

Following Friday’s Alumni match, the UE women’s soccer team hosts Central Michigan University at 7 p.m. in their 2011 home-opener.
 

* Women's Soccer To Take On CMU And Valpo This Weekend

The University of Evansville women’s soccer team looks to get its first win of the 2011 regular season when the Purple Aces host Central Michigan University in UE’s home-opener, Friday at 7 p.m. The Aces will then take to the road Sunday for a 1 p.m. match versus Valparaiso University.

SCOUTING THE CHIPPEWAS
Central Michigan comes into Friday’s contest off a 1-0 victory over Detroit last Friday. That win extended the Chippewas’ home win-streak to 26 matches. However, on the road, CMU is not quite as dominant, recording a 1-3-1 record in 2010 against non-conference opponents on the road. Last season, the Chippewas finished 16-5-1 overall and 10-1 in the Mid-American Conference. The defending MAC champions have been picked to finish second this season. CMU returns nine starters from that team and is led offensively by junior Laura Twidle, a two-time All-MAC selection and leading scorer with eight goals in 2010. Friday’s meeting marks the first between UE and CMU in program history.

SCOUTING THE CRUSADERS
Valparaiso enters the weekend with a 1-1 record after dropping a 1-0 decision to Morehead State at Brown Field last Friday. Valpo then scored three times in the first half on Sunday on the way to a 4-2 triumph over IPFW at Brown Field. The Crusaders were picked to finish seventh in the Horizon League this season according to the preseason poll. They finished tied for seventh in the regular season a year ago with a 5-8-5 overall record and a 1-5-2 mark in league play. Leading the attack, junior Luisa Desario has 10 career goals and six assists, and is just one goal shy of the top-10 all-time in a Crusader uniform. Evansville holds a 6-2-1 lead in the all-time series between the two squads, dating back to 1993.

LAST WEEK’S ACTION
The Aces come off an 0-1-1 opening week after a season-opening 2-2 tie to Indiana University and a 4-0 loss to Saint Louis University. Juniors Kasey Cartwright and Danielle Langness piloted the Aces with their second half goals, while sophomore transfer Tasha Prentice tallied an assist in UE’s comeback draw with IU. Against SLU, the Billikens set the offensive pace, as they outshot UE, 11-1.

SNEAKY GOAL
Junior Danielle Langness scored Evansville’s tying goal in Friday’s 2-2 draw with Indiana University. Langness made a heads-up attack on a cleared ball by an IU defender, and booted a perfectly arched shot over the head of the Hoosiers’ goalie into the back of the net. The score marked her second career goal.

A PROGRAM FIRST
Evansville’s 2-2 draw with Indiana University marked the first time in program history for the Aces to tie with IU. UE owns a 1-5-1 record against the Hoosiers, with the last win coming in 1994.

FIRST SCORE
UE’s first goal of the season was netted by junior Kasey Cartwright, marking her third career goal.

SAVED
Goalkeeper Chaviel Harrison played all 200:00 minutes in the net last week, making 12 saves. Harrison made 116 saves last season, setting the UE single-season record.

ACES PICKED SIXTH IN MVC
In the Missouri Valley Conference preseason poll, voted upon by the league’s head coaches, Evansville was picked to finish sixth in the conference. The Aces received 15 points in the poll. Defending champion, Creighton was chosen first with 45 points. Sophomore Breana Beine, the MVC Freshman of the Year and first team all-conference selection in 2010, was named to the 2011 MVC Preseason Team, while senior Sam Conrad was recognized as honorable mention in the poll.

Team                           Points
1. Creighton                 45
2. Illinois State             39
3. Missouri State         38
4. Indiana State           24
5. Drake                        21
6. Evansville                 15
7. UNI                            14

ACTIVE CAREER LEADERS
Breana Beine leads UE in scoring with 7 career goals and 2 assists, totaling 16 points, while Kristen Davis had recorded five career goals. Kaitlin Robinett (3g, 3a) and Kasey Cartwright (3g, 1a) each have tallied three goals.

COACH McKENDREE
The leader of the 2008 MVC Coaching Staff of the Year, Krista McKendree became the first coach in UE history to lead a team to an NCAA Division I Tournament in his or her rookie year. She was also part of the MVC Coaching Staff of the Year in 2006 as an assistant coach at UE. In her fourth season at the helm, McKendree owns a 24-31-4 career coaching record.
 

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