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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

What's Happening Today

* Tickets Still Available for Tonight's Game!

Plenty of tickets are still available.  They will be on sale through the UE ticket office at 488-ACES Tuesday until 5:00 p.m.  Tickets will then be available at the PAC starting at 6:00 p.m.  Gates open at 6:00 p.m. All seating is general admission, and all tickets are $15. Game time Tuesday is 7:05 p.m.

* Bible Study Tonight

Adventist Campus Ministries is having Bible study Tuesday night @ 7:00pm in SOBA rm. 153. The topic of study will be, "Why So Many Denominations?" In this lesson we will explore the reason why there are so many denominations throughout Christianity and discuss biblical principles and characteristics of God's true church.


Contact: Guy Goodness (gg57) Chris French (cf104) for more information

Upcoming Events

* Have Breakfast with the CEO

The Young Alumni Network presents the second annual Breakfast with the CEO Event

Featured CEO and Keynote Speaker:
Steve A. Church, President, Gibbs Die Casting
 
Thursday, April 7, 2011
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
 
Eykamp Hall, Ridgway University Center
Cost: $5 per person
Free for UE Students
 
This event is open to all UE alumni, students, faculty, staff and administrators. Please mark your calendars to attend. RSVP’s are requested and can be taken online at www.uealumnionline.com/breakfastwiththeceo.  For more information, please contact Monica Spencer at 812-488-4065 or ms323@evansville.edu.

* Free Obsolete Electronics Recycling Day

This spring, the very successful free paper recycling day will be augmented by a free obsolete electronics recycling day. This University supported event is scheduled on Friday, April 29. C&I Electronics will be on the Hale loop drive from 12 to 2 pm, and on the Lagoon from 2 to 4 p.m.  Students and employees (faculty, administrators, staff) can bring their personal, obsolete electronic equipment to be recycled at no cost. Accepted items include: CRT monitors, LCD displays, computers, printers, fax machines, laptops, cell phones, PDAs, cables, circuit boards, connectors, electrical equipment, audio video equipment, DVD players, stereos, radios, calculators, TVs, speakers, VCRs, and microwave ovens. Some items that C&I Electronics cannot accept are fluorescent light bulbs (including compact bulbs), lead acid batteries, loose batteries (except batteries within electronics), refrigerators, stoves, vacuum cleaners, dehumidifiers, and any other items C&I Electronics deems not acceptable. Please NO electronics owned by the University. Contact Lucas Brandt (lb96 or extension 2697) with questions.
 

* Retirement Reception for Christine McKeag

The Office of Academic Affairs cordially invites you to a retirement reception honoring Christine McKeag, Interim Dean, Schroeder Family School of Business Administration

Date:  TODAY!
Time:  3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Place: Dunigan Lounge, Schroeder Family School of Business Administration

We hope to see you there.

* BSU Presents Mark Rust in "Songs of the Civil Rights Movement"

Mark Rust, a multi-talented singer & musician from Woodstock NY, will present “Songs of the Civil Rights Movement” in the Ridgway University Center “Rademacher’s Lounge” on Tuesday, March 22nd, at 8pm. Mark starred in the Broadway Musical Hit Pump Boys & Dinettes, has appeared in People Magazine performing with Pete Seeger and Peter Paul & Mary, and has been a guest on the Phil Donahue Show. Mark has also been nominated for a Campus Entertainer of the Year Award by the National Association of Campus Activities (NACA).

The program is a moving celebration of the songs that provided encouragement and comfort to an entire movement during one of the most important periods of social & political change in America.
 

* I-House Northern Ireland on Wednesday Night

Come to I-House on Wednesday,  March 13th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Class of 1959 Gallery on the second floor of Ridgway University Center for a program on Northern Ireland presented by Chris Dougan! Attendance at I-House is worth .25 honors points.

* Minute to Win It

SAB will be hosting their very own version of “Minute to Win It” on March 19th in the Carson Center Large Gym 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Sign-ups for teams of two will be from March 14-16 from 11:00 – 1:00 and 5:00 – 6:00.  Any organization can submit only one team of two people for competition. Winners will receive a $25 gift card!

 

* Education Majors!

Come get ideas for your placements with a holiday twist. We’ll have various content levels and grade levels   on March 15th in Graves Rm. 334 at 6:00 pm.

* Final Speaker Series Lunch for Academic Year

The final Speaker Series luncheon for this academic year isThursday, March 17 at noon in Eykamp 253, Ridgway University Center.  This is open to the campus community.  The speaker - Ron Hagy, SVP of Talent Acquisitions with Old National Bancorp - will share his expertise on the topic: Is There An Appropriate Way to Ask About Salary Information, AND Do You Have Any Negotiating Power?  The Speaker Series Luncheon is an integral piece of the Student-Alumni Mentoring Program, an annual program matching current students with UE alumni and friends. For more information or to sign up for the mentoring program starting again in the fall, contact Linda Wulf, Career Services, lw8@evansville.edu .If you are interested in a boxed lunch for this event, please RSVP to da34@evansville.edu by Monday at 3 p.m. 
 

* St. Patrick's Day Lecture: Interpreting Ireland's "Earthquake" Election

Knowledge is Power is hosting a St. Patrick's Day lecture on Thursday, March 17, in Room 272, Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Buildng, from 12:20-1 p.m. Professor of history Daniel Gahan will be speaking on the current political and economic situation in Ireland. If you have an interest in history, Ireland or just learning new things, please attend! Questions? Contact kb151, ss412 or ct86.

* Neu Chapel Organ @ Noon

Neu Chapel Organ @ Noon, the third in a series of informal organ concerts by Dr. Douglas Reed, University Organist, will take place Thursday, March 17, in Neu Chapel from 12:20-1 p.m. The series is sponsored by the Neu Chapel Society, the Office of Religious Life, and the Department of Music. The concert’s theme is “Happy Birthday J.S. Bach!” Dr. Reed will discuss and perform music by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) the most famous composer of organ music in history. The Neu Chapel Society will provide light refreshments in the Chapel narthex following the concert. All are welcome! The final concert in the series is slated for Thursday, April 21, and will feature Music for Holy Week.

 

Info You Should Know

* Tonight's Game Will be Live on AcesTV

Tonight's CBI tournament game between the University of Evansville and Hofstra will be streamed live online through AcesTV. To sign up:

--Go to www.gopurpleaces.com/showcase

--Click on the orange "Sign In/Register" button in the upper right corner of the site

--If you are a new user, click on "Sign Up for a new All Access subscription"

--From there, fill out name and password information, then select the subscription you want to purchase.  Single-game  (pay-per-view) subscriptions are available for $6.95, while a monthly subscription is also available for $12.95 (in case there are baseball and softball fans who want access to those games as well)

Game coverage will begin at 6:50 pm.  It will include WUEV's game audio, with Lance Wilkerson and Scott Shreffler on the call.

* Tickets for Mini Golf Classic on Sale

The women of Chi Omega will be hosting their annual fundraiser benefiting Albion Fellows Bacon Center, an organization devoted to preventing domestic violence and sexual assault. The event consists of miniature golf and will be held on April 2. It costs $10 to play. Sign up as an individual or in teams of four! People can sign up this week in Ridgway during lunch and dinner hours. Join us for fun and support a great cause!

* Volunteers Needed!

Holiday Retirement Village is looking for volunteers to help them set up their St. Patrick's Day event on March 17 and 18.If you are interested please contact Volunteer Services Office at vso@evansville.edu.
 

* Help Win the War on Hunger

Help the University of Evansville buy a skid of food to help feed area families!
 
Please donate in one of the following ways:
 
1) Make a monetary pledge at this site:  http://www.surveymonkey/s/HungerPledge2011
(The first 50 pledging over $3.00 will receive a coupon for a free medium coffee drink at Jazzman’s)

2) Purchase discounted $5 meal cards for breakfast, lunch or dinner in Café Court.  
Discounted Meal Cards will be available on Wednesday, March 16 and Friday, March 18 in Café Court in Ridgway University Center.  

Ticket sales are coordinated by the Office Staff Association.  The entire purchase price will be donated to the War on Hunger.

3) Purchase designated non-perishable food with cash or Flex to be donated directly to the War on Hunger.

Watch for these food items available at Café Court starting Wednesday!

This Drive ends at Noon on March 22. All donations go directly to the Evansville Salvation Army Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen.

 

* Time for Employee Excellence Award Nominations

The University of Evansville, in pursuit of excellence in service, wishes to recognize monthly a non-faculty employee displaying records of achievement as a leader.  Leadership may be demonstrated in any of the following categories: Service to the University community; service to students; and/or job performance and attitude towards fellow employees. One award will be presented each month.  To be eligible, an employee must be a full-time member of administration or staff. Nominations for the April 2011 Employee Excellence Award are due no later than Monday, March 21. To nominate someone, or to find out more information about the Employee Excellence Awards, go to http://acelink.evansville.edu/Tools/EmployeeAward/

 

* Need More than a Job this Summer?

Are you looking for more out of summer than just a boring job?  How about an experience?  Join the Residence Life Summer Staff!  Come to the info session on Tuesday, March 15 in Eykamp 253, Ridgway University Center, at 9:15 p.m. Residence Life is looking for enthusiastic, hardworking, and reliable students to work with its Summer Conference programs.  Think you have what it takes to work with summer residents and provide customer service to a variety of age groups during conferences?
 

Athletics

* Aces to Host Hofstra Tonight in CBI Tournament

The 15-15 Aces will host 21-11 Hofstra University tonight at 7:05 CDT at the Physical Activities Center (PAC) on the University of Southern Indiana campus in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Zebra Pen.  Seating will be general admission Tuesday, and all tickets are $15.  The first 100 students to come by the Carson Center ticket office will receive free admission. Faculty/Staff wishing to attend this game must purchase tickets.  Tickets are on sale now at the Carson Center ticket office, or by calling (812) 488-ACES.

* Wood Shoots 76 to Lead Aces Golf

 University of Evansville senior Maggie Wood shot 4-over-par 76 Monday, good for ninth place in a field of 46 golfers in the first round of the Samford University Women's Intercollegiate at Limestone Springs Golf Club.  Monday's second round was suspended late in the day due to lightning and heavy rain.  The second round will be completed early Tuesday, followed by the final round.

Lauren Ellerman also broke 80 for the Aces, shooting 79 for 21st place.  Evansville is sixth in the field of eight teams with a score of 326.  Troy University shot 300 to take the first round lead, and Nina Offenberg of South Alabama is the leader in the clubhouse after shooting 4-under-par 68.

* Softball Workers Needed

The Athletic Department is in need of workers for the softball game this Wednesday, March 16th.  We are looking for individuals interested in working the ticket booths starting at 12:45pm until 2:00pm and then 2:00pm until 4:30pm.  Also, looking for someone with a knowledge of softball or baseball interested in operating the scoreboard starting 1:30pm until the end of the games.  All positions are compensated with payment and if you are interested in working please contact Whitney Bertram at wb54@evansville.edu or call 488-2283.

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