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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Info You Should Know

* 2017 spring semester Pcard cardholder training calendar

The 2017 spring Pcard cardholder training session calendar is now available on the AceLink Pcard website under Training Materials/Dates to Remember.

* December Pcard cycle

The December Pcard cycle which began November 22, ended December 21. December transactions may be reconciled in SDG2 until tomorow - January 4. On January 4, the general ledger Pcard file will be uploaded and cardholders will be locked out of (unable to assign account information or expense descriptions) posted transactions for the December Cycle. However, reports may be scheduled and run on active Pcards for the December cycle as of December 23 and beyond unless the Pcard is cancelled.

* UE Bookstore hours

The UE Bookstore will be open 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., from December 19-22. The bookstore will close on December 23 and not reopen again until January 3. Please plan your purchases accordingly.

* UPS drop boxes have arrived!

Two new UPS drop boxes have now been installed on the UE campus. Their locations are:

  • Outside of the library mailroom entrance door to the left of the service lane
  • Outside of the UE Bookstore delivery door to the left of the service lane.

General Information

  • UPS drop boxes allow you to drop off your shipment 24 hours a day, seven days a week at the nearest self-service UE campus location. (Note - dimension, high value, and hazardous material shipment restrictions apply.)
  • Overall dimensions of an outside UPS drop box is 55”H x 25”W x 22”D. The box that holds shipment ready parcels is 20” x 20” x 18”. 
  • The drop box scheduled pick up time is likely to be 6:00 p.m. and the pick-up time will be posted by UPS on the exterior of each drop box.
  • UE and UPS are not responsible for parcels left OUTSIDE of a drop box at any time.
  • UPS will attempt to contact senders directly, if parcels are placed in the drop box that are not shipment ready.
  • When opening the drop box to leave a parcel, senders (UE students, departments, or employees) will be able to tell if the UPS pickup has been made for the day by viewing the inside of the drop in door. A red inside door indicates that the pickup has taken place. A green inside door indicates that the pickup has NOT taken place
  • Senders are responsible for preparing their parcels for shipment including appropriately taping, addressing parcels, attaching shipping labels and/or documentation, as appropriate.
  • Pre-paid return labeled parcels too large for a campus drop box with no return date/time sensitivity may be taken to the UE Bookstore. The UE Bookstore does not have daily UPS pickup.
  • Senders who have pre-paid return labeled parcels too large for a campus drop box that are date/time sensitive may call UPS 1-800-PICK-UPS for a site pickup or take the parcel to an alternate local UPS drop-off site (Office Depot, The UPS Store, etc.) or directly to UPS.

For additional information, visit the Mail Services website on AceLink.

For questions, contact administrative services at 812-488-2940.

* United Parcel Service reminder

UE departments that wish to use UPS services are reminded to set up a UPS account for their department by calling the UPS Evansville Customer Center at 800-742-5877 for assistance.

Also, please destroy any old UPS forms that may be laying around your area or return them to mail services. Since UE mail services no longer processes UPS out bound parcels, the use of an old UPS form will likely result in a $25 UPS additional service fee to your department.

For questions, please contact Kim Winsett at kw83@evansville.edu or ext. 2940.

Athletics

* Ryan Taylor named MVC Newcomer of the Week

Redshirt sophomore Ryan Taylor has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week in an announcement by the league on Monday.

Over two games this week, Taylor averaged 23.5 points per game while shooting 53.3% from the field. Taylor opened the week with a career-high 38 points against Norfolk State. He hit 13 shots, six triples and posted four rebounds and four assists in the win while playing just under 40 minutes. He also knocked down six free throws.

He hit another triple and two more free throws on his way to a solid 9-point effort at Austin Peay as the Aces earned their first road win of the season.

Taylor and the Purple Aces wrap up non-conference play on Thursday against Mount St. Joseph at 7:00 p.m., inside the Ford Center.
 

* UE athletics announces staff promotions


University of Evansville director of athletics Mark Spencer has announced a pair of promotions within the Purple Aces athletics department.

Dustin Hall is now the assistant athletic director for marketing and external operations while Scott Peace is now the assistant athletic director for ticket operations.

“Dustin and Scott have done an excellent job for our department and are very deserving of these promotions,” Spencer said. “Both are integral parts of our administration and I am excited to work with them for the long term.”

Hall came to UE in 2012 as an assistant SID after graduating from Illinois State with his Master’s degree. In September of 2014, he assumed the position of director of marketing and event management and has been in that position since that time. Hall earned his bachelor’s degree from Indiana State in 2009.

Peace joined the Aces in July of 2014 as the director of ticketing services and athletic event operations. prior to his arrival in evansville, peace worked as an account Executive with IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions at the University of South Florida. He earned his bachelor’s in sports administration from the University of Louisville in 2013 and is working towards an M.S. in Public Service Administration at UE.

* Hair named preseason All-American by Collegiate Baseball

After a stellar debut season for the University of Evansville Baseball team last spring, Trey Hair’s senior season has drawn national interest as the second baseman was named to Collegiate Baseball’s Preseason All-America Third Team on Monday.

Hair ranked as one of the best power-hitting second-basemen in the country a season ago, finishing with 20 doubles and 10 home runs. A .340 hitter overall, he finished the season with 32 extra-base hits, which leads all five second basemen who earned preseason honors on Monday. The Firth, Nebraska, native also finished the year with team best totals in runs batted in (42) and runs scored (41).

“This is an honor that Trey has certainly earned,” UE head coach Wes Carroll said. “He had a great year and then followed it up with an outstanding summer. He’s going to be a big part of what we do both offensively and defensively, and we’ll look to him to lead us again this season.”

Hair was one of three MVC players named to the squad. Missouri State third baseman Jake Burger grabbed a spot on the second team, and Dallas Baptist reliever Seth Elledge joined Hair on the third team.

Following last season, Hair was named to the Missouri Valley Conference Second Team, and Monday actually marks the second time in his career that he’s taken home national honors. After hitting .495 as a senior for Norris High School, he was named a Louisville Slugger All-American.

The 2017 UE baseball season will begin in February.
 

* Aces fall 89-47 at No. 8 Louisville

The University of Evansville Women’s Basketball team saw its four-game win streak snapped on Sunday as the Purple Aces dropped an 89-47 decision to eighth-ranked Louisville at the KFC Yum! Center.

“We knew it was going to be a tough game,” UE interim head coach Matt Ruffing said. “I was hoping that we would be able to execute better. I know the windows and timing of everything narrows when you play a team like this. I just wanted to play our game, and at times, we weren’t able to do that. I’m hoping we can regroup the next couple of days and close out our nonconference schedule strong.”

UE, which was riding its longest winning streak in two years prior to the game, dropped to 4-6 on the year. Meanwhile, the Cardinals picked up their fifth straight win to move to 11-2 overall.

The Aces were led in the contest by Camary Williams, who ended with 10 points, eight rebounds and a pair of steals. Sara Dickey added eight points and four rebounds, and Ashley Hawkins led the team in boards with 10.

After a Williams three-point play five minutes into the game made it 7-7, the hosts responded with a 20-4 run to close out the first quarter and would never look back.

Kylee Shook led the Cardinals with 18 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks, and Asia Durr was second on the team with 15 points and four assists.

UE will return to action on Wednesday when the team closes out the non-conference slate with a showdown against Alabama A&M at the Ford Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

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