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Thursday, January 31, 2019

* 2018 W-2s processed

W-2 forms have been processed for all employees and student workers. Employees and student workers who did not provide their consent to electronic W-2’s should receive their W-2 in the mail Saturday or Monday. If you have already provided consent to electronic W-2’s, you can view/print your W-2 now. Simply log onto Self-Service (https://selfservice.evansville.edu), locate the item titled “Tax Information” either on the main page, or in the left-hand menu under “Financial Information”. Click the option “W-2 Information” and then click on 2018 W-2 Statement.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Gloria Spencer at ext. 2159 or gs55@evansville.edu.

* Road Trip hosts needed

The Office of Admission needs current UE students who live in the residence halls to host prospective high school seniors for Road Trip on February 15-17. If you are available, you can apply to host through Acelink, by emailing Ashley Ross (aj53@evansville.edu) or Jordan Hall (jh590@evansville.edu), or stopping by the Office of Admission, located in Room 104, Olmsted Administration Hall. The deadline to sign up has been extended to February 6.

Submitted by Ashley Ross aj53@evansville.edu

Upcoming Events

* IU School of Optometry Visiting Campus

Interested in learning about various jobs in health care? Are you desiring a career that has flexibility to preserve a healthy work-life balance? Optometry may be an excellent choice! Please come to a short presentation by IU School of Optometry this Friday, February 1 at 1PM in SOBA 250 to hear more. 

* UE's Clay Club and Art Department to present artist and ceramist Gail Russell

The University of Evansville Clay Club and Department of Art will welcome artist and ceramist Gail Russell to the University from February 5-6. Russell will give demonstrations of throwing on a potter’s wheel on Tuesday, February 5, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., and Wednesday, February 6, from 2:00-5:00 p.m. in the UE Ceramics Studio. She will also present a lecture on Tuesday, February 5, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Room 255, Ridgway University Center. All of these events are free and open to the public.

Russell earned her MFA from the University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, and her BFA from UE. She has been owner, operator, and full-time artist potter at Peachblow Pottery in Lewis Center, Ohio, since 1986.

Russell has participated in approximately 125 exhibitions, taught numerous workshops, and executed many commissions. She has appeared in several books, including Introduction to Ceramics by Graham Flight, The Ceramic Surface by Mathias Osterman, and Contemporary Studio Porcelain by Peter Lane. Russell was honored to be one of the workshop presenters for the inaugural Zanesville Prize Conference in October 2014.  The highlight of this event is an international exhibition of contemporary ceramic art, with a top prize of $20,000. 

For more information, contact the UE Department of Art at 812-488-2043 or email art@evansville.edu.

* JAMPON 2019: A Jam for Pads and Tampons

Join us for the second annual JAMPON on February 2, in Eykamp Hall in Ridgway University Center for a jam with music, art, baked goods, and more! One hundred percent of the monetary and product donations will go the YWCA of Evansville! For admission, please bring an unopened box of tampons, pads, or liners (or a $10 admission donation, venmo will be accepted). Help us donate and shatter the stigma around sanitary products for every kind of woman+. Last year, we collected 207 boxes of tampons, pads, and liners, as well as $646, and we want you to help us raise even more this year!

Submitted by Gregory Rike gr15@evansville.edu

* Christine Barnhart to talk about logistics and supply chain management

Guest speaker Christine Barnhart will be discussing “Logistics and Supply Chain Management” on Thursday, January 31 in Room 273 in the Schroeder School of Business Building. Come learn about supply chain from a real professional!

Submitted by Quincy Stone qs13@evansville.edu
 

* Columbia Fleece Sale at UE Bookstore

The UE Bookstore is offering 25% OFF the original price of ALL Columbia Sportswear this week - January 28 through February 2. Come in and enjoy the savings just in time for the cold weather. We have both men's and women's garments available.

Submitted by Doug Gustwiller dg57@evansville.edu

* Thursday Rosary group

Come pray the rosary on Thursday at 12:15 p.m. in Room 209 in the library! This rosary group should last about 20 minutes - it's a great way to get a little prayer in your day! All are welcome.

Submitted by Sam Wallisch sw265@evansville.edu

* Don't miss Collegiate Career Expo!

Register soon for Collegiate Career Expo! This event will provide you with access to over 100 top companies from Indiana and beyond.

Collegiate Career Expo
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Eastern)
Thursday, February 21
Indianapolis Westin

Internship and co-op positions will also be available, so students in all class years are encouraged to attend this event. Don't miss your chance to find a great internship or professional position!

Fair registration is required through Handshake. Click Jobs Tab -> Enter #2217611 in the search bar (this is the posting number). Students must register by Monday, February 11.

The University of Evansville will provide transportation. There is a $10 deposit required that will be refundable upon attendance. Reserve your seat now at: www.evansville.edu/careercenter/students/busReservationForm.cfm.

View registered employers at https://app.careerfairplus.com/cccc_in/fair/1992/employer/178184 or download the Career Fair Plus app today.

Submitted by Alison Morris-McDonald am268@evansville.edu

* Sunday Mass in Neu Chapel

There will be a Catholic Mass celebrated this Sunday at 1:00 pm in Neu Chapel on campus. Father Alex will be the celebrant. All are welcome!

Submitted by Sam Wallisch sw265@evansville.edu

* Free Coffee & Careers event today

Come for free coffee and an informal career chat with alumni and friends of the University today - Thursday, January 31 - from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Phillips Study Alcove (across from WUEV) in Ridgway University Center. Learn about their journey to their current job and the skills needed for career success. This month's focus is on non-technical careers in technology.

Submitted by Alison Morris-McDonald am268@evansville.edu

Changemaker Corner

* Media Coverage: Community Changemaker Challenge Press Conference

Several local media outlets covered the recent Community Changemaker Challenge press conference at the University of Evansville.

Eyewitness News ran a version of this story during the 5:00 and 9:00 p.m. newscasts: www.tristatehomepage.com/news/local-news/ideas-sought-for-community-changemaker-challenge/1724252837

14 WFIE aired a version of this story during its 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. newscasts: mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=5ba0f543-dd94-43e4-8171-b5674fdc3b19

44 News ran a version of this story during the 12:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m., and 6:00 a.m. newscasts: mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=9a69df96-d35e-4bf1-a27e-88e1708001a6

WIKY News posted an article about the event. You can read it on the WIKY website here: https://wiky.com/news/articles/2019/jan/24/ue-launches-community-changemaker-challenge/

You can also read an article about the event on the UE Website.

Info You Should Know

* Off-Campus Work Studies Needed

Are you eligible for Federal Works Study? Are you interested in helping your community? There are work study positions available to work with local nonprofit organizations in after school programs and office assistance. If you are interested in this rewarding work study opportunity, contact Geoff Edwards in the Center for Student Engagement at ge21@evansville.edu or by calling 812-488-1102 IMMEDIATELY!

* Free HIV testing at Student Health Clinic

Free HIV testing at Student Health Center hosted by Matthew 25 on February 5, from 9:00-11:00 a.m. No appointment necessary!

Submitted by Tara Ulrich tu19@evansville.edu

* Dollars for Disney T-shirt sale from Kappa Kappa Iota

Kappa Kappa Iota, the University of Evansville's Education honors society, is selling T-shirts to raise money. The profits from these shirts are going to be used to help send a child to Disney World through the Cops Connecting with Kids program and Glenwood Leadership Academy.

T-shirts are $10 and the last day to pre-order a shirt is February 7.

Payments may be made by cash, check, or Venmo to @KappaKappa-Iota. We will also have a table from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on February 15 and 16, in Ridgway University Center where donations and limited T-shirts will be sold! Order shirts from any Kappa Kappa Iota member or on this google doc: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1uVWPC6O-GicR6wyV-vsZ3v_82BCKTDO5U5NjGrvwzkQ/edit?usp=sharing.

Submitted by Heather Dougan hj40@evansville.edu

* College Mentors for Kids applications

If you are looking for a good way to interact and help your community, apply to be a mentor for a student that is in need. We are looking for well-rounded individuals that love to give back and help make a difference in someone's life. If you have any questions, contact Joe Cook at jc491@evansville.edu. You can apply at https://members.collegementors.org/application.

Submitted by Madi Elpers me124@evansville.edu

* Fitness Center locker renewal time

It is time to renew lockers for those who have one in the Fitness Center. The cost for a semester is $5. If you do not plan on keeping your locker, please let us know.

Submitted by Lori Adams la87@evansville.edu

* HeinOnline academic trial

UELibrary is offering a 5-month trial to HeinOnline Academic. The trial includes access to more than 20 databases on subjects such as: criminal justice, immigration, religion, women’s studies, African studies, and international relations. Content also includes U.S. treaties, constitutions, U.S. Supreme Court Cases, and more. Access the trial at https://heinonline.org/HOL/Welcome The trial will run until June 7. Questions and feedback can be directed to Danielle at dw56@evansville.edu

Submitted by Danielle Williams dw56@evansville.edu 

* Supplemental instruction (SI) schedule for Spring 2019 posted

A list of supplemental instruction (SI) sessions is available on Acelink/Areas/Academic Advising. As new SI sessions are added or adjustments are made throughout the semester, the schedule will be updated. For questions, please call Cherie Leonhardt in academic advising at ext. 2141 or e-mail CL29@evansville.edu.

Submitted by Cherie Leonhardt CL29@evansville.edu

* Apply to be an RA!

It is with great excitement that the Office of Residence Life announces that its RA application for Fall 2019 is now available on UEngage!

The Resident Assistant position provides opportunities for growth and leadership for both the Resident Assistants and the students on their floors.

Serving in the residence halls or campus “villages,” the Resident Assistant is a full-time undergraduate student whose responsibility it is to serve as a student advisor to 15–60 undergraduate students, depending on their placement. The RA is a para-professional staff member of the Residence Life Office and the Division of Student Affairs. In this capacity, the overall responsibility is to provide leadership, assistance, and support to the students living in their area. Each Resident Assistant serves in diverse roles with many different responsibilities. Working in cooperation with the professional staff, the Resident Assistant strives to facilitate and maximize the residential experience.

If you are interested in speaking with a current RA about his or her position, please join us for our Open House on January 28 from 9-9:30 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center.

You can access the online application by logging on UEngage and finding it under "Forms" or following this link: https://uengage.evansville.edu/submitter/form/start/225623.

Applications are due by February 10 at 11:59 p.m. Interviews will be scheduled on an individual basis on February 21 and 22.

If you have any questions, please contact Megan King at mk225@evansville.edu or Karyssa Vasquez at kv54@evansville.edu.

Submitted by Megan King mk225@evansville.edu

In The News

* President Pietruszkiewicz Talks UE with Brad Byrd on Eyewitness InDepth

President Pietruszkiewicz visited the Eyewitness News studio on Tuesday evening to share his experiences so far as the 24th president of the University of Evansville and his vision for the institution's future. 

Watch the interview online here.

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