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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Upcoming Events

* Uniting Methodists Event in Neu Chapel

UE faculty, staff and students are invited to the Room For All Rally in Neu Chapel, Sunday, May 19 from 3-5 PM.

Neu Chapel will be one of the three sites in Indiana joining in this rally led by Uniting Methodists of Indiana designed to encourage and educate United Methodists concerned about the recent discriminatory decisions of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Submitted by Keith Turner

* Reception for LaNeeca Williams, Chief Diversity Officer

Reception for LaNeeca Williams, Chief Diversity Officer
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 2-3:30 PM
Diversity Resource Center—“Diversity House”
436 Weinbach Avenue

Please join President Pietruszkiewicz, colleagues, and friends to celebrate LaNeeça Williams and recognize her contributions as chief diversity officer at the University of Evansville. LaNeeca has been a catalyst for change at UE and a leader who challenged all to move beyond tolerance to an understanding of our global humanity and respect for all facets of diversity. On July 1, LaNeeça will begin an appointment as chief diversity officer and Title IX coordinator at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee.

* On Campus Health Screenings 2019-2020

Sign up for your 2019-2020 Health Screening!! Sign-up's for this event are posted on AceLink. Screenings will be held in Eykamp Room 252 on June 10th-13th from 7:00-11:00 AM each day. An 8-12 hour fast is required to complete your screening. Black coffee and water are permitted during the fasting period. Please take maintenance medication as prescribed. Earn HRA credits and avoid higher medical insurance premiums.

Submitted by Ashley Chipps


Info You Should Know

* New Email Signature Available

An email signature image with the new UE logo is available in the Marketing and Communcations area of AceLink.

There will be other options available as they are designed.


* Summer publication schedule for AceNotes

As there are fewer submissions to AceNotes during the summer, AceNotes will only be published on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting this week. AceNotes Extras will still be published whenever needed. The regular AceNotes publication schedule of every Monday through Friday will resume on Monday, August 5.

* Student Fitness Center Summer Hours

Fitness Center Summer Hours:
Monday- Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Submitted by Lori Adams

* Employee Health Clinic Summer Hours

Employee Health clinic will remain open during the summer semester and will operate on normal employee clinic hours. Please visit or call 888-492-8722 to schedule an appointment.

Monday: 8-11am and 3-6pm
Tuesday: 7-11am
Wednesday: 2-6pm
Thursday: 7-11am
Friday: CLOSED

Reminder! XTRA CARE 4U located at 8601 N. Kentucky Ave is available on Fridays 7-11am (acute care visits only)- no appointment necessary!

Submitted by Tara Ulrich

* Student Health Center Starts Reduced Summer Semester Hours Monday, May 13th

The Student Health Center will operate on reduced summer hours starting Monday, May 13. Summer hours of operation will be Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. - noon with nurse-only visits.

Submitted by Tara Ulrich

* Summer Jobs for Students

There are available jobs through UE work-study offered by the Office of Student Financial Services. Students may work multiple positions in summer and potentially up to 37 hours per week. The Student Employment Application may be obtained on WebAdvisor through the Student tab, under the “Student Employment” section. A listing of all available positions (Student Employment Positions Listing All Positions/All Departments) may also be found there. Applications should be directed to the department for which the student is applying. Questions regarding eligibility should be directed to Sean Riley at

Submitted by Sean Riley



* Commencement Awards

Congratluations to this year's winners of the Mabel Dillingham Nenneker and Guthrie May Outstanding Senior Award, the Alumni Association's Outstanding Teacher Award, and the Eykamp Prize:

2019 Mabel Dillingham Nenneker and Guthrie May Outstanding Senior Award: Chace Avery

UE Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher Award: Professor Atefeh Yazdanparast

Eykamp Prize: Professor Kristy Miller

Read more about the award winners on the website.



* Aces Wrap Up Regular Season at Illinois State

With a chance to avoid the single elimination opening round of the upcoming Missouri Valley Conference baseball championships, the University of Evansville baseball team makes the trip to Normal, Illinois this week for a three game series against first place Illinois State.

Weekend Schedule
Thursday - UE at ISU- 5 p.m. - The Valley on ESPN - Listen Live - Live Stats
Fridday - UE at ISU - 5 p.m. - The Valley on ESPN - Listen Live - Live Stats
Sunday - UE at ISU - 1 p.m. -  The Valley on ESPN - Listen Live -  Live Stats

SETTING THE SCENE:  • The Aces (23-25, 8-7) are coming off a successful final home weekend. One which saw them take 2-of-3 from longtime conference rival Missouri State. It was their ninth winning weekend of the 2019 campaign. Last year, Evansville only won one series all season, an early three game sweep of Western Illinois.

The Aces’ closed out their non-conference schedule on the road at Belmont, falling to the Bruins 6-4 in Nashville.

THE OPPOSITION:  • After dropping five of six contests, the Redbirds (30-21, 12-6) bounced back to take two of three this past weekend from Missouri Valley Conference in-state rival Bradley in Peoria. ISU outscored the Braves 15-1 in the first two games of the series, both victories. Bradley took the final game of the series, 7-2.

Illinois State’s non-conference finale against SIU-Edwardsville was canceled due to poor field conditions in Edwardsville.

THE STARTING ROTATION:  •  The Aces will open the weekend with junior right-hander Adam Lukas (5-4, 4.96 ERA) to face the Bears. Lukas sat for the first time all season this past weekend against Missouri State. Last time out, the highly-touted Grafton, Wisconsin native tossed his shortest outing of the season, going just 2.1 innings against Southern Illinois, allowing six runs on five hits, while striking out three, in taking the loss in Evansville’s 8-2 set back. Illinois State will counter with LHP Brent Headrick (6-3, 4.11 ERA).

On Friday, the Aces will send out senior right-hander Justin Hayden (2-2, 4.47 ERA) for his eighth start of the season. Last time out, Hayden went 5.2 innings, giving up four runs runs on five hits, while striking out five, but got a no-decision as UE blew a four run lead and fell 10-9 defeat to Missouri State. The Redbirds will counter with LHP Matt Walker (3-7, 5.27 ERA).

On Saturday, Evansville will close out the series with senior left-hander Alex Weigand (2-5, 5.01 ERA) on the bump. The sometimes starter-sometimes reliever got the start against Missouri State last Sunday, going five innings, allowing just two runs, while scattering six hits and striking out five, but got a no-decision in the Aces 4-3 come-from behind series-sealing victory over the Bears. Illinois State will counter with RHP Brett Wicklund (4-3, 4.19 ERA).

ALL-TIME SERIES:  • The Aces and Redbirds have met 116 times through the years, with Illinois State holding the series edge 63-52-1, dating back to 1948. The last time the two crossed paths on the diamond, Illinois State took 2-of-3 from UE in the regular series finale at Braun Stadium last season.


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