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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Upcoming Events

* 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

* Indiana Student Education Association's Transition Meeting

UE School of Education students, Megan Hawkins and Jessica Ybarra attended the Indiana Student Education Association’s Transition Meeting on June 8-9.  Serving as the Region 4 Representative and Vice President respectively, Megan and Jessi look forward to a productive year of advocating for the teaching profession and supporting the growth and success of undergraduate and graduate students across the state.

Megan Hawkins and Jessica Ybarra with group

Jess is 2nd from the right and Megan is 4th from the right.

Submitted by Karen Martin

* Jezreel Expedition Study Season Updates

UE's Jezreel Expedition in Israel has wrapped up its 2019 study season. Six years of excavation (2013-2018) produced some ten tons of ground stone artifacts, flint artifacts, pottery, animal bones, and much more, and Jezreel students and staff members convened at Kibbutz Yizra'el on May 16th to continue analyzing this material for publication. Archaeology majors Maddi Steinsultz and Autumn Koehling spent three weeks sorting, washing, and labeling artifacts and providing invaluable assistance to Jezreel co-directors Jennie Ebeling (UE) and Norma Franklin (University of Haifa), field director Ian Cipin (University of Haifa), and registrar Ann Stehney (Lafayette College) at Kibbutz Yizra'el, adjacent to the site. Although we missed all of our colleagues and friends who have participated in fieldwork in the past, we are very pleased with the progress we made toward the publication of our project this season.

Submitted by Jennie Ebeling

* Distribution Services/Copy Services Phase II Announcement

Phase II has begun, and the two production copiers have been relocated to two campus locations and are being set up for departmental staff access. Please review the following information which includes Phased Copier Transitions/Changes Progress, Copy Options (reminder) , Copy Rates, Training for Production Copiers, and Copy Guidelines (Revised).

Phased Copier Transitions/Changes

Phase I:  Closure of Copy Services Effective June 1, 2019. (Completed) 
Following the closure of CS, anyone with copy requests, will be responsible for handling their copy requirements and arrangements themselves (see Copy Options below).

Phase II: Relocation of (2) Production Copiers (In progress) 
CS equipment preparation/removal/relocation began on Friday afternoon, May 31. This transition is expected to take a few days to complete. The Koch 2nd floor satellite copier will be taken off-line upon the installation of the Color Production Copier (C70). 

CS Production Copiers Campus Relocation Site
Large Black/White Copier (D125) OH 2nd Floor (Rm 231)
Color Copier (C70) KC 2nd Floor

Phase III: Reduction of Satellite Copier Fleet

Phase III will include the reduction of the satellite copier fleet in July at the conclusion of current leases. The following satellite copiers will be reduced/removed with suggested alternate satellite copier locations as indicated below:

Satellite Copier Reduction Alternative/Replacement Copier Locations
Olmsted 1st Floor, Admission OH231 (Production Black/White)
Olmsted 2nd Floor OH231 (Production Black/White)
Olmsted 3rd Floor OH231 (Production Black/White)
Koch 2nd Floor Hallway  KC 2nd Floor hallway (Production Color) 
Koch 3rd Floor Hallway  KC 2nd Floor hallway (Production Color) 
Igleheart Basement  Igleheart (previously relocated from 2004 Lincoln)

Copy Rates
White copy paper (8.5” x 11”, #24), will continue to be included in the cost per copy.

Copy Rate Cost Per Impression
Black/White Copy $0.08
Color Copy $0.20

• Black/White copy rates remain the same as FY18-19 rates and includes 8.5” x 11” white copy paper and staples.
• Color copy will be available upon the installation of the Koch production copier located on the 2nd floor.
• Copy rates are subject to change, as applicable.

Training for Production Copiers
Following production copier relocations, copier training will be scheduled for those interested in learning more about using the production equipment.  Watch for training announcements via AceNotes and the Copy Services website on AceLink. Those interested in training may email

Copy Options (REMINDER!) 
In lieu of the traditional Copy Services Request, individuals can now use their authorized access copy code on any campus copier.

Option 1:  Utilize a Satellite Copier
While a reduction in the number of satellite copiers is occurring, satellite and production copiers are available in the following locations on campus:

Satellite Copier Locations (8):

  1. Carson Center
  2. Hyde Hall, 2nd Floor
  3. Ridgway Center, 2nd Floor
  4. Fine Arts
  5. Koch Center, 2nd Floor
  6. SOBA, 1st Floor
  7. Graves Hall, 2nd Floor
  8. Olmsted Hall, OH231

Anyone with an authorized access copy code may utilize these machines.

Option 2:  Utilize a Relocated Production Copier
Relocated Production copiers and equipment will be available using access codes to meet a variety of copy needs beyond routine copy job requirements (large and small quantities, manuals, posters, binding, etc.). 

Additional equipment includes a shrink wrapper, cutter, document shaker, and spiral binder that will also be in OH 231 with the black/white production copier.

Option 3: Utilize a Local Vendor
Local vendors such as Office Depot Print/Copy Shop may be used for copy jobs that do not require Office of Content Design or Marketing approval. For example, large student project posters.

Note: The Office of Marketing & Communications will continue to manage collateral material utilizing UE logos and brand marks. They will also continue to manage the printing of brochures, flyers, programs, certificates, invitations, business cards, and stationery. Please complete the required marketing request and UE Requisition for Purchase order as usual for these jobs.

Copy Guidelines – (Effective June 1, 2019) REVISED 6/10/19
1. All copiers including the relocated production copiers will continue to operate using copy access codes.

2. Copy Service Request Forms and the “\\uefile\uecommon\copy services drop folder” (unsecure) or “\\uefile\uecommon\CS1” (secure) sites will be no longer be used or necessary.

3. Departments will have access to remaining CS production supplies (combs, colored paper, staples, etc.) while remaining CS supplies last at no cost.  Remaining CS supplies will be in OH 231.The shrink wrapper will be in the UE Bookstore. for access, contact the UE Bookstore

4. Once the remaining CS supplies are gone, Departments are responsible for purchasing and maintaining their departmental copy supplies, such as copy paper, spiral combs, etc. needed to complete a copy job.

Copy Supplies UE Purchase Method Available for Copy Supplies
White paper In-House Office Supply form (See Central Receiving website)
Color paper Office Depot, Midland Paper (Pcard purchase)
Cardstock Office Depot, Midland Paper (Pcard purchase)
Spiral Combs Office Depot (Pcard purchase)
UE Invitations Contact Office of Content Design (Marketing Request)
UE Certificates Contact Office of Content Design (Marketing Request)
UE Letterhead UE Requisition for Purchase Order & Marketing Request
UE Envelopes UE Requisition for Purchase Order & Marketing Request
Pcard Envelopes In-House Office Supply form (See Central Receiving website)

Note: Toner and staples are provided and available upon request via the copier liaison in your building.

5. White copy paper 8.5” x 11” will be provided and is included in the cost per copy as of June.  Departments will purchase and maintain all paper supplies as indicated in number 4 above.

6. The Office of Marketing & Communications will continue to monitor the use of the UE Brand and Logo. (No Change) Brand Guidelines may be viewed online.

7. The Library will continue to review documents and assist with proper copyright use. (No Change)

8. The Office of Content Design will handle requests for UE certificates and invitations, as indicated in number 4 above. (No Change)

Additional information regarding this transition will be forthcoming and communicated in AceNotes and available on the Copy Services website until a new site entitled “Copiers” is available. 


Submitted by Kim Winsett.

* Front Oval Limited Parking

Annual blowing of mulch into large campus beds will take place on Thursday and Friday, June 13-14. Areas to be blown are Olmsted Hall and the Sesquicentennial Oval. Some parking may be restricted during this process.

Submitted by Jayne Schnacke



* Jerry Perry Retires

We would like to wish Jerry Perry a WFF employee the best on his retirement. Jerry has been with WFF, the housekeeping department here at the University, for 25 years. We truly appreciate your dedication to WFF and the University during all those years. Here’s hoping for the best for Jerry and lots of fishing days ahead. Enjoy that retirement.

Submitted by Kevin Smith

* St. Vincent and UE Neurologic Residency Receives Candidacy Status

UE Department of Physical Therapy is pleased to announce the St. Vincent Evansville & University of Evansville Neurologic Residency program has been granted candidacy status by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Accreditation. This achievement indicates that the program is making excellent progress toward final accreditation in October 2020. The program is pleased to welcome the first resident in August 2019 and anticipates continued growth and professional development in the field of neurologic physical therapy, ultimately enhancing the mind, body and spirit of individuals served in the Tri-State community.

Submitted by Jennifer Simon

* Jessica Zhang receives Scripps Howard Foundation Grant in Media Advertising

Jessica Zhang, Associate Professor of Communication, has received a Scripps Howard Foundation Grant through the Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Part of this grant will fund a visit to UE by a Visiting Professor who will work with students in developing their skills and knowledge in advertising through digital and social media.

Submitted by Mark Shifflet


Thank You

* With Gratitude from the Family of Kelsey Hipp and UE Physician Assistant

The Family of Kelsey Hipp and the UE Physician Assistant Program Faculty, Students and Staff would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to our UE Family. The kindness and personal messages you have extended to us during the loss of our beloved Kelsey is immeasurable. We would especially like to thank Counseling Services and Keith Turner for their tremendous support, the Facilities Department for the planting of Kelsey’s tree on the oval and assisting us in flying her flag, Publications for Kelsey’s beautiful memorial posters and our CEHS Dean Mary Kessler and President Pietruszkiewicz for their unwavering presence. We would also like to recognize Azzip Pizza for their generous donation at Kelsey’s Hooding Dinner. Thank you all deeply for your continued thoughts and prayers.


Submitted by Billie Chandler



* Aces volleyball announces 2019 schedule

University of Evansville volleyball coach Fernando Morales has announced the Purple Aces 2019 schedule.

Highlighting the slate is a trip to the Puerto Rico Clásico where the Aces open the season on August 30 and 31 against Providence and East Carolina.  It will be held in Bayamoun, Puerto Rico, which is just outside of San Juan.

"Giving our girls from Puerto Rico the opportunity to play in front of their family and friends will be a great booster to start our season,” Morales said.

Following the season-opening trip, the Aces stay close to home for the next three weeks of non-conference play.  On September 6 and 7, UE heads to the Redhawks Invitational, hosted by Southeast Missouri State.  Following matches against Western Illinois and Jackson State, the Aces face SEMO, who picked up 16 wins last season.

Evansville heads to Tennessee State for a Sept. 10 matchup before opening its home schedule with the Dunn Hospitality Tournament.  Making the trip to Meeks Family Fieldhouse will be Purdue Fort Wayne, Middle Tennessee State and Eastern Illinois.  The tournament is set for Sept. 13-14.  Home play continues on the 17th with a game against Tennessee Tech before the Aces travel to Martin, Tenn. for its final non-conference event.  UE faces UTM, Arkansas Little Rock and Mercer.

“After the Puerto Rico trip, we have a tough pre-season schedule to prepare us for the MVC season,” Morales continued.  “We have a young and talented team so it is going to be an exciting season for everyone."

Valley play opens with a trip to Iowa to face UNI and Drake.  The Panthers are the defending MVC Tournament Champions and played in the NCAA Tournament, falling to Pepperdine in their opener.  Evansville split the season series against the Panthers in 2018, earning their second-ever win over the program.  Drake earned a berth in the National Invitational Volleyball Championship (NIVC).  The Bulldogs are one of four UE foes to play in the event in 2018, joining UALR, Bradley and Valparaiso.  UNI won 24 matches last year, including a 16-2 MVC record while Drake went 21-15.

Illinois State will mark the first home MVC contest on Sept. 30.  The Redbirds were 25-8 last season and went 16-2 on their way to an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament where they were defeated by Cincinnati in their first match.  A 3-match home stretch continues into October when UE welcomes Valpo and Loyola on Oct. 4-5.  Next up is an Oct. 11 game at Indiana State before road matches at Southern Illinois and Missouri State on Oct. 18-19.

UE completes the month with home matches against Drake and UNI (10/25-26) before beginning November with road matches at Loyola and Valparaiso.  The Aces then return home for its final four home matches.  Evansville welcomes Bradley on Nov. 4 and Indiana State on the 8th before taking on Missouri State and SIU in the final home weekend on Nov. 15.  Regular season play wraps up on the road with a Nov. 22 contest at Bradley followed by a visit to the Redbirds on the 23rd in Normal.  The MVC Tournament is set for Nov. 28-30 in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Submitted by Bob Pristash

* Purple Aces Coaches Caravan set for five stops

Five stops are on tap for the 2019 Purple Aces Coaches Caravan presented by Bud Light, which will feature visits to different venues across the Evansville area.

The 2019 caravan stops include:

  • June 19th – Doc’s Sports Bar, 6:30 p.m. – 1305 Stringtown Road, Evansville
  • July 17th – Mister B’s (Henderson, Ky.), 6:30 p.m. – 2611 UE-41, Henderson
  • August 28th – The Rooftop Food & Drinks, 6:30 p.m. – 112 NW Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Evansville
  • September 19th – Piston’s Bar & Grill, 6:30 p.m. – 2131 W. Franklin St., Evansville
  • October 23rd – Mister B’s (Evansville),6:30 p.m. – Will be located on N. Burkhardt in Evansville and is set to open in the summer of 2019

Hosted by Jevin Redman and Kyle Peach, the caravans will feature various University of Evansville coaches at each stop.  Aces men’s basketball coach Walter McCarty will take part in each stop while each other coach will make appearances as well.

Each caravan is free to attend.  Food and drinks may be purchased at each stop.  Prizes will be given out at each one and will include new logo Aces gear, unique UE experiences, Bud Light merchandise and much more.

Fans will also have the opportunity to receive ticket information for all Aces sports programs and mingle with coaches as they prepare for the 2019-20 seasons.

Dates and times are subject to change.  As each stop draws closer, follow UE Athletics on social media for the most up-to-date news.

* Women's Basketball Camps

The Aces Women's Basketball team is hosting two camps this summer! The first is the Elite Camp held for high school students on June 30th from 12-4. The second is a day camp held July 1-3rd for kids in grades 1-8. The information for the day camp is attached.

Camp Info card

Submitted by Kaitlynn Pacholke


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