University of Evansville

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Upcoming Events

* UE Alumni - Join Us for United Way's Day of Caring at cMoe!

Please join UE Alumni on Friday, September 13 at Evansville’s beloved Louis J Koch Family Children's Museum of Evansville (cMoe). Volunteers will help make necessary improvements and touch ups during cMoe’s annual “Shut-Down Week.”

It’s time for cMoe’s annual clean up! Did you know that nearly 150,000 little hands and feet explore cMoe each year? cMoe needs your help to deep clean, sanitize, and remediate exhibit spaces!

FREE T-SHIRT PROVIDED FOR ALL VOLUNTEERS

7:00 a.m.
FREE Breakfast provided by United Way of Southwestern Indiana
Bosse Field
23 N Main St, Evansville, IN 47711

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Volunteer at cMoe
22 S.E. Fifth Street, Evansville, IN 47708

Register Here by August 30!

Questions or comments? Please contact Nichole Coffey at 812-488-2900 or ns50@evansville.edu.

* I-House: American Melting Pot: Life as a Third Culture Kid

Hello Aces! We hope you had a great summer! We are very excited to announce that I-House restarts this Wednesday (August 28th)! We will have Aditi Sood present about her experience as a third culture person in the United States. Aditi is an Indian American junior Biology major at UE. Her hobbies include swimming, reading, and traveling. Her favorite part of UE is that she was able to meet many amazing people! Come to the 2nd Floor of Ridgway Center at 7 pm this Wednesday to learn more about her. We hope to see you there!

Submitted by Megan Sicard ms331@evansville.edu.

* College Night at the Otters

The Evansville Otters would like to invite the UE Student Body to attend our College Night on Thursday, August 29th.

  • $2 General Admission Ticket (with college ID)
  • Free popcorn (with a college ID)
  • Featuring music by DJ McNaughty
* Acapella Auditions Sunday September 1

Auditions for UE's two acapella groups, LIP and The Minor Setbacks, will be held in Krannert Room 142 on Sunday, September 1. Setbacks auditions will start at 7pm and LIP auditions will start at 9pm.

Submitted by Cameron Wulfert cw296@evansville.edu.

* Logistics and SCM meetings! Tuesday at 5pm! SOBA rm 273

Logistics and Supply Chain Management Club meetings!
Tuesdays at 5pm! SOBA rm 273
Guests are always welcome. We speak and learn about the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Contact Quincy Stone at qs13@evansville.edu for any questions!

* UE Community Band begins Thursday

The first meeting of the newly formed UE Community Band is Thursday, August 29, 7:00-9:00 in Krannert Fine Arts room 110. Please come join us on Thursday evenings this semester. Everyone (students, faculty, staff, administrators, family and friends) is welcome to participate.

For more information contact Ken Steinsultz ks306@evansville.edu.

* Campus Community Cookout August 29, 4:30 - 7

President Pietruszkiewicz and First Lady Siobhan invite you to join them at the Campus Community Cookout on Thursday, August 29 on Neu Chapel Lawn. Please take this opportunity to enjoy food, friends, and fun as well as explore Student and Volunteer Organizations.

Submitted by Sarah Brock sb484@evansville.edu.

* Medical Spanish Practice

Medical Spanish practice is designed to help students practice communication skills in Spanish for medical settings. Students may arrive and leave at any time. The first session of the semester is Wednesday, August 28, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Room 64 in the Schroeder School of Business Building. Please contact associate professor of Spanish Diana Rodríguez Quevedo at dr130@evansville.edu for more details. ¡Nos vemos el lunes!

Submitted by Diana Rodriguez Quevedo dr130@evansville.edu.

* Rock Star Beverage Sampling is Coming!

Check it out! Pepsi Bottling Company is sponsoring a “Rockstar” beverage promotional sampling event on Wednesday, August 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for UE students on campus. This sampling event will take place inside the Ridgway University Center, outside the secure dining area under the wall mounted TV monitor. This is an opportunity to try a FREE sample of “Rockstar”. Watch for the Pepsi setup and be sure to stop by.

Submitted by Kim Winsett kw83@evansville.edu.

Info You Should Know

* Join the UE Leadership Academy!

Do you love to volunteer? Do you want to enhance your leadership skills on campus and in the community? If so, you should join the University of Evansville Leadership Academy!

Applications are open to apply!

In the two-year program, you can learn so many new skills about leadership within yourself, within a group setting, and within the community. If you love community service, meeting other people, and being a leader on campus, this is the organization for you!

Here are the steps to apply:

1. Find the Application on UEngage
-Click the blue "Sign In" tab in the right top corner
-Log in with your UE email and password
-Click on "Forms" at the top of the page
-Find the "Leadership Application Fall 2019" and click the blue button "START"
-Continue through the application. Once you get to page 4, the application is complete!

2. Have a UE faculty member, work supervisor, volunteer supervisor, or someone from your high school(only if a freshman) complete the Recommendation Form
-https://uengage.evansville.edu/
-Click the blue "Sign In" tab in the right top corner
-Log in with your UE email and password
-Click on "Forms" at the top of the page
-Find the "Fall 2019 Recommendation Form for the University of Evansville Leadership Academy"
-Have someone that you have worked with complete this form. Make sure they click the blue "SUBMIT" button on the next page

3. Wait to receive an email about an interview
-We will email you about your availability to schedule and interview with our advisory council
-The dress code is business casual or business professional
-The interview will take about 15-30 minutes
-Do not let this worry you because we are all nice and easy going! This is our opportunity to learn more about why you want to be in UELA and to learn more about you!

The deadline to apply and to submit the recommendation form is Sunday, September 8th at midnight. Please have all forms in by this time.

UELA Mission Statement:
The purpose of the University of Evansville Leadership Academy (UELA) is to enhance the leadership potential of members through the honing of individual, organization, and community-related skills while providing a co-curricular education to a select number of promising student leaders through experiential interactions.
The experience will include community service and other organization involvement as well as reflective essays about community service and keynote speakers. The Academy will recognize those who complete the three-tier program at the University’s commencement exercises, in the form of a medal.

If you have any questions about applying, please contact Megan Hawkins at mh445@evansville.

* Flush Flash is Back!

Welcome to UE! The Center for Student Engagement office is hard at work keeping students informed with all of the events going on across campus each week. With the first round of Flush Flashes coming out this week, we'd like to remind everyone how the Flush Flash works!

The Flush Flash is a weekly calendar that is placed in every community bathroom stall across campus that lists events that are open to all. These events and their details are compiled from www.uengage.evansville.edu once they are approved through a registered campus organization.

In order to be included on the Flush Flash your events must be registered, approved, and open to all of the UE community. Your event must also be in UEngage by Tuesday at noon to be included in the following week's events (Wednesday-Wednesday).

If you have any questions, please feel free to stop by the Center for Student Engagement or email Kelly Bargeloh at kb396@evansville.edu!

Submitted by Lydia Skaggs ls280@evansville.edu.

* Meal Plan Changes for Fall

Students can adjust meal plans for the Fall semester until Friday, August 30 at 5:00 p.m. Adjust your meal plan online. Changes will be reflected the next business day.

Submitted by Brian Conner bc32@evansville.edu.

* Last Day to Drop without a "W"

Tuesday August 27th at 5:00 is the last day to drop a class without a "W".

Submitted by Teresa Haller th227@evansville.edu.

* Men's Basketball Student Managers Needed. Qualifies as work-study position

We are looking to hire two managers for the upcoming season. If you have any interest at all, please reach out to Isaac McGlone at im47@evansville.edu

* 2019 Employee Photography Exhibition

Entries for the 2019 Employee Photo Exhibit will be accepted through Friday, September 6. All employees, as well as retired employees, are welcome and encouraged to participate.

Please take entries to Carol McCraney or Hanns Pieper in the Department of Law, Politics, and Society in the Schroeder School of Business Building (room 50).

Entries should be matted, framed, and suitable for hanging in Krannert Gallery. Color or black/white images are acceptable. Images in frames up to 20” by 16” in size may be submitted.

Please provide the following information for each entry on the back of the image frame:

Your name
Job title/Department
A title for your image (and/or details of the photo)
An estimated $ value for your image (Usually $25)
Photo (including frame) dimensions
Optional: Note if digital or negative
Optional: Note camera type

Presentation cards will be printed with the above information to display on the front of each image.

Entries will be returned in the form that they were submitted at the close of the exhibition.

Please contact Carol McCraney (cm177@evansvile.edu) or Hanns Pieper (hp5@evansvile.edu) if you have any questions.

Submitted by Carol McCraney cm117@evansville.edu.

* Opportunity: Basic Production Copier Training Session

For those who were off campus during the summer months and have returned to campus, there is an additional basic production copier training session scheduled for the D125 black/white and the C70 color copiers. This session will begin at the C70 color production copier located on the 2nd floor of Koch and continue over to the D125 b/w production copier location in OH231. Please email Terry Voges (TV35), if you plan to attend.

Training Dates                      
Monday, September 16

Time
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Location
Will start in Koch 2nd floor (C70) and walk over to OH231 (D125)

For copier information, visit the Copy/Print website on AceLink.

Submitted by Kim Winsett kw83@evansville.edu.

* Production Copier Instructions Available on AceLink

Production Copier basic instructions are available and posted on the New AceLink Copy/Print website. Instructions include Copy a Document from the Glass or Document Feeder; Print a File from a Computer to a Copier; Secure Print a File from a Computer to Copier; Print Documents from USB; and Scan to Email. In addition General Information for both the D125 and C70 is posted. Check it out!

If you plan to use the production copiers and didn't sign up for the installation of necessary print drivers. Please submit an OTS Helpdesk ticket.

For questions, please contact distributionservices@evansville.edu.

Congratulations

* Congratulations on 45 Years of Service

Donnie Dunville, Senior Maintenance Tech for the Office of Facilities Management and Planning, is celebrating 45 years at the University of Evansville today.

During this time on campus, Donnie has been a housekeeper, a groundskeeper, a General Maintenance Tech and ultimately earning the title as Senior Maintenance Tech in 2018.

His dedication to the University over the last 45 years has been felt in other organizations such as 10-plus years as project manager for the Out-Reach-to-Teach program, acting as advisor to the TKE fraternity and helping with the International Club.

If you see Donnie around campus join us in congratulating and thanking him for his hard work and dedication.

Submitted by Chad Miller cm121@evansville.edu.

* UE Department of Art Prof Todd Matteson accepted into Strictly Functional Pottery National

Congratulations! Prof Todd Matteson's "The Scales" piece has been accepted into the 27th annual Strictly Functional Pottery National in Lancaster, PA. Juror, Malcolm Mobutu Smith, selected about 102 pieces for the show from 98 entrants.

The Scales

Submitted by Brooksie Smith bs267@evansville.edu.

* Professor Clark Kimberling Publishes Article

Clark Kimberling, professor of mathematics, has an article in Games of No Chance 5, a book recently published by Cambridge University Press. The article is entitled "The Wythoff Array and Associated Arrays and Sequences." The book, fifth in a series sponsored by Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Publications, surveys the state of the art in the theory of combinatorial games, that is, games not involving chance or hidden information.

Harlaxton Happenings

* Harlaxton Spring 2020 deposit deadline approaching!

If you have been accepted to study at Harlaxton next semester, don't forget that your $100 semester deposit is due on Friday, September 13 to Student Financial Services! You can pay your deposit in person in Olmsted 105 or over the phone at 812-488-2565.

Questions about the Harlaxton application process? Contact harlaxton@evansville.edu!

Submitted by Kaylynn McCalister kc205@evansville.edu.

* Harlaxton and Study Abroad applications for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2020 open now!

Are you interested in studying abroad at Harlaxton and/or somewhere else in the world this year? Find more information about all the opportunities available and the application process at evansville.edu/studyabroad. We are open for applications now for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2020!

Contact harlaxton@evansville.edu or studyabroad@evansville.edu or come to SB 262 with any questions!

Submitted by Kaylynn McCalister kc205@evansville.edu.

* Now Recruiting Harlaxton Ambassadors

Are you a recent Harlaxton alumni who loves to share your experience with others? Or do you know a student who fits that description?

The Harlaxton office is currently taking applications for students who want to volunteer as Harlaxton Ambassadors to recruit, prepare, and encourage Harlaxton applicants and to represent Harlaxton at various recruitment events and other campus activities. Harlaxton Ambassadors have the opportunity to develop professional skills, stay connected with Harlaxton, and receive exclusive Harlaxton apparel.

More information and applications are available on myHarlaxton.

Submitted by Kaylynn McCalister kc205@evansville.edu.

Athletics

* UE Softball Announces Fall Schedule

As the school year wraps up its first week, University of Evansville head softball coach Mat Mundell has announced a 7-game fall schedule for the Purple Aces.

UE will play a total of seven games, five of which will be held inside Cooper Stadium.  On Friday, September 13, Evansville welcomes Wabash Valley Community College for a single game at 6 p.m.

On Sunday, Sept. 15, Evansville travels to Grand Park, which is located in Westfield, Ind.  The Aces take on Ball State in a 1:15 p.m. ET game before facing the University of Indianapolis at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Two home weekends follow for UE, beginning on Saturday, Sept. 21 when Parkland Community College comes to Cooper Stadium for a 1 p.m. doubleheader.  Fall play will finish on the 28th with a doubleheader against Olney Central Community College. Game one will begin at 10 a.m.

Submitted by Bob Pristash rp113@evansville.edu

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