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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

* Please Return the Tin City Banner

To whomever took the banner from the Tin City Student Archaeological Project, please return it to the place from which you took it. We won't ask any questions. Due to a recent cut to our department budget, we cannot afford to replace it. This is a project of which our students, department, and university are proud and that banner helped communicate the excellent work our students do to everyone associated with, or visiting, the campus. Without the banner, our excavation trenches look like an ugly hole in the ground. Show pride in your university and help share that pride with the campus community and general public by returning the banner. Thanks.

Submitted by Alan Kaiser


What's Happening Today

* I-House: Lebanon

This week's presentation is going to be on Lebanon! Alexandre Nassif is a junior Civil Engineering major from Lebanon at University of Evansville. His favorite part about UE is the community here and one of his hobbies include enjoying music. He will be sharing more about himself and his culture at I-House Lebanon happening on October 2nd (Wednesday), on the 2nd floor of Ridgway University Center at 7pm! We hope to see you there!

Submitted by Hussam Taj


Upcoming Events

* UE Seniors & GOLD Alumni - Join Us for Wine Down to the Weekend Thursday!

UE Graduates of the Last Decade and UE Class of 2020 are invited to enjoy a glass of wine or a beer, live music, and complimentary hors d'oeuvres from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the unique and historic setting of the Reitz home garden, veranda, and patio.

No admission fee required. Cash bar at event. 21 and over in bar area only.

Thursday, October 3, 2019
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Reitz Home Museum and Carriage House
224 SE First St.
Evansville, IN 47713

Register at

Check in with the UE Alumni table at the event to enter for your chance to win door prizes!

Questions? Visit for more details or contact the Office of Alumni & Parent Relations at 812-488-2586.

Submitted by Nichole L Coffey

* TIAA Individual Counseling Sessions for Employees

The TIAA-CREF representative will be on the UE campus for individual counseling sessions on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. To schedule an appointment, call TIAA-CREF at 1-800-732-8353.

Please note that the meeting location has been changed to SOBA room 153, Eades Music Room.

Submitted by Lori LeDuc

* Diversity Coffee Hour featuring International Services!

Diversity Coffee Hour is a new event hosted by the Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Every Friday afternoon from 4-5 we'll meet at the Diversity Resource Center (located on Weinbach across from Hughes. The house with the purple door!) We'll have coffee, tea, and conversations about diversity and inclusion with a special guest from different groups represented on campus. This week's special guest is Kate Hogan from International Services. Join us for coffee, tea, and conversations!

If you have any questions or would like to represent a group on campus as a special guest, email me for more info!

Submitted by HarMonee Baltzell

* UE STUDENTS-- Flu shot Blitz Information

Flu Shots will be available in the Student Health Clinic

October 14th and 16th from 1:00-5:00 PM each day. This event is open to UE Students. The flu shots are $20.00; cash or card payment accepted- unable to charge student account. Appointments are not necessary for this event.

Submitted by Tara Ulrich

* International Bazaar Marketplace

The International Bazaar Marketplace is requesting organizations with a global charitable tie and/or a focus on conservation/sustainability. This is an opportunity to sell items as well as educate attendees about your organizations. This is not limited to UE organizations alone. The date of the event is November 15th, 2019 from 5pm-8pm and RSVPs are due October 15th. Please contact me if you have any questions at ao90. You can RSVP using this link:

Submitted by Anazuo Ohieku-Ajanaku

* Fall Break Adventure with Venturing Crew

Come join venturing crew for our fall break adventure! Sleep in tree houses, hike through Panther Den Wilderness, bike the Tunnel Hill Trail, and canoe through Cache River Wetlands! Signs ups are weekdays in Ridgway, September 26 - October 3. This trip costs $120 dollars, covering transportation, lodging, and gear rentals. Everything you needed for an amazing time!

Email us at with any questions. We're looking forward to seeing you there!

Submitted by Madelyn Reinagel

* Volunteers Needed for the Blood Drive

Please help staff Newman Club's blood drive on Tuesday, October 15 in Eykamp Hall. We need people to work at the registration table and the canteen. Volunteers will get a free t-shirt. Sign up online.

Submitted by Savannah Leigh Cyr

* Donate blood on Tuesday, October 15 and be a hero!

Please donate blood on Tuesday, October 15 in Eykamp Hall at the Newman Club's blood drive! Donating blood can save up to three lives, and most people will need blood during their lifetimes. Donors will get a free t-shirt. Sign up online to donate.

You can also sign up to donate in Ridgway from 11-1 on October 1st, 3rd, 9th, or 14th

Submitted by Savannah Leigh Cyr

* UExplore Engineering Program

The College of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Evansville is offering a UExplore Engineering Program for high school students. The program is designed to give participants a better understanding of the fields of civil, mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering and computer science through activities, hands-on projects, and tours of local industry.

The sessions in the program are October 14, November 4, November 25, January 20, February 10, March 2, March 30, and April 20.  All sessions will be from 6:00-7:15 p.m. in the Koch Center for Engineering and Science on UE’s campus.

James Allen, UE associate professor of mechanical and civil engineering, is the advisor for the program. A registered professional engineer in the states of Indiana and Ohio, Allen has extensive work experience in industry. Allen will be assisted with the program by UE engineering students.

The registration fee for the program is $50.

Register online or contact Kimberly Higgins for more information at 812-488-2661 or

* If God exists, what is it?

On October 6, 6:15PM, join the Office of Religious Life for Theological Thursdays. This week, we'll begin with the question, "If God exists, what is it?" All perspectives and identities are welcome. Meet at Honeymoon Cafe (first eight students to arrive will receive a free coffee or tea).

Submitted by JillAnn Knonenborg

* Annual UE Clay Club Chili Bowl Sale

Annual UE Clay Club Chili Bowl Sale, Thursday, October 17th, 11:30-1:30. Located on the south lawn of Hyde Hall. Chili provided in partnership with Chartwell's Dining Services. 50% of proceeds to benefit Bread of Life Ministry, INC, Lynnville, IN. You do not want to miss out, so get there early to line up. Over 500 bowls to choose from and with your purchase, you get a bowl of Chef Brown's chili. Inclement weather location is Eykamp Hall, second floor of Ridgeway Center.

Submitted by Todd Matteson

* Webelos Engineering Pin Day at UE on October 26

The College of Engineering & Computer Science to host 2019 Webelos Engineering Pin Day

The College of Engineering and Computer Science will host Webelos Engineering Pin Day on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Workshops with activity stations will provide some of the experience required for a Webelos Scout to qualify for an engineering pin. Registration is limited to 200 scouts. Registrations will be taken until the event is full or October 17th.

Registration details are available online.

For further information, contact Kimberly Higgins at, telephone: 812-488-2651.

Submitted by Kimberly Higgins

* Homecoming Week!

Monday 10/14: Banner Competition
Banners will be hung in Ridgway.

Tuesday 10/15: Matt the Knife Performance
Matt the Knife is a mentalist, magician, and speaker who has performed in 21 countries across 4 continents and has broken more records than any other magician. He will be visiting UE and performing at 7:30pm in Cafe Court!

Wednesday 10/16: Surprise Pop-Up Event
Follow @uesab on Instagram to find out the details of this event when it takes place!

Thursday 10/17: Chili Bowl Sale
UE's Clay Club will be hosting this event from 11:30am-1:00pm between Hyde and Sampson hall.

Friday 10/18: Pep Rally featuring DJ McNaughty
Bring your dancing shoes to the East Terrace Lawn at 5 pm to get hyped up for the Homecoming Game! The Homecoming Court will be announced here, along with the winner of the banner competition. There will also be free t-shirts!

Saturday 10/19: Tailgate and Men's Soccer vs. Drake
From 2-5pm, live music, food trucks, inflatables, and games will all be available on H-Lot. Come hangout with your friends before the big game, which starts at 5.

If you would like to know further details on how to get involved in Homecoming week, please email Crayton Chesnut at


Submitted by Megan King

* Have Feedback for Dining Services?

Join Chartwells and the Office of Residence Life on Thursday, October 10 at 1 pm for free lunch and good conversation. We want to help make your dining experience on campus the best it can be. If you are interested in joining this committee, please email Megan King at for further details.

Submitted by Megan King

* UE Employees-- Flu Shot Blitz Information

Flu Shots will be available in the Employee Health Clinic October 8th and 10th from 2:00-6:00 PM each day. This event is open to UE Employees, Spouses, and Dependents. Those covered on the UE Medical Plan can receive the shot at no cost. Those not covered on the plan can receive the flu shot for $20.00; cash only please. Contact Appointments are not necessary for this event.

Submitted by Ashley Chipps

* UE Majors and Minors Fair

Students – plan to attend the UE Majors and Minors Fair on Wednesday, October 16 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall.

The fair will give you the opportunity to make connections with faculty, students in a major, and alumni in order to learn how a major or minor might help lead you in your career path. You will be able to change your major or add a minor right on the spot. It will also help in determining which courses you would like to take before meeting with your advisor for spring registration. Information on graduate programs will also be provided.

Campus support teams will have information on various services provided on campus.

Where can your UE education take you? Contact for more information.

Submitted by Paula Heldt

* Live Music and Great Food

If you like great music and terrific food, walk over to the Lincolnshire neighborhood on Sunday October 6 from 4-6 PM. The historic neighborhood will be showcasing live musicians performing on their front porches and food trucks will be stationed throughout the neighborhood. Lincolnshire is located off of Lincoln Avenue on College Highway and South Willow Road. Contact Timothy Zifer for more information.

Submitted by Timothy J Zifer

* ECO's Earth Day Birthday 2020 Call-out Meeting

Join us in discussing details, including service opportunities, for Earth Day Birthday 2020 in the Gallery '59, upstairs Ridgway on October 17 from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Submitted by Paige Johnson


Info You Should Know

* Nominate Individuals for Employee Excellence!

The University of Evansville, in pursuit of excellence in service, wishes to recognize monthly a non-faculty employee displaying records of achievement as a leader.  Leadership may be demonstrated in any of the following categories:

• Service to the University community
• Service to students
• Job performance and attitude to fellow employees

One award is presented each month.  To be eligible, an employee must be a full-time member of the administration or staff.  Nominations are due before the 15th of each month.  Nominations are now being accepted for the month of November!

To nominate someone, or to find out more information about the Employee Excellence Award, go to

Submitted by Lori LeDuc

* Fitness Center Fall Break Hours

Fitness Center Fall Break Hours:
Friday (10/4) 8:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday (10/5) & Sunday (10/6) Closed
Monday (10/7) 8:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday (10/8) 8:00am - 7:00pm

Submitted by Lori Adams

* UE Offers Review Course for Fundamentals of Engineering Exam

The University of Evansville College of Engineering and Computer Science has announced 2019-20 dates for the annual review and preparation course for those planning to take the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam.

All classes will be held Thursday evenings beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Koch Center for Engineering and Science on the UE campus. Classes are divided into relevance per discipline. Fees are adjusted accordingly.

- Candidates for civil engineering will attend from October 3 - January 23.

- Candidates for mechanical engineering and other disciplines will attend from October 3 - November 21.

- Electrical and computer engineering candidates will attend October 31-November 21.

Registration forms and payment must be returned by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 3, 2019. Contact Kimberly Higgins at or at 812-488-2651 for more information on registration. Early registration is encouraged as space as limited.

Submitted by Kimberly Higgins

* Homecoming Royalty Nominations

Mark your calendars! Homecoming Week is October 14-19! Be sure to join the fun in welcoming our UE Men’s Soccer team back home on October 19 at 5pm as they face Drake. Purple treats, magicians, pep rally, free tshirts, tailgates, and more! See attachment for further details.

During Homecoming Weekend, we plan to name our 2 Homecoming Royalty winners. To be eligible, students must be a full time student and member of the senior class. Nominations may be made by anyone on campus, either a student organization, group of friends, team, roommates, cohort members, etc. Please complete the nomination form below by Friday, October 4th to nominate a senior you believe deserves to be named UE Homecoming Royalty 2019.

The 8 Homecoming Royalty finalists will be announced at our Pep Rally on Friday, October 18. Finalists will be presented as the Homecoming Court and our 2 Homecoming Royalty winners will be announced at the Men's Soccer Game on October 19. Nominations do not need to be gender-specific, as our Homecoming Royalty winners will be determined by the top 2 individuals with the most votes.

Submit your nomination online for Homecoming Royalty 2019.

Submitted by Megan King

* Apply to be a Resident Assistant

Apply to be a Resident Assistant for the Spring 2020 Academic Semester!

Applications are open on UEngage.
Applications are due October 22nd at midnight.

Please fill out the application to the best of your ability and answer all questions with as much detail as possible. You will be required to submit a résumé as well as two references. Interview times should be chosen through the link at the end of the application. Interviews are between October 28th and October 30th and interviews are mandatory, unless you have an emergency, class, or prior conflict. Dress is business casual for interviews. Please let us know ASAP if that is the case so we can schedule a different time for your interview.

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Megan King at or Karyssa Vasquez at

Submitted by Karyssa Vasquez

* New Copy/Print website

Have you heard? There is a Copy/Print website on AceLink! This website is a new resource that provides copy and print related information such as campus copier locations, rates, equipment instructions, production copier instructions, etc. Be sure to check it out!

Submitted by Kim Winsett

* Fall Healthy Behavior Challenge Starting Oct. 6th

Participate in the Fall Healthy Behavior Challenge and earn an additional $150.00 in HSA credits. The challenge begins Oct. 6th- Nov. 30th. Participants will be challenged to track their exercise throughout the challenge. Email to sign up. Challenge info and logs are attached. Please print logs to get started. Additional information will be sent via email at the start of the challenge.

Submitted by Ashley Chipps



* Andrew Nichols Receives October 2019 Employee Excellence Award

Andrew has been a valuable member of the hardworking UE Grounds crew since July, 2012.  He was nominated for his friendliness to students, staff and faculty each and every day.  No matter where you find Andy working on campus, you can bet that he will have a smile on his face!  His warm demeanor and kindness go a long way with everyone that Andy comes in contact with.  Please tell Andy “good job” when you see him on campus!

Andrew Nichols with award

Submitted by Lori LeDuc

* Art Department Receives Grant for the Efroymson Family Fund

The Efroymson Family Fund is renewing its support of the art programs at UE with gifts totaling $20,000 for this year. Through the generosity of the Efroymson’s, the two art studios in the Fine Arts Building are getting new furnishings. Also the Efroymson Emerging Contemporary Artist Lecture Series will continue with fall and spring visiting artists thanks to this renewed commitment to UE. The fall artist is Mike Marks, printmaking and drawing, of Minneapolis. He will be on campus to meet with students and give a public lecture November 6 - 8.

The University of Evansville is grateful for the continued support of the Efroymson Family Fund.

Submitted by Sylvia DeVault


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