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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

* Presentation for Employees with Meritain Health Insurance

The Office of Human Resources is happy to provide an opportunity for our employees on the university health insurance to learn more about one of the more recently added enhancements.

Meritain Health Insurance will have a representative on campus Wednesday, January 29 to give a presentation on the Healthcare Bluebook from 2 – 3 pm in Eykamp 252.  If you are not yet utilizing this tool for your medical care decisions, come find out how this could save you money!

Lori LeDuc

* Consent to Receive Electronic W-2s

The Office of Accounting/Payroll will be issuing W-2s for 2019 no later than January 31, 2020. You may choose 1 of 2 options to receive your W-2:

• Electronic W-2 – If you provide your consent, you will be able to view/print in Self-Service as soon as they are ready. Notification will be sent through Ace Notes.

• Paper W-2 – If you prefer, you can continue to receive your W-2 in the mail.

An electronic W-2 will give you earlier access than a mailed copy. It is IRS compliant and can be submitted with your tax return as usual.

To give consent for the electronic W-2, log in to Self-Service, and go to “Tax Information”. Select “Receive my W-2 only in electronic form” and save.

If you are eligible to participate in the university’s health plans, you may also give consent to receive your 1095-C form electronically here also. If you choose to withhold your consent to view/print your online W-2 and 1095-C, a paper copy will be mailed to your home address.

If you have questions, please contact Dawn Bury at ext 2159 or


Upcoming Events

* Double's Pickleball Tournament

The Intramural Double's Pickleball tournament is being held this Sunday, February 2nd starting at Noon inside the Fitness Center.
Pickleball is a paddle sport played with a whiffle ball on a badminton-sized court and a tennis-style net.
All equipment will be provided, and the winner's will take home bragging rights and a Championship T-shirt.

If you have any questions please contact Drew at AH519.

Drew Hawkins

* Indiana University School of Medicine Student Speaker

Please join the health professions club in welcoming local 3rd year Indiana University medical student, Aaron Costlow. Aaron is going to discuss what it is like being a medical student here in Evansville and answer questions from the application process to surviving the first two years of medical school. This is event is open to all UE students.

Wednesday, January 29 at 6:00 p.m. in KC 100.

Frances Renschler

* This Week in Music (January 27 – February 2)

Faculty and Guest Artist Recital, Tuesday, January 28
Alanna Keenan, soprano
Lori Bade, mezzo-soprano
7:30pm, Neu Chapel

Drs. Alanna Keenan and Lori Bade will perform in a recital including solos and duets from a variety of time periods and nationalities. Dr. Keenan is Associate Professor of Music at the University of Evansville, while Dr. Bade is Nell S. & Boyd H. McMullan Distinguished Professor of Music and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies in the College of Music & Dramatic Arts at Louisiana State University. Anne Fiedler will accompany on piano. The event is free and open to the public.

Kristen Strandberg

* UE Leadership Academy Blood Drive

UE Leadership Academy will be hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on January 28, 2020 from 11:30-6pm in Eykamp Hall. You have the opportunity to sign-up this week and next week! Sign-ups will be from 11 until 7 January 15-16 and 21-22 in Ridgway by Cafe Court.

Kaitlyn Luczak


Info You Should Know

* I-House: Nepal - This Wednesday

Dear Aces! This week's presentation is going to be on Nepal! Arjun Kharel is a senior Biology major from Nepal at University of Evansville. His favorite part about UE is the faculty and diversity and his hobbies include watching soccer and cooking. He will be sharing more about himself and his culture at I-House Nepal happening on January 29th (Wednesday), on the 2nd floor of Ridgway University Center at 7pm! We hope to see you there!

Hussam Taj

* Barn Blitz Component Building - Volunteers Needed this Saturday

Volunteers are needed this Saturday for Component Building for Habitat for Humanity's Barn Blitz 3. To sign up, go to the Habitat for Humanity page on UEngage or, and to fill out a waiver (required to be eligible to work), go to UEngage or

Thank you for your support!

Timmy Miller

* Solution Station This Wednesday: Post-It and Highlighter Giveaway

Do you want to improve your study time? You might start by adding some new tools to your routine. Come by the Solution Station table in Ridgway this Wednesday to receive some free Post-Its and Sharpie highlighters!

As always, let us know if there's anything you need help with or if you have questions that you need the answer to.

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m

Chad Hart

* Newman Night

Join us at Newman Center at 5pm for Wednesday night Dinner and Discussion! Fr. Tyler Tenbarge will be discussing the First Commandment with dinner to follow.

Kathryn Williams

* Men's Group

Join Men's Group starting Wednesday January 29 at 7pm at Newman Center. It will be held weekly on Wednesdays. Some topics include "What does it mean to be a Christian Man?", Saints, and Fatherhood.

Kathryn Williams

* Writing Center to Open Wednesday, january 29

The Writing Center will be open starting Wednesday, January 29th! The hours will be: 10 AM - 8 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; 10 AM - 4 PM on Wednesday; and 12 PM - 4 PM on Sunday. Remember to bring a prompt, sign in, and we look forward to seeing you all soon!

Katie Mullins

* New Resource for Exploring off Campus Mental Health Services

The office of Counseling Services and Health Education want to make you aware of a new online resource available for students who may need off campus mental health services. We recently partnered with Thriving Campus, a company that maintains a website for off campus referrals to local therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental health services. Off campus providers may be preferred if a student needs weekly counseling, medication interventions, or is even looking for ongoing therapy over school breaks. This can be beneficial as well for our students that may travel out of the area/state for practicums or clinical placements. Students can search for providers by specialty, insurances accepted, distance, etc. There are even tutorials explaining insurance terms, what questions to ask, and even what you might say in an email or phone message to the provider, all things that can seem confusing or overwhelming. The website is and is also linked on our web page.

Jennifer Hargus

* Ally Training

Come learn about how to be a better ally with this training! Everyone is welcome to come! We have faculty training Thursday, Jan. 30th from 4-6pm in SOBA 173, and student training Friday, Feb. 7th from 5-7pm in SOBA 172!

Paige Kirkey

* Coffee & Careers - Communications, Marketing and Public Relations

Coffee & Careers – Communication, Marketing and Public Relations
Come and learn from employers that work in your field and see what opportunities are available!
Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm in Ridgway University Center – Phillips Alcove
Business casual attire recommended. Bring copies of your resume!

Donna Schmitt

* Register for Nerd Wars by Thursday, January 30

The deadline to register your team for Nerd Wars is Thursday, January 30. Don’t miss your chance to participate in this fun evening, show off your trivia expertise, and possibly win some great prizes!

Nerd Wars will be held Tuesday, February 25 at 7:00pm in Eykamp Hall. The Honors Program invites you to form your team of five competitors (students, faculty, administrators, or staff) to battle in a competition of wits for prizes and bragging rights. All competitors will receive a free Nerd Wars T-shirt!

Both spectators and competitors can enjoy pizza, popcorn and snacks at the event, as well as the chance to receive giveaway prizes!

Register online now:

The entry fee is $5 per person (Honors Program students may register for free!), which can be paid to Jayme Williams in Room 238, Koch Center for Engineering and Science. Those who are unable to compose a team of five may still register and will be matched to form a team.

All proceeds from the event benefit the Honors Program’s community service initiative (HACER).

Please contact Blake at with any questions.

Jayme Williams

* Would You Like to Sell Something at The Vagina Monologues?

Would you like to sell something at The Vagina Monologues? Whether it's a receipe you would like to share with the campus or a t-shirt, we will have tables set up in Eykamp 251 on Feb. 14 and 15 from 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm. After the second night, we will ask that your organization comes to pick up your items by 10:00 pm.

Please contact us through uengage or email,, and on what your organization will be bringing or selling. We ask that you contact us by Feb. 3. Pricing and handling is all up to your organization.

KeYanla Cleckley

* Spotlight: UE Musical Showcase and Talent Show

On January 31st in Eykamp 251 (Upstairs Ridgway) at 7pm, the UE Music Therapy Association is hosting Spotlight!
Spotlight is a talent show, where acts from all around campus display their talents in support of a good cause. Proceeds from this event will go to support local music therapists through the Isaac Miller Music Matters Foundation. The audience favorite acts will receive a prize. If you are interested in performing, please email! Entry fee for participating and admission to the event are both $5. Hope to see you there!

Jessica Smith

* Apply to be a Resident Assistant for Fall 2020

Applications are open on under "Forms" or click here:
Applications are due Monday, February 10th at 8:00am.

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. Individual interviews are between February 17th and February 19th. We will have one group interview on February 20th. Interviews are mandatory, unless you have an emergency, class, or prior conflict. Please let us know ASAP if that is the case so we can schedule a different time for your interview.
Dress is business casual for all interviews.
If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Megan King at or Karyssa Vasquez at

Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the Residence Life team!

Karyssa L Vasquez

* Apply to be an Admission Ambassador

As an Admission Ambassador, you have the opportunity to assist with Road Trip, Open House, weekly tours, and meeting many prospective students! If you are interested, applications will be available from January 20 to 31!

Fill out the application at

Feel free to email Kirby Swails at with any questions. We can't wait to help you show prospective students what UE has to offer!

Kirby Swails

* Summer Sessions Payment Plan

Payment plans for summer session courses including Early Summer, Harlaxton Summer, Summer I, and Summer II are available now. Contact the cashiers in the Office of Student Financial Services (Olmsted rm. 105G) to set-up a payment plan. Payments can be arranged from the point of set-up to the due date of the session. There is no fee for the payment plan.

Students should contact the Office of Student Financial Services no later than Reading-Study Day, May 7, 2020 to determine if financial aid is available for their summer courses.

Submitted by Amy Sowders



* Basketball Refs Wanted

The Intramural department is hiring Basketball Referees and Scorekeepers for the 2020 season. Starting pay is $8/game for Officials and $7.25 for scorekeepers, all equipment will be provided. Training starts Wednesday 1/22 at 7pm in Meeks Gym. Feel free to stop by and check it out or contact Drew at AH519 with any questions.

Drew Hawkins


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