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Wednesday, May 6, 2020

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* Deadline Extended: 2020-21 Dr. Marvin E. Hartig Memorial Scholarship

 Family, friends and loved ones of the late Dr. Marvin E. Hartig are pleased to announce the application process for the Dr. Marvin E. Hartig Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is dedicated to the loving memory of Dr. Hartig, Dean of Evansville College’s Evening College in 1967, and administrator for the Center for Advanced Study, director of the Evansville chapter of the American Institute of Banking (AIB), and the international student advisor. In 1974, Dr. Hartig was appointed Dean of Academic Services. He retired in 1984 after serving his alma mater for thirty-five years and passed away in 2007.

This scholarship will be awarded annually to a deserving sophomore student. Preference will be given to a student working while being enrolled as a full-time student. International students are encouraged to apply.

Download the Dr. Marvin E. Hartig Memorial Scholarship application.

Deadline: Please return all materials to the Office of Student Financial Services by June 1, 2020. Application and essay can be submitted via email to:
Amanda Wood, administrative assistant to the Office of Student Financial Services, at

The decision will be announced on Monday, June 29, 2020.
Questions: Amanda Wood, administrative assistant to the Office of Student Financial Services, at or 812-488-2364.

* Student Health Center ~ Summer semester hours

The Student Health Center will be operating on reduced summer hours starting Monday, May 11th. The Student Health Center summer semester hours are Monday-Friday 8am-12pm ~ nurse only visits. Please call 812-488-2033 to schedule an appointment. Due to COVID-19, no walk-ins will be accepted.

Employee Medical Clinic will continue to operate under normal business hours.

Tara Ulrich 

* Learn more about Ramadan

What is Ramadan? UE's Director of Religious Life JillAnn Knonenborg speaks with Abdul Ashraf, president of the Muslim student organization, to discuss the month of Ramadan in this video.

Holly Smith

* Updated Contact for Barnes and Noble College Bookstore

For any questions or issues related to Barnes and Noble College Bookstore, please contact Becky Lamont, UE Bookstore manager, at or call 812-488-2680.

The University Bookstore, run by Barnes & Noble College continues to follow federal, state, and campus guidelines regarding a reopening date. BNC has expanded policies and programs to continue supporting students and ensuring there will be no interruption of service during this time.

  • Summer course material selection and delivery will also be uninterrupted.
  • Online shopping through the ecommerce site and mobile app remains open. They offer free shipping for all orders.
  • Extended the grace period for rental returns through the first week of Fall classes. Students unable to return rental books by May 7 will not be charged.
  • Returns can be shipped via UPS free of charge. For details and instructions, please visit the bookstore website.
  • Expansion of First Day™ inclusive access program to support a potential digital access model for Fall.

Barnes & Noble College is continually monitoring the situation in accordance with federal, state, and local guidelines and work closely with you on any individual campus needs for service and support.

* Letterhead and Envelope Order Delayed

The letterhead and envelope order has been delayed until later in the year. We will keep all orders that have been submitted so far and contact you whenever we start the process in late summer to see if you still want to proceed with your order. If you have any questions, please email

* 2020-21 Margery Florence Kahn Scholarship Application now Available

It was the desire of the donor, Margery Florence Kahn, that her scholarship be awarded to "dedicated and conscientious students who exhibit a true passion for their chosen fields of study, and who, in the opinion of the members of the University of Evansville faculty, are likely to bring the same enthusiasm into the performance of their jobs or the practice of the professions which they will pursue following graduation."

All University of Evansville full-time undergraduate students who will be juniors or seniors in 2020-21 may apply. An essay of about 300 words must accompany the application, along with two to five faculty recommendation letters.

Download the Applications and Faculty Recommendation forms.

Completed applications and recommendation letters should be returned to the Office of Student Financial Services by May15th via email to Amanda Wood at

Questions may be directed to the Office of Student Financial Services via email or by phone at (812) 488-2364.

Amanda Wood



* Faculty Receive Teaching Certificates and Awards

The Eykamp Center for Teaching Excellence offers certificates to faculty members who meet the requirements of engagement and participation in ECTE sponsored events. Congratulations to the following faculty who earned a certificate or award for the 2019-2020 academic year, demonstrating exceptional dedication to pedagogy.

New Faculty Engagement Certificate:
Rachael Alley
Demian Kogutek
Susan Laughbaum
Wei Wu

Teaching Development Certificate:
Lisa Hale
Alison Jones
Roslyn Lampkins
Jessie Lofton
Richard Maass
Diana Rodríguez Quevedo
Martha Stilwell
Katie Thomas
Darrin Weber
Angie Wooton

Leadership in Teaching Excellence Award:
Awarded annually to one faculty member demonstrating exceptional dedication to pedagogy through ECTE activities.
Richard Maass

Above and Beyond Award:
A one-time award created specifically for Amanda Ireland of the Office of Technology Service, whose heroic efforts enabled faculty to make the shift to online teaching as smooth as possible.

* Dr. Roslyn Lampkins awarded Class of '61 Faculty Fellowship

Congratulations on behalf of the Department of Chemistry to Dr. Roslyn Lampkins for being selected to receive the Class of '61 Faculty Fellowship. This fellowship, which was established in May 2010 with gifts and pledges from members of the Class of 1961, provides research support in the amount of $1,000 to two pre-tenure faculty members each year. 

Sara Davis

* Congratulations to Megan on winning the IACTE Outstanding Future Elementary Educator Award!

Congratulations to Megan on winning the IACTE Outstanding Future Elementary Educator Award! ????

* Dean's Teaching Awards

Congratulations to the worthy faculty members who received Dean's Teaching Awards from the Academic Deans for 2019-2020. Their contributions to the University and our students is exceptional and very much appreciated. The faculty members being honored are:

Heather Fenton, assistant professor of management from the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration;

Deborah Hwang, associate professor of computer science from the College of Engineering and Computer Science;

Michael Roscoe, associate professor of physician assistant science from the College of Education and Health Sciences;

Katie Aldred, assistant professor of biology from the Ridgway College of Arts and Sciences; and

Kevin Gray, associate professor of sociology and criminal justice from the Ridgway College of Arts and Sciences.

Paula Heldt

* Dr. Kristy Miller receives Lowell E. Weller Professorship in Chemistry

Please join the Department of Chemistry in congratulating Dr. Miller for becoming the inaugural recipient of the Lowell E. Weller Ph.D. Professorship in Chemistry. This professorship is awarded to a faculty member within the Department of Chemistry in support of excellence in teaching and research.

Sara Davis

* Congratulations to the University of Evansville 2020 Student Leadership Award Winners

Congratulation to all the winners that were recognized at the University of Evansville 2020 Student Leadership Awards Ceremony.  

Please take the time to watch the video and celebrate the accomplishments of your fellow students!

Here is a list of this year’s winners. 

  • Student Congress Member of Year --   Hannah Wehr
  • Student Government Association Vision Award – Luke Steffe
  • Lois Patton Award – Rachel Tam
  • Ralph H. Coleman Scholar Athlete Award – Philip Dzienciol
  • Outstanding International Student Leadership Award – Farrah Beidas, Emile Moura, Anazuo Ohieku-Ajanaku, Theda Soldatou, Hussam Taj
  • Outstanding International Senior Award – Emile Moura
  • Resident Assistant of the Year –Justin Banks
  • Donnie Dunville Service Award – Sydney Fritch
  • Community Service Initiatives Golden Heart Student Award – Adom Kouame
  • University of Evansville Leadership Academy Tier III Members – Ahmed Solaiman, Katie Brown, Jazmyne Meriwether, Hadley Martin, Ian Alberts, Elizabeth Pich, Emma Gion, Kirby Swails, Dustin Luebbehusen, Maria Warren
  • Mark R. Simpson Award -- All Current University of Evansville Students
  • Howard S. Rosenblatt Dean of Students Leadership Award - Student Organization Advisor of Year – Megan Sicard
  • Howard S. Rosenblatt Dean of Students Leadership Award - Student Leader of the Year – Luke Steffe
  • Howard S. Rosenblatt Dean of Students Organization of the Year Award – Student Activities Board (SAB)

Jane Meyer



* Eryn Gould earns MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team honor

Twelve conference softball student-athletes have been named to the 2020 MVC Scholar-Athlete first team, including six repeat first team selections, as voted on by the league's softball sports information directors and announced by the Missouri Valley Conference office today. 

Earning the nod for the University of Evansville was junior Eryn Gould, who was named to the first team.  In her sophomore campaign, Gould was a second-team honoree.  The native of Mt. Carmel, Ill. is a Biology major with a 3.54 GPA.

“Congratulations to Eryn.  She is a tremendous representation of the University of Evansville,” Purple Aces head softball coach Mat Mundell said.  “She embodies everything you want in an Ace in the classroom and on the diamond.”

The 2-time All-MVC First Team player wrapped up the 2020 season second on the team scoring 15 runs while garnering four home runs and 13 RBI in the shortened season.  Her bat came alive in the opening weekend of the season, belting home runs against Butler and in the win over Green Bay.

Gould really hit her stride as the season progressed.  After starting the season 5-for-38 from the plate, she finished by going 13 out of 31 (.419) with a 6-game hit streak in the opening week of March where she went 10-for-21.  Gould added two more home runs in the Blues City Classic before going 1-2 with two RBI in the home game against Purdue Fort Wayne.


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