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Friday, August 12, 2022

Upcoming Events

* Today: New Residence Hall Ribbon Cutting

Today, the opening session of our Fall Conference will be held from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Afterwards, we will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for our New Residence Hall! This will take place at 4:00 p.m. inside the lobby of the New Residence Hall, and then we’ll celebrate with appetizers and drinks under a tent on Walnut Street. Tours will be offered for those who would like to explore the interior. You’re invited to join us as we mark the opening of our New Residence Hall, which many first- and second-year students will soon call home! 

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Info You Should Know

* NEW Facilities Maintenance Work Order System going Live August 15th

University of Evansville has purchased next-generation software from Brightly Software called Asset Essentials (AE). We will be migrating to this new platform for asset and work order management. You will be using the new software to submit electronic maintenance and custodial requests in the same manner you did in (Web Advisor) Please use the info below to create your account, login and then become familiar with your role.

Please bookmark this link on your computer after you are fully logged into the system:

The NEW SYSTEM will go live for requests August 15th, so until that date, please continue to submit requests through (Web Advisor) Once Asset Essentials is live, you will no longer be able to submit requests through (Web Advisor). Please reach out to Lisa Cresci in Facilities Management:, 488-2567 if you have any questions or concerns. We look forward to serving you through the new system!

Submitted by LISA M CRESCI
* Only 4 Spots Left for Purple Patrol!

Purple Patrol is once again returning this fall! We now need your help filling up the 15 Fridays throughout the semester!

You can sign up for Purple Patrol through SignUpGenius. Join your coworkers, department, or team and volunteer for the Friday of your choosing. Please sign up for one week only so everyone has a chance to participate. Those who sign up will travel around campus on Fridays (preferably morning or lunchtime) and hand out giveaways to Aces showing their purple pride! 

If you have questions, please contact Julie Beer, university relations coordinator, at

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* UE Jazz Band Receives International Recognition

The UE Jazz Band was recognized by the International Jazz Day (IDJ), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz for their participation in the International Jazz Day 2022. The UE Jazz Band registered their performance with Diane Schuur last spring semester and it was promoted as part of the International Jazz Day events for 2022. Attached is a signed letter from Herbie Hancock.

Submitted by Timothy Zifer


* Aces head baseball coach Wes Carroll signs contract extension

Following Evansville's best season in eight years, University of Evansville Director of Athletics Dr. Kenneth "Ziggy" Siegfried has announced a contract extension for Aces head baseball coach Wes Carroll.

"Our baseball program is on the rise under the leadership of Coach Wes Carroll! He represents what it means to be a Purple Ace, and I know how much pride he takes in wearing Evansville across his chest," said Siegfried. "I want to congratulate Wes on this well-deserved extension, and I want to thank him for his commitment to our student-athletes, the Purple Aces' Community, and to all those that have come before us."

The 2022 season was a special one for the Aces, finishing second in The Valley after being picked to finish seventh in the preseason poll and racking-up a 32-24 record and a 14-6 mark in MVC action. For the success of the team, Carroll was named MVC Coach of the Year for the second-time in his career, last earning the honor in 2014.

"I want to thank our Athletic Director Ziggy Siegfried and President Pietruszkiewicz for the opportunity to lead the baseball program for many years to come," said Carroll on the extension. "We have accomplished a lot over the past 14 years but I feel like the Aces Baseball program is primed to take another big step. Thank you to all former and current student-athletes for building the foundation of our future. I take a lot of pride representing the city of Evansville and the University of Evansville as its Head Baseball Coach. I'm truly grateful for this opportunity."

A Tri-State native and 2001 graduate of the University of Evansville, Carroll has helped usher the program into a new era with the renovations to German American Bank Field at Charles H. Braun Stadium, completed in 2020. Since the instalation of turf and the renovations to the stadium, the Aces are 65-62, including a 38-23 mark at Braun Stadium.

2023 will represent Carroll's 15th at the helm of the Aces program, where the 2001 UE graduate has amassed 352 victories, the second-most in Evansville history and also second among active MVC coaches.

Over the last two seasons, Carroll has produced numerous MVC awards including the 2022 Valley Pitcher of the Year and 14 MVC postseason honorees, while leading UE to back-to-back seasons above .500 for the first time since 2015-16.

Submitted by Athletics
* Free Admission Saturday When UE Women's Soccer Hosts Saint Louis At 1 PM

The University of Evansville women’s soccer team will play its lone exhibition match of the 2022 season on Saturday when the Purple Aces host preseason Atlantic 10 Conference power Saint Louis University at Arad McCutchan Stadium. Kick-off is set for 1 p.m. and the match is free and open to the public.

Evansville is coming off of a strong 2021 campaign, as the Purple Aces posted a 7-5-7 record and advanced to the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament final. UE returns 21 players from a year ago, led by first team all-MVC forward Emily Ormson (Folsom, Calif./Vista del Lago | team-best seven goals in ’21) and honorable mention all-Valley defenders Emilie Hill (Indianapolis, Ind./Franklin Community) and Rachel Rosborough (Mt. Brydges, Ontario/Strathroy District CI). UE also welcomes a talented group of ten new faces, including Evansville natives Ryleigh Anslinger (Memorial HS/Indiana University) and Kaylee Woosley (North HS).

Saint Louis is coming off of a 13-9-1 2021 campaign which saw the Billikens win its fourth-straight A-10 Tournament title and advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. SLU returns 22 players from a year ago, including fifth-year senior midfielder Hannah Friedrich, who ranks second all-time in Saint Louis history in scoring. Sixth-year defender Brionna Halverson anchors the SLU defense after earning third-team All-Region honors a year ago.

Saturday’s exhibition match will be UE’s lone friendly prior to the start of 2022 season. UE will open the regular-season at home on Thursday, August 18 against Southeastern Conference power Vanderbilt. Overall, Evansville will play nine regular-season matches at home this year, and season tickets are currently available for just $45. A combined UE women’s and men’s soccer season pass is also available for $70, which includes access to 18 regular-season home matches.

Submitted by Athletics

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