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Friday, January 13, 2023

* Get Your W-2 Earlier with Electronic Consent

You can receive your 2022 W-2 either electronically or by mail.

  • Electronic W-2 – Just provide your consent in SelfService, and you will be able to view and print your W-2 as soon as it is ready. Notification will be sent through AceNotes.
  • Paper W-2 – If you do not wish to provide consent, a paper copy will be mailed to your home.

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 give consent to receive your 1095-C form electronically here also.

W-2s for 2022 will be issued no later than January 31, 2023.

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

Submitted by Dawn Bury

Upcoming Events

* Call Out Meeting! Students for Life

UE Students for Life will have a Call Out Meeting on Monday, Jan 16 at 5:15 in Hyde 106. This is an open time to learn about who we are, ask questions, and hear our plans for this semester.

Submitted by Kira O'Neal
* University of Evansville Theatre Presents Glimpses: an Evening with Matt Williams '73

The University of Evansville Department of Theatre is proud to announce that alumnus Matt Williams ’73, will be returning to campus for GLIMPSES: An Evening with Matt Williams, at 7:30p.m., on Saturday, January 21, 2023.

UE Theatre alumnus and an Evansville native, Matt is best known as the Creator and Executive Producer of the hit series ROSEANNE and the Co-Creator and Executive Producer of HOME IMPROVEMENT, one of the most successful programs in television history. Williams started his television career when he joined THE COSBY SHOW during its premiere season and worked as a Writer/Producer on the show for three subsequent seasons. He also Co-created the series A DIFFERENT WORLD. Matt’s work was nominated for Emmy and Humanitas Awards and won a Peabody Award for Outstanding Achievement in Television Writing.

In addition to his many credits, Matt is a founding board member of The New Harmony Project and the Cherry Lane Theatre. Matt is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University School of the Arts Theatre Program. He lives in New York with his wife, actress Angelina Fiordellisi, the Executive Director of the Cherry Lane Theatre.

Williams will be returning to campus to promote his upcoming book titled Glimpses, a new collection of stories of hope, humanity, and humor—his own. During a hardscrabble childhood, Matt heard the voice of a loving, generous Spirit who would be his guide for the rest of his life. This Spirit would lead him into the glamorous realms of New York and Hollywood’s entertainment industry and show him, in encounters both delightful and heartwarming, that God can be found everywhere—especially where you least expect Her. This book presents readers with a compelling provocation—not only to see a glimpse of God in those around us, no matter the circumstances, but to be a glimpse of God for those who also need hope. Within the pages of this memoir is the very real truth: We can all be a light in the darkness.

Tickets for this event can be purchased online at Tickets are $75, which include your seat in the John David Lutz Theatre Lab and a post-show reception, with Matt, in the Matt Williams Lobby of Shanklin Theatre. Livestream tickets to the reading are available for $25. If you have any questions, please call 812.488.2744.

Submitted by Sharla Cowden
* Friday Night Live w/ Pastor JC

Please join Greater Hope Church this Friday at 6 p.m. for their Friday Night Live with Pastor JC in SOBA 162. This event is open to students, faculty, and staff!

Submitted by Rachel Roscoe
* Zoom in and learn about the new Master's in Heritage in Management at UE

Looking to pursue your Master's Degree? Have you ever wondered what it takes to lead a team of archaeologists, provide a fresh business vision for Stonehenge, manage Yosemite National Park’s biodiversity, or assemble a collection of artifacts for the Smithsonian? If so, join us for a free informational session through Zoom about the Master of Arts in Innovative Leadership in Heritage Management.

Date/Time: January 19, 2023 | 12:00 p.m. CDT
Host: The session will be hosted by Emily Stammitti, PhD, Harlaxton College, British Faculty Member and MA Program Director.
Learn More and Register at

Submitted by Holly Lee Smith
* Save a Life: Give Blood to the Red Cross 1/20 in Eykamp

Give blood, help save lives! UE Blood Drive Friday, January 20, Eykamp Hall

UE's Center for Innovation & Change has partnered with the Red Cross and Alpha Phi Omega, our Co-Ed Service Fraternity, to help meet desperate need for blood in our community. Make plans now to donate blood on Friday, January 20 anytime between 7am and 6pm!

To make your appointment, go to and type "UE" in the code or call 1-800-RED CROSS.

Come give Jan. 1-31 and automatically be entered for a chance to win an exciting trip for you and a guest to Super Bowl LVII in Phoenix! Includes travel, hotel, $500 gift card, pre-game activities and more! Terms apply. Visit

Submitted by Andrew Carter

Info You Should Know

* Admission Ambassador Application Now Open

Applications to be an Admission Ambassador are available for the 2023 Spring semester! Applications will close on January 27th, so please fill out the form at this link: if you're interested!

Submitted by Grace Reisinger
* FREE HIV testing at the Health Center first Wednesday of every month

FREE, confidential HIV testing at the Health Center performed by Matthew 25, 1st Wednesday of every month from 9-11am. No appointment necessary.

Submitted by Tara Ulrich
* Harlaxton is accepting Summer & Fall Applications

Harlaxton College is accepting applications for the upcoming summer and fall terms. We are offering two summer sessions in addition to our fall semester. Make sure to talk to your advisor before our deadlines!

The deposit deadline for summer sessions is on January 30, 2023. Deposits are used to determine which classes will run at Harlaxton this summer, so make sure to get your deposit in by the deadline so that your desired classes will be considered. Applications will continue to be accepted past January 30, but your desired classes may not be offered.

Fall applications are due March 6, 2023. You must complete an application and pay your deposit by this date.

To submit an application, please visit:

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to

Submitted by Victoria Cartal
* EXSS 427 Student-led Personal Training

It’s BACK!, the student-led health/fitness training program for the Spring 2023 semester. We are in need of a minimum of 52 faculty/staff members. Who is this for?

UE faculty and staff who can commit to a minimum of 3 times per week for the Spring 2023 semester.

Those who HAVE NOT participated in the past year (Spring and Fall of 2022). We want newbies!

If interested, please complete this google survey to provide your typical availability at

Submitted by William Miller
* Employee of the month/year

The University of Evansville wishes to recognize monthly a non-faculty employee displaying records of achievement as a leader. Leadership may be demonstrated through Service to the University Community, Service to Students and/or Job Performance and Attitude. Please submit nominations by the 15th of each month for the SAA Executive Committee to review and President to approve.

Please click here to access the submittal form.

Questions that arise concerning any employee's status or eligibility will be determined by the SAA Executive Committee.

Award for the Employee of the Month

  • VIP Parking Space All Month
  • One extra Vacation Day
  • $100 in Ace Bucks on UE ID. Ace Bucks can be used at Chick Fila A, Rademacher's, Aces Place, and Chartwell's Dining.
  • Celebrating Fall Recipients as a One Group/Celebrating Spring Recipients as a One Group
    • Lunch with President Pietruszkiewicz – One per semester with a group of winners
    • UE Suite at Ford Center ($200 in food credit/gift certificate/Includes: admission, food and beverages for 20). – 2 nights, one for the fall group during the same fiscal year and one for the spring group in the next fiscal year.
    • A UE jacket with employee last name embroidered on the sleeve.

Award for Employee of the Year

  • $1,300 bonus check
  • 2 Extra Vacation Days
Submitted by Fred Wilson
* Recharge Kit Giveaway

Giveaway time! Enter for a chance to win the bike and helmet in Aces by purchasing two of the following items: Gatorade bar, Planter's trail mix, Rockstar, Mountain Dew Energy, or Celcius. The last day to enter is February 1, and the winner will be announced on our social media accounts (@foodateue), so make sure to follow to find out who wins!

Submitted by Ka'Bria Carr
* Update to Dependent Tuition Remission Policy

We are happy to announce the employee tuition benefit has been updated to reflect a shorter waiting period for 100% tuition remission for dependents. Dependent child/spouse of full-time employee will now be eligible for 100% remission the first full semester after employee begins employment at UE. The policy can be viewed in its entirety on the HR section of the MyUE page under "Benefits".

Submitted by Lori LeDuc
* Apply to be an Orientation Leader

Applications are now LIVE to apply to be an Orientation Leader! Help incoming UE students through SOARs, Welcome Week, and the transition to college life. If you would like more information before applying, please reach out to the UE Orientation Leader Co-Chairs, Kyleigh Mayer (km540) and/or Nick Buechlein (nb188). Applications will be due February 1st, 2023.

Submitted by Shelby Gardner
* Ace CARE Van Needs Volunteers

Ace CARE is a student-run organization that provides free physical therapy services to the uninsured and underinsured people of the Evansville community. This wonderful program allows students from the physical therapy, physician assistant, athletic training, and health science undergraduate degrees to get hands-on practice with patients while also providing health care to individuals who would not receive it otherwise!

Ace CARE has the amazing ability to provide a vulnerable community with transportation to and from their sessions on campus through the use of a van. There are even one to two physical therapy students riding along throughout the routes to help safely transfer patients into and out of the van. Currently, there is a need for more volunteers to donate their time, and help drive the van on Tuesday nights from 4 - 7:30pm. If you are interested or have any questions, please reach out to Dr. Schwartzkopf-Phifer at

Come be a part of an organization that truly is changing lives and making the Evansville community a better place!

Submitted by Megan Fulhorst
* Spring Meal Plan Changes

Students can adjust meal plans for the Spring semester until Friday, January 13, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.

Adjust your meal plan online.

Submitted by Brian Conner


* Men's basketball welcomes Valparaiso on Saturday

In search of its first Missouri Valley Conference victory of the season, the University of Evansville men’s basketball team welcomes Valparaiso to the Ford Center on Saturday afternoon.  Tip is set for 3 p.m. CT with the Purple Aces Radio Network and ESPN+ having the coverage.

Setting the Scene
- UE head coach David Ragland was an assistant on Matt Lottich’s Valpo staff for two seasons (2016-17 and 2017-18)
- Both sitting at 0-7 in Valley play, the Purple Aces and Beacons are looking to break through for their first conference triumph
- UE has fallen by an average of 23.6 points per game in its seven MVC games
- The closest match-up came on Jan. 7 when the Aces dropped a 69-61 home game to Illinois State

Last Time Out
- After staying within striking distance in the first half of Wednesday’s game at Bradley, a huge run to open the second half doomed the Aces in a 91-46 loss
- Up 46-30 at halftime, Bradley outscored UE by a 41-5 margin in the opening 17 minutes of the second half
- Kenny Strawbridge Jr. registered a team-high 13 points while Marvin Coleman II added 11

The Mark of Consistency
- Kenny Strawbridge Jr. scored 13 points at Bradley and has chipped in at least 8 points in 17 out of 18 games
- He continues to lead the Aces while sitting 8th in the MVC with his season average of 16.0 points per game
- Finishing with a game-high 22 points at Indiana State, he reached the 20-point mark for the 7th time this season
- In the Dec. 21 game against Bellarmine, Strawbridge was held scoreless in the opening half but rebounded with 22 points in the final 20 minutes

Raising the Bar
- Yacine Toumi has hauled in at least five rebounds in six straight contests while raising his season average from 5.1 to 5.8 per game
- His top tally of 11 came in the win over Bellarmine while he added 9 at Bradley to solidify his mark of 5.8/game, which is tied for 15th in the Valley
- He looks to get back on track with his offense as he is shooting just 20.0% (7/35) over the last three games while averaging 5.0 points

Keep on Rolling
- Over his last eight games, Marvin Coleman II is averaging 14.6 points per game while raising his season average from 5.4 points to 9.5
- He scored a career-best 22 points at Missouri State on Jan. 4 and followed that with 16 points against Illinois State
- Coleman reached double figures just once in the first 10 games before doing so in seven of the last eight outings
- His effort at Missouri State bested his old record of 18 points, which came earlier this season against Campbell

Scouting the Opponent
- Valparaiso heads to the Ford Center for Saturday’s game with a 6-12 record while dropping their first seven league contests
- On Tuesday, the Beacons lost a home contest to Belmont by a final of 74-59
- Ben Krikke paces Valpo with a season scoring average of 17.8 points per game along with his rebounding tally of 5.9 per contest
- Kobe King is second on the team with a mark of 16.6 points while Quinton Green checks in at 10.5 PPG
- Nick Edwards paces the team with a season total of 86 assists and 26 steals

Submitted by Athletics
* UE Track & Field Returns To Action At Commodore Challenge

The University of Evansville track and field teams will get back to action this weekend, as the Purple Aces will take part in the two-day Commodore Challenge hosted by Vanderbilt University at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility in Nashville, Tennessee.  The meet will begin Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. and continue on Saturday at 11 a.m., with both days being available live on the SEC Network+.

The Commodore Challenge will feature competitors for 17 different schools, including 13 Division I institutions.  A stacked Division I field includes student-athletes from Alabama, Austin Peay, Belmont, Evansville, Indiana, Lipscomb, Lindenwood, Middle Tennessee State, Murray State, Ole Miss, Tennessee Tech, Vanderbilt, and Western Kentucky.

This weekend will mark UE’s first meet since opening the 2022-23 indoor season on December 3 at both the Commonwealth College Opener in Louisville, Kentucky and the Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener in Boston, Massachusetts.  Senior Zach Dove (Princeton, Ind./Princeton Community) and graduate student Antonia Lamond (Nutley, N.J./Paramus Catholic) combined to break three indoor throwing records to lead the way for UE at the Commonwealth Opener.  Meanwhile, graduate student Melanie Helder (Hudsonville, Mich./Hudsonville) came within 11 seconds of breaking the UE school record in the 3,000-meters at the Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener.

In addition to the Commodore Challenge being seen live on the SEC Network+, live meet results can also be found on-line at  This weekend’s competition will be the first of five weeks of indoor competition for UE, before the Purple Aces take part in the 2023 Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on February 26-27 in Chicago, Illinois.

Submitted by Athletics

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