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Friday, May 4, 2012

* Summer Hours Begin May 7

The University will begin a modified summer schedule starting Monday, May 7 and ending Monday, August 6. 

Business hours for the campus will be adjusted during this period to 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In all cases, the area supervisor is responsible for the scheduling decisions that will best meet the University’s and their respective department’s service requirements during business hours. We will return to regular hours on Monday, August 6.

The modified summer work schedule is incumbent on ensuring coverage to service our many constituencies. It is important to maintain our commitment and communication with students and their parents during the summer months. Your assistance in this regard is greatly appreciated. 


What's Happening Today

* Nursing Pinning Ceremony

The University of Evansville Dunigan Family Department of Nursing and Health Sciences will hold its Nursing Class of 2012 Baccalaureate Pinning Ceremony on Friday, May 4, at 7:00 p.m. in Eykamp 251 in Ridgway University Center,

* Clothing Drive

The PTA Club is having an end of the semester clothing drive from April 26 until May 5. There will be a donation box in Ridgway University Center by the information desk between those dates. AThis event is open to students and faculty. Any old clothes donated will be greatly appreciated and all contributions will be donated to Aurora.



Upcoming Events

* Commencement Set for Saturday

UE Commencement is set for this Saturday, May 5, at the Ford Center in downtown Evansville. The  ceremony starts at 1:30 p.m. with student robing at 12:30 p.m. and faculty robing at 1 p.m. The Baccalaureate service is planned for 10:00 a.m. that day in Neu Chapel. Graduates – if you have family and friends who will be unable to attend, let them know that they can watch Commencement via live streaming at


* Summer Golf League

The Summer Golf League starts on May 10! Email if you might be interested in participating. All skill levels are welcomed and encouraged to play.



Info You Should Know

* Bookstore Graduation Weekend Hours

The UE Bookstore will be open Friday, May 4 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,and Saturday, May 5, Graduation Day, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The store will not be open on Sunday, May 6.

Also summer hours begin at the Bookstore starting May 7.  Summer hours are Mondays-Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, and .closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

* Scam Alerts – Copiers/Printers

Individuals on campus are again randomly receiving scam calls from individuals requesting departmental printer and/or copier model or serial information. Keep in mind, UE current printer/copier vendors already have access to UE equipment and will never call departments requesting it.  In some cases, scammers are calling for individuals by name, saying that they need copier/printer information for repair purposes. A scammers intent is to obtain information and to bill the University. PLEASE DO NOT GIVE THEM ANY INFORMATION. Simply tell the caller that you are not authorized to provide information and refer them to the Office of Administrative Services. Usually this quickly ends the conversation.

If you receive a scam call, please report it to Kim Winsett, Office of Administrative Services, at ext. 2940.

* Libraries May Intersession Hours Schedule

UE Libraries will observe the following hours schedule during the May Intersession. Contact William Louden, University Librarian, with questions at 488.2376  or .

May Intersession  (May 3-13):

- Thursday, May 3rd:          8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Friday, May 4th:                 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Saturday, May 5th:           CLOSED
- Sunday, May 6th:              CLOSED
- Monday, May 7th:            8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, May 8th:            8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, May 9th:     8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Thursday, May, 10th:       8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Friday, May 11th:               8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Saturday, May 12th:         CLOSED
- Sunday, May 13th:            CLOSED

Summer Session hours begin on May 14.


* Interested in a Free Copy of the 2011 LinC?

Stop by Student Publications before June 1 to pick up a copy.  Copies are free while supplies last. 

* Registrar's Office Closed on Friday

The Office of the Registrar will be closed at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 4 for graduation preparation.  If you have business in this office, please make sure you come before 11 a.m.

* Fitness Center Hours

Fitness Center Hours are as follows:
Wednesday April 25 - Reading and Study Day  6:30 a.m. -7:00 p.m.
Thursday April 26  - 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday April 27 - 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday April 28 - 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sunday April 29 – 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday April 30 – 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday May 1 – 8:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday May  2 -8:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m.
Thursday May  3 – 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday May 4 - 8:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m.
Saturday May 5 - Closed
Sunday May 6 – Closed
Monday – May 7- Summer Hours Begin

* Final Exam Week Library Hours

• Wednesday, April 25:  7:45  a.m.   -    1:00 a.m.
• Thursday, April 26:       7:45 a.m.    -    1:00 a.m.
• Friday, April 27:             7:45 a.m.    -    8:00 p.m.
• Saturday, April 28:      10:00 a.m.   -    8:00 p.m.  
• Sunday, April 29:                   Noon   -    1:00 a.m.
• Monday, April 30:          7:45 a.m.   -    1:00 a.m.     
• Tuesday, May 1:              7:45 a.m.   -    Midnight
• Wednesday, May 2:       7:45 a.m.   -    5:00 p.m.
• Thursday, May 3:            7:45 a.m.   -    5:00 p.m.
• Friday, May 4:                  7:45 a.m.   -    5:00 p.m.
• Saturday, May 5:             CLOSED
• Sunday, May 6:                CLOSED

* Summer Sessions Online Classes

Consider taking a UE online course this summer. Check out these online courses to meet your needs. Visiting students can contact the Center for Adult Education Department (812-488-2981) for registration assistance.  For a detailed listing of ALL summer course offerings at UE, please visit

Summer I Online Courses:
ART 105 – Introduction to Visual Arts
ARTH 209 – Survey of Art II
BUS 380 – Leadership
CHEM 108 – Elementary Chemistry
COMM 380 – Intercultural Communication
EDUC 100 – History & Found of Amer Educ
EDUC 320 – Teach Strategies in K-12 Schools
EDUC 322 – Spec Need Stud K-12
EXSS 190 – Intro to Public Health
MATH 105 – College Algebra
MATH 221 – Calculus I
MATH 222 – Calculus II
MGT 280 – Leadership
MGT 311 – Mgmt Information Systems
MGT 377 – Organizational Behavior
MKT 325 – Principles of Marketing
PSCI 100 – World Politics
QM 227 – Introduction to Statistics
REL 150 – Intro New Testament
SOC 105 – Intro to Sociology

Summer II Online Courses:
ACCT 211 – Principles of Accounting II
ART 105 – Introduction to Visual Arts
BUS 380 – Social Media Strategy
COMM 130 – Intro to Communication
EDUC 320 – Teach Strategies in K-12 Schools
EDUC 516 – Adv Educ Technol & Application
EXSS 195 – Global Health Issues
HSA 414/514 – Health Care Mgmt & HR
HIST 111 – World History to 1500
MGT 310 – Production/Operations Mgmt
NUTR 280 – Nutrition in Health & Disease
PSCI 100 – World Politics
PSYC 416 – Human Sexuality
REL 130 – Christian Thought
SOC 230 – Social Problems Modern World



* Matthew Knoester

A new volume edited by Assistant Professor of Education Matthew Knoester titled "International Struggles for Critical Democratic Education," has been sent to press and will be available at the end of June. Chapters of the book focus on educational issues in Israel, China, South Korea, India, Brazil, and the United States.

* 2012 Dean's Outstanding Teacher Award Winners

The 2012 Dean's Outstanding Teacher Award winners are:

Don Roberts – College of Engineering and Computer Science
The winner of the Dean’s Outstanding Teacher Award in the College of Engineering and Computer Science is Dr. Don Roberts, Associate Professor of Computer Science. Dr. Roberts is completing his 10th year at the University of Evansville. Among Don’s teaching achievements is a course that teaches students to develop Applications (Apps) for the iPhone. In addition, he is an outstanding trivia player.

Walt Lewis - College of Education and Health Sciences
Walt Lewis began teaching in the School of Education at the University of Evansville in 2000. In addition to teaching he has served as director of Student Teaching and the Transition to Teaching program, and for two years he led the School of Education as its chair. Prior to coming to the University of Evansville, he had a successful career as a teacher and principal in the EVSC during which time he was named Outstanding Educator of the Year by the University of Evansville.

Omer Bayar – Schroeder Family School of Business Administration
Omer Bayar joined the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration at the University of Evansville in 2010. His primary teaching areas include Principles of Microeconomics and International Monetary Economics. His research interests parallel his teaching interests and focuses on monetary policy adjustment, interaction of housing market and the macro-economy, and the effect of international sporting events on trade. He received his PhD from the University of Tennessee where he was the recipient of the J. Fred and Wilma A. Holly Fellowship.

John Lakey – College of Arts and Sciences
John Lakey began teaching in the Department of Psychology at the University of Evansville in 1973 following the award of his Ph.D. in Physiological Psychology from the U. of Texas and his M.S. in clinical psychology from St. Mary’s University of San Antonio.  Dr. Lakey teaches many psychology courses including the senior seminar course.  He is currently serving as the Department Chair in Psychology. 

John David Lutz – College of Arts and Sciences
John David Lutz began teaching in the Department of Theatre in 1965 following a graduate degree from the University of Denver.  He is a graduate of the University of Evansville.  He has been the department chair since 1983.  He has been honored with many awards for his teaching and directing including:  the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Gold Medallion, the Berger Award for Outstanding Creative Artist, and the Indiana Governor’s Arts Award for Arts Educator of the Year.  He has also been inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Theatre.




Sympathy to...

* Donations in memory of Carson Board

Women’s soccer coach Krista McKendree and her husband, Michael Board appreciate the many expressions of support for their family during the loss of their infant son, Carson. For those who are interested in doing so, they ask that memorial contributions be made to the Riley Children’s Foundation, with a notation that it go to the NICU. Krista says they hope it will reflect their gratitude for taking such good care of Carson during his time there.

Online contributions can be made through At the end under additional comments, please ask that the contribution be directed to the NICU Fund.  If you would prefer to send a check, it should be made payable to Riley Children's Foundation with “NICU Fund” in the memo line. The address is 30 South Meridian St, Suite 200 Indianapolis, IN 46204.



* Homers Life Hill Toppers to 3-0 Win

The University of Evansville softball team fell in today’s single game against Western Kentucky by a final score of 3-0. The Lady Toppers used two home runs to score all three runs of the night.

The Aces notched six hits as a team in the loss. Sophomore Niki Rahming led the offense on the day, going 2-for-3 with a pair of singles.

Junior Sarah Patterson took the loss in the circle, scattering five hits and fanning three batters in her 12th complete-game effort of the season.

The Aces (15-36) will return home to wrap up the regular season with a three-game series against Indiana State this weekend. With a bid to the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on the line, Evansville must win all three games against the Sycamores to keep its post-season hopes alive.

Junior Alicia Betancur started the top of the second by reaching base on a WKU infield error. Rahming followed with a hit in the first pitch of her at bat, dropping a single in shallow center to put runners at first and second. A fielder’s choice cut down Rahming at second, giving UE runners on the corners with junior Halie Malone at first. An infield groundout advanced Malone to second with two outs on the board. Freshman Victoria Dellorto then attempted a suicide bunt attempt in an effort to bring home Betancur, but she was thrown out by a half step at first base to close out the inning and shut down the threat.

The bottom of the second started with a hit by pitch, as Patterson put Laura Smith on with her eighth hit batter of the season. Amanda Thomas then delivered a one-out home run over the centerfield wall to give WKU the 2-0 lead. 
Back-to-back singles by Dellorto and sophomore Katie Sears gave Evansville runners at first and second with one out in the top of the fifth. A double steal attempt led to an errant throw by WKU catcher Karavin Dew, as Dellorto tried to score from third on the overthrow but was gunned down at home on a bullet from leftfielder Kelsie Mattox. Sears was able to advance to third on the play, but was stranded at the bag as the inning ended on a strikeout.

Mattox added to Western’s lead with a two-out solo home run in the bottom of the fifth to edge the score to 3-0.



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