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Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Upcoming Events

* Lytho 1:1 Learning Sessions

The Office of Marketing and Communications is offering 1:1 learning sessions for Lytho, the University workflow system for marketing requests and materials. If you are still trying to navigate Lytho or want to learn more about its tricks and tools, the session can cover:
- Submitting requests
- Marking up changes to your proofs and leaving comments
- Review statuses
- Accessing deliverables (completed files)
- And more

This is open to any faculty, staff, or administrator that has used Lytho or is planning to. For more information, please contact Abigail Perry at

Submitted by Abigail Perry

Info You Should Know

* Lytho tip of the week: How to download deliverables

Learn how to download your deliverables on Lytho.

Submitted by Abigail Perry
* FIN 280 - Intro to Personal Finance now being offered in Fall 2023

FIN 280 - Introduction to Personal Finance is now being offered this fall 2023 on MWF at 11:00 am. This class is generally only offered in the summer, so this is a great opportunity to take a class that is relevant to everyone and will benefit you all in the future! Topics include: Money Management Strategies: Financial Statements and Budgeting; Financial Services; Consumer Credit; The Housing Decision; Property and Auto Insurance; Investing; Retirement Planning; Estate Planning.

Submitted by Chris Brockman
* Floor Cleaning Notice for Multiple Buildings

Floor Cleaning Notice for Multiple Buildings (See Impact Below)

Questions or Concerns Regarding this Work:
Bob Dale,

Description of Work:
A contractor will conduct annual floor cleaning per the schedule listed below. If your building is not listed, it has already been cleaned or will be completed during Christmas Break. Facilities Maintenance Services technicians will move trash containers, recycling bins, chairs, and floor mats. A blue sticker will be placed on the office doorknob when work is finished.

Affected Dates and Buildings:
Sunday, May 14 through
Thursday, June 29, 2023

Week of May 14:
Graves Hall

Weeks of May 21-June 1:
Koch Center

Weeks of June 4 – June 15:
Schroeder School of Business (SOBA)

Weeks of June 18 – June 29:
Carson Center

Impact for Occupants:
There will be intermittent noise, vibrations, and non-toxic odors associated with this work.

Action(s) Required:
- Remove any paper, boxes, and personal belongings from your office floor prior to the scheduled cleaning date.
- Please allow time for the floor to dry prior to placing objects on the floor.
- To have your research lab floors cleaned, contact the Facilities Service Center at 812-488-2775 prior to the scheduled cleaning date.

Thank you for your patience as we maintain our beautiful campus.
To report a facilities emergency, call (812) 488-2775

Submitted by Karen McDonald
* 2023 David Ragland Kids Camp

The 2023 David Ragland Boys & Girls Basketball Camp will take place from May 30th - June 2nd. Camp will take place between 9:00am and 4:00pm over the four days with registration opening on Tuesday the 30th at 8:15am in Meeks Fieldhouse.

An amazing experience for basketball players of all ages, the camp includes lunch each day, the opportunity to work with the UE coaching staff while meeting members of the Purple Aces men's basketball team, a camp t-shirt, contests, competitions and more.

*Discounts of $25 are given to current Aces Assist Club members and UE faculty and staff.

Submitted by Roosevelt Jones


* UE Suzuki Violin Program Faculty Recognized for Teaching Anniversaries

UE Suzuki Talent Education Violin Program instructors, Maria Mastropaolo and Sarah Pearce were recognized for milestone anniversaries as members of the Suzuki faculty during the Program’s May Solo Recital week, May 1-4. Maria Mastropaolo celebrates 25 years of teaching and Sarah Pearce celebrates 15 years on the faculty.  Both have taken extensive training for both Suzuki violin pedagogy and Suzuki Early Childhood Education and are recognized as highly-qualified instructors by the Suzuki Association of the Americas. Sarah and Maria serve as officers on the Executive Board of the Suzuki Association of Indiana. Both have been selected for presentations for the SAA Parents as Partners annual on-line lecture series. Maria has earned a Suzuki Association of the Americas Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Teaching. She has served as faculty for the University of Louisville Suzuki Institute. Maria is a member of the 1st violin section of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. Both teachers are responsible for students who have earned recognition for their distinguished musical accomplishments locally and elserwhere.  Sarah and Maria are graduates of the University of Evansville.

The UE Suzuki Program has been celebrating its 50th anniversary during 2022-2023. Professor Emerita, Carol Dallinger, established the Program when she joined the music faculty in 1972. For information about the UE Suzuki Violin Program go to:

Submitted by Carol J Dallinger


* Baseball Aces Fall In MVC Tournament Final To Indiana State

After rallying for one of the most dramatic victories in school history, the University of Evansville baseball team came up short against top-seeded Indiana State in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament final at Bob Warn Field in Terre Haute, Indiana.

“What a tremendous season!” said UE head coach Wes Carroll. “I cannot thank the seniors and this entire group enough for the effort that they gave all season long, especially this weekend at the conference tournament. We really left it on the field this week, and I couldn’t be prouder of the guys!

“That first game today was one of the most exciting games I have ever been a part of!”

Evansville rallied with a walk-off grand slam by fifth-year first baseman Chase Hug to post a 6-5 win in the opener in one of the most dramatic rallies in school history.

Indiana State scored first in the first inning, but sophomore catcher Evan Waggoner launched a two-run home run to left-center field to give UE a 2-1 lead. The Sycamores would score two runs each in the third and sixth innings to grab a 5-2 lead, and that’s how things stood until the ninth inning, with Indiana State closer Jared Spencer (3-2) on the mound.

After Spencer got the first two outs easily, junior pinch-hitter Brendan Hord walked. Then, sophomore pinch-hitter Ben Stuart came through with a single up the middle on a two-strike pitch to put runners on the corners. Graduate designated hitter Eric Roberts then battle back from being down two strikes to work a walk to load the bases.

Spencer got the first two strikes on Hug to put Indiana State within one strike of winning the MVC Tournament title, but Hug blasted the next pitch over the wall in right field to give UE a 6-5 win and force a winner-take-all final game.

In game two, Indiana State used solo home runs by outfielder Adam Pottinger and shortstop Randal Diaz in the fourth and eighth innings to build a 2-0 lead. Then, ISU blew things open in the ninth inning with four runs to post a 6-0 win. Reliver Cam Edmonson (3-0) worked the final 4.2 innings, allowing only three hits and a walk, while striking out eight. UE senior outfielder Mark Shallenberger went 4-for-4 to lead all players in the nightcap.

Hug and sophomore catcher Evan Waggoner both were named to the MVC All-Tournament team. Junior pitcher Donovan Schultz was also earned the MVC’s Elite 17 Award, honoring the top student-athlete grade-wise in the MVC Tournament game. Schultz holds a 3.99 GPA in Sports Communication at UE.

Evansville concludes the 2023 season with a 37-24 overall record. The 37 victories are the most at Evansville since 2006, and the Purple Aces advanced to the MVC Tournament final for the first time since 2006.

Submitted by Athletics
* Nicholas Gushrowski named to MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team

Excelling in all facets of his tenure as a student-athlete at the University of Evansville, junior men’s golfer Nicholas Gushrowski earned a spot on the Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete First Team.

Gushrowski currently holds a 3.815 GPA as a Civil Engineering major.  He completed the 2022-23 season with a 74.08 stroke average, which was the lowest on the team.  Gushrowski played in 25 rounds with his low effort of a 69 coming in the opening round of the MVC Championship.

He recorded five top-20 finishes with four coming in the top 12 and tied for 9th at the Alabama A&M Fall Invite and in the TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate.  At the MVC Championship, he came home in a tie for 11th at the 2023 MVC Championship and was the Purple Aces’ top finisher.

Submitted by Athletics
* Gui Tesch signs with UE men's basketball

With summer workouts on the horizon, University of Evansville Head Men’s Basketball Coach David Ragland has announced the signing of Gui Tesch.  The 6-foot-9 forward will be a freshman for the Purple Aces in 2023-24.

“We would love to welcome our final piece of the 2023-24 roster, Gul Tesch.  Gui is a very talented player that’s even a better person,” Ragland explained.  “He has proven to succeed here in the states over the past 4 years both academically and athletically.  Gui will add to our roster more height, skill and shooting which were all necessary characteristics our staff sought after during the spring recruiting cycle.”

Tesch spent his senior season playing at the IMG Academy following his time at North Broward Prep.  Over the course of his high school career, Tesch averaged 14.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.  His junior season at North Broward saw him finish with an average of 16 points and 5 boards.

“Gui shoots the ball from beyond the arch well with range.  He can also handle the ball and make decisions that best suit the team.  Gui has competed and been successful with and against some of the best players in the world,” Ragland added.  “He not only has an extremely high-level skillset but also a work ethic that matches.  Our staff looks forward to working with Gui to expand his game and our fans will love watching him evolve over the next 4 years.”

The native of Brazil represented his country in the 2022 FIBA Americas Championship in Mexico.  He led his team with a 23-point, 11-rebound performance against the Dominican Republic while recording 8 points and 5 rebounds over the course of the tournament.  Tesch is set to represent Brazil once again in June when he will take part in the FIBA U19 World Cup.  Running from June 24 through July 2, the tournament will be held in Debrecen, Hungary.

He also participated in the U18 South American Championship where he recorded an average of 10.6 points and 4.2 caroms per game.

Submitted by Athletics

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