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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Upcoming Events

* Farewell Reception for LaToya Smith Planned for Friday

There will be a farewell reception for LaToya Smith on Friday, June 8 from 3-4 p.m. in the lobby of Olmsted Administration Hall. Please stop by to say goodbye to LaToya and wish her well in her new job!

* Wellness Nurse on Campus on June 11

The wellness nurse will be in Koch Center's north lobby on Monday, June 11, from 1–3 p.m.  The nurse will be available to answer health care questions, to review the HRA credit program, or to check your weight, blood pressure or blood sugar.

* TIAA-CREF Counseling

The TIAA CREF representative will be on the UE campus on Wednesday, June 20 for individual counseling sessions.  To schedule an appointment, call TIAA CREF at 1-800-732-8353 or 317-706-6200.   The sessions are held in the Clifford Rare Books Room of the University Libraries (Room 158).  If you have any questions, call Carol McCraney at extension 2943


Info You Should Know

* UE Libraries Announces Weekend Hours for Summer Session II

The Libraries will be closed on weekends for Summer Session II both on Saturdays and Sundays. (Library has been open only on Summer Sundays.)  Weekend access to library resources will be provided exclusively through the Libraries’ website ( Use of the library on Summer Sundays has been very low during the past decade.  Library hours for Summer Session II will be Mondays through Fridays only.  Final Summer Sunday on which the Libraries will be open is June 10.

Summer Sunday closing is undertaken on a trial basis in order to determine impact upon student learning and research.  Student and faculty comment on this trial will be gathered and assessed in order to determine future Summer weekend hours for UE Libraries.  Contact William Louden, University Librarian, with comments at 488.2376  or

* UE Bookstore Open Saturday

The UE Bookstore will be open this Saturday, June 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. as part of SOAR activiites.  Also a representative from Sweet Poppins will be in the Bookstore on Friday, June 9, offering free flavored popcorn samples to anyone.  Take a break and stop over for a sweet treat! 



* Kaczmarski Named Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American

University of Evansville outfielder Kevin Kaczmarski has been selected as a 2012 Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American by Collegiate Baseball newspaper, announced Wednesday.

Kaczmarski becomes the 10th player in Aces history to earn Freshmen All-America honors, with the most recent being teammate Eric Stamets in 2010.

Kaczmarski, a native of Cary, Ill., was named second team All-Missouri Valley Conference this spring, leading the squad with a .328 batting average, 17 runs, and a .493 slugging percentage in MVC games. The rookie also ranked third on the team with a .303 season average and squad-best .410 on-base percentage. Kaczmarski co-ranked third in the Valley and co-led the Aces with five triples, while also belting 13 doubles, one home run and had 33 runs batted in.

Starting 57 games in centerfield, Kaczmarski ended his freshman campaign with 152 putouts, five assists, and a perfect fielding percentage.

Kaczmarski will look to continue his stellar play this summer, competing for the Waterloo Bucks in the Northwoods League alongside Evansville teammate Jason Hockemeyer.

UE Freshmen All-Americans
1998     Wes Carroll, second base
                 HM, Collegiate Baseball
1999     Preston Larrison, pitcher
                 2nd team, Baseball America
                 HM, Collegiate Baseball
1999     Vince Serafini, utility
                    3rd team, Baseball America
2001     Mike Serafini, third base
                     H.M., Collegiate Baseball
2002     Anthony Albano, outfielder
                     H.M., Collegiate Baseball
2003     Erik Lis, designated hitter
                     1st team, Collegiate Baseball
2004     Pat Tumilty, designated hitter
                     1st team, Collegiate Baseball
2008    Greg Wallace, outfielder
                     1st team, Collegiate Baseball
2010     Eric Stamets, shortstop
                     1st team, Collegiate Baseball
                     1st team, Pro-Line Athletic NCBWA
                     2nd team, Ping!Baseball
2012       Kevin Kaczmarski, outfield
                      Collegiate Baseball


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