University of Evansville


Wednesday, January 31, 2024

* 1098-Ts Have Been Processed

1098-T forms have been processed for students. By providing consent for electronic 1098-T, you can view/print your 1098-T now. Simply log into Self-Service, go to Tax Information, and select 1098 Information.

1098-Ts will be mailed to those students who do not provide their consent to receive electronically.

View the 1098-T webpage for more information about how to use this informational tax document.

Submitted by Amy Sowders

Upcoming Events

* Join us for the Venturing Crew 365 spring break trip

Join Venturing Crew on March 1-March 6 for a trip to remember in North Carolina for only $75!

We will have 2 spring break options!

Hanging out in a base camp exploring the mountains, waterfalls while in a cabin that is right on a mountain lake.

There will also be a second group, weather permitting that will be backpacking the Art Loeb Trail!

Email me at to ask more questions and sign up!

We will also have tables at the following dates and times if you want to learn more and sign up!

Feb 1 Thursday (12:30-2:30)

Feb 2 Friday (1-3)

Feb 9 Friday (12:30-2:30)

Feb 15 Thursday (4:30-6:30)

Feb 16 Friday (12:30-2:30)

Feb 22 Thursday (12:30-2:30)

Submitted by Ezekiel Grant
* Blood Drive

The University of Evansville SAA will be hosting a blood drive on February 14, 2024, in Eykamp. The drive will run from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Submitted by Dina Willming
* Headshots on Tuesday, February 6

Are you a new employee in need of a headshot, or have you been working at UE for awhile and need an updated one? Photographer Chris Berneking will be on campus next Tuesday, February 6, at 2:15 p.m. for headshots. If you would like to be added to the list, please contact Julie Beer at jb855. Headshots will be taken outdoors on the front oval lawn. In the event of rain, they will be moved inside the SOBA atrium.

Submitted by Julie Beer /
* Lunch and Learn-I am NOT My Hair

Join the Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion along with UE panelist for a discussion on their FREEdom of their hair in showing up in higher education settings.

Lunch will be provided and registration is required (scan the QR code to register) OR click to register.

Submitted by Melissa Moore
* Shannon Bourn Art Exhibit

The Department of Art is pleased to welcome the spring 2024 Efroymson Artist in Residence, Shannon Bourn. Her exhibit, "I SEE YOU", will be open from January 22 - February 24, 2024 in the Melvin Peterson Gallery. Ms. Bourn will lead a student lecture and several student workshops during her residency in the Melvin Peterson Gallery. These events are supported by the Efroymson Family Fund.

Please plan to attend the public reception and lecture in the Melvin Peterson Gallery on Thursday, February 15 at 6:30 pm.

Submitted by Carol L McCraney
* 2024 Student Art Showcase

The Department of Art is pleased to present the 2024 Student Art Showcase in the Krannert Gallery through mid-February. This exhibit features examples of work created the first semester by UE Art Students.

Please support the students by attending the Meet and Greet reception on Thursday January 25 from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm in the Krannert Gallery. This event is hosted by the UE Friends of Art.

Submitted by Carol L McCraney
* Vanderburgh Co. Health Department mobile STD testing coming to campus

Free STD testing event on Friday, February 9th from 11:30-2:30 in lot H by the Carson Center. Look for the Vanderburgh Co. Health Department mobile unit for incentinves, information, and free testing! Anyone is welcome!

Submitted by Tara Ulrich
* Come Celebrate Black History Month

Welcome to Black History Month!

Join us as we kick off our Black History Month celebration on Thursday, February 1, 2024, beginning at 3pm in the Multicultural Student Commons.

You do not want to miss the fun, games, music, and laughter!

Submitted by Melissa Moore
* University of Evansville African American Alumni Association (UEAAA) Presents Extraordinary Black History Month Documentary Event

The University of Evansville African American Alumni Association (UEAAA) proudly presents a special Black History Month event featuring Arnell Hill '80, the award-winning creator of a documentary spotlighting his UE experiences. The documentary, honored at the Indy Fest Film awards and showcased at the Heartland International Film Festival, offers a unique insight into the African American student journey at the University of Evansville. This event will take place at the EVPL Central Library on Walnut Street on February 6th, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. free of charge.

UEAAA invites faculty to include this historic event as an extra credit option in their Spring 2024 syllabi. Sponsored by the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library, this is a unique chance for students to explore the African American student experience.

For more information, contact UEAAA.

Submitted by Noah Alatza

Info You Should Know

* Faculty Scholarship Display

The Libraries are currently hosting the FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP DISPLAY until February 4, 2024. Works produced or published or grants received from August 2022 until July 2023 were eligible for inclusion. You should wander over and take at look at your colleagues' impressive scholarship!

Submitted by Meg Atwater-Singer
* Students Invited to Participate in UE Student Research and Honors Symposium

The 2024 UE Student Research and Honors Symposium is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17. This event will showcase the scholarly activities of students of diverse disciplines across UE’s campus, including the graduating seniors of the Honors Program.

All students are invited to apply to participate by submitting an abstract for their papers. For more information or to submit an abstract, please visit:

The deadline for submitting an abstract is Friday, March 22.

Contact Jayme Williams at with any questions.

Submitted by Jayme Williams
* UE Theatre Seeks Students for Ensemble in Waiting for Lefty

The Department of Theatre is casting non-theatre majors as ensemble members of the NYC Taxi Cab Union in the Shanklin Theatre production of WAITING FOR LEFTY, by Clifford Odets. No previous experience required.

Anyone who applies must be available for all technical and performance dates, as well as some occasional rehearsals after Spring Break. Those dates include but are not limited to: technical rehearsals April 6 through 11 and April 17, as well as be available for the run of the show, April 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, and 21.

To be considered please email Stacey Yen at and Allie Wheeless at aw534@evansville.eduwith the subject line “Ensemble Casting.” Deadline to express interest in being cast is January 31. Auditions will be scheduled for the first week of February.

Visiting Assistant Professor Stacey Yen takes the helm of the final production of the season with Clifford Odet’s WAITING FOR LEFTY. Inspired by true events of a 1934 New York taxicab strike, this fictional retelling creates a powerful mosaic of the trials and tribulations of the working class. First produced in 1935, this play made a sensation of its playwright, who became the theatrical conscience of a generation, and this work remains one of the most celebrated and significant plays of the American Theatre. With the fight for living wages and safe, equitable workplaces continuing to cause political debates, this seminal play illustrates the power of individual protest and the right to reform. Grab your picket sign and get ready to march!

Submitted by Stacey Yen


* January Employee of the Month Results

Congratulations to Tonya Albright for being voted as the January 2024 Employee of the Month!

See the SAA Homepage for more information! MyUE: Staff and Administrators Assembly - Home (

Submitted by Nick Messer


* Aces take on UIC on Wednesday at Ford Center

Fresh off its third Missouri Valley Conference win of the season, the University of Evansville men’s basketball team looks for more when they host UIC on Wednesday evening.  Tip is set for 7 p.m. CT with ESPN+ and the Purple Aces Radio Network having the coverage.

Season Win Notes

- For the first time in five seasons, the Purple Aces have won double digit games, earning win #10 of 2023 with an 82-51 victory over Tennessee Tech on Dec. 20

- With the win, UE clinched its first 10-win season since earning 11 victories in 2018-19; the 10th win also doubled the win total from the entirety of last season

- UE earned its 12th win of the season on Jan. 27 against Illinois State; it is the first time UE has won 12 games since 2017-18

- When Evansville racked up its 11th win on Jan. 17 against Valpo, the program won as many games this season as the last two years combined

Last Time Out

- Another total team effort resulted in the Purple Aces earning a 58-54 win over the Redbirds on Saturday

- After ISU opened the game on a 10-2 run, UE rallied to tie it up at 10-10 and would lead by six at the half

- Evansville’s lead reached 13 points in the second half, but the Redbirds cut their deficit to two in the final minute

- Yacine Toumi led a trio of double-digit scorers with 17 points while Josh Hughes tallied 11 and Tanner Cuff recorded 10

The Run Continues

- Following the Dec. 2 game against UNI, Yacine Toumi’s season scoring average stood at 8.8 points per game

- In the 13 games since, he has scored a total of 173 points, an average of 13.3 PPG

- Toumi has scored 13+ points in each of the last four games and has finished in double figures in 11 of those 13 games

- His efficiency continues to rank among the best in the MVC as his 57.5% shooting is 5th in the league


- For the first time this season, Tanner Cuff has posted consecutive double figure scoring games; he scored 13 points at UNI before recording 10 against Illinois State

- Going into the road game against the Panthers, he was averaging 5.0 PPG in the previous six games; he has 11.5 PPG in the last two outings

- Over the last 4 games, Cuff has 8 assists and just 2 turnovers; the 6 games prior saw him post 6 assists and 10 turnovers

- Cuff’s season assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.43 is second in the MVC

You Better Watch Out

- Kenny Strawbridge Jr. has been credited with an average of 1.75 steals per game - third in the MVC

- Over the last four games, he has upped that average to 2.5 with 10 swipes

- While he has averaged 7.3 points in the last 6 games, Strawbridge continues to rank 4th on the team with a 9.6 PPG

Scouting the Opponent

- UIC heads to the Ford Center with an overall record of 8-13 and a 1-9 mark in the MVC

- The Flames have dropped six games in a row after defeating Valparaiso on Jan. 6

- In non-conference play, the Flames were 7-4 with wins over Loyola, Middle Tennessee, George Washington and Jacksonville State

- Isaiah Rivera is the leading scorer for UIC, recording an average of 14.2 points per game

- He is a 46.6% shooter from the field and has converted 41.4% of his 3-point tries

- CJ Jones has posted 11.0 PPG while Toby Okani averages 10.8 points and a team-high 7.1 rebounds

Submitted by Athletics

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