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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

What's Happening Today

* Last Week to Enter Libraries' Display Contest!

As the final installment in our summertime “Who Am I?” face recognition display series in the libraries, we’re providing a last contest opportunity for all UE students to correctly guess whose upside down portrait belongs to whom.  The portrait subject:  librarians and library support staff!  *HINT: Pictures will be flipped right-side up this week!*  Only one entry per student - contest open to current UE students only. The winner will be contacted via UE email.  Entry forms and entry box located at the Reference Desk, and the drawing for a Jazzman’s gift certificate will be held on Monday, September 3.  Come meet your library team for the 2012-2013 academic year!

* Delta Omega Zeta Sorority Recruitment Events

Join Delta Omega Zeta in its local sorority recruitment. Any unaffiliated women are welcome to come and have fun. Tuesday is Craft Night located in Room 271 in the Schroeder Family School of Business Administration Building from 7-9 p.m. Join them for fun crafts and snacks. Wednesday is Game Night in the Mortano Pit from 7-9 p.m. Thursday is a Spaghetti Dinner at the DOZ House (Weinbach and Lincoln)  from 5-7 p.m. Join them for fun times, free food, and meeting new friends!

* UE Libraries Tours for New Students

UE Libraries is offering brief library tours for new students during the next several days. Tours will be conducted by library staff members.

Schedule of tours follows. Meet for tours in entry lobby of the library. Come one, come all!

• Tuesday, August 28 at Noon / 4:00 p.m. / 8:00 p.m.

Info You Should Know

* Intramural Soccer Registration Closes Tonight

Intramural soccer registration closes tonight at 11:55 p.m.  You can sign up your team at IMLeagues.com.  If you need any assistance or have any questtions during registration, please contact Rob Latva at rl78@evansville.edu or 812-488-2794.

* Student Development Fund Chair Needed

The Student Development Fund Committee is responsible for distributing funds from the Student Development Fund to registered student organizations.  The chair of the Student Development Fund shall have the duty of upholding the SGA Financial Bylaws and working closely with the University of Evansville Office of Accounting and Audit. The position includes a small salary. Contact Patrick Hayden at ph75@evansville.edu if you are interested.

 


 

* CSE Goes Mobile

The Center for Student Engagement has gone mobile. By downloading a new app hosted by Oohlala, students can see what activities and events are happening on campus. Sort of a “Flush Flash on your phone”. To get the new app, go to gotoohlala.com from any smartphone device to download the app today. On Monday through Wednesday next week, there will be a contest to win a Google Nexus 7 tablet. You must have the app to be able to play the game. More details will be shared about Oohlala and the game at the Organization Fair on Sept. 3 from 4-7 p.m. on the East Terrace Lawn.

* Meal Plan Changes

The deadline for students to change their meal plan is 5:00 pm, Wednesday August 29.  Meal plans change requests can be entered by clicking here.
 

* USPS Closed on Monday, September 3 for Labor Day Holiday

This is a reminder that the United States Postal Service (U.S.P.S.) will be closed Labor Day Day,  Monday, September 3.  Please note due to ongoing USPS changes, UE will not be able to pick up mail from USPS. on Monday, since the Post Office will be completely closed. Any mail picked up from UE areas by Mail Services on Monday, September 3, will be metered and mailed on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 4.  For mailing questions, contact Mail Services at extension 2197.

* Financial Aid Eligibility and Academic Schedule Changes

Financial Aid Eligibility and Academic Schedule Changes: Importance of Finalizing Schedule Changes by Tuesday, August 28

It is important to understand the connection between your academic activity and financial aid eligibility. Please see a counselor in the Office of Financial Aid if you have questions.

TUESDAY,  AUGUST 28 - This is the last day to add a class for the fall semester.  It is also the last day to drop a class without a ‘W’ grade appearing on your transcript.  If you are CERTAIN that you intend to drop a course, while still remaining in at least 12 new credits (full-time), it is important to complete the process on or before Tuesday, August 28.

The number of credit hours for which you are enrolled as of Wednesday, Aug. 29 will be your official "attempted" credits used in May 2013 in the calculation for determining if you meet the federal, state and University standards for Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) for aid renewal. If you drop a course after Tuesday, August 28 a “W” will appear on your transcript, and will count as “attempted” but not “earned.”

View the full University of Evansville policy for Satisfactory Academic Progress for Financial Aid Renewal.

DROPPING BELOW FULL-TIME ENROLLMENT BEFORE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 – Full-time students who are considering dropping below full-time enrollment (12 credits) or part-time students who reduce their course load before Thursday, September 20 could have their charges and financial aid adjusted dramatically. Before September 20, please consult with a financial aid counselor prior to dropping courses.  After September 20, charges and aid remain fixed, even if enrollment is less than full-time.

REPEATED COURSES – If your current schedule includes repeated courses which you have already passed, it is especially important to speak with a financial aid counselor in advance of changing your schedule.  New federal regulations may govern your aid eligibility in a more restrictive way.


 

* Student and Alumni Mentoring Program

Attention all juniors and seniors! Would you like a mentor who is interested in you and your career path? Someone to talk with about your field of study? Someone who understands the challenges you face? Someone who can share their career path with you? Then make your connection with UE alumni and friends through the Student-Alumni Mentor Program. If you are interested, please visit: http://www.evansville.edu/mentoring/studentinfo.cfm
 

* Fall Fitness Center Class Schedule

:Fall Fitness Center classes begin Sept 3! The class schedule is as follows:
Insanity  - Monday through Friday  6:30 -7:30 am

Insanity – Monday through Friday  5-6 p.m.

Total Fitness-  Monday and Wednesday  9-10:00 a.m.

Weight Training – Tuesday and Thursday 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Wallyball – Tuesday (Competitive) and Friday (Beginner) 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Zumba (day class) – Monday and Wednesday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Zumba (evening class) Wednesday 6-7 p.m.

Basic Cardio – Tuesday and Thursday 12:00 -1:00 p.m.

Noon Time Basketball  -Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Hip Hop Abs – Tuesday and Thursday  1:00- 2:00 p.m.

Pilates – Tuesday and Thursday  4:00 -5:00 p.m.

Yoga – Tuesday and Thursday 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Piloxing – Monday 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Line Dancing – Tuesday 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Brazilian Dance – Thursday 6:00 -7:00 p.m.

Congratulations

* Music Management Majors Intern at Prestigious Summer Music Festivals

Nick Seibert, who is a spring 2012 UE graduate, served as assistant stage manager at the Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, NC.  The Eastern Music Festival combines a six-week professional concert series with an intensive training program for advanced music students. Nick assisted in all areas of festival production, including  local and out-of-town concerts, music rehearsals, and masterclasses.

Junior Colleen Vonalt completed a ten week internship as box office assistant at Interlochen Arts Academy.  The Interlochen Center for the Arts draws young people from around the world to study music, theater, and the fine arts.  Colleen’s duties included coordinating ticket sales for all performances throughout the summer season and working in the front of the house for shows.

 

* Baby Announcement

Becky Ziliak, director of the Health Center, is proud to announce the birth of a granddaugher,  Charlotte Elizabeth, who was born in Atlanta, Ga., on August 16. Her parents are UE alums Shannon Rieger Ziliak and Jacob Ziliak.

Sympathy to...

* David Fentress and Family

The UE Community offers condolences to David Fentress, lab supervisor in the Physics Department, and his family on the death of his father Ralph W. Fentress on August 23 in Leitchfield, Ky. He was 83.

Funeral services were held Sunday, August 26, at Rogers-Oller Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Dunaway, Jr. officiating. Burial was in the Leitchfield Memory Gardens.

The complete obituary for Mr. Fentress can be found at rogersoller.com.

 

 

Athletics

* Aces Basketball Signs Egidijus Mockevicius

University of Evansville head men’s basketball coach Marty Simmons has announced the signing of Egidijus Mockevicius to a Athletics Grant In Aid to play for the Purple Aces.Mockevicius, a 6-10 center, comes to Evansville from Vilnius, Lithuania where he attended the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences.

A member of the Lithuania U20 National Team, Mockevicius helped the country to the U20 European Championship in July of 2012 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.  His top outing of the tournament came when he scored 20 points against Spain before posting a team-high 11 in the championship win over France where Lithuania edged them out by a 50-49 final.

He averaged 7.3 points per game while leading the Lithuanians to a 6-3 record in their championship run.  An efficient shooter, Mockevicius hit 27 out of 44 shots to finish the tournament with a .614 shooting percentage.

Mockevicius is the latest addition to join Simmons’ 2012 class. He joins freshmen D.J. Balentine, David Howard and Adam Wing.
 

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