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AceNotes Today

Monday, July 23, 2012

* UE Magazine Survey

Please take a few minutes to complete a short online survey about UE Magazine. It is the goal of the magazine staff to present stories and features that interest a broad audience of alumni, donors, and friends of UE. The results of the survey will be an important gauge in how we can make the magazine better. Please go to  

Your responses will be confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside of UE. It won’t take long and we’ll draw names for some UE prizes from those who have responded by July 31. Drop by out Facebook page on or about August 1 to find out who won.


Upcoming Events

* Dance Team Auditions

The University of Evansville Aces Dance Team invites all eligible students to audition for the Dance Team for the 2012-2013 season. Auditions will be held on August 30 from 8 pm to 10 pm and August 31 from 6 pm to 9 pm. The first day of auditions will consist of learning a short, choreographed dance and practicing technique. The second day will consist of showing examples of required technique, preforming the choreographed routine, showcasing 1 minute of original original choreography to music (this should be prepared prior to auditions), and a short interview. Auditions will be held in the Small Gym of the Carson Center.

Information about the 2012-2013 season will be provided at the call out meeting on August 27 from 9 pm to 10 pm in Room 113, Carson Center.

A private or video audition may be arranged if needed and will be allowed at the discretion of the coaching staff.

There is a $20 audition fee. Please refrain from wearing baggy clothing during auditions. Footwear is required.

More information is available at

Please contact Coach Arata with any questions or concerns at or 502-689-4085. We hope to see you at auditions!


Info You Should Know

* Attention UE Cardholders!

The July Pcard Cycle began on June 22 and ended Monday, July 23.  Pcards statements must  be reconciled and printed from SDG2 as of July 25 and submitted along with your receipts in a Pcard Envelope.  GL will upload on July 30.

* Health Tip: Healthier Lifestyle

It can be a challenge to balance a healthier lifestyle with work, family and other commitments. You can easily add fitness to the mix by modifying some of your usual routines: instead of Saturday morning cartoons with the kids and a cup of coffee, try a morning bike ride or game of catch.  Suggest a new active tradition to friends or family members and challenge them to come along for the ride.

The nurse will be in Koch North lobby on Monday, July 23, 1 - 3 p.m.  Please stop by with health questions, or for a blood pressure or blood sugar check.

* TIAA-CREF Retirement Plan Fee Disclosure

A new Department of Labor regulation will soon take effect to help employees who participate in the University of Evansville retirement plan make more informed decisions about thier investment options.  The University wants to make sure you have all the information you need to take full advantage of its TIAA-CREF retirement plan.

Within the next few days you will be receiving an e-mail from TIAA-CREF plan fees. In the meantime, to help you better understand services and fees associated with your retirement plan, please read: or visit for helpful information, including:
• Understanding plan fees – the basics
• How to receive the most value for your plan
• Additional resources to help ensure you’re on the right track

TIAA-CREF and the University of Evansville are committed to providing you with ongoing support to help you better understand the fees and expenses associated with your plan. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Office of Human Resources if you have questions or you can speak with an experienced TIAA-CREF Financial Consultant at 1-800 842-2273, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., ET.

* Attention UE Students - Laundry Card Reimbursement

Student reimbursement for funds remaining on laundry cards ends Monday, July 23 at 4:00 p.m.  Be sure to bring your laundry card to Administrative Services at 1 South Frederick Street. (General Services building where Safety & Security is located), if you are interested in obtaining a reimbursement for remaining funds on your laundry card.

* Libraries Announces Summer Intersession Hours

UE Libraries will observe the following schedule of open hours during the forthcoming Summer intersession
which begins on July 21st and concludes on August 21.  Contact William Louden, University Librarian, with
questions at 812.488.2376 or .

• Monday – Friday:         8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Saturday & Sunday:     CLOSED



* Aces Announce Men's Basketball Season Ticket Holder Campaign

Season ticket holders for the University of Evansville men’s basketball team will have the opportunity to win several special prizes and unique experiences as the Aces will hold the 15 For 15 Campaign beginning on July 25.

Starting that Wednesday, a drawing will be held each business day until August 15.  All existing season ticket holders who renew their tickets for the upcoming season will be eligible to win one of the prizes listed below.

The prizes will include:
-       Ball delivery kid: deliver the game ball to the referees prior to a mutually agreeable home game
-       Meet and greet and a photo opportunity with Ace Purple at a home game
-       Two courtside seats at a home game
-       Guest appearance on Marty Simmons Coaches Show during the season at Turoni’s Forget-Me-Not-Inn
-       Pre-game tunnel run out with basketball team at a home game
-       Meet and greet and photo with the Dance Team
-       Lead UE cheer from the court with cheerleaders during a home game
-       Personalized scoreboard message at a home game
-       Opportunity for four kids to be Ball Kids during a home game (Kids must be 8-12 years old)
-       Guest appearance on radio broadcast with Lance Wilkerson during halftime of a home game
-       2012-13 Aces Basketball signed team poster
-       Seats for two to a preseason men’s basketball practice
-       Sit next to radio announcer Lance Wilkerson courtside during a home game
-       Private behind-the-scenes tour of new basketball practice facility for four people prior to grand opening
-       Four tickets to an away game

All experiences that take place at games are to be mutually agreed upon based on availability.  Potential student-athletes are not eligible for prizes per NCAA rules and regulations.  Winners of the daily drawings will be announced on as well as the Aces’ Facebook and Twitter pages.

Season ticket renewal forms are now out.  Please call 812-488-ACES for all ticket information.



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