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Athletic director named chair of NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Committee

Athletic director named chair of NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Committee

Noah Alatza, News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, Sports Briefs

The university's director of athletics Jon Mark Hall has been named the NCAA Division II Basketball Committee chair. The committee has direct oversight responsibilities for the men’s basketball championship. Hall is serving out a five-year term through 2019-20. Hall has served on many other...

Crime Log – 9/4/18 – 9/10/18

Crime Log – 9/4/18 – 9/10/18

Noah Alatza, News Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under News Briefs

9/4/2018 9:00 a.m. - Stalking and Harassment/Parking Lot E 1:00 p.m - Injury Report/O'Daniel Lane 3:04 p.m. - Stalking and Harassment/Parking Lot E 9/5/2018 11:18 a.m. - Welfare Check/Worthington Lane 12:32 p.m. - Criminal Mischief/Parking Lot C 12:46 p.m. - Illness Report/Liberal Arts Center 2:18 p.m. ...

Multicultural Center assistant director to challenge longtime city councilwoman

Multicultural Center assistant director to challenge longtime city councilwoman

Noah Alatza, News Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

D'Angelo S. Taylor said he has always felt like the underdog. Taylor, the assistant director of the university's multicultural center has announced he is running for the 2nd Ward seat on the Evansville City Council. Taylor will challenge well-known long-time city councilwoman Missy Mosby in the Dem...

Westbound Lloyd Expressway condensed to one lane

Westbound Lloyd Expressway condensed to one lane

Riley Guerzini, Community Engagement Manager

September 4, 2018


Filed under News Briefs

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has resumed work on sections of westbound Lloyd Expressway near the USI campus, restricting traffic to one lane at times for commuters traveling westbound approaching the overpass of University Parkway. INDOT is currently partnering with the Evansville Metrop...

Crime Log – 8/28/2018 – 9/4/2018

Crime Log – 8/28/2018 – 9/4/2018

Riley Guerzini, Community Engagement Manager

September 4, 2018


Filed under News Briefs

8/28/2018 10:30 a.m. - Residential Entry/Craig Building 5:01 p.m. - Fire Alarm - Cooking/Wallace Building 8/29/2018 7:08 a.m. - Fire Alarm - Cooking/McNutt Building 8:32 a.m. - Incident Report/Roundabout 11:00 a.m. - Illness Report/Liberal Arts Center 12:30 p.m. - Injury Report/Health ...

USI Grad named Boonville Middle school Principal

USI Grad named Boonville Middle school Principal

Noah Alatza, News Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under News Briefs

USI grad Julie Kemp is the new principal of Boonville Middle School. Kemp went to Heritage Hills High School in Lincoln City, Ind., and graduated from Marian College in Indianapolis before earning her master's degree from the university. Kemp came to Boonville from Chrisney Elementary in Spe...

No classes for assessment day

No classes for assessment day

Noah Alatza, News Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under News Briefs

Tuesday, Sept. 11 is assessment day for freshman, seniors and new transfer students. There will be no classes for the rest of the student body. Assessment day results are used in the accreditation process for the university. Faculty members may use the results to make curriculum changes. Students s...

BIZCOM applications now open

BIZCOM applications now open

Noah Alatza, News Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under News Briefs

The university is accepting applications for the 2018 Eagle Innovation Business Model Competition also known as BIZCOM. The business-model competition is designed to solicit innovative business ideas and connect those ideas to teams, mentors and resources to develop the business model. Applica...

New Title IX coordinator joins USI

New Title IX coordinator joins USI

Noah Alatza, News Editor

August 27, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

West-side Evansville native Carrie Lynn has returned to her hometown to serve the university as the next Title IX coordinator. Lynn previously worked in Indianapolis as an attorney after earning a Juris Doctor in 2007 from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law. While in the state capitol, her ...

BREAKING: Law enforcement investigating Neo-Nazi posters

BREAKING: Law enforcement investigating Neo-Nazi posters

Megan Thorne and Noah Alatza

April 24, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News Briefs, Uncategorized

A full story with updated information can be found at: https://usishield.com/28310/breaking-news/28310/ Earlier, Tuesday  3:20 p.m. The Shield also spoke with Lieutenant Noah Robinson, from the Vanderburgh Sherriff's Department about the two instances. He said at this time the deputies on ...

Student remembered as passionate, driven

Student remembered as passionate, driven

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

The university's psychology department confirmed Saturday that former senior psychology major Alex Hurt died Friday. “It is with an extremely heavy heart that we share this news with you,” a statement on the psychology department’s Facebook page said Saturday. “We will miss her contagious energy, bi...

Former student killed in Evansville shooting

Former student killed in Evansville shooting

Noah Alatza, Community Engagement Manager

March 12, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

The university confirmed a shooting victim killed over Spring Break was a former student. “While Nicolas Belcher had been a student at USI studying computer science, he was not currently enrolled,” university spokesman Ben Luttrull said in an emailed statement. Evansville Police responded ...

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