This Week at USI


Below is a list of events and activities happening in and around the USI community in the coming weeks:

7:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 23

Annual Mental Health Summit adds focus on care of first responders, in addition to military service members

Military service members, first responders and their families have unique mental health needs. Health care professionals and caregivers in our community are invited to engage in active dialogue on how to best address these needs during the 2019 Mental Health Summit at the University of Southern Indiana, held from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, in University Center West. To register, call 812-464-1989 or visit the Mental Health Summit web page. For programming questions and assistance, please contact Joel Matherly at 812-461-5302 or email Read More

11 a.m. Thursday, July 25

Students to present final Technology Commercialization Academy pitches Thursday, July 25th
Teams of students participating in the University of Southern Indiana’s Technology Commercialization Academy (TCA) will present their final product pitches from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25 in the Business Engineering Center Atrium located on the USI campus. The final pitch event is open to the public as TCA students will present to USI faculty and staff, local business leaders and regional entrepreneurs. Read More


Race starts at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27

Night Flight 4-Mile Run and Kids 8 and Under Half-Mile
Support the USI Track and Cross Country programs while enjoying an evening run/walk through the beautiful USI campus and USI-Burdette Trail during Night Flight! Night Flight will be held on Saturday, July 27. The 4-mile run begins at 8:30 p.m. Pre-registration is available at and is $20. Race day registration is $25 (Paid registration includes a t-shirt). More Information


Early registration ends Tuesday, July 30. Conference runs Thursday, August 8 – Friday, August 9

Early registration deadline nears for Mid-America Institute on Aging and Wellness
The University of Southern Indiana and SWIRCA and More, the local agency on aging, will present the 12th annual Mid-America Institute on Aging and Wellness (MAIA) on the USI campus on Thursday, August 8 and Friday, August 9, with a pre-conference workshop on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia care scheduled for Wednesday, August 7. The deadline for a reduced registration fee is Tuesday, July 30. After that date, the rate increases for the pre-conference workshop and one- and two-day registrations. There is a discounted rate for students and retirees. Morning keynote sessions will be free and open to the public; however, due to seating limitations, advanced registration is required.  More information about registering is online at or by calling 812-464-1989. Read More

9 a.m. Thursday, August 15

Welcome Week and Campus Housing Check-in
USI will welcome new students living in residence halls and campus apartments at check-in beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday, August 15 at Screaming Eagles Arena. Students with last names beginning with A-L are asked to arrive starting at 9 a.m., and students with last names beginning with M-Z are asked to arrive starting at 12:30 p.m. During this time, students pick up their key, parking permit and Welcome Week schedule as well as visit a resource fair for more information from campus departments and local businesses.  More Information

Registration closes Tuesday, October 15; Race is Saturday, November 2

Registration now open for the 18th annual Norwegian Foot March
The 18th annual Norwegian Foot March, an intense mental and physical challenge, will take participants 18.6 miles through the rolling hills of Evansville’s west side. Carrying a 25-pound rucksack, participants will begin and end on the USI campus, working to make it back to the finish line generally in under four and a half hours depending on age and gender. ROTC cadets, soldiers and veterans, as well as civilians, may register individually or as part of a four-member team. Registration can be completed online or by calling USI Outreach and Engagement at 812-464-1989. Early registration is recommended, as the event sells out quickly. ROTC cadets from any school can register for $25 and all other participants can register for $45. Registration will close on October 15 or when the event is full at 500 participants. Read More