Academic Departments

Twelve Students Inducted into National Political Science Honor Society, 4 Receive Scholarships

Twelve East Stroudsburg University students were inducted into Iota Chi, ESU’s chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, according to Ko Mishima, Ph.D., associate professor of political science in the college of arts and sciences and Iota Chi’s faculty adviser.

April 27, 2017 - No Comments - Read more

ESU Selects Student Speakers for Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies

Kelley Y. Bahata, a graduating communication major from York, Pa., is East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania’s student speaker for the spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6, at 8:45 a.m., and Erin Bienkowski, a business management major with a concentration in accounting from Jackson, N.J., is the student speaker for the spring commencement ceremony at 1:45 p.m.

April 27, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


ESU Announces Spring 2017 Graduate Student Speaker

Blaise Delfino, a master’s degree candidate from Bethlehem, Pa., will be the graduate student speaker for East Stroudsburg University’s spring graduate commencement ceremony on Friday, May 5, at 6:45 p.m. in Koehler Fieldhouse.

April 27, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


ESU Set to Graduate First Cohort of NCC/ESU Nursing Students

In February 2016 East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania and Northampton Community College signed an agreement to accelerate the completion of Bachelor of Science in nursing degrees. NCC students who graduated from its registered nursing program can transfer seamlessly to ESU’s BSN program. This May, the first cohort of NCC students will graduate from ESU.

April 26, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Two Doctoral Degrees to be Awarded at ESU’s Spring Commencement

Two doctoral degrees in administration and leadership studies will be awarded during graduate commencement exercises at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania on Friday, May 5, at 6:45 p.m. in Koehler Fieldhouse. The doctoral candidates are Gregory James Cottrell and Richard A. Ruck.

April 26, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Musical Theatre Organization to Present Broadway Through the Ages: A Musical Journey Through Time

Songs spanning more than 70 years of Broadway musicals by composers from Irving Berlin to Lin-Manuel Miranda will be featured in Musical Theatre Through the Ages, a revue being presented by East Stroudsburg University’s Musical Theatre Organization (MTO).

April 26, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Fourth Annual Peter Roche de Coppens Spirituality Lecture Scheduled at ESU

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania’s department of sociology, social work & criminal justice, in the college of arts and sciences, is hosting its fourth annual Peter Roche de Coppens Sociology and Spirituality Lecture on Thursday, April 20 at 6 p.m. in Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts. This year’s presentation by Mansoor Shams is titled “Ask me Anything! An American Muslim Marine’s Spiritual Journey.”

April 14, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Psychology Department’s Biannual Research Forum Celebrates 20 Years of Student Research

In the late 1990s an outside reviewer of the East Stroudsburg University psychology department praised many aspects of the department but noted that it was not keeping up with national trends related to undergraduate student research. In response, Sussie Eshun, Ph.D., professor of psychology, initiated the department’s Biannual Research Forum in 1996. The following year, Richard Wesp, Ph.D., distinguished professor of psychology, helped to expand the forum to include student poster presentations. Now in its 20th year, all members of the psychology department are actively involved in the paramount event which engages students in the field and acknowledges their involvement in the discipline in each semester.

April 13, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Political Science Students Set to Present at Harvard Conference

Two political science students of East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania’s college of arts and sciences will present research at the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Science Studies at Harvard University in Boston, Mass., April 24 – 26.

Kimberly S. Adams, Ph.D., professor of political science, informed political science majors Christian Colon, a senior from Bethlehem, Pa. and Leah Walsh, a junior from Scranton, Pa. of the conference. “The overall objective of this conference is to provide a platform and stimulate discussion on key interdisciplinary social science issues affecting law, international relations, business management, psychology, criminology, sociology and education,” Dr. Adams said. For her students, it is a chance to engage in meaningful discussions and showcase their talent.

April 11, 2017 - One Comment - Read More


Department of Theatre to Present Comedy/Sci-Fi Rock Musical Little Shop of Horrors

East Stroudsburg University’s Department of Theatre will be presenting the rock musical April 19-23 in the Smith-McFarland Theatre of the university’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg.

Songs by writer Howard Ashman and composer Alan Menken, the creative team for such Disney classics as Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast, helped to make Little Shop of Horrors into a long-running, Off-Broadway hit.

April 11, 2017 - No Comments - Read More