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ESU ROTC Graduate Commissioned as Second Lieutenant

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania graduate Margaret Kuchinski was among nine ROTC graduates from area universities to be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. A ceremony was held at The University of Scranton in May. Kuchinski, a native of Moosic, Pa. graduated from ESU in May with a bachelor of science in criminal justice.

June 19, 2017 - 2 Comments - Read more

Two ESU Theatre Majors Gain Professional Experience Working With Pocono Mountains Theater Company

After spending the 2016-2017 academic year being immersed in their craft, what do two East Stroudsburg University theatre majors do during their summer vacation? The answer, of course, is more theatre.

John Lauri, a senior from Long Pond, Pa. with a concentration in directing, and Joshua Weidenbaum, a sophomore from Saylorsburg, Pa. with a concentration in musical theatre, are interning with the Pocono Mountains Theater Company (PMTC).

June 15, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Two ESU Students Attend National Education for Women’s Leadership Conference

Two East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania students were selected to attend a program which seeks to help prepare and empower young women to be future leaders in the political process. The students attended the National Education for Women’s (NEW) Leadership Pennsylvania™ institute at the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pa. from June 6 – 9. The NEW program is a six-day, concentrated curriculum for female students attending colleges and universities throughout Pennsylvania. Participants learned about networking, the need for women’s leadership in the political process and participated in skills-building workshops.

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Awards Presented at ESU’s Psychology Department’s Biannual Research Forum

The psychology department at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Biannual Research Forum on April 25, 2017 in the Niedbala Auditorium of the Hoeffner Science and Technology Center.

The student presenter for the spring 2017 Research Forum was Michelle Coughlin, from Branchville, N.J., who recently earned her Bachelor of Science in psychology. Coughlin presented research that she conducted with Irina Khusid, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, titled, “The Effects of Social Media on the Perception of Infidelity in College Students.”

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ESU’s Upward Bound Sends Two High School Students to Leadership Congress

East Stroudsburg University’s Upward Bound program has chosen Salma Mustafa and Divine Kennedy to attend the National Student Leadership Congress in Washington, D.C. June 10 – 15. Mustafa and Kennedy are juniors at East Stroudsburg High School – North. The National Student Leadership Congress is an intensive, six-day residential program focusing on promoting leadership skills and personal development while simulating what it would be like to live and learn on a college campus.

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ESU Observatory Welcomes All to View Jupiter and the Moon

The Physics Department at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania will hold an open house at the university observatory to view the first quarter moon and the planet Jupiter and its moons on Friday, June 2, 9–10 p.m., weather permitting. The observatory is located on the roof of the Warren E. ’55 and Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center on Normal Street.

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ESU’s Sigma Xi Hosts 42nd Annual Science Honors Banquet

The East Stroudsburg University Chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, hosted its 42nd annual science honors banquet on April 28 at the Stroudsmoor Country Inn in Stroudsburg, Pa. At the banquet, Sigma Xi honored students from eight departments within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Samantha Miller, a junior majoring in chemistry from Springfield, Pa. and Phillip Reinhardt, a senior majoring in chemistry from East Stroudsburg, Pa. received Sigma Xi associate membership. The recipients of the faculty memorial awards were Andrew Bischer, a graduate student studying biology from Stroudsburg, Pa., and Myla Keiling, a senior majoring in biology from Canadensis, Pa.

May 11, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


ESU Observatory Welcomes All to View Jupiter and the Moon

The Physics Department at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania will hold an open house at the university observatory to view the waxing gibbous moon and the planet Jupiter and its moons on Saturday, May 6 from 9 to 10 p.m. weather permitting. The observatory is located on the roof of the Warren E. ’55 and Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center on Normal Street.

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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.

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