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Freshman Brings Message of Peace from the United Nations to ESU Campus

Having a seat in the classroom means everything to East Stroudsburg University freshman Leila Bouchekouk. The chemistry and Spanish major’s belief in the importance of education and standing up for social responsibility began in 2013. It was the summer between…

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East Stroudsburg University Political Science Students Visit Washington, D.C.

On Wednesday, November 16, Kimberly S. Adams, Ph.D., professor of political science, accompanied students from East Stroudsburg University’s political science club to Washington, D.C. Joining them on the trip were students from Dr. Adams’ graduate and undergraduate political communication classes. The trip served two purposes. It provided students the opportunity to interactively explore how digital and social media shaped the 2016 presidential election by visiting the Newseum’s exhibit “CNN Politics Campaign 2016: Like, Share, Elect.” They also visited the United States Capitol where they had guided tours of the Rotunda and Statuary Hall.

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University/Community Band of East Stroudsburg University Sets Date for Winter Concert

East Stroudsburg University’s University/Community Concert Band will present a concert, “Winter Flourishes,” on Sunday, December 11 at 4 p.m. in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall of ESU’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg.

Selections by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Sammy Nestico, and Leroy Anderson and others will be featured on the program. Vincent LoRusso, adjunct instructor of theatre, is director of the concert band.

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Madelon Powers Gallery at ESU Extends Exhibit Cellblock Visions: “Set Free in the Petitionary”

The current exhibit at East Stroudsburg University’s Madelon Powers Gallery, Cellblock Visions: “Set Free in the Penitentiary,” has been extended through Wednesday, December 7.

The exhibit, a lively collection of artwork, created behind bars, from county jail to death row, had been scheduled to close on Tuesday, November 22. The gallery will be closed November 23-27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Department of Theatre at ESU To Present Winter Jazz Concert

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Jazz Ensemble will perform selected jazz standards at its Winter Jazz Concert, Wednesday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall, Normal and Marguerite Streets, East Stroudsburg.

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ESU One of the First in the World and Designated as Stratasys Super Lab

One of the first three in the world. It’s hard to imagine those odds, but at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) it’s a reality as the University’s G3 Design Lab celebrates its first semester as a Stratasys Super Lab, one of the first three in the world.

When Stratasys, a corporation that leads the world in 3D printers, launched the J750 3D printer in 2015, the company provided only three universities in the world with the new printer: East Stroudsburg University, Columbia University and New York University. This technology now provides ESU students with state-of-the-art experiences in the exciting field of additive manufacturing.

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Art + Design Students Team Up with Local Business to Create and Sell Holiday Gifts

Art + Design students at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania have created a small run production line as part of their course work for Product Design 2. The course is taught by Assistant Professor Jocelyn Kolb-DeWitt.

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Student Theatrical Organization, Stage II to Present Anon(ymous) by Naomi Iizuka

The question, which could be taken from any current news story, is key to Naomi Iizuka’s drama, Anon(ymous), a piece that uses the classic story of Homer’s Odyssey to highlight the plight of contemporary refugees. East Stroudsburg University’s student theatre organization, Stage II, will be presenting the play November 17-20.

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Provost’s Colloquium Series at ESU to Present Talk and Art Exhibit, Cellblock Visions: “Set Free in the Penitentiary”

As part of East Stroudsburg University’s Provost’s Colloquium Series, Phyllis Kornfeld, art workshop facilitator and curator of the upcoming exhibit Cellblock Visions, “Set Free in the Penitentiary,” will discuss the exhibit Thursday, November 3 at 3 p.m. in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall of ESU’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg.

The talk will open an exhibition, which will feature paintings, drawings and objects created by men and women prisoners in six states and can be viewed in University’s Madelon Powers Gallery November 1-22.

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ESU Theatre Students Not Scared by Service Learning Project

Whether you meet Little Red Riding Hood or Freddie Krueger on the trail around East Stroudsburg’s Zacharias Pond Park this Saturday night, October 22, you’ll be meeting a Warrior.

More than 50 members of East Stroudsburg University’s two student theatre groups, Stage II and the Musical Theatre Organization (MTO), will be portraying characters for two different versions of the Stroud Region Open Space and Recreation Commission’s Haunted  Trail—a Friendly Trail from 6-8 p.m. and a Scary Trail from 8-10 p.m.

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