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Entrepreneur Alumnus Receives Honorary Doctorate

East Stroudsburg University conferred an honorary doctor of public service degree on prominent businessman and philanthropist C.A. Tony McMunn ’69 on May 7. The honorary degree, rarely given by the university, honors Mr. McMunn for his contributions to social and…

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Saving the Tannersville Canberry Bog

It is clear and warm as the mid-morning sun peeks through the trees at the Tannersville Cranberry Bog. On this day in early April, looking across a newly-cleared 40-foot stretch of peat and moss, Dr. Raymond Milewski describes his hopes…

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Real-World Teaching

Students who are learning to be teachers enter local classrooms as part of a learning community in ESU’s Professional Development Schools Program are at the forefront of a growing national trend. A professional development school is a partnership between a…

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Distinguished Professor – Patrick Dorian

East Stroudsburg University bestows its highest faculty honor, the Distinguished Professor Award, upon Prof. Pat Dorian for his outstanding contributions in establishing East Stroudsburg University as a major center for the study of America’s indigenous musical form—jazz. Prof. Dorian has…

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Distinguished Professor – Dr. John Hauth

East Stroudsburg University bestows its highest faculty honor, the Distinguished Professor Award, upon Dr. John M. Hauth for his contributions to teaching, service and scholarship. Dr. Hauth has made significant leadership contributions to the discipline of athletic training at East…

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ESU Success Stories – Cathy Small

Cathy Small M’73 wanted to be a better teacher, so she went undercover as an anonymous, full-time, non-traditional college freshman. Her experience inspired her to write My Freshman Year. In 2002, she used a pseudonym, Rebekah Nathan, to enroll in…

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ESU's Space Age

Two East Stroudsburg University professors, along with their students in the Computer Science and Physics departments, are spearheading research projects that NASA believes may be essential to future space exploration. These projects have been made possible through ESU’s longtime field…

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Distinguished Professor – Dr. Mary Ann Matras

East Stroudsburg University bestows its highest faculty honor, the Distinguished Professor Award, upon Dr. Mary Ann Matras for her classroom teaching, her scholarship, and her exemplary service to the education programs at ESU. Dr. Matras’ career at ESU began in…

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On the Hunt to Help the River Otter

Canoeing the waterways of the Poconos, Jim Kauffman and Sam Loffredo search for signs of river otters, hoping to capture eight of these playful and energetic animals. Radio transmitters will be implanted in the otters. Radio telemetry is an important…

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Lessons in the Arctic Circle

Eight miles north of the Arctic Circle, a group of East Stroudsburg University students discovered the environmental and cultural challenges of teaching in an isolated Native American community. Nine students spent 10 days in northeastern Alaska, three days of which…

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