Academic Departments

Students and Faculty Present at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention

Seven East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania faculty members and over 70 graduate and undergraduate students attended the convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association held in Philadelphia in November.  The event was attended by over 15,000 individuals seeking continuing education, networking, and job and educational opportunities.

December 7, 2016 - No Comments - Read more

Gerontology Students Tutor Senior Learners

The students in East Stroudsburg University’s communication sciences and disorders program with a concentration in gerontology are assisting senior learners and returning adult students in using Desire2Learn (D2L).

December 7, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

Career Website Names East Stroudsburg No. 1 Place to be a Teacher

A career website has named East Stroudsburg as the top place in the nation to be a teacher just as a shortage of educators is expected to create hot demand for new teachers in the region.

The web site Zippia, which provides career information for a wide array of professions, ranked the East Stroudsburg area as the No. 1 community for teachers. Zippia gets no argument from Terry Barry Ed.D., dean of the College of Education at East Stroudsburg University.

December 6, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

East Stroudsburg University Seeks Research Participants

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders of East Stroudsburg University is seeking participants for a research study on the effects Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus have on hearing, cognition and language. The research will help further understand the diseases and explore potential therapy and treatment techniques.

December 6, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

Communication Students Travel to Study Foreign Media

The students in East Stroudsburg University’s Comparative Media class (CMST 410) traveled to Montreal to study Canadian media. The students took a walking tour of Old Montreal and a guided tour of the Canadian Broadcasting System, where they visited the set of popular shows on the network. Robert McKenzie, Ph.D., distinguished professor and chair of communication, also presented two workshops on Canadian media while escorting his students on the November 17 -20 field trip.

December 2, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

Theatre Students Set to Perform at Stroudsmoor Tree Lighting Celebration

More than 30 students from East Stroudsburg University’s student theatre organizations, Stage II and the Musical Theatre Organization (MTO), will be participating in the annual Tree Lighting ceremony at Stroudsmoor Country Inn on Sunday, December 4.

In addition to playing various characters and singing carols during the day-long festivities, the ESU students will be presenting the Living Nativity at 5:30 p.m. A complete list of the day’s events can be found at under Events and Holidays; Tree Lighting Celebration.

November 29, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

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.

November 23, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

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.

November 22, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

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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