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Immediate Decision Day Changes Path for Student

In high school, Rafael Cordero always pictured himself attending Penn State University or Seton Hall University. The Milford, Pa. resident wanted to spend his Saturdays at Beaver Stadium watching football or cheering on the Pirates basketball team during March Madness….

February 14, 2017 - 2 Comments - Read more

English Major Attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

Halle Frisco of Mechanicsburg is working in the state historic preservation office of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

Frisco is a junior English major with a minor in communications and a concentration in professional and media writing at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. She is one of 11 students participating in The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) program, which provides students the opportunity to work in all areas of state government while earning a full semester’s worth of credits. THIS invites students from each of the 14 State System universities to participate.

February 1, 2017 - 2 Comments - Read More

ESU Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) has received $5,900 from the inaugural round of Humanities Access grants awarded through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grant will be used for the preservation of the special collections in ESU’s Kemp Library.  Kelly Smith, archives and special collections librarian, proposed the project and will be its project director overseeing its implementation. The NEH is a competitive federal agency from which to secure grants, and this is the first NEH award received by ESU.

January 19, 2017 - 2 Comments - Read More

Madelon Powers Gallery to Present X-Scapes – Deconstructing the Urban and Pastoral Landscapes

Susan Molina Washington and Stephen Washington, two artists who explore abstract expressionism and bring their own process and sensibilities to the theme of landscapes, will be featured in the exhibit,  X-Scapes – Deconstructing the Urban and Pastoral Landscapes, February 1 to March 10 at East Stroudsburg University’s Madelon Powers Gallery.

Hours for the gallery, located in the university’s Fine & Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

January 13, 2017 - No Comments - Read More

Nine ESU Students and One Alumna to Attend Presidential Inauguration Program

Nine students from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania will take part in The Osgood Center for International Studies Presidential Inauguration Program, January 8 – 21, 2017. The ESU students will be among more than 70 students from New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Cuba to take part in the program.

December 20, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

ESU Launches Four New Undergraduate Certificates

A new initiative at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania focuses on offering certificate programs that will help students and professionals advance in their careers.

Certificate programs are concentrations of courses designed to enhance knowledge and skills in key areas. By earning the credential, students will become more attractive and useful to employers.

December 13, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

Five Doctoral Degrees to be Awarded at ESU’s Winter Commencement

Five doctoral degrees in administration and leadership studies will be awarded during winter commencement exercises at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania on Saturday, December 17, at 8:45 a.m. in Koehler Fieldhouse. The doctoral candidates are Robert Dufour, Maureen Kehoe, Carolyn Krotowski, Melissa J. Brands Martinez, and William Vitulli.

December 9, 2016 - One Comment - Read More

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