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ESU hosts Through Their Eyes, Conference, April 22

On April 22, East Stroudsburg University hosts conference titled “Through Their Eyes.” In its 18th year, the conference hosts speakers who have overcome attitudinal, physical or cultural barriers.

The conference, which will be held at ESU’s Innovation Center, 562 Independence Road, East Stroudsburg, from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., aims to give those in attendance a personal perspective from people with disabilities that is unique, according to Domenico Cavaiuolo, Ph.D., professor of special education and rehabilitation.

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ESU and PMC Collaborate on New Initiatives

The nursing research position is only one aspect of a series of collaboration efforts between ESU and PMC. Four employees from the hospital and four individuals from the university meet quarterly to discuss new ideas and initiatives. The group launched a website this winter which serves as a platform for anyone to pitch new ideas to PMC and ESU.

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Political Science Club Talk to Senior Citizens about 2016 Presidential Election

Four members from the political science club at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania visited the Shirley Futch senior living facility in East Stroudsburg, Pa., to discuss the upcoming primary elections, each candidates’ platform, and voting.

“The political science members emphasized the importance of voting and had an open discussion of the issues that senior citizens want to hear candidates talk more about at the local, state and federal levels,” Allison Simon, a senior majoring in political science and president of the political science club, said.

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Business Management Students Take a Trip to Wall Street

ESU business management students learned a few lessons about 74 miles away from their traditional classroom last month. The students visited the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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Theatre Department to Present For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, April 19-24

Presenting the Obie Award winning drama For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf is both a celebration and challenge for East Stroudsburg University’s theatre department. The play is set to debut at ESU from April 19-24.

“As a department, we’re excited to celebrate the diversity on campus by having our actresses of color take on the challenges of the play,” Margaret Ball, D.M.A., professor and chair of theatre, said.

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Kolanowski Inspires Nursing Students During Endowed Lecture Presentation

Ann M. Kolanowski, Ph.D., RN, FGSA, FAAN, an Elouise Ross Eberly professor in the college of nursing at Pennsylvania State University; center director of the Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing at Pennsylvania State University; professor of psychiatry, college of medicine; and adjunct professor, associated faculty, school of nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, inspired ESU nursing students during her presentation, “Promoting Behavioral and Cognitive Health in People Living with Dementia,” last evening at East Stroudsburg University’s Innovation Center, 562 Independence Road in East Stroudsburg.

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ESU Hosts Third Annual Peter Roche de Coppens Spirituality Event April 11

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania’s department of sociology, social work & criminal justice is hosting its third annual Peter Roche de Coppens Spirituality Event on April 11 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Hoeffner Science and Technology Center, room 117. This year’s event is a lecture presentation titled Rejoining Life: How We Pieced Our Lives Together After DEATH ROW. A Story of love, healing and the human spirit.

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Winners of Student Art Association Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition Announced

Prizes were awarded recently to the top artists in the East Stroudsburg University Student Art Association Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition.

Running, a pen and ink drawing by Morgan Weissbach, a junior from Saylorsburg, Pa., majoring in both art + design and fine arts with a concentration in studio art, was named best in show.

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ESU Hosts PASSHE Interdisciplinary Association for Philosophy and Religious Studies (IAPRS) Conference, April 8-9

East Stroudsburg University is hosting the 29th annual Interdisciplinary Association for Philosophy and Religious Studies (IAPRS) Conference April 8-9. Presenters will include students and faculty members from ESU, as well as Edinboro, Kutztown, Millersville, and Slippery Rock Universities.

The two-day conference, which is held at a different Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education university each year, aims to provide undergraduate students the opportunity to present their papers for peer review in an academic conference, foster and develop critical thinking, and promote mentorship between faculty and students. The keynote speaker will be Gordon C.F. Bearn, Ph.D., a philosophy professor at Lehigh University.

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Psychology Professor Presents Seminars in Costa Rica

Dr. Drago, psychologist and professor and chair of the psychology department in the College of Arts and Sciences at ESU, hosted five seminars at Universidad De Iberoamerica (UNIBE) in Costa Rica to provoke discussions on mental health issues within the country.

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