ESU Success Stories

After Five Years of Knocking on Doors, ESU Continues To See Value In Good Neighbor Visits

When the new academic year kicked off on August 27 at ESU, it wasn’t just the students who would learn more from their interactions.

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ESU Partners with Community Groups to Map Places of the Heart

Geographical maps can give people the lay of the land and road maps tell them how to get to where they want to go. Now East Stroudsburg University has launched a project creating maps that show the places people in the Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg area care about.

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Chinese Students Find Adventure, American Sports, Friendship at ESU

Under a bright blue sky, more than two dozen students and faculty from China kayaked the Delaware River from the Kittatinny Point Visitors Center to Portland, Pa., guided by East Stroudsburg University students and staff last week.

July 27, 2018 - No Comments - Read More

Class of 1953 Class Ring Returned to Granddaughter

What would you do if you found a college class ring more than 60 years old, buried under a tree in a county park?

July 5, 2018 - One Comment - Read More

With Tools From ESU, Alumna Helps Kenyan Children

When Beldina Opiyo returned to her village in Kenya in 2008 after a decade in the United States, she was heartbroken by the devastation caused by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

June 21, 2018 - 2 Comments - Read More

Student Research Helps Ensure Clean Drinking Water

An East Stroudsburg University professor and his students are deeply involved in a project to ensure clean drinking water across four states by preserving 13,500 square miles of rivers and streams.

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Students Take Summer Classes Around the World

Once again faculty members at East Stroudsburg University are taking advantage of the summer months to give their students a hands-on learning experience that is different from anything they’ll experience in the classroom.

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Students Build Distinctive Aquarium for ESU’s Schisler Museum

It’s hard to know if the minnows, killifish and other small creatures will appreciate the innovative thinking that has gone into creating a unique aquarium as their habitat at the Schisler Museum of Wildlife & Natural History on campus. But generations of school children and other museum-goers will.

May 25, 2018 - One Comment - Read More

How an Eleven Year Old Got Mehmet Barzev ’18 to Graduate From ESU

For more than 20 years Barzev, from South Stroudsburg, has been thriving in his career as a paramedic for the City of Allentown’s Department of Emergency Management Services.  But he says that the fact that he had never finished his bachelor’s degree has haunted him for years. Then an exchange with his 11-year-old daughter, Lucy, stopped him cold and convinced him to complete his degree.

May 2, 2018 - One Comment - Read More

Students Spend Their “Alternative Breaks” in Service and Learning

“I’m not very handy, but I don’t mind getting dirty.” Nick Vloyanetes ’18 was lying under a double wide wrecked by Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Stripped down to its struts, the home was getting new insulation, siding, roof, flooring and walls.

April 17, 2018 - No Comments - Read More