ESU Success Stories

Graduate Student Aids Eradication Effort for Damaging Pest

The exotic-looking spotted lanternfly has the potential to do serious damage to Pennsylvania’s vineyards, fruit trees and timber industry, which is why the research that Kelly Murman, an East Stroudsburg University graduate student, is doing is so important. Murman, a master’s degree candidate in biology, is working this summer with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture on a study that could help find ways to eradicate the lanternfly before it can spread across the state.

August 9, 2017 - No Comments - Read more

ESU Welcomes Chinese Students to Sport Science Symposium

On July 15 a group of 25 students from two universities in China came to the United States for a three week program called the East Stroudsburg University Sport Science Symposium. The symposium, now in its third year, is specifically designed for the college students and professors of sport-related majors. The three-week program offers a unique opportunity to learn advanced knowledge and research from a group of professors in the fields of physical education, exercise science, athletic training, health education, and sport management.

July 27, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Marine Science Student Conducts Summer Research

Leah Bergman’s family enjoys the water. They spend much of their summer at the Jersey shore and like to pass the time fishing. It’s probably that time on the water that led Bergman, a junior from Coatsville, Pa., to her interest in marine science and eventually to East Stroudsburg University.

July 11, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


President Welsh’s First Five Years

Soon after Marcia Welsh arrived at East Stroudsburg University as president in 2012, she asked staff members when the university held its annual gathering with community and business leaders to assess the region’s challenges and strengths.

“Everybody kind of gave me a blank stare,” recalls President Welsh. “So I said, ‘OK, we’re going to do this next year.’ In the fall of 2013, we had our first Economic Outlook Summit.”

June 30, 2017 - 3 Comments - Read More


Over 80 Warriors Set to Study Abroad This Summer

This summer 88 East Stroudsburg University students will participate in Study Abroad programs. Many will travel in groups on faculty-led trips, while others will set off on their own to take classes or complete an internship overseas.

May 22, 2017 - One Comment - Read More


Living and Swimming with Cystic Fibrosis, Buyaskas Continues to Defy Expectations

Many children take up swimming at an early age simply because it can be a fun way to escape the heat on a long summer afternoon. For East Stroudsburg University graduate Kelly Buyaskas, it was the start of a lifelong effort to prove her doctors wrong.

May 17, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


PSAC CHAMPIONS! Warriors Upend Mercyhurst, 10-9, for First Title in Program History

Senior midfielder Emily Fitzsimmons scored three goals to earn PSAC Tournament MVP honors as East Stroudsburg University won its first PSAC women’s lacrosse championship in program history with a 10-9 win over Mercyhurst on Sunday afternoon at Whitenight Field.

May 9, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Through Activism, Leadership and Service ESU Grad Leaves a Legacy

Leave a legacy. That’s all Keisha Kauffman, a senior from Hillsborough, N.J., wants to do.  If you ask East Stroudsburg University faculty, staff and students that’s exactly what she has done.

May 5, 2017 - One Comment - Read More


Mother and Daughters Graduate Together at East Stroudsburg University

When Stephanie Letki was a sophomore in high school and her sister, Alexandra, was a junior, their mother, Elaine, decided to take a college-level class. Elaine was a stay-at home mom from Milford, Pa. with a love of history. “I just wanted to take one class, just to see if I liked it,” she said.

May 3, 2017 - 11 Comments - Read More


Grads Take on Life After ESU

Meet four students who are taking their Warrior Spirit with them as they graduate from ESU as begin the next step in their life’s journey by attending graduate or professional school or starting a new career.

May 1, 2017 - 4 Comments - Read More