ESU Success Stories

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?

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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.

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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.

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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


Career and Workforce Development offers Bloomberg Finance Lab

East Stroudsburg University will celebrate the opening of its Bloomberg Finance Lab on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. in Beers Lecture Hall followed by guided tours of the Lab located in Gessner Hall, Room 117. The Bloomberg Finance Lab features the Bloomberg Terminal used by leading business and financial professionals worldwide.

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ESU Students Take Second and Third Place in State Business Plan Competition

ESU Students won the second and third place prizes in the seventh annual Student Business Plan Competition sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

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In the Wake of Terrible Loss, Couple Teaches How to Save Lives

On March 19, Moyer and her husband, John, taught CPR and Automated External Defibrillator training to 30 ESU students and staff members at Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall to give them the tools to save a life should they ever find themselves in the same situation.

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