ESU Success Stories

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


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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PPL Grant Assists Innovative Projects for ESU Students and Area Entrepreneurs

Tick repellent, virtual reality, drones, advanced information systems and men’s athletic skin products. These innovative projects at East Stroudsburg University are all part of the PPL Entrepreneurship Across the Colleges program. A recent grant from The PPL Foundation supported two creative faculty initiatives and five grants for student internships/externships in science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM).

March 27, 2018 - No Comments - Read More


Men’s Basketball Wins First Regional Title, Heads to Sioux Falls, SD for Elite 8

ESU’s men’s basketball team won its first NCAA Division II regional title in school history on Tuesday night, topping Shippensburg 84-72 for the Atlantic Region championship. The Warriors advance to the Elite 8 in Sioux Falls, S.D. and a quarterfinal match-up vs. Northern State (S.D.) on Tuesday, March 20. If ESU advances, it would play in the semifinals on Thursday night, followed by the national championship game on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET, broadcast on CBS.

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Future Teachers Challenging Students who are Gifted – and Vice Versa

With a gaggle of elementary school children in front of him, Dane Barhite was peppering the kids with questions about small containers of different types of liquids on a table in the Innovation Center at East Stroudsburg University.

March 12, 2018 - 2 Comments - Read More


ESU’s Warrior Promise Will Make College More Affordable

Starting this fall, ESU will become the first public university in Pennsylvania to guarantee the same fixed-rate tuition for all four years for degree-seeking undergraduate students.

February 26, 2018 - No Comments - Read More


Learning Lessons from the Jungle

Waking up to find a venomous snake in your sleeping quarters might be enough to make most people rethink their internship in a remote village in the Panama jungle.

But for East Stroudsburg University senior Olivia Hollister it was all part of what made her adventure abroad last fall “life-changing.”

February 12, 2018 - No Comments - Read More