ESU Success Stories

ESU Success Stories – Justin Cirone

“Your education can be whatever you want it to be. You just have to put your mind to it,” says Justin Cirone, East Stroudsburg University Class of 2011. Justin has recently put his mind to laying the foundation for a…

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ESU Success Stories – Alicia Marinelli

I have always loved sports and am so fortunate to have been able to turn this passion into a full-time career, says Alicia Marinelli M’07, marketing services manager for the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, a minor league baseball team in…

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ESU Success Stories – Danielle Perez '90

East Stroudsburg University alumni work in a variety of fields – from education and biology to communications and these pursuits can take them around the world. And sometimes they can find themselves working side by side without even knowing about…

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Fortune 150 Executive Inspires Spring Grads

“If you are willing to meet opportunity and challenge head on then you will succeed,” Dave Dunning ’74, told the Class of 2011 as it was about to graduate this spring. Dunning, group president of Power for Fluor Corporation in…

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Entrepreneur Alumnus Receives Honorary Doctorate

East Stroudsburg University conferred an honorary doctor of public service degree on prominent businessman and philanthropist C.A. Tony McMunn ’69 on May 7. The honorary degree, rarely given by the university, honors Mr. McMunn for his contributions to social and…

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Triple Sense of Teamwork Learned at ESU

When the Detzi triplets of Wind Gap graduated from high school, only two of them had intentions of going on to college. But Joe, John and Jeff all had to make the decision. “Our father said it was all of…

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ESU Success Stories – Matthew Phelan

Staff Sergeant Matthew Phelan ’02 was a finalist in the U.S. Army’s prestigious “Best Warrior” competition, a physical and mental contest that named the best soldier and best non-commissioned officer of the year. The contest started with more than 1…

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ESU Success Stories – Tim Weisse

It was 1965 and like lots of other kids, Tim Weisse ’74, learned to play the guitar and joined a garage band. Tim and his friends – Steve, Vinny, Dennis and Kevin from Dumont, N.J. – called themselves The Counts….

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ESU Success Stories – Manfred Polk

Like many entrepreneurs, Manfred Polk ’87 points to a few critical prerequisites for success: diligence, persistence, patience, and the willingness to eat a lot of fast food. As vice president and chief operating officer of Anderson-Polk Engineering & Consulting, founded…

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ESU Success Stories – Brian Pedone

Brian Pedone ’05 has done more since graduation than some people do over entire careers. After he and partner Michael Moynihan ’06, M’08 won the Great Valley Technology Alliance Business Plan Competition in 2006, Pedone made his business dreams come…

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