ESU Success Stories
Jamil Joseph defines “summer fun” differently than most people. A May 2016 graduate of East Stroudsburg University’s Theatre Department, Joseph spent 12 weeks in Massachusetts in intensive study as part of the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s Apprentice program.
Based at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., the program’s 26 apprentices took classes in movement, voice and Shakespearean text analysis. They also received individual coaching. The apprentices performed in one of two Shakespearean plays, Cymbeline and Measure for Measure and supported the company’s main production of Love’s Labour’s Lost, presented on Boston Common.
September 21, 2016 - No Comments - Read more
This summer Mazure contacted manufacturers nationwide to find the company to produce cost effective, high quality socks.
The socks will debut at the ESU Community Service Fair on Thursday, September 15. Students, faculty, staff and community members will have the opportunity to purchase two pairs of socks with the intent of keeping one pair and donating the other to charity. “It’s a great way to get people to make a conscious decision about where they donate,” Mazure said.
September 14, 2016 - No Comments - Read More
For the second year in a row, a member of the East Stroudsburg University Warriors family has earned a Fulbright award, one of the nation’s most prestigious fellowship programs for teaching and studying abroad.
Cristi Marchetti M’04, a Lehighton Area High School English teacher, was chosen for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program which will enable her to work with students and conduct research at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, for four months next year.
July 14, 2016 - One Comment - Read More
Many kindergarteners are proud to see their finger paintings displayed on the refrigerator. These early childhood exhibits are what fueled ESU senior Morgan Weissbach’s passion for art. “I was always interested in art,” she said. “It was one of those things that I just grew up doing,”
Today, Weissbach’s award-winning artwork has moved from her parents’ refrigerator to public exhibits in the Pocono region. This year, she took second place in the “Works on Paper” category in the Pocono Arts Council’s 2016 Members’ Exhibition and won “Best in Show” at the juried Student Art Association Exhibition at ESU’s Madelon Powers Gallery.
June 21, 2016 - 2 Comments - Read More
East Stroudsburg University alumna Domineque Scott went to South Africa to work with the nonprofit group United Through Sport in an effort to change the lives of disadvantaged children there — what she found changed her life.
Scott, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 2008 and a master’s degree in 2009, both in sport management, had been coaching field hockey at a private college when she decided she needed to look for new horizons.
June 6, 2016 - 4 Comments - Read More
Eager baseball fans line up outside the stadium, with tickets in hand, to see their Daytona Tortugas play America’s favorite pastime. A familiar voice greets them over the stadium speakers, a voice also familiar to East Stroudsburg University students. A former station manager at ESU’s college radio station, Cory Nidoh ’15 greets the incoming fans and welcomes them to another baseball game at Jackie Robinson Park in Daytona Beach, Fla.
When Nidoh graduated from West Scranton High School in Scranton, Pa., he believed his baseball career ended.
“I knew my baseball days were numbered,” he said. “But I still wanted to be a part of the game.”
May 20, 2016 - No Comments - Read More
Imagine the power of thousands of minds, worldwide, all focused on a single, critical scientific research project — to discover new antibiotics.
Crowdsourcing science is a novel and highly effective tool, and students across the globe are tackling the research needed to combat the problems of antibiotic resistance and the diminishing number of effective antibiotics.
It is also a way to engage students in active, practical, hands-on, applied science.
May 11, 2016 - No Comments - Read More
Not all East Stroudsburg University students study at Kemp Library, grab a bite to eat at the University Center or attend lectures inside of Stroud Hall. ESU senior Christine Munsell wasn’t even in the same time zone this academic year. Munsell, a rehabilitative and human services major, was studying 7,000 miles away at the Sarah Fox Children’s Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa.
May 3, 2016 - One Comment - Read More
The Circle by David Eggers Selected for Fourth Annual One Book, One Campus Program; Invites Community to Read with Us!
ESU President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., announced today that ‘The Circle’ by David Eggers is the university’s selection for its One Book, One Campus program. In her remarks, Dr. Welsh, encouraged individuals and book club participants within the regional community to purchase a copy of the novel and to participate in planned book discussions with faculty, students and staff on campus and around town this fall.
‘The Circle’ is an engaging read about a fictional future and the power of social media. The book, chosen by a committee of students, faculty and staff, is timely, relatable and offers a unique perspective about the power of technology. What begins as the captivating story of one woman’s ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy, and the limits of human knowledge.
April 28, 2016 - No Comments - Read More
East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania hosted its 27th Annual Student Recognition Awards on April 24, where more than 50 students and student organizations were honored.
April 26, 2016 - No Comments - Read More