ESU Success Stories

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

Semester Abroad Leads Student to 11 Countries

Traveling can turn a person into the most wonderful storyteller. Recounting experiences brings light into the traveler’s eyes as he or she reflects on past adventures. East Stroudsburg University junior Madison Petro says that sharing stories of her study abroad…

March 31, 2017 - One Comment - Read More

ESU Senior Conducts Rattlesnake Research

Eric Januszkiewicz came to East Stroudsburg University from New Paltz, N.Y. for two reasons: to continue his wrestling career and the reputable biology department. When he graduates this May, he’ll be leaving with three majors, two years of experience as a resident advisor, three years on the varsity wrestling team and countless accolades.

March 17, 2017 - No Comments - Read More

Giving Back to Thank Those Who Gave

They say it takes a village to raise a child. East Stroudsburg University junior Ashlyn Jackson knows that to be true. Growing up in Harrisburg she was member of First Zion Baptist Church and the Boys and Girls Club. Her…

March 6, 2017 - 9 Comments - Read More