News Release

East Stroudsburg University Partners with Lehigh Valley Hospital–Pocono to Provide Health Services to Students

East Stroudsburg University (ESU) of Pennsylvania proudly announces its intent to enter into an agreement with Lehigh Valley Hospital–Pocono (LVH–Pocono) to provide basic ambulatory health services to its students, effective July 1, 2017.

“At ESU, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our services to students. Changing the location of where we provide health services and adding improved accessibility with additional locations and hours are just a few examples of meeting the needs of students and putting them first in all we do,” said Doreen M. Tobin, D.Ed., vice president of student affairs at ESU.  “Following a competitive solicitation of interested health care providers, an arrangement with LVH–Pocono offered a combination of variety of health care services, convenience, affordability and access that will benefit ESU students.”

June 28, 2017 - No Comments - Read more

ESU ROTC Graduate Commissioned as Second Lieutenant

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania graduate Margaret Kuchinski was among nine ROTC graduates from area universities to be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. A ceremony was held at The University of Scranton in May. Kuchinski, a native of Moosic, Pa. graduated from ESU in May with a bachelor of science in criminal justice.

June 19, 2017 - 2 Comments - Read More


Two ESU Theatre Majors Gain Professional Experience Working With Pocono Mountains Theater Company

After spending the 2016-2017 academic year being immersed in their craft, what do two East Stroudsburg University theatre majors do during their summer vacation? The answer, of course, is more theatre.

John Lauri, a senior from Long Pond, Pa. with a concentration in directing, and Joshua Weidenbaum, a sophomore from Saylorsburg, Pa. with a concentration in musical theatre, are interning with the Pocono Mountains Theater Company (PMTC).

June 15, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


“The Glass Castle” Author Set to Visit ESU as part of One Book, One Campus Program

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania’s One Book, One Campus committee announced that “The Glass Castle” will be the selection for the 2017-18 common reading program, One Book, One Campus. The program, intended to promote deep reading, critical thinking and unity among members of the campus and local communities, is in its fifth year. Book discussions around themes of “The Glass Castle” will take place on campus throughout the fall 2017 semester and are open to the general public.  ESU’s One Book, One Campus program will wrap up on Thursday, November 2 with a presentation by author, Jeannette Walls on campus.

June 14, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Two ESU Students Attend National Education for Women’s Leadership Conference

Two East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania students were selected to attend a program which seeks to help prepare and empower young women to be future leaders in the political process. The students attended the National Education for Women’s (NEW) Leadership Pennsylvania™ institute at the Pennsylvania Center for Women and Politics at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pa. from June 6 – 9. The NEW program is a six-day, concentrated curriculum for female students attending colleges and universities throughout Pennsylvania. Participants learned about networking, the need for women’s leadership in the political process and participated in skills-building workshops.

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Awards Presented at ESU’s Psychology Department’s Biannual Research Forum

The psychology department at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Biannual Research Forum on April 25, 2017 in the Niedbala Auditorium of the Hoeffner Science and Technology Center.

The student presenter for the spring 2017 Research Forum was Michelle Coughlin, from Branchville, N.J., who recently earned her Bachelor of Science in psychology. Coughlin presented research that she conducted with Irina Khusid, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, titled, “The Effects of Social Media on the Perception of Infidelity in College Students.”

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Schisler Museum and McMunn Planetarium Sets Summer Hours

The Schisler Museum of Wildlife & Natural History and McMunn Planetarium at East Stroudsburg University has set its summer hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., June 1–August 19, 2017. A single entrance fee provides admission to both facilities.

ESU’s Warren E. ’55 and Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center houses a state-of-the-art planetarium as well as a world-class museum with more than 130 taxidermy exhibits, hands-on exploration, and insects from around the globe.

June 8, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Spring 2017 Dean’s List Announced

A total of 1,591 students have been named to the Dean’s List at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) for the Spring 2017 semester of the 2016-2017 academic year, according to Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs.

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East Stroudsburg, PA Monroe County Gigabit Project to Make Announcement

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the Monroe County Gigabit Project’s monthly meeting on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.

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ESU Rises in ETC Rankings for Economic Value with Emphasis Placed on Workforce Preparedness of Graduates

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania ranks in the top 15 percent (number 171) of nearly 1,200 accredited four-year colleges according to Educate to Career (ETC). ETC’s methodology utilizes data and analytics to rank schools by the economic value created for their students. “The ETC College Rankings Index is unique as it places major emphasis on the workforce preparedness and the improvement in earnings and employability that grads derive from attending a particular college” said ESU President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D.

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