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ESU Student Named Semifinalist in 6th Annual PA State System Business Plan Competition

East Stroudsburg University senior Tammy Tuckey was selected as one of 17 semifinalists in the 6th Annual Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Student Business Plan Competition. Tuckey, a business management major, submitted her business, The Tiara Talk Show, a YouTube channel talk show featuring actors, composers and cast members of the Walt Disney Company or its subsidiaries, in the competition. More than 200 students from across the Commonwealth competed in this year’s competition. Student finalists will be selected in early March and the winners will be announced at the Business Plan Awards Ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg.

February 23, 2017 - No Comments - Read more

Provost’s Colloquium Series Continues with Hitchcock Reframed

As part of East Stroudsburg University’s Spring 2017 Provost’s Colloquium Series, Stephanie Daventry French, professor of theatre and Paul Lippert, professor of communication, will give a talk titled Hitchcock Reframed on Tuesday, February 28, at 6:30 p.m. in the Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall of ESU’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg.

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Provost’s Colloquium Series Continues at ESU

The Office of the Provost at East Stroudsburg University announces the spring 2017 continuation of its Provost’s Colloquium Series, intended to create an exciting and intellectually rich forum on campus in which students, members of the regional community and faculty can share ideas and engage in inquiry and lively debate on a broad range of current topics.

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ESU Presents The 39 Steps

“Hitchcock meets hilarious” is how Director Stephanie Daventry French, professor of theatre, described the upcoming production of The 39 Steps, a lighthearted adaptation by Patrick Barlow of the classic film, which is being presented February 28 – March 5 by East Stroudsburg University’s Department of Theatre.

To bring this 2008 Drama Desk award winner, with an abundance of zany characters and fast-paced action, to the ESU stage, French and set designer Emma McDonough, a junior from Matamoras, Pa. majoring in technical theater, have reconfigured the interior of the Fine and Performing Arts Center’s Dale Snow Theatre to provide multiple playing areas for the comedy’s many scenes.

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ESU Council of Trustees to Hold Meeting This Thursday

The next meeting of the East Stroudsburg University Council of Trustees is scheduled for Thursday, February 16, 2017 in the ESU Innovation Center.

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Governor Wolf Proposes Third Straight Year of Increased Funding for State System

Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled his proposed 2017-18 Commonwealth budget today, recommending a third straight year of increased funding for Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

The governor’s proposal would provide the State System about $453.1 million next year to help fund the operations of the 14 state-owned universities, an increase of almost $9 million from the current year’s funding level.

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English Major Attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

Halle Frisco of Mechanicsburg is working in the state historic preservation office of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

Frisco is a junior English major with a minor in communications and a concentration in professional and media writing at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. She is one of 11 students participating in The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) program, which provides students the opportunity to work in all areas of state government while earning a full semester’s worth of credits. THIS invites students from each of the 14 State System universities to participate.

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New Season of ‘Infinite Opportunities’ Premiers January 29th on PCN

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania will be featured on “Infinite Opportunities,” a weekly, half-hour, public affairs program featuring Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education universities. The show will engage viewers in roundtable discussions with faculty, staff, students and alumni during its third season, which will premiere at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, on the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN).

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Schisler Museum and McMunn Planetarium Sets Spring Hours

The Schisler Museum of Wildlife & Natural History and McMunn Planetarium at East Stroudsburg University has set its spring semester hours. The facility is open to the public on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The facility is reserved for pre-registered group visits on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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ESU Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) has received $5,900 from the inaugural round of Humanities Access grants awarded through the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grant will be used for the preservation of the special collections in ESU’s Kemp Library.  Kelly Smith, archives and special collections librarian, proposed the project and will be its project director overseeing its implementation. The NEH is a competitive federal agency from which to secure grants, and this is the first NEH award received by ESU.

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