News Release

ESU Receives $94,318 to Help Bolster College Readiness Programs

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) has received $94,318 as a result of two one year awards as part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s participation in GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs). GEAR UP is a nationwide, college readiness grant initiative funded up the U.S. Department of Education.

ESU Professor of Psychology Bonnie Green, Ph.D. is working with the State System’s Office of the Chancellor as the research scientist for initiatives that will serve four underserved school districts in Pennsylvania – Allentown, Harrisburg, Lancaster and Norristown – to improve high school graduation and college attendance rates. Dr. Green’s student research team has been conducting research and creating measures for variables associated with academic achievement.

September 23, 2016 - No Comments - Read more

State System Continues to Ask APSCUF to Return to Bargaining Table to Avert Strike

With the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties setting a strike date of Oct. 19, Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education is asking the faculty union to return to the bargaining table next week and resume negotiations. “A…

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A Screening of “Out of Sight,” at ESU on September 27

The Department of Counseling and Psychological Services, University Health Services, and Wellness and Prevention have arranged for the screening of “Out of Sight”, a groundbreaking documentary that demystifies non-suicidal self-injurious behavior in people who struggle with mental health disorders including depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. The documentary will be screened on September 27 at 7 p.m. in the Niedbala Auditorium in the Warren E.’55 and Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center. “Out of Sight” was awarded The Voice Award Honorable Mention and Best Feature Film at the Southside Film Festival.

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Pocono Mountains’ Theater Company in Partnership with ESU Department of Theater to Present Staged Reading of Stet

STET, a new drama by Kim Davies, will open a series of three staged readings being presented this fall through a partnership between the Pocono Mountains’ Theater Company and East Stroudsburg University’s Department of Theatre.

The staged reading of this drama, will be presented Saturday, September 24 at 7 p.m. in Smith-McFarland Theatre of ESU’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg, Pa.

September 16, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

Representative Karen Boback Named ESU Legislative Fellow for 2016

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania announced the selection of its 2016 Legislative Fellow, State Representative Karen Boback, at a breakfast held in his honor on Friday, September 16.ESU President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., introduced Representative Boback at the event to university faculty, students, staff and special guests from the community.

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Alumni Association to Recognize Alumni, Reunion Classes, at Annual Awards Banquet

The East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania 2016 Alumni Awards and Reunion Banquet is scheduled for Friday, October 14, 2016, in the Keystone Room of East Stroudsburg University. This event, hosted by the ESU Alumni Association and coordinated by the Office of Alumni Engagement, will honor alumni who have achieved excellence in their field.

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Provost’s Colloquium Announced at ESU

The Office of the Provost at East Stroudsburg University announces the launch of a new Provost’s Colloquium 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.

September 15, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

Band Musicians Invited to Join ESU Community Concert Band

Brass, percussion and woodwind musicians with previous band experience are welcome to join the East Stroudsburg University/Community Concert Band (UCCB) as it prepares for its Sunday, December 11 concert.

Rehearsals are on Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall at the University’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg. Community members are welcome and asked to join no later than Monday, October 3.

September 14, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

Council of Trustees to Hold Meeting this Thursday

The next meeting of the East Stroudsburg University Council of Trustees is scheduled for Thursday, September 15, 2016 in the ESU Innovation Center.

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ESU’s 2016 Enrollment Increases One Percent to 6,904

Enrollment at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania has increased for the third consecutive year according to university officials. ESU’s fall 2016 enrollment is the largest since 2012.

At the end of the first week of the fall semester there were 6,904 students enrolled including 660 transfer students, 302 new graduate students and 1,356 freshmen.  Members of ESU’s class of 2020 represent the largest entering freshman class in five years and an increase of 3.3% over last fall’s class of 2019. Twenty two percent of new and continuing students are out of state residents with the majority from New Jersey and New York.

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