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Math and Art Students Construct Calculating Art on Campus

ESU math and art students constructed a unique project called “Calculating Art” on campus today. Four circles, each 20 to 30 feet in diameter, were installed in front of the Hoeffner Science and Technology Center and behind Koehler Fieldhouse. The students used mathematical calculations to determine the length of each piece of tape and location of the stakes to create patterns and shapes within the circles.

November 14, 2016 - No Comments - Read more

ESU Named to Victory Media’s 2017 Military Friendly Schools

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania announced today that it has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM, and Military Spouse.

First published in 2009, Military Friendly® Schools is the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to service members and their families, helping them select the best college, university, or trade school to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career.

November 11, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

Provost’s Colloquium Series at ESU to Present E-Government and Digital Society in Estonia

As part of East Stroudsburg University’s Provost’s Colloquium Series, Eugene Galperin, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics and freelance conference interpreter working for the U.S. Department of State, will present “E-Government and Digital Society in Estonia.” The presentation will take place on Wednesday, November 16, at 5:30 p.m. in Room 117 of Stroud Hall.

November 9, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

ESU’s Dance Company to Present Fall Performance

The University Dance Company at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania will present its fall performance at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 18 and 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 19. There will be an open dress rehearsal at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 17.  Each show will be at the Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts. Saturday’s performance features children from our Community Dance Program.

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Art + Geometry = Colorful 3D Math Sculptures

Art and geometry will intersect in a huge, colorful way at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Wednesday, November 9 as students create giant string art circles with geometric shapes using colorful surveyor’s tape and wooden stakes at two outdoor locations on campus.

In a project called “Calculating Art,” ESU math and art students will install four circles, each 20 to 30 feet in diameter, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday in front of the Hoeffner Science and Technology Center and behind Koehler Fieldhouse, both accessible from Normal Street. They’ll use mathematical calculations to figure out how long each piece of tape must be and where the stakes go to create patterns and shapes within the circles similar to those found in string art or the children’s toy Spirograph.

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University Store Manager Wins Battle with Brain Tumor, Continues Fighting War

Rick Franzo, department manager for the convenience store on the campus of East Stroudsburg University, will be the first “Survivor Emcee” of the American Brain Tumor Association’s BT5K in New York City. The 5K race will take place on Sunday, November 13 at Hudson River Park – Pier 81 at 9 a.m.

In 2009 Franzo was diagnosed with meningioma, a mostly benign brain tumor, the “size of a cheeseburger.” Since then his journey has been constant – a surgery that lasted over 10 hours, paralysis, rehabilitation, and coming to terms with the person he has become. “A brain tumor literally changes the person you are,” Franzo said. “You have to get used to the new you.”

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Student Theatrical Organization, Stage II to Present Anon(ymous) by Naomi Iizuka

The question, which could be taken from any current news story, is key to Naomi Iizuka’s drama, Anon(ymous), a piece that uses the classic story of Homer’s Odyssey to highlight the plight of contemporary refugees. East Stroudsburg University’s student theatre organization, Stage II, will be presenting the play November 17-20.

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Zoot Fest 2016 at East Stroudsburg University and the Legendary Deer Head Inn

Zoot Fest 2016 will be held on Sunday, November 13th, 2016 at the Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall in the Fine and Performing Arts Center at East Stroudsburg University from 3-5 p.m., followed by an after concert party, dinner and VIP reception at the legendary Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, Pa. from 6-8 p.m. Tickets are $40 for the ESU concert or $80 for an all-inclusive VIP ticket.

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ESU’s WESS Radio Manager Welcomed at White House

On Thursday, October 27, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania junior Jillian Deiley traveled to the White House as part of a delegation brought together by the College Radio Foundation. Deiley, a communication major with a concentration in broadcasting, is the station manager of WESS, ESU’s student-run radio station. Currently enrolled at 10 different universities across the nation, the students who attended are members of college radio stations participating in College Radio Day on November 4.

November 2, 2016 - No Comments - Read More

Student Veterans Center Celebrates Those Who’ve Served

Every year on November 11 the nation celebrates the women and men who have served our county. At East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, Veterans Day is special a time to honor its 126 student veterans.

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