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East Stroudsburg University Brings NPR’s Hit Show From The Top to Pocono Mountains

NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on WRTI and WWFM, will record a radio broadcast at the Smith-McFarland Theater at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Friday, July 21 at 1 PM.

The popular NPR radio program features the amazing performances and captivating personal stories of extraordinary young classical musicians from across the country. For tickets, please visit www.esu.edu/theatretickets.

July 13, 2017 - No Comments - Read more

ESU Alumnus and ESU Theatre Department to Co-Produce Staged Reading of New Latino Drama

Like many young actors in New York City, Michael Lloret, who grew up in East Stroudsburg and is a 2015 graduate of East Stroudsburg University’s Theatre Department, pursues many opportunities to help enhance his career.

While part of a theater development workshop at New York University’s graduate writing program he was cast in Machine Learning, a new drama by Francisco Mendoza, an Argentinian-born playwright now living in New York.

July 12, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


ESU Named to Money Magazine List of Best Colleges for Your Money

Colleges were ranked based on 27 measures of educational quality, affordability and alumni success.Other factors included graduation rate, peer and instructor quality, net price of a degree, student debt and loan risk, graduates’ earnings and average job skills.

July 12, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


ESU Athletic Logo to be Featured in Book of World’s Best Logos

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania’s new face of the warriors is to be featured among the world’s best logos when the 10th edition of the book, LogoLounge is released.  The forward-facing warrior logo that was launched in January 2017 and now represents all ESU athletic teams was among 40,000 logos that were submitted for consideration and only 2,500 made the cut. ESU’s new athletic logo, which shares the same shape and color palette as the University’s new institutional logo, is intended to develop a bold visual identity that is aligned with ESU’s mission, vision and strategic plan.

July 12, 2017 - One Comment - Read More


East Stroudsburg University Seeks Research Participants

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders of East Stroudsburg University is seeking participants for a research study on the effects impact of Rheumatic Disease and Inflammatory Arthritis have on hearing, cognition and language. Patients with Inflammatory Arthritis or Rheumatic Disease including but not limited to Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, Ankylosing Spondylitis, MCTD, Lyme’s Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Fibromyalgia, or Systemic Lupus Erythematosus are invited to participate.

July 10, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


ESU’s Office of Academic Affairs Announces Administrative Appointments

Joanne Z. Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, announced the appointments of Robert E. Smith, Ed.D., Denise Seigart, Ph.D., and Jeffrey A. Weber, Ph.D. to administrative roles effective August, 2017. These appointments replace roles previously held within the division that have been vacated.

“These candidates were selected because of the outstanding work they accomplished in their respective fields,” said Provost Bruno about the appointments. “Each of these searches turned out some fine candidates, but in my conversations with each of the new hires, I got a sense that these individuals are most attuned to the needs of our institution and genuinely understand the expectations placed upon them. I am confident that Drs. Smith, Seigart and Weber will be tremendous assets to the division of academic affairs, and the ESU community.”

July 10, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


State System’s Board of Governors Approves 3.5 Percent Tuition Increase for 2017-18

The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today approved a 3.5 percent increase in tuition for the 2017-18 academic year.

The $127-per-semester increase sets the base tuition rate for most full-time Pennsylvania residents—who comprise about 90 percent of all State System university students—at $3,746 per term, or $7,492 for the full year. Even with the increase, the State System universities will remain the lowest-cost option among all four-year colleges and universities in the state.

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ESU Residence Life Top Fundraiser in Greater Poconos Relay for Life

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Office of Residence life was the top fundraising team in this year’s Greater Pocono 24-hour “Relay for Life,” which was hosted at ESU’s Eiler-Martin Stadium Saturday, June 17 – Sunday, June 18.

ESU’s Office of Residence Life has had a staff team since the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life initiative began in Monroe County over 25 years ago. This year the team brought in $23,246. Bob Moses, director of residence life & housing, was the top fundraiser in the relay with $10,025 in donations. Kelly Weaber, residence director of Hawthorn Suites, was the second highest bringing in a total of $4,709.

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Two East Stroudsburg University Students Attend State System Honors Trip to Belize

Two East Stroudsburg University students participated in the annual Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education trip abroad exclusively for honors students.

Ashley Collins, a sophomore from Newton, N.J. majoring in early childhood education, and Abigail Schauf, a junior from Pittsburgh, Pa. majoring in psychology, joined students from 12 universities, including ESU, on the trip.

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ESU Student-Athletes Achieve Record 3.22 GPA; Land 221 on 2016-17 PSAC Scholar-Athlete List

Student-athletes finished the 2016-17 academic year with a 3.22 cumulative grade-point average, the highest in department history.

In addition, the Warriors placed 176 student-athletes on the spring 2017 Dean’s List for compiling at least a 3.5 GPA during the spring semester.

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