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ESU Selects Graduate Commencement Student Speaker

Lacy Jones, a graduate student studying speech-language pathology, will be the student speaker for the graduate commencement ceremony on Friday, May 6 at 7 p.m.

Jones, who resides in Bangor, Pa., received her bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology from ESU in 2014. Spending over 30 years battling with a stuttering disorder, Jones became interested in speech-language pathology to help others struggling with a speech impediment. But speech-language pathology was not always in her plans. After graduating high school, Jones attended the University of Pittsburgh as a computer science major.

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Students Travel to NYC and Receive Cultural Education

Sixteen East Stroudsburg University students traveled to New York City on April 20 for a lesson in heritage, humanity, dignity and hope — a day of Remembrance, according to Kimberly S. Adams, Ph.D., professor of political science.

“We wanted to provide students with cultural experiences outside of the traditional classroom setting,” she said.

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Students Honored at 27th Annual Student Recognition Awards

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania hosted its 27th Annual Student Recognition Awards on April 24, where more than 50 students and student organizations were honored.

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Relay for Life Breaks Records by Raising over $24,000

Over 700 people spent 12 hours in Koehler Fieldhouse on Friday, April 15 as a part of the seventh annual Relay for Life. The event, organized by Colleges against Cancer at ESU, raised over $24,000 for the American Cancer Society.

“We passed our goal by over $6,000,” Emily Creveling, a senior majoring in hotel, restaurant tourism management who is also chair of Relay for Life, said. “We are so excited that ESU gets to help so many more people through their treatment and help fund research to find a cure.”

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ESU Selects Student Speakers for Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies

Katherine Reardon, a graduating English major and theatre minor from Rockaway, N.J., is East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania’s student speaker for the spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 7, at 8:45 a.m. in Koehler Fieldhouse, and Chantal Fulgencio, a graduating political science major and French and Spanish minors from Stroudsburg, Pa., is the student speaker for the spring commencement ceremony at 1:45 p.m.

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ESU Participates in Suicide Prevention Walk, April 23

Out of the Darkness, a national walk that raises money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, will begin at ESU at 12 p.m. on the front lawn of the Hoeffner Science & Technology Center, Normal Street.

Thirty percent of college students feel so depressed that they cannot function, according to a study done by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIH). This depression is what marks suicide as the third leading cause of death of young people.

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ESU Hosts Autism Walk, April 24

East Stroudsburg University’s (ESU) chapter of Autism Speaks U, a student organization that raises funds and awareness for Autism, is hosting a 5K walk/run on Sunday, April 24, beginning at 10 a.m. on the Shawnee-Linden quad on campus.

“All proceeds from the event go directly to Autism Speaks which supports autism research,” Rachel Wolf-Colon, Ph.D., assistant professor of speech-language pathology and club adviser to Autism Speaks U at ESU, said. “April is Autism Awareness month and our club is happy to contribute to this worthy cause.”

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ESU Hosts Community on the Quad, April 30

On April 30, East Stroudsburg University is celebrating the world with its annual Community on the Quad, organized by the Student Senate. All local businesses, clubs and organizations are invited to come together for the 16th annual event.

The theme “We are the World at ESU” is meant to bring the campus and local communities together for a day that celebrates culture and diversity.

In order to participate, Student Senate requests a nominal donation of $20 which will be used for scholarship funding through the ESU Foundation. With that donation, vendors will be provided with two chairs and one 6-foot table that may be decorated to coincide with this year’s “We are the World” theme. Vendors are welcome to sell merchandise at their tables.

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Pocono Mountains’ Theatre Company in Partnership with East Stroudsburg University’s Department of Theatre to Present Staged Reading of Unto Death, April 30

Actress Karen Allen, known for her roles in Raiders of the Lost Ark and Starman, will head the cast of Until Death, the third in a series of staged readings being presented through the partnership between the Pocono Mountains’ Theater Company and East Stroudsburg University’s Department of Theatre.

The drama by Sarah T. Schwab will be presented Saturday, April 30 at 7 p.m. in Smith-McFarland Theatre of ESU’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg.

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Guest Artist Jon Ballantyne to Perform at Spring Jazz Concert Wednesday, April 27 at ESU

Award-winning Canadian-born pianist and composer Jon Ballantyne will be featured at East Stroudsburg University’s Spring Jazz Concert Wednesday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall of the university’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg.

Whether he is performing his original compositions, virtuosic two-handed spontaneous improvisations, or reworking jazz standards in his own innate, organic way, Ballantyne’s openness, originality, and inborn creativity always inform his music. He has released 10 albums and won two Juno Awards, which are the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Award.

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