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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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ESU Theatre Department Presents Senior Recital Featuring Gage Hojnowski, Guitar, April 28

Gage Hojnowski, a graduating senior from Bushkill, Pa., will present a guitar recital Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall of the university’s Fine & Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg.

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ESU Announces Keynote Speaker for Graduate Spring Commencement Ceremonies

Ahmad Chaudhry ’96, D.M.D., M.D., will be the keynote speaker for East Stroudsburg University’s graduate commencement ceremony on Friday, May 6 at 7 p.m. After graduating from ESU summa cum laude with a B.S. in biology, Chaudhry pursued dental studies and graduated from Harvard School of Dental Medicine with honors. He was among one of the first classes to graduate in the new problem-based curriculum. While at Harvard, he conducted international research with a grant from Harvard Medical School.

After graduating from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Chaudhry was accepted into the dual degree program Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and SUNY Stony Brook in New York.  He completed an oral surgery internship, anesthesia training, a general surgery internship, and became the chief resident in oral and maxillofacial surgery in this rigorous six-year program.  Dr. Chaudhry obtained his M.D. from SUNY Stony Brook.

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Faculty Participates in Conference for Future Medical Professionals on Colon Cancer

East Stroudsburg University teamed up with the Colon Cancer Coalition – Tour de Tush Allentown on Wednesday, April 13 and hosted a conference for future medical professionals including ESU nursing students titled Diagnosis = Colon Cancer. The conference, which was held at ESU’s Lehigh Valley Center, provided future medical care givers with information that may be helpful to them in caring for cancer patients.

David Bub, M.D., was the keynote speaker for the event. Dr. Bub was board certified in general surgery in 2002, and in colon rectal surgery in 2003. After finishing his colorectal surgery training at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, he conducted a year of research at Sloan Kettering Cancer Center focusing on the diagnosis and {Ll[management of rectal cancer. For the last six years, he has been in practice at the Mount Sinai Hospital specializing in the treatment of Crohn’s disease and colitis.

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