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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ESU Musical Theatre to present Cabaret, April 29

For the past two years, East Stroudsburg University students in the Musical Theatre Organization (MTO) have presented a small cabaret at the end of the academic year to have another opportunity to do what they enjoy most—perform songs from Broadway, movie and television musicals.

This year’s cabaret, New York, New York, will be held on Friday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall of the university’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg.

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ESU’s National Broadcasting Society wins Awards at National Convention

It took one day for the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) at East Stroudsburg University to film two videos that received national awards. Students traveled to Burbank, Calif., for the National Broadcasting National Convention and entered a competition titled On the Spot Challenge, which included a series of different contests.

The rules of the competition were simple: participants could not start before arriving in California, they had to use only equipment they had on hand, and they only had a couple of days to film. ESU’s NBS earned first place in one of the challenges, which tasked students to create an appealing video for Instagram. The organization also came in second in a challenge where they were directed to film a promotional video for their student organization.

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ESU hosts Through Their Eyes, Conference, April 22

On April 22, East Stroudsburg University hosts conference titled “Through Their Eyes.” In its 18th year, the conference hosts speakers who have overcome attitudinal, physical or cultural barriers.

The conference, which will be held at ESU’s Innovation Center, 562 Independence Road, East Stroudsburg, from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., aims to give those in attendance a personal perspective from people with disabilities that is unique, according to Domenico Cavaiuolo, Ph.D., professor of special education and rehabilitation.

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ESU and PMC Collaborate on New Initiatives

The nursing research position is only one aspect of a series of collaboration efforts between ESU and PMC. Four employees from the hospital and four individuals from the university meet quarterly to discuss new ideas and initiatives. The group launched a website this winter which serves as a platform for anyone to pitch new ideas to PMC and ESU.

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Political Science Club Talk to Senior Citizens about 2016 Presidential Election

Four members from the political science club at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania visited the Shirley Futch senior living facility in East Stroudsburg, Pa., to discuss the upcoming primary elections, each candidates’ platform, and voting.

“The political science members emphasized the importance of voting and had an open discussion of the issues that senior citizens want to hear candidates talk more about at the local, state and federal levels,” Allison Simon, a senior majoring in political science and president of the political science club, said.

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ESU Celebrates Earth Day, April 21

East Stroudsburg University is celebrating Earth Day on April 21, on the Shawnee Quad from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

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