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Madelon Powers Gallery to Present The Sinking of the General Slocum

East Stroudsburg University’s Madelon Powers Gallery will present The Sinking of the General Slocum, an exhibit of paintings by Cindy Vojnovic, from September 5-29.

A nearly forgotten New York City maritime disaster—the 1904 burning and sinking of the steamboat P.S. General Slocum with a loss of 1,021 of the 1,342 people on board—sparked an artistic journey for regional artist Cindy Vojnovic.

August 17, 2017 - No Comments - Read more

ESU Opens Campus to View Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017, North Americans will be able to view an eclipse of the sun and East Stroudsburg University will host a public viewing of this natural phenomenon for the community-at-large between 1:30 and 3 p.m.

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Board of Governors Names Interim Chancellor; Ensures Forward Momentum as State System Prepares for Future

The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today selected Clarion University of Pennsylvania President Karen M. Whitney to serve as interim chancellor beginning Sept. 12.

August 4, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


ESU and Community College of Philadelphia Sign Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management Articulation Agreement

“The travel and tourism industry is one of the largest, most dynamic industries in the world. Students of the Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Program at ESU are introduced to this exciting industry and will be prepared to enjoy a successful career in the hospitality industry,” said Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs at ESU.

July 27, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


State System Consultant Provides Final Report; Board of Governors to Craft Action Plan for the Future

The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) today delivered its final report on the strategic review of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education—a report commissioned by Chancellor Frank T. Brogan and the Board of Governors. The NCHEMS report builds on the consultant’s public presentation to the Board of Governors last week by providing additional information regarding each of its recommendations.

July 21, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Student Senate Advisor Elected President of United States JCI Senate

The United States Junior Chamber International Senate (JCI) has elected John Robinson, Ed.D., president. Dr. Robinson is the senior director for the Student Activity Association at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. He serves as the administrator for all student organizations at ESU, advisor to Student Senate, oversees the day to day building operations for the University Center, and assists with management of SAA operations.

July 21, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


ESU and EPA Enterprises Launch Cutter™ Lyme Disease Tick Test

In the Pocono Mountains the importance of checking for ticks after spending time outdoors is critical. Pennsylvania leads the nation in Lyme disease cases and Lyme disease is the most common vector borne infection in the United States. Ticks, however, do not just seek out people and pets in Pennsylvania. In fact, sciencemag.org has found Lyme disease-carrying ticks are found in half of all U.S. counties. But today, with the support of EPA Enterprises, East Stroudsburg University will make the detection of Lyme disease easier – and faster – for people and their pets everywhere.

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Department of Theatre to Present An Evening of Song Featuring Thomas Lehman

Internationally renowned baritone Thomas Lehman, a graduate of Stroudsburg High School, will present An Evening of Song Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall of East Stroudsburg University’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg.

The program will feature works by composers Samuel Barber, Charles Ives and Henri Duparc and selections from the musical theatre repertoire. Kimberly Kong will be the accompanist for the recital.

July 19, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Bicyclists Stop at ESU on an Epic Cross-Country Journey to Raise Awareness for FSHD

East Stroudsburg University served as a rest stop for a group of bicyclists making a coast-to-coast cross-country journey. The group arrived at ESU on Monday, July 18 and was provided, beds, showers and meals. They departed on Tuesday, July 19 for Marlboro N.J. before completing their journey in Brooklyn, N.Y.

July 18, 2017 - No Comments - Read More


Chancellor Frank T. Brogan to Retire From State System September 1, 2017

Chancellor Frank T. Brogan today announced he will retire Sept. 1 from Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The Board of Governors will name interim leadership pending a national search for Mr. Brogan’s successor.

“From the moment he arrived, Chancellor Brogan has shined a bright light on the challenges facing our universities and the State System—prompting important public dialogue about the need to do things differently,” said Board of Governors chair Cynthia D. Shapira. “Because of his leadership, we are better positioned to make important decisions about the future of our System.”

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