Band Musicians Invited to Join ESU Community Concert Band

Brass, percussion and woodwind musicians with previous band experience are welcome to join the East Stroudsburg University/Community Concert Band (UCCB) as it prepares for its Sunday, December 11 concert.

Rehearsals are on Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall at the University’s Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg. Community members are welcome and asked to join no later than Monday, October 3.

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Council of Trustees to Hold Meeting this Thursday

The next meeting of the East Stroudsburg University Council of Trustees is scheduled for Thursday, September 15, 2016 in the ESU Innovation Center.

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ESU’s 2016 Enrollment Increases One Percent to 6,904

Enrollment at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania has increased for the third consecutive year according to university officials. ESU’s fall 2016 enrollment is the largest since 2012.

At the end of the first week of the fall semester there were 6,904 students enrolled including 660 transfer students, 302 new graduate students and 1,356 freshmen.  Members of ESU’s class of 2020 represent the largest entering freshman class in five years and an increase of 3.3% over last fall’s class of 2019. Twenty two percent of new and continuing students are out of state residents with the majority from New Jersey and New York.

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ESU Partners with Community for Economic Outlook Summit

The Fourth Annual East Stroudsburg University Economic Outlook Summit is scheduled for Friday, September 9, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Mattioli Recreation Center on the ESU campus. The theme for this year’s Summit is Monroe 2030 – Action Now! Assuring a Prosperous Monroe County.

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ESU Brings Anti-Sexual Violence Activist to Campus Screening of The Hunting Ground

On September 7 the East Stroudsburg University Office of Student Affairs, Title IX Oversight Committee will host a screening of “The Hunting Ground,” an exposé of rape crime on college campuses in America. The stories in the documentary are told through the first person testimonies of sexual assault survivors. They tell of their assault, and their troubling pursuit of justice.

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Schisler Museum and McMunn Planetarium Sets Fall Hours

The Schisler Museum of Wildlife & Natural History and McMunn Planetarium at East Stroudsburg University has set its fall hours. The facility is open to the public on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The facility is reserved for pre-registered group visits on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Both the museum and planetarium are included in a single admission price.

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Senior English Literature Student Attends The Harrisburg Internship Semester

Senior English literature student Jenny Bront is working in the office of Lt. Gov. Michael Stack as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

Bront is from Feasterville, PA. She is one of 12 students participating in The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS) program, which provides students the opportunity to work in all areas of state government while earning a full semester’s worth of credits. THIS invites students from each of the 14 State System universities to participate.

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New Students Arrive to Campus

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania welcomed 1,400 freshmen and transfer students to campus today, Thursday, August 25, 2016. There were 200 student volunteers and 40 faculty, staff and alumni volunteers on campus to help students and their families move in to their dorms. Among the volunteers was President of ESU, Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D.

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State System Assures Students that Fall Classes Will Begin as Scheduled Despite APSCUF Strike Threats

Harrisburg – As representatives from Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education and its faculty union continue negotiations toward a new contract, State System officials assured students this week that classes will begin Monday, as scheduled, despite the union’s threat of a strike.

Leadership of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) have announced they will meet Thursday to consider calling for a strike authorization vote among the union’s full membership sometime during the fall semester. Such votes, which would give APSCUF leadership the authority to call for a walkout at any time, have become a regular part of the contract negotiations process between the union and the State System.

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New Director of Graduate and Extended Studies Named

Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president of academic affairs at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU), announced the appointment of William J. Bajor, Ph.D. as the director of graduate and extended studies.

Dr. Bajor comes to ESU from New Jersey City University (NJCU) where he most recently served as the acting director of the division of professional and lifelong learning. In this role he developed new revenue streams for NJCU, aligned University training programs with the State of New Jersey’s economic development priorities and increased the number of NJCU’s strategic and innovative community and business partnerships. The division of professional and lifelong learning included NJCU’s Continuing Education unit, which Bajor previously oversaw along with graduate studies. In that role he supervised the administration of admission, registration, matriculation, scheduling, advisement and graduation/completion policies governing graduate and continuing education students.

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