ESU Hosts The Strangers Project, April 20

Everyone has a story. That’s what Brandon Doman, an artist, speaker and developer who currently lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., thought when he began asking people to write down their thoughts. The Strangers Project is a collection of over 18,000 anonymous handwritten “journal entries” shared spontaneously by passing strangers.

Doman is bringing these stories to East Stroudsburg University on Wednesday, April 20, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Strangers Project will be displayed outside the Hoeffner Science and Technology Building, in the courtyard area. In the case of inclement weather, it will be moved to the lobby.

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Nominations now Being Accepted for Annual ESU Alumni Awards

On behalf of the East Stroudsburg Alumni Association Board of Directors, the Office of Alumni Engagement invites you to nominate individuals for the 2016 Alumni Awards. The deadline to submit nominations is May 31, 2016.

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ESU Announces Keynote Speaker for Undergraduate Spring Commencement Ceremonies

Carrie Hessler-Radelet, the director of the Peace Corps, is the keynote speaker for East Stroudsburg University’s spring commencement ceremonies, which will be held on Saturday, May 7 at 8:45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. in Koehler Fieldhouse.

Ms. Hessler-Radelet was sworn in as the 19th director of the Peace Corps on June 25, 2014. Before that she served as the agency’s acting director and deputy director from 2010-2014. A member of a four-generation Peace Corps family, Ms. Hessler-Radelet began her career in international development as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Western Samoa (1981-1983), teaching secondary school with her husband, Steve Radelet. She went on to spend more than two decades working in public health, focusing on HIV/AIDS and maternal and child health.

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Business Management Students Take a Trip to Wall Street

ESU business management students learned a few lessons about 74 miles away from their traditional classroom last month. The students visited the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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ESU Hosts Fourth Annual Student Research and Creative Activity Symposium, April 21

East Stroudsburg University students will have an opportunity to present their work at the fourth annual Student Research and Creative Activity Symposium on Thursday, April 21 in the Hoeffner Science and Technology Center.

“Undergraduate and graduate research is one of the key high impact practices,” said Cem Zeytinoglu, Ph.D., associate professor of communication studies. “The symposium effectively facilitates all of the factors that make college worth it to a student.”

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Theatre Department to Present For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, April 19-24

Presenting the Obie Award winning drama For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf is both a celebration and challenge for East Stroudsburg University’s theatre department. The play is set to debut at ESU from April 19-24.

“As a department, we’re excited to celebrate the diversity on campus by having our actresses of color take on the challenges of the play,” Margaret Ball, D.M.A., professor and chair of theatre, said.

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ESU Presents Senior Seminar and Portfolio in Art Student Exhibition, April 20-May 4

The Madelon Powers Gallery of East Stroudsburg University will feature art works and portfolios of selected students in a Senior Seminar and Portfolio in Art Student Exhibition April 20-May 4.

The exhibition will include works that students produced for various clients as part of the art+ design department’s student design agency, New Mind Design, and comic art created at recent Comic Thons.

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University Dance Company Presents Spring Performance

The spring 2016 performance of the University Dance Company will take place at ESU in the Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, April 22 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 23 at 2 p.m.

This semi-annual performance will highlight the talents of students, faculty members and guest artists. A variety of choreographic styles and dance pieces will include contemporary, modern, jazz and hip-hop.

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Senator John Blake, ESU Legislative Fellow, to Speak at ESU, April 14

East Stroudsburg University’s (ESU) political science department and political science club will be co-hosting a youth and political participation event this Thursday, April 14, at 5 p.m. in the University Center’s Senate Chambers.

John P. Blake, state senator of the 22nd Senatorial District of Pennsylvania and ESU’s 2015-2016 legislative fellow, is the event’s keynote speaker. Senator Blake will lead a conversation pertaining to political participation and civic engagement.

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Video of Accepted CILLS Program Participant Goes Viral, Puts East Stroudsburg University on the Map

A 50-second video of Rachel Grace learning she was accepted to the Career, Independent Living & Learning Studies (CILLS) program sponsored by East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania went viral a few days after her mom posted it on Facebook March 25, and by last week it had been viewed more than 14 million times.

The heart-warming video shows Rachel, a 20-year-old North Penn High School student who has Down syndrome, opening and reading aloud her acceptance notice to the CILLS program, and hollering happily, “I got in!” to her excited parents, Deb and Tom.

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