University Bulletin – April 11, 2014

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Student Activities

Friday, April 11, 9:00 PM – Warrior Knights presents: Karaoke with DJ in Dansbury Commons.
Saturday, April 12, 10:00 PM – Warrior Knights presents: Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Hemlock Suites.
Saturday, April 12 – NYC Day Trip – 10:00 AM departure from Science and Tech. Building.

Ticket Sales:
Bronx Zoo Trip – May 3: $25 Students and $45 Guests. Discount Movie Tickets – Pocono Community Theater and Cinemark Stroud Mall, $5.50 Students, $8 Non-Students. Now Playing at Cinemark: Noah, Divergent, Sabotage, Muppets Most Wanted, God’s Not Dead, 300: Ride of an Empire, Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Need for Speed, Tyler Perry’s The Single Moms Club, Non-Stop, The LEGO Movie.
Pocono Community Theater: 12 Years a Slave, Noah, God’s Not Dead and The Dallas Buyers Club. All tickets can be purchased in Room 211 of the University Center.

ESU’s Chapter of Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity will host its Second Annual Stroudsburg Strut 5K walk/run Saturday morning, April 12, on the Quad. Attendees may pre-register from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM the following specified days: Tuesday, April 1, Thursday, April 3, and Monday, April 7, through Friday, April 11, in the courtyard outside the University Center windowed area. The cost for those who pre-register is $15. Registration the day of the race, which is open to the public, will begin promptly at 9:00 AM Those registering on race-day will pay $20. Children ages 10 and younger can take part for free. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation which provides financial and emotional support for the families of children battling cancer. The B+ Foundation also provides research grants in an effort to help fight childhood cancer research. For more information, contact Billy Lacroix, fraternity president, at 267-235-0717, or Jazmyn Pulley, assistant director of student activities, at

ESU’s Dance Team will host its Second Annual Showcase on Saturday, April 12, and Sunday, April 13. The event is at 7:00 PM on Saturday and at 1:00 PM on Sunday in the Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts on campus. The showcase will include entertainment as well as prizes for all ages. This event is open
to the public for a cost of $6. It is $3 for ESU students with an eCard. T-shirts and other prizes will be distributed. For more information please contact Danielle France at dgf1504@live.esu. edu or Suzanne Prestoy, Ph.D., associate professor of nursing, at 570-422-3563 or

The Lehigh Valley Public Health Alliance, a student group from East Stroudsburg University’s Bethlehem-based campus, will Conduct its Inaugural Healthy You Day from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Saturday, April 12. The event, which will be at ESU’s Lehigh Valley Center at 60 W. Broad St., Bethlehem, Pa., invites the public to participate in this fun, enriching and educational experience. Held during National Public Health Week, which runs from April 7-13, Healthy You Day will focus on increasing awareness and knowledge of preventive health behaviors which will lead to healthier lifestyles and choices. For more information about ESU’s Lehigh Valley Center, contact site coordinator Tom O’Connor at 610-419-0412 or

Busson von Alvensleben will Present a Wimer Lecture on International Affairs, at 7:00 PM, Thursday, April 17, in the Niedbala Auditorium in the Hoeffner Science and Technology Center. The Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, New York, Busso von Alvensleben will give the spring 2014 Wimer Lecture on International Affairs at ESU. For more information, contact Leif Johan Eliasson, Ph.D., associate professor of political science at 570-422-3530. This event is open to the public at no cost.

ESU Hockey Championship Celebration, from 1:00 to 6:00 PM, Saturday, April 19, at the Dave Carlyon Pavilion. Activities include live music, games, bake sale, Burgy appearance, raffles and food.

The Entrepreneurs-on-Entrepreneurship: Leading Edge Technology Bootcamps will be in the ESU Innovation Center, 562 Independence Road (Brown Street and Route 447), East Stroudsburg. The bootcamps are free and open to the public. However, registration is required. Contact Carter McClure at 570-422-7953 or email with your name and email address for reservations. The series includes:

  • Visual Studio Integration in ERP Solutions, Thursday, April 24, 6:00 to 8:00 PM
  • The Fundamentals of 3D Printing, Tuesday, April 29, 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Direct Assessment of Global Citizenship, from 12:30 to 1:30 PM, Tuesday, April 22, in Stroud 117. Learn from your peers unique tools and ideas to provide evidence of this important general education student learning outcome. Featuring Jeffrey Weber, Ph.D., associate professor of political science; Joni Oye-Benintende, associate professor of art; Matthew Wallace, Ph.D., professor of biological sciences; Adam McGlynn, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science and Chin Hu, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology. For more information, contact Chris Willis at 570-422-3459 or

Final Paper Push at the Writing Studio in the Kemp Library from April 28 – May 3. The Writing Studio is hosting Final Paper Push to help students with all their writing needs as the semester comes to a close. Come for one-on-one tutoring, free coffee and snacks, and a quiet study space. Open Monday – Thursday 1:00 to 9:00 PM and Friday 1:00 to 5:00 PM The last day is Monday, May 3.

Cultural Events

Winds and Friends, 7:00 PM, Sunday, April 13, in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall. Featuring the University Chamber Winds, Otis C. French, Ph.D., director. Open to the public at no cost. For more information, call 570-422-3483 or email

The Art Department at ESU will host the Grand Opening of G3Design Lab, a 3D Printing, Design and Fabrication Facility, on Wednesday, April 16, beginning at 4:00 PM in the Fine and Performing Arts Center. Refreshments will be available in the lobby of the Fine Arts Center from 4:00 to 4:30 PM The program will commence in the Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall at 4:30 PM and conclude with a ribbon cutting ceremony in front of classroom G3 at 5:40 PM Tours of the facility will follow the ribbon cutting with students available to answer questions and demonstrate the lab equipment. The Madelon Powers Gallery will be open where the Student Art Association Art Exhibit will be on view. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Joni Oye-Benintende at or 570-422-3216.

March 26 – April 18
Madelon Powers Gallery, ESU Fine & Performing Arts Center
Art Association All-University Student Juried Art Exhibit
Gallery hours: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3483 or email

The Residence Hall Association is Sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, Saturday, April 19, in Linden Hall. Activities include an egg hunt, coloring, crafts and face painting. For more information, email the Residence Hall Association at The public is invited at no cost.

Earth Day! Come Celebrate the Environment with your Fellow Classmates, Staff, and ESU Community, from noon to 4:00 PM, Tuesday, April 22, on the Quad. There will be an ecofriendly fashion show featuring styles that have been repurposed. Swag and prizes will be given away throughout the day for our Earth Day trivia. Games, tye-dye, and live music will also be featured at this event. If you are interested in volunteering or having your club present a booth at this event, please contact Kate at

University/Community Orchestra Concert, 7:30 PM, Wednesday, April 23, in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall. Betsy Buzzelli-Clarke, Ed.D., director. Open to the public at no cost. For more information, call 570-422-3483 or email

Spring Performance – University Dance Company, 7:00 PM, April 24 – 25, and 2:00 PM, April 26, in the Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts. General admission, $8; faculty and staff, $6; senior citizens and students, $4. Tickets will be available at the door only. For information, call 570-422-3331 or email

April 24 – 25, 7:30 PM; April 26, 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM; April 27, 2:00 PM
Smith-McFarland Theatre
The Wizard of Oz
Directed by Margaret Joyce Ball, D.M.A.,
Scenic and costume design by Professor Yoshinori Tanokura Dorothy once again finds herself “over the rainbow” in this musical adaptation of the classic L. Frank Baum novel first produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company. This version includes the memorable songs from the beloved MGM film which is marking its 75th anniversary.
General admission, $12;
Faculty/staff and senior citizens (with ID), $10; Students (with ID), $7; Youth, $5.
Tickets available in advance online at (credit cards only online).
Remaining tickets available at the box office 7:00 to 8:00 PM on performance dates (cash only at box office). Please arrive early. Latecomers cannot be seated.
For other information, please call 570-422-3483, ext. 4.

Student Senate Invites Local Businesses, Clubs and Organizations to 14th Annual Community on the Quad Event, on Saturday, April 26, from noon to 4:00 PM. This year’s theme of “In the Jungle,” is meant to bring the campus and local communities together for a fun, yet productive gathering for students, faculty and staff members and area residents. In order to participate, Student Senate asks that you provide a nominal donation of $20 which will be used for scholarship funding through ESU’s Foundation. With that donation, vendors are welcome to sell merchandise at a private space which will include two chairs and one, 6-foot table, which may be decorated to go along with this year’s theme. Those wishing to reserve a space or looking for more information about the event should contact Student Senate member and special events coordinator Melissa Ciment at by April 4.

Friday, April 11, 2014