University Bulletin – April 25, 2014

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Student Activities:
Friday, April 25, 9:00 PM – Warrior Knights Event: WESS FM and CAB Present: Spring Jam in Dansbury Commons. Featuring DJs Venonamous, B-Boy Brandon and The Rude Boys: DirtyFINGERS and DJ Avalanche. The main musical act will be The Levi Stephens Band. Free refreshments will be available.
Saturday, April 26, 10:00 PM – Warrior Knights Presents: Sumo Wrestling in Hawthorn Suites.
Saturday, April 26, 8:00 PM – Drive-In-Movie: The Hunger Games Catching Fire on Shawnee Quad.

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: Transcendence, Heaven is for Real, Captain America. The Winter Soldier, Rio 2, A Haunted House 2, Bears, Draft Day, Oculus, Noah and Divergent.
Pocono Community Theater: The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Lunchbox and Under The Skin.

The International Student Organization (ISO) is Hosting its Annual Spring Festival, at 4:00 PM, on Saturday, April 26, in the Keystone Room. The event will feature dances, skits and presentations by international students. This year attendees are welcome to participate in “Cultural Jeopardy.” Food representing different backgrounds and cultures will be served at the end. For more information on this event, which is free and open to the public, contact Mike Laffey at or at 570-422-3527.

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:

  • 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

Women’s Center Lawn Party, from 1:00 to 3:30 PM, Tuesday, April 29, at 411 Normal Street. Find out about the resources of the Women’s Center, space available for your meetings, classes and socials. Food, music, prizes, giveaways, Women’s Center and VOICE information and fun! Door prizes: ESU parking pass for a year, ESU parking pass for a semester, ESU blanket. All receive a free T-shirt and ESU sunglasses! Brief remarks at 1:00 PM.

ESU Day Without Stress Event, from noon to 4:00 PM Thursday, May 1, in the Keystone Room. Relax, Enjoy, Refresh, De-stress. Muscle massage, Acupuncture, Meditation and Entertainment. Self-hypnosis, games, drumming circles, manicures, therapy dogs and much more. Hosted by Counseling and Psychological Services and Active Minds. For more information, contact 570-422-3277.

She’s Got Clients: How to use Social Media for your Business is a symposium presented by Christine Gallagher on the many variances of marketing through social media, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, Thursday, May 1, in Beers Lecture Hall. The public is invited at no cost.

The Political Science Department will Present the 115th State House Debates – Democratic Candidates, from 6:00 to 10:00 PM, Thursday, May 1, in Beers Lecture Hall. The public is invited at no cost.

ESU Planetarium to Host The Little Star that Could, at 7:00 and 8:00 PM, Friday, May 2 in the McMunn Planetarium in the Warren E. ’55 and Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center. The show is open to the public at no cost, but reservations are required due to a limited number of seats. Reservations are taken on a first- come, first-served basis and should be made at www.esu. edu/planetarium starting at 8 a.m. on April 29. The program is suitable for children of all ages. Please note the planetarium will be extremely dark. For group information, email A full schedule for the Spring 2014 semester can be found at

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.

Returning Undergraduate Students For Fall 2014: Are you the ultimate Warrior fan? Would you like to spread school spirit AND get paid for it? Try out to be the #1 Warrior, Burgy! Try outs will take place the fi rst week of the fall semester. If you are interested, please email Cara Bell at

Cultural Events

ESU’s Madelon Powers Gallery to Present Senior Seminar and Portfolio in Art Student Exhibition from April 23 to May 16. The exhibition will include works that students produced for various clients as part of the art department’s student design agency, New Mind Designs. Hours for the gallery: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM , Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. A reception for the artists will be Wednesday, April 23, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM in the gallery. Both the exhibit and reception are open to the public at no cost. For more information on the exhibit or reception, contact the Fine and Performing Arts Events Line at 570-422-3483 or

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.

Spring Choral Concert Concert Choir, 7:30 PM, Wednesday, April 30, in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall. A Cappella Ensemble, Featuring Gloria by Francis Poulenc. James Maroney, Ed.D., director. Open to the public at no cost. For more information, call 570-422-3483 or email

Spring Concert University Jazz Ensemble, 7:00 PM, Thursday, May 1, in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall. Otis C. French, Ph.D., director. Open to the public at no cost. For more information, call 570-422-3483 or email

Twenty-seventh Annual Spring Band Concert University/ Community Concert Band, University Percussion Ensemble Sunday, May 4, 7:00 PM, in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall. Otis French, Ph.D., director. Open to the public at no cost. For more information, call 570-422-3483 or email

Student Voice Recital, 7:30 PM, Tuesday, May 6, in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall. Open to the public at no cost. For more information, call 570-422-3483 or email


The following commencement rehearsals and ceremonies will be in Koehler Fieldhouse:
Undergraduate Commencement Rehearsal:
College of Arts and Sciences and College of Education, at noon, Friday, May 9.
College of Business and Management and College of Health Sciences, 1:30 PM, Friday, May 9.

Graduate Commencement Ceremony:
7:00 PM, Friday, May 9, Koehler Fieldhouse. Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies:
College of Arts and Sciences and College of Education, Saturday, 9:00 AM, May 10.
College of Business and Management and College of Health Sciences, 1:30 PM, Saturday, May 10.

Friday, April 25, 2014