University Bulletin – April 30, 2013

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Just Yell Fire! 7:00 to 9:00 PM, Tues., April 30 in Lower Dansbury. Just Yell Fire is a program developed by Dallas Jessup, a former member of an Alpha Omicron Pi chapter that is directed toward college students, educating them on attacks made on women. Date rape, sexual assault, traffickers and abuse are among the many topics that will be discussed in a video provided by Alpha Omicron Pi national headquarters. The public is invited at no cost.

Be a Burgy Mascot for the 2013-14 Season! Attend an Informational Meeting at 2:00 PM Tues., April 30 in Koehler Fieldhouse. For information call 570-422-3578 or email

CETL’s Faculty Colloquium on Scholarship, 12:30 to 3:50 PM Tues., April 30 in Beers Lecture Hall. Faculty from many different departments will present research in multiple stages of development as well as pedagogical techniques used in the classroom. Presentations will be short (5 minutes, with a few minutes for questions), to accommodate many presenters and to allow time for discussion and feedback. Feel free to attend the entire event or only a portion that fits your schedule. This is a great opportunity for faculty from multiple disciplines to share their ideas and scholarly endeavors, and to hear what colleagues are doing! Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Jennifer White at

Celebrate Spring with Dr. Welsh! Join her for a Strawberry and Ice Cream Social, 2:00 to 4:00 PM Wed., May 1 at the Center Court area (between the Keystone Room and the University Center).

The Second Annual “Day Without Stress” Noon to 4:00 PM Thurs., May 2 in the Keystone Room. Take a break! Drop in! There will be lots of activities to promote relaxation and fun. Sign up for cranial-sacral and chair massage therapy. Enjoy games, ice cream, refreshments, zumba, dance, and more. Therapy dogs will also be on hand. Sponsored by Active Minds Student Organization and Counseling and Psychological Services. For more information call 570-422-3277.

A Discussion Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Rolling Stones, 7:00 – 9:00 PM Sat., May 4 in Stroud Hall, Room 117. Rob McKenzie, Distinguished Professor of Communication Studies and host of the “Stones Hour” on WESS Radio (90.3 FM), Tuesdays from 6:00 – 7:00 PM, will lead a discussion about the Stones, showing concert footage and playing songs and unique song versions from the past 50 years. There will be a special focus on Keith Richards. Audience participation will be invited. More information can be obtained by emailing

Final Paper Push at the Writing Studio. The Writing Studio at the Kemp Library is hosting Final Paper Push to help students with all their writing needs as the semester comes to a close. Visit the Writing Studio from May 6 – May 10 for one-on-one tutoring, free coffee, free 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 Sunday, May 12.

WESS Radio

90.3 WESS Radio Station Will Sponsor a Test Movie Screening of Dead TV From 7:00 to 9:00 PM Tues., April 30 in the Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts. Dead TV is an indie horror film that was shot locally and featured ESU students and alumni on the production crew. Harrison Smith, the director, will talk about the film and the movie making process. Featured ESU crew members include Dimitre Iliev, Ryan Oakes, Alex Nyman, Brandon Taylor, Melissa Sherry, Dom Galenao and Mike Sherry.

Student Activities

Tues., April 30, 9:00 to 11:00 PM Musician Scott McKenna in Dansbury Commons
Fri., May 3, 9:00 PM DJ music by Dimitri Fostinis in Dansbury Commons

Wed., May 8, 2:30 PM Maury Povich Bus Trip. Bus departs ESU at 2:30 p.m. from the Sci-Tech Center. Tickets cost $5 for ESU students and $10 for guests. Price includes round trip coach bus trip and dinner at the Maury Povich studio. Bus returns to ESU about 9:00 PM For more information or to sign-up, please contact CAB at 570-422-3396.

Art, Music & Dance

April 29 – May 13
Senior Seminar and Portfolio in Art Student Exhibition

Gallery hours: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Wednesday and Thursday, and 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday, Tuesday and Friday.
Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3483 or

April 30 – May 4, 7:30 PM; May 5, 2:00 PM
Smith-McFarland Theatre
Top Girls
By Caryl Churchill
Directed by Stephanie Daventry French
Scenic and costume design by Yoshinori Tanokura
Lighting design by Annie Weigand
Presented by the Department of Theatre. Set in Margaret Thatcher’s 1980s England, Top Girls explores the challenges for women of balancing career and family historically and in the modern era. Characters from history, literature and painting intersect with a modern businesswoman, her sister and the children caught in the melee. Performances will be followed by discussions on Exploring the Balance – Women Pursuing Vocations and Avocations and Balancing Life Choices.

Wednesday, May 1, 7:30 PM Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall University/Community Orchestra Concert Dr. Betsy Buzzelli-Clarke, director
Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3483 or

Friday, May 3, 7:30 PM Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall Senior Recital
Christina Ellis, soprano
Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3483 or

Saturday, May 4, 11:00 AM Quad Community on the Quad
Open to the public at no cost.
For information, call 570-422-3607; or visit and follow the links for student activities.

Sunday, May 5, 7:00 PM Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall Spring Vocal Jazz Concert University Singers
Dr. James Maroney, director
Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3483 or

Wednesday, May 8, 7:30 PM Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall Spring Choral Concert Concert Choir
A Cappella Ensemble
Dr. James Maroney, director
General admission, $3
Children, 12 and under and ESU students with ID, free. Tickets at the door only. No advance sales.
Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3483 or

Thursday, May 9, 7:00 PM Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall Spring Concert
University Jazz Ensemble Dr. Otis C. French, director Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3483 or

Courses Pending Approval by the University-Wide Curriculum Committee. Descriptions are available upon request in the office of the committee chair in the English Department (Stroud 309). Address questions within 10 university calendar days after first appearance.

ELED 290 Special Topics: First Year Course (1:1:0)

HRTM 251 Applied Foodservice Safety and Sanitation (3:3:0)

HRTM 101 Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management (change in title)
HRTM 211 Principles of Food and Beverage Management (change in code, class)
HRTM 232 Principles of Travel and Tourism (change in title, pre-req.)
HRTM 241 Principles of Lodging Management (change in title, desc.)
HRTM 310 Systems Approach to Food and Beverage Management (change in #, pre-req.)
HRTM 311 Haute Cuisine and Oenology (change in #, pre-req.)
HRTM 321 Hospitality and Tourism Human Resources (change in title, desc., pre-req.)
HRTM 331 Hospitality and Tourism Marketing (change in title, pre-req.)
HRTM 351 Hospitality and Tourism Information Systems (change in title, desc., pre-req.)
HRTM 371 Hotel Development and Design (change in pre-req.)
HRTM 391 Hospitality Purchasing (change in title, desc.)
HRTM 411 Restaurant Operations Management (change in pre-req., class)
HRTM 421 Hospitality and Tourism Training and Staff Development (change in title, desc., pre-req.)
HRTM 431 Hospitality and Tourism Strategic Market Planning (change in title, pre-req.)
HRTM 441 Hospitality and Tourism Financial Management (change in pre-req.)
HRTM 486 Hospitality and Tourism Internship (change in title, code, desc., pre-req., class)
HRTM 489 Contemporary Legal and Ethical Aspects of Hospitality and Tourism Management (change in title, #, desc., pre-req.)
HRTM 491 Seminar in Hospitality and Tourism Management (change in title, #, desc., pre-req.)

CPSC 111 Introduction to Computer Programming and Problem Solving
CPSC 151 Linear Data Structure and Elementary Algorithimic Analysis
CPSC 237 Internet and Web Programming
CPSC 240 Operating Systems Concepts and Design
CPSC 251 NonLinear Data Structures

Addition in Program:
Minor Interdisciplinary Studies

Change in Program:
B.A. English Literature Track (change in req. courses)
B.S. Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (change in req. courses, co-reqs.)
B.S. Media Communication and Technology (change in title, # of credits, req. courses, co-reqs., add reqs., rubric, dept. name)

Tuesday, April 30, 2013