University Bulletin – April 5, 2013

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Announcements

A Gathering of Students from Nearly 20 Universities in Europe and the United States for Political Role-Playing at its Highest Level Will Take Place April 4 – 7 at Different Locations on Campus. The International European Union Simulation (Eurosim) is a rigorous four-day exercise that strives to enhance knowledge of the European Union (EU), international law, diplomatic protocol, and diplomatic procedures by negotiating real problems and issues presented to the delegates. This will be the largest and most diverse gathering of students and faculty in the history of ESU, and will include 18 universities, of which seven are from Europe, represented by 160 students and 25 faculty from 28 different nations. Student delegates will assume the role of policy makers and apply their knowledge and negotiating skills in discussions with other participants. For more information on Eurosim 2013, please contact John Eliasson, Ph.D., at 570-422-3250 or by email at jeliasson@esu.edu.

A Paintball Event, 1:00 to 5:00 PM Sun., April 7 at Stony Acres. The cost is $15 for ESU students and $25 for non-students. Players will be given equipment and overalls to put over his or her clothes. Players will receive 200 paintballs at the start of the game, and can purchase additional rounds if wanted. After the game, there will be free food available! If you are interested in playing, please pre-register at the ticket sales desk in room 211 (top floor of the Union) by April 4! You may sign up for a ride to Stony Acres. If you prefer to drive, directions to Stony Acres and additional information can be found on facebook.com/stonyacres or www.esu.edu/stonyacres. For further assistance, please call 570-422-3334 or write to ehernande2@esu.edu.

President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., Cordially Invites You to the Grand Opening of the ESU Student Veterans Center, 2:00 to 4:00 PM Tues., April 9 in Room 118 in Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall. A brief program will be followed by tours of the center and light refreshments. Information for veterans will be available. You can find more info at www.esu.edu/va.

The Dept. of Academic Enrichment and Learning; STAR Program is Accepting Applications for Student Peer Mentors for Summer 2013 and the 2013-2014 Academic Year. Peer mentoring is a service for STAR students at East Stroudsburg University. The program is supported by faculty and staff. Peer mentors provide help with college adjustment and dealing with personal, academic, and career concerns, and decision making. All of this is offered in a confidential, non-judgmental environment. Time Commitment: 10 hours per week for the academic year. Academic Requirements: Minimum GPA of 2.8 and up. Minimum 30 earned credit hours. Application deadline: April 12. All application materials can be picked up and returned to The Learning Center, Rosenkrans East, Room 21.

“Time to Get Your Mud on” Muddy Madness Event. Race Day Check in Begins at 12:30 PM Race Starts at 1:30 PM Sun., April 21 at Stony Acres. The preregistration begins immediately and will run through April 16 in the University Center, Room 211 at ticket sales desk. The preregistration price is $10 for ESU students, $15 for ESU faculty and staff, and $20 for the general public. All registration fees will increase by $5 after April 16. Registration is limited to 50 participants and will include a free T-shirt. Bring your own food and drink. The race will include a creek crawl, hill climb, tractor tire flip, log carry, memorization hill, fitness station and so much more! If you have any further questions, please contact: Elaine ehernande2@esu.edu or call 570-422-3749. Check us out on Stony Acres Facebook or follow on Twitter. The race will be held rain or shine!

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 mckenzie@esu.edu.

ESU Freshmen and Seniors – Watch Your ESU Email for an Invitation to Take The National Survey of Student Engagement. This online survey is an opportunity for you to describe your experiences at ESU so far. ESU wants to know what you think! Complete the survey and be entered into a weekly drawing to win $50. Weekly Winners: Congratulations to Maegan Mostellar, Melvin Arcangel, Kailey Ragard, and Corey Happel, Nicholas Scalzo, and Mikhail McCalla. For more information, call 570-422-3574.

Hlth 330 Professional Practice in Health Education, (CRN 91255) is a Two Credit Course That Will be Offered Wednesdays from 7:00 to 9:00 PM. The course will include lectures, discussions and case study analysis covering health coaching. In the spring, students will have the opportunity to work at Pocono Medical Center as a health coach. The students will be provided with all the required reading materials. For more information, please contact: Alberto Cardelle, Ph.D., ESU Health Studies Department, 570-422-3702 or acardelle@esu.edu or Gregory Dwyer, Ph.D., ESU Exercise Science Department, 570-422-3103 or gdwyer@esu.edu.

The Dept. of Academic Enrichment and Learning; STAR Program is Accepting Applications for Student Peer Mentors for Summer 2013 and the 2013-2014 Academic Year. Peer mentoring is a service for STAR students at East Stroudsburg University. The program is supported by faculty and staff. Peer mentors provide help with college adjustment and dealing with personal, academic, and career concerns, and decision making. All of this is offered in a confi dential, non-judgmental environment. Time Commitment: 10 hours per week for the academic year. Academic Requirements: Minimum GPA of 2.8 and up and a minimum 30 earned credit hours. Application deadline: April 12. All application materials can be picked up and returned to The Learning Center, Rosenkrans East, Room 21.

Student Activities

Fri., April 5, 9:00 PM Customized Pillowcases Dansbury Commons

Tues., April 9, 7:00 PM PRIDE Drag Show Keystone Room

Tues., April 9, 9:00 PM Musician, Billy Bauer Dansbury Commons

Sun., April 14 Bus Trip to NYC –Tour of NBC Studios in Times Square.
The bus will depart ESU from the Warren E. ‘55 and Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center at 9 a.m. and return to campus about 9:30 p.m. The cost is $25 for ESU students and $40 for guests. The Campus Activities Board (CAB) sponsors the event. For more information, please contact CAB at 570-422-3396 or the Office of Student Activities at 570-422-3055.

Mon., April 15, 6:00 – 9:00 PM Leadership programming will be having a movie night from 6 – 9 p.m. in Linden Hall. The movie will be Gran Torino. There will be pizza, beverages and popcorn.

Thurs., April 25, 8:00 PM A$AP Rocky Concert at the Sherman Theater.
Tickets on sale now for ESU students. Ticket prices are $15 for ESU students. General public tickets will be available on April 3 for $25 per ticket. For more information about the concert or tickets, please contact CAB at 570-422-3396 or the Office of Student Activities at 570-422-3055.

Faculty & Staff

Save Money – Take the PEBTF Get Healthy Annual Health Assessment Before April 22! Earn the annual 50% waiver on your health benefits contribution. As an employee who is enrolled in PEBTF health benefits, you will contribute 3% of your annual base salary through biweekly employee contributions unless you reduce this amount by 50% (an average annual savings of $750) by participating in the Get Healthy Program. In order to qualify, you and your spouse/domestic partner, if covered on your PEBTF medical plan or supplemental benefits (prescription drug, vision, dental and hearing aid plans) must take a health assessment.

It’s easy! Complete the required assessment online in about 15 minutes. Go to www.pebtf.org. Select the Get Healthy logo on the right side of the home page. Select the “Take the Health Assessment” button. Follow the instructions. You can find an online tutorial at www.pebtf.org if you want more information. Simply select the Get Healthy logo and then choose the “Get Healthy Health Assessment Tutorial.”

Art, Music & Dance

Exhibition held until April 19
Madelon Powers Gallery
Art Association All University Student Juried Art Exhibit 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 esuarts@esu.edu.

Friday, April 19, 7:30 PM Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall Senior Recital Paula Dixon, soprano
Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3483 or esuarts@esu.edu.

Friday, April 26, 7:30 PM Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall Senior Recital Erica Mendez, soprano
Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3483 or esuarts@esu.edu.

Saturday, April 27, 5:00 PM Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall
Spring Gospel Concert Featuring ESU’s Voices of Triumph Gospel Choir Open to the public at no cost For information, call the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 570-422-3896.

Presidential Inauguration Week

Friday, April 5 The McMunn Planetarium Will Offer a Planetarium Show at 7 PM in the Warren E. ’55 and Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center. The sky show is titled “The Stars of Spring” and describes what can be seen in the heavens during the spring months. The feature show is called “Passport to the Universe” and is narrated by two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks. Reservations are required due to limited seating. To reserve a seat online, visit www.esu.edu/planetarium. For more information, contact the McMunn Planetarium at stardomes@esu.edu. The public is invited at no cost.

Friday, April 5, 2013


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