University Bulletin – April 9, 2013

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Announcements

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 Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice Departments will hold a “Law Enforcement Partnership Day” from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Thurs., April 11 in the Quad Area Near Monroe Hall. Numerous local police agencies from Pennsylvania and New Jersey will be present to talk with students, faculty, staff and the public regarding their role in public safety, criminal investigations, community relations, and recruitment. There will be a police horse demonstration by the City of Bethlehem Police Mounted Unit, and a police K9 demonstration as well. Everyone is welcome to stop by and speak to law enforcement professionals. In the event of inclement weather, the officers will be located in Monroe Hall Lecture Hall, Room B01. For more information contact, Richard A. Ruck Jr., instructor of criminal justice, or email rruck@esu.edu, or call 570-422-3453.

Zip Line and Open Ropes Course, 3:00 to 6:00 PM Fri., April 19 at Stony Acres. The cost is $5 and transportation is available behind the Laurel parking lot at 2 p.m. You must preregister by April 17 on the top floor of the Union at the Ticket Sales Desk. For more information, contact Elaine or Maddy at ehernande2@esu.edu or 570-223-8316.

“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!

Project Enable Mentoring Fair, 2:00 – 3:00 PM April 15 and April 22 in Stroud Hall, Room 116. Project Enable is a program sponsored by the National Science Foundation, designed to introduce individuals with disabilities to computer science. If you are in a computer or technology field, please consider becoming an online mentor. It looks wonderful on a resume, and there is a stipend! Please contact Kim Roselli, Project Enable program coordinator at kmr5090@live.esu.edu for more details.

Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA) Regional Bioscience Initiative: Research & Testing Roundtable From 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Mon., April 22 at the Innovation Center at 562 Independence Road. The Office of Workforce Development is hosting the Northeastern RBI Research and Testing Roundtable, an initiative based upon the conclusions of an Angelou Economics Study that recognized Northeastern PA has the bioscience resources, regional educational institutions and private sector industries to grow and sustain bioscience industry jobs. The NEPA Regional Bioscience Initiative is an eight county effort that involves: Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming collaborating to advance NEPA’s Bioscience industry. The roundtables are focused on research and testing and include students, faculty, entrepreneurs, researchers, industry and economic development professionals. Registration is required: Please RSVP to Sharone Glasco at sglasco@esu.edu.

A Dress Rehearsal by The University Dance Company (UDC) 7 p.m. Wed., April 24 in the Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts. All seats $1 for faculty and staff only.

UDC performances open to the public:

  • 7 p.m. Thurs., April 25
  • 7 p.m. Fri., April 26
  • 2 p.m. Sat., April 27

Students/senior citizens/children, $4. ESU faculty/staff, $6. The general public $8. Purchase tickets at the door. For information call Dr. Gibbons, 570-422-3331.

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 – 7 p.m., 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.

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.

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

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.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013


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