University Bulletin – February 11, 2014

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The Career Development Center is Accepting Reservations for the Following Events: – How to Write the Perfect Resume and LinkedIn Profile Tuesday, February 11, 2:00 PM @ Stroud 220.

  • Senior Transition Conference March 29-30 in Harrisburg
  • GRE/GMAT Practice Test March 8, 10 a.m. @ Stroud Hall.
  • The Warrior Career and Internship Fair is March 4. Make an appointment to have your resume reviewed.

Attention All Funded Student Organizations: Did you miss the Budget Workshops? If so, you must contact Atiba Khan, chair of finance for the Student Senate, at 570-422-3417 to receive your budget submission information. All budget requests for 2014 – 2015 must be submitted to the Student Activity Association office on the second floor of the University Center by 4:00 PM on Monday, Feb. 17.

1st Annual Novel-Writing Mini-Marathon, Noon to 4:00 PM Saturday, March 1 for Writing Marathon and 2:30 – 3:30 PM. Thursday, March 6 for the Marathon Showcase at the Writing Studio in the Kemp Library. Be a novelist for the day! Take the chance to develop your creative writing and share your work in a supportive group environment. Contact Dr. Paul Creamer at or Dr. Sandra Eckard at with any questions for registration information by February 10.

TUTOR/COUNSELOR: Seeking applicants for the position of Tutor/Counselor for the Upward Bound program beginning June 16 and ending August 1. Responsibilities include planning and supervising student life activities in the residence hall, conducting social, cultural, and recreational activities, developing and encouraging recent Upward Bound students via a small group setting, attending meetings and additional duties. Please plan to attend an informational meeting on February 13, at 2:00 PM in the Upward Bound office (Trio Building, 285 Normal Street) 570-422-3476 or email Deadline for applications is March 28, 2014. Senior, Junior, and Sophomore ESU students with experience working with adolescents and 2.5 GPA are preferred. Act 34 and 151 and FBI clearances required. This is an ESU work study position. Applicant must be an ESU student who is registered for fall 2014.

The University-wide Sabbatical Leave Committee will host an Information Session on Preparing the Sabbatical Proposal from 2:00 – 3:00 PM on Thursday, Feb. 20 in Stroud 210. The session is for faculty members who are thinking about applying for a sabbatical leave for the 2015 – 2016 academic year. Learn about what is involved in preparing and submitting a strong sabbatical application. If you have any questions, contact Renee Boburka, Ph.D., associate professor of Psychology and chair of the Sabbatical Leave Committee, at or by phone at ext. 3328.Sabbatical leave guidelines and application links are located at:

Student Activities:

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 9:00 PM – Graces Downfall Band in Dansbury Commons.
Thursday, Feb. 13, 8:00 PM – Hoop Skills Night in Mattioli Rec Center.
Friday, Feb. 14, 12:00 PM – Crystal Keepsakes in the University Center.
Friday, Feb. 14, 9:00 PM – Old Time Photos in Danbury Commons.
Saturday, Feb. 15, 10:00 PM – Fabulous 50’s in Lenape Lounge.

Cultural Events & Dance

Saturday, Feb. 15, 1:30 PM
Pennsylvania Collegiate Choral Festival Concert
Guest Conductor: Dr. Peter Bagley, Professor Emeritus of
Music, University of Connecticut will perform in Cecilia S. Cohen
Recital Hall of ESU’s Fine and Performing Arts Center. Open to the public at no cost. For more information, call the Fine and Performing Arts Events Line at 570-422-3483, or email

Exhibit Open Until March 14
David Stabley: Paintings and Works in Clay Reception for artist, Sunday, February 9, 1:00 – 3:00 PM Workshop with the artist, February 8 – 9
Please email for information and/or to register.

African-American Heritage Month:

African-American Student Alliance (AASA) Candlelight Tribute to Nelson Mandela – Feb. 11, 7:00 PM, Outside Stroud Hall.

Proud to be a Warrior – Feb. 11, 8:00 PM, Lenape Lounge.

AASA Blind Date Game – Feb. 13, 7:00 PM, Center Court.

Latino American Association’s (LAA) Miss ESU Pageant – Feb. 21, 7:00 PM, Keystone Room.

Step Show and After Party – Feb. 22 (Tickets available at Office of Multicultural Affairs).

New Date: The ZUZU African Acrobats, known for their performance on America’s Got Talent, will perform at 6:00 PM Tuesday, March 4 in Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014