University Bulletin – November 15, 2013

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Announcements

The Athletic Training Department is Hosting a Screening of “The Weight of the Nation,” HBO’s four-part Documentary. Parts one and two of the Series will be shown at 6:30 PM Monday, Nov. 18 in Stroud Hall, Room 117. The documentary features case studies and interviews with leading experts and families struggling with obesity. The screenings will be followed by a discussion and brainstorming session of how to tackle obesity, which affects 68 percent of Americans ages 20 and older. Parts three and four can be seen at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 in Stroud Hall, Room 117. For more information, contact Scott R. Dietrich, Ph.D., assistant professor of athletic training, at 570-422-3068 or at sdietrich@esu.edu. The public is invited at no cost.

ESU’s Research and Economic Development (RED) Division, in Collaboration with Several Community Partners will host a Series of Informative Business Seminars from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the Innovation Center. The seminar will focus on advancements in web development and product design. Contact Carter McClure at 570-422-7953 or email cmcclure2@esu.edu with your name and email address for reservations, which are required because seating is limited. The public is invited at no cost.

Wes Moore, Guest Lecturer and Author of the Best-seller, The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates will be on Campus at 7:30 PM Tuesday, Nov. 19 in the Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts. The public is invited at no cost. Prior to his lecture, dinner is $75 per person. Proceeds go to support the continuation of the One Book, One Campus program. For more information about upcoming One Book, One Campus events at ESU, contact Dr. Pruim at 570-422-3529.

Five Female Panelists will Participate in “Women as Leaders” Roundtable at 7:00 PM on Thursday, Nov. 21, in Room 117 Stroud Hall. Students will have the opportunity to interact with highly accomplished women who will provide their approaches to leadership and discuss any perceived barriers they face as female politicians and public figures. The roundtable is expected to last about 90 minutes and is open to the ESU community and the general public at no cost. For more information, contact Kimberly S. Adams, Ph.D., associate professor of political science, at 570-422-3924 or email ksadams@esu.edu.

Great American Smoke Out on November 21: If you’ve been thinking about quitting – whether it’s for the first or 15th time – and you think you’re ready to do it, consider taking that first step on Thursday, November 21st! By quitting – even for one day – you can take an important step towards a healthier life – one that can lead to reducing your risk for cancer and other health issues. Look for the PEER EDUCATORS around campus on this day for support and guidance in making those critical first steps to a healthier YOU! For more information contact Alyson Patascher at apatascher@esu.edu.

You can become a Peer Tutor! Find out how at the University-Wide Tutorial Program OPEN HOUSE from 2:00 to 3:00 PM Thursday, Nov. 21 in the Rosenkrans Lobby. Easy online application process, flexible work hours, resume building experiences, CRLA Tutor Certifications options – learn while you earn! For more information, contact Teri Miles at x3515 or tmiles@esu.edu.

The Entrepreneurial Leadership Center will host Cheree Warrick, National Expert, Speaker and Author of “Creating Business Plans that Actually Get Financed” from 3:00 to 4:00 PM Thursday, Nov. 21, at the ESU Innovation Center. Following Warrick’s presentation, she will serve as the keynote speaker at ESU’s student business plan competition awards reception from 5:00 to 7:30 PM Warrick’s book, “Creating Business Plans that Actually Get Financed,” is a handbook for raising capital and understanding exactly what banks and investors want to know before making a commitment. For more information, contact Danielle Benton at dbenton@esu.edu or 570-422-7905. The ES community is invited to the student business plan competition reception.

The Office of Student Financial Aid will Conduct Several Workshops for Prospective and Current Students, Parents or Guardians Regarding the Process of Filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from 10:00 AM to noon Saturday, Nov. 16, in Zimbar 2nd Floor Computer Lab (no pre-registration needed).

  • The second workshop is from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 in Zimbar, Room 238 (RSVP by Tuesday, November 26).
  • The third workshop is from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Zimbar 2nd Floor Computer Lab (RSVP by Saturday, January 4, 2014). The public is invited at no cost. For more information or to register, contact financial aid counselor Joanne Gaita at jgaita@esu.edu.

ESU’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Center is Teaming with Local Entrepreneurs to host “Innovators Only” Reception from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Monday, Nov. 25 at the Innovation Center. The “Innovators Only” reception provides an opportunity for ESU students to network with local entrepreneurs. Interested students and entrepreneurs are encouraged to register by contacting Danielle Benton at dbenton@esu.edu or 570-422-7905. The public is invited at no cost.

This Week in Student Activities

Friday, Nov. 15, 9:00 PM – DJ Dance Party with DJ Meetch in Dansbury Commons.

Saturday, Nov. 16, 10:00 PM – Game-O-Rama in Hemlock Suites.

Wednesday, Nov. 20, Noon to 2:00 PM – Come see season 4 hit reality show “The Voice” contestants Christian Porter and Brandon Roush in Common Grounds.

Wednesday, Nov. 20 – North Summit Climbing Trip. Sign up in the University Center, Room 211.

Friday, Nov. 22 – Late Night at the Rec-Laser Tag! Plus more great activities. Mini Golf, Human Bowling, Lawn Games, Xbox Kinect Sports.

Learn about CAB events and share your own ideas at the CAB open meetings every other Tuesday in the Shawnee Lounge at 2 p.m. Next Meeting: Tuesday Nov. 12.

Discount Movie Tickets – Pocono Community Theater and Cinemark Stroud Mall. $5.50 students; $8 non-students.

All tickets can be purchased in Room 211 at the University Center. Be sure to keep up-to-date on all SAA events at www.esu.edu/studentactivities.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at @ESU_SAA and @ESU_StonyAcres.

Art, Dance & Music

Exhibition Shown Until November 15
Marks
A National Juried Drawing 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 esuarts@esu.edu.

November 20 – December 15
Semester Review
Gallery hours: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Friday.
Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3483 or esuarts@esu.edu.

Wednesday, November 20, 7:30 PM
Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall University/Community Orchestra Concert Betsy Buzzelli-Clarke, director
For information, 570-422-3483 or esuarts@esu.edu. Open to the public at no cost.

November 21-23, 8:00 PM; November 24, 2:00 PM
Dale Snow Theatre
Stage II One-Act Plays
Stage II, the student theatre organization, is responsible for all aspects of the production including play selection, directing, acting, design and technical elements.
General admission, $12
Faculty/staff and senior citizens (with ID), $10
Students (with ID), $7; Youth, $5
For information or ticket reservations, please call 570-422-3483, x 4 or email esuarts@esu.edu.

Saturday, November 23, 3:00 and 7:00 PM
Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall
Winds and Friends
Featuring the University Woodwind Ensemble
Otis C. French, director
For information, 570-422-3483 or esuarts@esu.edu. Open to the public at no cost.

Community Dance Program Classes for Children and Adults
Children’s Dance: Saturday
Session 2: Classes run until Nov. 23
9:30 – 10:15 AM ……..Creative Dance 4 – 5 year olds (new)
10:15 – 11 AM ……….Creative Dance 4 – 5 year olds (return)
11:00 – 11:45 AM …….Lyrical Contemporary 6 – 8 year olds
11:45 AM – 2:45 PM Hip-Hop/Jazz 9 – 12 year olds
Cost: $60 per 6 – week session

Adult Classes Fall 2013
Adult Yoga/Pilates: Monday 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Adult Zumba: Tuesday, Thursday 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Session 2: Classes run until Dec. 12 (no class Nov. 18-21)
Cost for each 6 – week session: $66 once a week, $132 twice a week. To register contact the ESU Office of Conference Services 570-422-3061, 96 Normal St. East Stroudsburg University.

University Dance Company

The following University Dance Company Performances will be held in the Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts:

  • Open Dress Rehearsal, 7:00 PM Wednesday, Nov. 20. All seats only $1.
  • University Dance Company Three Fall Performances, 7:00 PM Thursday, Nov. 21 and Friday Nov. 22. Saturday, Nov. 23 performance starts at 2:00 PM

Purchase tickets at the door. Students $4, faculty/staff $6, general public $8.

ESU Recreation Center Fall 2013 WellU Group Fitness Schedule October 21 – December 3

Day
Class
Instructor
Time

Monday
Zuma
Morgan
4:45 – 5:30 PM

Wednesday
Cardio Circuit
Erin
5:15 – 6:00 PM

Thursday
Core Cycle
Beca
4:45 – 5:30 PM

  • All WellU classes are open to ESU faculty and staff only.
  • Schedule is subject to change without notice.
  • Space is limited so please be prompt to classes.
  • Participants MUST bring an Ecard to have access into the Rec B.

All classes are in Rec B Fitness Center
Any questions, please contact Jill Harper at 570-422-2978 or jharper@esu.edu

Wes Moore, Guest Lecturer and Author of the Best-seller, The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates will be on Campus at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 in the Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts.

The public is invited at no cost. Prior to his lecture, dinner is $75 per person. Proceeds go to support the continuation of the One Book, One Campus program.

For more information about upcoming One Book, One Campus events at ESU, contact Dr. Pruim at 570-422-3529.

Friday, November 15, 2013