University Bulletin – November 6, 2012

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Announcements

Rides Available to All Registered Student Voters Who Cast Their Ballots at the Salvation Army in East Stroudsburg from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., and 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6. This service is for students whose voter registration information indicates that they are assigned to cast their ballots at the Salvation Army in East Stroudsburg. University vans will transport students to and from the polling station during three time periods Students interested in a ride should meet at the shuttle stop located in front of Facilities Management in order to board the van. Vans will run continuous loops for each one hour during each time block until all students needing rides have been served.

Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA) Meeting at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 in Classroom #401 in Stroud Hall. GPSA seeks to enhance the advanced learning, research, scholarship, leadership and professional service experiences of graduate and professional students at ESU. GPSA will serve as a forum for graduate students to share opportunities and concerns they experience as students at ESU. GPSA will also empower members to suggest opportunities for student activities and recommend solutions to current issues to enhance the graduate student experience at ESU. All ESU registered students are eligible to participate in GPSA, with the understanding that it focuses on aspects of graduate student life at ESU. If you are unable to attend but you are interested in participating, please contact Jamie Thomas at jthomas1@live.esu.edu.

A Screening of the Documentary Film “Fagbug” Followed by a Discussion with the Film’s Creator, Erin Davies, Will be Presented at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Keystone Room. The ESU Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally (LGBTQA) Program Center and People Representing Individual Diversity in Education (PRIDE) student organization sponsor the event. The event is open to the general public at no cost. For more information or for special accommodations, contact Matthew Simmons, coordinator of LGBTQA programs, at 570-422-3696.

ESU to Honor Seven University Faculty Authors at Eighth Annual Reception, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 in the Lobby of Stroud Hall. Seven ESU faculty members and authors will be recognized at the institution’s eighth annual University Authors’ Reception. The yearly event is designed to honor university authors whose books were published during the preceding year. This year’s honorees published books in 2011. The event is open to the public at no cost. For more information about ESU’s University Author Book Reception, contact Leslie Berger at 570-422-3597 or lberger@esu.edu.

Free Hearing Screenings for Children Birth to Age Six, 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15 in the Speech-Language Pathology Department on the Second Floor of Monroe Hall. For more information and to register your child for a hearing screening, contact the Speech and Hearing Clinic at 570-422-3247.

ChiliFest 2012, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Thurs. Nov. 15 in Science and Tech Center, 2nd Floor. Enjoy homemade chili, fixings and desserts cooked by professors, staff and students. Vote for your favorite recipes. A trophy will be awarded for the most popular entry. Don’t forget to wear your official ChiliFest T-shirt. Contact Prof. John Smith with any questions at ext. 3717.

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education – Second Annual Student Business Plan Competition. Do you have an idea for a new business? Seize the opportunity and register to compete for start-up capital and in-kind prizes: first place $10,000, second place $5,000 and third place $2,500.Registration deadline extended November 9, 2012. Last year’s winner was Jonathan Weber, an ESU junior with a dual major: computer science and computer security. You could be next! For additional information and registration visit www.PASSHEBiz.org or contact: Carter McClure, manager of the business accelerator program, at 570-422-7953 or cmcclure@esu.edu.

Faculty & Staff

The representative from Great West, 457 Deferred Compensation Program, will be on campus in the Science and Technology Building, Conference Room 338 on the following dates:

  • Thursday, Nov. 8
  • Tuesday, Nov. 20

Employees interested in scheduling a meeting should call the TIAA-CREF Philadelphia Office at 800-842-2010.

Student Activities

Note Date Change: The Band FUN, Doors Open at 7:00 p.m., Thursday Nov. 8, in the Mattioli Recreation Center. Tickets are on sale now for ESU students. Tickets cost $15 and are available at the Student Activities Complex from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and in the ESU Convenience store from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monday – Thursday, until 5:00 p.m. on Friday and from noon – 8:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The Campus Activities Board is sponsoring the event. For info regarding the concert, please go to www.ournameisfun.com. If you have any questions, please contact CAB at 570-422-3396 or the Student Activities Office at 570-422-3055.

Full Refunds: Anyone who purchased a ticket and is unable to attend on the new show date can receive a full refund from the Student Activity Association up to October 30, 2012 at the Student Activities Complex, University Center, second floor, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Thank you for understanding, and we hope everyone enjoys the show!

A Bus Trip to the Christmas Spectacular Show, Saturday, Nov. 17, in NYC. Ticket prices are $40 for ESU students and $70 for guests. The bus will depart from the Science & Technology Center at noon. Spend several hours of free time in NYC for sightseeing and shopping. Show time is 7 p.m. The bus will return to ESU campus following the show. The Campus Activities Board sponsors the event. For more information, please contact CAB at 570-422-3396 or the Office of Student Activities at 570-422-3055.

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.

Additions:
FIT 219 Intermediate Yoga and Pilates (1:0:1.5)
ENGL 359 Contemporary Irish Poetry (3:3:0)

Changes:
PSY 251 GE: Psychological Disorders (change in title, addition of GE)
EXSC 455 Health/Fitness Specialist Workshop (change in pre-req.)

Change in Program:
B.S. Recreation Services Management (change in title) Recreation Leisure Services (change in dept. name)
B.S. Athletic Training (change in # of credits, req. courses, co-reqs., add. reqs.)
B.S. Exercise Science (change in # of credits, req. courses, co-reqs., add. reqs.)
B.A. Communication Studies (change in req. courses)

Policies: Undeclared Major Status

Music

Sunday, November 11, 7:00 p.m. Notre Dame High School 60 Spangenburg Ave., East Stroudsburg

Band-O-Rama
University/Community Concert Band University Jazz Ensemble
Warrior Marching Band and Color Guard
Woodwind Ensemble
Brass Ensemble
Tuba Ensemble
Otis C. French, director

ESU Cheerleaders
Laura DeFalco, coach
Open to the public at no cost
Donations accepted as a fundraiser for ESU Bands
For information, 570-422-3483 or esuarts@esu.edu

University Dance Company

University Dance Company Fall Performance Open Dress Rehearsal, 7:00 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 14, Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts. Rehearsal is this night only and all seats $1. Featuring original choreography by students, faculty and guest artists. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information contact Dr. Elizabeth Gibbons at egibbons@esu.edu.

University Dance Company Fall Performance, 7:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 and Friday, Nov. 16, Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts. Featuring original choreography by students, faculty, and guest artists. General public $8; ESU faculty/staff $6; students, children, and senior citizens $4. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information contact Dr. Elizabeth Gibbons at egibbons@esu.edu.

University Dance Company Fall Performance, 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts. Featuring original choreography by students, faculty, guest artists. General public $8; ESU faculty/staff $6; students, children, senior citizens $4. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information contact Dr. Elizabeth Gibbons at egibbons@esu.edu.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012


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