University Bulletin – September 20, 2013

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Announcements

Attention All Student Organizations: The deadline to log information on WarriorLink in order to maintain your recognition as a student organization is Sept. 20. In order to maintain this status, you must include all officer and member information. If you have questions, contact the Student Senate Office at 570-422-3417.

Attention All Funded Student Organizations: All Fall Grants budget requests must be submitted to Renee Keiper in the SAA office on the second floor of the University Center by 4:00 PM on Monday, Sept. 23. If you did not receive your Fall Grants submission information, you must contact Atiba Khan, chair of the Finance Committee for the Student Senate, at 570-422-3417.

Officer Specific Training will be offered for student organization presidents, vice-presidents, secretaries and treasurers on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7:00 PM in the University Center. The sessions will allow officers to gain some insight specific to their office. The president’s session will be part of the first ESU Summit. If you have questions, contact the Office of Student Activities at 570-422-3607.

Free September 19 WorkshopsFall 2013 B.A.L.A.N.C.E. Being An Active Learner Among New College Experiences
Title: Drinking and Thinking: Can you do Both?
Presenter: ATOD Peer Educators
Time: 3:00 – 3:50 PM – Beers Lecture Hall

Career Connections – Study Abroad in Germany!
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM, Thursday, Sept. 26 in Lower Dansbury. Boost your marketability — internationalize your career prospects. Learn more about ESU’s German Partner Universities in Aalen and Wuppertal. Hear former exchange students share their experiences from Germany. Let “real” Germans take you to their home universities. This is a unique perspective on international business relations and networking. Representatives from German companies and cultural institutions will discuss how studying German can jump-start your career and advance you toward jobs and graduate school. Refreshments provided. Drop in and leave as you like. Open to all majors. For further information, assistance or special accommodations, please contact Mr. Michael Laffey (mlaffey@esu.edu) or Dr. Aneka Meier (ameier@esu.edu).

A Veterans Day Meet and Greet on Tuesday, Nov. 24, from 2:00 – 4:00 PM in the Veterans Suite in Zimbar Hall. This is an opportunity for veterans at ESU to meet other veterans and learn more about what the university has to offer them. Food and drinks will be provided.

A Note to Students Regarding Elementary Yoga: For your convenience an additional FIT class has been added for the 2nd quarter. If you still need a one credit FIT class or simply enjoy taking fitness classes, go to your portal account and add the following class: CRN #91648 FIT 119 Elementary Yoga TR 9:30 to 10:45 AM 10/16 – 12/6.

This Week in Student Activities:
Friday, Sept. 20, 9:00 PM – Gift Card Bingo in Dansbury Commons.
Saturday, Sept. 21, 10:00 PM – Spin Art in Hawthorn Suites.

Announcements
Sept. 24 7:00 PM – L.E.A.D. An all Campus Leadership Workshop Sign up online at quantum.esu.edu/saa/lead.

Saturday, Oct. 12 – Six Flags Fright Night – Tickets go on sale Monday Sept. 16. ESU students, $35 and guests, $55.

Dorney Park Tickets – ESU Students $25.

Discount Movie Tickets – Pocono Community Theater and Cinemark Stroud Mall: $5.50 Students and $8 Non – Students.

All tickets can be purchased and/or reserved in the University Center, Room 211.

Homecoming 2013, October 27 – November 3. Check out the homecoming webpage at www.esu.edu/homecoming for registration deadlines and events.

ESU Career Development Center Opportunities:

  • “What to do with a Biology Major” Workshop, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2:00 PM in the Moore Building in Kurtz Lecture Hall. Open to all students.
  • Pocono Medical Center employment information session for Patient Companions who provide basic observations to patients on a one to one basis, Thursday, Sept. 26, 3:30 PM in Stroud 220. Flexible hours.
  • Workshop on “How to Prepare for the Career Fair,” Thurs., Sept. 26, 2:00 PM, Stroud 220.
  • Science and Technology Career Fair, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2:00 – 4:00 PM, Keystone Room.

For Warrior Careers employment and internship career management system, register at warriorcareers.esu.edu to upload your resume and to learn about new local and national opportunities. Register for these events at warriorcareers.esu.edu.

Art, Dance, Music & Latino Heritage Month Film Festival

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7:00 PM
Beers Lecture Hall
Latino Heritage Month Film Festival
Wilaya (2012) directed by Pedro Pérez Rosado (Spain) Open to the public at no cost.
Sponsored by the Departments of Modern Languages, History, and Multicultural Affairs.
For more information, contact Dr. Annie Mendoza at amendoza@esu.edu.

Thursday, Sept. 26, 7:00 PM
Beers Lecture Hall
Latino Heritage Month Film Festival
Clandestine Childhood/Infancia clandestina (2012) directed by Benjamin Ávila (Argentina/Spain/Brazil)
Open to the public at no cost.
Sponsored by the Departments of Modern Languages, History, and Multicultural Affairs.
For more information, contact Dr. Annie Mendoza at amendoza@esu.edu.

Exhibition runs through October 4
Madelon Powers Gallery
Ciocca Prints/Yanashot Sculpture
Featuring artists Mark Ciocca and Denis Yanashot
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.

Community Dance Program Classes for Children and Adults
Children’s Dance: Saturday
Session 1: Runs until Oct.12
Session 2: Oct. 19 – 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 – 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 1: Runs until Oct. 17
Session 2: Oct. 21 – 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.

The 4th Annual Femme Fatale Film Festival Saturday, September 21 at Pocono Community Theater in Local East Stroudsburg: This fall, ESU is sponsoring a free film festival with two classic films featuring misunderstood, naughty, or dangerous heroines: Because of You and Dangerous Liaisons. This free cultural event is designed for ESU students, faculty, staff, and the community. The event–and both films–are free and open to the public. Feel free to come for one film or for the day.

10 a.m. – Because of You
Like drama? This suspenseful film centers on the story of Christine, a fallen woman who has paid a high price for her fling with Mike Monroe, a playboy and gangster. After being released from jail, she is determined to turn her life around. However, her secrets may return to haunt her and threaten the life she has built with her new husband. This 1952 film stars Loretta Young and Jeff Chandler.

Noon – Dangerous Liaisons
How deadly can gossip be? Rich and bored aristocrats plot and scheme to destroy a young lady’s reputation. This 1988 film has an all-star cast, including Glenn Close, John Malkovich, and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Summary information courtesy of IMDb. You can find additional information and summary facts at imdb.com.

Treats and beverages will be available from the café, including brownies, fresh muffins, coffee, and hot popcorn. The event will be at the Pocono Community Theater, located at 88 South Courtland Street; the theater is within easy walking distance to campus. For additional information, or to reserve your seats, feel free to contact Dr. Eckard (seckard@esu.edu) or call the box office at 570-421-6684.

The English Department, Writing Studio, and College of Arts & Sciences are proud to sponsor this event.

The new One Book, One Campus Wes Moore Public Readings will be held at 7:00 PM in Lower Dansbury as Follows:

October 2: Stephanie French, professor and chair of theatre, and ESU theatre majors Brandon Cabrera ’16 from East Stroudsburg, Pa., Jamil Joseph ’17 from Bushkill, Pa., Mary Dennis ’15 from Lansdowne, Pa., and Chris Robinson ’16 from North Cape May, N.J.

October 16: Patricia Kennedy, Ph.D., associate professor of communication studies, and students from the honors section of her speech communication class.

October 30: Alberto J. Cardelle, Ph.D., professor of health studies and interim dean, college of health sciences.
The Special Lectures will be held at 7:00 PM in the Kurtz Lecture Hall, Moore Biology Building, as Follows: September 25: Uriel Trujillo, director of Upward Bound.

October 9: Paul Creamer, Ph.D., associate professor of modern languages.

October 23: Jeter Smith, Linden Hall resident director.

November 6: Laurene Clossey, Ph.D. assistant professor of sociology.

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.

Friday, September 20, 2013