ESU Success Stories

ESU Grad Named Pa.’s 2021 Secondary Principal of the Year

Dr. Harrison Bailey III, Principal of Liberty High School in the Bethlehem Area School District (BASD), has been named Pennsylvania’s 2021 Secondary Principal of the Year by the Pennsylvania Principals Association.

May 10, 2021 - No Comments - Read more

Grad Selected for Prestigious Film-Writing Training Program with Universal Studios

It’s been a wild ride that has taken writer Larry Santana ’06 from daily journalism to television production and from the East Coast to the West Coast and back a couple of times. But now that he’s settling into a prestigious film-writing training program, he couldn’t be happier.

December 8, 2020 - No Comments - Read More

New National Guard Benefit Pays ESU Student’s Tuition

For ESU senior Owen Morgan, the new Military Family Education Program came just in time.

October 1, 2020 - No Comments - Read More

Berks County Publisher Finds New Horizons Through ESU Professional and Digital Media Writing Master’s Program

With three academic degrees, her own publishing company and a full-time job as a library director, Christina Steffy might be expected to rest on her laurels.

August 13, 2020 - No Comments - Read More

Interim President Kenneth Long ‘Ideal Person’ to Take the Helm During Volatile Time

Just months into her tenure as East Stroudsburg University’s 13th president, Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D. began searching for a chief financial officer for ESU. One name kept coming up.

July 31, 2020 - No Comments - Read More

ESU Grad Heading to Japan for Ph.D. in Marine Science

Leah Bergman ’19 got the news that she’d been accepted to a prestigious marine science doctoral program in Japan on June 11 at 9 p.m. when she refreshed the Kitasato University web site for the umpteenth time.

June 22, 2020 - No Comments - Read More

Athletic Training Grad Students to Start In-Person Classes

ESU graduate students in athletic training will be pioneering “the new normal” when they return to campus for two weeks of summer classes, in part to do hands-on lab work in anatomy.

June 15, 2020 - No Comments - Read More

Melodie Warner ’95 Embraces Breaking News at CNBC

Melodie Warner ’95 started her new job at the business news network CNBC on February 18 — six days before the U.S. stock market plunged into its worst week since the financial crisis of 2008. Talk about trial by fire….

March 20, 2020 - No Comments - Read More

ESU Grad’s Mite Fight Seeks to Protect Honeybees

A local beekeeper’s new business has taken flight with an aim to help apiary aficionados and amateurs alike.

February 25, 2020 - No Comments - Read More

National Guardsman Graduates with Credits Earned in Afghanistan

While serving with the Army National Guard at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, Alexander Walsh was working 12-hour shifts, seven days a week but still managed to earn an A in all three East Stroudsburg University courses he was taking while deployed.

December 16, 2019 - No Comments - Read More