ESU Success Stories

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

Students’ Robotics Project Wins at STEM Conference

Using a retrofitted robot arm from the 1990s, three ESU computer science students won the top award in math and computer science for their robotics project at a recent conference on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) for universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education.

November 22, 2019 - No Comments - Read More

Sarah Khan Becomes First ESU Fulbright Scholar, Headed to Turkey

Fourteen. That’s how many times ESU graduate student Sarah Khan rewrote the essays that accompanied her winning application for a prestigious Fulbright fellowship.

November 14, 2019 - 4 Comments - Read More

Accounting Student Earns Big Four Internship

East Stroudsburg University junior Michael Tomei was interviewed for a PwC accounting internship on Oct. 30 and by the end of the day he was offered a position which starts in January.

November 13, 2019 - No Comments - Read More

Sport Management Major Interns with Philadelphia Eagles

Nick Herrmann is a full-time guest services intern for the Philadelphia Eagles. He is just one of 10 interns the Eagles selected out of approximately 3,000 applicants.

October 1, 2019 - No Comments - Read More

ESU Faculty, Students Help Kids ‘Think Like a Scientist’

Last spring, the organizers of “Science Sunday” witnessed a metamorphosis of sorts. The program — a collaboration between the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, East Stroudsburg University professors who are co-directors of the Pocono Writing Project, and Resica Elementary School in East Stroudsburg — was designed to get children and their families out into nature and teach them to think like scientists.

September 23, 2019 - No Comments - Read More

Student Government to Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Being part of one of the most diverse student bodies among the 14 universities that make up the PASSHE system is a point of pride for Leila Bouchekouk, East Stroudsburg University’s new Student Government Association president. This year, she and other SGA leaders are making it a priority to ensure students from all races, religions, sexual orientations and backgrounds feel included and their voices heard.

September 6, 2019 - No Comments - Read More

ESU Students Get Creative at Crayola

At the iconic Crayola company — known for bringing color, creativity and crayons to children everywhere — ESU student Alex Ferraro put her own imagination to work.

August 13, 2019 - No Comments - Read More

ESU Students Study Abroad This Summer

What do you get when 17 college students spend three weeks in Spain? According to Esther Daganzo-Cantens, Ph.D., associate professor of Spanish at East Stroudsburg University, you get global citizens. This summer that’s exactly what was produced, when these students embarked on a three-week study abroad trip.

July 30, 2019 - No Comments - Read More

ESU Graduate Credits Tennis Coach for Second Chance at Life

Becky (Martin) Sieg, then 12 years old, told her mom, Kerry, that she was having chest pains after soccer practice. “They say to athletes who push themselves at practice that it’s, ‘no pain, no gain,’” Sieg recalled. “I said to my mom that I didn’t think I should feel like this, like I’m going to pass out from the chest pain.”

June 20, 2019 - No Comments - Read More