ESU Success Stories

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


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 State 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