ESU Success Stories
“It’s a community event,” says Adam G. Schmucker ’96 of his approach to leading Trumbauersville Elementary School in Quakertown, Pennsylvania. That is the key to why Schmucker was recently named Pennsylvania’s National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elementary School Principals — leading a community of students, teachers and staff who talk to each other, and who listen and are receptive to each other.
April 25, 2019 - No Comments - Read more
Over spring break, the Biology of Tropical Ecosystems class at East Stroudsburg University took its annual study abroad trip to Costa Rica, accompanied by professors Thomas LaDuke, P.h.D., associate professor of biological sciences; Terry Master, Ph.D, professor of biological sciences; and Howard P. (Sandy) Whidden, Ph.D. professor of biological sciences.
April 17, 2019 - No Comments - Read More
When Clare Lenhart, Ph.D., associate professor of public health at ESU, sat down with graduate assistant Ivan Mendoza, of Sheffield Village, Ohio, to crunch the numbers from a needs assessment of community food pantries, they found some scary statistics.
April 10, 2019 - No Comments - Read More
Makenley Jean ’20 is pretty modest, and it is hard to get him to talk about himself. So we will have to let the people who know him do it for him: “He is a leader.” “A self-starter.” “Driven. Focused. Eager to learn.” “He is going places.” “A great role model.”
March 8, 2019 - No Comments - Read More
In a lecture hall in East Stroudsburg University’s Science and Technology Center elementary students watched as two household products created an “explosion”.
February 21, 2019 - No Comments - Read More
Jayleen Galarza grew up in a U.S. military family and lived abroad before her parents divorced and she and her siblings moved with their mother to the Lehigh Valley. The family was barely getting by before the divorce but afterward…
February 11, 2019 - No Comments - Read More
On the morning of Saturday, December 15 – commencement day at East Stroudsburg University – Kayla Hahn received a text message from her father – “Are you sure this is really happening?” Hahn responded with a photo of herself in her graduation cap and gown “It’s really happening.”
December 18, 2018 - No Comments - Read More
Last spring, when the United States was preparing to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Dr. Sam Quainoo’s public policy and administration class had a spirited discussion about the pros and cons of that controversial move. At the center of that debate was Ghadir Aburokba, a Palestinian from Gaza, who is the first Fulbright scholar to come to East Stroudsburg University. Aburokba has been studying for her master’s degree in political science since arriving at ESU in August 2017. She graduates Saturday.
December 12, 2018 - No Comments - Read More
Different majors, different goals, different stages in life. But mother and daughter Maria Ortiz-Cintron, 46, and Victoria Cintron, 22, from East Stroudsburg, have been in sync all the way through their college careers. Both will receive their ESU bachelor’s degrees on December 15, Maria in communications and Victoria in Spanish. Both are Dean’s List students who have won academic awards. And both are focused, motivated and determined to excel.
December 7, 2018 - No Comments - Read More
East Stroudsburg University’s quest for a second Division II Field Hockey Championship in the last four years came up one goal short.
December 1, 2018 - No Comments - Read More