University Bulletin – October 17, 2014
Applications Now Available for Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. After 81 years of serving higher education, Who’s Who remains one of the most highly regarded and long-standing honors program in the nation. Those selected for Who’s Who are juniors, seniors or graduate students, and active participants in collegiate extra curricular activities or active in the community and maintain a minimum of a 3.0 GPA. If you would like to be considered for East Stroudsburg University’s 2015 Who’s Who, you can pick up an application from the Student Activity Association Office on the second floor of the University Center. Deadline for returning completed applications is Friday, October 17.
University Leadership/University Service Award Applications Now Available for Students Graduating December, 2014. These awards are the highest non-academic honors a graduating senior can receive for their work as a leader in extra curricular activities on campus or who participate in activities and services on and off-campus. Applications are available from the Student Activity Association Office on the second floor of the University Center and must be returned by Friday, October 17. For those graduating in May 2015, there will be another application process with a March 20, 2015 deadline.
ESU’s Diwali – Festival of Lights Featuring Food, Music, Song and Dance, at 5:30 PM, Saturday, October 18, in the Keystone Room. Admission to Diwali Night ’14 is $20 for the general public and $7 for children ages 4 to 11. Tickets for ESU employees are $12. Advance ticket purchase is recommended due to limited seating for the event. For more information or to purchase tickets contact Dr. Neelakantan at 570-422-3002 or email@example.com or Dr. Bunjun at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ESU’s Athletic Training Department Hosts Michael Lynch, New York Chiropractic College at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, October 22 in Koehler Fieldhouse, Room 205. Mr. Lynch has been the Director of Admissions at NYCC for 17 years. In his visit to ESU, he will discuss several aspects of the chiropractic profession including educational requirements, career opportunities and its role in the overall health care system. He will also provide an overview of the academic program at NYCC. The public is invited at no cost. For further information about this event, please contact Kevin Casebolt, Ph.D., professor of athletic training, or Gerard Rozea, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of athletic training at 570-422-3231.
Professors, National Experts, will Hold a Round-table Discussion to Talk About U.S. – European Union Trade Agreements, at 6:00 PM, Thursday, October 23 at the Lehigh Valley Center, 60 West Broad Street, Bethlehem, Pa. The agreement, if approved, could potentially lead to an increase of
$100 billion per year in additional trade and allow for over 600 thousand new jobs in the U.S. The event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact Dr. Brooks at 570-422-3913.
Upward Bound Invites the Campus Community to Celebrate 40 Years on the ESU Campus from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, Friday, October 24 at the Innovation Center, 3rd Floor Conference Room. The event is open to the public at no cost.
ESU’s Professor McKenzie will host a Book Signing for an Established Scholarship from 2:00 to 4:30 PM, Tuesday, October 28 in the University Bookstore. The book Rounding Some Corners will be available for purchase in the bookstore the day of the signing. For more information on the book signing or the broadcasting scholarship contact McKenzie at 570-422-3812 or email@example.com.
ESU Residence Halls Invite Children to “Trick or Treat through the Halls” from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, October 29. Trick-or- treaters will meet at 6:00 PM on the University Quad. The event is open to all elementary aged children in the community at no cost. Children who participate are asked to wear their costumes and bring a trick-or-treat bag. Parents or guardians are required to accompany children to campus and must remain present, whether they choose to escort their children through the residence halls or wait in a common area while the event takes place. Groups of children will be escorted from hall to hall by student volunteers from the education department and various campus organizations. Participating halls and residents will hand out treats from their dorm rooms and lobbies. For more information or directions contact Jeter Smith, resident director of Linden Hall and the RHA adviser, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-422-3123.
ESU’s Nursing Department and the NEPA Nursing Educators’ Consortium will host a Conference Titled Closing the Loop: Integrating Evidence Based Practice into Education and Health Care from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, in the ESU Innovation Center. This conference will work to engage healthcare providers and educators in discussions related to the use of evidence based nursing research to improve the quality of healthcare, and enhance student learning outcomes with innovative approaches to the use of technology. The conference will feature keynote speaker Dr. Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, Ph.D., R.N., CPNP/PMHNP, FNAP, FAAN, who will present “Improving Quality of Healthcare and Patient Outcomes through Evidence Based Practice and ARCC: Key Strategies for Success.” Dr. Melnyk is currently the associate vice president for health promotion, university chief wellness officer, and professor and dean of the college of nursing at Ohio State University. The conference is open to nurse educators and healthcare providers in both an academic setting and in nursing practice as well as ESU nursing students. There is no charge for ESU students to attend the conference. The registration fee for non-ESU students is $40 per person. For more information or to register, please contact Selena Hines at 570-422-3072. RSVPs must be received by October 17.
ESU’s Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies and the Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Studies will host the Interfaith Dialogue Series Clashes or Dialogues of Faiths: A Christian View from 5 to 6:30 PM in Beers Lecture Hall. This year the lecture welcomes Reverend Walter Wagner, Ph.D., an ordained Christian reverend and academic specialist who has for five decades dedicated himself to inter-religious dialogue. He is the author of four books, including “Opening the Qur’an,” published by the University of Notre Dame Press in 2008. Reverend Wagner also teaches at Moravian Theological Seminary. This event is open to the public at no cost. For more information contact Dr. Kim at 570- 422-3602 or email@example.com.
Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Student Open House, 1:00 to 4:00 PM Friday, November 7, in Monroe Hall. Get to know the faculty and the department, tour the university clinic, meet current students, ask questions, and explore ESU’s campus. Agenda – Tour the Speech-Language Pathology department, meet the faculty 1:00 to 4:00 PM. Overview of the Speech-Language Pathology M.S. program Question and Answer Session with Dr. LuAnn Batson-Magnuson, graduate coordinator 2:30 to 3:30 PM Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP by Friday, October 31 to Emily Doll at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets Now on Sale for the Fourth Annual Zoot Fest Honoring Jazz Legends Al Cohn and Zoot Sims, noon to 6:00 PM Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the Innovation Center, located at 562 Independence Road in East Stroudsburg. Zoot Fest festivities will include performances and panel discussions relative to a variety of jazz musicians, offering insight into the history of jazz and the diversity in the genre’s music. Seating for this event is limited and tickets are now on sale at $50 per person ($25 per ESU student with valid identifi cation), which includes the program, lunch and refreshments. To register, visit www.esu.edu/jazzatesu. For more information about the ACMJC, visit www.esu.edu/alcohncollection For ticket reservations or to make a sponsor gift visit: www.esu.edu/jazzatesu or contact Matt Vashlishan at email@example.com or 570- 422-3828.
Join ESU President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D. for a Special Exhibit in the Sterling Strauser Gallery, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Saturday, November 15 in the ESU Innovation Center, located at 562 Independence Road, East Stroudsburg. The exhibit, titled “The Strauser Circle: Selected Works from the Robinson Family Collection,” includes works of outsider artists from the private collection. The cost per person is $50 and pre-registration is recommended. All funds raised will go to support the Sterling Strauser Gallery, which is temporarily located in the Innovation Center but is proposed to be permanently housed in the future Keystone Center. The show will feature both a live and a silent auction of the artwork by various artists that evening. The event
also will include entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, and beverages. For additional information, call Gwen Hughes, administrative support specialist for the Office of University Advancement, at 570-422-7000.
Friday, October 17, 7:30 PM
Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall, ESU Fine & Performing Arts Center ESU Presents
University-Wide Talent Show Sponsored by the Music Department Open to the public at no cost
For information, 570-422-3483 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 22-24, 7:30 PM – October 25, 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM – October 26, 2:00 PM
Smith-McFarland Theater, ESU Fine & Performing Arts Center
Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Co-conceived by Eric Idle Based on the works of Dr. Seuss
Horton, the Whos, and the Cat in the Hat lead many classic Seuss characters through a lively and imaginative fantasy world in a musical romp that will delight the entire family.
General admission, $12;
Faculty/staff and senior citizens (with ID), $10; Students (with ID), $7; Youth, $5
Tickets available in advance online at www.esu.edu/theatretickets (credit cards only online).
Tickets available at the box office one hour before curtain on performance dates (cash & checks only at box office).
For box office reservations or information, please email email@example.com or call 570-422-3483, x.4.
Wednesday, October 29, 7:00 PM
Dale Snow Theatre
Carmen – Spanish Dance Music and Human Drama A presentation by Eugene Galperin, Ph.D.
Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3931 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, November 1, 1:30 PM
Pa. Collegiate Choral Festival Concert
Guest Conductor: Dr. Peter Bagley,
Professor Emeritus of Music, University of Connecticut Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3483 or email@example.com.
Exhibit shown until November 7
Madelon Powers Gallery, ESU Fine & Performing Arts Center
New Mythologists: The Three Horsemen of the Apocalypse (and another)
Artwork of David Mazure
Gallery hours: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Wednesdays & Thursdays; and 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3483 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Homecoming King and Queen Competition
Applications are being accepted for the Homecoming King and Queen Competition. Prizes include a $100 Barnes & Noble Textbook Scholarship. Winner will be recognized at halftime during the football game. www.esu.edu/homecoming.
Door/Window Decorating Competition
Display your Warrior Spirit by decorating your office door or window. Register at www.esu.edu/homecoming. Deadline is October 14.
Commuter Spirit Car Decorating Competition
Register your vehicle to be part of the Commuter Spirit Car Decorating Competition. Registration deadline is October 17. Judging will take place on Friday, October 24. There will be prizes for best decorated car. Register at www.esu.edu/homecoming.
Register your organization to be part of the Banner Competition. Banner submissions deadline is Friday, October 17. Judging will take place on Tuesday, October 21. Prize money will be entered into the winning organization’s club account. Register at www.esu.edu/homecoming.
Homecoming Block Party
Register your organization to be part of the Homecoming Block Party! Block Party will take place on October 25 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM in the Warrior Fan Zone. There will be prizes for most spirited group! Register at www.esu.edu/homecoming. For more information about all of the Homecoming student activities, please contact the Office of Student Activities at 570-422-3055.
Sunday, October 19
REC-EX Annual 5K Run and One Mile Walk Eiler-Martin Stadium
Race check-in and on-site registration at 7:30 AM; race will start at 8:00 AM
This seventh annual event will kick off the Homecoming week. For more information and to pre-register, contact Jill Harper at 570-422-2978 or email@example.com.
Monday, October 20 Spirit Kick Off
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Hoeffner Science and Technology Center Lawn
The ESU family challenges you to grab your megaphone and show your spirit — loudly.
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Hoeffner Science and Technology Center Lawn This is an opportunity to trade in the old for the new. Take the shirt off your back, and grab someone else’s. Bring an old t-shirt you own,
and get a homecoming t-shirt in return. All donated shirts will go to the Salvation Army.
7th Annual Drag Show “The Great Dragsby”
8:00 – 10:00 PM, Keystone Room
Join Sharon Husbands and her crew of professional and student Queens and Kings for a fabulously entertaining evening of glitz and glamour! Help the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally Program Center and ESU’s LGBTQA student organization, PRIDE, raise funds to benefi t Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) of Monroe County. Tickets will be $2 and available, in advance, from the LGBTQA Program Center in Shawnee Residence Hall, or at the door. If interested in VIP seating, the tickets will be $5.
Thursday, October 23
7:00 – 9:00 PM, Pocono Community Theater
Enjoy a free showing of Hook! Audience members may bring the megaphones they receive at Monday’s Spirit Kick Off to the theater to be fi lled with free popcorn and a canned good or pantry item to receive a free soda. Pantry items will be donated to the Salvation Army Food Bank.
Friday, October 24
Remembrance Day Program
1:00 – 2:00 PM, Keystone Room
ESU’s seventh Remembrance Day program will honor the memories of university students, faculty, staff, and alumni who passed away during the 2013-2014 academic year (August 26, 2013- August 24, 2014). This year’s program will include readings, musical selections, and refl ections by ESU students. This event is open to the public at no cost.
Schisler Museum of Wildlife and Natural History Open House* 6:00 – 9:00 PM, Warren E. ’55 and Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center
Explore the all new Schisler Museum of Wildlife and Natural History, featuring an extensive collection of taxidermied game animals collected from throughout North America donated by Arthur and Fannie Schisler ’62. Tours will occur every half hour.
ESU Planetarium Show: Autumn Skies*
Shows at 7:30 and 8:15 PM, Warren E. ’55 and Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center
Be mesmerized by this expansive, full-dome video and sound presentation titled “Autumn Skies” on the state-of-the-art Spitz SciDome projection system.
Warrior Spirit Night/Bonfire
7:30 – 9:30 PM, Rugby Field behind Dansbury
Enjoy a night of Warrior Spirit, including student performances, giveaways and s’mores around a bonfi re as ESU gets ready to face off the Kutztown Bears. The homecoming king and queen will be announced at the bonfire.
Saturday, October 25 Warrior Block Party
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Gated parking lot behind Rosenkrans Hall
It’s time to party like a Warrior. Join student organizations for music, games, prizes, food and fun!
Schisler Museum of Wildlife and Natural History Open House* 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Warren E. ’55 and Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center
Tours will occur every half hour.
Warrior March into Eiler-Martin Stadium 2:00 PM, College Circle
March into Eiler-Martin Stadium to cheer on the Warriors! The march will start in the circle, followed by a left on Prospect Street, left onto Centre Street, and it will end at the Stadium. The march will feature some campus all-stars, including President Welsh, distinguished alumni, and the homecoming king and queen.
ESU Planetarium Show: “Passport to the Universe”*
Shows at 12:00, 1:00 and 2:00 PM, Warren E. ’55 and Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center
Be mesmerized by this expansive, full-dome video and sound presentation entitled “Passport to the Universe” on the state-of-the- art Spitz SciDome projection system.
“Battle of the Bears” Whiteout Game Warrior Football, ESU vs. Kutztown 3:05 – 6:00 PM, Eiler-Martin Stadium
Cheer on the Warriors as they take on the Kutztown Golden Bears. Halftime features recognition of the Athletic Hall of Fame inductees and a marching band performance. General admission tickets for the game are $10. Tickets for reserved chair back seating area in front of the Eiler-Martin Stadium press box are $15, and tickets for seniors ages 65 or older and children under 12 are $5.This game is a whiteout. We encourage you to wear WHITE.