University Bulletin – October 28, 2014
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com or 570-422-3123.
The 4th Annual Mental Health Awareness Day Fair will take place from Noon to 4:00 PM, Thursday, October 30 in the Keystone Room. Students, staff, and faculty are invited to have Halloween fun, learn from mental health exhibits and activities, take costume selfies, have a massage or acupuncture experience, enjoy refreshments, games of chance and meet the therapy dogs! This event is sponsored by Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and Active Minds. Additional sponsors include Student Affairs Division, University Health Center, AToD Prevention, OASIS. For more information call CAPS at 570-422-3277.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
To Recognize Local Veterans and Men and Women in all Branches of the Armed Services, ESU will Host a Veterans Day Celebration from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, Thursday, November 6 in the Keystone Room. Local veterans’ organizations will host an information fair at 3:00 PM to give veterans a chance to learn about the memberships and benefits they offer. The event will feature keynote speaker Glen Lippincott, who volunteers at VALOR Clinic, Touch of Home, and the Monroe County Veterans Association — the association that hosts the annual Veterans Day Parade in the community on November 9. Former Air Force Technical Sergeant Arthur Wright, a graduate student from Pittsburgh, Pa., and Marine veteran Martin Lacayo, academic success coach at ESU, will provide remarks during the ceremony. Army National Guard Michaela Couch, a freshman majoring in criminal justice from Shippensburg, Pa., will preside over the Veterans Day celebration, For more information, contact June Pepe, assistant director Veterans Services and Records, at 570-422-2830 or email@example.com. The public is invited at no cost.
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.
Paul Gordon Jacobs, Author of Neither Nor Paul Gordon will Discuss his Life as a Deaf Person in a Hearing World from 6:00 to 7:00 PM, Friday, November 7 in the Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts. Jacobs, in his autobiography, “Neither-Nor,” discusses “coming to terms with being neither deaf nor hearing — a neither/nor, an in-between — and a person with a social identity that had yet to be invented.” His autobiography is assigned to students in Introduction to Sign Language each semester. For more information, contact Susan Dillmuth-Miller at 570-422-3684
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.
The 10th Annual University Authors’ Reception will take place from 4:00 to 6:00 PM, Tuesday, November 11 on the Second Floor of the Kemp Library. The yearly event is designed to honor university authors whose books were published during the preceding year. This year’s honorees either authored or edited books in 2013. Copies of books written or edited by 2014 honorees will be permanently displayed in book cases on the second fl oor of Kemp Library along with the books of ESU authors honored at previous receptions. For more information about the University Authors’ Reception, contact Leslie Berger at 570-422-3597 or firstname.lastname@example.org The event is open to the public at no cost.
ESU’s Faculty Development and Research Grants Committee Presents Annual Fall Poster Event from Noon to 3:00 PM in the Main Lobby of the Warren E. ’55 and Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center. The main lobby becomes a temporary visual repository of research from an array of academic departments. It will showcase FDR-funded scholarship produced from Fall 2013 through Summer 2014. For more information, please contact Paul Creamer, Ph.D., FDR Committee Member, at email@example.com or 570-422-3318. The display is open to the public at no cost.
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.
Films and the Environment – Films and Film Festivals as Vehicles for Social Change at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, November 18 in Beers Lecture Hall. Nina Streich will discuss how film festivals play a role in bringing these films to a broader audience and the use of the medium of the motion picture to encourage public engagement. The Global Peace Film Festival, that was created and is run by Ms. Streich, is a leader in the field of social engagement film festivals. She will discuss the evolution of this film festival, now planning its thirteenth season, and the role of film festivals in bringing new films to the public – with a special focus on films on environmental issues, both fiction and non-fiction. For more information, contact Paul Lippert, Ph.D., professor of Communication Studies at 570-422- 3482 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
Auditions for the February 24 – March 1 Theatre Production of Eurydice, by Sarah Ruhl will be held Sunday, November 2 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM and Monday, November 3 from 6:00 to 8:30 PM in the Smith-McFarland Theatre. The play is a lyrical, magical rendition of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice from Eurydice’s point-of-view. If interested in participating, prepare a one-minute monologue or be prepared to do cold readings from the scripts. Please read the play thoroughly beforehand. Scripts are available for 24-hour sign out in Room 218 of the Fine and Performing Arts Center. For more information, please contact Professor O’Hearn at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-422-3885.
Courses Pending Approval By The University-Wide Curriculum Committee. Descriptions are available upon request in the office of the committee chair in the English Department (Stroud 309). Address questions within 10 University calendar days after fi rst appearance.
HIST 340 Origins of the American Republic (addition of DE1)
HIST 473 Modern Germany (addition of DE1)
REED 315 Scaffolding Language and Literacy Development for Students with Disabilities (addition of DE)
REED 340 Teaching Reading in the Middle Grades (addition of DE)
REED 350 Teaching Reading to Communities of Diverse Learners (addition of DE)
REED 533 Early Literacy (addition of DE)