University Bulletin – October 3, 2014

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Announcements

ESU’s McMunn Planetarium is Hosting An Original Sky Show Titled “Autumn Skies” and a Feature Show, “Black Holes,” at 7:00
PM and 8:00 PM Friday, October 3 in the McMunn Planetarium in the Warren E. ‘55 and Sandra Hoeffner Science and Technology Center
. The planetarium can also be reserved for group programs catering to all ages. Special group rates are available. To inquire about group programs call 570-422-2747 or email emooney2@esu.edu. A schedule of planetarium shows for the fall 2014 semester is posted at www.esu.edu/planetarium.

ESU Professor Fred Misurella, Ph.D., To Read From His Novels at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 4 at the Pocono Community Theater. He will be reading from both his latest novel, Arrangement in Black and White, and his previous novel, Only Sons. Misurella has donated more than 20 books to Pocono Community Theater, which will be available for purchase. All proceeds will go back to the theater. The reading is free of charge. For more information contact Dr. Misurella at 570-422-3395 or fmisurella@esu.edu.

Isis King, the First Transgender Contestant on the TV Show America’s Next Top Model, will Appear as Guest Speaker During “Coming Out Week” at 7:00 PM, Monday, October 6 in the Keystone Room. The event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact Matthew Simmons, resident director and coordinator of LGBTQA programs, at 570-422-3614, or msimmons@esu.edu.

The 14th Annual Pink Light Walk Plans to Heighten Awareness of Breast Cancer, Thursday, October 9, at 5:30 PM in the Keystone Room and Conclude at the Pocono Medical Center Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center at 206 East Brown Street in East Stroudsburg. Breast cancer survivors will join
ESU students and community members. The event will begin with registration at 5:00 PM and information booths followed by a brief program at 6:00 PM The walk will start at 6:15 PM The first 600 people to register for the walk will receive a t-shirt and pink glow light candle to carry during the walk. For more information about the Pink Light Walk, call the PMC Hughes Cancer Center at 570-422-1700.

ESU’s Department of Political Science and the American Democracy Project Host Pennsylvania’s 40th State Senate District Candidates Debate, at 7:00 PM, Thursday, October 9 in Beers Lecture Hall. The event is open to the public at no cost. For more information contact Dr. McGlynn at 570-422-3271 or amcglynn@esu.edu.

A Free Lecture – Pulitzer Prize Finalist To Speak at ESU About Son’s Odyssey with Mental Illness, 7:00 PM, Wednesday, October 15 in the Niedbala Auditorium. Pete Earley will discuss his experiences and what he found in the broader mental health system. A former Washington Post reporter, Earley is the author of three novels and 10 nonfiction books, including the New York Times bestseller, “The Hot House: Life Inside Leavenworth Prison.” This talk is being held in conjunction with National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month. National Depression Screening Day is Oct. 9 and free depression screenings will be held Oct. 6-10 around the region. Appointments are suggested but walk-ins are welcome. Call 570-476-3393 or email: events@poconomedicalcenter.org.

For more information on Pete Earley’s talk, contact events@poconomedicalcenter.org. The event’s sponsors include ESU, Pocono Medical Center, Pyramid Healthcare and Carbon Monroe Pike Mental Health and Developmental Services.

Sigma Phi Omega, the Gerontology Honor Society at ESU, is Collecting Pet Food to be given to Home-bound Pet Owners through Monroe County Meals on Wheels. We need canned or dry cat and dog food in bags that weigh less than 20 pounds. Please take donations to 224 Monroe. The collection deadline is October 15. For more information contact Elaine M. Shuey, Ph.D., chair of Speech-Language Pathology at 570-422-3681.

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.

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 pats@esu.edu or Dr. Bunjun at shiv43@gamil.com.

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.

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 acohn@esu.edu or 570- 422-3828.

Secondary Education Majors – Screening dates for the 2014 fall semester have been set and are Tuesday, November 4 and Wednesday, November 5. Sign up by appointment only in Stroud 209, PSED Office. You must appear in person to make an appointment in order to confirm that you have met the proper graduate and undergraduate requirements.

Free Workshops! Fall 2014 Workshop Schedule

Date
Time
Presentation
Presenter

Oct 9
2:00 PM
BECOME PROFESSIONAL Learn why developing the attitudes,
capabilities and qualities are necessary to become an effective professional in whatever field you choose
Luke Zeigler, Career Development Center

Oct 9
3:00 PM
MIDTERM REVIEW STRATEGIES How to Get the Most out of
Your Mid Term Preparations
Teri L. Miles, JD Administrative Tutor Tutorial Center

Workshops Held in Beers Lecture Hall Unless Otherwise Noted.

Cultural Events

Exhibit shown until October 3
Madelon Powers Gallery, ESU Fine & Performing Arts Center
At Last Which Thrives
An installation of 3D-printed, local native plants; video art (in 3D); sound; illustrations, and more.
Darlene Farris-LaBar, main gallery. Gallery hours: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. Open to the public at no cost. For information, 570-422-3483 or email esuarts@esu.edu.

October 6 – November 7
(Closed October 13 for Columbus Day)
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 esuarts@esu.edu.

Wednesday, October 8, 7 p.m. Dale Snow Theatre
Macbeth: the Play, the Opera, and the Film a Presentation by Eugene Galperin, Ph.D. Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3931 or esuarts@esu.edu.
Thursday, October 16, 7:30 PM Dale Snow Theatre
The Marriage of Figaro, the Play, the Opera, and Their Impact a Presentation by Eugene Galperin, Ph.D.
Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3931 or esuarts@esu.edu.

Thursday, October 16, 7:30 PM Dale Snow Theatre
The Marriage of Figaro, the Play, the Opera, and Their Impact a Presentation by Eugene Galperin, Ph.D.

Open to the public at no cost.
For information, 570-422-3931 or esuarts@esu.edu.

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 esuarts@esu.edu.

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
Seussical
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 esuarts@esu.edu 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 esuarts@esu.edu.

Homecoming Week

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania is “Calling All Warriors” to participate in the 2014 Homecoming festivities, which begin on Sunday, October 19. This year’s theme will call on alumni, students, and other visitors to join the ESU community in a spirited celebration of ESU. Homecoming highlights include the debut of “Seussical the Musical” and a home football game against the Kutztown University
Golden Bears at Eiler-Martin Stadium on October 25. All activities listed below are open to the public at no cost unless otherwise stated, and the schedule is subject to change as more events are added. For more information on any of the homecoming events listed below, please contact Abby Behrends, assistant director of alumni engagement, at 570-422-3194, or visit www.esu.edu/homecoming or www.esualumni. org/homecoming.

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 jharper@esu.edu.

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.

T-shirt Exchange
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.

Wednesday, October 22
7:30 PM, Smith McFarland Theater
ESU Theatre Department Presents: Seussical the Musical

ESU students will lead the audience into a lively and imaginative fantasy world in a musical romp that will delight the entire family as they take on the roles of Dr. Seuss’s favorites.

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
Movie: Hook
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.

For more information, visit www.esualumni.org/homecoming, or www.esu.edu/homecoming

*Pre-registration required. Register online or by calling 570-422-7000.
Schedule subject to change.

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 first appearance.

Changes:
RECR 351 Recreation Services Management (change in pre-reqs.)
RECR 450 Recreation Areas and Facilities (change in pre-reqs.)
HIST 111 GE: World History to 1500 (change in title, des.)
HIST 113 GE: World History since 1500 (change in title, des.)
HIST 141 GE: United States History to 1877 (change in title,des.)
HIST 143 GE: United States History Since 1877 (change in title, des.)

Deletions:
HIST 112 Modern World Civilization, 1300-1914
HIST 142 The United States as a Developing Nation in the Nineteenth Century

Addition in Program:
Minor Park Management (change in title, deg., # of credits, req. courses)

Friday, October 3, 2014