ESU selected the winners for the 2018 Boddie Scholarship, Martin Luther King Jr. awards, and the Julianna V. Bolt Art Contest. The winners will be recognized at the 21st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast, which will be held on January 15 in the Mattioli Recreation Center on ESU’s campus from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. READ MORE AND GET YOUR TICKETS TO THE ANNUAL BREAKFAST.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Dr. Gary Gray, formerly Director of Athletics at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has been named Director of Athletics at East Stroudsburg University. Gray brings 22 years of experience as director of athletics to ESU, and more than four decades in athletics and education – as an administrator, coach, tenured faculty member and primary and secondary educator. READ MORE.
It sure is quiet on campus now as winter break is underway. But take a look at these great photos from commencement on Saturday, Dec. 16. Congratulations graduates! Good luck and welcome to the ESU Alumni Association! SEE PHOTOS.
Rev. Jeffrey L. Brown ’84 is the featured speaker at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Breakfast on Monday, January 15, 2018. The event will be held from 8 – 10 a.m. in the Mattioli Recreation Center at East Stroudsburg University. Tickets are still available for this special event. LEARN MORE.
On Monday, December 11 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Representative Rosemary Brown recognized the Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory at East Stroudsburg University for being a leader in tick testing and the prevention of Lyme disease and tick-borne illness on the state House floor.
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted primarily by ticks. In the last six years, Pennsylvania ranked highest in the country in the number of confirmed cases of Lyme disease. The disease poses a serious threat to the quality of life of many Pennsylvanians and our visitors. READ MORE.
Take a break and enjoy the University Jazz Ensemble’s Winter Concert on Wednesday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall of ESU’s Fine & Performing Arts Center. Two compositions, Waltz for Gene and Placebo, by ensemble director Matt Vashlishan will be featured. The concert is open to the public at no cost. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-422-3483.
Celebrate the Holidays in Downtown Bethlehem by joining the ESU Lehigh Valley Chapter for the Annual Holidays in Bethlehem event. As a highlight, prior to the event, the ESU Music/Theater student group will be performing nearby at the DBA’s Annual Live Advent Calendar at 5:30 p.m. at the 1810 Goundie House. READ MORE AND REGISTER!
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East Stroudsburg University’s Al Cohn Memorial Jazz Collection will present Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall of the university’s Fine & Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg. Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite will be performed by the Water Gap Jazz Orchestra, directed by Matt Vashlishan, D.M.A. The 17-piece ensemble will be joined by local jazz vocalist Nancy Reed and Duke Ellington’s grandson, Edward Ellington II, as guest narrators telling the story of the Nutcracker.
East Stroudsburg University’s Fall 2017 Provost’s Colloquium Series concludes with a presentation by ESU alumnus Jonathan Weber. Weber will present “Living and Working in Antarctica” in Beers Lecture Hall on November 29, 2017 from 5:30-7 p.m.
In 2016-2017, Jonathan Weber spent four months living and working at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica with the United States Antarctic Program. Throughout his stay at the most remote and isolated scientific outpost in the world, Weber experienced Antarctic conditions including 24-hour daylight and temperatures as low as minus 60 degrees Fahrenheit with wind chill down to minus 90. READ MORE.