Cherry Blossom Brunch date set for April

Join ESU President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., for the Annual Cherry Blossom Brunch that welcomes alumni and friends from the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. This year, ESU alumna Annie Corcoran McChrystal ’76 will speak on Navigating a Career in this Complex World. Register for the event here.

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Submit your ESU Sweetheart story for a chance to win!

Do you and your significant other want to be named as the first ever ESU Alumni Sweethearts? Did you meet at ESU, or were college sweethearts? Couples that are both ESU alumni, are eligible to enter!

Make sure to get your submissions in by February 13, 2020 for your chance to win a package with ESU items and for the title as ESU’s Alumni Sweethearts.

Alumni that shared their story last year, are encouraged to share again for their chance to win.

Please only enter once. All entries will be submitted to a random generator and there will not be any judging. Entries may be published.

Please submit all entries via email to

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President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., announces retirement

After eight years at the helm, East Stroudsburg University President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., announced her retirement on Friday, January 17 in a statement to University colleagues and friends. In her message, she stated, “… I have sincerely enjoyed being a part of the Warrior family and know that, in my heart, I will always be a Warrior.”


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Just released: Fall-Winter 2019 Alumni Herald

Meet some of ESU’s wonderful GOLD alumni! These Graduates of the Last Decade are making us proud with all they have accomplished since graduating. They are also a segment of Warrior alumni the Office of Alumni Engagement looks to connect with as they lay the foundation for a robust GOLD alumni program. See if you come across any familiar faces and sign up to be included on announcements and events.

The Fall-Winter 2019 edition also features Homecoming Weekend 2019 wrap ups, alumni awards honorees and exciting news from the athletics arena…check out their new website!

Brimming with alumni news, Class Notes, campus happenings and Warrior athletic updates, the Alumni Herald keeps every Warrior in touch with their alma mater. READ THE ALUMNI HERALD.

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MLK award winners announced; tickets available to celebration

ESU selected the winners for the 2020 Boddie Scholarship, Martin Luther King Jr. awards, and the Julianna V. Bolt Art Contest. The recipients will be recognized at the 23rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast, which will be held on January 20 in the Mattioli Recreation Center on ESU’s campus from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. See the story and purchase tickets to the celebration.

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Happy Holidays from ESU!

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ESU welcomes back Dan DiZio ’95 for commencement

Dan DiZio ‘95 will be the keynote speaker for East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania’s winter commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 14, at 9:45 a.m. in Koehler Fieldhouse. DiZio is the CEO and Co-founder of the Philly Pretzel Factory.

DiZio’s entrepreneurial spirit started at the young age of 11 thanks to a neighbor who owned a bakery in a small town outside of Philadelphia. He would sell the bakery’s pretzels on a street corner in Philadelphia and his neighbor would split the sales for the day. DiZio set up shop every day after school, on weekends, and throughout the summer. Read the full DiZio story by clicking here.

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Check out our Event Gallery for all our Fall events

We’ve got photos from all our fall alumni events in one place. Take a look and see what fellow Warriors your recognize!

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Duke Ellington returns to ESU

The 3rd Annual Duke Ellington Nutcracker Suite will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 7 p.m. in the Cecilia S. Cohen Recital Hall at East Stroudsburg University.

The original music to this iconic piece will be performed by the Water Gap Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Matt Vashlishan, who is also the Coordinator of the Al Cohn Memorial Jazz Collection at ESU. Narration of the story will be read by Duke’s grandson, Edward Ellington II, as well as local jazz vocalist Nancy Reed.

General admission tickets are $20 ticket for students and children under 12 are $10. Click here to purchase tickets.

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Philly alumni invited to Happy Hour

ESU Philadelphia Area Alumni Happy Hour
October 29, 2019
5-7:30 p.m.
Conshohocken Brewing Company
3100 Horizon Dr., King of Prussia, Pa.

Join the Philadelphia alumni group for a Happy Hour at Conshohocken Brewing Company, King of Prussia. Free appetizers, cash bar. RSVP for Happy Hour.

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