Beimfohr, a graduate student studying biology from Oxford, Pa., will be spending her summer studying frogs. She recently received a $1,000 Pennsylvania System of Higher Education (PASSHE) grant to help fund her research. Beimfohr applied for the grant, which is specific to graduate students, through ESU’s Foundation website.
Four recent graduates of East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania were commissioned as officers in the United States Army at the ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, which was held on Saturday, May 16 at Kings College.
The Spring 2015 edition of the Alumni Herald takes a closer look at all that’s been accomplished in the three-years since President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., has taken office. Our online edition also features alumni who are doing amazing things around the world and, of course, campus news, upcoming events, news on Homecoming Weekend 2015, Class Notes, and more! CLICK HERE to enjoy the latest edition of the Alumni Herald.
Fourteen. That’s how many times East Stroudsburg University graduate student Sarah Khan rewrote the essays that accompanied her winning application for a prestigious Fulbright fellowship. Khan’s perseverance paid off, making her the first ESU student to be chosen for the highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student program, which will enable her to spend nine months teaching at a university in Turkey.
The ESU Business Accelerator, Entrepreneurial Leadership Center, and Alumni Engagement Office are looking for innovative, creative, entrepreneurial alumni for the ESU Alumni Entrepreneur Network, which will connect ESU entrepreneurs to other alumni, students, faculty and the community for mentorships, internships, graduate assistantships, research collaboration and entrepreneurial programs.
East Stroudsburg University's athletic department will host five golf outings this summer to benefit the Warriors' programs, coaches and student-athletes. The schedules for the outings are here. Please visit the registration links to sign up, or for more information.
Planning is well underway for Homecoming Weekend 2015 when Warriors of all generations return to campus to renew friendships and rediscover everything special about ESU! Mark the dates on your calendars. More information coming soon.
East Stroudsburg University alumni and friends gathered on Sunday, March 29, 2015, for the Annual Cherry Blossom Brunch held at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va. Generations from across the decades gathered for social hour, a buffet brunch and to receive updates from campus from ESU President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., and Mary Frances Postupack, vice president for Research and Economic Development.
ESU representatives hit the road this winter, visiting and connecting with alumni in the Sunshine State. ESU President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., and Mary Frances Postupack, vice president for Research and Economic Development, brought that Warrior spirit south February 21-27, 2015, meeting alumni and friends of ESU at Florida events in The Villages, St. Pete Beach, Englewood and Don Pedro Island.
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|When East Stroudsburg University senior Steven Malvasi was 14 years old, he knew what he wanted to do with the rest of his life. A rough afternoon at track practice led a teenager with a scraped up knee to his first visit with an athletic trainer. Among the hours spent with his athletic trainer, along with a fascination for the human body and love for sports, Malvasi was hooked on the profession. |
| Caitlin Stuetz M’14, helped make history earlier this month when she joined seven other women to compete on bobsled teams internationally. The four women sleds, one American and one Canadian, broke the gender barrier by racing in the North American Cup in Parks City, Utah on February 7 and 8 as the only two all-women teams racing against male teams. |
Comforted by shelves filled with hundreds of books, racks crowded with CDs, and natural oak walls that display photographs and art, Phil Woods, 83, takes a seat on his familiar couch and reflects on his life to date.
| || On February 4, Ochse brushed off his sneakers to complete his eighth Empire State Building Run-Up, where runners accept the challenge of climbing 1,576 steps to the top of the Empire State Building. He won the inaugural event in 1980, clocking a time of 12 minutes, 19 seconds. He won again in 1982, when he leaped to the finish line at 11:42. |
| || Michael T. Kane M’07 is the newest deputy director for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Eastern Pennsylvania District Office. In this position, he will help manage delivery of SBA programs and services to small businesses throughout the eastern 40 counties of Pennsylvania. |
| || Kristyn Fedich, who went by Kristyn Pede (her maiden name) when she received her bachelor’s degree in 2006 and then her master’s in 2011 from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, capped off last summer by writing a book. |
| ||ESU graduate students Rebecca Hayter of Belvidere, N.J., and Courtney Hulsart of South Amboy, N.J., are interning this summer with Sunoco, thanks to ESU alumnus Rob Marro ’81, who is the general manager of Sunoco’s Race Fuels Department as well as a temporary instructor in the business management department at ESU. |
| ||The Bogota School District of Bogota, N.J., announced their winners for the teacher of the year award for the 2012-2013 school year, naming alumnus Marc Sinclair ’08 as one of the three recipients. |
| ||For the sake of clarity, East Stroudsburg University calls its HRTM (Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management) program just that. But while you’ll be prepared for success in the areas of its acronym-defying title, for certain, it will also help you achieve an underlying goal implicit in those industries: HRTM will train you in the fine art of people caring. |