East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
All Alumni and Class of 1970 and 1971
Reunion and Homecoming Weekend 2021

October 8-10, 2021

Homecoming 2021 Alumni Kick-OFF

Class of 1970 and 1971

Class of 1970 and 1971

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

To ensure the safety of all alumni, friends and guests who visit campus during Homecoming Weekend 2021, East Stroudsburg University is following CDC, Pennsylvania Department of Health, and State System guidelines.

  • Vaccinated individuals are currently not required to wear masks in outdoor settings.
  • Unvaccinated individuals are asked to wear masks outdoors when in the company of others.
  • Masks are required indoors in all campus buildings, and at all indoor athletic contests and events.
  • We will continue to monitor the guidelines and any changes will be announced on our website.

October 8, 2021

Alumni Homecoming Kick-off
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Henry A. Ahnert, Jr. Alumni Center

Alumni are encouraged to stop by the Henry A. Ahnert, Jr. Alumni Center to reconnect with classmates, enjoy a light lunch, pick-up your campus map and the weekend schedule of events. There will also be a special Homecoming 2021 themed giveaway for the first 100 alumni to arrive.

Classes of 1970 & 1971 Reception with Interim President Kenneth Long (Ticketed event)
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort, Shawnee on the Delaware, Pa.

The classes of 1970 and 1971 kick-off their 50th reunion celebration with fellow classmates and ESU Interim President Kenneth Long at this ticketed event. A paid admission includes passed hors d’oeuvres and the class will gather for a group photo.

Annual Alumni Awards and All Alumni Reunion Banquet Celebrating the Classes of 1970 and 1971 (Ticketed event)
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort, Shawnee on the Delaware, Pa.

The ESU Alumni Association recognizes alumni and community members for their outstanding professional contributions and service achievements, and the Classes of 1970 and 1971 continue their 50th Anniversary Reunion celebration.

  • 5:00 p.m. - Social Hour
  • 6:00 p.m. - Dinner and Program

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Saturday, October 9, 2021

All Alumni & University Annual Tailgate
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Basketball courts behind Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall

An alumni tradition! Join us at the annual tailgate behind Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall and adjacent to Eiler-Martin Stadium. Featuring live music by the Jim Roberti Band, Best Tailgate Competition, and much more.

For the updated tailgate policy, please click here. Your registration confirms your acceptance of the terms and conditions of the tailgate policy.

Classes of 1970 & 1971 Tailgate Party
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., the basketball courts behind Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall (Invitation only)

The Classes of 1970 and 1971 celebrate their golden year graduation with a special tailgate zone inside the All Alumni and University Annual Tailgate. A paid admission will include tailgate style food and beverage. 

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October 10, 2021

All Alumni Champagne Brunch with Interim President Kenneth Long
10:00 a.m. - noon, President’s Residence, located in the University Circle

Close out Homecoming Weekend with a farewell brunch at the newly renovated President’s Residence, followed by an Open House of the Schisler Museum of Wildlife and Natural History. All alumni and families are welcome.

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Homecoming Virtual 5K to benefit the ESU Foundation Warrior Fund

Our Homecoming Virtual 5K can be completed by running or walking from any location you choose. Grab your fellow ESU Warrior alumni, friends, and family, and wear any ESU Homecoming swag from previous years. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, trail, treadmill, beach, or track. You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself.

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Class of 1970 Memory Book

Unable to make it back to campus or just want to know what your fellow classmates are doing? Check out the Class of 1970 Memory Book. These memory books are a true souvenir of the reunion.

Class of 1970 Questionnaire

This questionnaire will be used to gather information for the Class of 1970 50th Reunion Memory Book, which will be shared with your classmates. This information will not be shared with anyone outside of East Stroudsburg University or the East Stroudsburg University Foundation. Please complete the information to your level of comfort.

Class of 1971 Memory Book

Unable to make it back to campus or just want to know what your fellow classmates are doing? Check out the Class of 1971 Memory Book. These memory books are a true souvenir of the reunion.

Class of 1971 Questionnaire

This questionnaire will be used to gather information for the Class of 1971 50th Reunion Memory Book, which will be shared with your classmates. This information will not be shared with anyone outside of East Stroudsburg University or the East Stroudsburg University Foundation.  Please complete the information to your level of comfort.

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Hotels and Lodging Near East Stroudsburg University

For your convenience, here are a few area hotels that are located close to campus:

COVID restrictions and cancellation policies may vary by location. Be sure to check your hotel’s guidelines when making a reservation.

Baymont Inn & Suites
Bartonsville Poconos
Address: 116 Turtle Walk Lane
Bartonsville PA 18321
Phone: (570)476-1500
Website: www.wyndhamhotels.com/baymont

Hampton Inn & Suites Stroudsburg Bartonsville
Address: 700 Commerce Blvd
Stroudsburg PA, 18360, US
Phone: (570) 369-1400
Website: hamptoninn3.hilton.com

Quality Inn East Stroudsburg Poconos
Address: 320 Greentree Drive
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Phone: (570) 424-5451

Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites
Address: 1863 W Main Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 872-9040
Website:  www.holidayinn.com

Staybridge Suites East Stroudsburg
Address: 561 Independence Road
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Phone: (570) 420-2828
Website: www.staybridge.com

The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort
100 Shawnee Inn Drive
Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356
Phone: 1-800-SHAWNEE (742-9633)
Website: www.shawneeinn.com

Stroudsmoor Country Inn
Address: 257 Stroudsmoor Road
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 421-6431 ext. 406
Website: www.stroudsmoor.com

Fairfield Inn & Suites Stroudsburg Bartonsville/Poconos
Address: 294 Frantz Road
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 421-0100
Website: www.marriott.com

The Penn Stroud Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection
Address: 700 Main St.
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone Number: (833) 448-0868
Website: