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Alumni to be honored on Homecoming Weekend

The East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania 2018 Annual Alumni Award and Reunion Banquet is scheduled for October 5, 2018, at Terraview at Stroudsmoor Country Inn. This event, open to all alumni and hosted by the ESU Alumni Association, will honor alumni who have achieved excellence in their field. Read about the award winners and their accomplishments. 

ESU Alumni Association names five new board members

Frank Johnson ’74, East Stroudsburg University Alumni Association president, has announced the appointments of five new members to its Board of Directors.

Kathleen Kirkwood ’95 of Shawnee On Delaware is currently a substitute teacher at Moravian Academy in Bethlehem. Caitlin Ord ’07 M’08 of Stroudsburg is the assistant field hockey coach at ESU. Glenn Clark ’74 of Claymont, Del., is the owner and president of Rockwood Programs. Clark is also owner of the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks indoor football team. Keith Fisher ’91 of Washington, D.C., is a senior financial management analyst for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Avram Friedman ’81 of Chalfont is the owner of Friedman’s Corporate Apparel.  Their terms began on June 23, 2018.

“On behalf of the ESU Alumni Association Board of Directors, I welcome our new members and look forward to creating more alumni engagement opportunities with them, as well as alumni mentorship opportunities,” said Johnson. 

Other board members are officers Ashley Puderbach Swartz ’09, Dave Super ‘80, Jack P. Childs III ’67, Kelly Dries ’08, Joseph B. Fite III ’76, Glenn Gottshalk ’72, Ernest R. Gromlich ’60, William J. Horvath ’70, Dawn Ketterman-Benner ’70, Deborah A. Kulick ’80, Demetrius Robert Lindsey ’12, R. Griggs Levy ’87, Johanna Mazlo ’91, Cara Feehan Miller ’01, Carol Miller ’81, Rhonda Miller ’16, Thomas Petro ’72, Ritchie J. Ricci ’65, Ronald D. Steckel ’71, Christine Rohr Thompson ’73, Lori Miller Weinstein ’77, and Corey Wimmer ’03.  

ESU graduates become cultural ambassadors

It may be a little intimidating. There may be some nerve-racking moments now and then.

But nearly every East Stroudsburg University student who has been recruited by the Ministry of Education and lived and worked in Spain, where they served as cultural ambassadors, describes the experience as life-altering.

It’s those stories that Esther Daganzo-Cantens, Ph.D., ESU associate professor of Spanish, has heard time and time again since 2007 – when ESU became involved in this program with the Spanish Ministry of Education.  And it’s those same stories that she can’t help but share with her current students. READ THE FULL STORY. 

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Alumni Chapter holds first event

On Thursday, June 28, 2018, the ESU Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Alumni Chapter kicked off their first and very successful event at Backyard Ale House in Scranton, Pa. VIEW EVENT PHOTOS