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NEPA ESU Alumni Golf “Fun-Raiser” raises funds for ESU students
11/14/2020

NEPA GOLF 2020On Aug. 14, 2020, the annual Northeast PA ESU Alumni Summer “Fun-Raiser” Golf was held at the Mountain Laurel Golf Club in White Haven, Pa. The event was restricted to 10 foursomes due to policies of the venue and to ensure a safe, successful outing.  Forty Warrior alumni and friends attended and had a great day of golf, memories, camaraderie, and a steak dinner. Co-chairs Paul Scheuch ’71 M’77 and Frank Johnson ’74 were pleased with the level of success as those who participated raved about the course and the service provided by the staff. Huge thanks also goes to the ESU Office of Alumni Engagement for their support.

This was the first year the event was held at Mountain Laurel Golf Club after almost two decades at venues north of Scranton, Pa.  Located right off Route 80 at exit 274, the event was approximately 45 minutes from the ESU campus, Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Hazelton and parts of the Lehigh Valley.  Though this year’s outing was held to 40 participants, the co-chairs look to double that number in 2021.

The co-chairs indicated that the Northeast PA ESU Alumni Summer “Fun-Raiser” Golf Outing has proven itself to be a victory for everyone involved.  The price per golfer is set to attract golfers from all regions in Northeastern Pennsylvania.  Seventy-five dollars covers greens fees, cart, lunch, a beverage at the turn, prizes and a New York strip steak dinner. These fees, and $50 hole-sponsorships help provide two $1,000 scholarships to two incoming ESU freshmen who require financial assistance to attend ESU.  Due to this year’s scaled-back response, numerous individuals, ESU offices and departments, businesses and 12 directors of the ESU Alumni Association Board participated with over 30 sponsorships. This year’s event raised $2,455 for scholarships after proceeds and expenses.

The committee wants to spread the word for next year as they hope to expand the number of Warrior golfer participants and increase the amount raised.  The partnership between Mountain Laurel Golf Club and ESU looks to be a very positive one based on location, the beautiful venue, and the opportunity to share Warrior Pride with all alumni, family and friends. 

Save the date for next year, Friday, August 13, 2021. GO WARRIORS!

October 2020 - Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD)
10/16/2020

Garrett Gillin ’11

Garrett Gillin ’11

Garrett Gillin ’11 graduated with a degree in Biotechnology and minor in chemistry and business. He later went on to complete his MBA at Drexel University. Gillin currently owns a digital marketing agency called 215 Marketing, located in Philadelphia, Pa. They are recognized as one of the leading agencies in the region, a Google Premier Partner, and were just listed on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the US for 2020 (#1,582). He is also an adjunct professor at Brandeis University where he teaches graduate courses on digital marketing.

While at ESU Gillin was a member of the biotechnology club. He was fortunate enough to win an academic scholarship and internship with Sanofi Pasteur. Gillin was nominated for this opportunity by Dr. Jane Huffman, who was one of his professors at the time. “That internship was a really important experience in my life and without her confidence in me and recommendation, I wouldn’t have had that opportunity,” explained Gillin. Bing an ESU alumnus means to be driven, resourceful and ambitious, while staying true to the values of ESU.

Tina Hennessey ’15 September 2020 GOLD Highlight
9/24/2020

GOLD Tina Hennessey '15

Tina Hennessey ’15 graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication studies and English. While on campus, Hennessey was president of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), staff writer for The Stroud Courier, member of the Warrior marching and concert band and a member of the Lambda Pi Eta honor society. She also worked for both the communications studies department and the Office of University Advancement. After graduation, she became the associate director of Alumni Networks at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.

“I’m so thankful for my four years at ESU, and the opportunity to meet and learn from so many incredible people.” Hennessey said. One of her favorite memories was the communications studies major bar crawl. She also enjoys coming back to campus for Homecoming.

A fun fact about Hennessey is that she also received her MBA in marketing at Saint Joseph’s University.

August 2020 GOLD - Graduates of the Last Decade Highlight
8/26/2020

Dominique Washington '15M '17

Dominique Washington ’15 M’17 graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in management and leadership. While on campus he was Student Senate vice president, and a re-charter member of the Pi Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Washington’s favorite ESU memory was Late Night at the Mattioli Recreation Center. He also enjoyed watching ESU athletic competitions. After graduation, Washington became a student specialist at Albright College. He has also published four books of poetry.

Lambert, longtime alumni and foundation board member, dies
8/19/2020

In Memoriam
 
ESU mourns the passing for John T. Lambert, 88, of East Stroudsburg and Sarasota, Fla., who passed away on August 12.  Born in East Stroudsburg, he was the son of the late John E. and Carrie M. (Frank) Lambert.  He was a 1950 graduate of East Stroudsburg High School and a 1954 graduate of East Stroudsburg State Teachers College.
 
Many from the campus community knew John well; he was a member of the ESU Alumni Association Board of Directors for more than 40 years and was the first alumni to become President of the ESU Foundation Board in 1995.
 
John served the East Stroudsburg Area School District in many capacities ranging from teacher, teaching principal, principal, director of elementary, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction K12, acting superintendent and superintendent during 38 years.  He also served as an adjunct professor at ESU for graduate studies.  John credited his success as an educator to ESU.  He also served his community in many capacities beyond his years as an educator, but his first love was the East Stroudsburg Salvation Army where he was a Board member since 1975.  For additional details about John’s service to the region, visit https://www.tributearchive.com/obituaries/17870251/John-T-Lambert.
 
John is survived by: his son, J. Douglas Lambert of Sarasota, Fla.; his grandson Luke J. Lambert of Sarasota, Fla; his companion Sara Beth Dilworth, Sarasota, Fla,; and nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his wife Carolyn L. (Kostenbader) Lambert and his daughter Susan A. Lambert.
 
The family invites those who knew John to attend a graveside service on Saturday, September 5 at 11 a.m. at the Prospect Cemetery in East Stroudsburg.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Stroudsburg or the East Stroudsburg Salvation Army.  Our thoughts and prayers are with John’s family during this difficult time.

July 2020 GOLD - Graduates of the Last Decade Highlight
7/19/2020

Asia Wright '16

Asia Wright ’17 graduated with a bachelor of science degree in exercise science. While at East Stroudsburg University, Wright was a group fitness instructor and fitness supervisor at the Mattioli Recreation Center. She also held the publicist and president e-board positions for the Contemporary Dance team. While being on the Contemporary Dance team and working at the Recreation Center, she met some of her best friends.

After graduation Wright became the Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellbeing at ESU. Wright’s responsibilities consisted of, but were not limited to, overseeing all of the personal training, group fitness and wellness programing that comes out of the recreation center. Wright has recently accepted a job as a Group Fitness Coordinator at the University of South Florida.

Wright is a proud Warrior. “Working on campus was important to me because I got to connect with students and understood their needs so they can have the best possible experience.”

A fun fact about Wright is that she was an extra in Miss Congeniality 2 and Law & Order: SVU.

Just Released! The Spring-Summer 2020 Alumni Herald
6/10/2020

Alumni Herald (Spring/Summer 2020)Set to retire July 31, 2020, ESU President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D., hopes she leaves behind a university that sets itself apart, one that stands together as a WARRIOR family, and is poised with a promising trajectory. As ESU’s first female president, Welsh is proud of the legacy she forged through program and department collaboration and always placing students’ needs on the forefront. Read about her eight years as president – the accomplishments, challenges and memories of a dynamic leader. 

May 2020 GOLD - Graduates of the Last Decade Highlight
5/20/2020

Valeria Echeverry ’16

Valeria Echeverry ’16 graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology. During Echeverry’s time at ESU, she was the Feminist Alliance president, Warrior Elite secretary, member of the marching band and Pre-Med Club member. She was also on the Women’s Rugby team and held the role of match secretary. Echeverry’s favorite ESU memory was participating in the “Take Back the Night March against Sexual Assault” in 2014. Over 120 campus and community members joined and marched the streets from Main Street to the front of Stroud Hall. She thought it was amazing to see so much solidarity.

After graduating from ESU, Echeverry moved to Pittsburgh, Pa., to complete her master’s degree in human biology at Chatham University. Once she received her graduate degree, she was employed for three semesters as an adjunct instructor for introductory biology labs and was an anatomy and physiology lecturer. She simultaneously served as an AmeriCorps volunteer assigned to a shelter for unaccompanied minors. Echeverry worked as a case manager for a grantee program of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She is pursuing her second master’s degree in Health Sciences, Pathology Assistant studies.

“ESU provided me with the community and foundation I needed to learn in order to serve others. Being an ESU alumna means putting your heart in everything you do. It means to persevere in improving our communities and ourselves,” said Echeverry.

A fun fact about Echeverry is that she worked during the “Zero Tolerance” parent separation border crisis. She successfully reunified over 65 families during her career as a Case Manager.

ESU Alumni and Students Prove to be Warrior Strong During Pandemic
4/28/2020

Caitlyn OConnell and Rylee Jade Legreide

With ESU’s strong health services programs, it’s not surprising that Warriors are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. But alumni with criminal justice, social work and other degrees are also responding to this unprecedented national crisis.

Here are just some of their stories.

April 2020 GOLD - Graduates of the Last Decade Highlight
4/17/2020

Jack Morris ’18

Jack Morris ’18 graduated with a bachelor’s degree in social work. While on campus, Morris was involved in the Students Activities Board for Minsi Hall where he planned successful events such as pool tournaments and movie nights.

Morris is currently employed by Street2Feet located in East Stroudsburg, Pa. He works as an Outreach Case Manager. His role consists of going out into the community to engage with current clients, attempt to locate new clients, and build relationships with other agencies and community members to better serve the homeless population.

Morris loves being so close to campus because he feels that being an ESU alumni means giving back to a university and community that has given so much to him. His favorite ESU memory was receiving his diploma and being able to share that success with his mother. “Graduating after a lot of bumps in the road, and having a job that I love is something that I am thankful to ESU’s amazing Social Work program.”

In Morris’s free time he enjoys going back home to N.J. and surfing. A fun fact about him is that he accidently went surfing with stingrays in Long Branch, N.J.

Melodie Warner ’95 Embraces Breaking News at CNBC
3/24/2020

Melodie Warner '95

Melodie Warner ’95 started her new job at the business news network CNBC on February 18 — six days before the U.S. stock market plunged into its worst week since the financial crisis of 2008.

Talk about trial by fire. Hired as a news editor at CNBC.com, Warner had to get up to speed quickly as stories about the plummeting Dow Jones Industrial Average were interspersed with updates on the spread of coronavirus and how it might affect the economy.

“Today the Fed just decided we’re going to drop interest rates,” Warner said in a March 3 interview. “So it’s a scramble to get people who have expertise to cover it. Then I coordinate with all the different teams and make sure everything is getting covered…as quickly as possible and, more importantly, as accurately as possible.”

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March 2020 GOLD - Graduates of the Last Decade Highlight
3/20/2020

Brandi Salomone Lynch '14

Brandi (Lynch) Salomone  ’14 has a degree in Psychology. As a student, Salomone was a member of the National Honor Society, Psi-Chi Honors Society, and ReInventing Student Konnections (R.I.S.K.). She was also a resident advisor for building 3 at University Ridge, and a teacher assistant for Dr. Renee Boburka. Salomone is an operations manager for a human resources software at called ViziRecruiter based out of Detroit, Mich. One of her favorite memories while at ESU was going to see “War Horse” in New York City with all of her friends from the honors program.

“Being a Warrior means so much to me because I was given many opportunities to plan events, be resourceful and make an impact in the community. All of these skills are things that I use in my professional life every single day. I am grateful for the real-world experiences. I am proud to say I went to East Stroudsburg University!”

A fun fact about Salomone is that her dog, Steve, @stevesalboxerdog, has more Instagram followers than she does.

ESU Foundation, Alumni Engagement events cancelled
3/16/2020

The East Stroudsburg University Foundation has cancelled two of its major spring events due to the recent concerns around the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Leave Your Mark, the 12th Annual Scholarship Dinner scheduled for Wednesday, April 15, 2020
  • Curtain Call, the 1893 Society Theatre Event, scheduled for Sunday, April 26, 2020

Please direct any questions regarding these events to Emily Brennan at ebrennan8@esu.edu or call 570-422-3156.

The ESU Office of Alumni Engagement has cancelled the following events:

  • ESU COBM Wine Tasting at Blue Ridge Winery scheduled for Thursday, March 26, 2020
  • ESU Bucks/Montgomery County Alumni Happy Hour scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, 2020
  • Annual Cherry Blossom Brunch scheduled for Sunday, April 5, 2020

Direct questions for alumni events to Leon John, Jr. at ljohn2@esu.edu or call 570-422-3194.

ESU ALUMNI PETS WITH WARRIOR SPIRIT!
3/9/2020

ESU Alumni Pets with Warrior Spirit

Submit a picture of your pet showing their Warrior Spirit to mkoerber@esufoundation.org and be entered to win the ESU Alumni Pets with Warrior Spirit contest.

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ESU Grad’s Mite Fight Seeks to Protect Honeybees
3/4/2020

Mite Fight

A local beekeeper’s new business has taken flight with an aim to help apiary aficionados and amateurs alike.

Just over a week ago, beekeeper and entrepreneur Erik Diemer celebrated the launch of his new business venture, Mite Fight, with a party at East Stroudsburg University’s Innovation Center.

 

Read the full story

 

February 2020 GOLD - Graduates of the Last Decade Highlight
2/17/2020

Desiree Brown ’16

Desiree Brown ’16 has a degree in early childhood education pre-K-4. As a student, Brown was involved in all parts of campus life. She was a member of Phi Sigma Pi, Kappa Delta Pi, president of student PSEA, and vice president of the Moses Society. Brown was also on the Cheerleading team and a resident advisor for 3rd floor Shawnee. She loved working as an RA. “Being an RA provided a lot of insight and allowed me to grow and become a mentor to residents on my floor. It provided me friendships that I still have today”, Brown said. She is continuing to use her degree in early childhood education and experiences from ESU in her daily work as a kindergarten teacher in the Pocono Mountain School District and junior varsity cheerleading coach. Brown says that being an ESU alumna means “to continue to grow and develop yourself while becoming an adult. In addition, to reconnect with those who may still be there and help them along the way.”

A fun fact about Brown is that she loves Justin Bieber and wants to visit Barcelona, Spain, one day since watching the Cheetah Girls 2 movie on the Disney Channel.

Alumni come out for ESU Men’s and Women’s Basketball reception
2/11/2020

Alumni come out for ESU Men’s and Women’s Basketball reception

On Saturday, February 8, 2020, 43 alumni and friends gathered at the annual  Men’s and Women’s alumni basketball reception following their respective alumni games. After the reception, the men’s and women’s ESU teams played the Millersville Marauders, winning their games.

To view photos from the basketball event, go to our Flickr album

January 2020 GOLD - Graduates of the Last Decade Highlight
1/31/2020

 

Alexander C. Figueroa ’11

Alexander C. Figueroa ’11 graduated with a degree in sociology and minor in criminal justice. While a  student, he was a member of the East Stroudsburg University Football Team. After graduation, Figueroa was a patrol trooper and public information officer for the City of Philadelphia Troop K Belmont Barracks. He also served as the Pennsylvania State Police Camp Director for the City of Philadelphia and Montgomery County. Figueroa is now a Pennsylvania State Trooper in charge of recruitment in southeast Pennsylvania.  He loves spending time with his family and traveling with his wife and daughter.

 

“Being a Warrior is important to me because I always felt at home while on campus. While playing football at ESU, I felt like I was a part of something bigger than myself. ESU develops leaders, and once you are a Warrior, you are always a Warrior.”

 

Warriors: Did You Snow Trivia Giveaway (Week 3)
1/22/2020

Warriors: Did You Snow Trivia Giveaway

Every Monday at 10 a.m. during the month of January, join the ESU Office of Alumni Engagement for our Did You Snow Trivia Giveaway competition.

How to Win:

1. Follow esualumni and esufoundation on Instagram.
2. Be the first to answer the most questions correctly and message esualumni with your answers.
3. Post trivia questions on your InstaStory.

The winner and correct answers will be announced on Thursdays!

ESU Wrestling Alumni Reception
1/17/2020

ESU Annual Alumni Photos

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, over 30 alumni and friends gathered at the Annual Alumni Wrestling Reception following the men’s wrestling match against the Muhlenberg Mules. Alumni, coaches, friends of the program and wrestlers had an opportunity to speak with each other during the reception and speak about the season, and upcoming rivalries.

To see photos from the wrestling event, go to our Flickr album.

Important Message to ESU Alumni from President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D.
1/17/2020

Dr. Marcia Welsh

Dear Warriors,

It is with mixed emotions that I am writing to you today to officially announce my retirement from East Stroudsburg University on July 31, 2020.  For the last eight years, some of my fondest memories and greatest joys have been interacting with you, whether it was when you returned to campus for a visit, at an alumni chapter event, or simply in passing.  It has been my honor to serve as President, and I want all of you to know that I have enjoyed being part of the Warrior family.

Continue reading message from President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D.

ESU Alumni and Friends Florida Events 2020
1/15/2020

ESU Warrior Alumni Florida

Join fellow ESU alumni, friends and family, the ESU Foundation, and the ESU Office of Alumni Engagement for the upcoming 2020 Alumni and Friends Florida Events Tour.

For more information, please contact Leon John, Jr. at the ESU Office of Alumni Engagement at 570-422-3194 or ljohn2@esu.edu.

We looking forward to seeing you there!

Take a look to find which of these events is close to you.

Welcome to week two of Did You Snow Trivia!
1/13/2020

 Did you Snow Trivia?

We are looking forward to giving away more cool prizes simply do the following:

1. Follow esualumni and esufoundation on Instagram.
2. Be the first to answer the most questions correctly and message esualumni with your answers.
3. Post trivia questions on your InstaStory.

The winner and correct answers will be announced on Thursday at 2 p.m. Good luck everyone!

Warriors: Did You Snow Trivia Giveaway
1/13/2020

 

Did you Snow Trivia Giveway

 

Every Monday at 10 a.m. during the month of January, join the ESU Office of Alumni Engagement for our Did You Snow Trivia Giveaway competition.

How to Win:

1. Follow esualumni and esufoundation on Instagram.
2. Be the first to answer the most questions correctly and message esualumni with your answers.
3. Post trivia questions on your InstaStory.

The winner and correct answers will be announced on Thursdays!

The Alumni Herald Fall-Winter 2019
1/13/2020

The Alumni Herald Fall-Winter 2019Meet 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 FALL-WINTER 2019 ALUMNI HERALD NOW

Plymouth Rock partnership announced to provide alumni with discounted car insurance.
7/30/2019

Plymouth Rock assurance


The  East Stroudsburg University Foundation and Office of Alumni Engagement is pleased to provide ESU alumni with discounted car insurance through its new partnership with Plymouth Rock Assurance. The discount program is currently available to ESU alumni in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Connecticut.

“An important part of the ESU Office of Alumni Engagement’s mission is to provide our more than 45,000 alumni with exclusive benefits and discounts that only come with being an ESU graduate,” said Rich Santoro, Executive Director of the ESU Foundation. “Partnering with Plymouth Rock gives our Warrior alumni a discounted option in car insurance and we’re pleased to further both our missions of supporting alumni in their lives beyond campus.”

Read more about Plymouth Rock partnership

The Alumni Herald Spring/Summer 2019
6/11/2019

Breaking barriers

The Spring/Summer 2019 issue of the Alumni Herald connects you with Dr. Deborah Gebhardt ’69, a Warrior whose professional and personal journey has been far from ordinary. She’s a scientist focused on issues related to health, fitness and workplace safety, an entrepreneur, accomplished educator as well as coach who has led women’s collegiate teams to the playoffs. This year, she returns to ESU as part of the Class of 1969 reunion celebration.

This edition also brings news of fundraising milestones as ESU’s new baseball and softball fields are completed and the Dr. Jane Huffman Wildlife Genetics Institute is dedicated honoring its founder.

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

Click here to read Alumni Herald online.

Chris Paradysz Presents at President’s Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series on Wednesday, March 27
4/3/2019

Chris Paradysz Presents at President’s Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series on Wednesday, March 27

Chris Paradysz, Co-CEO and founder of PMX Agency, a consumer-first performance marketing agency for today’s leading global brands, was the featured speaker at the East Stroudsburg University President’s Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series on Wednesday, March 27. Mike Visceglia, bassist at Kinky Boots on Broadway joined Paradysz for the evening as a special guest presenter. Chris and Mike discussed “The Power of Creativity to Solve Problems” and led the audience on a musical journey to discover their inner creativity.

Love is in the air at East Stroudsburg University!
2/14/2019

It’s time to share our stories of love. The ESU Office of Alumni Engagement received more than 50 love stories that began at ESSC/ESU. On Cupid’s special day, we’re smitten, too, and are happy to share these wonderful stories with you.

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Do you want the title as the ESU Alumni sweethearts of 2019?
2/1/2019

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, 2019 for your chance to win a package with ESU items and for the title as ESU's Alumni Sweethearts.

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ESU Alumna takes on Shark Tank
1/24/2019

ESU alumna, Jenni-Lyn Clark Williams ’09  first appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank in November 2017 when she landed a deal with two sharks. Jenni-Lyn returns to the show this Sunday, January 27 for a Shark Tank Update! Be sure to tune in to see the latest from her business Snarky Tea.

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2017-18 Annual Report recognizes donors, shows increase in awarded scholarships, provides updates on special campaigns
1/14/2019

2017-18 Annual Report recognizes donors, shows increase in awarded scholarships, provides updates on special campaignsThe East Stroudsburg University Foundation’s 2017-2018 Annual Report and Honor Roll of Donors, “Breaking Ground,” has been released, reflecting a successful year as the Foundation continues to build upon its commitment to provide the best educational experience to ESU students at a reasonable cost.

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Congratulations to Vic Fangio '80 on becoming the new head coach for the Denver Broncos!
1/11/2019

Vic Fangio, a 1980 graduate of East Stroudsburg University, was announced Thursday as the new head coach of the Denver Broncos.

Fangio, who spent the past four seasons as the defensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears, becomes the second ESU graduate to lead an NFL team. He joins Fred O'Connor '62, who served as interim head coach for the San Francisco 49ers in 1978.

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REMEMBERING BARBARA BUSH
1/8/2019

REMEMBERING BARBARA BUSH

The passing of First Lady Barbara Bush had a unique impact on this ESU alumnus

It was a short flight from Andrews Air Force Base to the Naval Observatory Landing Zone.  Marine II was bringing Second Lady Barbara Bush back to her new home in Washington, DC.  Tom Petro ’72 was a Special Agent with the U. S. Secret Service and assigned to the Vice-Presidential Protective Division.

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The countdown to Florida has begun!
1/4/2019

The countdown to Florida has begun!

Join ESU President Marcia Welsh, Ph.D., the ESU Foundation, and the ESU Office of Alumni Engagement for the 2019 Alumni and Friends Florida Events Tour. Take a look to find which of these events is close to you.

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NEW EDITION! The Fall/Winter 2018 Alumni Herald
12/21/2018

As the first African-American to graduate from East Stroudsburg Normal School, Mary Gertrude Smith Boddie’s education reached far beyond her own life, positively affecting others, including her own children and step-children. In this issue of the Alumni Herald, step back in time with Mary Gertrude’s granddaughter, Cynthia Boddie-Willis, and discover a family legacy that transcends decades.

This issue also features ESU’s 125th Anniversary Celebration, says farewell to a longtime Warrior, plus plenty of alumni features, news from campus, Class Notes and athletic updates. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and nestle in with the Fall/Winter 2018 edition of the Alumni Herald magazine.

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Make your end of year gift to the Warrior Fund by Dec. 31st!
12/10/2018

 

Make your end of year gift to the Warrior Fund by Dec. 31st!

 

As you plan your year-end charitable giving, we hope the East Stroudsburg University Foundation is on your list of philanthropic priorities. Please support the Warrior Fund (link to Warrior Fund page?) by giving the gift of education to an ESU student today.

3rd Annual Holidays in Bethlehem event in Bethlehem
12/6/2018

 

3rd Annual Holidays in Bethlehem event in Bethlehem

 

ESU President Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D.,  alumni, faculty and friends of East Stroudsburg University gathered to celebrate the 3rd Annual Holidays in Bethlehem event at ESU’s Lehigh Valley Center in Bethlehem, Pa. The evening kicked off with a performance by the East Stroudsburg University’s Musical Theatre Organization (MTO) as part of the Downtown Bethlehem Association’s Live Advent Calendar at the Goundie House.

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Memories Captured: 125th Anniversary Celebration video
12/5/2018

 

Memories Captured: 125th Anniversary Celebration video

 

East Stroudsburg University’s 125th Anniversary Celebration on Oct. 25, 2018, at Terraview at Stroudsmoor Country Inn. This once-in-a-lifetime event raised more than $175,000 in support of student scholarships and provided a magnificent backdrop to honor Robert M. Moses, William B. Cramer, Esq., and the R. Dale and Frances M. Hughes Foundation with inaugural President’s Distinguished Medals.

Warriors of all ages return for Homecoming 2018
10/19/2018

Warriors of all ages return for Homecoming 2018

Warriors of all ages were invited to celebrate Homecoming 2018, “Our Legacy,” Oct. 5-7, 2018. The weekend began on Friday with a campus bus tour, the annual remembrance day program, the Annual Alumni Awards and All-Alumni Reunion Banquet, and the traditional warrior bonfire. 

Troiani-Sweeney Endowed Fund Lecture Series Held at ESU
10/19/2018

Troiani-Sweeney Endowed Fund Lecture Series Held at ESUThe Troiani-Sweeney Endowed Fund Lecture Series at ESU was held in the Niedbala Auditorium on Thursday, October 19.

This year’s keynote address by Rebecca M. Edelmayer, Ph.D., was titled “Past, Present, and New Horizons in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research.”

ESU Partners with Community Groups to Map Places of the Heart
8/31/2018

ESU Partners with Community Groups to Map Places of the Heart

Geographical maps can give people the lay of the land and road maps tell them how to get to where they want to go. Now East Stroudsburg University has launched a project creating maps that show the places people in the Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg area care about.

Alumni to be honored on Homecoming Weekend
8/16/2018

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
7/27/2018

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.

ESU graduates become cultural ambassadors
7/11/2018

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.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Alumni Chapter holds first event
6/30/2018

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. 

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Enjoy the Spring/Summer 2018 Alumni Herald
5/21/2018

Alumni Herald

Happy Birthday ESU!

ESU Celebrates 125thEast Stroudsburg University crossed a historic milestone in 2018 and is celebrating its 125th Anniversary in a big way. Historic displays, special events and more are on tap as the university revisits its remarkable past and sets sights on a bold future. This issue of the Alumni Herald takes a look back more than a century to a campus that’s evolved with the times and strives to set itself apart from so many others.

Also in this issue, we’ve got compelling alumni features and event wrap ups, news from campus, Class Notes, athletic updates and so much more.