EAST STROUDSBURG, PA -- A total of 1,555 students have been named to Dean's List at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) for the Fall 2017 semester of the 2017-2018 academic year, according to Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs.

The following local students made the list:

Me'Saj Closs of Somerset, NJ, a Sophomore majoring in Business Management.

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Nicole Karch of Somerset, NJ, a Senior majoring in Special Education/Early Child.

Stephanie Karch of Somerset, NJ, a Senior majoring in Nursing.

Bryonna Thompson of Somerset, NJ, a Senior majoring in Biotechnology.

Tiana Webster of Somerset, NJ, a Sophomore majoring in Sport Management.

Students eligible for Dean's List are those who have attained a 3.50 quality point average or better and are enrolled full-time. The letter grade "B" earns 3 quality points per credit, and the grade "A" earns 4 quality points per credit.

East Stroudsburg University, one of the 14 institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, opened in 1893 as East Stroudsburg Normal School. Today, ESU is a comprehensive university in northeastern Pennsylvania offering 55 undergraduate programs, 22 master's programs and one doctoral program. More than 6,800 students are enrolled for the high quality, affordable, and accessible education ESU provides. Nearly 30,000 ESU alumni live in Pennsylvania.

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