EAST STROUDSBURG, PA -- East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania held its commencement exercises for undergraduate and graduate students on May 4 and 5. Among the Class of 2018 were:

  • Margaret Appezzato of Scotch Plains, who earned a Bachelor of Science in Special Education (Pre K-8) and Early Childhood Education (Pre K-4), 
  • Christian Lettieri of Fanwood, who received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, 
  • Kerry Loprete of Scotch Plains, who received a Bachelor of Science in Public Health, and
  • Jennifer Palumbo of Scotch Plains, who earned a Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology.

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.