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State System, APSCUF Reach Tentative Agreement, Strike Ends

Late Friday afternoon, we received an announcement that the strike between the faculty union (APSCUF) and the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education has been settled. Faculty members will return to work effective midnight tonight. For students that have regularly scheduled classes this weekend, report as scheduled. All other students should follow their class schedules starting Monday, October 24.

Conference Services

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Conference Services at East Stroudsburg University (ESU) is here to serve both internal (Faculty, Staff, and Student) groups and external (non-ESU) clients in areas such as reserving facilities, placing event work orders, housing, recreation, transportation and audio visual needs. Our staff strives to provide the best possible customer service and we do our very best to make sure your event is successful.

Whether you are a department within the university or from the greater community, the Conference Services staff can assist you with all local arrangements for any event, whether it's a multiple week camp, a multiple day conference, a single day symposium, or a one hour meal or lecture.

East Stroudsburg University (ESU) is nestled in the Pocono Mountains, only 90 minutes away from New York City and 2 hours away from Philadelphia. Surrounding ski resorts, campgrounds, and downtown Stroudsburg serve as the backdrop of our beautiful campus.

The University has 65 buildings located on 257 acres in the East Stroudsburg Borough and in Smithfield Township which include academic facilities, eight residence halls (housing 2,400 students), a 1,000-seat dining hall, a student center and a recreation center. The Student Activity Association, Inc., owns Stony Acres, a 119-acre off-campus student recreation area near Marshalls Creek that includes a lodge and a small lake.

East Stroudsburg University has comfortable and spacious meeting rooms, outstanding fields, gymnasiums, outdoor athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, suite style (air-conditioned) and traditional residence hall (non air-conditioned) housing for summer camps or conferences.

A variety of classrooms and meeting spaces (for 2 to 200 people), multiple auditoriums (for 75-800 people), accommodations for 1500+ people during the summer season, and multiple dining facilities able to provide a wide range of services from coffee breaks and daily meals to large banquets. A ten minute walk is all it takes to travel from the south end of campus to the farthest academic facility on north campus.

Eight residence halls complete with lounges, study rooms, laundry facilities and kitchenettes are capable of housing over 1,500 conferees during the summer months. Every residence hall room includes cable television, computer and telephone hook-ups.

East Stroudsburg University offers very competitive rates and a professional Conference Services staff will be happy to assist you in planning for all of your needs to make your event a complete success.