Hello, parents and incoming students, and welcome to East Stroudsburg University. My name is Thomas Costanzo and I was born and raised in the East Stroudsburg/Stroudsburg area. I am a junior majoring in Nursing and I hope to one day be a critical care nurse. Other than being an orientation leader, I am also on the leadership team for the East Stroudsburg University Christian Fellowship. On campus there are plenty of ways to get involved and the sooner you do, the more pleasant your experience will be. I, and the rest of the orientation staff, can’t wait to meet you and we are here to help you as much as we can in your transition to East Stroudsburg University. If you have any questions, feel free to email me at email@example.com.
Hello everyone my name is Robert DeMarco, but you can call me Bobby! I would like to welcome all parents, family, and future warriors to ESU! I am a senior from Scranton, PA with a major in Recreation Service Management. This is my first year as an Orientation Leader and I couldn’t be more excited to meet all of this year’s incoming students. This upcoming fall I will be a Resident Advisor in Lenape Hall. I am also a member of the Residence Hall Association and an active member of Linden Hall’s community board where I held the position of vice president. One piece of advice that you will hear from just about everyone is to get involved! The more time you stay out of your room and active in clubs, organizations, sports and whatever else you get involved in, the better experience you will have here at ESU. Your first year can be intimidating; we’ve all been there so never hesitate to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I look forward to meeting everyone and having a great year!
Hello, parents and incoming East Stroudsburg University students! I am Tyler Dillon, a senior from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania majoring in Psychology with a concentration in Counseling. I am a member of Christian Fellowship and the ESU Go Green Committee. I also have been Resident Advisor for the last year in Shawnee Hall. Clubs create a great chance for everyone to get involved, so if the opportunity presents itself, always have an open mind about becoming active on campus. It feels like only yesterday that I came to freshman orientation, and I was in the same shoes as you. For many of you, this will be your first time away from home, but I’d like extend a helping hand to each and every one of you. I am here for incoming students as a mentor, a peer, and most importantly a friend, to help you through your transition in becoming part of our family here at ESU. I am fully confident that this summer will be a blast, and I cannot wait to share it with all of you! Welcome New WARRIORS! email@example.com
Hello incoming East Stroudsburg University students and their parents! Welcome to ESU! My name is Paul D’Imperio and I am a sophomore, from Easton, Pennsylvania, majoring in Speech-Language Pathology. I am a member of Christian Fellowship and NSSLHA, which stands for National Student Speech Language Hearing Association. I am also an official at the recreation center. I encourage everyone to get involved on campus and meet a lot of new people. Make the most out of your college career and you’ll get the most out of it. I look forward to meeting everyone this summer and being the biggest help to all of you with the transition into college life. I’m here as a mentor, but also as your friend. firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello all you proud parents and amazing incoming students! My name is Dontel Ducksworth, born and raised in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania (I am a very proud native of the Burg). I am extremely excited to not only be your Orientation Leader but to also be a friend and a mentor this upcoming summer and school year. I am a sophomore majoring in Musical Theatre with a minor in public relations. Being the loud, outgoing, free spirit that I had to get involved with the Musical Theatre Organization here on campus and of course the Warrior Cheerleading team. I also will be a Resident Advisor in Minsi Resident Hall this upcoming year! I hope you all are ready to start a new chapter in your lives and here at East Stroudsburg University it can be much easier than you think. There are tons of clubs, organizations, and activities all around campus to help make this big change a lot easier for everyone to enjoy. Remember, your future is what you make it so enjoy yourself along the way but always STAY FOCUSED! Can’t wait to enjoy this upcoming year with you guys, feel free to contact me for anything and don’t be a stranger! Dduckswort@live.esu.edu
Hello, incoming students and parents! I am excited to extend to you all a very warm welcome to East Stroudsburg University! My name is Chantal Fulgencio, and I am from Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. I am a junior, majoring in Political Science with a Pre-Law concentration, and pursuing minors in Spanish and French. I am a Student Senator in the East Stroudsburg University Student Senate, a member of the East Stroudsburg University Feminist Alliance, a member of the East Stroudsburg University Commuter Student Association, and I am a Student Ambassador with The Warrior Elite, and I am also the Vice-President for the Spanish Club. I strongly encourage all of you to carry out student success strategies like good time management, using sound note-taking, test-taking, textbook reading and paper writing skills. Also, it is important to get involved and meet new people! Getting involved is key to learning more about you and enhancing your university experience. This is an exciting time in your lives. Although it may be challenging, remember that we've all had our fair share of growing pains. Please don't hesitate to ask questions or step out of your comfort zone! I look forward to meeting you all, and I wish you all great success at ESU! email@example.com
Hello future warriors and parents of all! My name is Lauren Ingulli and I am pleased to welcome you to East Stroudsburg University. I am from a small town known as Hawley, located in northeastern Pennsylvania. I am a sophomore majoring in Nursing and am extremely excited about my opportunities here at ESU. I am involved in the Student Nursing Association of Pennsylvania or better known as SNAP. I am also involved in Career Peers, advocating for the Career Development Center and the ESU Christian Fellowship! There are a multitude of clubs and activities to get involved with on campus, which is something you all should look forward too. Your time spent here at ESU should be engaging and yes, fun! You’ll meet so many friendly faces around campus, including new students, upper classman and faculty. I am a first year orientation leader and am so excited to help out any way I can. Please feel free to contact me with any questions; I’d love to meet as many friendly faces as possible! Good luck with all your endeavors here at ESU; let the fun begin! firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello, parents and incoming students, and welcome to East Stroudsburg University! My name is Drew Johnson, and I am from Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. I am a junior, majoring in Communication Studies with a double minor in Political Science and Philosophy. Apart from being an orientation leader, I am very involved on our campus during the academic year. I am currently running for President of Student Senate – the governing body of all student clubs and organizations here at ESU, of which I have been involved with the past 2 years. I am also a Campus Tour Guide. This university has provided me with a number of opportunities to impact my classmates on a very personal level and has allowed me to grow as an individual. I would like to let you know that there is room for everyone to make an impact on this campus and the community at large, regardless of your class year. I am confident that our orientation staff will make your experience here a memorable one! Do not hesitate to ask me any questions that you may have, and above all, get ready to have some fun here this summer!! email@example.com
Hello parents and incoming East Stroudsburg University students! My name is Keisha Kauffman. I am a sophomore from Hillsborough, New Jersey. I'm majoring in Criminal Justice with a minor in Communication Studies. I am a cheerleader here at ESU and am always excited to show my school spirit. East Stroudsburg University provides many opportunities to get involved, whether it is joining clubs or cheering on your Warriors. I am so excited to meet you all and don't be afraid to say "Hi!" when you see me! firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello incoming students and parents! Welcome to East Stroudsburg University. My name is Tambria Lee, and I am from Bristol, PA. I am a senior majoring in Communication Studies with a concentration in Public Relations. There is plenty to get involved with on and off campus. I am an active member of the African-American Student Alliance (AASA), an organization designed to promote empowerment and inspiration to those receptive to African-American culture. I am also President of ESU’s Voices of Triumph Gospel Choir. I was also a thespian in ESU’s Theatre Production of “For Colored Girls” and the spring 2013 ‘V-Day Monologue,” an event held by the Feminist Alliance. I have been very fortunate here to learn a lot about life, better my own character, and meet a lot of amazing people from different parts of the world. Never lose sight that this experience is going to be a very pivotal journey in your lives. Live your own journey and make it the best experience it can possibly be. You will make mistakes, but take the mistakes as lessons or as blessings. It may get hard but I know you can make it through! Make every second of this journey count. “Be the change you want to see in the world.” I look forward to meeting each and every one of you during the fall semester. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns or just want to say “hello.” email@example.com
Hello, and welcome incoming students and parents to East Stroudsburg University. My name is Cory Levine! I am a sophomore from Franklin Park, New Jersey and I am majoring in Criminal Justice. It will be my honor to serve as your Orientation Leader, mentor, and friend. East Stroudsburg University offers many opportunities to grow and compliment your interests. As long as you focus on school and get involved, your experience here will be one to remember. I have a work-study job on campus as a desk receptionist in Shawnee Hall, I am a volunteer firefighter, and I am also a brother of Theta Chi Fraternity. I wasn’t the best student in high school, but I was able to change my habits and get on track, so you can do it too. Welcome to the ESU Warrior family and I challenge you to make the most of your college experience. firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome, future Warriors and parents, to East Stroudsburg University! My name is Lian Mlodzienski and I am a commuter student from Bushkill, Pennsylvania. I am a sophomore majoring in Biology with a concentration in Professional and Secondary Education. In addition to being an Orientation Leader, I am also a staff writer for the Stroud Courier, the school paper, and am a part of several other clubs like the Biology Club and the Marine Science Club. Going to college can be scary, but it’s okay! A lot of people are scared at first, but as soon as they come to campus and start making friends, it is easy to call ESU home. The more you get involved, the more friends you’ll make! Any questions that you have, I will be more than happy to answer. Never be afraid to stop me if you see me walking around campus! Good luck during the new semester. email@example.com
Hello students and parents, and welcome to East Stroudsburg University! My name is Bose Omo-Ekpadi, and I am from Hatfield, Pennsylvania. I am a senior majoring in Computer Science and Computer Security with a minor in Mathematics. Aside from being an orientation leader, I am also a Recreation Attendant at the Mattioli Recreation Center. I am also a brother of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity. It will be my pleasure to guide you as you are transitioning into the university. ESU offers a wide range of activities, organizations, and opportunities, and the best advice that I can give you is to not be afraid to get involved! Don't forget to create your goals and stay focused, and work hard throughout your university classroom and co-curricular career. I am extremely excited that I’ve been given the opportunity to assist you, so if you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to ask me or the other Orientation Leaders. Thank you for choosing East Stroudsburg University, and I can't wait to see you all! firstname.lastname@example.org
Hey, everyone! Welcome to East Stroudsburg University! My name is Staci-Jo Palek and I am from Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. I am a senior, majoring in Exercise Science. I am an active member in the ESU Exercise Science Club, the ESU STAR program, the National Society of Leadership and Success, Treasure of the Moses Society, Go Green Committee, a Resident Advisor and a recreation official. Students, as you start your fall semester here at ESU, come in with an open mind. Be ready for the most exciting years of your life. You may be nervous at first, but once you arrive and begin to make friends, it will really start to feel like home. Here at ESU, the faculty and staff get to know their students on a personal level and they are available if you need help. I am thrilled that I will also be available to you. I’ll do my best to make you feel comfortable, so please do not hesitate to ask me anything. I am here for you! Good luck and I can’t wait to meet you all! email@example.com
Hello, parents and students. It is my honor to welcome you to East Stroudsburg University! My name is Ryan Rojas and I am a junior from Great Meadows, New Jersey, majoring in Digital Media and Technology. This is my second year being an orientation leader, and I am thrilled to be able to introduce you to ESU, enabling you to learn, understand how to navigate your course here, and to give you a sense of how much fun you will have here. Getting involved is very important to me and you will soon see that there is so much to do! So far, I have been involved in ESU’s Latin Dance Team, Pura Esencia, and Vice President of the ESU Game Society. Currently, I am a DJ at 90.3 WESS, our campus radio station which was voted as the best college radio station by MTVU. I encourage all students to take advantage of our campus clubs and get involved as much as you can because it will make your experience here much more enjoyable and memorable. If you have any questions at all, feel free to contact me. I’m looking forward to meeting you all this summer and the following semester! firstname.lastname@example.org
Hi, everyone! My name is Emily Selby and I am from Endwell, New York. I am a senior with a major in Psychology, with an applied concentration and I want to go into the field of Neuropsychology. In addition to being an ESU Orientation Leader here, I am also a Resident Advisor in Linden Hall. I am a member of Psi Chi, Psychology Association, and Go Green Committee. My biggest piece of advice for incoming students is to get involved! There are so many opportunities on campus for you to take part in, and once you do you won't regret it! I think of myself as a friendly person, so if you see me around campus, don't be afraid to say, “Hello.” You can email me at email@example.com. I can't wait to meet all of our new incoming students and parents!
Hello, incoming students and parents of East Stroudsburg University! My name is Kelley Anne Stuetz and I am from Glenside, Pennsylvania. I am a sophomore majoring in Digital Media Technology. I am involved with the Christian Fellowship, Fellowship for Christian Athletes, the East Stroudsburg Presbyterian Church and East Stroudsburg track and field team. These organizations have introduced me to a variety of different people and many of which are my close friends. Getting involved is a great way to get to know people and make connections on and off campus. My advice for incoming students is to stay organized and focused on your goals for the semester. I encourage each of you to be open-minded during your new experiences here at ESU. Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns, but most of all prepare to have an awesome summer with us! firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello future Warriors and parents and welcome to East Stroudsburg University! My name is Ashley Tucker and I am from Milford, PA. I am a junior majoring in Public Health Administration. I am involved in Christian Fellowship, and am a member of the cinema committee on the campus activities board. I also work as a Challenge Course Facilitator out at Stony Acres. As you start your fall semester here at ESU, you will quickly learn that there is never a dull moment and there are always new people to meet. On and off campus activities are always going on, so do not be afraid to get your feet wet in things you have never tried before and take advantage of the new opportunities waiting for you here at ESU. I am extremely fortunate to welcome you to campus and I cannot wait to meet you all! I hope you are ready and excited for some of the best years of your lives. So good luck and congratulations, you are finally a Warrior! Please feel free to ask me anything, and say hello when you see me on campus! Again, welcome home. email@example.com
Hello parents and future East Stroudsburg University students! I am so excited to welcome you all to ESU. My name is Brittany Washington, and I am from Summitville, New York. I am a senior majoring in Speech-Language Pathology with a minor in Spanish and a concentration in gerontology. I am involved in the Warrior Elite, am a Resident Advisor in Linden Hall, a Recreation Center Official, a senator in Student Senate and also a third year Orientation Leader. As a member of your Orientation Leader staff, I hope to be able to answer your questions and give you everything you need to be successful at ESU. I encourage each and every one of you to approach new experiences with an open mind. Do not be afraid to step out of your comfort zone and meet new people. Always remember what you are here for; your education! Do not be afraid to ask questions and get help. Orientation is a BLAST, so I look forward to meeting you all there this summer, and I wish you all the best as you pursue your dreams here at ESU! firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello, parents and incoming East Stroudsburg University students! My name is Dominique Washington, and I am a senior from the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I am a Political Science major. There is always something to do on campus, and I implore the incoming students to not just come to the university, but to live an active university life…inside and outside the classroom. Students; do not be afraid to approach your professors and to seek out your academic advisors. Their guidance and support is critical to your academic success. Join clubs and boards, because they help you learn more about yourself and they present you with a great number of opportunities…and they are fun! Being an incoming student can be a scary thought, and that is where I come in. I am here to help ease your transition and to help give you the tools you need to start this wonderful adventure that we call ESU. I look forward to our time together at orientation…and, possibly beyond! If you need to contact me, I am here for you. email@example.com