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Learn how others have made an impact through their acts of giving to our organization and others.

  • Walter '77 and Nancy Rogers
    For Walter "Walt" Rogers III, '77, relationships are at the center of his life. He is still friends with people he met on his first day at ESU in the summer of 1973...
  • Charles '84 M '86 and Teresa Taylor
    Dr. Charles "Chuck" Taylor '84 M '86, a computer science major, is inspired to give back to East Stroudsburg University to show appreciation to...
  • Rory '84 and Diane Yanchek
    One of Rory Yanchek's core values is to help others. "I was raised to help others. I benefited from many generous acts from kind and thoughtful people in my life.
  • Maury Molin '76
    As Maury Molin '76 tells it, it all goes back to the fall semester of his senior year at East Stroudsburg State College.
  • Arthur '62 and
    Fannie Greene '62 Schisler
    Arthur '62 and Fannie Greene '62 Schisler, long-time donors to East Stroudsburg University, believe in "giving from whence you got."
  • David '76 M '84 and Moira Porteous '77 Hair
    Inspiration came from many sources to David '76 M '84 and Moira Porteous '77 Hair when they made the decision to leave East...
  • Bob Ott '70
    Sparked by the 50th anniversary of the 1968 East Stroudsburg College Championship Football Team, many things got Bob Ott '70 thinking about...
  • Kathy Waltz '70
    After Kathy Waltz '70 retired from elementary school teaching in the Scranton School District in 2011, she began to think there should be a place to leave...
  • Deborah Gebhardt '69
    If you've ever met Deborah Gebhardt '69, you might say she's done it all in her career - literally. That's because Gebhardt, who has a doctorate in biomechanics and anatomy, is nationally-known...