The Innovation Center exterior at daytime

    Innovation Center

    The region's hub for entrepreneurship.

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    Past speaker Chris Paradysz

    Speaker Series

    Meet entrepreneurs who are changing the world.

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    Economic Outlook Summit attendees engaged in conversation around a table

    Economic Outlook Summit

    Assessing the economic pulse of the region.

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    The Innovation Center exterior at daytime

    Innovation Center

    The region's hub for entrepreneurship.

    Learn more
    Past speaker Chris Paradysz

    Speaker Series

    Meet entrepreneurs who are changing the world.

    Learn more
    Economic Outlook Summit attendees engaged in conversation around a table

    Economic Outlook Summit

    Assessing the economic pulse of the region.

    Learn more

    East Stroudsburg University division of Economic Development & Entrepreneurship (EDE) addresses the critical role higher education plays in economic development to position the university as a leader in innovation, entrepreneurship, research, and workforce training.

    • Mission: The ESU division of Economic Development and Entrepreneurship's mission is to generate innovative and entrepreneurial initiatives that enrich the university's learning environment and engage the greater community in driving economic growth.
    • Vision: The ESU division of Economic Development and Entrepreneurship will be recognized as a catalyst for university-based economic development and entrepreneurship that transforms the region.

    The EDE team works closely with students, faculty, staff and business partners in addressing regional, national and international economic development opportunities.

    Team

    Mary Frances Postupack
    Name
    Mary Frances Postupack
    Title
    Vice President, Economic Development and Entrepreneurship
    P:
    (570) 422-7920
    Campus Address
    Innovation Center
    Sarah Goodrich
    Name
    Sarah Goodrich
    Title
    Coordinator, Conference Services
    P:
    (570) 422-3167
    Campus Address
    403 Normal Street
    Nicole Chinnici
    Name
    Nicole Chinnici
    Title
    Laboratory Director, Dr. Jane Huffman Wildlife Genetics Institute
    P:
    (570) 422-7891
    Campus Address
    Innovation Center
    Samantha Werkheiser
    Name
    Samantha Werkheiser
    Title
    Clerical Assistant
    P:
    (570) 422-7905
    Campus Address
    Innovation Center
    Jamie Kizer
    Name
    Jamie Kizer
    Title
    Interim Director, Entrepreneurship
    P:
    (570) 422-7995
    Campus Address
    Innovation Center
    Breanna Betarie
    Name
    Breanna Betarie
    Title
    Career Adviser, Career Development
    P:
    (570) 422-3045
    Campus Address
    University Center, 2nd Floor
    Debbie Smith
    Name
    Debbie Smith
    Title
    Acting Director, Career Development
    P:
    (570) 422-3035
    Campus Address
    University Center, 2nd Floor
    Sarada Jailal
    Name
    Sarada Jailal
    Title
    Executive Assistant
    P:
    (570) 422-7956
    Campus Address
    Innovation Center, 3rd Floor

    Contact Us

    If you have questions about Economic Development & Entrepreneurship at ESU, please contact Mary Frances Postupack at (570) 422-7920 or mpostupack@esu.edu.

    Contact Information

    Campus Address
    ESU Innovation Center, 562 Independence Road
    Phone:
    (570) 422-7920
    Title of Department Leader
    Vice President, Economic Development & Entrepreneurship
    Name
    Mary Frances Postupack