Future Tasting Tuesday events will feature food, beverages, confectionaries and condiments made in the Poconos. Each event will showcase the product story, a product sampling and ample time for innovative conversations.

The inaugural Tasting Tuesday event "ESU Innovates and Educates with Craft Beer Entrepreneurs" was held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. A brief overview of the program is featured below:

Dr. Alison Feeney, author of the book For the Love of Beer: Pennsylvania’s Breweries will be the featured speaker.

Alison Feeney inspecting a glass of liquorDr. Feeney is a professor of geography and earth sciences at Shippensburg University. Also presenting during the event will be regional craft beer entrepreneurs who will tell their business and creative stories of the brewing industry: Shawnee Craft Brewing Company, Barley Creek Brewing Company, and Mountain View Vineyard, Winery and Brewery. A pop-up craft beer tasting room experience for students, beer entrepreneurs, and faculty who are 21 years and older will further enhance the Tasting Tuesday educational experience.

ESU Innovates and Educates with Craft Beer Entrepreneurs is supported by an Out of the Box grant funded by the Office of the Provost at ESU.

The grant was awarded to Dr. Nancy VanArsdale, Professor of English, Dr. Andrea McClanahan, Professor of Communication, and Dr. Stanley Li-Ming Chiang, associate professor, Department Chair, Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management.

Dr. Alison Feeney, author of the book For the Love of Beer: Pennsylvania’s Breweries will be the featured speaker.

Alison Feeney inspecting a glass of liquorDr. Feeney is a professor of geography and earth sciences at Shippensburg University. Also presenting during the event will be regional craft beer entrepreneurs who will tell their business and creative stories of the brewing industry: Shawnee Craft Brewing Company, Barley Creek Brewing Company, and Mountain View Vineyard, Winery and Brewery. A pop-up craft beer tasting room experience for students, beer entrepreneurs, and faculty who are 21 years and older will further enhance the Tasting Tuesday educational experience.

ESU Innovates and Educates with Craft Beer Entrepreneurs is supported by an Out of the Box grant funded by the Office of the Provost at ESU.

The grant was awarded to Dr. Nancy VanArsdale, Professor of English, Dr. Andrea McClanahan, Professor of Communication, and Dr. Stanley Li-Ming Chiang, associate professor, Department Chair, Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management.

Contact Us

Please contact Economic Development and Entrepreneurship with any questions about Tasting Tuesdays.

Contact Information

Campus Address
ESU Innovation Center, 562 Independence Road
Phone:
(570) 422-7966
Fax:
(570) 422-7951 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Vice President, Economic Development & Entrepreneurship
Name
Mary Frances Postupack
Phone:
(570) 422-7966