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  • Posted on: 02 September, 2008

    Dr. Richard Rafes, president of East Central University, has joined fellow presidents and chancellors of NCAA Division II universities and signed a pledge to strive to provide a positive game environment at all athletics events on ECU's campus.

  • Posted on: 26 August, 2008

    Adults in Ada can sample a free yoga class at East Central University on Sept. 6 [SATURDAY] during Yoga Month 09.2008.

    Sponsored by ECU's Center of Continuing Education & Community Services, three introductory classes will be offered at three ability levels. No experience is necessary. The classes will be held in the atrium on the first floor of the University Center.

  • Posted on: 26 August, 2008

    Eathen Graham of Coalgate, a freshman at East Central University and a four-year member of ECU's Upward Bound Program, has received a $500 scholarship from the Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs.

    The association works toward educational opportunity for students in federal TRIO programs, which includes the Upward Bound program, and supports activities that enable participants to achieve their educational goals.

  • Posted on: 25 August, 2008

    New instructors in accounting, business administration, communications, education, English and languages, history, kinesiology, legal studies, mathematics, nursing and psychology have joined the faculty at East Central University. In addition, a facilities coordinator has been hired for the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The faculty members are:

    Jody M. Alford

  • Posted on: 25 August, 2008

    Faculty members from East Central University's Department of Music will open the concert season Thursday [AUG. 28] with standard works from the 20th Century.

    The free concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center, 14th and Rennie Sts. Composers include Milton Babbitt, Alberto Ginastera, Anton Webern, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Iannis Xenakis, Benjamin Britten, Paul Desmond and Alexandre Therepnine.

  • Posted on: 19 August, 2008

    Two women's-only team weight loss classes will begin in September at East Central University's Tommy Hewett M.D. Wellness Center. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays before and after work hours.

    Each class will be limited to five women and will offer a circuit-style format that includes strength training, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and nutrition education. Nationally certified personal trainer Arron Edwards, NSC-CPT, will lead the classes.

  • Posted on: 11 August, 2008

    Local businesses are welcome to participate in East Central University's Howdy Fair on Monday [AUG. 18], the first day of fall semester classes. Businesses will have an opportunity to acquaint students with their services from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the University Center lawn.

    The Howdy Fair is part of ECU's Welcome Week from Monday through Aug. 22 [FRIDAY]. In past years the businesses have provided "welcome goodies" for students.

  • Posted on: 06 August, 2008

    East Central University is looking for artifacts, memorabilia and stories to commemorate its history as the university prepares to celebrate its centennial in 2009.

    Examples of ECU artifacts and memorabilia include photographs of campus events, postcards, pennants, copies of early diplomas, event programs, scrapbooks, newspaper articles and books written by alumni and/or faculty.


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