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  • Posted on: 10 January, 2013

    Eleven teachers were recently honored during East Central University’s Marvin Stokes Endowed Lecture, hosted by East Central University’s College of Education and Psychology. Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year for 2012, Elaine Hutchison, delivered the lecture.

  • Posted on: 24 December, 2012

    East Central University nursing instructor Jeff Jordan has been inducted as a Fellow into the prestigious Academy of Emergency Nurses, it was recently announced in Des Plaines, Ill.

    The AEN fellowship is an honor recognizing emergency nurses for their contributions to patient care in and out of the emergency department.

  • Posted on: 24 December, 2012

    Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby will address candidates for bachelor’s and master’s degrees during fall Commencement ceremonies at East Central University on Saturday, Dec. 15.

    The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. in the Kerr Activities Center for 242 candidates for bachelor’s degrees and 102 candidates for master’s degrees.

    Anoatubby has served as governor of the Chickasaw Nation since 1987. His effective leadership has led to ongoing growth within the tribe.

  • Posted on: 24 December, 2012


    East Central University is all about second chances.

    ECU and Oklahoma’s Adult Degree Completion Program, called Reach Higher, make it possible to return to college while working and raising a family.

    “With the new year coming, it’s a perfect opportunity to get a fresh start or second chance toward obtaining your bachelor’s degree in a flexible format that’s very convenient,” said Dr. Shirley Mixon, Professor of Business and Director of the Oklahoma Degree Completion Program.

  • Posted on: 24 December, 2012


    One-hundred and one East Central University students were inducted into the Oklahoma Gamma Chapter of Alpha Chi, a national college honor society, in a Dec. 4 induction ceremony.

    Membership in Alpha Chi is limited to no more than 10 percent of the junior and senior classes. At ECU, students must have a least a 3.5 grade-point average to be eligible to join.

  • Posted on: 24 December, 2012
    Charles Magabi, ECU President John Hargrave, Richard Kirabira and Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby

    An act of generosity by Richard Kirabira and Charles Mugabi came full circle at East Central University’s fall graduation on Saturday, Dec. 15.

    Their life-changing act in March of 2010 has led to the two Ugandan men obtaining their master’s degrees during ceremonies at ECU’s Kerr Activities Center.

  • Posted on: 19 December, 2012
    Harper (center)

    East Central University student Morgan Harper (center) is the recipient of the new Bob Bennett Fine Arts Scholarship. The scholarship is named in memory of ECU alum Bob Bennett, who practiced law for 50 years and was an avid guitarist. Harper is a junior sacred music major from Comanche. The centennial scholarship comes from donations made by friends and family of Bennett. Also pictured are: Phyllis Danley (left), executive director of the East Central University Foundation, and Sally Bennett, widow of Bob Bennett.

  • Posted on: 15 December, 2012

    A three-day class on Photovoltaic Systems Technology will be offered Tuesday through Thursday [DEC. 20-22] at East Central University.  There is no charge for the free class which is sponsored by The Southern Oklahoma Green Jobs Training Consortium.


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