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  • Posted on: 05 March, 2015

    You could refer to the Annie Moses Band as bluegrass, jazz, classical, gospel or country and still be correct.

    The band, which has logged 1,200-plus hours on PBS, played at Carnegie Hall and the Grand Ole Opry, will take the Ataloa Stage at East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 27 as part of the 2014-2015 Fine Arts Season.

    Tickets are $25 and may be purchased online at tickets.ecok.edu or at the box office the night of the show. ECU students are free. Non-ECU students may purchase tickets for $10.

  • Posted on: 27 February, 2015

    The little-known and intense confrontation between the American Marines and Japanese on the island of Peleliu in World War II will be shared by one who experienced and endured it firsthand.

    R.V. (Romus Valton) Burgin will speak at the Seventh Annual Louise Young Diversity Lecture at 7 p.m., March 10, in the Ataloa Theatre of East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The lecture is free and open to the public.

  • Posted on: 25 February, 2015

    The East Central University Department of Music will present the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Midwinter Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, at the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The symphonic band will be under the direction of Dr. Ben Finley, while the wind ensemble will be directed by Dr. Allen Correll.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

  • Posted on: 20 February, 2015

    True-life war stories about R V Burgin were shared in the blockbuster Emmy-Award winning HBO Series “The Pacific.” Now Burgin will personally share his stories at the Seventh Annual Louise Young Diversity Lecture at 7 p.m., March 10, at East Central University’s Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The event is free and open to the public.

  • Posted on: 19 February, 2015

    Making outstanding efforts and achievements in actively creating a safe and healthy environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors, East Central University was recently recognized as a Certified Healthy Oklahoma Campus at the excellence level.

    Additionally, ECU achieved an award as a Certified Healthy Oklahoma Business as well.

    The Certified Healthy Oklahoma Program showcases organizations and communities, and in this case campuses, that are committed to fostering environments that support healthy choices.

  • Posted on: 17 February, 2015

    The East Central University Music Department will present the Ninth Annual ECU Faculty, Students and Friends Composer Concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 23, at the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

    W.T. Skye Garcia, composer, is the concert series coordinator.

    The program will feature music composed by Steve Filkins, Dr. Benjamin T. Finley, Anna Tynsky, Tori Davison, Rudy Lupinski, Michael McCrea, Ashley Tucker, Kendra Grasser, Josey Allen, Zach Garcia, Steven Davidson and W.T. Skye Garcia.

  • Posted on: 09 February, 2015

    East Central University alumnus James Gaar, who has a passion for painting and appreciation for abstract expressionism, will have an exhibit from Feb. 16-March 13 at ECU’s Pogue Art Gallery.

    The exhibition is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays.

    Gaar earned his bachelor’s degree from ECU in 1966 and later picked up his graduate degree in art education from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1976.

  • Posted on: 06 February, 2015

    A night of Oklahoma City Thunder basketball, featuring pregame appearances on the court by the East Central University Chorale and the ECU Gold Program, will take place Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.

    Thunder and ECU fans can also enjoy a pregame party at Mickey Mantle’s Steakhouse.

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