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  • Posted on: 19 December, 2007

    East Central University's administrative offices will close at 5 p.m. Friday (DEC. 21) and reopen at 8 a.m. Jan. 3 (THURSDAY).

    ECU faculty members will return to the campus on Jan. 7 [MONDAY[. Orientation for beginning freshmen will be held on Jan. 8 [TUESDAY], as well as regular enrollment for any students who have not enrolled for the spring semester.

    Spring classes will begin on Jan. 9 [WEDNESDAY].

  • Posted on: 14 December, 2007

    Dr. Micheal Thompson, a successful businessman and professor of marketing and management at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., has been named dean of East Central University's School of Business. He will join the university on Feb. 1.

    He succeeds Dr. Bill Chapman who had served as interim dean since July.

  • Posted on: 13 December, 2007

    The first new Steinway pianos in East Central University's program initiative to become an all-Steinway school have been delivered to ECU's Music Department.

    The three Boston UP-118S Studio Upright pianos, designed by the famous piano manufacturer Steinway and Sons, also are the department's first purchase of new pianos in more than 10 years and the first multiple purchase in more than 20 years.

  • Posted on: 11 December, 2007

    For a semester, now, 28 students - all scared at first - have pushed their chairs into a circle every Thursday night to begin their class.

    A class inside a prison.

  • Posted on: 11 December, 2007

    Tours to art museums and wildlife areas are planned from January through March by the Center of Continuing Education and Community Services at East Central University. All tour prices include transportation, entrance fees and guide. Lunch is not included in the cost.

    A Winter Eagle and Snow Geese Tour on Jan. 12 [SATURDAY] will provide an easy opportunity to see both Oklahoma eagles and waterfowl. The cost is $45.

  • Posted on: 04 December, 2007

    For a semester, now, 28 students - all scared at first - have pushed their chairs into a circle every Thursday night to begin their class.

    A class inside a prison.

  • Posted on: 04 December, 2007

    Michelle McGee of Marietta has been selected as the first recipient of the Cara's Kids Scholarship awarded to an outstanding dancer at East Central University. The $250 scholarship was presented by Cara Crawford, director of the Central Oklahoma Dance Center in Ada.

    McGee, a senior, was selected for outstanding scholarship, dance technology and performance.

  • Posted on: 04 December, 2007

    Dr. Arlie Daniel, professor of communication at East Central University, has been selected for inclusion in the 2008 edition of the biographical directory "Who's Who in the World." 

    Daniel, who taught high school for nine years before coming to ECU in 1981, has won three awards for teaching excellence, the Central States Young Teacher Award in 1985, the ECU Teaching Excellence Award in 1995 and the Linscheid Distinguished Teaching Award in 2006.

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