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  • Posted on: 11 March, 2016

    The American acting icon of the 80s, Molly Ringwald, is coming to East Central University for “An Evening with Molly Ringwald.”

    On April 7, 2016, she will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre at the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

  • Posted on: 11 March, 2016

    From being on the “dean’s squad” to serving as a volunteer and mentor to achieving high academic honors, Trevor Sutton’s life as an East Central University student was busy but beneficial.

    Sutton finished strong after being involved in ECU’s new Business Scholars Program. He achieved a master’s degree in accounting from the university this past fall and, as a result, was the first graduate to come out of the program, which is part of the Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business and sponsored by Kellogg & Sovereign Consulting, LLC, of Ada.

  • Posted on: 10 March, 2016

    Dr. James Burke, chairman of the East Central University Human Resources Department, received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers at the group’s annual conference, March 3-5, in Norman.

    Burke, a licensed clinical social worker, was nominated for the award by fellow social worker Dr. Carol Bridges, a retired professor from ECU.

  • Posted on: 02 March, 2016

    Come listen and enjoy the Punch and Pie Jazz Concert, presented by the East Central University Department of Music, at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 6, in the Stanley Wagner Ballroom of ECU’s Memorial Student Union.

    The concert, which is free and open to the public, will feature the Ada High School Jazz Ensemble, directed by Richard Howard; ECU Jazz Ensemble, directed by Kirk Palmer and Ada Jazz Orchestra.


  • Posted on: 29 February, 2016

    “Fluid-Induced Earthquakes: Insights from Hydrogeology and Poro-mechanics,” will be the topic of discussion as Dr. Shemin Ge presents East Central University’s Birdsall-Dreiss Lecture set for Thursday, March 3, at 4 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Center inside the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will offer an overview and physical insights of fluid-induced seismicity from hydrologic and poro-mechanics perspectives.

  • Posted on: 25 February, 2016

    East Central University’s Wind Ensemble and Symphonic band will present music of Karrick, Sousa and Sparke during its Midwinter Concert on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 3 p.m. in the Dorothy Summers Theatre.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

    The Symphonic Band will be performing “Critical Mass” by Doug Stalter, “Nettleton” by Johnnie Vinson and “Urban Dances” by Eril Morales.

    The Wind Ensemble is performing the first movement of “A Sacred Suite” by Brant Karrick, “Riders for the Flag” by Sousa and “Hymn of the Highlands” by Philip Sparke.

  • Posted on: 23 February, 2016

    Twenty years after playing the role of Tevye in “Fiddler on the Roof” at East Central University, Jamie Davis is back to do it again.

    Davis, 46, will perform the role of the father of five daughters in the ECU Theatre and Music Department’s 2016 production of “Fiddler on the Roof,” set for March 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. each night at the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

  • Posted on: 23 February, 2016
    Emelia Robinson, who plays Grandma Tzeitel, is fitted for a dress by costume designer Raegan Thomas in preparation for East Central University’s 2016 production of “Fiddler on the Roof.” The production is set for March 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. each night in the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The East Central University Theatre and Music Departments will present “Fiddler on the Roof,” March 3-5, in the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The performances begin at 7:30 p.m. each night.

    “Fiddler on the Roof” is set in 1905 pre-revolutionary Russia. The story centers on a philosophical milkman named Tevye, with his witted-tongued wife Golde and their five daughters – Tzeitel, Hodel, Chava, Sphrintze and Bielke.


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