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  • Posted on: 19 August, 2011

    In an effort to reduce motor vehicle-related deaths and injury, the leading killer of children under 14, Safe Kids Oklahoma will sponsor a car seat checkup event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday [Aug. 25] during Family Fun Night at Wintersmith Park in Ada.

    The car seat checkup will be held in collaboration with Smart Start South Central, the Chickasaw Nation, ECU Child Care Resource and Referral, East Central University and Ada Regional United Way.            

  • Posted on: 17 August, 2011
    Photo of scholarship recipient

    Kevin Danel (center) of Hartshorne is named the Outstanding Student in Management Information Systems at East Central University. The presentation was made at the School of Business’ annual awards banquet by Wendell Godwin (left), dean of ECU’s School of Business, and Randy Harp, a 2004 ECU Distinguished Alumnus and the co-chief executive officer, chief operating officer and president of Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc. in Ada. Danel also received a scholarship for 2011-12, the Kenneth Rhynes Memorial Award, at the banquet last spring. 

  • Posted on: 16 August, 2011
    Photo of scholarship recipient

    Christopher Dalley (right) of Davis, a student at East Central University, is congratulated by Wendell Godwin, dean of ECU’s School of Business, for receiving the Charles Fletcher Endowed Accounting Scholarship for the 2011-12 academic year that began Aug. 15. Dalley received the scholarship last spring at the school’s annual awards luncheon.

  • Posted on: 11 August, 2011
    Photo of scholarship recipients

    Seventeen East Central University students have been awarded funding under the NASA National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program for the 2011-12 academic year.

    The awards are competitive and applications are reviewed by a committee on campus. Awards are in the form of scholarship and research stipends and range from $800 to $2,000 for the academic year.

  • Posted on: 10 August, 2011

    Classes will begin Monday [AUG. 15] at East Central University. Enrollment remains near the record number set last fall, and residence halls are almost full. The last day to enroll is Friday [AUG. 19].

  • Posted on: 09 August, 2011

    business scholarship winners

  • Posted on: 28 July, 2011

    The performer/songwriter who co-wrote “Eye of the Tiger” for Sylvester Stallone’s “Rocky III,” comedians, other musicians and a bonus Christmas program by America's premier doo-wop group are included in East Central University’s 2011-12 Fine Arts Season, along with regular ECU theatre and music productions.

    Season tickets are on sale until Sept. 1 for six national touring productions and five ECU Theatre and ECU Opera performances.

  • Posted on: 18 July, 2011

    East Central University will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit Oct. 31 and Nov. 2 by a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. ECU has been accredited by the commission from 1922-1934 and since 1947. ECU’s accreditation is at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels.


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