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  • Posted on: 03 June, 2011

    Persons interested in earning a bachelor of social work degree from East Central University can attend an informational meeting at 6 p.m. June 21 [Tuesday] in Room 111 at the Eastern Oklahoma State College campus in McAlester.

    The social work program offers opportunities for students interested in working in child welfare and those who wish to work with older adults.

    ECU professors will teach three beginning-level courses for the BSW degree this fall at McAlester.

  • Posted on: 03 June, 2011

     Students with high academic performance during the spring 2011 semester have been listed on the President’s and Deans’ Honor Rolls at East Central University.

                    The President’s Honor Roll is reserved for students who earned A's in all their courses for a perfect 4.0 grade point average. The Deans’ Honor Roll lists students who have at least a 3.33 grade point average with no grade lower than a C. At least 12 credit hours must be completed successfully during the semester to be included on either honor roll.

  • Posted on: 27 May, 2011

    The Brandon Whitten Institute for Addiction & Recovery officially opened at East Central University Friday [MAY 27] with a ribbon cutting by the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce. The institute works to educate ECU students, as well as community agencies, schools and individuals, about substance abuse and recovery issues.BWI Ribbon Cutting

  • Posted on: 26 May, 2011
    Artist Nel Byrd

    Enrollment is now open for master artist Nel Dorn Byrd’s watercolor workshop Aug. 3-5 at East Central University. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.           

  • Posted on: 26 May, 2011

    Summer school starts June 1 [WEDNESDAY] at East Central University with a carpooling program to help cut transportation costs for students, staff and faculty who live outside Ada.           

    “Gas prices are high,” said ECU President John Hargrave, “but we don’t want that to keep anyone from coming to school this summer. We’re happy to offer this program because it could save students money.”           

  • Posted on: 24 May, 2011

    Pros for Africa founder Reggie Whitten (third from left), visits with Ugandan students Richard Kirabira (second from left) and Charles Mugabi at the inauguration of East Central University President John Hargrave (left). When the Ugandan men refused compensation for helping Hargrave during a Pros for Africa trip to Uganda, the organization offered to pay for their education at ECU.</body></html>

  • Posted on: 19 May, 2011

    Courses in education, psychology, library media specialist, human resources, nursing and university studies will be offered by East Central University again this summer at the Ardmore Higher Education Center. ECU faculty will teach a total of 39 graduate and undergraduate courses.

  • Posted on: 16 May, 2011

    East Central University is among 21 business and higher education partnerships throughout the state recognized for their innovative collaborations that further the education of Oklahoma’s workforce.


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