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  • Posted on: 15 September, 2009

    Student musicians, singers and dancers will be the first performers on the giant stage of the Ataloa Theatre at 7 p.m. Sept. 25-26 [FRIDAY-SATURDAY] in East Central University's new Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center in a show full of music, 100 years of university memories, innovative costumes and authentic fashions, even a 1930's wool bathing suit.

  • Posted on: 11 September, 2009

    A $900,000 grant has been awarded to East Central University to provide scholarships and additional educational opportunities to students who commit to teach high school mathematics for six years in a "high-need" school district in Oklahoma.

    ECU is the first university in Oklahoma to ever receive the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Grant. The five-year grant is funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation.

  • Posted on: 11 September, 2009

    Veterans with ties to East Central University over the last 100 years will be honored during a tribute at 3 p.m. Sept. 23 [WEDNESDAY] on the Crabtree Honor Plaza during ECU's Centennial celebration. The plaza is between Science Hall and the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

  • Posted on: 10 September, 2009

    Valerie McWhorter has been named East Central University's academic adviser for McAlester and the surrounding areas.

    "I am excited to serve the many students of the area with the opportunities that ECU can provide through the McAlester campus of Eastern Oklahoma State College," she said. "Students are taking advantage of many of those opportunities."

  • Posted on: 10 September, 2009

    What effect does working in Washington, D.C., for a summer have on an East Central University student from Jamaica?

    "I realized how influential the United States is," said Jomain McKenzie, "not only to its citizens but to the entire international community -- this country makes things happen.

  • Posted on: 09 September, 2009

    When Tana Lala came to Latta High School as a 17-year-old exchange student, civil unrest was rampant in her native Albania and war was raging in neighboring Kosovo. So she stayed in Ada and enrolled at East Central University. The rest, as they say, is history.

    Lala went on to become the first international student to be awarded the prestigious George Nigh Award as ECU's top graduating senior. She was the 2003 recipient.

  • Posted on: 09 September, 2009

    A workshop for area teachers and East Central University students on "Dealing with Atrocity and Controversy in the Public School Classroom" will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 11 [FRIDAY] in the Regents Room in ECU's Memorial Student Union.

  • Posted on: 03 September, 2009

    After seeing the new H1N1 (swine) flu sweep through campuses throughout the country, East Central University is taking extra precautions to educate students, faculty and staff.


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