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  • Posted on: 24 August, 2012

    At East Central University, there’s an outlet for settling disputes.

    The program, known as Early Settlement-East Central, helps area residents by providing mediators to assist with conflict resolution. The Early Settlement program trains volunteers, who become well versed in dispute resolution skills. These volunteers ultimately obtain certification through the Oklahoma Supreme Court to serve the community as mediators.

  • Posted on: 24 August, 2012
    Photo of the newly hired faculty

    Eighteen new instructors have been added to East Central University’s faculty as the institution embarks on the 2012-13 school term.

    New faculty members are:

  • Posted on: 21 August, 2012

    Patrick Reynolds, founder and executive director of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free America, will speak on the East Central University campus on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 7 p.m.

    The event, which is hosted by the STOP Coalition (Stomp Tobacco Outta Pontotoc County) in conjunction with the ECU-Brandon Whitten Institute, will be held at the Estep Multimedia Center, located in the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    Reynolds, the grandson of tobacco titan R.J. Reynolds, has been an acclaimed speaker who motivates, inspires, entertains and educates youth toward a smoke-free society.

  • Posted on: 19 August, 2012

    Inspiring business leaders of tomorrow was the goal of Oklahoma Business Week and the foundation was established at the first-ever event on the East Central University campus, July 8-13.

    High School seniors, juniors and sophomores converged on the ECU campus to gain a firsthand experience in the world of business. Students got a chance to interact and learn from community business leaders as well as gain skills in leadership, communication, team-building, responsibility, money management, entrepreneurship, marketing and more.

  • Posted on: 17 August, 2012

    East Central University’s Upward Bound program has received a five-year grant renewal to partner with 12 area high schools in helping low-income individuals and potential first-generation college students pursue and obtain a higher-education degree.

  • Posted on: 15 August, 2012

    Season tickets are on sale from now until Sept. 6 for the 2012-2013 East Central University Fine Arts Season at the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center on the ECU campus.

    The season ticket package, at a cost of $140, includes seven national touring shows, four ECU Theatre productions and all ECU vocal and instrumental concerts along with national/local art shows.

  • Posted on: 08 August, 2012

    Two East Central University alumni reunions are scheduled this month. The first is set for Oklahoma City on Saturday, Aug. 11, and the second will be held in Ada, Friday, Aug. 17.

    The ECU Oklahoma City Area Alumni Reunion will be held in the Remington Suite of Remington Park, beginning at 6 p.m. Transportation will be provided from ECU to Oklahoma City for alums wanting to attend the event during the opening weekend of thoroughbred horse racing.

  • Posted on: 04 August, 2012

    East Central University’s Cami Correa is one of five recipients of the 2012 Great American Conference Degree Completion Award, it was announced on Friday by the league office in Russellville, Ark.

    Correa, who just completed her two-year softball playing career with the Lady Tigers, will receive a $1,500 award from the GAC. There were 12 applicants and Correa was one of the five selected by virtue of her academic and athletic standings as well as financial needs for the upcoming year.


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