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  • Posted on: 09 December, 2016

    ECU SCREENS is showing the Royal National Theatre's production of "The Threepenny Opera" at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    The running time is three hours and free ice-cream will be served during the 20-minute interval. The screening is free for ECU students, $10 general admission and rated “R” due to mature content.

  • Posted on: 09 December, 2016

    Three Oklahoma School for the Deaf graduates will walk across the East Central University stage to receive their master’s degrees on Saturday, December 10.

    The trio is currently employed by OSD, which is a division of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.

    Sisters Trudy Lynn Fox Mitchell and Donna Fox Saaty, who reside in Ada, will earn their master’s degrees in human resources administration and human services counseling respectively.

    Amanda Bowerman Chebultz, from Sulphur, will receive a master’s degree in educational leadership.

  • Posted on: 06 December, 2016

    The East Central University Chapter of Alpha Chi initiated 85 new students in a ceremony held on Nov. 15 in the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

    Alpha Chi is comprised of the top 10 percent of juniors and seniors at ECU. Students must have at least a 3.5 grade-point average to be eligible to join.  The objective of Alpha Chi is to promote and recognize superior scholarship and those elements of character which make scholarship effective for service. The society, founded in 1922, has more than 300 chapters.

    The inductees include (name, hometown):

  • Posted on: 06 December, 2016

    Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby will address East Central University graduate candidates for the 2016 fall semester on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 10 a.m. in the Kerr Activities Center.

    There are 210 candidates for bachelor’s degrees and 99 for master’s degrees.

    Anoatubby, an alum and 1972 graduate of ECU, has served as governor of the Chickasaw Nation since 1987. His effective leadership has led to ongoing growth within the tribe.

  • Posted on: 02 December, 2016

    Through the efforts of students in East Central University’s Department of Political Science and Legal Studies, 533 new voters were registered as ECU took first place in the White Division (institutions of 3,001 to 7,000 full-time enrollment) of the Oklahoma Campus Compact Voter Registration Contest.

    ECU registered 12.2 percent of its fulltime students during the registration drive which took place at a booth set up in front of the Horace Mann Building, Oct. 3-7. Northern Oklahoma College was second in the division at 6.3 percent.

  • Posted on: 01 December, 2016

    An idea popped into Christian Cody’s mind as he sat in an organizational behavior class at East Central University on Oct. 31, 2016.

    The senior business finance major from Tecumseh immediately jotted those ideas on an index card and has put his plan into action. As a result, Cody was the winner of ECU’s 2016 Tiger Tank Pitch Competition, three days later, on Nov. 3.

    Cody attributes that successful first-place effort to the education he has received through ECU’s Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business.

  • Posted on: 30 November, 2016

    Competing against choir professionals and more experienced singers, the East Central University Chorale claimed the top prize in the Mixed Choir: Level of Difficulty I category at the Golden State Choral Trophy 2016, an international competition conducted in Monterey, California, Nov. 24-25.

    The ECU Chorale vied for the trophy in the finals with four other choirs, two from the United States and two from Poland. Eighteen choirs in all were selected to take part in the festival, representing the Philippines, Croatia, Afghanistan, the Netherlands, Poland and the U.S.

  • Posted on: 30 November, 2016

    Twelve area teachers were recognized for excellence during East Central University’s 2016 Marvin Stokes Endowed Lectureship on Nov. 7 in the Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center. Pictured with Dr.


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