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  • Posted on: 28 March, 2012
    Photo of Dr. Diana Watson-Maile with her award.

    Dr. Diana Watson-Maile, chair of the Family and Consumer Sciences Department at East Central University, holds the award she received at the Oklahoma Association of Family and Consumer Sciences State Conference. She was presented the Lea O’Toole Research and Innovation Award for excellence in research and development of the FCS profession.

  • Posted on: 27 March, 2012
    Governor Anoatubby

    A presentation at the state Capitol recently showed legislators how the six universities that make up the Regional University System of Oklahoma, including East Central University, are working together to let the people of Oklahoma know how they are being served by the sister universities.

    The presentation on Higher Education Day featured a prominent alum from ECU, Northeastern State University, the University of Central Oklahoma and Northwestern, Southwestern and Southeastern Oklahoma State Universities.

  • Posted on: 26 March, 2012

    East Central University’s Russian Studies Program and Music Department will present “From the Land of the Firebird,” an evening of Russian poetry and song, at 7:30 p.m. March 27 [TUESDAY] in the Regents Room in Knight Hall. Admission is free.

    A silent auction will offer donated Russian items and the Russian Club will sell Russian chocolates to raise money for the Study Abroad Program.

    Performers will include ECU students and faculty. Musicians are faculty members Rudy Lupinski and Melody Baggech and students Sheena Stallings, Aaron Steinman and Jacob Stevens.

  • Posted on: 26 March, 2012

    A representative from East Central University’s Transfer Enrollment Center will visit Murray State College March 28 [WEDNESDAY] to talk with students thinking about transferring to ECU to complete a bachelor’s degree.

    &Kyle W. Gardner, ECU’s transfer enrollment manager, will be outside the cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students can talk with him about signing up to enroll at ECU on Transfer Enrollment Day on April 11.

  • Posted on: 16 March, 2012
    Photo of Nikki Dicerkson

    A high school student who at first “rebelled” against enrolling at East Central University now says coming to ECU was the right decision, after all.

    Nikki Dickerson, an ECU senior from Mustang, was one of three college students selected to speak during Higher Education Day activities recently at the state Capitol. She and Redlands Community College student Angie Bright and University of Oklahoma student Alyssa Loveless told several legislators, the presidents of about 10 colleges and universities and other college students what higher education meant to them.

  • Posted on: 16 March, 2012

    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey and recent Indiana poet laureate Norbert Krapf will be featured during the seventh annual Scissortail Creative Writing Festival April 5 – 7 [THURSDAY-SATURDAY] at East Central University in Ada.

    They will be among more than 50 regional, published and emerging authors who will read and discuss their work from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on April 5 and 6 and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 7. Each day is broken into several sessions. All sessions are free and open to the public.

  • Posted on: 16 March, 2012

    A new Oklahoma Business Week summer camp at East Central University will introduce up to 100 current Oklahoma 10th or 11th grade high school students to both the world of business and a college campus. Participants in the camp, from July 8-13, also have a chance to win prizes and scholarships to ECU.

  • Posted on: 16 March, 2012
    Photo of Mishana Ellison

    Students from Latta, Bartlesville, Grove, Miami, Moore, Tulsa and Vici were the grand prize winners in the 2012 Oklahoma State Science & Engineering Fair and the Oklahoma Junior Academy of Science State Meet held annually at East Central University in Ada.

    A combined 256 projects were in the competition for cash prizes and other awards.

    In the OSSEF, the $500 Best of Fair Award in Division I (grades 10 to 12) went to Mishana Ellison, a sophomore at Latta High School, for her project, “An examination of plant stomatal response to changing atmospheric conditions.”


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