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  • Posted on: 14 July, 2014
    Scissortail Fisher Contest Winners Photo

    ADA – These high school students were honored with Fisher Awards during the Scissortail Creative Writing Festival held this spring at East Central University.

  • Posted on: 14 July, 2014
    Teaching Excellence Award Winners Photo

    ADA – Five East Central University faculty members were honored with Teaching Excellence Awards for 2013-14. The five were nominated by students and their peers. Pictured with Dr. Duane Anderson, provost and vice president for academic affairs (far left) and ECU President John R.

  • Posted on: 14 July, 2014

    ADA – Those planning to attend East Central University as freshmen this fall are required to attend one of the Beginning Freshmen Early Advisement and Enrollment Sessions in July.

    The open dates are the 10th, 15th, 17th and 22nd.  The advisement sessions begin at 12:15 p.m. each day.

    Space for each of these advisement and enrollment sessions is limited so reservations must be made by calling the ECU Academic Advising Center, at 580-559-5841. No last minute walk-ins will be accepted.

  • Posted on: 14 July, 2014
    Jennifer Hick Photo

    By Cathie Harding

    ADA - Jennifer Heck’s love of nursing and teaching has taken her to the next level of her career.

    Heck, instructor of nursing at East Central University, has received the first-ever University of Oklahoma College of Nursing Two-Year Family-Centered Nursing Science Predoctoral Scholarship.

    “I am very honored at having been selected,” Heck said.

  • Posted on: 14 July, 2014

    ADA – The East Central University Nursing Program at the University Center of Southern Oklahoma in Ardmore is offering the HESI (Health Education Systems, Inc.) or E2 exam, a test that helps determine entrance into the program, on July 25 and Sept. 6 at 617 W. Broadway in Ardmore.

  • Posted on: 14 July, 2014

    ADA – Prescription Drug Abuse: Crisis in Oklahoma will be the topic of discussion as East Central University and the Brandon Whitten Institute for Addiction and Recovery hosts a workshop on Friday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Estep Auditorium of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    The workshop, conducted by Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Director Darrell Weaver, will focus on prescription drug abuse, common drugs of abuse, the prescription monitoring program and laws regarding prescription drugs.

  • Posted on: 01 July, 2014
    The ECU Department of Health and Sciences Spring Awards Ceremony was held this spring.
  • Posted on: 01 July, 2014
    Billie Thrash accepts Distinguished Alum Award for husband William C. Thrash

    East Central University honored the late William C. Thrash with the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award during the ECU Foundation’s Evening of Honors and Recognition in May. Accepting the award for her husband was Billie Thrash (center). Also pictured are ECU President John R. Hargrave and Elizabeth Vezina, president of the ECU Alumni Association. William Thrash supervised, produced and/or directed a multitude of local, regional and national television productions in his more than 50-year career. He was the donor for the William C.


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