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  • Posted on: 25 November, 2008

    The Rotaract Club at East Central University will host Rotary International District 5770 Water Project chair Brian Henderson at 2 p.m. Wednesday [DEC. 3] in the Regents Room of the Memorial Student Union. ECU students, faculty, staff and the Ada community are invited to attend.

    Henderson is a Rotarian from Sayre. He will speak about Rotary's project to provide water filters to villages in areas of Honduras that have no access to clean drinking water.

  • Posted on: 24 November, 2008

    John Rutter's "Requiem" will be performed by the East Central University Choir at 7:30 p.m. Monday [DEC. 1] at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Ada.

    Dr. Steven Walker, ECU professor of music, will conduct the 54-member choir.

  • Posted on: 21 November, 2008

    The deadline to sign up for a tour of Spain in East Central University's Study Abroad Program is Dec. 1 [MONDAY]. Participants can earn three hours of academic credit in Spanish culture or language as they experience Spain's culture and history and immersion in the Spanish language.

  • Posted on: 21 November, 2008

    Students in East Central University's Social Work Practice II class listen as Ada Mayor Barbara Young (far right) reads a proclamation at ECU declaring Nov. 19 Adoption Awareness Day in Ada. The proclamation encourages citizens, community agencies, religious organizations and businesses to honor families that have adopted children. The class distributed information about the need for adoption on Nov. 19 as part of National Adoption Awareness Month.

  • Posted on: 20 November, 2008

    Dr. Richard Rafes, president of East Central University, announced today [Nov. 20] that he has been selected as the new president of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) in Lewisburg, W.V.

    He will assume his new position Feb. 1, 2009.

  • Posted on: 19 November, 2008

    Eight outstanding students at East Central University in Ada have been named recipients of Chesapeake Cartography Scholarships. Dr. Gregory Plumb, professor and chair of the Department of Cartography and Geography, announced the awards, which range from $1,000 to $1,500. The scholarship program is in its second year.

  • Posted on: 18 November, 2008

    New works by Ada composers Victoria Davison and Rudy Lupinski will begin the University Chorale's concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday [NOV. 24] at the First United Methodist Chapel.

    Dr. Steven Walker, East Central University professor of music, will direct the select 22-member Chorale in Davison and Lupinski's "Song For Lord Jesus" and "In The Still of Evening."

  • Posted on: 18 November, 2008

    Approximately 11,843 children are living in some type of foster care setting in Oklahoma, according to the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. Many have spent their lives in this "temporary" situation and have moved within the child welfare system more times than they care to remember.

    As of Nov. 11, there were 2,569 children in foster care with a goal of adoption, the DHS said.


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