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  • Posted on: 03 September, 2009

    Eleven ECU students have been awarded funding under the NASA National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program for the 2009-2010 academic year.

    The awards are competitive and applications are reviewed by a committee on campus. Awards are in the form of scholarship and research stipends and range from $350 to $2,000 for the academic year.

  • Posted on: 03 September, 2009

    Health care courses are being offered online and in the classroom by East Central University's Continuing Professional Education program. All classes are non-credit certification courses.

    In-class courses include EKG Technician Certification, Medical Billing and Coding Certification, Pharmacy Technician and Phlebotomy Technician Certification.

  • Posted on: 03 September, 2009

    The East Central University Physics Department is looking for all physics graduates from ECU. The department will host a Centennial Physics Alumni Reunion Oct. 30-31 to celebrate 100 Years of Physics at ECU.

  • Posted on: 02 September, 2009

    Fall enrollment at East Central University is up by 5.6 percent over fall 2008, ECU officials said. ECU has 4,633 undergraduate and graduate students this fall, or 244 more than a year ago.

  • Posted on: 02 September, 2009

    Even though they live on opposite sides of the world, the excitement, anxiety and concerns are the same -- at least for the parents of three college students.

  • Posted on: 28 August, 2009

    Its work with military veterans has earned East Central University a plaque and a spot on G.I. Jobs magazine's list of military-friendly schools for 2010.

    ECU ranks in the magazine's top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools which are doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students.

  • Posted on: 26 August, 2009

    Reggie Whitten admits he once thought drug and alcohol addicts were bad people who made bad choices and who didn't want to quit their habit -- and that he was in denial long after he discovered his own "nearly perfect" son was a drug and alcohol addict.

    "Why don't you just stop?" he said he asked his son, Brandon.

    Later, addictions killed his son, he said.

  • Posted on: 24 August, 2009

    New faculty members in kinesiology, accounting, math, education, nursing, biology, computer science, social work and communications have begun teaching at East Central University. A new librarian, an academic adviser in McAlester and a new director of institutional research also have been added.

    The new faculty members are:

    Riley W. Bailey


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