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  • Posted on: 18 April, 2008

    For the first time since 1982, two students will receive the prestigious George Nigh Award which is presented annually to East Central University's top senior.

    James E. Brown III of Cushing and Aradhna Pillai of Nadi, Fiji, each will receive the $500 award Tuesday [APRIL 22] from former Gov. George Nigh at a luncheon in the South Dining Hall of Taff Cafeteria in ECU's Memorial Student Union.

  • Posted on: 17 April, 2008

    A new musical setting by Ada composers Victoria Davison and Rudy Lupinski of a 9th century text used mainly in Catholic Holy Thursday services will be premiered Monday [APRIL 21] by the East Central University Chorale.

    "Ubi Caritas Et Amor," which means "where charity and love are, God is there," will be performed in a concert of the University Chorale, University Chorus and ECU's Woodwind Ensembles at 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

  • Posted on: 16 April, 2008

    The southern Oklahoma premiere of the "The Unforeseen," an independent documentary about water resource and development, will cap the activities of the fifth annual Water Festival/Ada Earthday event Tuesday [APRIL 22] at East Central University.

  • Posted on: 15 April, 2008

    The 53rd Annual Student Exhibition has opened in the East Central University Gallery in the Art Department to highlight students' work in ceramics, drawings, digital images, paintings, prints, sculpture and watercolors.

    "This year's exhibit is so large it fills two galleries and includes the student gallery," said Dr. Brad Jessop, department chair.

  • Posted on: 15 April, 2008

    Noted percussionists will conduct clinics and three percussion ensembles will perform concerts Saturday [APRIL 19] during East Central University’s third annual Day of Percussion.

    All events are free and open to the public. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. in ECU's University Center and door prizes will be awarded at each session.

  • Posted on: 11 April, 2008

    Three Oklahoma Teachers of the Year will be inducted into the Gene and Evelyn Keefer ECU Educators Hall of Fame at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday [APRIL 16] in East Central University's Danley Hall atrium.

    The inductees are Pat Kellogg Roller, George E. Abshire and Stephanie Canada, the current Oklahoma Teacher of the Year.

  • Posted on: 11 April, 2008

    An endowment has been established in the East Central University Foundation Inc. by Richard and Sharon Bays of Davis in honor and memory of their daughter, Shelby Jane Bays.

    The Shelby Jane Bays Memorial Scholarship will be awarded each year to an upper division student who is preparing for a career in dentistry or the medical profession. Priority will be given to students majoring in biology, physics or chemistry, in that order.

  • Posted on: 08 April, 2008

    A number of business and community volunteers are planning to read to youngsters in child care centers throughout Ada next week [APRIL 14-18] during the national Week of the Young Child, a time that honors young children and all those who make a difference in children's lives.

    East Central University's Child Care Resource & Referral office has asked Ada to come together for children during the week that will be observed nationally from April 13-19.

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