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  • Posted on: 08 August, 2013
    Left to right: Billie Floyd, Tyler Mills, Phyllis Danley

    Tyler Mills, a junior from Stratford, is pictured after receiving the Billie Fathree Floyd Elementary Education Scholarship at East Central University for 2013. The scholarship was established in the fall of 2012 by family and friends of Floyd, a longtime educator, Oklahoma State senator and civic leader. Also pictured with Mills are Floyd (left) and Phyllis Danley, executive director of the ECU Foundation. The scholarship is strictly awarded to an ECU student who plans to pursue a physical education teaching position at the elementary school level.

  • Posted on: 08 August, 2013
    Photo of the sculpture Shaker Man

    A significant share of Marquis Landrum’s personal sculpture collection has been bequeathed to East Central University, it was recently announced.

    The collection includes 27 three-dimensional works of non-western origin. Many of the more fragile artifacts will be displayed in cases in the gallery of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

  • Posted on: 08 August, 2013
    Sisters Charlsey Foster (center, left) and Breanna Foster (center, right) pose after receiving scholarship awards from the Oklahoma Veterans Council and the Mid-America Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America. At far left is Scott Ellis, government relations director for the Mid-America Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, and at the far right is Pete Peterson, chairman of the Oklahoma Veterans Council.

    ADA – Two Ada sisters, one an East Central University student and the other headed to the University of Oklahoma, were the recipients of scholarship awards from the Oklahoma Veterans Council and the Mid-America Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America in a ceremony held Monday.

     

  • Posted on: 07 August, 2013
    Four East Central University alumni and public school teachers were recently treated to a scholarship award to attend the recent Katy Morris Shakespeare Symposium, sponsored by the 34th Annual Oklahoma Shakespeare Festival in Durant. From left to right are: Katy Peercy, teacher at Tishomingo; Samantha Manuel, teacher at Seminole; Teresa Rothrock, associate professor in ECU’s Department of English and Languages and keynote speaker at the symposium; Erin Robertson, teacher at Byng; and Megan Cooper, teacher a

    ADA – Four East Central University alumni and public school teachers received scholarship awards to the Katy Morris Shakespeare Symposium (KMSS), sponsored by the 34th Annual Oklahoma Shakespeare Festival (OSF).

               

  • Posted on: 31 July, 2013

    ADA – The state economy, Oklahoma citizenry and individual Oklahomans are benefiting significantly from the state’s public colleges and universities, including East Central University, according to a new report from the Battelle Technology Partnership Practice.

     

  • Posted on: 30 July, 2013
    Photo of Linda Schaefer

    ADA – East Central University faculty member Linda Schaefer’s passion for photography will be on display Friday through Monday (Aug. 2-5) at the JRB Art at the Elms Gallery, located at 2810 N. Walker, in Oklahoma City.

    “I find beauty wherever I point a camera,” said Schaefer, whose exhibit is entitled “Sacred Places” and will be a part of Paseo’s First Friday Gallery Walk.

    Exhibition times are from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. each day.

  • Posted on: 26 July, 2013

    Dr. Doug Weirick lives what he teaches.

    The professor and chair of East Central University’s Environmental Health Science Department is concerned about global climate change. So concerned that he practices concepts he teaches about at ECU to help reduce climate change while at home and also at work on the university campus.

  • Posted on: 26 July, 2013
    ECU business student Emilia Smith poses behind a pile of recently donated designer clothes.

    A generous donation from the estate of Margaret Scott will benefit three departments at East Central University.

    Nearly 3,000 pieces and seven closets full of designer clothing and pairs of shoes, with a retail value of anywhere from $500,000 to $1 million, were donated to ECU’s Family and Consumer Science, Business and Drama Departments.

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