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  • Posted on: 01 December, 2011
    Photo of Terry West

    Shawnee attorney Terry W. West, a graduate of Francis High School who attended East Central University in 1956 and 1957, will address candidates for bachelor’s and master’s degrees during fall Commencement ceremonies on Dec. 10.

    The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. in Kerr Activities Center for 217 candidates for bachelor’s degrees and 92 candidates for master’s degrees.

    West transferred from ECU to the University of Oklahoma where he completed an undergraduate degree in 1961. He earned a law degree in 1966 from the University of Tulsa Law School.

  • Posted on: 30 November, 2011

    The Oklahoma Arts Council and the Arts District of Ada are partnering to present a Town Hall Meeting for the Arts at East Central University on Nov. 30 [WEDNESDAY] to provide an overview of Council grants and programs available for organizations, schools, artists and local governments.

    The meeting will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Regents Room in ECU’s Knight Hall.

  • Posted on: 30 November, 2011
    Bruce Peil

    A landscape artist widely recognized for his oil paintings of the American West will teach a three-day workshop Dec. 13-15 [TUESDAY-THURSDAY] at East Central University. Bruce Peil, a native Oklahoman who lives in Athens, Texas, will conduct his American Landscape Art Workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day in ECU’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    Peil, whose paintings are in many corporate and private collections, also teaches workshops at his studio in Athens, Texas, where he and his wife operate an artist retreat.

  • Posted on: 29 November, 2011
    Photo of Alley Cats
    If Thanksgiving turkey and Black Friday specials don’t get you into the holiday spirit, a special Christmas show at East Central University should do the trick.
    The Alley Cats, America's premier Doo-Wop group, will present their Christmas show, “Jingle Bell Rock – A Harmoniously Hysterical Holiday Hit,” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 [TUESDAY] in the Ataloa Theatre in ECU’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Theatre.
  • Posted on: 28 November, 2011
    Photo of ECU Singers
    The East Central University Chorale and the ECU Singers will perform two new works by Ada composers Victoria Davison and Rudy Lupinski in concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28 [MONDAY] at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
    Dr. Steve Walker, ECU professor of music, conducts both groups. Accompanists will be Dr. Starla Hibler and Rudy Lupinski, piano, and Juliana Overmier, flute. The concert is open to the public and admission is free.
  • Posted on: 21 November, 2011
    Photo a home in the tour

     The home of Jim and Shelley Hamby

    Rumors claim the home of Jim and Shelley Hamby, built in 1939 at 405 N. Crown Point Dr., once was a bootlegger’s home.

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     The home of Jerry and LaVonda Jones

  • Posted on: 15 November, 2011
    A scene from Shot In The Dark
    A wealthy family’s chauffeur is murdered and all the evidence points to their maid. It’s an open-and-shut case – until a young magistrate talks with the maid and decides she is innocent in “A Shot in the Dark,” a comic mystery that runs Thursday through Saturday [NOV. 17-19] at East Central University.
  • Posted on: 11 November, 2011
    The Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will offer turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, rolls and desserts to at least 3,000 people on Nov. 21 [MONDAY]. The dinner, which is free and open to everyone in the community, will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pontotoc County Agri-Plex, 1710 N. Broadway Ave.
    Student organizers in the Human Resources Club at East Central University say they are expecting more people this year.


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