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  • Posted on: 09 April, 2012
    Photo of Carol Masheter

    To start with, she contracted polio when she was almost 6. She escaped paralysis but it left her weak. Polio also gave Dr. Carol Masheter something else – the determination to be strong plus the dream of doing something extraordinary.

  • Posted on: 09 April, 2012
    Photo of  Melody Baggech

    Dr. Melody Baggech, associate professor of music at East Central University, will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. April 19 [THURSDAY] at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center, 14th and Rennie. The performance is free to the public.

  • Posted on: 09 April, 2012

    Learning how to help people resolve conflicts and move on with their lives can be very rewarding, according to a group of volunteers who do just that.

    Each year dozens of Oklahomans agree to give their time and energy to become a volunteer mediator through the Early Settlement Mediation Program. Pottawatomie County, however, is a little short on mediators and needs some volunteers to assist with both community- and court-related disputes.

  • Posted on: 05 April, 2012
    Photo of Finnegans Awake

    A Celtic music group with a passion for hard-driving fiddle and whistle tunes, heart-teasing waltzes and poignant ballads and broadsides will perform April 14 [SATURDAY] at East Central University.

    Finnegans Awake, which includes Ada’s own Susanne Woolley (fiddle, mandolin, vocals) will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Summers Theatre. Admission is $5.

  • Posted on: 05 April, 2012
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  • Posted on: 29 March, 2012
    Ghanaian sculpture El Anatsui works on one of his pieces.

    A sneak preview of the sixth season of “Art in the Twenty-First Century,” the only primetime national television series focused exclusively on contemporary art, will be offered April 3 and 4 [TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY] and April 11 and 12 [WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY] at East Central University in Ada.

    ECU’s Art Department will screen the programs in partnership with Art21 as part of its Access ’12 initiative.

  • Posted on: 29 March, 2012

    Students who plan to transfer to East Central University can see what ECU has to offer and enroll for the summer and fall semesters during Transfer Enrollment Day on April 11 [WEDNESDAY].

    New students will meet with the Transfer Enrollment Center staff, become familiar with campus policies and enrollment procedures, meet with their faculty advisers and enroll for summer and fall classes. They also will be offered tours of the campus and will be able to purchase textbooks and acquire their student ID cards.

  • Posted on: 28 March, 2012

    A representative from East Central University’s Transfer Enrollment Center will visit Seminole State College April 4 [WEDNESDAY] to talk with students thinking about transferring to ECU to complete a bachelor’s degree.

    Kyle W. Gardner, ECU’s transfer enrollment manager, will be in Tanner Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students can talk with him about signing up to enroll for the summer and fall semesters during ECU’s Transfer Enrollment Day on April 11.


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