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  • Posted on: 19 April, 2011

    Angela Marshall of McAlester (second from right), a finalist for the Nigh Award at East Central University in Ada, stands next to ECU President John Hargrave at the luncheon Tuesday [APRIL 19] honoring the finalists. Roselynn Simpson (center) of Wetumka was named the winner of the $750 prize as ECU’s top graduating senior. They are shown with former Gov. George Nigh (from left) and finalist Phoebe Barron of Ardmore. Each finalist was allowed to ask Nigh a question before the award was announced.</body></html>

  • Posted on: 18 April, 2011

    Brent Stone, a freshman from Seminole, and Jeffrey Cawthon, a junior from Ada, have been named the latest recipients of Chesapeake Cartography Scholarships at East Central University.

    Dr. Gregory Plumb, professor and chair of ECU’s Department of Cartography and Geography, said the students received $500 awards. They join eight other ECU majors as Chesapeake Scholars.

  • Posted on: 18 April, 2011

    Dr. Joshua Grasso, assistant professor of English and languages at East Central University, recently presented a lecture at the Tulsa Central Library as part of its award-winning Novel Talk series.

    The talk, titled, “How to Read Dracula: A Primer To Sink Your Teeth Into Stoker's Classic Novel,” opened the two-hour session, “Literature With Bite: Vampires in Books, Film, and Popular Culture.”

  • Posted on: 18 April, 2011

    Stephanie Canada, an instructor of education and kinesiology at East Central University, has been selected by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards to serve on a committee to make sure the board’s Physical Education Standards reflects the best practices and latest research in the field.

    Canada is among 10 National Board Certified Teachers from across the country on the 13-member committee which was chosen from a pool of more than 200 applicants.

  • Posted on: 15 April, 2011

    Dance students at East Central University will perform their spring dance concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday [APRIL 20-21] in the Chalmers Herman Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    Performers will be students in Dr. Victoria Dansby’s Improvisation and Composition Class and Jazz 1 Class, members of Collage, which is ECU’s dance ensemble, and alumni of the dance ensemble.

  • Posted on: 15 April, 2011

    The East Central University Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will perform their Spring Concert Monday night [APRIL 18] with guest conductors, student conductors and three guest oboe players. The winners of the prestigious Saied Awards in instrumental music also will be announced.

    The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. It is free and open to the public.

  • Posted on: 14 April, 2011

    The winner of the Nigh Award that honors East Central University’s top graduating senior will be announced at a luncheon Tuesday [APRIL 19] in ECU’s Stanley Wagner Ballroom.

  • Posted on: 13 April, 2011

    Five empty chairs sit alone at the front of the stage. They will represent children who have committed suicide because of relentless bullying.

    Five students will read the story of each of those children, from high school to age 6, during a program Tuesday [APRIL 19] at East Central University.


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