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  • Posted on: 19 October, 2011

    Consultant evaluators from the Higher Learning Commission will visit East Central University Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 as part of the university's 10-year reaccreditation process. They will hold formal meetings with faculty, staff and students as well as talk with them while walking across the campus. The evaluators will hold a forum for students only from 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, in the Regents Room in Knight Hall.

  • Posted on: 19 October, 2011

    Sculptor Jesus Moroles, who is best known for his Zen like monumental granite sculptures, will conduct two lectures Oct. 24 [MONDAY] at East Central University. He will discuss the development of his work, personal style and challenges at 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in the Faust Hall Auditorium. 

    There is no admission charge and the public is invited. The lectures are sponsored by the Vinita June Oliver Centennial Fine Arts Endowment and the ECU Art Department.

  • Posted on: 14 October, 2011
    More than 1,200 children in Pontotoc, Murray, Garvin and Johnston Counties participated Thursday [OCT. 6] in Jumpstart America’s Campaign of “Read for the Record,” an initiative calling for an end to the early education achievement gap in America. Nationwide, two million children participated in the program.
  • Posted on: 14 October, 2011
    Photo of Citizens Bank Gift
    Citizens Bank of Ada has made a $75,000 gift to the East Central University Foundation Inc. to be used for the construction of ECU’s new School of Business and Conference Center.
    ECU will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the three-story, 62,000 square-foot facility at 2 p.m. Tuesday [OCT. 18] at the intersection of Main and Center Streets.
    The lobby of the building will be known as the Citizens Bank of Ada Lobby.
  • Posted on: 12 October, 2011
    Map of new parade route for ECU's homecoming
    East Central University’s Homecoming parade will follow a new route this year, from west to east on Main Street and ending at Norris Field.
  • Posted on: 11 October, 2011
    Photo of Misti Pebbles
    Misti Nelson Quiring of Roff, a pre-veterinary medicine major at East Central University, has landed a prestigious internship next summer at a well-known facility dedicated to the recovery and conditioning of high-end athletes – horses.
    Applicants from all over the United States and the world compete for only four slots in the Derby Internship Program at the Kentucky Equine Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Center (KESMARC) in Versailles, Ky., near Lexington.
  • Posted on: 11 October, 2011

    TUESDAY, OCT. 11
    Homecoming King and Queen Pageant, 8 p.m., Ataloa Theatre. Free. Judging will be based on talent, evening and casual wear competitions, grade point average and campus involvement. The top three king and queen candidates will be announced.

  • Posted on: 07 October, 2011
    Homecoming activities are planned for East Central University students Monday through Friday [OCT. 10-14] before the traditional events on Saturday. The Campus Life and Leadership Office has changed some student events and added several new ones, including a Homecoming concert at 9:30 p.m.


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