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  • Posted on: 26 November, 2008

    Question: What kind of impact does an "extra" $20 million a year have on East Central University, the Ada community and beyond?

    Answer: A lot. That $20 million represents money ECU will receive during the 2009 fiscal year from grants and other external funding, not including donations.

  • Posted on: 25 November, 2008

    Community members are invited to join East Central University students, faculty and staff members at ECU's annual Holiday Party on Dec. 4 [THURSDAY].

    A reception will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the University Center. The tree lighting will be at 4 p.m. Also scheduled are carol singing and performances by ECU's Brass Choir and Musical Theater.

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  • Posted on: 25 November, 2008

    The Rotaract Club at East Central University will host Rotary International District 5770 Water Project chair Brian Henderson at 2 p.m. Wednesday [DEC. 3] in the Regents Room of the Memorial Student Union. ECU students, faculty, staff and the Ada community are invited to attend.

    Henderson is a Rotarian from Sayre. He will speak about Rotary's project to provide water filters to villages in areas of Honduras that have no access to clean drinking water.

  • Posted on: 24 November, 2008

    John Rutter's "Requiem" will be performed by the East Central University Choir at 7:30 p.m. Monday [DEC. 1] at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Ada.

    Dr. Steven Walker, ECU professor of music, will conduct the 54-member choir.

  • Posted on: 21 November, 2008

    The deadline to sign up for a tour of Spain in East Central University's Study Abroad Program is Dec. 1 [MONDAY]. Participants can earn three hours of academic credit in Spanish culture or language as they experience Spain's culture and history and immersion in the Spanish language.

  • Posted on: 21 November, 2008

    Students in East Central University's Social Work Practice II class listen as Ada Mayor Barbara Young (far right) reads a proclamation at ECU declaring Nov. 19 Adoption Awareness Day in Ada. The proclamation encourages citizens, community agencies, religious organizations and businesses to honor families that have adopted children. The class distributed information about the need for adoption on Nov. 19 as part of National Adoption Awareness Month.

  • Posted on: 20 November, 2008

    Dr. Richard Rafes, president of East Central University, announced today [Nov. 20] that he has been selected as the new president of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) in Lewisburg, W.V.

    He will assume his new position Feb. 1, 2009.

  • Posted on: 19 November, 2008

    Eight outstanding students at East Central University in Ada have been named recipients of Chesapeake Cartography Scholarships. Dr. Gregory Plumb, professor and chair of the Department of Cartography and Geography, announced the awards, which range from $1,000 to $1,500. The scholarship program is in its second year.


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