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  • Posted on: 04 December, 2007

    For a semester, now, 28 students - all scared at first - have pushed their chairs into a circle every Thursday night to begin their class.

    A class inside a prison.

  • Posted on: 04 December, 2007

    Michelle McGee of Marietta has been selected as the first recipient of the Cara's Kids Scholarship awarded to an outstanding dancer at East Central University. The $250 scholarship was presented by Cara Crawford, director of the Central Oklahoma Dance Center in Ada.

    McGee, a senior, was selected for outstanding scholarship, dance technology and performance.

  • Posted on: 04 December, 2007

    Dr. Arlie Daniel, professor of communication at East Central University, has been selected for inclusion in the 2008 edition of the biographical directory "Who's Who in the World." 

    Daniel, who taught high school for nine years before coming to ECU in 1981, has won three awards for teaching excellence, the Central States Young Teacher Award in 1985, the ECU Teaching Excellence Award in 1995 and the Linscheid Distinguished Teaching Award in 2006.

  • Posted on: 03 December, 2007

    Dr. Glen D. Johnson Jr., Oklahoma chancellor of higher education, will be the speaker Dec. 15 [SATURDAY] for East Central University's fall Commencement.

    The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. in Kerr Activities Center for 217 candidates for bachelor's degrees and 72 candidates for master's degrees.

  • Posted on: 03 December, 2007

    A $125,000 gift to the East Central University Foundation Inc. from the Ada public accounting firm Horne and Company has established the Horne and Company Regents Professorship in Accounting at ECU.

    The gift was made by the firm's partners, Bill Horne Sr., Bill Horne Jr. and Curtis Wilson. It will be matched by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

  • Posted on: 03 December, 2007

    Allen Correll, director of bands at East Central University, will be one of 11 presenters Dec. 7 at a symposium in Melbourne, Australia, that will mark the 125th anniversary of the birth of noted composer and virtuoso pianist Percy Grainger.

    The symposium at the University of Melbourne will provide a forum for the presentation of new perspectives and possible areas of study relating to Grainger and his music. The university also houses the Grainger Museum.

  • Posted on: 30 November, 2007

    The East Central University Chorale and University Chorus will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday [DEC. 3] at St. Joseph Catholic Church under the direction of Dr. Steven Walker, professor of music.

    Three original works will be performed by the University Chorale, "Actus Fidei" by ECU student Jason Oss, and "Behold! I Set My Rainbow in the Clouds" and "Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem," both by Victoria Davison of Ada and adjunct instructor Rudy Lupinski.

  • Posted on: 30 November, 2007

    Tyler Lee of Wetumka, a freshman at East Central University and a four-year member of ECU's Upward Bound Program from Moss High School, has received a $250 scholarship from the Southwest Association of Student Assistance Programs.

    The association works toward educational opportunity for students in federal TRIO programs, which includes the Upward Bound program, and supports activities that enable participants to achieve their educational goals.


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