Posted on: 10 September, 2007
The inauguration of the seventh president of East Central University, Dr. Richard S. Rafes, will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 28 [FRIDAY] in ECU's Kerr Activities Center. Rafes has been ECU's president since July 1, 2006.
The community is invited to attend the ceremony with ECU faculty, staff and students. A reception will follow at 4 p.m. in the University Center.
Posted on: 06 September, 2007
National Public Radio is coming to Ada.
East Central University will host a translator site for KGOU Radio, which will begin simulcasting KGOU programming Sunday [SEPT. 9] through an agreement with the University of Oklahoma. OU holds the license for the NPR station.
In the Ada area, KGOU will broadcast at 98.1 FM.
"This is big news," said ECU President Richard Rafes. "Not only can we listen to public radio programming, but - and this is exciting - ECU mass communication students will start producing their own programs for KGOU about ECU and the Ada community.
Posted on: 04 September, 2007Twenty-five faculty members with expertise in musical theatre, library media, kinesiology, history, business administration, psychology, biology, human resources, art, chemistry, English, mathematics, communication, education and family and consumer sciences have been hired for the 2007-08 academic year at East Central University.
The new faculty members include:
Posted on: 29 August, 2007
Fifth grade social studies teachers from Pontotoc County, Stratford and Konawa participated in a four-day colloquium hosted by the Center for the Advancement of American History at East Central University.
Support for the colloquium was provided by two U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History Projects.
Posted on: 29 August, 2007
Demonstrations of the art of belly dancing, benefits of self-hypnotism and the grace of yoga on Wednesday [SEPT. 5], along with a free lunch and live radio broadcast, will highlight the classes and services offered this fall by East Central University's Center of Continuing Education and Community Services.
Lifelong Learning Day will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside Fentem Hall on the north side of the campus, just west of Science Hall and the Physical and Environmental Sciences Center.
Posted on: 26 August, 2007
Open to the Public
Sponsored by the ECU Astronomy Club
Location: ECU Observatory unless otherwise indicated.
Park in Physical Plant lot NE of football stadium
Walk 100 ft up hill to north to observatory
Cancelled if cloudy or raining - if in doubt, don't come.
Date Time Featuring
W 8/22 9:00-9:30 PM Moon, Jupiter
T 8/28 5:30-6:30 AM Total Lunar Eclipse morning viewing
W 9/5 9:00-10:00 PM Constellation viewing - leave old K-Mart lot at 9 PM sharp
W 9/12 9:00-9:30 PM M-13, Ring Nebula, Albireo
Posted on: 10 August, 2007
Nowadays, businesses without a website can be at a distinct disadvantage.
That knowledge gave a computer science major at East Central University the idea of starting her own business to manage websites for small businesses who can't afford an onsite webmaster.
A good idea, probably, but how to get started?
Posted on: 07 August, 2007
Fifty East Central University students were inducted this spring into ECU's chapter of Alpha Chi. Membership in the national honor society represents the highest academic honor on any member campus.
To be eligible, students must be in the top 10 percent of the junior or senior class, with a minimum grade point average of 3.5.