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  • Posted on: 15 August, 2010

    The first business in the new East Main Enterprise and Incubator will open Monday [AUG. 16] at 808 E. Main in the Arts District of Ada.

    Red Earth Art Supply, the only local retailer of fine art supplies, will be ready for art students' first day of classes at East Central University as well as supply artists in the area, said owner Erin Wetherill.

  • Posted on: 04 August, 2010

    East Central University's Ada Area Alumni Reunion will begin at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 [FRIDAY] at Vintage 22, 800 E. Main St.

    Register online at until Aug. 13 or call the Alumni Office at 580-559-5651. Donations will be accepted at the door for the Alumni Association Scholarship.

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  • Posted on: 03 August, 2010

    Sometimes it takes a less-than-desirable job to spur someone to consider going to college.

    That's what happened to Steven Fisher, an Air Force veteran who wanted a career, not just a job, but didn't know how to get started until he heard about the Veterans Upward Bound Program at East Central University.

  • Posted on: 29 July, 2010

    Thirty-five youngsters from Seminole and Hughes Counties, all members of the Seminole Nation, learned about diabetes prevention and overall healthy living at a camp July 19-23 at East Central University.

  • Posted on: 26 July, 2010

    Staff members at East Central University have won five awards for their work from the Oklahoma College Public Relations Association. The highly competitive contest drew 405 entries from most of the state's public and private colleges and universities.

  • Posted on: 20 July, 2010

    William R. (Rudy) Lewis has been named acting director of university advancement at East Central University, effective July 1.

    The Advancement Office is responsible for alumni relations, event planning and the President's Circle as well as raising funds largely from alumni and friends of the university as well as corporations and foundations. Those gifts establish scholarships and provide funding for a variety of unmet needs of the university.

  • Posted on: 15 July, 2010

    Dr. Shelley Ross Hamby, director of the Valley View Foundation at Valley View Regional Hospital, will become assistant to the president of East Central University on Sept. 1.

    President John Hargrave made the announcement today [JULY 15]. Hamby will take over the duties of his assistant, Martha Skinner, who will retire Aug. 31.

    Hamby will work part time at ECU and VVRH through Aug. 31.

  • Posted on: 14 July, 2010

    On July 1, Charlsey Foster of Ada found out how she would spend part of her Fourth of July weekend -- in front of thousands of people at a Tulsa Shock basketball game at the BOK Center.


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