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  • Posted on: 05 March, 2012

    The regional winners of junior high and high school science projects and research papers will compete for prizes beginning Thursday [MARCH 8] at the Oklahoma State Science and Engineering Fair and the Oklahoma Junior Academy of Science held annually at East Central University.

    Cash, science-related prizes and scholarships will be awarded in the two competitions.

  • Posted on: 02 March, 2012

     

  • Posted on: 01 March, 2012

    The East Central University Symphonic Band and the ECU Wind Ensemble will present a winter concert Thursday [MARCH 8] with a program ranging from pieces inspired by a Korean folk song, a Dylan Thomas poem and a stuck harmonium key to marches and a 1978 hit single by Earth, Wind & Fire.

    The free concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. Dr. Allen Correll, ECU director of bands, will conduct both groups.

  • Posted on: 01 March, 2012

    A new scholarship honoring the late R. Burl Harris, a long-time Ada resident, has been awarded to an East Central University student majoring in legal studies.

    Tamra Albritton of Roff, a junior, is the first recipient of the R. Burl Harris Legal Studies Centennial Scholarship that was established through the ECU Foundation Inc.

    The scholarship was funded by donations after Harris’ death in December 2010 and was completed to the $15,000 Centennial level by his wife, Jan Harris.

  • Posted on: 24 February, 2012
    Alpha Chi, a national honor society that accepts only the top 10 percent of juniors and seniors, recently initiated 71 new members and installed new officers at East Central University.
     
    Alpha Chi members must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5.
     
    Glenn Ronning of Ada was elected president of the Oklahoma Gamma chapter at ECU.  He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and two of his three children also attend ECU.
     
  • Posted on: 24 February, 2012
    A national study to find the safest college and university campuses in the United States has found that East Central University ranks among the safest.

    StateUniversity.com, a leading website for college information, has ranked East Central University No. 2 in Oklahoma for campus safety, based on incidents of campus crime as reported in 2011by campus safety officials. ECU ranked behind only first-place Murray State College in nearby Tishomingo.

    Nationally, ECU ranked No. 44 out of the 450 schools included in the study.

  • Posted on: 23 February, 2012

    A Shawnee businesswoman has found a rather unusual way to help the community.

    Julie Landes volunteers her time as a mediator through Early Settlement Mediation, a process that allows both sides in a dispute to develop an acceptable resolution without going to court.

    Early Settlement, part of the Oklahoma Dispute Resolution Program, provides an important service to local communities throughout Oklahoma in both community and court-related disputes. The resolution program is funded by the court system and trains volunteers such as Landes to act as mediators.

  • Posted on: 23 February, 2012

    The deadline to sign up for East Central University’s annual trip to Russia and Ukraine is March 10 [SATURDAY]. This year’s tour, from May 15 to June 3, adds a visit to Yalta in southern Ukraine and possibly Prague in the Czech Republic.

    The trip, which will offer six hours of 4000-level, transferable academic credit, will return to Kiev, Ukraine, and Moscow, Russia, led by Dr. Mara Sukholutskaya, ECU professor of English and languages.

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