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  • Posted on: 16 November, 2016

    The East Central University community is mourning the loss of one of its own.

    Twenty-year-old nursing student Nisha Karki passed away in the early morning Wednesday, Nov. 16.

    It was believed that Karki had a pre-existing condition.

    “This is a tragic loss for the ECU community. Our thoughts remain with Nisha’s family and friends,” said ECU President John R. Hargrave.

  • Posted on: 15 November, 2016

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Regional University System of Oklahoma is conducting a national search for the ninth president of East Central University located in Ada, Oklahoma. The board invites nominations and applications from qualified candidates who have a proven leadership in developing and executing a vision of academic excellence.

  • Posted on: 11 November, 2016

    ECU SCREENS continues its season with the fastest-selling production in British theatre history: “Hamlet,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of East Central University’s Bill S. Cole University Center.

     Open to the public, the screening is $5 for students and $10 for members of the community.

  • Posted on: 11 November, 2016

    East Central University is conducting enrollment for concurrent students, beginning Monday, Nov. 14, and first-time freshmen starting Tuesday, Nov. 15, for the 2017 spring semester. ECU offers more than 70 degree programs. Master’s programs are also available, including two new degrees in master of management in business and a water policy resources and management program. For more information, call 580-332-8000.


  • Posted on: 09 November, 2016

    Making connections and staying connected is what Dr. Gerald Williamson is about.

    Williamson, who has worn many and various hats during his 38-year stay on the East Central University campus, was inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Heritage Society Hall of Fame on Oct. 24, at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.

  • Posted on: 09 November, 2016

    The East Central University Department of Music and Department of Communication and Performance Studies will present a choral concert on Monday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The concert, which will feature ECU Showtime, The University Chorale and The ECU Singers, is free and open to the public.

    The University Chorale will be performing their “Golden State Trophy Program,” the selections they will be taking to the international competition in Monterey, California, Nov. 20-24.


  • Posted on: 09 November, 2016

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  • Posted on: 07 November, 2016

    East Central University’s Opera Workshop will present “An Evening of Operas by Seymour Barab,” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11-12 in the Faust Hall Auditorium.

    The performance will include scenes from Little Red Hood, A Game of Chance and La Pizza con Funghi.

    The performances are free and open to the public.

    “The ECU Opera Workshop is fundraising for a performance trip to Italy in May, so donations to help defray the costs will be appreciated,” said Melody Baggech, assistant professor of music.


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