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  • Posted on: 20 November, 2008

    Dr. Richard Rafes, president of East Central University, announced today [Nov. 20] that he has been selected as the new president of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) in Lewisburg, W.V.

    He will assume his new position Feb. 1, 2009.

  • Posted on: 19 November, 2008

    Eight outstanding students at East Central University in Ada have been named recipients of Chesapeake Cartography Scholarships. Dr. Gregory Plumb, professor and chair of the Department of Cartography and Geography, announced the awards, which range from $1,000 to $1,500. The scholarship program is in its second year.

  • Posted on: 18 November, 2008

    New works by Ada composers Victoria Davison and Rudy Lupinski will begin the University Chorale's concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday [NOV. 24] at the First United Methodist Chapel.

    Dr. Steven Walker, East Central University professor of music, will direct the select 22-member Chorale in Davison and Lupinski's "Song For Lord Jesus" and "In The Still of Evening."

  • Posted on: 18 November, 2008

    Approximately 11,843 children are living in some type of foster care setting in Oklahoma, according to the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. Many have spent their lives in this "temporary" situation and have moved within the child welfare system more times than they care to remember.

    As of Nov. 11, there were 2,569 children in foster care with a goal of adoption, the DHS said.

  • Posted on: 14 November, 2008

    The East Central University Opera Workshop will present scenes from W.A. Mozart's "The Magic Flute," along with excerpts from other popular Mozart operas, at 7:30 p.m. Friday [Nov. 21] at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center, 14th and Rennie.

  • Posted on: 14 November, 2008

    Two East Central University graduates have received the High School Teachers of the Year Award for Oklahoma from the Arkansas-Oklahoma-Kansas Section Meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers.

    Tim Claxton and Sue Ellen (McFarlane) Frerichs received plaques for excellence in physics education.

  • Posted on: 14 November, 2008

    Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, a long-time social justice activist, retired professor and writer, will present one of two Hayes Native American Studies Lectures in November at East Central University. She will discuss "Another Shade of Red: Oklahoma's Radical Roots" at 7 p.m. Wednesday [NOV. 19] in the Estep Multimedia Center in the University Center.

  • Posted on: 12 November, 2008

    A new music ensemble at East Central University will present its campus debut concert Saturday [NOV. 15] with selections from several theatre and movie musicals.

    SHOWTIME, ECU's premier musical theater performing ensemble, will present the concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Summers Theatre. Admission is free.


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