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  • Posted on: 20 November, 2014

    The ECU Singers, East Central University Gospel Choir and University Chorale are performing a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 24, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ada.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

  • Posted on: 18 November, 2014

    Two cherished holiday performances of the Oklahoma City Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” can be seen at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, at East Central University’s Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The production is being presented by Devon Energy and the Chickasaw Nation.

  • Posted on: 13 November, 2014

    A masked avenger will deliver an interactive lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Ataloa Theatre of East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    As a founding member of the Guerilla Girls, who goes by the name of “Frida Kahlo,” she is a famous artist, but no one will know who she is because she’ll be wearing a gorilla mask. She will discuss sexism, racism and corruption in politics, art, film and pop culture through facts, humor and outrageous visuals, according to the Guerilla Girls’ website.

  • Posted on: 12 November, 2014

    East Central University will host a public forum featuring an expert panel discussion and question and answer session on the environmental impact of fracking, a controversial method of drilling for natural gas, at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19 in the ECU Foundation Hall of the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

    The forum will be preceded at 5:30 p.m. by a screening of the award-winning feature film “Promised Land,” directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Matt Damon, John Krasinski, and Frances McDormand.

  • Posted on: 10 November, 2014

    High school students, who wish to play like a Tiger, dress like a Tiger, eat like a Tiger and learn like a Tiger have an opportunity to experience that for one day on Wednesday, Nov. 19, during Tiger Connection at East Central University. Those attending Tiger Connection will receive a free lunch, free t-shirt and will be placed in a drawing for a $500 scholarship. For more information, contact ECU enrollment management specialists at or call 580-559-5385 or 580-559-5254.


  • Posted on: 04 November, 2014

    Santa comes to town and toys come to life as the ECU SHOWTIME production of “Babes in Toyland,” takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8, in the Dorothy Summers Theatre on the East Central University campus. From left to right are: Mrs. Claus, played by Nicole Irwin of Ada; Santa Claus (or the Great Toymaster), portrayed by  Dalton Cummins of Ada; Toy Doll played by Addie Schmitt; Alan, portrayed by Tufton Green of Anadarko; and Miss Mary Quite Contrary, played by Allie Bush of Sapulpa.

  • Posted on: 04 November, 2014

    East Central University will screen the highly-acclaimed production of “Skylight” at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    ECU SCREENS, in collaboration with Sigma Tau Delta and The Honors Student Association, is showing the recorded-live production of “Skylight” performed at the Royal National Theatre of London. Open to the public, the screening is $5 for students and $10 for members of the community.

  • Posted on: 30 October, 2014

    East Central University’s Honors Program is pleased to announce the publication of “ECU from A to Z,” a 35-page, hardback, full-color book that introduces readers to ECU’s campus and some of the many people who have brought it to life over the years. 

    The just-published book is on sale in the Honors Program office and online. 


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