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  • Posted on: 05 November, 2012

    Eleven local and area teachers will be honored at a reception and Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year Elaine Hutchison will speak at the annual Marvin Stokes Endowed Lecture on Monday, Nov. 5, at East Central University.

    The eleven teachers will be honored with a reception at the Oklahoma Regents Room of the ECU Student Union from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Immediately following the reception, Hutchison will deliver the Stokes Lecture in the Estep Auditorium of the Bill S. Cole University Center at 6:30 p.m.

  • Posted on: 02 November, 2012

    East Central University business professor Dr. Pat Fountain was recently named Community Engagement Professional of the Year, it was recently announced at the 2012 Heartland Conference in St. Louis, Mo.

    The award was presented by the Oklahoma Campus Compact organization.

    It recognizes one professional from a member campus in Oklahoma, who has worked toward the institutionalization of academic service-learning.

  • Posted on: 02 November, 2012

    Dr. Christine Pappas, associate professor of political science and legal studies at East Central University, has been elected to the National Pi Sigma Alpha Executive Council, it was recently announced.

    Pi Sigma Alpha is the National Political Science Honor Society and Pappas has served as ECU advisor since 2001. She is one of 12 members named to the executive council for 2012-2014.

  • Posted on: 01 November, 2012

    Three members of the string faculty from the University of Central Oklahoma, along with East Central University’s Starla Hibler, will perform a concert of Baroque chamber music on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center, 14th and Rennie, in Ada.

    Hibler will be joined by UCO faculty members Dr. Tess Remy-Schumacher, Dr. Ralph Morris and Theodora Morris.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

  • Posted on: 30 October, 2012

    East Central University faculty, staff and students, along with the Ada community, can learn about high performance computing as Dr. Henry Neeman, from the University of Oklahoma, will be speaking on the topic the ECU campus Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Room of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    With the advent of multicore technology, it won’t be long before cell phones and all types of computers will contain supercomputer technology, according to Clay Carley, instructor of mathematics and computer science.

  • Posted on: 30 October, 2012

    Acclaimed Chautauqua historical interpreter Charles Everett Pace will portray American humorist and poet Langston Hughes as part of East Central University’s 17th Annual Literary Arts Festival on Nov. 8.

    Pace will be appearing in “On the Road with Langston Hughes” from noon to 1:15 p.m. at the Ataloa Theatre inside the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center on the ECU campus.

  • Posted on: 26 October, 2012

    ast Central University students have a chance to study abroad in Spain during Spring Break, March 15-25, 2013.

    The students will join ECU professors Ben Johnson and Dr. Mara Sukholutskaya on the trip which features stops in Madrid, Toledo and Guadalupe. Students can receive six credit hours as they immerse themselves in Spanish culture, history and language.

    The cost is $2,895 (price is tentative with a group of 20 and does not include ECU tuition and fees). The deadline for registration is Dec. 14.

  • Posted on: 26 October, 2012

     

    The East Central University Opera Theatre will conduct a gala performance on Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy I. Summers Theatre.

    The performance, which is free to the public, will include scenes from Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss; Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti; and H.M.S. Pinafore with chorus by Gilbert and Sullivan.

    Student performers include Kelsey Howry, Steve Filkins, Danielle Haynes, Kevin Gottman, Rachel Talley and Ashley Tucker.

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