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  • Posted on: 05 February, 2009

    Four new healthcare courses will begin in March through East Central University's Continuing Professional Education Program. The courses are Medical Billing and Coding, EKG Technician Certification Program, Pharmacy Technician, and Phlebotomy Technician. They will be in-class instructor-taught classes in Fentem Hall on ECU's campus. For more information on class times, dates and to enroll, call Jannason Long at 580-559-5859 or Cassie Holloway at 580-559-5632.

  • Posted on: 04 February, 2009

    Three academic programs at East Central University have received maximum reaccreditations and approval during the 2008-09 year.

    Accreditation verifies that an institution or program meets established standards, fosters continuous improvement by measuring programs against national standards, and sets a competency threshold when establishing criteria for graduates entering various fields.

  • Posted on: 03 February, 2009

    Shakespeare's Sonnets, a heat-seeking missile, the local Matthew 25 Mission, a John Masefield poem and an antique lawn mower blade lying in the grass provide the inspiration for some of the compositions that will be showcased at the third annual ECU Faculty and Friends Composer Concert on Feb. 12 [THURSDAY]. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center.

  • Posted on: 03 February, 2009

    Students from 75 high schools are expected to compete Tuesday morning [FEB. 10] in the 93rd annual Interscholastic Meet at East Central University, the oldest and largest meet in Oklahoma.

    ECU officials said 1,542 entries have been received for tests in 36 categories ranging from accounting to world history. Many of the students compete in more than one of the tests.

  • Posted on: 29 January, 2009

    Dr. Fay Yarbrough, author of a new book that examines the complex relationships the Cherokees built with whites and African-Americans relating to tribal and racial identities, will speak Monday [FEB. 2] at East Central University.

  • Posted on: 26 January, 2009

    Monday, January 26, 2009

    Gordon Cooper Technology Center in Shawnee is closed.

    Eastern Oklahoma State College in McAlester is closed.

    ECU ITV classes in Shawnee and McAlester will not meet tonight. Classes will be available on tape for students.

  • Posted on: 26 January, 2009

    A presidential search committee has been formed by the Regional University System of Oklahoma to conduct a national search for the next president of East Central University. Connie Reilly of Okemah, a member of the RUSO Board of Regents, was appointed to chair the committee at the regents' regular meeting on Jan. 21.

    The committee also includes Regent Ann Holloway of Ardmore and Regent Michael Mitchel of Alva.

  • Posted on: 23 January, 2009

    An Orange and Black Sweetheart Social will be held on Valentine's Day on Feb. 14 [SATURDAY] at East Central University.


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