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  • Posted on: 10 June, 2009

    The first-ever Virgil Taylor Memorial Golf Tournament on June 10 [FRIDAY] in Oklahoma City will kick off efforts to raise money for a scholarship in Taylor's name at East Central University in Ada.

    The scholarship will aid undergraduate students at ECU who are pursuing a career in vocational rehabilitation counseling. Taylor, a 1970 graduate of ECU, died in 2008 after a 33-year career in rehabilitation services.

  • Posted on: 10 June, 2009

    From its beginning, East Central University has been closely tied to the Chickasaw Nation and Native American culture. One hundred years ago Dan Hays, a Chickasaw Indian, donated the land for the original campus. Today, 20 percent of ECU's students are Native American and the university features a Native American Student Association, a Native American studies major and the Hayes Native American Studies Center.

  • Posted on: 09 June, 2009

    Oklahoma City --The Oklahoma Child Care Resource & Referral Association Inc. has announced the publication of the 2008 Oklahoma Child Care and Early Education Portfolio, a detailed compilation of information and statistics depicting the status of child care in Oklahoma.

  • Posted on: 08 June, 2009

    Paul Harbin, commander of American Legion Post 72 in Ada, makes a surprise presentation to Mary Meeks, director of the Veterans Upward Bound Program at East Central University.

  • Posted on: 03 June, 2009

    A teacher and single mother who joined the Oklahoma Air National Guard out of desperation in order to support her two children -- before retiring 28 years later as a record-setting major general -- will be the speaker during a Veterans Appreciation Day ceremony June 12 [FRIDAY] at East Central University.

  • Posted on: 01 June, 2009

    In a statewide competition of college accounting departments, East Central University has received a $5,000 grant from the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants.

  • Posted on: 01 June, 2009

    A workshop on clinical supervision practice for licensed counselors, therapists, psychologists and mental health professionals will be held June 13 [SATURDAY] at East Central University. The deadline to register is June 10 for "Navigating the Difficult Waters of Clinical Supervision."

  • Posted on: 28 May, 2009

    Children and their parents can sign up for free books from Dolly Parton's Imagination Library from 9 a.m. to noon June 6 [SATURDAY] at the Ada Public Library, 124 S. Rennie.

    A new book will be mailed to participating children every month from the time they are born until they are five years old and it is absolutely free. All children are eligible until their fifth birthday as long as they live in Pontotoc County.


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