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  • Posted on: 13 November, 2015

    By Lacey McAdoo

    Hobbit enthusiasts will be thrilled to know J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit: An Adventure Play,” adapted by Edward Mast and published by Dramatic Publishing, will be the next East Central University Theatre Department performance of the season.

    The show will be performed Nov. 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre inside the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. There will also be school performances on Nov. 19 and 20 at 10 a.m.

  • Posted on: 11 November, 2015

    Tiger Connection, a preview day for all senior high school and transfer students at East Central University, is set for Thursday, Nov. 19, in the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

    The event is designed for prospective students to check out what ECU has to offer and enables participants to view what being an ECU student is like, from attending a class to eating in the cafeteria and talking with current ECU students. A free t-shirt will be given to each prospective student.

  • Posted on: 11 November, 2015

    Joe Franco, a senior early childhood education major from Purcell representing Pi Kappa Tau, serves cookies during last year’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Ada. The East Central University Human Resources Club is hosting this annual event again from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 23, at the Pontotoc County Agri-Plex and Convention Center in Ada. The dinner is free and open to everyone in the community.

  • Posted on: 10 November, 2015

    ECU SCREENS concludes its fall season with “The Hard Problem” at 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 16, in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    Written by “notoriously knotty” (Daily Mail) Tom Stoppard, “The Hard Problem” wrestles with questions of faith, evolution and human consciousness.

  • Posted on: 06 November, 2015

    Come experience “A Night at the Opera” and hear your favorite arias and ensembles from standard opera repertoire at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at the Dorothy Summers Theatre on the East Central University campus. The opera will feature the music of Mozart, Rossini, Beethoven, Delibes and will be performed by ECU students, faculty and alumni. Admission is free for everyone.



  • Posted on: 04 November, 2015

    Carlee Henderson was voted queen and Christian Cody was named king at halftime of East Central University’s 2015 Homecoming football game Oct. 31. Henderson is a junior biology major from Latta and Cody is a senior business management major from Tecumseh. Henderson was representing the Vision Bank Presidential Leadership Class Program and Cody was representing the Business Leaders Association.


  • Posted on: 04 November, 2015

    Dr. Bill Anthes will present the Fifth Annual Lockmiller Lecture at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, at East Central University’s Estep Multimedia Center in the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    The lecture is free and open to the public.

    Anthes, a professor of art history at Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif.., will be addressing the place of Native American artists, within contemporary art history, in regard to issues of identity and institutional politics.

  • Posted on: 03 November, 2015

    Shawn Sheehan, 2016 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year, will present the Marvin Stokes Lecture at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, 2015 in the Estep Multimedia Center inside East Central University’s Bill S. Cole University Center.

    The lecture is free and open to the public.


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