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  • Posted on: 09 October, 2013

    ADA – The 2013 East Central University homecoming king and queen are Logan Durham, a junior history major from Oklahoma City; and Emily Davis, a sophomore English major from Blanchard. Durham was representing the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and Davis was representing the Honors Student Association. Durham is a criminal justice minor and is secretary of Lambda Alpha Epsilon and president of the Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity at ECU.

  • Posted on: 09 October, 2013

    ADA – The 2013 East Central University Homecoming Court poses after coronation ceremonies at halftime of the ECU-Southern Nazarene football game. On the front row (from left) are junior attendants Trent Havens and Kate Williams. On the back row (from left) are: Hillari Snider, junior and second runner-up for queen from Chandler; Nikki Hays, junior and first runner-up for queen from Marietta; Emily Davis, sophomore and queen from Blanchard; Logan Durham, junior and king from Oklahoma City; and Johnathan Kelly, sophomore and second runner-up for king from the Bahamas.

  • Posted on: 09 October, 2013

    ADA – East Central University honored two of its cheerleaders with the 2013 James and Glenna Cranford Scholarship Award ($1,000 apiece) during ECU’s homecoming festivities on Oct. 5. Pictured left to right are: ECU President John Hargrave; cheerleader Grace Bowles, of Norman; cheerleader Shyann Hester, of Yukon; Mike Cranford, son of James and Glenna Cranford, who presented the awards; Jill Clark, ECU cheer and dance coach; and Phyllis Danley, executive director of the ECU Foundation, Inc. The award is given annually at homecoming to a member of the ECU cheerleading squad.

  • Posted on: 09 October, 2013

    ADA – The East Central University Gay-Straight Alliance will host a special presentation by Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin in recognition of National Coming Out Day, Thursday, October 10 at 7 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Room, located in the Bill S. Cole University Center, on the ECU campus.

  • Posted on: 01 October, 2013

    ADA – Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, it may now be easier for East Central University students, who have young children, to complete their degrees.

    The $88,300 grant to ECU, through the Tiny Tiger Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Project, is designed to benefit campus-based child care services for low-income students. There are 58 institutions of higher learning from across the country that will benefit from the $9.2 million grant.

  • Posted on: 26 September, 2013

    ADA – East Central University President Emeritus Dr. Stanley P. Wagner has established a $50,000 endowment, the “Stanley P. and Diana M. Wagner University Chorale Endowment”, to help defray costs as ECU’s University Chorale is scheduled to make a trip to Washington D.C. in December.

  • Posted on: 23 September, 2013

    ADA – Pushing for the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, Oklahoma State Senator Susan Paddack and Oklahoma House of Representative Todd Thomsen, along with East Central University have accelerated the process.

  • Posted on: 23 September, 2013

    ADA – Select Native American baskets and totem poles from the Northwestern United States, as part of the Sally and Marshall Gettys Collection, will be on display in East Central University’s Pogue Art Gallery in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center from Oct. 24-Nov.26.

    The exhibit, sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the Native American Studies Program, can be viewed each weekday during that span from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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