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  • Posted on: 24 March, 2009

    The fourth annual Scissortail Creative Writing Festival will be April 2 - 4 [THURSDAY-SATURDAY] at East Central University. What began four years ago as a few local writers coming together to share their work has grown into a three-day festival that features over 50 regional authors and is attended by approximately 1,000 people.

  • Posted on: 24 March, 2009

    A few openings remain for the trip in May to Russia and Ukraine being organized by East Central University's Study Abroad Program.

    Participants will explore three Russian capital cities, Kiev, Ukraine, and Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia, from May 13 to May 31. In addition, the trip offers six hours of academic credit which can be applied to ECU's new Russian studies minor.

  • Posted on: 23 March, 2009

    Several dignitaries will attend the "Celebrating our Beginning" festivities Wednesday afternoon as ECU marks its 100th birthday.

    Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby, Regional University System of Oklahoma Chair Joe Anna Hibler and Ada Mayor Barbara Young will bring greetings to ECU following the 4 p.m. Whistle Blowing event.

  • Posted on: 23 March, 2009

    Dr. Louise Young, a 1969 graduate of East Central University, will deliver a lecture titled "Why Talk About It? Addressing GLBT Issues" at 7 p.m. Monday [MARCH 30] in the Estep Multimedia Center in ECU's University Center.

    A reception sponsored by the Human Diversity Committee in honor of Young and Women's History Month will be held at 6 p.m. in the University Center. Women from the Ada community are invited to attend.

  • Posted on: 20 March, 2009

    East Central University will officially turn 100 years old on March 25. It is such a momentous occasion that ECU plans to celebrate all week, March 23 -- 27, as part of an on-going year-long centennial celebration. Everyone is invited to help ECU make history by not only celebrating the past, but looking toward the future as part of ECU's centennial commitment to encompass the past and enrich the future.

  • Posted on: 20 March, 2009

    If you're looking to find a sense of purpose in your work, consider the countless possibilities of the social work profession. Social workers are society's safety net, providing vital resources and support to those who need it most. Pursuing a career in social work satisfies your sense of purpose, while providing infinite possibilities for your career path.

  • Posted on: 20 March, 2009

    Briana Tully, Ariana Rice and Steven Carrell, all of Tupelo, have been given the opportunity to complete their degree at East Central University thanks in part to the Nikki Stonecipher Memorial Scholarship.

    The scholarship fund was created in 2005 to provide deserving students a full scholarship for at least one year and possibly four to ECU.

  • Posted on: 09 March, 2009

    The East Central University Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. tonight [Tuesday March 9] in the Dorothy Summers Theatre. The concert is free to the public.

    On the program for the Symphonic Band is Alfred Reed's "The Hounds of Spring," Aaron Copland's "The Promise of Living" and John Philip Sousa's "The Royal Welch Fusiliers."


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