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  • Posted on: 27 February, 2017

    In an effort to inspire business leaders of tomorrow, East Central University will conduct its annual Oklahoma Business Week, June 4-8.

    The week-long, award-winning summer camp is for high school students, grades 9-12, to gain a first-hand experience in the world of business. The event includes business simulations, competitions, prizes and college scholarships.

  • Posted on: 21 February, 2017

    ECU SCREENS concludes its Seventh Annual Foreign Film Festival with Where Do We Go Now? on Friday, Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of East Central University's Bill S. Cole University Center.

    Winner of the audience award at the Toronto Film Festival, Where Do We Go Now? will be introduced by Dr. Terrie Becerra, assistant professor in East Central University’s Department of Political Science, Legal Studies and Sociology.

    Admission is free and open to the public. 

  • Posted on: 21 February, 2017

    For the first time a mock trial team from East Central University competed in the College Mock Trials Great Plains Regional Competition, Feb. 10-12, at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas.

    The event was conducted by the American Mock Trial Association.

    Ada attorney Preston Draper, an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science, Legal Studies and Sociology, served as the coach for the 10-member ECU team.

  • Posted on: 20 February, 2017

    The East Central University Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will conduct its Midwinter Concert on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 3 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The concert is free and open to the public.

    The Symphonic Band’s program will include: Celebration by Randell Standridge; English Folk Song Suite, movement 3, by Ralph Vaughn Williams; Fortress by Frank Ticheli and Pas Redouble by Camille Saint-Saens, transcribed by Arthur Franckenpohl.

  • Posted on: 20 February, 2017

    When music and theatre come together at East Central University or in the Ada community, chances are Vickie Jo Reifsnider has been in the middle of it for nearly the past 20 years.

    For her years of service to Ada and ECU, Reifsnider was recently selected as “The 2016 Outstanding Adan in the Arts” by the Ada Arts Council. Reifsnider accepted the award during the “Ada Arts Showcase” at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center on Jan. 22.

  • Posted on: 20 February, 2017

    Today the Regional University System of Oklahoma regents announced Dr. Katricia G. Pierson as the next East Central University president.

    Pierson will be the ninth president in the university’s 108-year history and the first woman to hold the office.

    Currently, Pierson is the provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at ECU. She joined the university in 2011 as assistant vice president of Academic Affairs. Prior to that she held various administrative positions at William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri.

  • Posted on: 17 February, 2017

    The 2017 National Ground Water Association’s Darcy Lecture, delivered by Dr. Kamini Singha, is set for Thursday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. in East Central University’s Estep Multimedia Center in the Bill S. Cole University.

    The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is being presented by the Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Center GWERD (Ground Water and Ecosystems Restoration Division) Series and The Oka’ Institute.

  • Posted on: 14 February, 2017

    ECU SCREENS continues its Seventh Annual Foreign Film Festival with “The Golden Dream” on Friday, Feb. 17 at 4 p.m. in East Central University’s Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    Winner of the Mexican Academy of Film’s Best Picture Award, “The Golden Dream” will be introduced by Dr. Errol King, assistant professor of Spanish at ECU.

    Admission is free and open to the public. The screening is not recommended for children.

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