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  • Posted on: 12 March, 2008

    Dr. Vivian Williamson Whitney, director of the Institute for Environmental Sciences Education and a grants research specialist at East Central University, has been selected to serve on an education advisory committee for the University of Hawaii.

  • Posted on: 12 March, 2008

    An architectural rendering of the proposed pedestrian plaza in front of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center on East Main Street shows space that can be used for art fairs, food festivals, student art exhibits, live music shows and many other outdoor events.

  • Posted on: 12 March, 2008

    East Central University has been named to the 2007 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its contributions to service in the community.

    ECU was one of 528 schools from across the country listed on the honor roll for its community service activities during the 2006-07 academic year. The awards were announced in San Diego, Calif., at the annual meeting of the American Council on Education.

  • Posted on: 10 March, 2008

    An East Central University professor instrumental in setting up an exchange agreement between ECU and universities in Russia and Ukraine had an opportunity recently to explore additional study abroad opportunities for ECU students.

    Dr. Mara Sukholutskaya, associate professor of English and languages, visited Spain on a trip organized and sponsored by the Spanish Embassy in the United States.

  • Posted on: 10 March, 2008

    New classes have been added to East Central University's spring Community Education Program and popular classes will be offered again for people who missed the winter sessions.

    Two new classes for children include Equine I, Teaching Safe Horsemanship, and Toddlers Tango, which gives toddlers an opportunity to dance, play music and develop eye-hand coordination and motor skills.

  • Posted on: 07 March, 2008

    Ada freshman John Toombs has been named the latest recipient of a Chesapeake Cartography Scholarship at East Central University.

    He received a $1,000 scholarship funded by Chesapeake Energy Corporation of Oklahoma City and joins seven other ECU students as Chesapeake Scholars in the first year of the program.

  • Posted on: 07 March, 2008

    The Italian duo of cellist Dario Destefano and pianist Maurizio Barbaro will perform the final Piano Series concert of the year on Sunday [MARCH 9] at East Central University.

    Part of the Scissortal Series, the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Summers Theatre. Admission is free.

  • Posted on: 05 March, 2008

    A tragic opera in three acts will be presented Thursday and Friday [MARCH 6-7] by the East Central University Opera Theatre and Chorus. "Dido and Aeneas" by Henry Purcell will begin at 8 p.m. in Faust Hall Auditorium.

    Caitlin Gray will sing the role of Dido, the widowed queen of Carthage who entertains the Trojan Prince Aeneas, portrayed by Jim Gordon. Aeneas is shipwrecked on his way to Italy, where he will found a new Troy.

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