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  • Posted on: 17 August, 2012

    East Central University’s Upward Bound program has received a five-year grant renewal to partner with 12 area high schools in helping low-income individuals and potential first-generation college students pursue and obtain a higher-education degree.

  • Posted on: 15 August, 2012

    Season tickets are on sale from now until Sept. 6 for the 2012-2013 East Central University Fine Arts Season at the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center on the ECU campus.

    The season ticket package, at a cost of $140, includes seven national touring shows, four ECU Theatre productions and all ECU vocal and instrumental concerts along with national/local art shows.

  • Posted on: 08 August, 2012

    Two East Central University alumni reunions are scheduled this month. The first is set for Oklahoma City on Saturday, Aug. 11, and the second will be held in Ada, Friday, Aug. 17.

    The ECU Oklahoma City Area Alumni Reunion will be held in the Remington Suite of Remington Park, beginning at 6 p.m. Transportation will be provided from ECU to Oklahoma City for alums wanting to attend the event during the opening weekend of thoroughbred horse racing.

  • Posted on: 04 August, 2012

    East Central University’s Cami Correa is one of five recipients of the 2012 Great American Conference Degree Completion Award, it was announced on Friday by the league office in Russellville, Ark.

    Correa, who just completed her two-year softball playing career with the Lady Tigers, will receive a $1,500 award from the GAC. There were 12 applicants and Correa was one of the five selected by virtue of her academic and athletic standings as well as financial needs for the upcoming year.

  • Posted on: 04 August, 2012
    Group photo or recipients

    Four East Central University professors were awarded with the prestigious Teaching Excellence Award during the Evening of Faculty Recognition late last spring.

    The 2011-12 winners were Dr. Michael Bay, professor of Biology; Dr. Marc Klippenstine, assistant professor of Psychology; Dr. Shirley Mixon, professor of Business and ECU’s Director of the Oklahoma Reach Higher Program; and Dr. Regina Robertson, professor of Human Resources.

  • Posted on: 03 August, 2012

    Boomer W. Appleman knows the ins and outs of institutional organization, operations and governance.

    Now Appleman brings that understanding as East Central University’s new Dean of Students for 2012-13.

    Appleman replaces Bronson Warren, who was Dean of Students since 2005.

    “I am deeply committed to enhancing the personal and educational development of all students,” said Appleman. “Throughout my tenure in higher education, I have demonstrated my advocacy for and commitment to student development and personal academic success.”

  • Posted on: 29 July, 2012
    Enrollment for continuing students, former students and transfer students at East Central University is ongoing until the beginning of fall classes on Aug. 20.
    Beginning freshmen can enroll on Aug. 17, provided their admissions and pre-testing are complete. That day freshmen will undergo a mandatory advisement/enrollment session.
    A late enrollment through the first five days of classes is also available until Aug. 24.
  • Posted on: 29 June, 2012
    ECU Russian Counselors

    A three-week summer Russian camp hosted by East Central University will end tonight (JUNE 29) with a banquet from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Stanley Wagner Ballroom located in the Memorial Student Union at ECU. Students, teachers, parents, counselors and special guests are invited to participate.

    Students and counselors will present Russian classic poetry, folk songs and dances they learned during the camp at the banquet.


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