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  • Posted on: 05 September, 2013
    ADA – East Central University junior biology student Catherine Phipps is ready to broaden her horizon by spending a semester at Swansea University in Swansea, Wales.
    Phipps, part of ECU’s Global Education Program, heads out Sept. 7 and will spend three months in the United Kingdom by virtue of receiving the 2013 Brad Henry International Scholarship.
    “I was excited. I know there were a lot of good students who applied for this and it was competitive,” Phipps said.
  • Posted on: 22 August, 2013
    ADA – The East Central University family lost a well-liked member with the tragic death of Chris Lane, a student-athlete on the Tiger baseball team, on Aug. 16, 2013. 
  • Posted on: 16 August, 2013

    ADA – The Third Annual Addiction and Recovery Conference, presented by the Brandon Whitten Institute for Addiction and Recovery, will be held on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 5-6, at East Central University’s Estep Multimedia Room in the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    The conference will focus on current issues, trends and strategies in the field of substance abuse. Information will be presented on addiction recovery, treatment and prevention.

  • Posted on: 15 August, 2013
    Group photo of ECU's new faculty for 2013-14

    ADA – When East Central University launches classes this fall for the 2013-14 academic year, there will be 28 new fulltime faculty members and four professional staff on board.

    Four faculty members began their duties last spring with the remaining 24 starting their instructional duties on Aug. 19.



    Jason (Ja) Havens

    Instructor of Kinesiology/Men’s Head Basketball Coach

  • Posted on: 15 August, 2013
    logo for the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center

    ADA – Tickets are now on sale for the 2013-14 fine arts season at East Central University.

    The lineup includes: Improvised Shakespeare (Sept. 26), Miller in Concert (Oct. 24), Chicago Tap Theatre (Jan. 24), the Brad Richter and Viktor Uzu Duo in concert with the Oklahoma City Community Orchestra (Feb. 22) and Aquila Theatre’s production of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (March 6).

  • Posted on: 09 August, 2013
    Photo of the new Chickasaw Business and Conference Center

    Frequently Asked Questions about the grand opening

    ADA – Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby and Harland C. Stonecipher, founder and former CEO and Chairman of the Board of Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc., will be the featured speakers as East Central University conducts the grand opening of the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center on Thursday, Aug. 22.

  • Posted on: 08 August, 2013
    Left to right: Billie Floyd, Tyler Mills, Phyllis Danley

    Tyler Mills, a junior from Stratford, is pictured after receiving the Billie Fathree Floyd Elementary Education Scholarship at East Central University for 2013. The scholarship was established in the fall of 2012 by family and friends of Floyd, a longtime educator, Oklahoma State senator and civic leader. Also pictured with Mills are Floyd (left) and Phyllis Danley, executive director of the ECU Foundation. The scholarship is strictly awarded to an ECU student who plans to pursue a physical education teaching position at the elementary school level.

  • Posted on: 08 August, 2013
    Photo of the sculpture Shaker Man

    A significant share of Marquis Landrum’s personal sculpture collection has been bequeathed to East Central University, it was recently announced.

    The collection includes 27 three-dimensional works of non-western origin. Many of the more fragile artifacts will be displayed in cases in the gallery of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.


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