ECU Students Take Gold at International Pitch Competition

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Two East Central University students - Mackinsey Archer, of Choctaw, and Yashna Arnold, of Washington, Oklahoma - took first place in the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) International Pitch Competition held recently in Houston, Texas. The pair pitched "The Hairy Hotel," a luxury pet boarding business that solves the dilemma of where to leave a pet when going on a vacation or business trip. The hotel offers a setting in which pets stay in a comfortable room with individual attention and group playtime.

Wright Receives Richard E. Baumgartner Outstanding Rehabilitation Graduate Student Award at ECU

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Cheyanne Wright, right of Ada, was the recipient of the Richard E. Baumgartner Outstanding Rehabilitation Graduate Student Award during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with Wright is Dr. Dwaine Turner, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

Stuart Receives James West Outstanding Rehabilitation Graduate Intern Award at ECU

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Nichole Stuart, right of Talihina, was the recipient of the James A. West Outstanding Rehabilitation Graduate Intern Award during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with Stuart is Dr. Jacquelyn Dalton, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

Wilson Receives Outstanding Counseling Intern Award at ECU

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Dakota Wilson, right of Wilburton, was the recipient of the Outstanding Counseling Intern Award during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with Wilson is Lisa Sheffield, professor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

Sullivan Receives Selma Cody Strunk Graduate Scholarship at ECU

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Delena Sullivan, left of Pauls Valley, was the recipient of the Selma Cody Strunk Graduate Scholarship during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards Event this past spring. Pictured with Sullivan is Holli Witherington, instructor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services and director of the Brandon Whitten Institute for Addiction and Recovery.

Stricker Receives Two Scholarships at ECU

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Braydon Stricker, left of Ardmore, was the recipient of both the Jon Arrasmith Centennial Memorial Scholarship and the Chief Ray Farmer Memorial Scholarship during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with Stricker is Dr. Melissa Inglis, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

Smith Receives Richard E. Baumgartner Outstanding Rehabilitation Graduate Student Award at ECU

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Brandon Smith, right of Seminole, was the recipient of the Richard E. Baumgartner Outstanding Rehabilitation Graduate Student Award during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with Smith is Holli Witherington, instructor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services and director of the Brandon Whitten Institute for Addiction and Recovery.

Roper Receives Criminal Justice Student of the Year Award at ECU

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Aden Roper, center of Mustang, was the recipient of the Criminal Justice Student of the Year Award during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured at left with Roper is Thomas Parr, professor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services, and at right is Hannah Decker, ECU student from Nevada, Texas.

Chambers Receives Virgil Taylor Memorial Scholarship at ECU

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Erin Chambers, right of Chickasha, was the recipient of the Virgil Taylor Memorial Scholarship during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with Chambers is Jeanene Taylor, instructor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

Pate Receives COP Student of the Year Award at ECU

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Cansas Pate, right of Antlers, was the recipient of the COP Student of the Year Award during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with Pate is Thomas Parr, professor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

Neely Receives Outstanding Social Work Intern Award at ECU

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Brock Neely, right of Edmond, was the recipient of the Outstanding Social Work Intern Award during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with Neely is Destany Schafer-Morgan, instructor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

Musick Receives Lowell E. Green Scholarship at ECU

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Kristin Musick, right of Ada, was the recipient of the Lowell E. Green Scholarship during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with Musick is Dr. Dwaine Turner, assistant professor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

Morgenthaler Receives Counseling Leadership Award at ECU

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Mark Morgenthaler, right of Ada, was the recipient of the Social Work Student of the Year Award during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured at left with Morgenthaler is Jeanene Taylor, instructor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

McGee Receives DCT CLASS Graduate Endowment Scholarship at ECU

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Quincy McGee, right of Purcell, was the recipient of the DCT CLASS Graduate Endowment Scholarship during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with McGee is Dr. Paige Williams, professor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

Maylen Receives Clayton Morgan Rehabilitation Leadership Award at ECU

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Danny Maylen, right of Wetumka, was the recipient of the Clayton A. Morgan Rehabilitation Leadership Award during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured at left with Maylen is Dr. Regina Robertson, recently retired in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

Johnson Receives Briles Scholarship at ECU

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Brandy Johnson, left of Ada, was the recipient of the Briles Rehabilitation Counseling Scholarship during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with Johnson is Lisa Sheffield, professor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

James Receives Three Scholarships at ECU

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Brittany James, left of Macomb, was the recipient of the Chief "Pete" Gray Scholarship, Natashia Wright Scholarship and the Briles Criminal Justice Scholarship during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with James is Thomas Parr, assistant professor and director of the Collegiate Officer Program.

Herman Receives Two Scholarships at ECU

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Ruth Herman, right of Waxahachie, Texas, was the recipient of both the Colonel Tom A. Thomas Scholarship and the Briles Rehabilitation Counseling Scholarship during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with Herman is Holli Witherington, instructor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services and director of the Brandon Whitten Institute for Addiction and Recovery.

Gurule Receives Counseling Student of the Year Award at ECU

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Haley Gurule, right of Bartlesville, was the recipient of the Counseling Student of the Year Award during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with Gurule is Lisa Sheffield, professor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

Emuophe Receives Quiett-Gerlach Counseling Scholarship at ECU

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Israel Emuophe, right of Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria, was the recipient of the Quiett-Gerlach Counseling Scholarship during East Central University's 2019 Professional Programs in Human Services Awards and Recognition Event this past spring. Pictured with Emuophe is Dr. Paige Williams, professor in the Department of Professional Programs in Human Services.

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