October 2007

ANOATUBBY TO BE INDUCTED INTO ECU HALL OF GOVERNORS FRIDAY

Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby, a 1972 graduate of East Central University, will be inducted into ECU's Hall of Governors Friday [OCT. 26] during a dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. in the University Center. The ceremony is open to the public.

ANOATUBBY TO BE INDUCTED INTO ECU HALL OF GOVERNORS FRIDAY

Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby, a 1972 graduate of East Central University, will be inducted into ECU's Hall of Governors Friday [OCT. 26] during a dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. in the University Center. The ceremony is open to the public.

AMERICAN CONCERT PIANIST JAMES GILES PERFORMING AT ECU SUNDAY

American concert pianist James Giles will perform in Ada Sunday [OCT. 28] as part of East Central University's 2007-08 Piano Series.

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Summers Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students, with all proceeds going toward the “All-Steinway School” Fund.

LITTLE DIXIE CONTEST BRINGING 1,300 STUDENTS TO ECU OCT. 23 AND 25

Approximately 1,300 high school students from across the state will compete in the Little Dixie Music Contest either Oct. 23 [TUESDAY] or Oct. 25 [THURSDAY] at East Central University.

Students are coming from Altus in southwest Oklahoma to Oologah in the northeast, said Kelly Alig, director of the contest which has been held at ECU for more than 25 years.

ECU EXHIBITS, SPEAKER TO FOCUS ON PREVENTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and several events, including a poignant exhibit and a noted speaker on Tuesday [Oct. 16], are planned at East Central University to bring attention to the problem.

Posters and flyers are posted around the campus, and the Campus Initiative to Reduce Crime Against Women (CIRCAW) and its partners will have information and resources displayed in ECU buildings.

FALL COLLOQUIUM AT ECU CELEBRATING OKLAHOMA HISTORY

The Center for Advancement of American History at East Central University is opening its Fall Preservice Colloquium to the public Oct. 12-13 [FRIDAY-SATURDAY] to celebrate Oklahoma's Centennial.

The center and its Teaching American History Grant projects will present the colloquium on "Celebrating Oklahoma/Teaching American History: Infusing Oklahoma History and Culture into the Classroom."

GADDIE TO DELIVER WATKINS LECTURE TUESDAY AT ECU

Dr. Keith Gaddie will deliver the annual Lou Watkins Endowed Lectureship at 7 p.m. Tuesday [OCT. 9] at East Central University. The free lecture will be held in the Estep Multimedia Center in the University Center and is open to the public.

GRANT-WRITING WORKSHOP SCHEDULED OCT. 9-10 AT ECU

A two-day grant-writing workshop will be held Oct. 9-10 [TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY] at East Central University to teach participants everything from how to identify research avenues and needs to developing goals and writing an abstract and cover letter for a proposal.

AUTHOR TO DISCUSS 1930s LOOTING OF SPIRO MOUNDS MONDAY AT ECU

Dr. David La Vere, an award-winning author and professor at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, will discuss "Looting Spiro Mounds: An American King Tut's Tomb" in a public lecture Monday [OCT. 8] at East Central University.

He will speak at 7 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Center in the University Center. The lecture is sponsored by ECU's Hayes Native American Studies Center. 

MODERN-DAY 'JULIUS CAESAR' OPENING ECU THEATRE SEASON OCT. 3

Togas are out, and metal detectors are in for East Central University's first theatre production of the year, "Julius Caesar," which will be presented at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday [OCT. 3-6] in the Dorothy Summers Theatre.

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