October 2009

POLITICAL SCIENCE PROFESSOR TO DELIVER LOU WATKINS LECTURE

Controversial political science professor Dr. John R. Hibbing will deliver the Lou Watkins Endowed Lecture at 12:30 p.m. Friday [NOV. 6] in the Oklahoma Room in East Central University's Memorial Student Union.

FAMILY TIES TO UNIVERSITY HELP FORM PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN ECU PRESIDENT, ECU FOUNDATION DIRECTOR

Their families have had ties to East Central University and known each other for decades, but Phyllis Kunze and John Hargrave never met until Hargrave became ECU's president last July.

WHITTEN REPEATING PRESENTATION AT ECU ABOUT DRUG ADDICTION

Reggie Whitten, the Oklahoma City attorney who told an overflow crowd at East Central University last August about his son's drug addiction and death, will return to the campus Wednesday [NOV. 4] to give more people an opportunity to hear his multi-media message about the effects of addictions and substance abuse.

AMBASSADOR BLACKWELL TO HEADLINE POLITICAL SCIENCE CONFERENCE AT ECU

The three forms of citizenship experienced by people who are citizens of state, national, and tribal governments will be discussed at East Central University Thursday [NOV. 5] by the Chickasaw Nation's ambassador to the United States.

NASA ENGINEER SPEAKING ABOUT SPACE FLIGHT FRIDAY AT ECU

Dr. John Bacon, the systems integration engineer for NASA's International Space Station Program, will speak at 8 p.m. Friday [OCT. 30] at East Central University as part of the Homecoming Physics Reunion celebrating 100 years of physics at ECU.

'24 WORKS ON PAPER' ON EXHIBIT IN POGUE GALLERY AT ECU

The "24 Works on Paper" exhibition has opened in the Pogue Gallery in East Central University's Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. The exhibit will run through Nov. 30 with a reception at 4 p.m. Admission is free.

POET TAYLOR MALI TO PERFORM AT OKLAHOMA LITERARY ARTS FESTIVAL

Taylor Mali, a nationally known slam poet and teacher, will perform at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5 [THURSDAY] in East Central University's Dorothy Summers Theatre as part of the Oklahoma Literary Arts Festival. The performance is free and open to the public.

ECU GRAD, ALZHEIMER'S PATIENT SPEAKING THURSDAY ABOUT DISEASE

When a successful business executive and East Central University graduate sought medical assistance for worrisome health symptoms several years ago, he was only 48 years old and not a typical candidate for Alzheimer's disease.

OKLAHOMA TEACHER OF THE YEAR SPEAKING MONDAY AT ECU

Oklahoma's 2009 Teacher of the Year, who will speak Monday at East Central University's Marvin Stokes Endowed Lectureship, says he had to fail before he learned how to reach his students and pull them away from failure.

LOCAL STUDENTS IN ECU FLUTE ENSEMBLE PERFORMING THURSDAY

The East Central University Flute Ensemble will perform on the Woodwind Ensembles Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday [OCT. 29] in the Ataloa Theater in ECU's newly opened Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

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