May 2010

ECU STUDENTS LISTED ON PRESIDENT'S, DEANS' HONOR ROLLS

Students at East Central University with outstanding academic performance during the spring semester have been included on the President's and Deans' Honor Rolls.

BLOCKBUSTER ART EXHIBIT SETS 'SNEAK PEEK' OPENING MONDAY IN ECU'S POGUE ART GALLERY

A "sneak peek" opening will be held for Dallas artist Ron Clark's current series, Impending Presence, from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday [MEMORIAL DAY] in the Pogue Art Gallery in East Central University's Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

CLINIC, TRYOUTS FOR ECU DANCE TEAM SCHEDULED JUNE 5

Tryouts for the ECU Dance Team, the group that performs at football and basketball games, will be held June 5 [SATURDAY] on the East Central University campus. Currently enrolled students or incoming freshmen may apply.

HISTORIAN EDWARD O'DONNELL SPEAKING JUNE 2 AT ECU

An author and historian who has provided commentary for a number of television and radio programs will speak June 2 [WEDNESDAY] at East Central University.

NATIONAL APPRECIATION DAY RECOGNIZES CHILD CARE PROVIDERS

Child care organizations and parents across the globe joined together to celebrate Child Care Provider Appreciation Day earlier this month. In Ada, Project Invest, a program of East Central University's Child Care Resource & Referral and Smart Start South Central, led the effort.

ECU GRADUATE AWARDED FULBRIGHT ENGLISH TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIP

A fascination with East Asian history has led a new East Central University graduate to become the university's first recipient of a prestigious Fulbright grant.

Dianna Kriegh of Vanoss has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program which offers fellowships for study, research and teaching in other countries. She applied to teach English for a year in South Korea.

DON'T GO TO HORACE MANN BUILDING DURING SEVERE WEATHER

The Horace Mann Building at East Central University, usually a designated storm shelter for the Ada community, will not be available after today [THURSDAY, MAY 13]. It will be closed through the summer for several construction projects.

HAVE FUN, PLAY MUSIC AGAIN IN SUMMER COMMUNITY BAND

Dr. Allen Correll, band director at East Central University, is organizing and conducting a community band at ECU this summer that will have its first meeting Monday night [MAY 17].

The group hopes to attract adults who are former band members and current high school or college band students.

ADA TO HOST ARTS LEARNING FORUM

Oklahoma Arts Council staff will return to Ada Monday [MAY 17] to partner with East Central University for a follow-up session to their May 4 Town Hall Meeting for the Arts.

The meeting will be a forum focusing on arts education. Bridget Forshay, ECU community development coordinator, will help facilitate the meeting from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Regents Room of ECU's Memorial Student Union.

ECU'S CONTINUING EDUCATION OFFERING HEALTHCARE COURSES

Four on-campus healthcare certification courses will be offered by East Central University's Continuing Professional Education Program beginning June 21.

Instructors will teach Medical Billing and Coding, the EKG Technician Certification Program, Pharmacy Technician Certification and Phlebotomy Technician Certification in Fentem Hall.

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