September 2010

SISTER ROSEMARY NYIRUMBE VISITS CAMPUS

Photo of Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe with President HargraveSister Rosemary Nyirumbe of the St. Monica's Girls Tailoring Centre in Gulu, Uganda, and East Central University President John Hargrave embrace after he named her an honorary alumna of ECU.

ECU'S HOMECOMING KING, QUEEN TO BE CROWNED OCT. 9

Five finalists are in the running for East Central University's 2010 Homecoming king and queen.

ECU students will vote on Wednesday [OCT. 6] and the winners will be announced at the coronation at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 9 [SATURDAY] at Norris Field before the football game between ECU and the University of the Incarnate Word. Kickoff is at 6 p.m.

FROM THE TALLEST TO THE RAREST OFFERED ON ECU TOUR OCT. 9

A tour to see some of the tallest mountains and rarest animals in Oklahoma will be conducted Oct. 9 [SATURDAY] by Dr. Michael Hughes of East Central University.

The trip to the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in western Oklahoma is the time to see and hear the refuge's elk during rutting season.

ECU ASTRONOMY VIEWING THURSDAY TO LOOK AT CONSTELLATIONS

The first astronomy viewing of East Central University's academic year will be from 8 to 9 p.m. Thursday [SEPT. 30]. Participants should be at the northwest corner of the Physical and Environmental Sciences Building in time to leave at 8 p.m. to drive to the country to view constellations.

BRON WARREN TIGER PALOOZA SET SATURDAY AT NORRIS FIELD

High school marching bands will compete for awards Saturday [OCT. 2] in the first ECU Bron Warren Tiger Palooza at East Central University.

The competition will begin at 4 p.m. at Norris Field. Each band will march twice, once for preliminary judging and again for the finals, which will begin at 7 p.m. A performance by ECU's Marching Band will conclude the program. The $2 cost covers admission and a program.

ARTS INCUBATOR OPEN HOUSE SET FOR THURSDAY

An open house will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday [SEPT. 30] for the East Main Enterprise and Incubator which now houses two new arts-related businesses at 808 E. Main St.

The Ada Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m.

NUN WHO HELPS DISPLACED UGANDAN WOMEN PLANS VISIT TO ADA, ECU

*CORRECTED STORY: Sister Rosemary will be in Ada only on Wednesday, Sept. 29. See events listed below.

 

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, the woman featured on KWTV News9's coverage of the Pros for Africa trip to Uganda last spring, will visit Ada and East Central University Wednesday [SEPT 29].

MICHAEL CRAWFORD LEADING ETHICS TRAINING WORKSHOP AT ECU

Michael A. Crawford, a Certified Public Accountant and internationally recognized speaker and professional development instructor, will conduct an ethics training workshop Oct. 5 [TUESDAY] at East Central University.

DEADLINES NEAR FOR ECU HOMECOMING PARADE, BUSINESS LUNCHEON, GOLF SCRAMBLE, 5K RUN

Deadlines are approaching quickly for several Aloha Homecoming activities Oct. 8 and 9 [FRIDAY AND SATURDAY] at East Central University.

ECU OFFERS FREE ADMISSION TO GAME FOR AREA SCHOOL EMPLOYEES

A "Salute to Education" day on Saturday [SEPT. 25] will honor area school employees and their families with free admission to the East Central University football game. The ECU Tigers will play the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Bulldogs at 6 p.m. at Norris Field.

ECU President John Hargrave has invited employees of Pontotoc County schools to be guests at the game. They can enter the stadium by showing their school ID cards at the gate.

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