October 2010

ECU HONORING PEC SATURDAY AT FOOTBALL GAME

Peoples Electric Cooperative will be honored by East Central University President John R. Hargrave at Norris Field Saturday [OCT. 16] at the football game between ECU and Eastern New Mexico University.

Free tickets have been provided for employees of PEC, a rural electric distribution cooperative that serves about 14,000 customers and has its headquarters and an operations center located in Ada.

SHOWTIME PERFORMING 'THE PAJAMA GAME' THIS WEEK AT ECU

The Tony Award-winning musical "The Pamaja Game," with its favorite hits "Hey There," "Steam Heat" and "Hernando's Hideaway," will be performed Thursday through Saturday [OCT. 14-16] at East Central University.

Showtime, ECU's musical theatre ensemble, will present the musical at 7:30 each night in the Chalmers Herman Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. Seating is limited.

ECU CONTINUING EDUCATION HEALTHCARE COURSES ABOUT TO BEGIN

Four healthcare courses, Medical Billing and Coding, EKG Technician Certification Program, Pharmacy Technician, and Phlebotomy Technician, will be offered beginning Oct. 18 [MONDAY] at East Central University.

ECU ALUMNI PLAN LA FRAGUA REUNION AFTER GAME, FIREWORKS SATURDAY

Once East Central University's Homecoming football game is over Saturday night [OCT. 9], an unusual reunion will recall a one-time gathering place for ECU students of the 1970s and 1980s.

The La Fragua reunion will begin around 9 p.m. at the Elks Lodge to recall the Ada club where ECU students spent many evenings. It will be open to all alumni, not just students from those two decades.

RIVER HUSTON TO SPEAK TUESDAY AT ECU

A stand-up comic, award-winning poet, journalist and activist will give a presentation on alcohol awareness, safer sex and sexual assault Tuesday [OCT. 12] at East Central University.

ECU’S POGUE GALLERY TO HOST BEATLES

The Pogue Gallery in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center at East Central University is hosting an exhibit of works by Tulsa artists Bob and Sandy Sober on weekdays through Oct. 28. The gallery also will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday [OCT. 9] for Homecoming.

NEIL SIMON COMEDY 'FOOLS' OPENS THURSDAY AT ECU

When the new schoolmaster goes to a small Ukrainian village eager to begin his first real teaching job in "Fools," Neil Simon's light romantic comedy which opens Thursday at East Central University, he gets three surprises.

GEN. JAMES D. THURMAN VISITING ECU SATURDAY FOR HOMECOMING

Gen. James D. Thurman, an East Central University alumnus who commands the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) at Fort McPherson, Ga., the army's largest command, and his wife, Dee, will be ECU's Aloha Homecoming parade marshals on Saturday [OCT. 9].

The four-star general also will speak at a veteran appreciation ceremony Saturday morning and participate in the coin toss before the football game begins at 6 p.m.

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