April 2011

ECU PRESENTING ‘TAMING OF THE SHREW’ COMEDY FRIDAY, SATURDAY

Shakespeare’s comedy about a shrewish woman who is mad, angry and misunderstood – and how she is transformed – will be presented Friday and Saturday [APRIL 15-16] at East Central University.

 “The Taming of the Shrew” will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center, directed by Dr. Richard Groetzinger, director of theatre and assistant professor of communication.

YOUNGSTERS CAN LEARN ABOUT AMERICA’S YOUNGEST PILOT AT ECU

Pearl Carter Scott, who was taught to fly by famed aviator Wiley Post when she was 12, will be the focus of the annual Kaleidoscope Conference April 15 [FRIDAY] at East Central University. The conference is open to youngsters from the 3rd through the 8th grade and enrollment is still open.

PASCHALL, SMITH, ROBINSON TO BE INDUCTED IN KEEFER EDUCATORS HALLOF FAME AT ECU

A retired East Central University professor, the 2011 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year and an early-day ECU graduate will be inducted into ECU’s Gene and Evelyn Keefer Educators Hall of Fame at 2:30 p.m. April 13 [WEDNESDAY]. The ceremony will be open to the public in the Danley Hall atrium.

ECU STUDENTS CELEBRATING GLOBAL YOUTH SERVICE DAY APRIL 15

East Central University students from Pi Sigma Alpha, the Legal Professionals Association and a class on government and political science research methods will celebrate Global Youth Service Day from 3 to 5 p.m. April 15 [FRIDAY] during Olympic HEROES at the Boys and Girls Club of Ada.

ECU’S SHOWTIME PRESENTING “DISNEY DAZZLE” APRIL 14

Favorite songs from Walt Disney movies will be performed by SHOWTIME, East Central University’s music theatre ensemble, on April 14 [THURSDAY]. “Disney Dazzle!” will begin at 7 p.m. in the Chalmers Herman Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

ECU ALUMNI IN McALESTER AREA PLANNING REUNION APRIL 15

Former students and graduates of East Central University will meet in McAlester for an alumni reunion April 15 [FRIDAY] at Angel’s Diner, 1402 S. George Nigh Expressway. The reunion will begin at 6 p.m. and will include appetizers and prizes. Attendees should register online at alumni.ecok.edu or call 580-559-5651. Donations will be taken at the door for an alumni scholarship.

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ECU PLANS MEETING IN McALESTER ABOUT EARNING SOCIAL WORK DEGREE

An informational meeting for persons interested in pursuing the bachelor of social work degree from East Central University is set for April 18 [Monday] at the Eastern Oklahoma State College McAlester campus. The meeting will be held in Room 111 of the Wanda Bass Building from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

The social work program offers special opportunities for students interested in working in child welfare, and those who wish to work with older adults.

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