July 2011

SEASON TICKETS ON SALE FOR TOURING PRODUCTIONS, ECU PLAYS ADA

The performer/songwriter who co-wrote “Eye of the Tiger” for Sylvester Stallone’s “Rocky III,” comedians, other musicians and a bonus Christmas program by America's premier doo-wop group are included in East Central University’s 2011-12 Fine Arts Season, along with regular ECU theatre and music productions.

Season tickets are on sale until Sept. 1 for six national touring productions and five ECU Theatre and ECU Opera performances.

ECU STAFFERS WIN FIVE AWARDS AT PUBLIC RELATIONS CONFERENCE

Five awards were presented to members of East Central University’s Communications and Marketing Department July 11 at the state conference of the Oklahoma College Public Relations Association.

ECU won the first-place Grand Award in the Video Spot category with “ECU TV: Find Your Direction at ECU,” one of three ECU television commercials now airing throughout the state. It was developed by Amy Ford, director of Communications and Marketing, and ECU students Jacob Sircy of Goodwell and Jomain McKenzie of Clarendon, Jamaica.

HIGHER LEARNING COMMISSION INVITES THIRD-PARTY COMMENT AS EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY UNDERGOES ACCREDITATION VISIT

East Central University will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit Oct. 31 and Nov. 2 by a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. ECU has been accredited by the commission from 1922-1934 and since 1947. ECU’s accreditation is at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels.