September 2012

GLOBAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AT EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY IS A TWO-WAY STREET

(Left to Right):  Dr. Mara Sukholutskaya, Elsa Mouly, Natalia Kulinichenko, Olga Prudka and Dr. Olena Bagumian

(Left to Right): Dr. Mara Sukholutskaya, Elsa Mouly, Natalia Kulinichenko, Olga Prudka and Dr. Olena Bagumian.

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CONSTITUTION DAY TO BE OBSERVED AT EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY WITH LECTURE FROM DR. CAROLYN LONG

Constitution Day will be observed at East Central University on Monday, Sept. 17, with a lecture by Dr. Carolyn Long entitled “Employment Division v. Smith After 20 Years: Religious Liberty and Contemporary Policy Issues.”

The lecture, co-sponsored by the Rothbaum Lecture and Hayes Native American Studies Center, will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center on the ECU campus.

A NIGHT OF POETRY, HILARITY FROM SPURR SET FOR SEPT. 18 AT EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY

A night of poetry reading and hilarity are in order at Spurr-Ebration on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m., at the Regents Room of Knight Hall on the East Central University campus.

Jim Spurr, a distinguished 82nd Airborne Veteran and Poet Laureate from Shawnee, will have a poetry reading and book signing at the event. Tributes will also be made to the recently-turned 77-year-old.

Spurr is moderator of the popular monthly Open Mic and is an award winning author of Open Mike/Thursday Night and Hail Mary, On Two.

EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY FACULTY FLUTIST OVERMIER, PIANIST HIBLER TO PERFORM AT ADA ARTS AND HERITAGE CENTER ON SEPT. 13

East Central University adjunct instructor and flutist Juliana Overmier, accompanied on the piano by ECU’s Dr. Starla Hibler, will perform on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center, located at 14th and Rennie in Ada.

The concert is free and open to the public.

The pair will perform works by John Carmichael, Giuseppe Verdi, Jacques Casterede, Franz Doppler, and Jacques Ibert.

TOP POP ICONS OF THE 1950S COMING TO ECU

Stand By Me, Under the Boardwalk, and There Goes My Baby are just some of the tunes audience members will be tapping their toes to when Bobby Hendricks’ Drifters perform at East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 14 [Friday]. Tickets are $18 for non-season ticket holders and may be purchased online attickets.ecok.edu or at the box office the night of the show.

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