October 2012

TRANSFER ENROLLMENT DAY AT EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY SCHEDULED FOR NOV. 7

Transfer students to East Central University can enroll for the upcoming spring 2013 semester on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Students can check in at 12:30 p.m. as a brief orientation to ECU will take place. The students will also listen to guest speakers, be able to get their student identifications, meet with advisors from their department, enroll and take campus tours.

ROUTE 66: FINDING NAT KING COLE COMES TO ECU

Photo of Jeff Obafemi Carr

Experience an “Unforgettable” performance by film and stage actor Jeff Obafemi Carr as he performs his one-man show “Route 66: Finding Nat King Cole” at East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 2. Tickets are $18 and may be purchased online at tickets.ecok.edu or at the box office the night of the show.

PROFESSOR’S FAMILY MAKES GENEROUS DONATION TO EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY’S LINSCHEID LIBRARY

Photo of Yolanda Forero-Villegas

The family of the late Dr. Maria Yolanda Forero-Villegas has donated her vast book and periodical collection to East Central University’s Linscheid Library.

The assistant professor of English and languages, who came to ECU in 2011, died last spring. She taught all levels of Spanish at ECU as well as introductory French.

“It really is a wonderful donation and a big addition to our collection,” said Adriana Lancaster, dean of the library and distance education. “Dr. Forero-Villegas was a valued member of the ECU faculty and is missed.”

MOORE, KHAN CROWNED EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING QUEEN, KING

Winners of Homecoming King & Queen

Here is the 2012 East Central University Homecoming Court as Kaitlin Moore and Zubair Khan were crowned queen and king respectively at halftime of the Tigers’ home football game with Northwestern Oklahoma State on Saturday, Oct. 6. The junior attendants in front are Jaylyn Issacs (from left) and Brayden Volyes.

PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE WATCH PARTY, DISCUSSION SCHEDULED FOR ESTEP ROOM OF THE EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY COLE CENTER ON OCT. 22

The East Central University Department of Political Science and Legal Studies will be hosting a non-partisan Presidential Debate watch party on Oct. 22 in the Estep Multimedia Room of the Bill S. Cole University Center on the ECU campus.

The debate will last from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. with a discussion on foreign policy to follow. The debate and discussion is free and open to the public.

CONCERT PIANIST RIRA LIM TO PERFORM AT EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY ON MONDAY, OCT. 15

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Concert Pianist Rira Lim will be performing on Monday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre of East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

The concert, which is free to the public, will feature the talents of Lim, a native of South Korea. Lim has played internationally through Asia, Western and Eastern Europe and North America.

FORMER OKLAHOMA ATTORNEY GENERAL EDMONDSON TO SPEAK AT LOU WATKINS LECTURESHIP AT EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY

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Former Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson will be the speaker for the Lou Watkins Endowed Lectureship on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. inside the Stanley P. Wagner Ballroom at East Central University.

The event, free to the public, is billed ‘An Evening with Drew Edmondson’ as he delivers short prepared remarks before moving into a more conversational format with political science and legal studies students. He will also take questions from the audience.

CHICKASAW TALES PRODUCTION OPENS AT EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY

Chickasaw Tales Production Opens at East Central University

LANGLAND RECEIVES 2012 MILAM AWARD AT ECU HOMECOMING

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Robert Langland, second from right, receives the 2012 Milam Award from East Central University President John R. Hargrave during halftime of the Tigers’ homecoming football game against Northwestern Oklahoma State at Norris Field on Oct. 6. The Milam Award is given out each year during homecoming to a former ECU football player who has distinguished himself in his chosen career. Langland is currently the vice-president for financial services and the chief accounting officer for the St. John Health System in Tulsa.

ECU CHEERLEADER SHAKELFORD RECEIVES CRANFORD SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

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East Central University cheerleader Alicia Shakelford (center) is recognized during homecoming festivities with the James and Glenna Cranford $2,000 Scholarship Award. The award, which is given annually at homecoming to a member of the ECU cheerleading squad, was established by James Cranford in memory of his wife Glenna, a former ECU cheerleader. James passed away this past summer and the award was renamed in honor of both James and Glenna. Presenting the award was James and Glenna’s son, Mike Cranford (second from right).

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