January 2013

DR. NAKAMORI TO SPEAK AT EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY’S 2013 LOCKMILLER LECTURE IN ART HISTORY ON FEB. 27

Dr. Yasufumi Nakamori, Associate Curator of Photography for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, will be the guest speaker for the 2013 Lockmiller Lecture in Art History on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 4 p.m. in the Estep Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

Nakamori’s talk called For a New World to Come: Experiments in Art and Photography from 1970s Japan is based on his research for the last three years for a proposed exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, with the same title.

ECU STUDENTS CAN EARN SIX CREDIT HOURS WITH SPRING BREAK TRIP TO SPAIN

East Central University students can earn six credit hours with a trip to the country of Spain during Spring Break.

Students will depart on the trip March 15 and will return on March 25. They will earn the six ECU credit hours at the University of Extremadura, located in the city of Caceres. The cities of Madrid and Toledo will also be visited.

The cost of the trip is approximately $2,895. The deadline has been extended until Feb. 8.

ECU RELEASES HONOR ROLLS FOR FALL 2012 SEMESTER

Outstanding academic work by East Central University students have led to listings on the President’s Honor Roll and Dean’s Honor Roll for the fall semester of 2012.

Students must complete 12 credit hours during the semester to be included on the honor roll. They cannot receive an “I” for incomplete work.

ECU TO OFFER $500 FEE WAIVER TO POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY RESIDENTS

A valued education can be obtained at East Central University and incoming freshmen from Pottawatomie County can receive help with a $500 fee waiver for the 2013-14 school term.

The fee waiver covers $250 each semester, beginning with the fall of 2013 and ending with the spring of 2014. This scholarship would be in addition to any other smaller waivers that may be offered by ECU.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Set for Jan. 21 in Ada

In honor of the holiday, a city-wide Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service will be held from 9 a.m. until noon on Monday, Jan. 21.

Because the day is a federal holiday, many consider it to be a day off. Members of King’s family have urged that his service to our country be honored by considering it ‘A Day On, Not a Day Off’.

The City of Ada is coordinating the service effort which will consist of picking up trash and debris throughout the city.

Landmark Bank President Presents Check to ECU Foundation

Landmark Bank President Dale Boatwright presents a scholarship check to East Central University Foundation Executive Director Phyllis Danley. The yearly $750 check goes toward scholarships and this year will be applied toward assisting the ECU Chorale trip to Washington, D.C. in December of 2013.

Eleven Teachers Honored for Excellence During ECU's Stokes Lecture

Eleven teachers were recently honored during East Central University’s Marvin Stokes Endowed Lecture, hosted by East Central University’s College of Education and Psychology. Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year for 2012, Elaine Hutchison, delivered the lecture.