April 2013

POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY RESIDENTS CAN OBTAIN FEE WAIVER SCHOLARSHIPS TO EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY

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.

FRESHMAN ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP ENROLLMENT SCHEDULED FOR APRIL 13-20

East Central University’s Freshmen Academic Scholarship Enrollment is scheduled for April 13, 16, 17, 18 and 20.

Registration each day will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. in the Bill S. Cole University Center on the ECU campus. That will be followed by a welcome meeting and information on ECU’s Tuition Lock Program, HigherOne Program, Honors Program, Disability Services, sECUre Success, ECU Bookstore and the enrollment process in the Estep Multi-Media Center inside the Bill S. Cole University Center.

ECU GRADUATE STUDENT BOOTH ACHIEVING QUICK SUCCESS

Tatiana Booth is a prime example of what a student can quickly achieve at East Central University and beyond. Booth, who came to ECU as a student-athlete, is developing into a teacher, coach and mentor. That was particularly the case to the students in the nearby Byng School District.

ECU’S OKLAHOMA BUSINESS WEEK RECEIVES AWARD FOR BEST CONFERENCE IN REGION

East Central University’s Oklahoma Business Week was recently presented the Exceptional Program Award for Best Conference in the Great Plains Region of the Association for Continuing Higher Education.

Accepting the award on behalf of ECU, were Stacey Bolin, Oklahoma Business Week director and ECU instructor of computer science and business administration, and Charlee Lanis, coordinator of ECU’s Community Education Program. The award was presented at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kan.

ECU WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT MOVED FROM APRIL 18 TO APRIL 29

East Central University’s Wind Ensemble Spring Concert has been moved from Thursday, March 18, to Monday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m.at the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

The concert will feature student pianist Claire Marquardt, of Poteau and winner of ECU’s Second Annual Concerto Competition, as she will perform George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the wind ensemble.

EPA GRANT AWARDED TO DR. DANE SCOTT, EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY; GROUP TO PRESENT WORK IN WASHINGTON D.C. ON APRIL 19

Environmental issues are important at East Central University and Dr. Dane W. Scott, in the Department of Chemistry, is at the forefront of making them valid.

Scott and ECU was recently chosen by the Environmental Protection Agency for a 2012-2013 P3 Award, a national student design competition for sustainability, focusing on people, prosperity and the planet. 

This grant is the only one awarded to an individual and institution in the state of Oklahoma.

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