September 2013

DR. PAUL COLLINS TO DELIVER ECU’S ROTHBAUM LECTURE ON SEPT. 17

ADA – Dr. Paul Collins will deliver the annual Rothbaum Lecture on “The Future of the Second Amendment” as East Central University commemorates Constitution Day on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.
 
The Rothbaum Lecture is funded through an endowment established by the late Julian Rothbaum with a $25,000 gift to the ECU Foundation Inc. that was matched by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. He also established an endowment to fund the George Nigh Award for ECU’s top graduating senior.

ECU STUDENT, ADA RESIDENT TO STUDY ABROAD IN UKRAINE

ADA – Jamie Cluck is ready to embrace his passion while representing East Central University in the process.The senior from Ada has the opportunity, as part of ECU’s Global Education Department, to study abroad, particularly the Russian language, at Kiev National Linguistic University in Kiev, Ukraine.

ECU STUDENT PREPARED TO SPEND A SEMESTER IN WALES

ADA – East Central University junior biology student Catherine Phipps is ready to broaden her horizon by spending a semester at Swansea University in Swansea, Wales.
 
Phipps, part of ECU’s Global Education Program, heads out Sept. 7 and will spend three months in the United Kingdom by virtue of receiving the 2013 Brad Henry International Scholarship.
 
“I was excited. I know there were a lot of good students who applied for this and it was competitive,” Phipps said.
 

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