November 2013

ECU FLUTE ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM AT CONCERT ON TUESDAY, NOV. 12

Members of the East Central University Flute Ensemble include (from left): Makaila Rodriguez, of Lawton; Rachael Bessert, Warsaw, Mo.; Brooklyn Garvin, Holdenville; Catherine Melton, Moore; Ashlyn Puckett, Pauls Valley; C’Ayra Wood, Elmore City; Erin Burton, Oklahoma City; and Alexis Hazel, Marlow. Not pictured is Debbie Allen, of Ada. The flute ensemble, directed by Juliana Overmier, will be performing at the Woodwinds Ensembles Concert on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

ECU STUDENT THOMPSON ONE OF ONLY THREE STUDENTS IN THE COUNTRY TO RECEIVE WOMEN OF COLOR STEM STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD

ADA – Growing up near the Chickasaw National Park in Sulphur, only piqued the interest and love of science for East Central University junior Linzi Thompson.

Thompson spent her summers working in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, gaining an appreciation for nature and the environment, as well as working with animals.

Her zest has led to pursuing a career in the environmental health science field and recently achieving a prestigious national award.

VETERANS, MILITARY RESOURCE ROUNDUP SLATED FOR NOV. 18

ADA – The Veterans Upward Bound Program, at East Central University, is hosting a Veterans and Military Resource Roundup on Monday, Nov. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center on the ECU campus.

The roundup features an informational speed sharing and networking event with service providers in the morning and an afternoon outreach session for veterans, military service members and their families.

ECU THEATRE DEPARTMENT TO PRESENT THE IMAGINARY INVALID ON NOV. 14-16 AT CHALMERS HERMAN THEATRE

ADA – The East Central University Theatre Department will present The Imaginary Invalid, written by playwright/actor Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known as Moliere, on Nov. 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chalmers Herman Theatre at the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $9 for senior citizens and non-ECU students. ECU alumni receive a $1 discount and admission is free to all ECU students, faculty and staff with an ECU ID. Tickets can be purchased online at tickets.ecok.edu or by calling the box office at 580-559-5751.

ECU’S FALL 2013 NOYCE COLLOQUIUM SET FOR NOV. 13

ADA – Chris Eckler, former ECU Noyce Scholar and math teacher at Ada Junior High School, will be the presenter at East Central University’s Fall 2013 Noyce Colloquium on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Regents Room of the Memorial Student Union.

Eckler’s topic will be teaching junior high mathematics in Ada.

The event will include free pizza and soda.

FORMER MOUSEKETEER LINDSEY ALLEY BRINGING ONE-WOMAN, COMEDY-MUSIC SHOW TO EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY ON NOV. 6

ADA – Lindsey Alley indeed has some stories to tell.

Alley may have not achieved the glamour of some of her fellow Mouseketeers from the All-New Mickey Mouse Club, but she certainly describes her life as fascinating.

She will be performing her one-woman, comedy-music show titled “Blood, Sweat and Mouseketears” on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at East Central University’s Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

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