June 2014

ACCREDITATION REAFFIRMED FOR ECU’S HARLAND C. STONECIPHER SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

The sign to the entrance of the Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business

ADA – The board of directors for the Accreditation Council for Business Schools Programs has granted East Central University’s Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business continued accreditation for 10 years.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO MEDIATE IN LOCAL COURTS IN GARVIN COUNTY

ADA - Learning how to help people resolve conflicts and move on with their lives can be very rewarding, according to a group of volunteers who do just that.

Each year dozens of Oklahomans agree to give their time and energy to become a volunteer mediator through the Early Settlement Mediation Program. Garvin County is seeking additional volunteer mediators to assist with both community- and court-related disputes.  

TWO ECU PROFESSORS HONORED WITH PRESTIGIOUS DAVINCI AWARDS

ADA – Two East Central University professors – Dr. Christine Pappas and W.T. Skye Garcia – were recently recognized with DaVinci Fellow Awards, which honor higher education faculty whose accomplishments reflect creative and innovative approaches that have made a significant contribution to their academic discipline.

Pappas is professor and coordinator for the ECU Department of Political Science and Legal Studies, and Garcia is an instructor of music.

Pappas has a mission to rectify the problem of voter apathy by increasing civic engagement.