July 2014

SAIED MUSIC AWARD PRESENTED AT ECU

The Saied Music Award was presented to the most advanced music students at East Central University.
 

Thomas TolbertTOLBERT PRESENTED SAIED MUSIC AWARD AT EAST CENTRAL UNIVERSITY

ECU DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC ACCREDITED FOR 10 MORE YEARS

ADA – East Central University’s Department of Music received confirmation of Music Program Accreditation by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), it was recently announced.

The accreditation is for 10 years and places all music programs in all degree plans in good standing with the accrediting agency.

PASSION FOR POLITICAL SCIENCE, LAW LEADS TO SEVERAL HONORS FOR ECU’S CULLUM

Kaylin Cullum
ADA – Kaylin Cullum’s passion for political science and law has led to several awards for the East Central University senior from Wetumka.
 
First, Cullum was accepted as only one of 10 students nationally for the University of California’s Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship. She is currently in the seven-week residential fellowship which prepares students for graduate school and law school.
 

ECU HAS METHOD OF TRACKING PROGRESS OF RECENT GRADUATES

ADA – East Central University has a new tool in tracking the progress and success of its recent graduates.
 
For the first time ECU, along with 43 other colleges and universities in 22 states, have a reliable and nationally-standardized method for finding out what their students are doing after graduation.
 
“ECU has collaborated with CSO Research to develop an online survey to tap student behaviors in seeking their first full-time job and to assess their attitudes toward the workplace,” said ECU Career Center Director Peggy Saunkeah.

ECU School of Business Spring 2014 Honors and Recognition Banquet

The Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business Honors and Recognition Banquet was held Spring 2014. This is a list of honors and recognition winners.
 

ECU Department of Human Resources Spring 2014 Awards and Recognition Program

The ECU Department of Human Resources Awards and Recognition Program was held Spring 2014. This is a list of award and recognition winners.
 

ECU’S ALPHA CHI CHAPTER EXCELS IN COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH PROJECT AT NATIONAL CONVENTION

ADA – Student members of East Central University’s Alpha Chi Honor Society Chapter excelled with a collaborative research project at the national convention this spring in St. Louis, Mo.

The Alpha Chi National Chapter offered a $5,000 prize for a team that addressed “The Future of Water.” ECU’s team placed second with a project entitled “The Worth of Water: Groundwater, a Diminishing Resource.”

NINETY INDUCTED INTO ECU’S ALPHA CHI CHAPTER

Alpha Chi Initiation Spring 2014

ADA – East Central University’s Alpha Chi Chapter inducted 90 new members in a ceremony attended by 300 in the Stanley P. Wagner Ballroom this spring.

Alpha Chi is comprised of the top 10 percent of juniors and seniors at ECU and is the only university-wide honor society.

FISHER AWARDS ANNOUNCED FROM ECU’S SCISSORTAIL WRITING FESTIVAL

Scissortail Fisher Contest Winners Photo

ADA – These high school students were honored with Fisher Awards during the Scissortail Creative Writing Festival held this spring at East Central University.

ECU FACULTY MEMBERS HONORED WITH TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Teaching Excellence Award Winners Photo

ADA – Five East Central University faculty members were honored with Teaching Excellence Awards for 2013-14. The five were nominated by students and their peers. Pictured with Dr. Duane Anderson, provost and vice president for academic affairs (far left) and ECU President John R.

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