October 2014

“ECU FROM A TO Z” BOOKS FOR SALE FROM HONORS PROGRAM

East Central University’s Honors Program is pleased to announce the publication of “ECU from A to Z,” a 35-page, hardback, full-color book that introduces readers to ECU’s campus and some of the many people who have brought it to life over the years. 

The just-published book is on sale in the Honors Program office and online. 

BATES NAMED QUEEN, BROWN SELECTED KING AT 2014 ECU HOMECOMING

Tori Bates (third from left) and James Brown (fourth from left) were crowned East Central University’s 2014 Homecoming Queen and King on Saturday, Oct. 25, at halftime of the Tigers’ football game with Southwestern Oklahoma State. Bates is a senior from Sulphur and actively involved in Chi Omega and holds a position on the executive board. Brown, a junior from Shawnee, represented the Business Leaders’ Association and is a member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity. Brown is currently president of the ECU Marketing Club.

TRANSFER ENROLLMENT DAY SET FOR NOV. 5 AT ECU

Students interested in continuing their education at East Central University are invited to attend Transfer Enrollment Day on Wednesday, Nov.5, in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center in the Bill S. Cole University Center.

All new transfer students are encouraged to take advantage of Transfer Enrollment Day. This day is the first opportunity for a transfer student to become acquainted with ECU.

Students planning to attend must have been admitted to ECU prior to Nov. 5, 2014.

BABES IN TOYLAND TO BE PERFORMED BY ECU SHOWTIME ON NOV. 7-8

ECU SHOWTIME, East Central University’s premiere music theatre performing ensemble, and a lengthy cast of children from the Ada area will present “Babes in Toyland” at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 7-8 in the Dorothy Summers Theatre on the ECU campus.

Tickets are free for ECU employees and students with a valid ID. Show prices for the general public are $7 for adults, $5 for students and seniors, and $3 for children five and under.

FOUNDATION REPAIR INVENTOR GREGORY TO DELIVER ECU’S LIMES LECTURE ON NOV. 19

Steve Gregory, inventor and founder of the Ram Jack method of foundation repair, will be honored as Entrepreneur of the Year and deliver East Central University’s Leonard Limes Lecture at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the ECU Foundation Hall of the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

TICKETS STILL ON SALE FOR IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT, SET FOR NOV. 5

Tickets are still on sale for In the Heat of the Night, East Central University’s first featured stage performance of the 2014-2015 Fine Arts Season, set for 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5, in the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

L.A. Theatre Works, with Susan Albert Loewenberg as producing director, is presenting In the Heat of the Night, based on John Ball’s novel by the same name.

This production contains graphic and mature language and is not recommended for all audiences.

LITERARY ARTS FESTIVAL SET FOR NOV. 6 AT ECU; REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY, OCT. 29

The 19th Annual Oklahoma Literary Arts Festival, hosted by the East Central University Department of English and Languages and the Center of Continuing Education and Community Services, is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center as part of the Scissortail Arts Series.

ECU SCREENS PRESENTS DOCUMENTARY ‘GRANITO’ ON NOV. 1

In honor of Native American Heritage month, East Central University will host a screening of Granito: How to Nail a Dictator at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, in the Ataloa Theatre of Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

The filmmaker Peter Kinoy will hold a question and answer session following the screening. The screening and question/answer session is free and open to the public.

DR. McMAHON TO DELIVER ECU’S HEDGEHOG AND FOX FACULTY LECTURE

Dr. Jennifer L. McMahon, professor of English and Languages, will deliver East Central University’s 18th Annual Hedgehog and Fox Faculty Lecture, “The Philosopher’s Stone,” at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center in the Bill S. Cole University Center.

The lecture is free and open to the public.

ECU TO HOST CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH EVENT, OCT. 28-30

Identity theft, fraud, phishing and cyber bullying are the unfortunate aspects of today’s technological landscape.

East Central University’s student organization, 21ST3 (21st Century Students Transforming Teaching with Technology), is hosting a three-day cyber-focused event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 28-30 in the Bill S. Cole University Center.

The event, free and open to the public, is being held in conjunction with National Cyber Security Awareness Month (October) and the Department of Homeland Security’s national campaign called Stop.Think.Connect.

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