October 2015

BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH STARS AS HAMLET AT ECU SCREENS EVENT

ECU SCREENS continues its fall season with Hamlet at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, in East Central University’s Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

Considered by many to be Shakespeare’s greatest work, Hamlet is a tragic story of vengeance and betrayal.

DARTER TO BE PRESENTED WITH MILAM AWARD AT ECU HOMECOMING

Former East Central University football player Tom Darter has been named the recipient of the 2015 Milam Award.

The Milam Award is presented annually at ECU’s homecoming football game to a former Tiger football player who not only excelled in the classroom and on the gridiron, but also distinguished himself in his chosen career.  The award is named in honor of Joe Milam, a former educator and coach in the states of Oklahoma and Texas.

MISS OKLAHOMA TO SERVE AS GRAND MARSHAL FOR ECU HOMECOMING PARADE; ATTENDEES CAN KEEP UP WITH UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON FACEBOOK

Miss Oklahoma Georgia Frazier will serve as the grand marshal of East Central University’s 2015 Homecoming Parade, which is set for Saturday at noon along Main Street in Ada.

The parade is one of many activities on tap for the weekend. Those attending ECU’s Homecoming festivities can keep up-to-date on activities throughout the weekend on the ECU Tiger Homecoming Facebook Page.        

QUEEN/KING CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED FOR ECU’S 2015 HOMECOMING

Candidates for East Central University’s 2015 Homecoming Queen/King have been announced. The king and queen will be crowned at halftime Saturday of the Tigers’ football game with Arkansas-Monticello. The kickoff is at 4 p.m.

ECU ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT TO HOST “HAUNTED HOOPS” ON OCT. 27

The East Central University Athletic Department will host “ECU Haunted Hoops” Tuesday, Oct. 27, at the Kerr Activities Center, immediately following the conclusion of the Tigers’ volleyball match against Langston that starts at 7 p.m.

Admission to the volleyball match and “ECU Haunted Hoops” is free.

Put on as a joint effort between the Tigers men’s and women’s basketball teams, the event will feature contests, prizes, free treats courtesy of Landmark Bank, introductions of the 2015-16 ECU basketball teams and an autograph session with players.

ECU CONTINUING EDUCATION, COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT SEEKING INSTRUCTORS FOR 2016 SPRING SEMESTER

The East Central University Continuing Education and Community Services Department is seeking instructors for the 2016 spring semester.

The CCECS Program is designed to provide an opportunity for people in the community to learn easily and inexpensively from others with skills and knowledge.

The ECU program offers a wide variety of quality programs that make learning fun. By teaching with the CCECS program, leaders receive visibility with a diverse audience in the classroom.

ECU FRESHMAN TAMANG IS NATIONAL JUNIOR TABLE TENNIS CHAMPION FROM NEPAL

By Haley Gurule

When East Central University students seek a certain person to play them in ping pong, they often ask Norden Tamang.

Chances are Tamang, an ECU freshman from Nepal, is going to come out the winner, considering she won the 37th National Table Tennis Championship for 2015 for the junior division in her home country of Nepal.

Tamang reached the national tournament by winning one of 75 district tourneys in her home country. She also captured a pair of bronze medals while competing in a tournament in New Deli in June.

ECU HOSTING ACBSP REGION 6 CONFERENCE FOR BUSINESS SCHOOLS, PROGRAMS

Representatives of business schools from 25 college and universities in five states are on the East Central University campus this week for the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Region 6 Conference at the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

Approximately 250 people are in attendance, including the business school representatives (adults and college students), high school students, ECU faculty and various volunteers. Region 6 consists of business schools and programs from Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Texas.

FOUR ECU STUDENTS AWARDED FUNDING UNDER NASA NATIONAL SPACE GRANT COLLEGE AND FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Four East Central University students were awarded funding under the NASA National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Kylee Boydstun, a junior biology major from Ada; Morgan Mackey a junior molecular biology major from Choctaw; Brandon Postoak, a senior biology major from Allen and Heather Wright, a junior biology major from Antlers were the four award winners from ECU.

CONCERT WITH ECU PERFORMERS SET FOR OCT. 22 AT ADA ARTS AND HERITAGE CENTER

The musical works of Handel, Bach, Mozart, Milhaud, Rachmaninov and Bernstein, along with that of East Central University student composer Steve H. Filkins can be heard in a concert Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center.

ECU’s Dr. Melody Baggech, associate professor of music, and Dr. Lark Powers, assistant professor of music, will be joined by Emily Ross, Alexandra Aguirre-Berman and Catie Caton in the performance.

Admission is free and open to the public.

 

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