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  • Posted on: 19 June, 2009

    An East Central University student and his associates demonstrated an early prototype of their SST (Simple Secure Tunnel) device in the OpenBeta2 un-conference for Internet professionals, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts recently in Oklahoma City.

  • Posted on: 19 June, 2009

    Ada students in East Central University's Department of Education have received honors and scholarships for their academic achievements.

    Outstanding Student Teacher awards went to Amy Wight in early childhood education, Dana Nemecek in mathematics education and Rachel McCready in English. Lucas Cane received an award for Outstanding Secondary Social Studies Teacher Intern for Spring 2009.

  • Posted on: 18 June, 2009

    Dr. Dan Denny, coordinator of the Criminal Justice Program at East Central University in Ada, has been elected president of the Oklahoma Criminal Justice Association for 2009-10.

  • Posted on: 17 June, 2009

    Dr. Duane C. Anderson, interim president of East Central University, announced Tuesday [JUNE 16] that students attending ECU this coming year will see no tuition or mandatory fee increases.

  • Posted on: 15 June, 2009

    More than 300 parents and children enjoyed a fun-filled family night together, thanks to funds from Smart Start South Central and the Strengthening Families initiative.

  • Posted on: 11 June, 2009

    Just sitting in a classroom is not enough nowadays, says Dr. Mara Sukholutskaya, professor of English and foreign languages at East Central University.

    "International education is an integral part of modern day, high quality education," she said.

  • Posted on: 10 June, 2009

    The first-ever Virgil Taylor Memorial Golf Tournament on June 10 [FRIDAY] in Oklahoma City will kick off efforts to raise money for a scholarship in Taylor's name at East Central University in Ada.

    The scholarship will aid undergraduate students at ECU who are pursuing a career in vocational rehabilitation counseling. Taylor, a 1970 graduate of ECU, died in 2008 after a 33-year career in rehabilitation services.

  • Posted on: 10 June, 2009

    From its beginning, East Central University has been closely tied to the Chickasaw Nation and Native American culture. One hundred years ago Dan Hays, a Chickasaw Indian, donated the land for the original campus. Today, 20 percent of ECU's students are Native American and the university features a Native American Student Association, a Native American studies major and the Hayes Native American Studies Center.


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