Posted on: 17 May, 2010
A fascination with East Asian history has led a new East Central University graduate to become the university's first recipient of a prestigious Fulbright grant.
Dianna Kriegh of Vanoss has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program which offers fellowships for study, research and teaching in other countries. She applied to teach English for a year in South Korea.
Posted on: 13 May, 2010
The Horace Mann Building at East Central University, usually a designated storm shelter for the Ada community, will not be available after today [THURSDAY, MAY 13]. It will be closed through the summer for several construction projects.
Posted on: 12 May, 2010
Oklahoma Arts Council staff will return to Ada Monday [MAY 17] to partner with East Central University for a follow-up session to their May 4 Town Hall Meeting for the Arts.
The meeting will be a forum focusing on arts education. Bridget Forshay, ECU community development coordinator, will help facilitate the meeting from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Regents Room of ECU's Memorial Student Union.
Posted on: 12 May, 2010
Dr. Allen Correll, band director at East Central University, is organizing and conducting a community band at ECU this summer that will have its first meeting Monday night [MAY 17].
The group hopes to attract adults who are former band members and current high school or college band students.
Posted on: 11 May, 2010
Four on-campus healthcare certification courses will be offered by East Central University's Continuing Professional Education Program beginning June 21.
Instructors will teach Medical Billing and Coding, the EKG Technician Certification Program, Pharmacy Technician Certification and Phlebotomy Technician Certification in Fentem Hall.
Posted on: 10 May, 2010
FAMILY EDUCATION CENTER AVAILABLE AT JOHNSTON COUNTY LIBRARY
A new Family Education Center is now available at the Johnston County Library in Tishomingo to help parents and guardians of young children improve their skills as caregivers and teachers.
Posted on: 06 May, 2010
"You gotta live until you die," believes Lorene Rocker, which explains why she is finishing her bachelor's degree at East Central University this summer -- at age 80 and with 13 great-grandchildren -- and is looking forward to a new career and possibly earning a master's degree in counseling.
"I've got to work. I can't just sit at home," she said.
Posted on: 04 May, 2010
A series of free mental health awareness webcasts will begin at 4 p.m. today [MAY 5] to mark "May is Mental Health Month."
"The hour-long webcasts are designed to help you recognize the signs and symptoms of common mental illnesses and learn what you can do to connect people with mental illness to resources in the community," said Bea Waller, director of East Central University's Student Counseling Center.