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  • Posted on: 09 June, 2010

    Another class of nursing graduates from East Central University has posted a nearly perfect pass rate on their first attempt at taking the national licensing exam to become registered nurses.

    Dr. Anne Davis, chair of ECU's Department of Nursing, said 98 percent of ECU's May 2009 nursing graduates passed the National Council Licensure Examination-RN (NCLEX-RN) on their first try. The 52 graduates were from the Ada and Durant campuses.

  • Posted on: 08 June, 2010

    Dr. Allen Correll, director of bands at East Central University, has received the $1,000 Provost's Ph.D. Dissertation Prize in the field of humanities and fine arts from the University of Oklahoma.

    He received the award for his dissertation, "Percy Grainger's Wind Band Setting of The Immovable Do: Its History and Analysis."

  • Posted on: 08 June, 2010

    A free family night at the Wintersmith Park pool and splash park will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 17 [THURSDAY]. The event is a project of Smart Start South Central, an early childhood initiative based at East Central University.

  • Posted on: 07 June, 2010

    Dr. Christopher Bean, assistant professor of history and Native American studies at East Central University, was honored earlier this spring by the Texas State Historical Association.

    He received the H. Bailey Carroll Award for the best article that appeared in the association's Southwestern Historical Quarterly publication. His article was titled "Death of a Carpetbagger: The George Washington Smith Murder and Stockade Trial in Jefferson, Texas, 1868-1869."

  • Posted on: 04 June, 2010

    Two families who are connected by football as well as marriage have been recognized as East Central University's 2010 Distinguished Family.

    The combined Clements-Compton family was selected for playing an identifiable and significant role in the success of ECU as well as their respective communities.

  • Posted on: 02 June, 2010

    Healthcare certification courses will be taught on the East Central University campus beginning June 21 by ECU's Continuing Professional Education Program.

    The instructor-led courses are Medical Billing and Coding, the EKG Technician Certification Program, Pharmacy Technician Certification and Phlebotomy Technician Certification.

  • Posted on: 01 June, 2010

    After two recent meetings focusing on agency grants and services and arts education issues, Oklahoma Arts Council staff are scheduled to return to Ada for a third meeting that will center on opportunities for artists in the region.

  • Posted on: 28 May, 2010

    Students at East Central University with outstanding academic performance during the spring semester have been included on the President's and Deans' Honor Rolls.


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