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  • Posted on: 28 December, 2016

    The value of an education at East Central University can have far-reaching effects, and for Josie Hammock, her pursuit of a degree has been and will relatively be debt free.

    A professional career awaits Josie Hammock, once she graduates with her business administration degree this May. With hard work, applying for scholarships and efficient financial planning from her family, Hammock is also expected to graduate with little debt.

  • Posted on: 28 December, 2016

    Dr. Steven Walker and his East Central University Chorale was twice paid the ultimate compliment after the group captured the top prize at the recent Golden State Choral Competition in Monterey, California.

    Not only did the ECU Chorale fare better than numerous professional and more experienced choral groups, they thoroughly impressed famous composer Dr. Morten Lauridsen, with one of his own and most difficult pieces of music – “Chanson Eloignee.”

  • Posted on: 16 December, 2016

    East Central University’s chapter of the Student Oklahoma Education Association (SOEA) helped provide Christmas gifts for students at Ada High School.

    “Many people take the time to help with ‘Angel Tree’ gifts for elementary students, but they often forget that our older students like to be remembered at Christmas as well,” said Paula Keady, executive director of academics and instruction for Ada City Schools.

  • Posted on: 16 December, 2016

    “Theatrical magic” comes to East Central University and the Ada community with the Royal National Theatre's internationally acclaimed production of "War Horse" (New York Times).

    The recorded-live “theatre event of the decade” (Sunday Times) will screen in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center on Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. The screening is free for ECU students, $5 for other students, and $10 for general admission. Free ice-cream will be served during the interval.

  • Posted on: 09 December, 2016

    ECU SCREENS is showing the Royal National Theatre's production of "The Threepenny Opera" at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    The running time is three hours and free ice-cream will be served during the 20-minute interval. The screening is free for ECU students, $10 general admission and rated “R” due to mature content.

  • Posted on: 09 December, 2016

    Three Oklahoma School for the Deaf graduates will walk across the East Central University stage to receive their master’s degrees on Saturday, December 10.

    The trio is currently employed by OSD, which is a division of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.

    Sisters Trudy Lynn Fox Mitchell and Donna Fox Saaty, who reside in Ada, will earn their master’s degrees in human resources administration and human services counseling respectively.

    Amanda Bowerman Chebultz, from Sulphur, will receive a master’s degree in educational leadership.

  • Posted on: 06 December, 2016

    The East Central University Chapter of Alpha Chi initiated 85 new students in a ceremony held on Nov. 15 in the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

    Alpha Chi is comprised of the top 10 percent of juniors and seniors at ECU. Students must have at least a 3.5 grade-point average to be eligible to join.  The objective of Alpha Chi is to promote and recognize superior scholarship and those elements of character which make scholarship effective for service. The society, founded in 1922, has more than 300 chapters.

    The inductees include (name, hometown):

  • Posted on: 06 December, 2016

    Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby will address East Central University graduate candidates for the 2016 fall semester on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 10 a.m. in the Kerr Activities Center.

    There are 210 candidates for bachelor’s degrees and 99 for master’s degrees.

    Anoatubby, an alum and 1972 graduate of ECU, has served as governor of the Chickasaw Nation since 1987. His effective leadership has led to ongoing growth within the tribe.


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