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  • Posted on: 09 September, 2013
    ADA – Two East Central University graduates – Mara Richards and Susan Rindal – are two of 12 nominees for the State of Oklahoma Teacher of the Year Award, it was recently announced.
    The state’s teacher of the year will be announced at the Oklahoma State Fair later this month in Oklahoma City.
  • Posted on: 09 September, 2013
    ADA – Dr. Paul Collins will deliver the annual Rothbaum Lecture on “The Future of the Second Amendment” as East Central University commemorates Constitution Day on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.
    The Rothbaum Lecture is funded through an endowment established by the late Julian Rothbaum with a $25,000 gift to the ECU Foundation Inc. that was matched by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. He also established an endowment to fund the George Nigh Award for ECU’s top graduating senior.
  • Posted on: 05 September, 2013

    ADA – Jamie Cluck is ready to embrace his passion while representing East Central University in the process.The senior from Ada has the opportunity, as part of ECU’s Global Education Department, to study abroad, particularly the Russian language, at Kiev National Linguistic University in Kiev, Ukraine.

  • Posted on: 05 September, 2013
    ADA – East Central University junior biology student Catherine Phipps is ready to broaden her horizon by spending a semester at Swansea University in Swansea, Wales.
    Phipps, part of ECU’s Global Education Program, heads out Sept. 7 and will spend three months in the United Kingdom by virtue of receiving the 2013 Brad Henry International Scholarship.
    “I was excited. I know there were a lot of good students who applied for this and it was competitive,” Phipps said.
  • Posted on: 22 August, 2013
    ADA – The East Central University family lost a well-liked member with the tragic death of Chris Lane, a student-athlete on the Tiger baseball team, on Aug. 16, 2013. 
  • Posted on: 16 August, 2013

    ADA – The Third Annual Addiction and Recovery Conference, presented by the Brandon Whitten Institute for Addiction and Recovery, will be held on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 5-6, at East Central University’s Estep Multimedia Room in the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    The conference will focus on current issues, trends and strategies in the field of substance abuse. Information will be presented on addiction recovery, treatment and prevention.

  • Posted on: 15 August, 2013
    Group photo of ECU's new faculty for 2013-14

    ADA – When East Central University launches classes this fall for the 2013-14 academic year, there will be 28 new fulltime faculty members and four professional staff on board.

    Four faculty members began their duties last spring with the remaining 24 starting their instructional duties on Aug. 19.



    Jason (Ja) Havens

    Instructor of Kinesiology/Men’s Head Basketball Coach

  • Posted on: 15 August, 2013
    logo for the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center

    ADA – Tickets are now on sale for the 2013-14 fine arts season at East Central University.

    The lineup includes: Improvised Shakespeare (Sept. 26), Miller in Concert (Oct. 24), Chicago Tap Theatre (Jan. 24), the Brad Richter and Viktor Uzu Duo in concert with the Oklahoma City Community Orchestra (Feb. 22) and Aquila Theatre’s production of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (March 6).


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