Posted on: 10 March, 2008
New classes have been added to East Central University's spring Community Education Program and popular classes will be offered again for people who missed the winter sessions.
Two new classes for children include Equine I, Teaching Safe Horsemanship, and Toddlers Tango, which gives toddlers an opportunity to dance, play music and develop eye-hand coordination and motor skills.
Posted on: 07 March, 2008
Ada freshman John Toombs has been named the latest recipient of a Chesapeake Cartography Scholarship at East Central University.
He received a $1,000 scholarship funded by Chesapeake Energy Corporation of Oklahoma City and joins seven other ECU students as Chesapeake Scholars in the first year of the program.
Posted on: 07 March, 2008
The Italian duo of cellist Dario Destefano and pianist Maurizio Barbaro will perform the final Piano Series concert of the year on Sunday [MARCH 9] at East Central University.
Part of the Scissortal Series, the concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Summers Theatre. Admission is free.
Posted on: 05 March, 2008
A tragic opera in three acts will be presented Thursday and Friday [MARCH 6-7] by the East Central University Opera Theatre and Chorus. "Dido and Aeneas" by Henry Purcell will begin at 8 p.m. in Faust Hall Auditorium.
Caitlin Gray will sing the role of Dido, the widowed queen of Carthage who entertains the Trojan Prince Aeneas, portrayed by Jim Gordon. Aeneas is shipwrecked on his way to Italy, where he will found a new Troy.
Posted on: 29 February, 2008
An Evening of Awards and Recognition on March 7 [FRIDAY] will honor East Central University's 2008 distinguished alumnus, service, former faculty, philanthropist and family.
Posted on: 22 February, 2008
A march first performed at East Central University on Feb. 23, 1940, with famous composer Percy Grainger at the piano, will be part of ECU's Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band concert Tuesday [FEB. 26] under the direction of Allen Correll. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Summers Theatre and admission is free.
Posted on: 19 February, 2008
A trivial comedy for serious people is how Oscar Wilde subtitled his well-known play that opens Wednesday [FEB. 20] in East Central University's Dorothy Summers Theatre.
"The Importance of Being Earnest" will be presented at 8 p.m. through Saturday. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for non-ECU students and senior adults. ECU students, faculty and staff will be admitted free with valid ECU ID cards. For reservations, call 580-559-5756.
Posted on: 14 February, 2008
Benjamin Franklin is coming to East Central University on Feb. 26 [TUESDAY].
The newspaperman, scientist, inventor, philosopher, politician and diplomat will be portrayed by Ralph Archbold, an internationally acclaimed speaker who is the official Ben Franklin for the city of Philadelphia.