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  • Posted on: 24 April, 2012

    Staff members at the House of Hope in Ada (at left) accept a check for $150 from members of the East Central University Math Club. The club raised money for the organization by offering ECU students and faculty the opportunity to “PI a Professor” with whipped cream “pies” during Math Awareness Month. Thirteen faculty members volunteered as targets for 123 pies. Additional donations rounded the total to $150.

  • Posted on: 23 April, 2012

    Dr. Robert Greenstreet, professor of communication studies and director of forensics at East Central University, has been honored by the Central States Communication Association Argumentation & Forensics Interest Group for his work as a professional director of forensics and communication scholar.

    The award was presented March 30 by Dr. Michael Bauer of Bowling Green State University at the annual CSCA convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Greenstreet is the only person so honored in the history of the association.

  • Posted on: 20 April, 2012

    Collage, East Central University’s dance ensemble, and other dance students will present their “Sharing Spaces” spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday [APRIL 27-28] in the Chalmers Herman Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

  • Posted on: 20 April, 2012
    Tyffany Osborn, Joe Trail, and George NighTyffany Osborn (left) of Muldrow and Joe Trail (right) of Ada are congratulated by former Oklahoma Gov. George Nigh for being named East Central University’s top graduating seniors for 2012. They each received the George Nigh Award at a luncheon ceremony Wednesday [APRIL 25] at ECU.
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  • Posted on: 18 April, 2012

    The East Central University Singers will perform portions of Franz Schubert’s Mass in E flat (No. 6), and the select University Chorale will perform selections from its spring tour at 7:30 p.m. Monday [APRIL 23] in a concert at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

    Dr. Steven Walker, professor of music, will direct both groups in the free concert.

    Donations will be accepted, however, to help support a special tour next year for the University Chorale which has an opportunity to perform in Washington, D.C. Checks should payable to “University Chorale.”

  • Posted on: 18 April, 2012

    A Recycled Fashion Show has been added to the activities at the Oklahoma Green Expo Saturday [APRIL 20-21] at the Agriplex.

    Fourteen East Central University students in an intermediate construction techniques class will model recycled fashions at 1 p.m. on the stage at the Agriplex.

  • Posted on: 17 April, 2012

    The rival Greek city states of Athens and Sparta have been fighting each other for two decades. The men go off to battle, leaving lonely wives and children at home and young women with little opportunity to find husbands. No peace is in sight until one woman comes up with a simple plan she knows will work.

    “The women of Greece, led by Lysistrata, are tired of the Peloponnesian War and decide to withhold sex from their men until they negotiate peace,” said Dr. Richard Groetzinger, director of theatre at East Central University.

    “They succeed,” he said with a smile.

  • Posted on: 16 April, 2012

    Students from Latta, Bartlesville, Grove, Miami, Moore, Tulsa and Vici were the grand prize winners in the 2012 Oklahoma State Science & Engineering Fair and the Oklahoma Junior Academy of Science State Meet held annually at East Central University in Ada.

    A combined 256 projects were in the competition for cash prizes and other awards.

    In the OSSEF, the $500 Best of Fair Award in Division I (grades 10 to 12) went to Mishana Ellison, a sophomore at Latta High School, for her project, “An examination of plant stomatal response to changing atmospheric conditions.”

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