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  • Posted on: 14 March, 2013

    All campus offices will be closed during that period with a few exceptions.

    The Linscheid Library will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 15, and reopen on Sunday March 24, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    ECU’s Wellness Center hours for spring break will be 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 16 and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 17. From Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22, the ECU Wellness Center is open from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. On Saturday, March 23, the hours are from 9 a.m. to noon and Sunday, March 24, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Posted on: 13 March, 2013
    photo of Todd Thomsen

    Oklahoma House Representative Todd Thomsen speaks to participants in the 43rd Annual Oklahoma State Science and Engineering Fair which was held recently at East Central University’s Kerr Activities Center. Thomsen has been a major supporter of the event in which students competed for awards in categories such as Biochemistry; Medicine and Health Science; Physical Sciences; Earth and Space Sciences; Behavioral and Social Sciences; Mathematics and Computer Science; Environmental Sciences; Zoology and Botany; and Microbiology.

  • Posted on: 11 March, 2013
    photo of the three involved

    In the eyes of East Central University student Tracy Holman, university maintenance workers Keith Hopper and Jonathan Townsend are her heroes.

    The pair was indeed in the right place at the right time.

    “I know that the gentlemen who initially found me do not believe that they deserve anything for their heroic action. I, however, believe that their actions played a huge role in saving my life,” said Holman. “I am grateful that God put these men in my path and used them to save my life.”

  • Posted on: 06 March, 2013
    Photo of Lauren Cox

    East Central University music faculty members Dr. Lauren Cox and Dr. Starla Hibler will present a free clarinet/saxophone and piano concert on Monday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    Performance selections include “Romance” by William Grant Still; “A Joyous Lament for a Gilly Flower” by Margaret Garwood; “Sonatina” by Joseph Horovitz; “Summer Evening at Bryanston” by Alma Goatley; “Dance Preludes” by Witold Lutoslawski; and “Premier Rhapsodie” by Claude Debussy.

  • Posted on: 06 March, 2013

    Acclaimed Russian pianist Kirill Gliadkovsky will perform a free concert, hosted by the East Central University Department of Music, on Wednesday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center.

  • Posted on: 05 March, 2013
    Group photo of scholarship recipients


    Chase McMichael, a senior from Oklahoma City, is the recipient of the first Dr. Donald G. Stafford Centennial Scholarship at East Central University.

    The scholarship was established by Stafford’s sons – Dr. Michael Stafford, D.O; Robert Stafford; and Joel Stafford – in memory of their father, who passed away in 2012.

    The scholarship is awarded annually to a student pursuing a degree in science or science education. The recipient exhibits the character of Donald Stafford, who taught at ECU from 1961 until his retirement in 1995.

  • Posted on: 05 March, 2013

    The 43rd Annual Oklahoma State Science and Engineering Fair is set for Thursday and Friday at East Central University’s Kerr Activities Center.

    Exhibits can be viewed by the general public from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday while judging for all of the OSSEF projects will take place Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

  • Posted on: 01 March, 2013

    The East Central University Department of Music will present the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Concert on Thursday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m., inside the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The concert, which is free and open to the public, is under the direction of conductor Dr. Allen Correll and assistant conductor Dr. Ben Finley.

    The ECU Symphonic Band will present musical scores of American Barndance by Richard L. Saucedo and How to Train Your Dragon by John Powell and arranged by Sean O’Loughlin.


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