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  • Posted on: 01 March, 2013
    students preparing for fashion show


    The East Central University Family and Consumer Science/Retail Merchandising Program in partnership with Maurices in conducting a fashion show on Saturday, March 9, beginning at 2 p.m., at Maurices, located in the North Hills Shopping Center in Ada.

    The show is a benefit for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life as a silent auction will begin Monday, March 4 and will conclude at the end of the fashion show on March 9.

  • Posted on: 28 February, 2013
    Jeri Sager

    Jeri Sager, best known for her portrayal of “Grizabella” in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award winning musical Cats, will perform her show, Broadway by Jeri, at East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on March 13, 2013.

    Tickets are $18 and may be purchased online at or at the box office the night of the show.

    Gifted with an amazing voice and an infectiously joyful stage presence, Sager has a broad audience appeal. She performs all over the United States, England, the Caribbean, Japan, Mexico and Canada.

  • Posted on: 27 February, 2013
    photo of Bill Thrash


    The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority Board of Directors named the Oklahoma Network’s Oklahoma City studio in honor of longtime station manager and broadcasting veteran Bill Thrash.

    The William C. “Bill” Thrash Studio is home to a majority of OETA’s Oklahoma productions, including the OETA Movie Club, Oklahoma News Report, Oklahoma Forum, The People’s Business, Oklahoma Votes, Oklahoma Capitol Connection and others.

  • Posted on: 27 February, 2013
    Group photo of Award recipients


    East Central University students Porsha Courtney, of Blanchard; and Brandy Baldwin, of Wynnewood are the recipients of the Kroeker Best Historical Paper Awards.

    The $300 award is presented annually to the ECU student who prepares the best paper in history and/or Native American studies. There were two awards presented this year because no award was handed out in 2012.

  • Posted on: 22 February, 2013
    Stuart Deaver


    Award-winning pianist Dr. Stuart Deaver will perform a free concert on Sunday, March 3 at 3 p.m. at the Ataloa Theatre of East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    Deaver, who currently served as a professor of piano at the University of Tulsa, has won numerous awards and has performed across the United States as well as internationally in Portugal and Japan.

  • Posted on: 19 February, 2013

    The artistry, talent and inspiration of 12 local composers will be featured at the Seventh Annual East Central University Faculty, Students and Friends Composer Concert on Monday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

  • Posted on: 15 February, 2013
    Image of Construction


    East Central University is pleased to announce that its newest facility on campus will be named the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

    Chickasaw Nation Gov. Anoatubby said that having the Chickasaw name on the business center is a tribute to centuries of Chickasaw history.

  • Posted on: 12 February, 2013

    High school juniors and seniors have the opportunity to learn what it’s like to be a college student at East Central University by participating in Tiger Connection on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

    Tiger Connection is designed for prospective students to visit campus and meet with students, faculty and staff, as well as connect with other potential ECU Tigers.


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