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  • Posted on: 04 August, 2012

    East Central University’s Cami Correa is one of five recipients of the 2012 Great American Conference Degree Completion Award, it was announced on Friday by the league office in Russellville, Ark.

    Correa, who just completed her two-year softball playing career with the Lady Tigers, will receive a $1,500 award from the GAC. There were 12 applicants and Correa was one of the five selected by virtue of her academic and athletic standings as well as financial needs for the upcoming year.

  • Posted on: 04 August, 2012
    Group photo or recipients

    Four East Central University professors were awarded with the prestigious Teaching Excellence Award during the Evening of Faculty Recognition late last spring.

    The 2011-12 winners were Dr. Michael Bay, professor of Biology; Dr. Marc Klippenstine, assistant professor of Psychology; Dr. Shirley Mixon, professor of Business and ECU’s Director of the Oklahoma Reach Higher Program; and Dr. Regina Robertson, professor of Human Resources.

  • Posted on: 03 August, 2012

    Boomer W. Appleman knows the ins and outs of institutional organization, operations and governance.

    Now Appleman brings that understanding as East Central University’s new Dean of Students for 2012-13.

    Appleman replaces Bronson Warren, who was Dean of Students since 2005.

    “I am deeply committed to enhancing the personal and educational development of all students,” said Appleman. “Throughout my tenure in higher education, I have demonstrated my advocacy for and commitment to student development and personal academic success.”

  • Posted on: 29 July, 2012
    Enrollment for continuing students, former students and transfer students at East Central University is ongoing until the beginning of fall classes on Aug. 20.
    Beginning freshmen can enroll on Aug. 17, provided their admissions and pre-testing are complete. That day freshmen will undergo a mandatory advisement/enrollment session.
    A late enrollment through the first five days of classes is also available until Aug. 24.
  • Posted on: 29 June, 2012
    ECU Russian Counselors

    A three-week summer Russian camp hosted by East Central University will end tonight (JUNE 29) with a banquet from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Stanley Wagner Ballroom located in the Memorial Student Union at ECU. Students, teachers, parents, counselors and special guests are invited to participate.

    Students and counselors will present Russian classic poetry, folk songs and dances they learned during the camp at the banquet.

  • Posted on: 28 June, 2012

    Sarah Harris of Byng, who will be a freshman next fall at East Central University, has been selected as the fourth recipient of the Don and Jane Kellogg Mathematics and Science Teaching Scholarship at ECU.

    Harris will major in mathematics with teacher certification.

    The Kelloggs established the scholarship to assist ECU students pursuing a teaching degree in either mathematics or science.

  • Posted on: 26 June, 2012
    photo of award recipient

    The biggest misconception about a car crash? That there’s only one collision.

    There actually are three, and the last two directly affect your body and brain, not your vehicle, often with deadly consequences.

    Capt. Ronnie Hampton, troop commander of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troop F, based in Ardmore, wanted people to realize what can happen in a crash if they don’t wear their seatbelts, so he turned to mass communication students at East Central University for some assistance.

    “Our goal is to get people wearing their seatbelts,” he said.

  • Posted on: 22 June, 2012
    Stephen Decker (right), a student at East Central University, stands by the plaque that includes his name as the 2012 winner of ECU’s prestigious Adolph Linscheid Award for speech and debate students.

    Stephen Decker of Whitewright, Texas, a legal studies major at East Central University, has been awarded ECU’s Adolph Linscheid Award as a member of the ECU speech and debate team who has distinguished himself through tournament competition.

    The award is named after Dr. Adolph Linscheid, one of Oklahoma's most sought after speakers during the time he was ECU’s president from 1920 to 1949.


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