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  • 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
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    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.

  • Posted on: 12 February, 2013
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    East Central University is staying within the family to hire its new alumni director.

    Katie Wellington, who has served as a counselor in ECU’s Educational Talent Search Program, will assume her new duties as alumni director on Feb. 18.

    “Katie and her family have a long history at East Central University and I think that she is going to do a bang-up job,” said ECU President John Hargrave.

    Wellington has served as a counselor in ECU’s talent search program since 2011 and, prior to that, had a near two-year stint as a counselor’s student assistant.

  • Posted on: 08 February, 2013
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    Navajo Code Talker Bill Toledo is scheduled to have a book signing after his speech on Feb. 28 during East Central University’s Fifth Annual Louise Young Diversity Lecture.

    Mr. Toledo will be speaking at 7 p.m. on Feb. 28 at the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center on the ECU campus. The speech is free and open to the public.

    Toledo was a World War II Navajo Code Talker for three years from 1942-45, serving in engagements including the Battle of Bougainville in the British Solomon Islands and the battles of Guam and Iwo Jima.

  • Posted on: 08 February, 2013

    A variety of group exercise classes for all fitness levels is being offered at East Central University’s Tommy Hewett, M.D. Wellness Center.

    Instructors for the program will provide motivation, challenge and encouragement in order to obtain fitness goals.

  • Posted on: 08 February, 2013

    Those wishing to send a special valentine for their sweetie on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, may do so with the help of the East Central University Chorale.

    For $21.95 (flowers not included), members of the ECU Chorale will deliver the flowers and serenade your Valentine recipient.

    In fact, the Chorale will be provide ‘Singing Valentines’ on Tuesday, Feb. 12, and Wednesday, Feb. 13, as well.

    ECU Chorale members will only travel in the Ada area.

  • Posted on: 08 February, 2013
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    Dr. Donnie L. Nero, Sr., a Distinguished East Central University Alum, will speak on Feb. 18 as ECU celebrates Black History Month.

    His speech, entitled “Walk a Mile ‘N’ My Shoes” will take place at 7 p.m. inside the Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center. The event is free and open to the public.


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