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  • Posted on: 10 September, 2010

    East Central University has a record enrollment this semester with 4,893 students, an increase of 6.3 percent over last fall.

    "This is the highest enrollment in our history," said ECU President John Hargrave. "This is good news for the university and the Ada area and good news for these students. It means more students are taking advantage of earning a college degree."

  • Posted on: 09 September, 2010

    Walter Echo-Hawk, a noted Native American lawyer, indigenous rights activist and author, will deliver the Julian J. Rothbaum Distinguished Lecture in Public Affairs Sept. 16 [THURSDAY] at East Central University.

    Echo-Hawk will discuss “In the Courts of the Conqueror: The Constitution and the American Indian” at 7 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

  • Posted on: 09 September, 2010

    Free bike and tattoo contests, a motorcycle art exhibit and the opportunity to see pre-1916 motorcycles participating in the coast-to-coast Motorcycle Cannonball endurance run will be part of the Motorcycle Art Expo Sept. 18 and 19 [SATURDAY AND SUNDAY] at East Central University in Ada.

  • Posted on: 09 September, 2010

    A moment of silence will be observed before East Central University's first home football game Saturday [SEPT. 11] on the ninth anniversary of 9/11 -- the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people in 2001.

    The ECU Tigers will play Texas A&M-Kingsville at 6 p.m. at Norris Field on Family Day.

  • Posted on: 08 September, 2010

    Concert pianist Petronel Malan, a multiple Grammy nominee and gold medal winner of several international piano competitions, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 [THURSDAY] at the Ada Arts & Heritage Center, 14th and Rennie.

  • Posted on: 07 September, 2010

    Ada's Sante Fe Steakhouse will hold a fundraiser dinner Thursday [SEPT. 9] for East Central University's Guard Officer Leader Development (GOLD) Program, part of the Oklahoma Army National Guard. The dinner will be served from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Chickasaw Community Center, 700 E. Mississippi.

  • Posted on: 03 September, 2010

    Dr. Clarence G. Oliver, a long-time educator and superintendent of Broken Arrow Schools, has established the Vinita June (Shirley) Oliver Centennial Fine Arts Endowment at East Central University in honor of his late wife. Both are graduates of ECU.

  • Posted on: 02 September, 2010

    Two opportunities to learn how to write winning grant proposals will be offered in September at East Central University.

    Participants can enroll in the Fundamentals of Grant Proposal Writing workshop either Sept. 20 [MONDAY] or Sept. 21 [TUESDAY]. Instructor Robert Bradley has taught the course for state and national conferences, universities and colleges, government agencies and non-profit organizations.


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