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  • Posted on: 09 November, 2007

    Students in the Social Work Practice II class at East Central University are holding a food drive to collect canned goods for Christmas baskets for needy families. Canned food items can be placed in boxes located in buildings across the ECU campus through Nov. 20 [TUESDAY]. The food will be collected for distribution by the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.

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  • Posted on: 09 November, 2007

    Seven outstanding students at East Central University in Ada have been named the first recipients of the newly established Chesapeake Cartography Scholarships. Dr. Gregory Plumb, chair of the Department of Cartography and Geography, announced the awards, which range from $1,000 to $1,500.

  • Posted on: 08 November, 2007

    A show that's been called as close as today's audiences can get to an actual Elvis Presley concert will be the grand finale of an evening of performances Dec. 31 during First Night Ada, a community celebration of the New Year.

  • Posted on: 08 November, 2007

    We all know the songs - about the beautiful morning, the fringe on the surrey, people saying we're in love - and we like the cowboy boots and hats, the humorous lines and the distinction of having a state song that comes from a hit Broadway musical.

    Add to that the fact it's our state's Centennial, and staging Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!" at East Central University during Statehood Week is a natural.

  • Posted on: 05 November, 2007

    The East Central University Astronomy Club will have a viewing of comet Holmes at the ECU observatory from 9 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday [NOV. 14] if skies are clear.  The public is invited to see this unique and amazing comet which brightened by a factor of 400,000 in only one day.

    Parking is available at the Physical Plant parking lot off Stadium Drive. The observatory is 100 feet north up the hill.

  • Posted on: 31 October, 2007

    The second annual Grounded  Chalk Arts Festival drew 24 area teams and individuals to the Norris Stadium parking lot Oct. 26 [FRIDAY] at East Central University.

    Entrants had six hours to complete an artwork that filled one parking space. They could use chalk or dry tempera as a coloring agent.

  • Posted on: 31 October, 2007

    East Central University's sororities and fraternities will hold an All Greek Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday [NOV. 3] on the Tiger Commons lawn just off Stadium Drive. All proceeds will benefit each chapter's national philanthropy, including Research for Juvenile Diabetes, Susan G. Komen, Make a Wish, Books for Kids, The Hole in the Wall Gang and The United Way.  The sale is sponsored by ECU's Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils.


  • Posted on: 30 October, 2007

    Three one-act plays - all written, memorized and staged within 24 hours - will be presented at 8 p.m. Nov. 3 [SATURDAY] in East Central University's Black Box Theatre in Science Hall.

    ECU members of Alpha Psi Omega, the national theatre honor society, will host their first-ever 24 Hour Play Fest to raise funds to assist the ECU Theatre’s production needs. Donations will be accepted at the door.


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