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  • Posted on: 07 May, 2014

    ADA – Bachelor’s degrees will be awarded to 505 students and 183 more will be granted master’s degrees as East Central University conducts two commencement exercises on Saturday, May 10, at the Kerr Activities Center.

    The first ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. while the second will take place at 2 p.m.

  • Posted on: 02 May, 2014

    ADA – Former Oklahoma Gov. George Nigh, a 1950 East Central University graduate, presented the prestigious George Nigh Award to Noelle Hurt-Bryan on Friday, April 25.

    Each year top seniors are selected to apply for this award and, after a rigorous application and interview process, the 2013-14 recipient ascended to the top for many reasons.

  • Posted on: 01 May, 2014

    ADA – Former East Central University student Rhonda Ragsdale will be presenting a lecture entitled “Black Towns and Resistance in the Americas” on Wednesday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the Estep Multimedia Room inside the Bill S. Cole University Center on the ECU campus.

  • Posted on: 24 April, 2014

    ADA – East Central University congratulates Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, who was named to the Time Magazine List of 100 Most Influential People in the World, it was announced on Thursday.

    Also on the list are Beyonce, who is on the Time Magazine cover; Oklahoma singer and entertainer Carrie Underwood; President Barack Obama and entertainer Robert Redford.

  • Posted on: 18 April, 2014

    As many as 50 companies and graduate schools will be on hand as East Central University hosts the Spring 2014 Career Expo on Tuesday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the ECU Foundation Hall of Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

  • Posted on: 18 April, 2014

    East Central University’s Campus Initiative to Reduce Crime Against Women (CIRCAW) and Empowering You and Educating Students (EYES) will host a campus Sexual Assault Awareness Month event on Tuesday, April 22, at 6 p.m.

    The community-wide event is designed to raise awareness of the blight of sexual assault victimization which not only affects victims but communities.

    The event is affiliated with National Walk a Mile in her Shoes. Campus teams of two men and two women will be formed. The teams will share a pair of high heels on a relay course across campus.

  • Posted on: 14 April, 2014

    ADA - One of the biggest issues facing the City of Ada is the lack of affordable housing options. This problem is particularly grave for professionals seeking to relocate to Ada, college students and low income people. 

    East Central University political science students are planning a service learning project to spotlight the issue. A public forum is set for Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m., on Centennial Plaza on ECU’s campus.  

  • Posted on: 10 April, 2014

    ADA – East Central University’s “An Evening of Honors and Recognition” is set for Friday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the ECU Foundation Hall of the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

    The 2014 Distinguished Honorees and 2013 Centennial Endowments will be recognized at the dinner and awards ceremony. Tickets are on sale now for $30 per person. For tickets, contact Catie Caton at 580-559-5611 or The registration deadline is April 18. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated for this event.


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