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  • Posted on: 16 August, 2017

    Thanks to a little persuasion from her East Central University professors in the Biology Department, Jaymi Chumley-Steele wasn’t about to settle on a career away from forensic science.

    Steele, who at one time was seeking to go the physical therapy route, is now pursuing a master of forensic science program degree at Florida International University this fall. She was selected above numerous applicants for the prestigious FIU program and it’s safe to say that the foundation for this research endeavor was established at ECU.

  • Posted on: 11 August, 2017

    East Central University welcomes new faculty with the beginning of the fall semester set for Monday, Aug. 14.



    Marla Lobley

    Instructor/Librarian, Linscheid Library

  • Posted on: 08 August, 2017

    Anticipation is high on the East Central University campus for the beginning of the 2017 fall semester on Monday, Aug. 14.

    Enrollment is still open through Friday, Aug. 18, and prospective students have the choice of more than 80 majors in undergraduate degree programs offered through the College of Education and Psychology, College of Health and Science, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business.

  • Posted on: 07 August, 2017

    Birthed out of reunion of former basketball players, the Wayne Cobb Scholarship has been established at East Central University.

    Forty-five of Cobb’s players converged on ECU’s Sterling L. Williams Center on April 8 to reminisce and share stories about Cobb, the Tigers’ all-time winningest coach, during a five-hour celebration.

    As a result, the Wayne Cobb Scholarship, valued now at $21,000, was created.

  • Posted on: 03 August, 2017

    One of Brandon Wright’s career goals is to ultimately build a traditional Japanese wood tea house in Oklahoma City.

    The East Central University alumnus currently resides in Uji, Kyoto, Japan and is the founder of the Tai-an Tea Company. Three weeks after graduating from ECU in 2014, Wright moved to Japan to start his own organic Matcha green tea company.

  • Posted on: 01 August, 2017

    A year after being instituted as a new degree program by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, East Central University’s Master in Management program is a smashing success.

    At least in the eyes of Rachel Seewald-Phan, who is the first graduate of the program, the former Norman resident went straight into the MiM program after earning her bachelor’s degree and ended up completing her master’s degree in just one year.

  • Posted on: 01 August, 2017

    Approval has been granted from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education for East Central University to institute a new degree option – Sport Psychology - in the Department of Psychology’s Master of Science in Psychological Services (MSPS).

    The area of sport psychology has been a growing field and represents an interdisciplinary science that incorporates various fields including biomechanics, physiology, kinesiology and psychology.  This applied knowledge is needed in the development and use of psychological skills for the optimal performance and well-being of athletes. 

  • Posted on: 01 August, 2017

    A free Solar Eclipse Workshop, presented by Dr. Carl Rutledge of the ECU Physics Department, will be conducted at East Central University on Thursday, Aug. 3, from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. in Room 101 of ECU’s Lanoy Education Building. The workshop is geared toward educators in grades K-12. The event is designed to prepare students for the Aug. 21 solar eclipse. Each participant will receive a free pair of eclipse glasses.


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