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  • Posted on: 22 June, 2011
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    An award-winning East Central University graduate who has worked in the field of human resources and deafness for more than 25 years has been named the 2011 recipient of the Distinguished Alumna Award in Human Services Counseling by ECU’s Human Resources Department.

    R. René Ryan of Tulsa received the award at the department’s awards and recognition program this spring in Ada. She has been the executive director of TSHA (Total Source for Hearing-loss and Access) in Tulsa for 18 years.

  • Posted on: 22 June, 2011

    Dr. Dan Denny, a recently retired associate professor of human resources at East Central University and coordinator of ECU’s Criminal Justice Program, has been named the Human Resources Department’s Distinguished Alumnus in Criminal Justice for 2011.

  • Posted on: 22 June, 2011

    Eleven East Central University students or recent graduates have been accepted into medical and professional schools. Ten are from ECU’s Biology Department and one is a graduate of the Physics Program. Ten additional students have been selected to participate in prestigious summer internship programs.

    The students were recognized by Dr. Nicholas Cheper, chair of ECU’s Biology Department, at the College of Health and Sciences Awards Ceremony.

  • Posted on: 17 June, 2011
    East Central University pre-medicine major Alison Siweckyj (right) of Checotah accepts the Dr. Jim G. Duckett Scholarship from Dr. Terry Cluck, professor of biology. The scholarship is awarded to a student preferably in the pre-med field. The presentation was made at the ECU College of Health and Sciences awards ceremony this spring.
  • Posted on: 08 June, 2011
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    Susan Ingram of Ada has been awarded the first Dr. Marvin Kroeker Annual Best Historical Research Paper Award at East Central University.

    Kroeker, a retired ECU professor of history, established the $300 cash award last year to be presented annually to the ECU student who prepares the best paper in history and/or Native American studies.

  • Posted on: 06 June, 2011
    Allen High School’s outstanding seniors wear the medallions and display the certificates they received at the Recognition of Excellence Honors Ceremony held at East Central University. Honored from Allen were Autumn McNeely (front row, left) and Carley Collard for academic excellence and Jordyn Mills (back row) and Jamie Lassiter for class leadership. Corporate sponsor for the annual event that honors outstanding high school seniors is First United Bank and Trust Company.</body></html>
  • Posted on: 03 June, 2011

    Persons interested in earning a bachelor of social work degree from East Central University can attend an informational meeting at 6 p.m. June 21 [Tuesday] in Room 111 at the Eastern Oklahoma State College campus in McAlester.

    The social work program offers opportunities for students interested in working in child welfare and those who wish to work with older adults.

    ECU professors will teach three beginning-level courses for the BSW degree this fall at McAlester.

  • Posted on: 03 June, 2011

     Students with high academic performance during the spring 2011 semester have been listed on the President’s and Deans’ Honor Rolls at East Central University.

                    The President’s Honor Roll is reserved for students who earned A's in all their courses for a perfect 4.0 grade point average. The Deans’ Honor Roll lists students who have at least a 3.33 grade point average with no grade lower than a C. At least 12 credit hours must be completed successfully during the semester to be included on either honor roll.


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