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  • Posted on: 29 October, 2008

    Noted historian Dr. Marvin Kroeker, retired chair of the History Department at East Central University, will be honored Nov. 6 [THURSDAY] for his longtime service to ECU and the community.

    ECU's Department of History and Native American Studies will host a reception for Kroeker at 4 p.m. in Danley Hall. Following the reception, a bench will be dedicated in his name on the Tom Crabtree Honor Plaza on the east side of Science Hall.

  • Posted on: 29 October, 2008

    Best-selling author Dr. Ali Shehata will present a lecture on Islam Nov. 10 [MONDAY] at East Central University. He will discuss "Is Islam a Threat to Our Freedom?" at 7 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Center in the University Center.

    Several local Islamic professionals also will be on hand to help answer any questions that may arise from the presentation.

  • Posted on: 27 October, 2008

    Oklahoma Centennial Poet Laureate Dr. N. Scott Momaday will share his poetry at East Central University's Literary Arts Festival at noon Nov. 6 [THURSDAY] in the Dorothy Summers Theatre, followed by a book signing from 1 to 1:30 p.m. in the theatre lobby.

    Because seating is limited, individuals wishing to attend must call 580-559-5456 and reserve tickets by Nov. 4 [TUESDAY]. Tickets are free and can be picked up at the door the day of the event from 10 to 11:45 a.m.

  • Posted on: 27 October, 2008

    Barbara Miller of Ada and Shane Casey of Tecumseh wear their crowns after being named Homecoming queen and king at East Central University. Miller, a senior majoring in business administration, represented the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She is the daughter of Ron and Lee Miller of Ada and the granddaughter of Barbara Lackey of Lindsay and the late Raymond Lackey and of Berniece Miller of Vinita and the late Ray Miller. Casey, a senior majoring in biology, represented Bio-Med/Tri Beta.

  • Posted on: 23 October, 2008

    Russian pianist Arsentiy Kharitonov will perform at 6 p.m. Thursday [OCT. 30] at the Ada Arts & Heritage Center, 14th and Rennie.

    The concert is free and sponsored by East Central University's Music Department.

    A native of Stary Oskol, Russia, Kharitonov has performed in Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Netherlands, Germany, Finland and the United States.

  • Posted on: 23 October, 2008

    An 8th grade algebra teacher who never uses textbooks or assigns homework will share her passion for helping students understand math - and for trying new teaching methods - during the 12th annual Marvin Stokes Endowed Lectureship Monday [OCT. 27] at East Central University.

    Heather Sparks, the 2009 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year, will speak at 6:30 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Center on the first floor of the University Center. Her presentation is open to the public at no charge. Area Teachers of the Year for 2007-08 also will be recognized during the evening.

  • Posted on: 21 October, 2008

    Students about to complete associate's degrees in December who plan to transfer to East Central University can see what ECU has to offer and enroll for the spring semester during Transfer Enrollment Day on Nov. 5 [WEDNESDAY].

  • Posted on: 15 October, 2008

    With the election less than a month away and with major issues facing the nation, from the financial crisis to education and health care to the war on terror, voters may feel more confused than ever - especially first time voters.


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