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  • Posted on: 20 July, 2016

    Bridging the gap between sustainable water management and economic development is the goal of the newly-established Oka’ Institute, housed in Fentem Hall, at East Central University.

    With plans underway to expand degree options to include a master’s degree in water policy management, ECU provides a setting that has neutrality and objectivity while also being in the nucleus of multiple well-known water resources and environmental expertise.

  • Posted on: 20 July, 2016

    In an effort to celebrate a new and innovative way to integrate science, technology, engineering and math into the school curriculum, East Central University will conduct the formal naming for its new Pitsco STEM Maker Space Lab on Wednesday, July 27, at 11 a.m. on the first floor of the Lanoy Education Building.

    STEM education is becoming more prevalent in today’s classrooms and thanks to a new initiative at ECU, pre-service teachers will not only experience STEM in an exciting way, but also become even more effective teachers by using these tools.

  • Posted on: 14 July, 2016

    On Bastille Day, Thursday, July 14, ECU Screens will present a screening of “Les Liaisons Dangereuses” at 7 p.m. in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center at East Central University. The screening is a recorded live production of London’s Donmar Warehouse 2016.

    The cost of attendance is $5 for ECU students and $10 for general admission. In the tradition of British theatre, audience members will be treated to free cups of Braum’s ice cream during intermission. One audience member will win a selection of snacks from France, a $49 value.

  • Posted on: 07 July, 2016

    William Colbert could become a hero on the football field for the East Central University Tigers.

    But first he became a hero on the lake during the Independence Day weekend.

    Colbert, a sophomore-to-be and defensive back for ECU, helped save the life of a 7-year-old girl from drowning at Gladewater Lake, just about 10 minutes away from his home in Kilgore, Texas.

  • Posted on: 30 June, 2016

    East Central University student Eric Rawls (left), of Earlsboro, was presented with the Bret D. Isenhower Scholarship by Major Kevin Roland during the recent Veterans and Military Appreciation Day in ECU Foundation Hall of the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center. In the center is Krysten Isenhower, sister of the late Bret D. Isenhower. The Bret D. Isenhower Scholarship is awarded each year to those who, by virtue of their commitments and actions, live up to Bret’s example. Bret was a soldier, firefighter and emergency dispatcher.

  • Posted on: 29 June, 2016

    In observance of Independence Day, East Central University offices will be closed Friday-Monday, July 1-4, and will reopen on Tuesday, July 5 at 7:30 a.m.

  • Posted on: 27 June, 2016
    East Central University's 2016 Oklahoma Business Week, a unique five-day camp for high school students, who form a “company” to learn about business practices and compete in simulated business challenges was held June 5-9. Each “company” is guided by a volunteer mentor from the Oklahoma corporate community.
  • Posted on: 21 June, 2016
    James Corden as Francis Henshall

    “Forget your cares at the funniest show in town” (The Daily Telegraph). Once again ECU SCREENS brings award-winning British theatre to the Ada community. The Royal National Theatre recorded-live production “One Man, Two Guvnors” will screen at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center at East Central University. The screening is free for ECU students and $10 for general admission.


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