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  • Posted on: 06 April, 2017

    Ninety middle school students from across the state experienced fun and absorbed STEM principles during the 2017 NASA Challenge Showcase on March 29 at East Central University.

    Through a partnership between NASA and the Oklahoma State Department of Education’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) program, middle school students participated in activities such as launching pencil rockets and learning robotic activities as well as making video presentations about space suit designs.

  • Posted on: 06 April, 2017

    “Operation Mozart,” an unprecedented collaboration of ECU’s Departments of Music and English and Languages, will take the stage in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center on Thursday, April 13, beginning at 4 p.m.

  • Posted on: 04 April, 2017

    Now is the time to enroll for the 2017 summer and fall semesters at East Central University. First-time freshmen at ECU can start the enrollment process on Tuesday, April 11. Summer classes begin on Thursday, June 1 and the fall semester starts on Monday, Aug. 14. For more information, go online to or contact the Office of Admissions at 580-559-5628 or .


  • Posted on: 31 March, 2017

    Dr. Nathan Mellor, CEO of C3 Brands (Mosaic Personnel and Strata Leadership) and president of Strata Leadership, LLC in Oklahoma City, will deliver East Central University’s 27th Annual Parker Ethics Lecture on Tuesday, April 4, at 2 p.m. in ECU Foundation Hall of the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

    The public is invited to the lecture free of charge.

  • Posted on: 22 March, 2017

    ECU SCREENS presents “Anna Karenina” on Tuesday, March 23, at 7 p.m. in East Central University's Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Posted on: 20 March, 2017

    East Central University received the highest certification level – excellence status – for a Certified Healthy Campus by the Oklahoma Turning Point Council and the ECU Administration and Finance Office achieved a Certified Healthy Business Merit Certificate, it was recently announced.

  • Posted on: 20 March, 2017

    East Central University’s Linscheid Library will showcase its new Collaborative Spaces project with a ceremony and open house from 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 24.

    The spaces, funded through a $40,000 grant from the Sarkeys Foundation, are located on the northwest corner of the second floor of the library. There are five spaces, approximately 5 feet by six feet, separated by smoked glass. They are all furnished with casual living room chairs, ottomans and benches. Each space comes with a 4.5-foot by 5-foot portable marker board.

  • Posted on: 10 March, 2017

    The 12th Annual Scissortail Creative Writing Festival will draw many creative writers and fans alike to East Central University in Ada, April 6-8, 2017.

    Authors Patricia Hampl and Leif Enger will be featured in addition to more than 60 author presentations from Oklahoma and beyond. All sessions are free and open to the public.


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