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  • Posted on: 05 November, 2007

    The East Central University Astronomy Club will have a viewing of comet Holmes at the ECU observatory from 9 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday [NOV. 14] if skies are clear.  The public is invited to see this unique and amazing comet which brightened by a factor of 400,000 in only one day.

    Parking is available at the Physical Plant parking lot off Stadium Drive. The observatory is 100 feet north up the hill.

  • Posted on: 31 October, 2007

    The second annual Grounded  Chalk Arts Festival drew 24 area teams and individuals to the Norris Stadium parking lot Oct. 26 [FRIDAY] at East Central University.

    Entrants had six hours to complete an artwork that filled one parking space. They could use chalk or dry tempera as a coloring agent.

  • Posted on: 31 October, 2007

    East Central University's sororities and fraternities will hold an All Greek Garage Sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday [NOV. 3] on the Tiger Commons lawn just off Stadium Drive. All proceeds will benefit each chapter's national philanthropy, including Research for Juvenile Diabetes, Susan G. Komen, Make a Wish, Books for Kids, The Hole in the Wall Gang and The United Way.  The sale is sponsored by ECU's Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils.


  • Posted on: 30 October, 2007

    Three one-act plays - all written, memorized and staged within 24 hours - will be presented at 8 p.m. Nov. 3 [SATURDAY] in East Central University's Black Box Theatre in Science Hall.

    ECU members of Alpha Psi Omega, the national theatre honor society, will host their first-ever 24 Hour Play Fest to raise funds to assist the ECU Theatre’s production needs. Donations will be accepted at the door.

  • Posted on: 30 October, 2007

    Discussions about the historical and political aspects of cooperation between Russia and the United States and a poetry reading by internationally known Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko will be part of a celebration Nov. 6 [TUESDAY] at East Central University.

  • Posted on: 30 October, 2007

    A play by Dr. Bret Jones, assistant professor of communication, has been selected for a week-long workshop Nov. 11-18 [SUNDAY-SUNDAY] in Los Angeles.

    His play, "Native Skin," will have a staged reading at 8 p.m. Nov. 17 [SATURDAY] in the 2007 Festival of New Plays at Native Voices at the Autry, a program which develops and produces new works for the stage by Native American playwrights.

  • Posted on: 30 October, 2007

    Area Teachers of the Year meet with Stephanie Canada (front row, center), the 2007-08 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year, before being honored at the annual Marvin Stokes Endowed Lectureship Monday night [OCT. 29] at East Central University. The teachers and their schools are (front row, from left) Mary Shivers, Latta; June Hughes, Ada; Stephanie Canada, Shawnee; Jeannette Behne, Stratford; Nickole Bowie, Allen; and (back row) Dr.

  • Posted on: 29 October, 2007

    August Petersen, a former student leader at East Central University and a senior partner, officer, board member, investor and consultant to numerous Texas business ventures for more than 25 years, will be the speaker for ECU's annual Boswell Lecture on Monday [NOV. 5].

    He will discuss "Inspiring Success" at 7 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Center on the first floor of the University Center. The lecture is open to the public.


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