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  • Posted on: 03 October, 2007

    Dr. David La Vere, an award-winning author and professor at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, will discuss "Looting Spiro Mounds: An American King Tut's Tomb" in a public lecture Monday [OCT. 8] at East Central University.

    He will speak at 7 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Center in the University Center. The lecture is sponsored by ECU's Hayes Native American Studies Center. 

  • Posted on: 02 October, 2007

    The Human Resources Club at East Central University will have a Bingo Night Monday [OCT. 8] at the American Legion Hall in Ada to raise funds for the club's Annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Games will begin at 6 p.m.

  • Posted on: 02 October, 2007

    Togas are out, and metal detectors are in for East Central University's first theatre production of the year, "Julius Caesar," which will be presented at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday [OCT. 3-6] in the Dorothy Summers Theatre.

  • Posted on: 01 October, 2007

    The works of two emerging artists from Oklahoma City are on exhibit through Oct. 26 in the East Central University Art Gallery.

    Dylan Bradway, a 24-year-old artist and graphic designer, and his wife, Amanda Weathers-Bradway, a 24-year-old self-taught artist, live in their studio in the historic Plaza District in Oklahoma City.

  • Posted on: 27 September, 2007

    Classes in everything from arts and crafts for kids to yoga for adults and violin lessons for both will begin in October through East Central University's Community Education Program.

    For information on dates, times and costs, call ECU's Continuing Education Office at 559-5456.

    Children's classes range from four to 11 sessions, depending on the activity, and the costs run from $45 to $80. Classes include arts and crafts, Spanish, violin, piano, gymnastics, swimming and dance techniques in ballet, tap and jazz.

  • Posted on: 27 September, 2007

    The new Institute of Environmental Science Education and Research at East Central University will kick off its efforts to develop partnerships between the university and business and industry in a forum Oct. 8 [MONDAY] at ECU. 

    The IESER Science and Technology Forum will host representatives from three of Oklahoma's premier science and technology development agencies from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Center on the first floor of the University Center.

  • Posted on: 27 September, 2007

    Several historians and students from East Central University will participate in the 47th annual conference of the Western History Association Wednesday through Saturday [OCT. 3-6] in Oklahoma City.

    ECU is one of the sponsors of the conference.

    The WHA, which promotes the study of the North American West, is meeting in Oklahoma this year to celebrate the state's centennial. The theme of the conference is Crossroads of the West: Meetings and Exchanges, Old and New.

  • Posted on: 25 September, 2007

    Here's the challenge: Write some music appropriate for a 60-to 70-member choir to perform during the inaugural ceremony for the president of your own university.

    When that suggestion was offered to W.T. Skye Garcia at the end of the spring semester, the ECU instructor of music and noted composer first thought, "three months is not long enough."

    At the end of May, however, Garcia put everything aside and the creative process began.

    "During the first two weeks, I selected the text," Garcia said. "Having accomplished this, I was convinced I could make it work."

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