Posted on: 13 May, 2014
ADA – A lifetime of struggles, setbacks, victories and stalemates are nothing new for State Sen. Susan Paddack.
She’s battle-tested and analytical, intelligent and savvy and she was moved to tears May 2 when recalling she is the first in her family to be college educated.
“You’ll have to pardon me if I become a little emotional,” the five-term political leader said choking back tears, “but I was the first person in my family to receive a college education.”
Posted on: 08 May, 2014
ADA – Stadium Drive in Ada, between 14th and 18th Streets is closed due to road construction. Please plan accordingly if you are attending East Central University’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 10, at the Kerr Activities Center.
Posted on: 07 May, 2014
ADA – Bachelor’s degrees will be awarded to 505 students and 183 more will be granted master’s degrees as East Central University conducts two commencement exercises on Saturday, May 10, at the Kerr Activities Center.
The first ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. while the second will take place at 2 p.m.
Posted on: 02 May, 2014
ADA – Former Oklahoma Gov. George Nigh, a 1950 East Central University graduate, presented the prestigious George Nigh Award to Noelle Hurt-Bryan on Friday, April 25.
Each year top seniors are selected to apply for this award and, after a rigorous application and interview process, the 2013-14 recipient ascended to the top for many reasons.
Posted on: 01 May, 2014
ADA – Former East Central University student Rhonda Ragsdale will be presenting a lecture entitled “Black Towns and Resistance in the Americas” on Wednesday, April 30, at 10 a.m. in the Estep Multimedia Room inside the Bill S. Cole University Center on the ECU campus.
Posted on: 24 April, 2014
ADA – East Central University congratulates Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, who was named to the Time Magazine List of 100 Most Influential People in the World, it was announced on Thursday.
Also on the list are Beyonce, who is on the Time Magazine cover; Oklahoma singer and entertainer Carrie Underwood; President Barack Obama and entertainer Robert Redford.
Posted on: 18 April, 2014
As many as 50 companies and graduate schools will be on hand as East Central University hosts the Spring 2014 Career Expo on Tuesday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the ECU Foundation Hall of Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.
Posted on: 18 April, 2014
East Central University’s Campus Initiative to Reduce Crime Against Women (CIRCAW) and Empowering You and Educating Students (EYES) will host a campus Sexual Assault Awareness Month event on Tuesday, April 22, at 6 p.m.
The community-wide event is designed to raise awareness of the blight of sexual assault victimization which not only affects victims but communities.
The event is affiliated with National Walk a Mile in her Shoes. Campus teams of two men and two women will be formed. The teams will share a pair of high heels on a relay course across campus.