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  • Posted on: 22 April, 2015

    Dr. Thomas A. Zeni, assistant professor of business administration in East Central University’s Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business, has been named a regional recipient of the 2015 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Teaching Excellence Award.

    “I feel excited. It’s great to be recognized for one’s work, but more importantly, this is an exciting time for the Stonecipher School of Business and East Central University,” said Zeni. “We’re all doing great things here and I’m happy my contributions can help get the word out.”

  • Posted on: 21 April, 2015

    Earning a higher education degree can be a major obstacle for a student with a disadvantaged background.

    Like a rags-to-riches type of story in an educational sense, Dr. Carol Fischer, an alumna of the McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program at East Central University, accomplished it and was able to share her story back in March in front of the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Subcommittee in Washington D.C.

  • Posted on: 21 April, 2015

    East Central University’s Oklahoma Business Week, a unique summer program which enables high school students to take a plunge into a hands-on, real-world type of experience in the business world, was recently recognized with a 2015 Great Inspirations Award at the Creativity World Forum, held recently in Oklahoma City.

  • Posted on: 20 April, 2015

    Fraud protection will the topic as Elaine Dodd will deliver the East Central University Parker Ethic Lecture Thursday, April 23, at 2 p.m. in Foundation Hall of the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

    The lecture is free and open to the public.

    Frauds related to such things as identity theft, social media protection, internet scams and phone scams will be addresses by Dodd, who is vice president for the Fraud Division of the Oklahoma Bankers Association and has been recognized in Oklahoma and nationally for her efforts in fraud prevention.

  • Posted on: 17 April, 2015

    East Central University swept all three team awards in the Small Business Division and two ECU individuals – Miranda McNabb and Miles Mitchell – were honored as well during the 2015 Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup Thursday, April 16, at the Chevy Events Center at Bricktown in Oklahoma City.

    Team SuiteSeat, led by Mitchell, captured first place. Team Gourmet Grub, led by Stanford Mahlatini, took second and Team Back-Spin, led by McNabb with team member Matthew Butler, placed third.

  • Posted on: 17 April, 2015

    A new era will be ushered into the learning environment at East Central University with the grand opening of the Dr. Raniyah Ramadan Center for Undergraduate Research and Learning at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 24.

    Event parking is located at the intersection of South Stadium Drive and East 10th Streets.

  • Posted on: 16 April, 2015

    The East Central University Opera Theatre will perform three one-act operas at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, April 23-24, in the Dorothy Summers Theatre.

    The evening will begin with Gian Carlo Menotti’s “The Telephone”, followed by “A Hand of Bridge” (Samuel Barber) and “Little Red Riding Hood” (Seymour Barab).

    The performances will feature students from ECU’s music and theatre departments: Melody Dunn, Steve Filkins, Bessie-Mae Soh, Leah Whiten, Keegan Buckaloo, Ashley Tucker and Rebekah Pingleton.

  • Posted on: 10 April, 2015

    The East Central University Theatre Department will present “Woyzeck” at 7:30 p.m., April 16-18, at the Chalmers Herman Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    “Woyzeck,” is written by George Buchner around 1833 and translated and adapted by Nicolas Rudall in the version being performed at ECU. It is a story about an army barber, Woyzeck, and his common-law wife, Marie. Woyzeck has been augmenting his army income by signing up for scientific experiments with a local doctor and has been placed on a diet of peas.


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