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  • Posted on: 12 January, 2009

    After two years of college, Rick Hooper decided he was headed in the wrong direction.

    He wanted a different type of degree, so he left East Central University and moved to Irving, Texas, to complete a two-year program in electronics.

  • Posted on: 12 January, 2009

    The Centennial Celebration marking East Central University's 100th birthday in 2009 is officially underway.

    The university was established as East Central State Normal School on March 25, 1909. A celebration was held in Ada when then-Gov. Charles N. Haskell signed the legislation, said Dr. Duane C. Anderson, ECU's interim president.

  • Posted on: 08 January, 2009

    Motorists approaching the East Central University campus may do a double-take the first time they see a giant silhouette of a horse looming where houses once stood in the 800 block of East 12th Street.

    Students in the Sculpture II class at ECU built the large-scale silhouette as the first installed work in a sculpture garden that has begun taking shape in the heart of the new Arts District of Ada.

  • Posted on: 06 January, 2009

    Adults in Ada can sample a free yoga class Monday [Jan. 12] at East Central University. The Center of Continuing Education & Community Services will offer the one-hour class at 5:45 p.m. in Science Hall, Room 318.

    No experience or equipment is necessary for the free class.

  • Posted on: 05 January, 2009

    Two classes of sports and games for children in the gym and the swimming pool will begin next week [JAN. 12 AND JAN. 13] at East Central University.

    The Gym/Swim Class for ages 5-12 begins Monday [Jan. 12] and will offer physical activities in the McBride Gymnasium during the first half and finish with a variety of aquatic sports and games in the McBride swimming pool.

  • Posted on: 01 January, 2009

    Three graduates of East Central University's Environmental Health Science program have been commissioned as lieutenants junior grade in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps during a ceremony at ECU.

  • Posted on: 19 December, 2008

    East Central University's International Students Office needs host families for the spring semester, 2009. For more information, please contact Jerry Studebaker, ECU International Office at 580-332-8583.

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  • Posted on: 18 December, 2008

    East Central University will be closed for the holidays beginning at noon, Friday, Dec. 19. Classes will not be in session and offices will be closed. The university will re-open at 8 a.m., Monday, Jan. 5.

    The Linscheid Library will also be closed during this time.


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