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  • Posted on: 09 August, 2011

    business scholarship winners

  • Posted on: 28 July, 2011

    The performer/songwriter who co-wrote “Eye of the Tiger” for Sylvester Stallone’s “Rocky III,” comedians, other musicians and a bonus Christmas program by America's premier doo-wop group are included in East Central University’s 2011-12 Fine Arts Season, along with regular ECU theatre and music productions.

    Season tickets are on sale until Sept. 1 for six national touring productions and five ECU Theatre and ECU Opera performances.

  • Posted on: 18 July, 2011

    East Central University will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit Oct. 31 and Nov. 2 by a team representing the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. ECU has been accredited by the commission from 1922-1934 and since 1947. ECU’s accreditation is at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels.

  • Posted on: 18 July, 2011

    Five awards were presented to members of East Central University’s Communications and Marketing Department July 11 at the state conference of the Oklahoma College Public Relations Association.

    ECU won the first-place Grand Award in the Video Spot category with “ECU TV: Find Your Direction at ECU,” one of three ECU television commercials now airing throughout the state. It was developed by Amy Ford, director of Communications and Marketing, and ECU students Jacob Sircy of Goodwell and Jomain McKenzie of Clarendon, Jamaica.

  • Posted on: 06 July, 2011


  • Posted on: 22 June, 2011

    An award-winning East Central University graduate who has worked in the field of human resources and deafness for more than 25 years has been named the 2011 recipient of the Distinguished Alumna Award in Human Services Counseling by ECU’s Human Resources Department.

    R. René Ryan of Tulsa received the award at the department’s awards and recognition program this spring in Ada. She has been the executive director of TSHA (Total Source for Hearing-loss and Access) in Tulsa for 18 years.

  • Posted on: 22 June, 2011

    From the time she was a 15-year-old candy striper at Weatherford Regional Hospital, Rita J. Baumgartner, the daughter of Bob and Jo Ramsey of Weatherford, knew she wanted to work in the health care environment. Over the years she continued to work in hospitals in various capacities.“When I considered advancing my education,” she said, “I felt I had waited too long. However, my biggest advocate, (husband) Richard, advised me that whether I went to college or not, life would continue to pass by.”

  • Posted on: 17 June, 2011
    East Central University pre-medicine major Alison Siweckyj (right) of Checotah accepts the Dr. Jim G. Duckett Scholarship from Dr. Terry Cluck, professor of biology. The scholarship is awarded to a student preferably in the pre-med field. The presentation was made at the ECU College of Health and Sciences awards ceremony this spring.


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