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  • Posted on: 22 April, 2016

    Ways to improve airline and back seats were the innovative entrepreneur ideas that took first and second place for East Central University teams at the 2016 Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup, Thursday, April 14.

    Air-Ez, led by ECU freshman Larisa Bolin of Ada, and team member, ECU senior Breanna Ragan of McAlester, took first place in the Small Business Division. Air-Ez is an easily attachable system that turns a typical airline seat into a safe and comfortable seat for handicapped and mobility impaired individuals.

  • Posted on: 22 April, 2016

    ADA – Dr. Stacey Bolin, assistant professor of business administration in East Central University’s Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business, has been named a regional recipient of the 2016 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Teaching Excellence Award. Dr. Bolin is also the director of the Wilburn L. Smith Center for Entrepreneurship.

    “I’m excited and honored to receive the ACBSP Region 6 Teaching Excellence Award,” Dr. Bolin said. “To be selected from a group of talented and inspirational professors is an honor.”

  • Posted on: 13 April, 2016

    ECU SCREENS will present the “hilarious” (Independent) recorded live production of “As You Like It” on Saturday, April 23 at 2 p.m. in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    ECU SCREENS is collaborating with Sigma Tau Delta and The Honors Student Association to show this “magical” (Observer) and “irresistibly funny” (Sunday Times) production of Shakespeare’s beloved comedy. “As You Like It” is free for ECU students and $10 for general admission.

  • Posted on: 13 April, 2016

    The East Central University Showtime performers will be presenting a show to honor veterans on Friday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Posted on: 13 April, 2016

    East Central University student Faith Lasiter has been selected to attend the National Education for Women Leadership Institute at the University of Oklahoma, May 20-24.

    Lasiter, a junior political science major from Eufaula, is enrolled at ECU to prepare to apply for law school. After earning an associate’s degree at Seminole State College, Lassiter joined the ECU Mock Trial Team and was selected for the DC Internship Experience 2016.

  • Posted on: 13 April, 2016

    Steven D. Gregory, inventor and founder of the Ram Jack methods of foundation repair, has been engaged with East Central University as a distinguished alumnus and supporter of students within the Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business.

    Ram Jack was recently recognized for its partnership with ECU by receiving the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education’s Regents Business Partnership Excellence Award.

  • Posted on: 11 April, 2016

    East Central University recently received the highest certification level – excellence status - for a Certified Healthy Campus by the Oklahoma Turning Point Council, it was recently announced.

  • Posted on: 11 April, 2016

    East Central University’s Political Science and Legal Studies Department has a tremendous track record of getting its students accepted into law school.

    Four current ECU students - Kaylin Cullum, Logan Harrison, Lauren Crudup and Maecey McClain – were recently accepted to a total of 10 law schools.

    “Since 2010, 86 percent of our students have been accepted to more than 40 law schools across the country. In 2014, all seven applicants were accepted,” said Dr. Christine Pappas, director of ECU’s Political Science and Legal Studies Department.

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