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  • Posted on: 26 November, 2013

    ADA – A unique Christmas gift idea is being provided by East Central University where, for a single bargain price of $30, a ticket package can be purchased to see two touring shows at the Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. To purchase tickets, click on the link:

  • Posted on: 21 November, 2013

    ADA – The East Central University chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society initiated eight new members during a recent ceremony in the Rudolph Hargrave Moot Courtroom in the Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business. 

    To be eligible to induction, students must be a junior or senior and have a 3.0 average in all political science and legal studies classes.

  • Posted on: 21 November, 2013

    ADA – East Central University Director of Communications and Marketing Amy (Garcia) Ford was presented the prestigious Natalea Watkins Communicator of the Year Award for 2013 on Wednesday at the Oklahoma College Public Relations Association’s Fall Workshop in the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Ford was nominated for the award by virtue of her leadership that has had a positive influence for ECU as well as for the state system of higher education. OCPRA was founded in 1969 and Ford is the 10th person in the state to receive this honor.

  • Posted on: 18 November, 2013

    ADA – “A Very Chorale Christmas”, a musical dinner variety show and silent auction, is set for Thursday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the ECU Foundation Hall of East Central University’s Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

  • Posted on: 13 November, 2013

    ADA – The East Central University Human Resources Club will host its annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Monday, Nov. 25 at 5:30 p.m., at the Pontotoc County Agri-Plex and Convention Center in Ada. The dinner is free and open to everyone in the community. Volunteers are needed for serving and cleaning. For more information contact Dr. Steven Roring at 580-559-5812 or contact him via email at


  • Posted on: 13 November, 2013

    ADA – Teaching has been an eye-opening, yet gratifying experience for Chris Eckler in his young career.

    Just months after obtaining his bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a teacher certification from East Central University in May, Eckler has plunged headfirst into what he anticipates as a life-long profession and love.

    “It’s definitely eye-opening,” said Eckler, who is less than three months into teaching seventh grade general math and seventh grade honors math at Ada Junior High School. “It’s keeping me busy, but it’s still something I want to do for years to come.”

  • Posted on: 13 November, 2013

    ADA – ‘Spotlight on France’ will be hosted by the East Central University Global Education Department on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. in the Stanley P. Wagner Ballroom in the Memorial Student Union.


  • Posted on: 11 November, 2013

    ADA – Just days after being viewed at the Napa Valley Film Festival, one of those documentary movies, Sewing Hope, will be shown on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. at East Central University’s Ataloa Theatre inside the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The screening is free and open to the public.

    Sewing Hope, narrated by Forest Whitaker, is the story of Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, who runs a school in Gulu, Uganda for young women formerly abducted and used as sex slaves and child soldiers by the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army, Joseph Kony.


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