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  • Posted on: 12 January, 2018

    East Central University will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 15. ECU offices will reopen Tuesday at 8 a.m. That will also be the first day of classes for the 2018 Spring Semester.


  • Posted on: 10 January, 2018

    The East Central University Wind Ensemble, along with the Dale High School Concert Band, will be performing a free concert on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    Everyone is welcome to view and listen to the sounds of the two groups as they perform their Pre-OkMEA (Oklahoma Music Educators Association) Concert. The ECU Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Allen Correll, will be performing at the OkMEA Conference at Assembly Hall of the Cox Business Center in Tulsa on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 7:15 p.m.

  • Posted on: 08 January, 2018

    Take a journey and experience a vast array of Broadway shows as East Central University hosts Broadway Tonite Live! set for Friday, Jan. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    Broadway Tonite Live! is a highly-paced musical revue with a cast of four attractive, multi-talented Broadway performers, with numerous Broadway credits.

  • Posted on: 05 January, 2018

    East Central University classes for the 2018 spring semester are scheduled to begin on Tuesday, Jan. 16 and enrollment is still open by appointment or online.

    First-time transfer students, first-time beginning freshmen and all concurrent students who have cleared the admission process, may call ECU’s Academic Success Center at 580-559-5696 to make an appointment for academic advisement and enrollment.

  • Posted on: 05 January, 2018

    Amy T. (Garcia) Ford, a 1996 East Central University alum who has spent the almost 11 years as ECU’s assistant vice president and director of communications and marketing, has been called upon to restore ECU’s Office of Institutional Advancement.

  • Posted on: 15 December, 2017

    The East Central University campus and offices will be closed for the holidays from Monday, Dec. 18 through Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. Campus offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 8 a.m. Classes resume at ECU on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 8 a.m. ECU’s Linscheid Library will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 16-Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The library will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 8 a.m. The Tommy Hewett Wellness Center will be open Monday-Friday, outside of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, from 8 a.m.-noon and 3 p.m.-7 p.m. each day, Monday through Friday. It will not be open on weekends.

  • Posted on: 15 December, 2017

    East Central University and the Pontotoc Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) announced its receipt of a new $1,553.89 grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America.

    The new grant will support the daily operations of PAWS so they can continue their efforts to help local shelter pets thrive as they continued their journey to finding forever homes and families.

  • Posted on: 14 December, 2017

    For the fourth year in a row, East Central University was honored for its civic engagement after tying for first place in the Oklahoma Campus Compact 2017 Voter Registration Contest.

    ECU tied with Southwestern Oklahoma State University for first place in the Equality Division (institutions with enrollment of 3,001-7000 students) at 6.8 percent.


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