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  • Posted on: 03 October, 2008

    Two grants totaling nearly $15,000 have been awarded to East Central University’s Social Work Program to encourage more graduates to work with older adults.

    Both grants were awarded by the Council on Social Work Education’s National Center for Gerontological Social Work Education (Gero-Ed Center) and are funded by the John A. Hartford Foundation.

  • Posted on: 03 October, 2008

    Allan J. Lichtman, professor of history at American University in Washington, D.C., will discuss "The Keys to the White House" Wednesday night [OCT. 8] during the annual Lou Watkins Endowed Lectureship at East Central University.

    He will talk about his "keys" or questions for explaining and predicting presidential election results at 6:30 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Center on the first floor of the University Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.

  • Posted on: 02 October, 2008

    Becky Matthews (left) and Kelcey Vangundy, students at East Central University, wait to register voters at Wal-Mart last Saturday [SEPT. 27]. Students will register voters at five locations Saturday morning [OCT. 4], Apple Market, Dollar General in North Hills Centre, Hastings, Sav-A-Lot and Nichols Dollar Saver. Students in ECU's Department of Political Science and Legal Studies are working to register 500 voters before the November elections. Saturday's effort will be part of ECU's Service Saturdays community service program.

  • Posted on: 02 October, 2008

    Nataly Keeton, a senior at East Central University, has been awarded a $3,000 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Scholarship for Minority Accounting Students for the 2008-09 academic year.

    A graduate of Dickson High School and a member of the Choctaw Nation, Keeton also has received a scholarship from the Oklahoma Society for Certified Public Accountants and scholarships from the ECU Foundation Inc.

  • Posted on: 30 September, 2008

    An explanation of the current financial crisis facing the United States will be presented at East Central University Monday [OCT. 6] by two economics and finance experts in ECU's School of Business.

    Dr. Jim Rauch and Dr. Zhimin Wang will speak at 6 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Center on the first floor of the University Center. The presentation is open to the public.

  • Posted on: 26 September, 2008

    Three noted percussionists will lead East Central University’s second annual Marching Percussion Festival for area high schools Oct. 2 [THURSDAY] beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Norris Field in Ada.

  • Posted on: 24 September, 2008

    Five astronomy viewings are scheduled in October and November at East Central University's observatory northeast of Norris Field.

    The evening schedule includes a viewing of the Moon and Jupiter from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 7 [TUESDAY], the Andromeda galaxy and Jupiter from 8 to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 23, the Moon and Jupiter from 7 to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 4 and Venus and Jupiter from 6 to 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 20.

  • Posted on: 23 September, 2008

    A free one-day workshop at East Central University on Oct. 7 [TUESDAY] will detail the in-progress revision of Oklahoma's Comprehensive Water Plan and include hands-on instruction in researching legislative and legal issues related to water rights in Oklahoma.


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