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  • Posted on: 16 November, 2010

    The annual chili cookoff held by East Central University’s fraternities and sororities will begin serving the public at 11:30 p.m. Thursday [NOV. 18] in front of ECU’s Danley Hall. The cost is a minimum $2 donation per bowl. Proceeds will benefit the Ada Boys and Girls Club.

    The Greek chapters decided to hold the cookoff competition on Thursday in honor of ECU President John Hargrave who will be inaugurated as ECU’s eighth president on Friday.

  • Posted on: 16 November, 2010

    A comic opera considered one of the most famous of the standard operatic repertoire will be performed with full orchestra Friday and Saturday [NOV. 19-20] at East Central University.

    “The Marriage of Figaro” will begin at 8 each night in the Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center under the direction of Dr. Melody Baggech, associate professor of music.

  • Posted on: 15 November, 2010

    A national touring company's imaginative interpretation of a timeless Shakespeare comedy will bring an enchanted forest and theatrical magic to East Central University on Nov. 2 [TUESDAY].

    New York's Aquila Theatre will perform "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at 7:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

  • Posted on: 10 November, 2010

    A unique dining experience at East Central University will offer a “Taste of Ukraine,” including borsch and dumplings prepared by three officials from International Christian University in Kiev, Ukraine, on Nov. 18 [THURSDAY].

    The Ukrainians, including the president of the university, also will provide cooking demonstrations from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 219 of Faust Hall.

  • Posted on: 10 November, 2010

    John R. Hargrave will be inaugurated as East Central University’s eighth president at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 19 [FRIDAY] in the Ataloa Theatre in ECU’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. The public is invited to the ceremony and a reception that follows in the theatre’s Lockmiller Lobby.

    Hargrave was named president of ECU on July 1, 2009, by the Board of Regents of the University System of Oklahoma.

  • Posted on: 10 November, 2010

    Dr. James Rauch has been named the first Vision Bank endowed professor in banking and finance at East Central University. He will assume a leadership role in strengthening the relationship of the School of Business within the banking and finance community in ECU’s service area.

  • Posted on: 09 November, 2010

    Two events at East Central University on Friday [NOV. 12] will explore the world through international teas and desserts, entertainment by international students and a Gift Fair of artisans’ crafts from Ten Thousand Villages and gifts and sponsorships through the Alternative Gift Market.

  • Posted on: 05 November, 2010

    Meeting with U.S. Rep. Tom Cole (third from left) in his Washington, D.C., office are East Central University President John Hargrave (far right); Dr. Steve Turner (left), ECU vice president for administration and finance; and Amber Pollard, a field representative for Cole. The ECU administrators talked with Cole about issues important to ECU.


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