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  • Posted on: 06 November, 2008

    East Central University has a $143 million impact on Oklahoma’s economy, according to a statewide analysis conducted by Regional Economic Models Inc. for the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

    The study shows that individual institutions of higher education are a vital economic engine, and the resources invested in them have a high rate of return and contribute to improved economic prosperity for their communities.

  • Posted on: 04 November, 2008

    Flutist Juliana Overmier, an adjunct instructor of music at East Central University, will perform a concert with accompanist Dr. Samuel Magrill at 3 p.m. Sunday [NOV. 9] in Lindsay.

    The Lindsay Civic Arts Council will present the free concert at the United Methodist Church, 114 W. Chickasaw Street in Lindsay. A reception will follow.

  • Posted on: 31 October, 2008

    Douglas Humpherys, chair of the piano department at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y., will perform a solo piano concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 [SATURDAY] in the Dorothy Summers Theatre at East Central University. The concert is free and open to the public.

    Humpherys completed graduate degrees at the Juilliard School and the Eastman School of Music where he is a professor of piano.

  • Posted on: 31 October, 2008

    Photographs of life in Calcutta shot by three East Central University students and their instructor will be on exhibit beginning Thursday [NOV. 6] in the Hallie Brown Ford Atrium of ECU's Linscheid Library.

    Opening receptions will be scheduled at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday in the atrium. The photos will be on display through Nov. 25.

  • Posted on: 31 October, 2008

    Auditions for roles in East Central University's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" will be held at 4 p.m. Nov. 10 [MONDAY] for non-ECU students and community members and at 4 p.m. Nov. 11 [TUESDAY] for ECU students.

    The auditions for the musical will be held in the Black Box Theatre on the lower level of Science Hall.

  • Posted on: 29 October, 2008

    Noted historian Dr. Marvin Kroeker, retired chair of the History Department at East Central University, will be honored Nov. 6 [THURSDAY] for his longtime service to ECU and the community.

    ECU's Department of History and Native American Studies will host a reception for Kroeker at 4 p.m. in Danley Hall. Following the reception, a bench will be dedicated in his name on the Tom Crabtree Honor Plaza on the east side of Science Hall.

  • Posted on: 29 October, 2008

    Best-selling author Dr. Ali Shehata will present a lecture on Islam Nov. 10 [MONDAY] at East Central University. He will discuss "Is Islam a Threat to Our Freedom?" at 7 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Center in the University Center.

    Several local Islamic professionals also will be on hand to help answer any questions that may arise from the presentation.

  • Posted on: 27 October, 2008

    Oklahoma Centennial Poet Laureate Dr. N. Scott Momaday will share his poetry at East Central University's Literary Arts Festival at noon Nov. 6 [THURSDAY] in the Dorothy Summers Theatre, followed by a book signing from 1 to 1:30 p.m. in the theatre lobby.

    Because seating is limited, individuals wishing to attend must call 580-559-5456 and reserve tickets by Nov. 4 [TUESDAY]. Tickets are free and can be picked up at the door the day of the event from 10 to 11:45 a.m.


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