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  • Posted on: 13 October, 2008

    A tour of three of Spain's fascinating cities will be offered next March 14-22 as part of East Central University's Study Abroad Program.

    Participants can earn three hours of academic credit in Spanish culture or language as they experience the country's culture and history and immersion in the Spanish language.

  • Posted on: 10 October, 2008

    East Central University's homecoming parade will begin at noon on Oct. 25 [Saturday]. Entry forms to participate in the parade are due by 4 p.m., Oct. 15 [Wednesday]. Late entries may be accepted through Oct. 21 [Tuesday]. Please try to avoid late entries.

    This year's homecoming theme is "Vote for Roary." Roary the Tiger is ECU's mascot.

  • Posted on: 07 October, 2008

    Students from universities in Oklahoma and Texas will come to East Central University Oct. 17-18 [FRIDAY-SATURDAY] to sharpen their programming skills while competing in the 33rd annual Association for Computing Machinery's International Collegiate Programming Contest.

  • Posted on: 06 October, 2008

    Kyle Foster of Bromide, a senior political science major at East Central University, has received a $250 scholarship from the Fortnightly Club of Ada. He was selected on the basis of academic achievement and leadership skills.

  • 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.


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