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  • Posted on: 20 January, 2009

    High academic performance during the fall semester has earned listings on the President's and Deans' Honor Rolls for students at East Central University.

  • Posted on: 14 January, 2009

    The East Central University community will watch history in the making with the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama.

    On Tuesday [Jan. 20] ECU will host a viewing of the inauguration on a large projection screen in the Estep Multimedia Center in the University Center. The viewing is free of charge. The doors will be open from 9 a.m. until noon. The swearing-in ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m.

  • Posted on: 14 January, 2009

    Approximately 150 members of the Oklahoma Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (OKRID) are expected at East Central University Friday and Saturday [JAN.16-17] for their biannual meeting.

    OKRID is the statewide organization for interpreters for the deaf, said Janna Byrd, ECU assistant professor of human resources and OKRID's 2008-09 vice president.

  • Posted on: 12 January, 2009

    After two years of college, Rick Hooper decided he was headed in the wrong direction.

    He wanted a different type of degree, so he left East Central University and moved to Irving, Texas, to complete a two-year program in electronics.

  • Posted on: 12 January, 2009

    The Centennial Celebration marking East Central University's 100th birthday in 2009 is officially underway.

    The university was established as East Central State Normal School on March 25, 1909. A celebration was held in Ada when then-Gov. Charles N. Haskell signed the legislation, said Dr. Duane C. Anderson, ECU's interim president.

  • Posted on: 08 January, 2009

    Motorists approaching the East Central University campus may do a double-take the first time they see a giant silhouette of a horse looming where houses once stood in the 800 block of East 12th Street.

    Students in the Sculpture II class at ECU built the large-scale silhouette as the first installed work in a sculpture garden that has begun taking shape in the heart of the new Arts District of Ada.

  • Posted on: 06 January, 2009

    Adults in Ada can sample a free yoga class Monday [Jan. 12] at East Central University. The Center of Continuing Education & Community Services will offer the one-hour class at 5:45 p.m. in Science Hall, Room 318.

    No experience or equipment is necessary for the free class.

  • Posted on: 05 January, 2009

    Two classes of sports and games for children in the gym and the swimming pool will begin next week [JAN. 12 AND JAN. 13] at East Central University.

    The Gym/Swim Class for ages 5-12 begins Monday [Jan. 12] and will offer physical activities in the McBride Gymnasium during the first half and finish with a variety of aquatic sports and games in the McBride swimming pool.


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