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  • Posted on: 17 August, 2017

    Auditions are open for East Central University Theatre’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. in room 163 of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    This is an ECU production supporting the student body. However, auditions are open to the general public.

    The production, under the direction of Vickie Reifsnider, will take place Oct. 12-14 at 7:30 p.m. each night in the Dorothy I. Summers Theatre in Science Hall.

    Romeo and Juliet follows the feud between the Montagues and Capulets, leading to the tragic deaths of the star-crossed lovers.

  • Posted on: 17 August, 2017

    Jacey McDonald lived a dream as a marketing intern this summer.

    The East Central University Business Scholar from Blanchard, served an internship with the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder.

    “I had the opportunity to intern in the marketing department at the place of my dreams – the Oklahoma City Thunder,” said McDonald. “I did get to experience what it is like to be and work in a corporate environment, learn how the different departments work within themselves as well as other departments and experience InternOKC.”

  • Posted on: 16 August, 2017

    Thanks to a little persuasion from her East Central University professors in the Biology Department, Jaymi Chumley-Steele wasn’t about to settle on a career away from forensic science.

    Steele, who at one time was seeking to go the physical therapy route, is now pursuing a master of forensic science program degree at Florida International University this fall. She was selected above numerous applicants for the prestigious FIU program and it’s safe to say that the foundation for this research endeavor was established at ECU.

  • Posted on: 11 August, 2017

    East Central University welcomes new faculty with the beginning of the fall semester set for Monday, Aug. 14.



    Marla Lobley

    Instructor/Librarian, Linscheid Library

  • Posted on: 08 August, 2017

    Anticipation is high on the East Central University campus for the beginning of the 2017 fall semester on Monday, Aug. 14.

    Enrollment is still open through Friday, Aug. 18, and prospective students have the choice of more than 80 majors in undergraduate degree programs offered through the College of Education and Psychology, College of Health and Science, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business.

  • Posted on: 07 August, 2017

    Birthed out of reunion of former basketball players, the Wayne Cobb Scholarship has been established at East Central University.

    Forty-five of Cobb’s players converged on ECU’s Sterling L. Williams Center on April 8 to reminisce and share stories about Cobb, the Tigers’ all-time winningest coach, during a five-hour celebration.

    As a result, the Wayne Cobb Scholarship, valued now at $21,000, was created.

  • Posted on: 03 August, 2017

    One of Brandon Wright’s career goals is to ultimately build a traditional Japanese wood tea house in Oklahoma City.

    The East Central University alumnus currently resides in Uji, Kyoto, Japan and is the founder of the Tai-an Tea Company. Three weeks after graduating from ECU in 2014, Wright moved to Japan to start his own organic Matcha green tea company.

  • Posted on: 01 August, 2017

    A year after being instituted as a new degree program by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, East Central University’s Master in Management program is a smashing success.

    At least in the eyes of Rachel Seewald-Phan, who is the first graduate of the program, the former Norman resident went straight into the MiM program after earning her bachelor’s degree and ended up completing her master’s degree in just one year.


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