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  • Posted on: 16 March, 2012
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    Students from Latta, Bartlesville, Grove, Miami, Moore, Tulsa and Vici were the grand prize winners in the 2012 Oklahoma State Science & Engineering Fair and the Oklahoma Junior Academy of Science State Meet held annually at East Central University in Ada.

    A combined 256 projects were in the competition for cash prizes and other awards.

    In the OSSEF, the $500 Best of Fair Award in Division I (grades 10 to 12) went to Mishana Ellison, a sophomore at Latta High School, for her project, “An examination of plant stomatal response to changing atmospheric conditions.”

  • Posted on: 09 March, 2012

    Dr. Robin Murphy, assistant professor of English at East Central University, will discuss her book and a chapter she co-wrote for another book about counterculture icon Joss Whedon on Tuesday [MARCH 13] at ECU’s Linscheid Library.

    The discussion and book signing will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. in the atrium on the library’s second floor, sponsored by Linscheid Library Academic Friends.

  • Posted on: 09 March, 2012

    A free class from March 20-22 [TUESDAY-THURSDAY] at East Central University will introduce workers to the process of designing and installing a small photovoltaic system, or solar panel system, suitable for a private residence.

    The Photovoltaic Systems Technology Technician course prepares students for employment with contractors who install alternative energy systems such as solar panels. Participants will learn about electrical concepts used in design systems and how to assess solar resources and evaluate potential installation sites.

  • Posted on: 09 March, 2012
    Photo of the trio that will perform

    Chris Scoles (from left) of Ada, Heath Holt of Ada and Kaitlin Moore of Marietta, members of Collage, East Central University’s dance ensemble, will perform in the gala performance March 15 [THURSDAY] at the national convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance in Boston. They will perform “Within Me,” a dance choreographed by Kelsey Creed, an ECU student who graduated last December. They were selected from a video of the work submitted to AAPHERD for a blind review by Dr. Victoria Dansby, coordinator of ECU’s dance program.

  • Posted on: 08 March, 2012

    A new Oklahoma Business Week summer camp at East Central University will introduce up to 100 current Oklahoma 10th or 11th grade high school students to both the world of business and a college campus. Participants in the camp, from July 8-13, also have a chance to win prizes and scholarships to ECU.

  • Posted on: 07 March, 2012
    Photo of Black Violin Duo

    What do you get when you fuse classical music with jazz, hip-hop and funk?

    It’s the revolutionary music group Black Violin – two classically trained musicians who combine a daunting array of musical styles and influences ranging from Shostakovich and Bach to Nas and Jay-Z to create a signature sound.

  • Posted on: 07 March, 2012

    A free course in basic green building concepts that can lead to national certification as a LEED Green Associate will be held March 19 in Ardmore.

    The course, Green Building Science, LEED 201: Core Concepts and Strategies, will be taught from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. by Dr. Doug Weirick and Dr. Guy Sewell, professors of environmental health science at East Central University in Ada. An additional 16 hours can be completed outside the classroom time to receive the certification.

  • Posted on: 07 March, 2012
    Photo of Stephen Decker

    Stephen Decker, a sophomore majoring in legal studies at East Central University, won the After Dinner Speaking competition Feb. 25 at the annual Oklahoma Intercollegiate Forensic Association Championship tournament.

    His win also qualifies him to participate in the prestigious American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament in early April at Texas State University-San Marcos.


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