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  • Posted on: 21 May, 2009

    Flutist Juliana Overmier, an adjunct faculty member at East Central University, has won the 2009 National Flute Association's Convention Performer's Competition, which was created to promote newly published flute music. She will travel to New York City in August to premiere composer David Cutler's four-movement work "Postcards" at the NFA annual convention.

  • Posted on: 20 May, 2009

    Two $500 scholarships have been established for East Central University students by the American Legion Post #72 in Ada and ECU's Collegiate Veterans Association.

    The scholarships will be awarded each semester to a veteran and non-veteran student. The funds will be designated for the purchase of textbooks up to $500 from the East Central University Bookstore. The scholarship does not apply toward supplies, clothing and other bookstore items.

  • Posted on: 19 May, 2009

    When the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center opens soon at East Central University, two recent acquisitions will be on exhibit in the new art gallery -- valuable paintings by one of Latvia's most noted artists, Ludolfs Liberts.

    The paintings were donated to ECU by Liberts' granddaughter, Melita Long of Ada, who works on campus for Chartwell's Dining Service.

    One of the paintings she gave to ECU was painted in Germany of St. Mark's Square and the other appears to have been painted in Venice. Both are valued at approximately $10,000.

  • Posted on: 19 May, 2009

    A summer tour of Spain is the next educational travel opportunity being offered by East Central University's Study Abroad Program.

  • Posted on: 18 May, 2009

    Four East Central University students presented research at the Alpha Chi national college honor society's 2009 biennial national convention in April in Indianapolis, Ind.

  • Posted on: 18 May, 2009

    Rachael Bryant holding books

  • Posted on: 15 May, 2009

    John R. Hargrave of Wewoka, a founder and managing partner of the Edmonds Cole Law Firm in Oklahoma City, was named president of East Central University Friday afternoon [MAY 15] by the Board of Regents of the Regional University System of Oklahoma.

  • Posted on: 15 May, 2009

    Who makes a good teacher?

    A person who encourages youngsters to have a successful life, says a professor of education who is retiring after 39 years at East Central University.


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