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High school juniors and seniors have the opportunity to learn what it’s like to be a college student at East Central University by participating in Tiger Connection on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

Tiger Connection is designed for prospective students to visit campus and meet with students, faculty and staff, as well as connect with other potential ECU Tigers.

Registration, which includes a free t-shirt and lunch, will begin at 9 a.m. in the ballroom of the ECU Memorial Student Union, with a welcome session following at 9:30 a.m. Four different breakout sessions for potential students are scheduled throughout the day, with the first beginning at 10 a.m. Other breakout sessions are set to begin at 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m.

Early arrivers have the opportunity to attend a Majors Fair from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Bill S. Cole University Center.

Different activities are scheduled during each of the breakout four sessions. Students can choose to attend the activities that interest them. They will have the opportunity to sit in on a real college classes such as Art History Survey II; General Microbiology; Criminal Justice Issues; Non-Western Literature; Honors Enduring Questions (for students interested in Honors); Introduction to Mass Media; Sports Nutrition; Introduction to Music Education; Child and Adolescent Psychology; Introduction to Kinesiology; Elementary Russian; Introduction to Biotechnology; Introduction to Sociology; Genetics; Introduction to Linguistics and General Psychology.

In addition, students can take a campus tour, find out about living on campus, learn about campus life and activities, attend labs, or learn about being part of a fraternity or sorority. There will also be a session about the Honors Program and scholarships, including the President’s Leadership Class.

For more information about Tiger Connection, contact the Enrollment Management Specialists at or call 580-559-5254.

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