Posted on: 15 September, 2015
“Chickasaw Appreciation Day” will be celebrated with the groundbreaking of the new Chickasaw Plaza at 5 p.m. Saturday at East Central University’s Koi Ishto Stadium.
The groundbreaking, at the northwest corner of the football stadium, is being held one hour before the kickoff of the Tigers’ home football game with Southern Nazarene University at 6 p.m.
Free admission to the game is available for the entire family with Chickasaw employment badges or Chickasaw citizenship cards.
Posted on: 10 September, 2015
Smuggling along the U.S.-Mexico border will be the topic of discussion as Dr. George Diaz delivers the 2015 Rothbaum Lecture entitled “Prohibition and Porous Borders: Unintended Consequences of the 18th Amendment” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Estep Multimedia Room of the Bill S. Cole University Center.
The lecture is free and open to the public. The event is being held in conjunction with Constitution Day.
Posted on: 09 September, 2015
A day of prevention and recovery will be the focus as “Step Out of the Darkness” will take place from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, beginning at the Pontotoc County Courthouse Plaza in Ada and concluding at East Central University’s Bill S. Cole University Center.
The event, free and open to the public, is being sponsored by the Brandon Whitten Institute for Addiction and Recovery at ECU and the Pontotoc County Drug Free Coalition.
Posted on: 08 September, 2015
The East Central University Music Department will present the Ninth Annual ECU Faculty, Students and Friends Composers’ Concert at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, at the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.
The concert is free and open to the public. This event was originally scheduled for last February, but was postponed due to inclement weather.
W.T. Skye Garcia, composer, is the concert series coordinator.
Posted on: 03 September, 2015
In observance of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 7, the East Central University campus will be closed. Offices will re-open and regularly scheduled classes will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 8, beginning at 8 a.m.
Posted on: 31 August, 2015
A record eight East Central University students have the opportunity to learn from and absorb different cultures by studying abroad this semester through ECU’s Global Education Program.
Four will study in France, two are headed to Spain and one each will go to China and Wales as part of the Global Education Program which promotes, provides and facilitates academic and cultural exchange opportunities for students.
Posted on: 26 August, 2015
Be a part of a season filled with tap-tap-tapping action, musical comic relief and a live performance by a well-known celebrity at East Central University.
The featured lineup includes: Chicago Tap Oct. 6, Broadway’s Next H!t Musical (an improvised musical comedy) Jan. 21, 2016 and An Evening with Molly Ringwald April 7, 2016.
Ringwald will be singing jazz and musical standards as “The Very Thought of You,” “I Get Along Without You Very Well (Except Sometimes),” “I’ll Take Romance,” “Sooner or Later” and “Where Is Love.”
Posted on: 20 August, 2015
Grammy-nominated folk musician John Fullbright will be the featured performer at the revitalized AdaFest set for Saturday, Aug. 29, in the Ada Arts District.
AdaFest is free and open to the public.
The music festival begins at 5 p.m. and runs to midnight and will include musicians from the Happyland Music Alliance, the Native American flute-centric group Injunuity and the Oklahoma City-based punk-pop band Haniwa. Each of these performances will be in 30-45 minute sets with Fullbright’s performance to cap off the evening.