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  • Posted on: 19 October, 2010

    Storyteller and humorist Garrison Keillor will read three poems by Dr. Ken Hada, associate professor of English and languages at East Central University, on "The Writer's Almanac" radio show next week.

    Keillor hosts the daily radio program produced by American Public Media. In each program he presents a list of cultural events and anniversaries, many associated with literature and literary figures, then ends with the poetry reading.

  • Posted on: 15 October, 2010

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    The Aquila Theatre Company, one of the foremost producers of touring classical theatre, will perform Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Nov. 2 [TUESDAY] at East Central University in Ada.

  • Posted on: 14 October, 2010

    Okemah’s Connie Reilly, chair of the Board of Regents of the Regional University System of Oklahoma, tosses the coin at East Central University’s Norris Field in Ada to get the football game underway between ECU and Southwestern Oklahoma State University. ECU posted a 23-0 shutout victory over SWOSU.

  • Posted on: 14 October, 2010

    Domestic Violence and Disability Awareness Day will be observed Monday [OCT. 18] with informational booths and a seminar at East Central University.

    October is both Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Disability Awareness Month. In addition, this year marks the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  • Posted on: 14 October, 2010

    The Dolly Parton Imagination Library is changing hosts. Previously managed through Ada Regional United Way, the early childhood literacy program is now based at Smart Start South Central, an early childhood initiative housed in East Central University's Center for Continuing Education and Community Services.

  • Posted on: 14 October, 2010

    October is a time for fall festivals, football and... a book drive. Project Invest, a program supporting quality child care in the Ada area, is hosting its annual book drive, focusing this year on collecting books for children ages 0-4.

    New or gently used books can be brought to Vision Bank, Arvest Bank, the main branch of Citizen's Bank, First United Bank, Applebee's, Chili's, Rib Crib and East Central University's Education Building and Bill Cole University Center.

  • Posted on: 13 October, 2010

    Peoples Electric Cooperative will be honored by East Central University President John R. Hargrave at Norris Field Saturday [OCT. 16] at the football game between ECU and Eastern New Mexico University.

    Free tickets have been provided for employees of PEC, a rural electric distribution cooperative that serves about 14,000 customers and has its headquarters and an operations center located in Ada.

  • Posted on: 12 October, 2010

    The Tony Award-winning musical "The Pamaja Game," with its favorite hits "Hey There," "Steam Heat" and "Hernando's Hideaway," will be performed Thursday through Saturday [OCT. 14-16] at East Central University.

    Showtime, ECU's musical theatre ensemble, will present the musical at 7:30 each night in the Chalmers Herman Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. Seating is limited.


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