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  • Posted on: 19 September, 2014

    A traveling exhibit, entitled Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, is now on display until Oct. 31 in the Linscheid Library on the East Central University campus.

    Located on the second floor, the interactive exhibit is about Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, and the obstacles he faced in a divided America and difficult time in U.S. history.

    It explores how President Lincoln used the Constitution to challenge three interwoven issues of the Civil War – the secession of Southern states, slavery and wartime civil liberties.

  • Posted on: 15 September, 2014
    Mike Turpen gives a review of his book, “Turpen Time,” at East Central University Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.

    Mike Turpen gives a review of his book, “Turpen Time,” at East Central University Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. The event raised more than $50,000 so far for the ECU Foundation Scholarship Fund, particularly the Nikki Stonecipher Memorial Fund. Turpen is currently the chairman of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and is a former attorney general for the state of Oklahoma. He appears weekly on Oklahoma City NBC affiliate KFOR’s “Flashpoint with Turpen and Humphreys.”

  • Posted on: 10 September, 2014

    Dr. Karen A. Williams, an East Central University physics professor, was honored as one of the first American Association of Physics Teachers Fellows during a ceremony on July 28 in Minneapolis, Minn.

    The fellowship is a distinct honor signifying recognition by one’s professional peers and is awarded to individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to AAPT’s mission to enhance the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.

    It was the inauguration cohort of the AAPT Fellowship Program.

  • Posted on: 10 September, 2014

    When fall classes began at East Central University for the 2014-15 academic year on Monday, Aug. 18, there were 27 new fulltime faculty members and one professional staff on board.


    Matthew W. Cole

  • Posted on: 02 September, 2014

    ADA – China is a major player in the global business community and that will be the topic of discussion as Dr. Shine Chiang will deliver East Central University’s 2014-2015 Boswell Lecture at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10 in the ECU Foundation Hall of the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

    The lecture entitled “Spotlight on Business in China” is free and open to the public.

    Several Boswell Lecture activities are planned, other than the lecture. A panel presentation is set for 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the ECU Foundation Hall.

  • Posted on: 28 August, 2014

    ADA – Mike Turpen is full of wit, wisdom, humor and energy.

    Turpen will be channeling all of his attention toward his newest cause: student debt and the need to create more scholarship dollars, as he will speak in a review at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11 on the East Central University campus in the ECU Foundation Hall of the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

  • Posted on: 28 August, 2014
    ECU bike and hike flyer

    As a way to raise awareness of a new bicycling and walking path in Ada, several East Central University entities have come together to sponsor the ECU Bike and Hike at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 4, beginning at the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    A new bike trail was recently built, leading from the ECU campus to Wintersmith Park in Ada. Those participating in the Bike and Hike, will ride their bicycles or walk from the University Center to Wintersmith Park for refreshments and a short program.

  • Posted on: 27 August, 2014

    Step Out of the Darkness, a day of prevention and recovery from addiction, will be the focus on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., beginning at the Pontotoc County Courthouse in Ada and concluding at East Central University’s Kerr Activities Center.

    The event will feature a prayer march, prevention and recovery rally, food, fun and facts, along with a grand prize drawing.


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