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  • Posted on: 05 March, 2008

    A tragic opera in three acts will be presented Thursday and Friday [MARCH 6-7] by the East Central University Opera Theatre and Chorus. "Dido and Aeneas" by Henry Purcell will begin at 8 p.m. in Faust Hall Auditorium.

    Caitlin Gray will sing the role of Dido, the widowed queen of Carthage who entertains the Trojan Prince Aeneas, portrayed by Jim Gordon. Aeneas is shipwrecked on his way to Italy, where he will found a new Troy.

  • Posted on: 29 February, 2008

    An Evening of Awards and Recognition on March 7 [FRIDAY] will honor East Central University's 2008 distinguished alumnus, service, former faculty, philanthropist and family.

  • Posted on: 22 February, 2008

    A march first performed at East Central University on Feb. 23, 1940, with famous composer Percy Grainger at the piano, will be part of ECU's Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band concert Tuesday [FEB. 26] under the direction of Allen Correll. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy Summers Theatre and admission is free.

  • Posted on: 19 February, 2008

    A trivial comedy for serious people is how Oscar Wilde subtitled his well-known play that opens Wednesday [FEB. 20] in East Central University's Dorothy Summers Theatre.

    "The Importance of Being Earnest" will be presented at 8 p.m. through Saturday. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for non-ECU students and senior adults. ECU students, faculty and staff will be admitted free with valid ECU ID cards. For reservations, call 580-559-5756.

  • Posted on: 14 February, 2008

    Benjamin Franklin is coming to East Central University on Feb. 26 [TUESDAY].

    The newspaperman, scientist, inventor, philosopher, politician and diplomat will be portrayed by Ralph Archbold, an internationally acclaimed speaker who is the official Ben Franklin for the city of Philadelphia.

  • Posted on: 13 February, 2008

    A public hearing on Feb. 19 [TUESDAY] will offer an opportunity to discuss the strengths of and any concerns about East Central University's Teacher Education Program. Recommendations also can be made for changes to the program.

    The hearing will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Room 7 in the lower level of ECU's Education Building.

  • Posted on: 13 February, 2008

    The moon will pass through the darkest part of the earth's shadow, called the umbra, next Wednesday [FEB. 20] for a total lunar eclipse.

    The East Central University Observatory will be open to the public from 8:30-9:30 p.m. for those wishing to see the eclipse through a telescope, weather permitting.

  • Posted on: 08 February, 2008

    High school students from 82 schools are expected to compete Tuesday morning [FEB. 12] in the 92nd annual Interscholastic Meet at East Central University.

    An estimated 1,500 students will choose from 36 tests ranging from accounting to world history during the oldest and largest interscholastic meet in Oklahoma.


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