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  • Posted on: 07 November, 2017

    Wax figures come to life as East Central University Showtime presents A Night at the Wax Museum, Friday Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy I. Summers Theatre of Science Hall.

    Matinee performances are being conducted on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 9-10, at 10 a.m.

    Tickets are $10 for adults and $9 for senior citizens and non-ECU students. ECU alumni receive a $1 discount. Students in grades 7-12 get in for $7 and children 12 and under are $5. Admission is free for all ECU students, faculty and staff with ECU ID.

  • Posted on: 03 November, 2017

    The Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, hosted by the East Central University Human Resources Club and other community partners and student organizations, is set for Monday, Nov. 20, from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the Pontotoc County Agri-Plex, 1710 N. Broadway, in Ada.

    The dinner is free to all community members while supplies last. The format will be the same as past years. However, meals will not be delivered.

    Approximately 1,500 people were served a Thanksgiving dinner last year, according to Kelley Gutierrez, president of the ECU Human Resources Club.

  • Posted on: 03 November, 2017

    An innovative way of bringing several academic disciplines together on Oct. 17, came to fruition recently with Simulation Labs at East Central University.

    Upper-level students from disciplines such as social work, criminal justice, nursing and legal studies came together to work in mock multi-disciplinary teams to deal with real-life, complex issues, according to Amy Ward, social program director at ECU.

  • Posted on: 01 November, 2017

    ECU SCREENS continues its fourth season with William Shakespeare’s gender-bending comedy Twelfth Night, at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, in East Central University’s Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    Open to the public, the screening is $10 for members of the community and $5 for students.

    Featuring Tamsin Greig as a transformed Malvolia, a role traditionally played by men, this joyous new production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy is “masses of fun, a delicious crowd pleaser,” according to Time Out: London.

  • Posted on: 27 October, 2017

    Perpetual Motion Dance, a modern and aerial dance company in Oklahoma City, will be performing Quinze, the company’s 15 anniversary concert, on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in East Central University’s Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    Perpetual Motion Dance blends postmodern and aerial dance techniques with a signature grace and technical ingenuity to create dance on all planes.

    Advanced tickets are $15. ECU students are free with identification. Tickets are $20 at the door on the night of the performance.

  • Posted on: 26 October, 2017

    East Central University is proud to announce “King of Ragtime: ECU Commemorates the Life and Music of Scott Joplin” to be held on Monday, Nov. 6, in the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    Preconcert cakewalks, with gourmet cake prizes, will begin at 7 p.m. The formal program will commence at 7:30 p.m.

  • Posted on: 25 October, 2017

    Donna Graves, instructor of communication studies at East Central University, was recently presented the D.J. Nabors College Forensics Coach Award during the Oklahoma Speech Theatre Communication Association meeting held at ECU’s Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

    “I am honored to have received it on behalf of my students who work so hard to try to explore new areas and challenges,” said Graves.

  • Posted on: 24 October, 2017

    East Central University junior Kelsey Anderson took first place in the Student Research Poster Competition at the Second Annual Oka’ Institute Sustainability Conference held recently in ECU Foundation Hall of the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

    Anderson, a chemistry major from Lancaster, Ohio, worked with Dr. Randall Maples, ECU assistant professor of chemistry, on the project and poster entitled “Nanoremediation – An Assessment Model of Iron Oxide Nanoparticle Mobility in Groundwater.”


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