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  • Posted on: 12 May, 2010

    Oklahoma Arts Council staff will return to Ada Monday [MAY 17] to partner with East Central University for a follow-up session to their May 4 Town Hall Meeting for the Arts.

    The meeting will be a forum focusing on arts education. Bridget Forshay, ECU community development coordinator, will help facilitate the meeting from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Regents Room of ECU's Memorial Student Union.

  • Posted on: 12 May, 2010

    Dr. Allen Correll, band director at East Central University, is organizing and conducting a community band at ECU this summer that will have its first meeting Monday night [MAY 17].

    The group hopes to attract adults who are former band members and current high school or college band students.

  • Posted on: 11 May, 2010

    Four on-campus healthcare certification courses will be offered by East Central University's Continuing Professional Education Program beginning June 21.

    Instructors will teach Medical Billing and Coding, the EKG Technician Certification Program, Pharmacy Technician Certification and Phlebotomy Technician Certification in Fentem Hall.

  • Posted on: 10 May, 2010


    A new Family Education Center is now available at the Johnston County Library in Tishomingo to help parents and guardians of young children improve their skills as caregivers and teachers.

  • Posted on: 06 May, 2010

    "You gotta live until you die," believes Lorene Rocker, which explains why she is finishing her bachelor's degree at East Central University this summer -- at age 80 and with 13 great-grandchildren -- and is looking forward to a new career and possibly earning a master's degree in counseling.

    "I've got to work. I can't just sit at home," she said.

  • Posted on: 04 May, 2010

    The Masonic Fraternity of Oklahoma has established a $100,000 endowment at East Central University through its Masonic Charity Foundation of Oklahoma to help fund cultural enrichment programming in ECU's Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

  • Posted on: 04 May, 2010

    Wendell Godwin, a senior business executive who directed all sales functions in an 18-state area for a national Fortune 1000 company, has been named dean of the School of Business at East Central University. He will begin on May 17.

  • Posted on: 02 May, 2010

    Open auditions will be held April 16 [FRIDAY] at East Central University for "Te Ata," a musical play based on the life of Mary Thompson "TeAta" Fisher, the famous Chickasaw storyteller and actress. Auditions will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Chalmers Herman Theatre.

    Potential cast members will audition for the playwright, JudyLee Oliva, an ECU alum, and the director, Dr. Christy Stanlake, a theatre professor and director at the United States Naval Academy.

    Rehearsals will begin the last week of May.


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