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  • Posted on: 19 January, 2017

    Four outstanding professionals from the neuroscience field will be the featured speakers at the Fifth Annual Raniyah T. Ramadan Symposium set for Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 1 p.m. in East Central University’s Estep Multimedia Media Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    The Ramadan Symposium, which is free and open to the public, is named in honor of the late Dr. Raniyah Ramadan, who was a research scientist in neuro-ophthalmology.

    The symposium was established and is sponsored by Dr. and Mrs. Tawfik Z. Ramadan, the parents of the late Raniyah Ramadan.

  • Posted on: 17 January, 2017

    You’ve read the book. You’ve seen the movie. Now come out and see “some pig” in person! East Central University presents Charlotte’s Web at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, performed by Theatreworks USA, in the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    E.B. White’s loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray

    spider named Charlotte comes to life in “Charlotte’s Web.” Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid

  • Posted on: 13 January, 2017

    In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, East Central University will be closed Monday, Jan. 16. Classes will resume and offices will open at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17.


  • Posted on: 10 January, 2017

    ECU SCREENS kicks off its spring season with Harold Pinter’s “No Man’s Land,” starring Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart.

    Recorded live at Wyndham’s Theatre in London, this comic classic will be shown in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center on Friday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. General admission tickets are $10. Admission is free for ECU students. Free ice-cream will be served during the interval.

  • Posted on: 28 December, 2016

    The value of an education at East Central University can have far-reaching effects, and for Josie Hammock, her pursuit of a degree has been and will relatively be debt free.

    A professional career awaits Josie Hammock, once she graduates with her business administration degree this May. With hard work, applying for scholarships and efficient financial planning from her family, Hammock is also expected to graduate with little debt.

  • Posted on: 28 December, 2016

    Dr. Steven Walker and his East Central University Chorale was twice paid the ultimate compliment after the group captured the top prize at the recent Golden State Choral Competition in Monterey, California.

    Not only did the ECU Chorale fare better than numerous professional and more experienced choral groups, they thoroughly impressed famous composer Dr. Morten Lauridsen, with one of his own and most difficult pieces of music – “Chanson Eloignee.”

  • Posted on: 16 December, 2016

    East Central University’s chapter of the Student Oklahoma Education Association (SOEA) helped provide Christmas gifts for students at Ada High School.

    “Many people take the time to help with ‘Angel Tree’ gifts for elementary students, but they often forget that our older students like to be remembered at Christmas as well,” said Paula Keady, executive director of academics and instruction for Ada City Schools.

  • Posted on: 16 December, 2016

    “Theatrical magic” comes to East Central University and the Ada community with the Royal National Theatre's internationally acclaimed production of "War Horse" (New York Times).

    The recorded-live “theatre event of the decade” (Sunday Times) will screen in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center on Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. The screening is free for ECU students, $5 for other students, and $10 for general admission. Free ice-cream will be served during the interval.


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