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  • Posted on: 09 August, 2013

    Frequently Asked Questions about the grand opening

    ADA – Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby and Harland C. Stonecipher, founder and former CEO and Chairman of the Board of Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc., will be the featured speakers as East Central University conducts the grand opening of the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center on Thursday, Aug. 22.

  • Posted on: 08 August, 2013

    Tyler Mills, a junior from Stratford, is pictured after receiving the Billie Fathree Floyd Elementary Education Scholarship at East Central University for 2013. The scholarship was established in the fall of 2012 by family and friends of Floyd, a longtime educator, Oklahoma State senator and civic leader. Also pictured with Mills are Floyd (left) and Phyllis Danley, executive director of the ECU Foundation. The scholarship is strictly awarded to an ECU student who plans to pursue a physical education teaching position at the elementary school level.

  • Posted on: 08 August, 2013

    A significant share of Marquis Landrum’s personal sculpture collection has been bequeathed to East Central University, it was recently announced.

    The collection includes 27 three-dimensional works of non-western origin. Many of the more fragile artifacts will be displayed in cases in the gallery of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

  • Posted on: 08 August, 2013

    ADA – Two Ada sisters, one an East Central University student and the other headed to the University of Oklahoma, were the recipients of scholarship awards from the Oklahoma Veterans Council and the Mid-America Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America in a ceremony held Monday.


  • Posted on: 07 August, 2013

    ADA – Four East Central University alumni and public school teachers received scholarship awards to the Katy Morris Shakespeare Symposium (KMSS), sponsored by the 34th Annual Oklahoma Shakespeare Festival (OSF).


  • Posted on: 31 July, 2013

    ADA – The state economy, Oklahoma citizenry and individual Oklahomans are benefiting significantly from the state’s public colleges and universities, including East Central University, according to a new report from the Battelle Technology Partnership Practice.


  • Posted on: 30 July, 2013

    ADA – East Central University faculty member Linda Schaefer’s passion for photography will be on display Friday through Monday (Aug. 2-5) at the JRB Art at the Elms Gallery, located at 2810 N. Walker, in Oklahoma City.

    “I find beauty wherever I point a camera,” said Schaefer, whose exhibit is entitled “Sacred Places” and will be a part of Paseo’s First Friday Gallery Walk.

    Exhibition times are from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. each day.

  • Posted on: 26 July, 2013

    Dr. Doug Weirick lives what he teaches.

    The professor and chair of East Central University’s Environmental Health Science Department is concerned about global climate change. So concerned that he practices concepts he teaches about at ECU to help reduce climate change while at home and also at work on the university campus.


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