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  • Posted on: 30 October, 2012

    East Central University faculty, staff and students, along with the Ada community, can learn about high performance computing as Dr. Henry Neeman, from the University of Oklahoma, will be speaking on the topic the ECU campus Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Estep Multimedia Room of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    With the advent of multicore technology, it won’t be long before cell phones and all types of computers will contain supercomputer technology, according to Clay Carley, instructor of mathematics and computer science.

  • Posted on: 26 October, 2012
    Edgar Heap of Birds at a recent reception at East Central University.

    oted Native American conceptual artist Edgar Heap of Birds just completed a two-week residency entitled ‘Hidden Histories’ at East Central University.

    Throughout the residency, Heap of Birds worked with students enrolled in the art department sculpture 2 class and students with the Native American Students Association (NASA). Work with the two groups took two different tracks.

  • Posted on: 26 October, 2012


    The East Central University Opera Theatre will conduct a gala performance on Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dorothy I. Summers Theatre.

    The performance, which is free to the public, will include scenes from Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss; Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti; and H.M.S. Pinafore with chorus by Gilbert and Sullivan.

    Student performers include Kelsey Howry, Steve Filkins, Danielle Haynes, Kevin Gottman, Rachel Talley and Ashley Tucker.

  • Posted on: 26 October, 2012

    ast Central University students have a chance to study abroad in Spain during Spring Break, March 15-25, 2013.

    The students will join ECU professors Ben Johnson and Dr. Mara Sukholutskaya on the trip which features stops in Madrid, Toledo and Guadalupe. Students can receive six credit hours as they immerse themselves in Spanish culture, history and language.

    The cost is $2,895 (price is tentative with a group of 20 and does not include ECU tuition and fees). The deadline for registration is Dec. 14.

  • Posted on: 25 October, 2012

    When the Campus Initiative to Reduce Crime Against Women was formed at East Central University in 2004, a figurative light was shining on campus.

    CIRCAW, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, is designed to reduce the incidence of interpersonal violence, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.

  • Posted on: 25 October, 2012

    East Central University’s Global Education Office, in conjunction with the Global Education Committee and Department of Family and Consumer Science, is planning to host a ‘Taste of Russia and Ukraine’ event on Nov. 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second floor of Faust Hall, Room 219, on the ECU campus.

    The cost is $10 per person.

    The event increases the awareness of cultures in question, promotes exchange with ECU partner universities in Kiev and Moscow, and raises money for study abroad scholarships.

  • Posted on: 25 October, 2012

    Twenty-one elementary students recently learned how to start a business when they participated in East Central University’s Junior Business Club.

    The three-week academy, sponsored by ECU’s School of Business, guided Ada’s Willard Elementary School students into a business venture of lemonade stands. The students, divided up into four companies, learned how to create a business plan, obtain a loan to start up the business, build and paint their stand and sell lemonade at the Tigers’ home football game on Sept. 22.

  • Posted on: 22 October, 2012
    Group photo of those involved

    Making strides, in hopes of diminishing violence against women, has been a supreme collaboration by several entities from within the East Central University community, across the state of Oklahoma, and throughout the nation.


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