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  • Posted on: 26 April, 2012
    photo of basket winner

    Jordan Thompson (right), winner of a drawing for students and employees who pre-ordered a 2012 ECU yearbook, receives an ECU spirit basket from Lori Stanton, a member of the Pesagi yearbook staff. The yearbooks cover ECU’s 2011-12 academic year, with athletics, organizations, performing arts, students and faculty, and are on sale on the third floor of Danley Hall and online at They also can be purchased by debit or credit card in the Bursar’s Office.

  • Posted on: 26 April, 2012

    A three-week summer institute for high school students will offer free Russian language instruction and sessions about Russian culture June 10-29 at East Central University.

    Startalk: In Search of the Firebird, will improve the language skills of students who will be in grades 9-12 next fall by immersing them into the Russian language and culture. Both beginning students and those at an advanced level of understanding the Russian language and culture will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Posted on: 24 April, 2012

    Staff members at the House of Hope in Ada (at left) accept a check for $150 from members of the East Central University Math Club. The club raised money for the organization by offering ECU students and faculty the opportunity to “PI a Professor” with whipped cream “pies” during Math Awareness Month. Thirteen faculty members volunteered as targets for 123 pies. Additional donations rounded the total to $150.

  • Posted on: 23 April, 2012
    Photo of Robert Greenstreet

    Dr. Robert Greenstreet, professor of communication studies and director of forensics at East Central University, has been honored by the Central States Communication Association Argumentation & Forensics Interest Group for his work as a professional director of forensics and communication scholar.

    The award was presented March 30 by Dr. Michael Bauer of Bowling Green State University at the annual CSCA convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Greenstreet is the only person so honored in the history of the association.

  • Posted on: 20 April, 2012

    Collage, East Central University’s dance ensemble, and other dance students will present their “Sharing Spaces” spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday [APRIL 27-28] in the Chalmers Herman Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. Admission is free.

  • Posted on: 20 April, 2012
    Tyffany Osborn, Joe Trail, and George NighTyffany Osborn (left) of Muldrow and Joe Trail (right) of Ada are congratulated by former Oklahoma Gov. George Nigh for being named East Central University’s top graduating seniors for 2012. They each received the George Nigh Award at a luncheon ceremony Wednesday [APRIL 25] at ECU.
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  • Posted on: 19 April, 2012

    The East Central University Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 24 [TUESDAY] in the Kennedy Band Hall in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. Admission is free. The ensemble will open with “Doxy” by Sonny Rollins /Mark Taylor, featuring Erin Goto, alto sax; Kane Berry, tenor sax; Nathan Enns, trumpet; and Jessika Robertson, trombone.

  • Posted on: 19 April, 2012

    Alan Marcum, executive vice president for administration at Devon Energy, will be one of the executives advising high school students selected for a one-of-a-kind Oklahoma Business Week summer camp July 8-13 at ECU in Ada. Marcum is a graduate of ECU.


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