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  • Posted on: 02 February, 2015

    Individuals with low and fixed incomes have the opportunity for free tax return assistance as East Central University and the Harland C. Stonecipher School of Business will once again participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.

    VITA is a national program, supported by the Internal Revenue Service. The returns in the VITA center will be e-filed. ECU students, along with other volunteers, will provide the service.

  • Posted on: 02 February, 2015

    Outstanding academic work during the 2014 fall semester has earned listings on the President’s Honor Roll and Dean’s Honor Roll for students at East Central University.

    The President’s Honor Roll is reserved for students who earned A's in all their courses for a perfect 4.0 grade point average. The Deans’ Honor Roll lists students who have at least a 3.33 grade point average with no grade lower than a C.

    At least 12 credit hours must be completed successfully during the semester to be included on either honor roll.


  • Posted on: 27 January, 2015

    Through hard work and productive efforts in registering young voters, East Central University was the winner in the White Division of the Oklahoma Campus Compact’s 2014 Voter Registration Contest.

    Students in Dr. Christine Pappas’ service learning American Government class spent one week hosting a voting registration booth on campus. Each student was required to find two other students to register. The result was 260 total registered voters on campus.

  • Posted on: 23 January, 2015

    East Central University is offering a Literacy Tutoring Program for children in kindergarten through eighth grades, who are struggling and in need of additional support with reading and literacy development.

    The program will be conducted on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 12-April 23, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • Posted on: 23 January, 2015

    The Third Annual Dr. Raniyah Ramadan Research Symposium will feature three speakers from the neuroscience field and an East Central University student on Thursday, Jan. 29, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Raymond Estep Multimedia Center inside the Bill S. Cole University Center.

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

  • Posted on: 23 January, 2015

    Aradhna Pillai, a 2008 George Nigh Award winner at East Central University, will deliver the annual Lou Watkins Lecture, entitled “A Life in International Relations,” from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Jan. 27, at the ECU Foundation Hall in the Chickasaw Business and Conference Center.

    The lecture is free and open to the public.

  • Posted on: 20 January, 2015

    East Central University’s Foreign Film Festival and three Royal National Theatre productions will comprise ECU SCREENS’ return this spring semester.

    Hundreds from ECU and the surrounding communities attended the cinematic events held during the inaugural season of ECU SCREENS during the fall semester.

    The upcoming screenings, which range from contemporary works to classic literary masterpieces, are all open to the public. All films will be shown in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center, which acquired new high-quality production equipment this year.

  • Posted on: 16 January, 2015

    The Second City, Chicago’s legendary sketch and improvisation comedy theatre, will perform hilarious sketches, songs and improvisation about Ada as well as famed archive material in an event called “The Second City Hits Home” at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23, at the Ataloa Theatre of East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

    The event features some of Chicago’s brightest comedy players doing what they do best, finding laughs in everything from Ada’s history, events and hot button issues to headlines from The Ada News.


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