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  • Posted on: 17 December, 2009

    Fall semester classes have ended at East Central University and campus offices will close early Friday [DEC. 18]. Offices will reopen on Jan. 4 [MONDAY]. Beginning freshmen can enroll Jan. 6 before spring semester classes begin on Jan. 7.

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  • Posted on: 15 December, 2009

    Completing a college degree is important at any age, and two December graduates of East Central University are prime examples. Circumstances in their lives prevented Patsy Kay Mills, 65, of Shawnee from completing her education for a number of years and actually allowed Briana Dirrim of Ada to earn a bachelor's degree at age 19.

  • Posted on: 11 December, 2009

    As President John Hargrave walked across the East Central University campus late at night last summer, he wondered if women students felt safe after dark.

    Hargrave became ECU's president on July 1 and lived in student housing for about two months. After working late at night, he walked the same sidewalks students would take to return to their residence halls.

  • Posted on: 07 December, 2009

    Seven students from Oklahoma's regional universities have been named Brad Henry International Scholars and will spend the spring 2010 semester participating in an international study and internship program at Swansea University in Wales.

  • Posted on: 04 December, 2009

    Former Gov. George Nigh, who was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives when he was a senior at East Central University, will deliver the Centennial Commencement address Saturday [DEC. 12] for ECU's December 2009 graduates.

  • Posted on: 04 December, 2009

    State Rep. Todd Thomsen of Ada will receive the Distinguished Service Award from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Thursday [DEC. 10] at a ceremony at East Central University.

    Dr. Glen Johnson, chancellor of the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education, will present the award to Thomsen at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Ataloa Theatre in the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center. The public is invited.

  • Posted on: 01 December, 2009

    Juliana Overmier, an adjunct flute instructor at East Central University, has been named a prize winner in the 2009 Solo Artist Competition sponsored by the Chicago Flute Club. The competition was held at the Music Institute of Chicago in Evanston.

  • Posted on: 30 November, 2009

    The Christmas Tour of Homes on Dec. 7 [MONDAY] will feature four Ada homes decorated for the holidays along with refreshments at East Central University's Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.


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