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  • Posted on: 20 November, 2017

    Sarita KC, a master’s student in East Central University’s Water Resource Policy and Management degree program, has been awarded a scholarship from the Oklahoma State Environmental Health Professionals, it was recently announced.

    “Not only did she (KC) meet the qualifications, but her movement into the public health field and desire to serve humanity resulted in her being chosen as this year’s scholarship recipient,” written in a statement from the OSEHP committee.

  • Posted on: 20 November, 2017

    ECU SCREENS caps its fall season with Obsession starring Jude Law (The Young Pope, The Talented Mr. Ripley) at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, in the Raymond J. Estep Multimedia Center of the Bill S. Cole University Center.

    Open to the public, the screening is $10 for members of the community, and $5 for students.

  • Posted on: 20 November, 2017

    Ashley Keenan, a sophomore computer science major at East Central University, recently took fourth place in Informative Speaking at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Keenan, who is from Ada, is president of ECU Tiger Speech and Debate. The tournament, which included debate and other individual events, was attended by representatives from 25 other universities.


  • Posted on: 17 November, 2017

    Producing outstanding biology students is not foreign to East Central University.

    Courtney Karner, ECU alumnus and assistant professor and research faculty member in the Department of Orthopaedics Research at Duke University, can attest to that.

    Josh Hardage, from Washington, Oklahoma and currently in his senior year as molecular biology major at ECU, spent 12 weeks of his summer at the prestigious institution in Durham, N.C., working as an intern in Karner’s lab.

  • Posted on: 17 November, 2017

    The East Central University campus and offices will be closed, Wednesday, Nov. 22-Sunday, Nov. 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Campus offices will reopen and classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 27, beginning at 8 a.m. ECU’s Linscheid Library will be closed Wednesday-Saturday and reopen on Sunday, Nov. 26, from 4 p.m.-8 p.m.


  • Posted on: 17 November, 2017

    In a time when funding in higher education is limited, the East Central University Office of Sponsored Programs and Research is doing its work to keep special programs within the university afloat.

    Led by Leah Lyon, director of Sponsored Programs and Research, and Bethany Walling, grants research specialist, four programs were able to receive five federal grants to keep up and running for the next five years.

    ECU’s Upward Bound, Veterans Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math/Science and McNair Scholars were the beneficiaries of the funding.

  • Posted on: 16 November, 2017

    Music lovers will be treated to an up-close and personal experience as East Central University and Oklahoma Heritage Bank present “The Legendary Violins of Stradivarius and Guarnerius” on Friday, Dec. 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the Ataloa Theatre of the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.

  • Posted on: 09 November, 2017

    As president of the National Association of Veterans Upward Bound (NAVUB) programs, East Central University’s own Mary Meeks is all about making sure veterans’ higher educational needs are being met and that the VUB program is growing to meet those needs.

    Meeks, who has been with ECU since 1995 and director of the VUB program since 1999, recently assumed the NAVUB presidency after serving as vice president for the group.

    “It’s kind of been a whirlwind, but I’m excited to be able to serve for the national organization,” said Meeks. “It’s a special time to be serving.”


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