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West named 2021 George Nigh Award winner

ADA – In an exciting end to what can only be described as an unusual year, Brittany West won the George Nigh Award as East Central University’s top graduate for 2021. “I am humbled and honored to…

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ECU confers spring, summer 2021 degrees

ADA – East Central University conferred bachelor’s and master’s degrees for its spring and summer 2021 graduates at a rare outdoor commencement ceremony on May 8. The traditional, indoor ceremony…

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ECU alum earns Alpha Chi’s top national honor

ADA – Former East Central University standout Tana Lala-Pritchard has been named a 2020 Distinguished Alumna by the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society in recognition of her outstanding career…

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‘Week of the Young Child’ observed at ECU

ADA – The National Association for the Education of Young Children declared April 10-16, 2021, as the “Week of the Young Child,” a declaration echoed locally by the City of Ada and observed by the…

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ECU Nursing program to expand on Ada campus

ADA – In anticipation of growing its esteemed program, East Central University’s School of Nursing will expand admission and focus classroom instruction on the Ada campus. While classroom instruction…

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ECU summer, fall enrollment set to begin

ADA – East Central University is ready to enroll some Tigers! ECU plans to return to full, in-person instruction beginning with the fall semester and has launched new, easier ways to enroll. Please…

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ECU Foundation establishes Pam Horne scholarship

ADA – The ECU Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Pam Horne Memorial Nursing Scholarship, awarded to a successful East Central University student in that field of study. Pam…

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ECU Foundation establishes Jeff Sewell scholarship

ADA – The ECU Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Jeff Sewell Memorial Criminal Justice Scholarship, awarded to a successful East Central University student in that field of…

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ECU to offer in-person commencement ceremony

ADA – The Covid-19 pandemic may have shut down in-person commencement ceremonies for consecutive East Central University graduating classes, but it won’t happen a third time. ECU is making plans to…

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ECU librarian wins Online Excellence Award

ADA – East Central University Public Services Librarian Marla Lobley has been honored with a 2021 Oklahoma Online Excellence Award. The award, presented by the Oklahoma Council for Online Learning…

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Hannibal Johnson to deliver 2021 Lou Watkins Lecture

ADA – Award-winning author, attorney and educator Hannibal B. Johnson will deliver East Central University’s Lou Watkins Lecture this spring, in which he will discuss Tulsa’s historic “Black Wall…

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Vaccination events strengthen ECU Nursing program

ADA – As community-wide Covid-19 vaccination efforts continue, East Central University’s Nursing students are finally gaining some valuable field experience that the pandemic has denied them for the…

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