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  • Posted on: 18 December, 2009

    ADA - Ten former East Central University cross country runners will be trying to land a spot into the Guinness Book of World Records on Dec. 31 in the final Centennial celebration event for the university.

  • Posted on: 18 December, 2009

    Chesapeake Energy monies have been put to good use by some local child care centers, enriching their programs in numerous ways. One of the most recent was a family Christmas event at Great Beginnings Kiddie College in Pauls Valley.

  • Posted on: 18 December, 2009

    After four months in Oklahoma, it's time for East Central University's first two Russian exchange students to pack their bags and go home.

    "It will be a huge problem to pack all the things I bought here," Ekaterina Sazonova said with a smile. "I've already bought an additional suitcase."

  • 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.


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