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Savanna GEAR UP students tour East Central University

Twenty-six GEAR UP students from Savanna school recently traveled to Ada to tour East Central University (ECU). The seventh and eighth grade students began the day in the Estep Room inside the Bill S. Cole University Center with a brief introduction to ECU and collegiate life given by Admission Recruiter Claudio Harvey. Harvey asked the students if they had previously toured a college and explained what they could expect to see on campus while at East Central. He then gave a brief overview of college life including admissions, scheduling and dorm life. Harvey was joined by Student Guides Sidney Lyons

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McCall Middle School GEAR UP students tour East Central University

Ninety-eight GEAR UP students from McCall Middle School in Atoka recently traveled to Ada to tour East Central University (ECU). The seventh and eighth grade students and their teachers began the day in the Estep Room inside the Bill S. Cole University Center. After a brief introduction, Admissions Recruiter Alyson Chapman provided a brief overview of ECU and campus life. Chapman encouraged the students to begin planning now for college admission by building a portfolio, maintaining good grades, and monitoring their social media accounts. Students were divided into four groups which were led by Chapman, her colleague Claudio Harvey, and

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Stringtown GEAR UP students tour East Central University

Thirty GEAR UP students from Stringtown recently traveled to Ada to tour East Central University (ECU). The seventh and eighth grade students began the day in the Regents Room located in the Student Union with a brief introduction to ECU and collegiate life given by Admissions Recruiter Alyson Chapman. Chapman explained the admissions process and encouraged the students to begin preparing now by working on grades, having good behavior, and monitoring their social media accounts. Chapman was joined by Student Guide Brianna Gilley, and the two representatives led the GEAR UP students on a walking tour of the campus. During

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Pittsburg GEAR UP students tour East Central University

Thirteen GEAR UP students from Pittsburg Public School recently traveled to Ada to tour East Central University(ECU). The seventh and eighth grade students were met by Admission Recruiter Claudio Harvey who escorted them to the Estep Room inside the Bill S. Cole University Center. After a brief overview of ECU and student life, Harvey led the students on a tour of the campus. Students began the tour in the University Center which houses the intramural gym, workout center, swimming pool, and cinema as well as a small café and study area. Harvey informed the students that ECU provides a variety

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Tannehill GEAR UP students tour East Central University

Nineteen Tannehill seventh and eighth grade GEAR UP students recently toured East Central University in Ada. Students began the day by dividing into two groups, each being guided by ECU representatives, Chandler Wilson and Alyson Chapman. Students took a walking tour of the campus, learning about many aspects of campus life. The tours began in the Bill S. Cole University Center where they saw the student recreation areas and fitness center. Students moved to the Memorial Student Union Complex which houses the campus bookstore, health services, and Taff Cafeteria. Students saw Linscheid Library and the Charles F. Spencer Administration Building

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