Faculty Hall of Fame Award 2003
Thomas R. Russell
Thomas R. Russell, of Lawton, is an associate professor in the department of technology at Cameron. He received an associate degree in data processing and a bachelor's in business administration from Cameron and a master's in computer science from Midwestern State University. He has received National Certification from the Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals as a Certified Data Processor. He has served on staff at Cameron as programmer/analyst, assistant director of data processing and director of computer services. He began his teaching career in the department of technology in 1970 and served nine years as the department chair. He researched the "Year 2000" problem and presented workshops and seminars, providing hands-on assistance to area banks and businesses. Under his direction, a marketing CD has been developed for the technology department; and he assists with recruitment days at public schools.