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Cameron University earns ranking on list of Most Affordable 4-Year Online Programs
By janwilli - 12/16/2014

Cameron University has earned a ranking in BestColleges.com’s list of Most Affordable 4-Year Online Programs, which ranks undergraduate programs across the country. Cameron is ranked #13 among the 50 ranked institutions and is the highest-ranked institution in the state of Oklahoma. The rankings are based on tuition rates for 12 credit-hours of online study. Mandatory fees are not included in the tabulation.

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Original work by Cameron University art student accepted for international competition
By janwilli - 12/15/2014

Three photographs by Cameron University student Jilli Bethany have been accepted for the 5th Painting and Mixed Media Competition at the Lessedra Gallery in Sofia, Bulgaria. The exhibition is an international competition showcasing the variety of art media and features contemporary works from around the world.

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Cameron University to close for holidays; sets intersession hours for Aggie Rec Center
By janwilli - 12/12/2014

Administrative offices at Cameron University will be closed for the holiday season beginning Monday, December 22, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Friday, January 2, 2015. The Cameron University Library will also be closed during the same period. Classes for the Spring 2015 semester will begin on Wednesday, January 7, 2015.

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Cameron University seeks volunteers for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
By janwilli - 12/11/2014

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” In answer to that query, volunteers from Cameron University and the Lawton-Fort Sill community will participate in the national Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 19, 2015. CU officials are hoping to recruit over 400 volunteers for the event. To volunteer, register online at www.cameron.edu/mlkcelebration/dayofservice or call the Office of Student Activities at (580) 581-2217.

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Cameron selected as a Top School in Military Advanced Education’s “2015 Guide to Colleges & Universities”
By janwilli - 12/11/2014

Cameron University has been selected as a Top School in Military Advanced Education’s (MAE) “2015 Guide to Colleges & Universities.” The guide has been released in the December issue of MAE and is also available online at www.mae-kmi.com as a searchable database. The publication allows prospective students to evaluate higher education institutions on their best practices in military and veteran education.

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Cameron University staff members selected to receive Pickaxe Award
By janwilli - 12/10/2014

Cameron University staff members Geraldine Brady and Yolanda Goff are the recipients of the Fall 2014 semester’s Pickaxe Awards, which recognize full-time Cameron employees whose performance is above and beyond expectations. Brady is a technician in the Office of Information Technology Services, and Goff is an advisement specialist for Cameron’s elementary education program at Rogers State University in Claremore. Each received a $500 stipend and a commemorative award.

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Cameron University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi recognized as Chapter of Excellence
By janwilli - 12/9/2014

Cameron University’s Chi Eta Sigma chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has been recognized as a Chapter of Excellence by the national organization. The award is given to chapters that excel in recognizing and promoting academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engaging the community of scholars in service to others, and is the highest commendation a chapter can receive. Of Phi Kappa Phi’s more than 300 chapters, the Cameron chapter is one of 29 chapters to receive the distinction.

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Naifeh named Cameron University Dean of Students
By janwilli - 12/4/2014

Zeak Naifeh, currently Director of Campus Life at Cameron University, has been selected as the university’s Dean of Students. The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents approved Naifeh’s appointment earlier today. Naifeh will assume his role as Dean effective January 2, 2015.

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CU@SC returns with 2014 Victorian Holiday Tea
By janwilli - 12/2/2014

Camaraderie, good cheer, good conversation and good food will reign when the CU@SC series returns with a Victorian Holiday Tea, hosted by Dr. Vivian Thomlinson, on Sunday, December 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. The special event is hosted by the Cameron University School of Liberal Arts and takes place at the Simmons Center’s Chisholm Hall. Admission is $10 and $5 for children. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted free with valid CU ID. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. To RSVP, call 580-581-2491.

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Cameron University mediation team takes honors at national competition
By janwilli - 11/25/2014

The Cameron University Mediation Team of Wyonna Alberty, Emily Spivey and Phyllis Williams placed fifth in the mediation competition at the 15th Annual International Intercollegiate Mediation Tournament, sponsored by the InterNational Academy of Dispute Resolution, in early November. The team competed against 40 teams from 22 colleges and universities from across the country.

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Cameron University Concert Band to present concert
By janwilli - 11/25/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the Cameron University Concert Band in concert on Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. The concert takes place in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior adults. Cameron students, faculty and staff with CU I.D. are admitted at no charge.

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Cameron University to host tree lighting for southwest Oklahoma
By janwilli - 11/24/2014

Cameron University invites residents of southwest Oklahoma to get into the holiday spirit at CU’s annual tree lighting ceremony and community reception. The event takes place on Tuesday, December 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the McMahon Centennial Complex on the Cameron campus. CU President John McArthur, assisted by Ole Kim, will light the tree shortly after 6 p.m.

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Cameron University to host tree lighting at CU-Duncan
By janwilli - 11/24/2014

Cameron University invites residents of Duncan and the surrounding area to get into the holiday spirit at CU’s annual tree lighting ceremony and community reception. The event takes place on Monday, December 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cameron University – Duncan campus, located at 3100 W. Bois d’Arc. CU President John McArthur, assisted by Ole Kim, will light the tree shortly after 6 p.m.

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Cameron University closing for Thanksgiving; Aggie Rec Center hours modified for holiday period
By janwilli - 11/24/2014

Cameron University will be closed from November 26-28 for celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday. No classes will be held during this time, and administrative offices will be closed. Classes resume and offices re-open for normal business hours on Monday, December 1.

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Cameron University presents Cameron University Guitar Ensemble in concert
By janwilli - 11/21/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the CU Guitar Ensemble in concert on Thursday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Featured guitarists are Ashim Bohara, Kathmandu, Nepal; Trevor Campbell, Jeremy Redbird and Shane Rutherford, Lawton; and Wesley Stafford, Altus. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students, members of the military and senior citizens. Cameron University students, faculty and staff with CU ID are admitted at no charge. Seating is limited to 80 patrons.

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Cameron University Concert Choir and Centennial Singers take the stage for holiday concert
By janwilli - 11/21/2014

The Cameron University Concert Choir and the Cameron University Centennial Singers will appear in a holiday concert on Monday, December 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior adults. Cameron students, faculty and staff with CU I.D. are admitted at no charge.

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Cameron University launches new student organization, Ris4Thursday, to support foster care alumni
By janwilli - 11/21/2014

Cameron University is launching a new student organization, Ris4Thursday, a support group for foster care alumni and those that would like to be foster care advocates. Ris4Thursday is a statewide collaboration of higher education professionals, community members and organizations working toward increased understanding and support of former foster youth attending Oklahoma colleges or universities.

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Cameron University’s Jamie Glover honored with Natalea Watkins Communicator of the Year Award
By janwilli - 11/18/2014

Cameron University’s Jamie Glover, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management, was honored with the Natalea Watkins Communicator of the Year Award during the recent Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA) and Communicators Council fall workshop and luncheon held last week in Weatherford. The award honors a communications professional from one of Oklahoma’s colleges and universities whose service and leadership have set a high standard for others.

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CETES Tech Night to present “How to Brand Yourself with Style in This Digital Age”
By janwilli - 11/18/2014

In today’s increasingly competitive professional landscape, college graduates and other job-seekers strive to stand out among hordes of applicants. One way to accomplish that is through establishing a personal brand utilizing social media and other online outlets. Learn “How to Brand Yourself with Style in This Digital Age” on Thursday, November 20, during Tech Night, presented by the Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies (CETES). Paris Rouzati, Director of Outreach for about.me, will share tips on how to differentiate yourself from the crowd and set yourself up for career success. Tech Night takes place in the Sarkeys Conference Room (Room 207) at CETES at 6 p.m. and is open to the public at no charge. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by e-mail at sdunn@cameron.edu or by calling 581-5447.

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Cameron University’s Katherine Liontas-Warren to receive Governor’s Arts Award
By janwilli - 11/14/2014

Cameron University Professor of Art Katherine Liontas-Warren will be honored for her contributions to Oklahoma’s arts and cultural industry during the 39th Governor’s Arts Awards. Liontas-Warren is one of five 2014 recipients of the Arts in Education Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership and service in the arts benefitting youth and/or arts in education. She will receive the award during a ceremony at the Oklahoma State Capitol on Thursday, December 4.

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Cameron University’s 27th Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference to host fall gathering of Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association
By janwilli - 11/10/2014

The Cameron University Department of Agriculture will host the 27th Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference in conjunction with the 2014 Fall Gathering of the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association on Thursday, November 20. Kip Lukasiewicz, DVM, will present the keynote address, “Stockmanship and Its Effect on Outcomes.” The event starts at 6 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. There is no charge to attend. For more information, call the Cameron University Department of Agriculture at 581-2275.

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Cameron University Department of Music to present flute recital by Dr. Carolyn Keyes
By janwilli - 11/4/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music will present Dr. Carolyn Keyes in a solo flute recital on Thursday, November 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for seniors/military and free to Cameron students and faculty with ID. Seating in McCutcheon Recital Hall is limited to the first 80 patrons; doors will open at 7:15 p.m.

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Cameron University to observe Veterans Day with Remembrance Roll Call, American flag display and more
By janwilli - 11/3/2014

Cameron University will honor the national observance of Veterans Day 2014 with a series of events to recognize both active duty and retired members of the U.S. armed forces. Veterans Day takes place on Tuesday, November 11.

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Cameron University to present panel discussion focusing on water resources in southwest Oklahoma
By janwilli - 11/3/2014

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival, the School of Business will present “Sustainability of Water Resources in Southwest Oklahoma: Past – Present – Future.” The discussion will take place on Thursday, November 13, at 7 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The event will provide an in-depth perspective regarding water conservation and sustainability and is open to the public at no charge.

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Tickets now on sale for Cameron University’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
By janwilli - 11/3/2014

Tickets are now on sale for Cameron University and Cameron Campus Ministry’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration banquet. This year’s keynote speaker is Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eugene Robinson, who will present “We’re Someplace We’ve Never Been: Race, Diversity and the New America.” The banquet is scheduled for Monday, January 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Aggie Rec Center. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for students and are available by calling Cameron Campus Ministry at 580-357-7226. The deadline to purchase tickets is Monday, January 12.

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Impact of drought topic of Cameron University panel discussion
By janwilli - 10/31/2014

Cameron University’s Department of History and Government and the School of Liberal Arts will present “The Time It Never Rained: Water, Sustainability and the Future of Texoma,” an examination of the impact of the current drought cycle. The panel discussion takes place in conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival. The discussion is set for Monday, November 10, at 10 a.m. in the CETES Conference Center and is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University Speech and Debate Team celebrates another Overall Sweepstakes Award
By janwilli - 10/30/2014

Cameron University’s speech and debate team continues to excel at recent forensic tournaments, earning another first place Overall Sweepstakes award and qualifying numerous Aggie competitors for the National Forensic Association’s National Championship Tournament next April.

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Dunn, Montalvo to receive Hackler award, Cameron’s highest faculty honor
By janwilli - 10/29/2014

Cameron University’s Dr. Mike Dunn, professor of biological sciences, and Dr. Edris Montalvo, assistant professor of history and government, have been selected as the 2014 recipients of the Harold and Elizabeth Hackler Teaching Excellence Award. The Hackler Lectureship in Teaching Excellence was established in 1996 by Cameron alumni Harold and Elizabeth Hackler to recognize outstanding contributions by faculty in the lives of Cameron students. Dunn and Montalvo will receive their awards on November 12 during a reception at Cameron University-Duncan.

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Cameron University receives $25,000 from Stripes College Scholarship Fund
By janwilli - 10/24/2014

Cameron University has received a gift of $25,000 from the Stripes College Scholarship Fund. The generous donation has been used to provide scholarships of $1,000 each to 25 Cameron University students.

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Free tickets available October 28 as Cameron University continues Academic Festival with Robert Glennon, water resource expert
By janwilli - 10/20/2014

Cameron University will continue its triennial Academic Festival, “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” with a presentation by water resource expert Robert Glennon. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place at Cameron University Theatre on Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. A reception and book signing will follow. Tickets are required for admission and can be reserved online at www.cameron.edu/festival2014-15 beginning Tuesday, October 28 at 8 a.m. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis; there is a limit of two tickets per person.

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