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Cameron University Department of Social Sciences publishes second issue of CHiPS, an undergraduate research journal
By janwilli - 12/5/2017

The Cameron University Department of Social Sciences has released the second issue of CHiPS: The Cameron University Undergraduate Research Journal of History and Political Science. The volume features the research of three Cameron undergraduates and can be viewed online at www.cameron.edu/history_government/chips.

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Cameron University vocal students to present ‘An Evening With Mozart”
By janwilli - 11/17/2017

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts Department will present “An Evening with Mozart” featuring performances by CU vocal students. Performances are slated for Friday and Saturday, December 1-2, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. General admission tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens, military members and students. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted at no charge with CU-ID. As seating is limited, patrons are encouraged to reserve tickets in advance by calling 580-581-2346.

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Cameron University offers CU Become a Teacher workshops to assist future educators
By janwilli - 11/30/2017

Residents of southwest Oklahoma who are considering entering the field of teaching are invited to attend one of Cameron University’s “CU Become a Teacher” workshops. The free, specialized workshops focus on the multiple pathways for becoming a teacher. Each session runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. There is no charge to attend, but pre-registration is required. To register online, go to http://www.cameron.edu/cu-become-a-teacher and click on “Online Registration.” For more information, email CUTeach@cameron.edu or call 580-581-2320.

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Cameron University Student Veterans of America chapter to present readings of works by residents of Lawton Veterans Center
By janwilli - 11/29/2017

The Cameron University chapter of Student Veterans of America will present a reading of works written by veterans at the Lawton Veterans Center on Friday, December 8, at 9 a.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. The works were written during a 10-week creative writing workshop coordinated by the Oklahoma Arts Council and the Oklahoma Department of Veteran Affairs. Cameron faculty member Jason Poudrier served as the creative writing instructor. The reading is open to the public at no charge.

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“Carols for Christmas” on tap for Cameron University Concert Choir and Centennial Singers
By janwilli - 11/29/2017

Looking for some holiday spirit? Then head to the Cameron University Theatre on Thursday, December 7, when the Cameron University Concert Choir and the Cameron University Centennial Singers will present “Carols for Christmas” at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted at no charge with proper identification.

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Cameron University Guitar Ensemble closes out fall semester with concert
By janwilli - 11/29/2017

The Cameron University Guitar Ensemble will close out the Fall 2017 semester with a concert on Tuesday, December 5. Featuring guitarists Trevor Campbell, Hannah Esquer and Samuel Phillips, the concert is set for 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for students/senior citizens/military. Cameron University faculty, staff and students are admitted at no charge with CU I.D. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

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#CUGIVINGTUESDAY slated for November 28 with “The Power of 17”
By janwilli - 11/27/2017

In observance of #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration, the Cameron University Foundation is asking CU supporters to save the date of Tuesday, November 28 and to make their annual contribution on Giving Tuesday. On that day, CU supporters are encouraged to make a gift of $17 and to challenge 17 friends to do the same – all within the span of 24 hours. Proceeds will be used to provide student scholarships. To make a donation, go to www.cameron.edu/cugivingtuesday on Tuesday, November 28. Then, use your social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and/or Snapchat using #CUGIVINGTUESDAY to challenge 17 friends to do the same.

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Cameron University to host tree lighting for southwest Oklahoma
By janwilli - 11/17/2017

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 Thursday, November 30 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. in Bentley Gardens.

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Cameron University to host tree lighting at CU-Duncan
By janwilli - 11/17/2017

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 Tuesday, November 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the CU-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 - 11/17/2017

Cameron University will be closed from November 22-24 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, November 27.

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Cameron University New Music Festival to feature free concert with guest performers Amelia Love and Joel Love
By janwilli - 11/17/2017

Soprano Amelia Love will headline Cameron University’s New Music Festival, presented by the CU Department of Music, on Thursday, November 30, at 7:30 p.m. The concert takes place in the McCutcheon Recital Hall, located in the Music Building of the Louise D. McMahon Fine Arts Complex and is open to the public at no charge. Cameron’s New Music Festival is made possible by Cameron University Lectures and Concerts Series.

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Cameron University Concert Band slated for performance
By janwilli - 11/17/2017

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the CU Concert Band in concert on Monday, November 27. The performance will start at 7:30 p.m. in the 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 Academic Festival X: American Identities in the 21st Century launches Festival X Reading Series with poet Sly Alley
By janwilli - 11/17/2017

In conjunction with Cameron University’s Academic Festival X: American Identities in the 21st Century, the university will launch the Festival X Reading Series with poet Sly Alley on Saturday, November 18. The award- winning poet will read from “Strong Medicine” at Sigma Tau Delta’s Monthly Open Mic at 6:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Lawton, located at 701 S.W. B Avenue.

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STEM QUEST slated for girls in grades 6-12
By janwilli - 11/13/2017

Cameron University’s Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering is partnering with Chesapeake Energy to present STEM QUEST, a fun and exciting science and engineering program for girls in grades 6-12. The event takes place from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, November 18, in the Sciences Complex on the campus of Cameron University. Registration is free and is limited to 100 participants. To pre-register, email Ann Nalley at annn@cameron.edu or Barbara Best at Barbara.best@chk.com.

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Cameron University’s 30th Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference to focus on “Beef Industry Trends: Matching Cattle to Forage Resources”
By janwilli - 11/9/2017

Cameron University will present its 30th Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference on Thursday, November 16, featuring keynote speaker Dr. David Lalman, Professor and Extension Beef Cattle Specialist in the Department of Animal Science at Oklahoma State University. An expert in cow/calf and stocker cattle nutrition and management, Lalman will speak on “Beef Industry Trends: Matching Cattle to Forage Resources.” The conference will start at 6 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex and includes a meal by Suzie-Q’s of Marlow. There is no charge to attend.

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Cameron University brings David Mamet’s “November” to the stage
By janwilli - 11/8/2017

Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts continues its 2017-2018 Theatre season celebrating “American Identities in the 21st Century” with David Mamet’s comedic look at presidential politics, “November.” The production will be presented in the Studio Theatre from November 16 through 19. The curtain goes up on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, and $10 for senior citizens, military, Cameron faculty and staff, and non-Cameron students. CU students receive one free admission with their CU I.D. This production contains material that some people may find objectionable. Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 580-581-2478.

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Cameron University encourages students to complete 18-19 Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) now
By janwilli - 11/6/2017

Cameron University’s Office of Financial Assistance recommends that students complete the 2018-19 FAFSA® now. The financial aid filing season officially began on Sunday, October 1, with the launch of the 2018‒19 FAFSA® at www.fafsa.gov. Nearly 238,000 online applications were submitted the first day, representing an eight percent increase compared to one year ago.

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Employers invited to participate in Cameron University’s Red River Career Expo
By janwilli - 11/1/2017

Cameron University is inviting employers to participate in the 21st annual Red River Career Expo, scheduled for Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. The event will provide participating companies with the opportunity recruit new employees, as community members, CU students, military families and more will be on site to meet with national, regional and local employers. All career fields are encouraged to participate. Higher education institutions are also welcome to attend. To register as a vendor, call 580-581-2209 or email pmerrifield@cameron.edu.

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Cameron University to observe Veterans Day with Remembrance Roll Call, American flag display and more
By janwilli - 10/30/2017

Cameron University will honor the national observance of Veterans Day 2017 with a series of events to recognize both active duty and retired members of the U.S. armed forces.

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Cameron University welcomes veterans, active military and dependents to Veterans Resource Fair
By janwilli - 10/30/2017

In conjunction with the national observance of Veterans Day, Cameron University’s Office of Veterans Affairs will host 23 organizations that can assist veterans, military service members, and their dependents with information regarding various services available. The CU Veterans Resource Fair will be held Wednesday, November 8, and Thursday, November 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Friday, November 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 to 3 p.m. on the first floor of the McMahon Centennial Complex.

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Cameron prepares to honor its gridiron heroes
By janwilli - 10/24/2017

It’s been many years since Cameron University hosted a fall homecoming. But that will change – in a special way – this weekend when the university honors the gridiron heroes responsible for bringing national championships to Lawton. An “Aggie Football Reunion” will take place Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27-28, at sites on the Cameron campus and in Lawton. Despite the fact that CU no longer has a football team, the players, cheerleaders, coaches and others involved in the program have not been forgotten. This weekend’s reunion gives Cameron a chance to honor those athletes for the fame their success brought to the university. The event is open to former players and their spouses, coaches, cheerleaders, band members and fans. Reservations are required to attend the Aggie Football Reunion. For more information, contact 580-581-2291.

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Open enrollment for Cameron University Spring 2018 semester begins October 30
By janwilli - 10/24/2017

Open enrollment for the Spring 2018 semester at Cameron University begins on Monday, October 30. Before enrolling for the upcoming semester, admitted, degree-seeking students must meet with an academic advisor. First-time students and new transfer students at the Lawton campus should contact the Academic Advising Center at 580-581-6741 to schedule an appointment. Students attending CU-Duncan should call 580-581-5950 for assistance with course registration. All other students should log into their AggieAccess account to identify and schedule a meeting with their designated advisor. Classes for the Spring 2018 begin on Monday, January 8.

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Cameron University’s Country-Jazz Fusion returns for 37th annual concert
By janwilli - 10/24/2017

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the 37th annual Country/Jazz Fusion Concert on Tuesday, October 31, with special guest Justin Trevino. One of the most popular country singers on the Texas dance hall circuit, Trevino will perform with the Cameron University Jazz Ensemble and the Cameron University/ Lawton Community Jazz Ensemble. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is free. The concert is made possible by Cameron University Lectures and Concerts.

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Cameron University brings academic festival to Duncan with panel presentation on “America’s Place in Cancer Research”
By janwilli - 10/24/2017

Cameron University is bringing its current academic festival, “American Identities in the 21st Century,” to the Duncan community with “America’s Place in Cancer Research,” a panel discussion that will address the state of cancer research in the U.S. and in a global context. Co-sponsored by Duncan Regional Hospital, the panel presentation takes place on Monday, October 30, in the Duncan Regional Hospital Pavilion Auditorium. The event will open with a reception at 5:30 p.m. The panel will begin at 6:30 p.m. The event is open to the public at no charge. Please call 580-581-2499 or 580-581-6795 to confirm attendance.

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Lawton High School Class of 1959 encourages classmates to fund endowed scholarship through Cameron University Foundation
By janwilli - 10/18/2017

In an effort to raise $10,000 for a Cameron University Foundation endowed scholarship that will benefit future graduates of Lawton High School, representatives of that class are encouraging their classmates to make a financial contribution to the Cameron University Foundation for the LHS Class of 1959 Endowed Scholarship. Contributions are tax-deductible. To make a donation to the LHS Class of 1959 Endowed Scholarship Fund, which has received approximately one-third of the goal, contact the Cameron University Office of University Advancement at 580-581-2999.

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Cameron University launches ThankYouThon to express gratitude to donors
By janwilli - 10/18/2017

Beginning on October 24, the Cameron University Office of Development will launch its first ThankYouThon, during which students will be reaching out to supporters of the Cameron University Foundation to express their appreciation for the donations that have resulted in the establishment of scholarships. Students will have the opportunity to contact one or more donors of the scholarships they have received by either a personal phone call or a handwritten letter.

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Cameron University Visiting Writers Series continues with Janine Joseph
By janwilli - 10/18/2017

The Cameron University Department of English and Foreign Languages continues the Visiting Writers Series with poet Janine Joseph on Friday, October 27, at 7 p.m. in the Wichita Room of the Shepler Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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Feature film by Cameron University’s Matt Jenkins finds success on festival circuit
By janwilli - 10/18/2017

“Texoma,” a feature film by Cameron University faculty member Dr. Matt Jenkins, is finding success on the film festival circuit. The 78-minute movie, which was shot and produced entirely in southwest Oklahoma, was recently named Best Feature Made for under $5,000 by the Monkey Bread Tree Film Awards, a juried competition that is dedicated to independent films.

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Cameron University assistant professor delves into “The Politics of Cancer” with presentation and book signing
By janwilli - 10/18/2017

Cameron University’s Dr. Wendy Whitman-Cobb, an assistant professor in the Department of Social Sciences, will present a talk on her book, “The Politics of Cancer: Malignant Indifference,” on Monday, October 23. Her presentation will be following by a question-and-answer session and a book signing. The event is open to the public at no charge and takes place in the CETES Conference Center at 2 p.m.

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Cameron University Percussion Ensemble to share stage with CU Drumline and Pan Express
By janwilli - 10/17/2017

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the CU Percussion Ensemble, the CU Drumline and the Pan Express, in concert on Thursday, October 26. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for students/senior citizens. Cameron faculty, staff and students are admitted free with CU ID. Tickets can be purchased at the door. For more information, contact the Cameron University Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts at 580-581-2346.

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