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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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Cameron University closing for Fall Break
By janwilli - 10/17/2017

Cameron University celebrates the midpoint of the Fall 2017 semester with Fall Break on Thursday, Oct. 19 and Friday, Oct. 20. There will be no classes held during this time, and administrative offices will be closed. Classes will resume and administrative offices will re-open for normal business hours on Monday, Oct. 23.

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Cameron University Forensics team opens season with tournament success
By janwilli - 10/16/2017

The Cameron University Forensics Team kicked off its competition season at two recent tournaments, bringing home a handful of trophies and setting their sights on additional championships during the competition season.

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Cameron University Business Research Center to host business forum focusing on America’s role in global economic leadership
By janwilli - 10/16/2017

Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess, Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will host “America’s Place in the World: Are We Forfeiting Global Economic Leadership?”, a public forum, on Thursday, November 2 at 2 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The keynote presentations will be delivered by Dr. Mitchell Smith and Dr. Rebecca Cruise, both of whom are from the College of International Studies at the University of Oklahoma. The forum, which is held in conjunction with Academic Festival X: American Identities in the 21st Century, is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University Concert Choir and Centennial Singers to present joint concert
By janwilli - 10/10/2017

The Choral Program of the Cameron University Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts will present a combined performance featuring the Cameron University Concert Choir and the Centennial Singers on Tuesday, October 17, 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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Cameron University Guitar Ensemble to present “Best of Baroque”
By janwilli - 10/5/2017

When the Cameron University Guitar Ensemble takes the stage on Thursday, October 12, guitarists Trevor Campbell, Hannah Esquer and Samuel Phillips will perform a repertoire of some of the best Baroque music ever performed. The concert starts at 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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Cameron University Civic Symphony to present fall concert with special guest ensemble LaSill Optimist Youth Orchestra Strings
By janwilli - 10/5/2017

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the Cameron University Civic Symphony in concert on Tuesday, October 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. The ensemble will be joined by the LaSill Optimist Youth Orchestra Strings for three numbers. 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.

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Cameron University to recognize “Aggies in Every Shade” for annual celebration of diversity
By janwilli - 10/3/2017

Cameron University students, faculty and staff will celebrate “Aggies in Every Shade” for the university’s annual diversity observance on Tuesday, October 10. From noon to 2 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex, “Aggies in Every Shade” will feature samples of cultural cuisine, performances, interactive games and activities, and information from various campus organizations. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University earns berth in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2018 “Least Debt” and “Best Online MBA” rankings
By janwilli - 10/3/2017

Cameron University continues to excel at keeping student debt to a minimum, according to “U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2018.” Cameron is ranked 15th in the category of Least Debt, Class of 2016, among the 95 universities ranked in the West region of those designated as Regional Universities and is 25th among all 441 Regional Universities surveyed. Significantly, only 37 percent of Cameron’s 2016 graduates who started and completed a bachelor’s degree at Cameron incurred debt, the second-lowest percentage in the West region and sixth lowest among all Regional Universities in the nation. In addition, Cameron’s online MBA program has received recognition, with a ranking of 145 out of 255 programs.

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Tickets now on sale for Cameron University’s International Student Scholarship Banquet
By janwilli - 10/3/2017

African rhythms, cuisine from around the world, Asian folk dances and colorful native costumes are just a few of the highlights promised by Cameron University’s Tenth Annual International Banquet, hosted by the CU International Club. This year’s event is set for Friday, October 13, in the McCasland Ballroom, located in the McMahon Centennial Complex on the CU campus. Doors open at 5 p.m., and dinner will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person, $120 for a table of 8, or $10 for students, and can be ordered by calling 580-581-2928. Proceeds will be used for the international student scholarship fund.

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Artwork by Cameron University student Kristi Smith to be exhibited in CU Sciences Complex
By janwilli - 10/2/2017

Cameron University will showcase the work of senior art major Kristi Smith with a special exhibition in the Sciences Complex. Smith will present a gallery talk at 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, to introduce the exhibition. The exhibition will be on display through October.

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Cameron/Lawton Community Band brings musicians from southwest Oklahoma to the stage
By janwilli - 9/28/2017

Musicians from throughout southwest Oklahoma will share the stage when the Cameron/Lawton Community Band presents an afternoon concert of energizing music on Sunday, October 8 at 3 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and senior adults. Cameron University students, faculty, and staff are admitted free with proper identification. For more information, call the Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts at 580-581-2346.

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Students set to lead Cameron’s 2017 Convocation
By janwilli - 9/28/2017

Three Cameron University students have been selected to speak on behalf of the university’s student body during Convocation 2017, a celebration of academic excellence. Lauren Adkinson, Lorenzo Butler and Ana Paez will share personal stories of accomplishment and inspiration during the annual event. Convocation, a Cameron tradition highlighted by musical performances and colorful pageantry, will take place at 10 a.m., Friday, October 6, in Aggie Gym and is open to the public.

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Cameron University to present Disability Awareness Fair
By janwilli - 9/26/2017

Cameron University will present the Tenth Annual Disability Awareness Fair on Tuesday, October 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom, located in the McMahon Centennial Complex on the Cameron campus. The event is open to the public at no charge. Disability Awareness Day will inform participants about services and resources available on campus and in the community for persons with disabilities.

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Cameron University Alumni Association seeks nominations for annual alumni awards
By janwilli - 9/26/2017

The Cameron University Alumni Association (CUAA) is seeking nominations for the association’s highest honors: the CUAA Distinguished Alumni Award, Outstanding Young Alumni Award and Faculty Hall of Fame. Students, graduates and friends of the university can submit online nominations to the Office of Alumni Relations until October 10, 2017. Nomination forms can be found at http://www.cameron.edu/alumni by clicking on “Alumni Awards.” Listings of previous recipients of the CUAA awards can also be found on the website. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 580-581-2988.

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Cameron University student organizations request donations for hurricane relief
By janwilli - 9/26/2017

Three Cameron University student organizations – CU International Club, Mathcom and Sigma Tau Delta – have joined together to hold a donation drive for hurricane relief efforts. Donations will benefit the islands of Puerto Rico and Dominica, which were devastated by Hurricane Maria. The groups have placed donation drop-off boxes in the lobby of the McMahon Centennial Complex, the north lobby of Nance Boyer, and the lobby of Ross Hall.  Items collected will be sent to Dominica via the Houston Caribbean Association; donation boxes will be available through Thursday, October 5. Monetary donations to benefit Puerto Rico can be made online via United for Puerto Rico at http://unidosporpuertorico.com/en and the Miami Foundation at http://miamifoundation.org/relief. Both sites will link to a secure donation portal.

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Cameron University’s Hyunsoon Whang to explore diversity of styles and composers in upcoming piano recital
By janwilli - 9/26/2017

In presenting her first piano recital of the academic year, Cameron University’s Hyunsoon Whang, Professor of Music, will explore a diversity of styles and composers with a repertoire that spans 227 years. Whang’s program will consist of selections by Mozart, Liszt, Chopin and Villa-Lobos as well a 2016 composition by fellow Cameron faculty member Dr. Greg Hoepfner. The recital is slated for Thursday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $8 for senior citizens, K-12 students and members of the military. Cameron students, faculty and staff are admitted free with valid ID.

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Cameron University Visiting Writers Series to feature poet/scholar Julie Chappell
By janwilli - 9/25/2017

The Cameron University Department of English and Foreign Languages Visiting Writers Series will present poet/scholar Julie Chappell on Friday, September 29, at 7 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The event is open to the public at no charge. Chappell will read from “Faultlines: One Woman’s Shifting Boundaries,” her first volume of poetry.

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Cameron University’s Dr. Abbas Johari named to AECT Board of Directors
By janwilli - 9/25/2017

Cameron University faculty member Dr. Abbas Johari has been named to the Board of Directors for the Association of Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). During his three-year term, he will lead AECT’s Professional Ethics Committee, which aids AECT members individually and collectively in maintaining a high level of personal conduct.

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Cameron University student named U.S. Cadet Command’s Cadet of the Week
By janwilli - 9/25/2017

Cameron University student Robin Boudiette, a member of the university’s award-winning Army ROTC unit, has earned national recognition as the U.S. Army Cadet Command Cadet of the Week. Currently a sophomore, Boudiette is a Lawton native majoring in Sports and Exercise Science.

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Cameron University theatre season kicks off with comedy/fantasy “Alice in America Land”
By janwilli - 9/21/2017

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts begins its 2017-2018 theatre season celebrating “American Identities in the 21st Century” with “Alice in America-Land, or Through the Big Screen and What Alice Found There.” The comedy fantasy will be presented in the Cameron University Theatre on September 27, 29, 30, and October 1. The curtain goes up on Wednesday, 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. Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 580-581-2478.

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The 1491s to put satiric spin on Cameron University’s Academic Festival X: American Identities in the 21st Century
By janwilli - 9/14/2017

The members of The 1491s, a sketch comedy group of Native Americans who first found a following on YouTube, will put their uniquely satiric spin on “American Identities in the 21st Century,” Cameron University’s current academic festival. The innovative and inventive troupe will present its unique, entertaining and thought-provoking perspectives on Friday, September 22, in the McCasland Ballroom at 7:30 p.m. The performance is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University’s annual Constitution Day observance to focus on “The Great Travel Ban Debate”
By janwilli - 9/13/2017

Cameron University will join colleges and universities across the nation to celebrate Constitution Day on Monday, September 18, with “The Great Travel Ban Debate,” a presentation by Russell S. Post. Post, an attorney who specializes in civil appeals, will examine the Constitution controversies in Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project. Constitution Day is a national observance which recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and the creation of United States citizens in 1787. The event takes place in the McCasland Ballroom at 2 p.m. and is open to the public at no charge.

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Community members, CU students and alumni invited to investigate part-time jobs, internships and volunteer positions at CU Opportunity Fair
By janwilli - 9/5/2017

Cameron University students and alumni, as well as community members from throughout southwest Oklahoma, are invited to attend the CU Opportunity Fair, scheduled for Wednesday, September 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will provide attendees with opportunities to meet and interview with local companies that are seeking quality applicants for part-time jobs, internships and/or volunteer positions. No registration is required. The CU Opportunity Fair will take place in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. For more information, contact Paula Merrifield, Career Services Coordinator, at 580-581-2209.

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Cameron announces Summer 2017 honor rolls
By janwilli - 9/5/2017

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor rolls for the Summer 2017 semester. To make the President’s Honor Roll, undergraduate students must be enrolled full-time (carrying at least six hours of classes) and maintain a straight-A (4.0) average. The Dean’s Honor Roll requires a B (3.00-3.99) average.

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