Cameron University student organization provides endowment to establish Sylvia M. Burgess Service Award
By janwilli - 4/20/2015

Cameron University has established the Sylvia M. Burgess Service Award, thanks to a $15,000 endowment provided by the Cameron University School of Business and the Cameron chapter of Enactus, a student organization comprised of students, business leaders, and academic leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. The Sylvia M. Burgess Service Award is named in honor of Dr. Sylvia M. Burgess, a member of the Cameron faculty who serves as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, and who is a former faculty advisor for Students in Free Enterprise, now known as Enactus.

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Actor/environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr. to address Cameron’s 2015 graduating class
By janwilli - 4/20/2015

Actor/environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr. will deliver the commencement address to Cameron University’s Class of 2015. The annual graduation ceremony is slated for Friday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Stadium. Begley will be the final speaker as part of CU's 2014-15 Academic Festival, “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities.” Following his address, CU’s 2015 graduates will receive their diplomas. A fireworks display will cap off the occasion. The public is invited to attend free of charge. No tickets are required.

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Cameron University Business Research Center to host business forum focusing on education’s role in regional economic development
By janwilli - 4/17/2015

Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess, Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will host a business forum on the role of education in regional economic development on Tuesday, April 28, from 2:30 to 5 p.m. in the Buddy Green Room of the McMahon Centennial Complex. The keynote speaker will be Natalie Shirley, Oklahoma Secretary of Education and Workforce Development and President, Oklahoma State University-OKC. The forum is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron Computing and Technology competition results announced
By janwilli - 4/16/2015

The Cameron University Department of Computing and Technology is pleased to announce the results of the student competitions held during last week’s Computing and Technology Expo. In all, 90 students participated in nine separate competitions related to various aspects of computing and technology.

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Cameron University to commemorate Arbor Day with tree planting ceremony
By janwilli - 4/16/2015

Cameron University will hold its annual Arbor Day observance in conjunction with Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22 at 11:30 a.m. Members of the Biology Club and Cameron’s chapter of Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society will be on hand to assist with the planting of a Western Soapberry tree in Cameron Park. The ceremony is open to the public.

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Cameron University to host Young Learners’ Science Exposition, science fair for K-5
By janwilli - 4/15/2015

The Cameron University Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering will host the Young Learners Science Exposition, a science fair for grades K-5, on April 27 and 28. Displays will be set up on the first floor of the Sciences Complex, and a public viewing is scheduled for Monday, April 27 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. For complete information, contact Dr. Clint Bryan at 591-8006 or

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CETES Tech Night presents “The Internet of Things”
By janwilli - 4/15/2015

CETES Tech Night, presented by the Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies at Cameron University, returns on Tuesday, April 21, at 6 p.m. This month’s session, “The Internet of Things,” (IoT) is a scenario in which objects, animals or people are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. Tech Night is open to the public at no charge and will take place in the Sarkeys Conference Room 207 of the CETES Conference Center. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by e-mail at or by calling 581-5447.

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Cameron University faculty members honored
By janwilli - 4/14/2015

Cameron University faculty members Dr. Ioannis Argyros, Donna Clopton, Dr. Michael Husak, Dr. Lynda Robinson and Amy Stockman, were honored tonight with awards recognizing their contributions to Cameron’s academic community. Argyros was honored with the Bhattacharya Endowed Lectureship for Excellence in Research Award, Clopton received the Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching, Husak received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentoring Student Research, Robinson was honored with the Faculty Award for Excellence in Service, and Stockman received the Faculty Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching.

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Cameron University announces winners of inaugural Staff Awards
By janwilli - 4/14/2015

Three Cameron University staff members have been selected as the inaugural recipients of the university’s new Staff Awards. Brandy Belew, Mandy Husak and David Stone received their awards during a ceremony tonight on Cameron’s Lawton campus.

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Cameron University to host Oklahoma Accountancy Board
By janwilli - 4/14/2015

The Cameron University School of Business will host a reception and the April 2015 board meeting of the Oklahoma Accountancy Board (OAB) on April 16-17. The reception is scheduled for Thursday, April 16, at 5:30 p.m. in the Centennial Room of the Shepler Center. The reception is open to area CPAs, who, along with OAB board members, will have the opportunity to network with Cameron accounting students. The OAB board meeting will take place on Friday, April 17, at 9:30 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. Following the board meeting, OAB officials will provide a presentation on how to become a CPA in Oklahoma, as well as a question/answer session. The information session will begin at 11 a.m.

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Cameron sponsors Summer Food Service Program
By janwilli - 4/10/2015

Cameron University is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), by providing meals to all eligible children, aged 18 and younger, at no charge. From May 26 to June 26, Upward Bound meals will be provided in the Cameron University cafeteria, located in Shepler Center at 2800 West Gore. Meals will be served Monday through Friday, as follows: Breakfast: 8:15 – 8:40 a.m..; Lunch: 12:30 – 1:20 p.m.; Supper, 5:30 – 6 p.m.

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Cameron University Department of Arts presents “Identity” senior art exhibition at Leslie Powell Gallery
By janwilli - 4/10/2015

The Cameron University Department of Art presents “Identify,” the Annual Senior Art Exhibition, from May 2 through May 11 at the Leslie Powell Galley, 620 SW D Avenue in Lawton. “Identity” showcases mature bodies of works by nine Cameron students. Included in the exhibition are paintings, drawings, prints, digital work, graphic design and sculpture. The opening reception is Saturday, May 2 from 6 to 9 p.m.

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Cameron University’s Dr. Matthew Mireles releases solo album “Prometheus”
By janwilli - 4/9/2015

Cameron University’s Dr. Matthew Mireles, Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Bands, has released “Prometheus,” a euphonium solo album, on the Potenza Music record label. The album features Mireles performing music composed by internationally renowned composer John Stevens. Mireles worked in collaboration with Stevens during the entire process, making the album the definitive recordings of these new Stevens’ works.

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Cameron University student receives scholarship from Wyatt F. and Mattie M. Jeltz Scholarship Foundation
By janwilli - 4/9/2015

Cameron University student Gary Bentley, a junior from Lawton, received a scholarship from The Wyatt F. and Mattie M. Jeltz Scholarship Foundation, located in Oklahoma City. Foundation Trustee Chairman Dr. James L. Mosley presented the scholarship during a visit to the CU campus. Bentley is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice with a minor in sociology.

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Public invited to CU-Duncan SpringFest
By janwilli - 4/8/2015

Mosey down to Cameron-University Duncan to celebrate the arrival of spring with CU-Duncan SpringFest, a western-themed, fun-filled evening for the entire family. Springfest takes place on Thursday, April 16 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at CU-Duncan, 3100 W. Bois D’Arc, and is open to the public at no charge.

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New members inducted into Cameron University’s Phi Eta Sigma honor society
By janwilli - 4/8/2015

The Cameron University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, the national interdisciplinary honor society for first year students, inducted 41 new members during its 29th annual induction ceremony on April 7. Phi Eta Sigma, with chapters on more than 350 college campuses across the nation, encourages and rewards academic excellence achieved by students during their freshman year in institutions of higher learning.

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Cameron University Department of Music presents “The Sea in Springtime”
By janwilli - 4/7/2015

The Cameron University Department of Music will present “The Sea in Springtime,” a Japanese-inspired concert by Dr. Carolyn Keyes on flute and guest artist Tim Courtney on guitar, on Tuesday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students, military and senior citizens. Cameron students, faculty and staff are admitted at no charge with their Cameron University ID. Seating is limited to 80 patrons.

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Cameron University students win awards at state broadcast competition
By janwilli - 4/7/2015

Cameron University broadcast students won five awards in the 25th annual student competition sponsored by the Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association (OBEA). MaKenzie Burk, Alexis Page, Todd Spargo, all of Lawton; and Kaley Neal, Duncan, were honored for their entries. They received their awards last week during the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters’ (OAB) Annual Student Day.

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Cameron University to host Second Annual Outdoor Youth Expo
By janwilli - 4/6/2015

The Cameron University Department of Sports and Exercise Science will host the Second Annual Outdoor Youth Expo: Building a Healthier Community One Family at a Time, in Medicine Park on Saturday, April 18. The family friendly event lasts from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is geared toward children from kindergarten through eighth grade. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Participation is free, although advance registration is requested. To register, go to For additional information, call the Department of Sports and Exercise Science at 581-2400.

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Cameron University forensics team invites public to showcase event
By janwilli - 4/6/2015

The Cameron University forensics team, which has garnered substantial success at speech and debate tournaments throughout the academic year, will present a Forensics Showcase on Tuesday, April 14. The event will provide team members will an additional opportunity to fine tune their selections for the upcoming National Championship Tournament hosted by the National Forensic Association. The showcase will start at 7 p.m. in the Wichita Room of the Shepler Center and is open to the public at no charge.

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Artwork by Cameron faculty and alumna selected for national exhibition
By janwilli - 4/3/2015

Three works by Cameron University Professor of Art Katherine Liontas-Warren and three by Cameron alumna Hailey Harris were selected for inclusion in “The Five Bs: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Bats, Bugs”, a national exhibition at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Penn. The exhibition, which features two and three-dimensional works, opened on March 29 and will be on display through May 2.

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Artwork by Cameron University senior Heather Shea Morefield to be exhibited in Sciences Complex
By janwilli - 4/3/2015

Cameron University will showcase the work of senior art major Heather Shea Morefield with a special exhibition in the Sciences Complex. Morefield will present a gallery talk at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 9. The exhibition will feature a variety of original prints and watercolors and will be on display through April 28.

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Cameron University Department of Music presents Student Chamber Music Recital at The Bakery Emporium
By janwilli - 4/3/2015

The Cameron University Department of Music will present a chamber music concert featuring the Cameron Flute Quartet, the Cameron Clarinet Trio, the Cameron Saxophone Quartet and the Cameron Trombone Choir at The Bakery Emporium, located at 1320 N.W. Homestead Drive, on Monday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m. The concert is open to the public at no charge. Cameron students, faculty and staff will receive a 10 percent discount on food and beverages with CU I.D.

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Cameron to host 500 high school students during annual Agriculture Interscholastic Meet
By janwilli - 3/31/2015

The Cameron University Department of Agriculture will play host to approximately 500 high school students representing high schools from throughout Oklahoma during its annual FFA Agriculture Interscholastic Meet on Monday, April 6, and Wednesday, April 8. The event helps agriculture students hone their skills in areas ranging from practical animal science and agronomy to leadership and business while preparing for the state FFA competition. Cameron has hosted the Ag Interscholastic Meet for more than 50 years.

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Cameron business students to present research findings at national conference
By janwilli - 3/31/2015

A position paper by three Cameron University students has been accepted at the 2015 Marketing Educators’ Association (MEA) annual conference in April. Felipe Anzarut, Juan Haayen and Andrew Koracin will present “Educating Students in Sustainable Marketing: Evaluating Framing Messages to Influence Consumer Behavior" at the national gathering. The research study as well as travel to the conference is made possible by the Edward and Lenore Hamra, Edward’s Men’s Wear Endowed Lectureship in Retail Marketing.

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Cameron University hosts groundbreaking ceremony for Terry Bell Golf Center
By janwilli - 3/25/2015

Divots were flying through the air today as Cameron University broke ground for the new Terry Bell Golf Center, which will be located near the driving range on the east side of Cameron House. Cameron President John McArthur was joined by Mike Mayhall, Richard Allen and Janice Bell, trustees of the Terry K. Bell Charitable Trust, which provided a gift of $250,000 for the facility, as well as Cameron golfer Lexi Thompson and men’s golf coach Jerry Hrnciar. The target completion date for the facility is January 2016.

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Cameron University to present free “Sustainable Gardening” workshop
By janwilli - 3/24/2015

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival, two Cameron student organizations, the Biology Club and the Botany Club, will present “Sustainable Gardening,” a workshop for gardening enthusiasts, on Friday, April 10. The workshop is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Botany Lab, Room 128, of the Sciences Complex. There is no charge to attend. Pre-registration is required to ensure that materials will be available for all participants and can be completed at For more information, contact Ron Gaines, assistant professor of biological sciences, at 581-8001 or

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Cameron University Forensics Team shines at national Pi Kappa Delta tournament
By janwilli - 3/13/2015

The Cameron University Forensics team faced 2,000 entries from 80 colleges and universities across the U.S. at Pi Kappa Delta’s 2015 Biennial Convention and Tournament last week at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The event is a comprehensive tournament that recognizes excellence by awarding Superior Awards to competitors finishing in the top 10 percent in each event and Excellent Awards to competitors in the top 20 percent. Cameron’s competitors were richly rewarded for their efforts.

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Cameron University New Music Festival to present two free concerts
By janwilli - 3/24/2015

The Cameron University New Music Festival, presented by the Department of Music, will offer free concerts featuring new compositions by contemporary composers on Monday, April 6, and Tuesday, April 7. Both concerts will start at 7:30 p.m. and will take place in the McCutcheon Recital Hall, located in the Music Building of the Louise D. McMahon Fine Arts Complex. Cameron’s New Music Festival is made possible by Cameron University Lectures and Concerts Series.

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Public invited to Cameron University’s Computing and Technology Expo
By janwilli - 3/24/2015

The Cameron University Department of Computing and Technology will host a Computing and Technology Expo from April 7-10 with a series of presentations and student competitions. All presentations are open to the public at no charge.

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