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Cameron University to present “Interpreting the Dust Bowl”
By janwilli - 2/27/2015

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival, the Cameron University Library will present “Interpreting the Dust Bowl: Disputes, Blind Spots and Correctives,” featuring historian Dr. Alvin Turner, on Monday, March 9 at 7 p.m. The presentation will take place in the CETES Conference Center and is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University to examine “The Future of Food in a Crowded World with a Changing Climate”
By janwilli - 2/27/2015

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival, the School of Science and Technology will present “The Future of Food in a Crowded World with a Changing Climate,” featuring plant biologist Dr. Roger Beachy, on Monday, March 9 at 7 p.m. The presentation will take place in the Goodyear Lecture Hall, Room 100, in the Sciences Complex and is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University students honored with awards at Midwest Model United Nations 55th Session
By janwilli - 2/26/2015

Cameron University students Kelly High and Chris Greene were recognized with awards during the Midwest Model United Nations 55th Session, held recently in St. Louis, Mo. During the conference, Cameron’s seven-member team represented the Russian Federation over four days of competition. High was named Outstanding Delegate on the Security Council, and Greene won the Delegate’s Choice Award for his performance on the General Assembly First Committee.

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Cameron University presents Cameron University Guitar Ensemble in concert
By janwilli - 2/26/2015

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the CU Guitar Ensemble in concert on Sunday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Featured guitarists are Ashim Bohara, Kathmandu, Nepal; Nick Callen, Cache; Trevor Campbell and Shane Rutherford, Lawton; Samuel Phillips, Sallisaw; 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 I.D. are admitted at no charge. Seating is limited to 80 patrons.

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Lawton High School Symphonic Band to join Cameron University Concert Band in concert
By janwilli - 2/25/2015

The Lawton High School Symphonic Band will join the Cameron University Concert Band for a combined concert on Tuesday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students/military/senior citizens. Cameron students, faculty and staff are admitted free with CU I.D. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

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Cameron University forensics team claims numerous state championships
By janwilli - 2/25/2015

Following numerous rounds of competition at the Fifth Annual Oklahoma Intercollegiate Forensics Association Tournament, the Cameron University forensics team emerged as state champions in all sweepstakes categories and with individual state champions in five events. In addition, two team members qualified for the Interstate Oratory National Tournament. The Aggies faced teams from 11 schools from Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Kansas and Iowa.

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Cameron University Civic Symphony performance to include Eisenhower High School Orchestra
By janwilli - 2/24/2015

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the Cameron University Civic Symphony, joined by the Eisenhower High School Orchestra, in concert on Tuesday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 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’s “Waste Not, Want Not” event to examine food waste with free documentary screening and panel discussion
By janwilli - 2/24/2015

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” the International Film Club will examine food recycling during “Waste Not, Want Not.” The event will start with a screening of “The Gleaners and I,” a French documentary which highlights the recycling of objects and food waste. Attendees will hear from Joe Tilton, Fairmont Creamery, and Elizabeth Murphy, Murphy Farms, during a panel discussion and question and answer session. The event takes place on Friday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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Watercolor by Cameron’s Katherine Liontas-Warren included in exhibition
By janwilli - 2/24/2015

“Before There Was Something,” a watercolor on paper by Cameron University Professor of Art Katherine Liontas-Warren, is included in “The Semi-Arid Landscape,” an exhibition featuring works of art in various media that showcase the drama and the beauty of the semi-arid landscape. The exhibition will be on display at the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, Texas from March 6 through April 19.

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Cameron University earns designation as a Certified Healthy Campus for fourth consecutive year; CU-Duncan earns certification for first time
By janwilli - 2/24/2015

The Lawton campus of Cameron University has been awarded designation as a Certified Healthy Campus for the fourth consecutive year, and CU-Duncan has earned the designation for the first time. The designation is awarded by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) in conjunction with the Oklahoma Academy, The State Chamber of Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Turning Point Council. Certified Healthy Campus is a program of the “Shape Your Future” campaign which recognizes college campuses and vocational technical schools that make a positive impact on the health of their employees and students.

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Cameron University Department of Agriculture to present first Equine Improvement Conference
By janwilli - 2/23/2015

The Cameron University Department of Agriculture, in partnership with Cargill, Inc./Nutrena®, will host its first Equine Improvement Conference, focusing on equine nutrition, on Friday, March 6. The workshop will take place in the McCasland Ballroom in the McMahon Centennial Complex and is open to the public at no charge. Starting at 6 p.m. with a meal, the workshop will appeal to horse owners in general as well as to licensed veterinarians, who will be eligible to receive two hours of continuing education credit from the Oklahoma Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. The conference is open to the public at no charge. Attendees are asked to RSVP to 581-2275 by March 3.

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Cameron University music students to present “Andiam! Andiam!” opera workshop recitals
By janwilli - 2/23/2015

The Cameron University Department of Music will present “Andiam! Andiam!,” a concert featuring opera selections, on Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults. CU students are admitted free with ID. Seating is limited to the first 80 patrons. The performances are sponsored by the Southwest Oklahoma Opera Guild. To reserve a seat, please call 581-2440.

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Cameron University to host series of Graduate Studies Preview Nights
By janwilli - 2/23/2015

Cameron University will host a series of Graduate Studies Preview Night on Tuesday, March 3; Monday, March 9; and Tuesday, March 10. Attendees will be able to visit with representatives from CU’s graduate programs as well as financial aid and admissions departments. CU staff will provide valuable insight into the graduate programs available and the process of applying for admission, financial aid and scholarships. Attendees can register for participation online at www.cameron.edu/graduate/previewnight, through email at graduate@cameron.edu, or call 580-581-5489.

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Cameron University invites high school students to attend Spring Preview Day
By janwilli - 2/23/2015

High school students and their parents will have an opportunity to get a first-hand glimpse of what Cameron University has to offer during the university’s 2015 Spring Preview Day. The annual event, scheduled for Saturday, March 7, allows prospective students to get a head start on planning for college by providing information on admission, financial assistance and scholarships. Attendees will receive a free Cameron t-shirt. Registration begins at 9 a.m. in the McMahon Centennial Complex; the program gets underway at 9:30 a.m.

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Cameron University forensics team forges on
By janwilli - 2/23/2015

Despite being depleted by illness, the Cameron University forensics team continued its competition season at the Sweetheart Swing tournament at the University of Oklahoma. The Aggies faced competitors from 16 colleges and universities from Alabama, Virginia, Oklahoma, Colorado, Missouri and Texas. With only four competitors able to make the trip, the team still managed to win the Top Oklahoma Team award and placed third in debate sweepstakes.

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Cameron University Livestock Judging Team returns to action after 32-year absence
By janwilli - 2/20/2015

The last time Cameron University was represented at collegiate livestock judging competitions, “Return of the Jedi” dominated the movie box office, Sally Ride became the first American woman in space, and Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” ruled the radio airwaves. Phased out in in early 1980s, Cameron’s livestock judging team boasted a couple of individual champions in the late 1970s. Two years ago, the Cameron University Department of Agriculture signaled its intention to resurrect a livestock judging team with the addition of Justin Rogers as Livestock Judging Coordinator. Rogers has assembled a five-member team made up of Will Arnold, Ennis, Texas; Jessica Cauthon, Lawton; Chance Clinton, Holdenville; Clay Dolch, Verden; and Cody Julian, Elgin, which made its competition debut earlier this year.

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Cameron University/Lawton Community Band and Cameron University/Lawton Civic Chorale set for March 1 concert
By janwilli - 2/20/2015

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the Cameron/Lawton Community Band and the Cameron University/Lawton Civic Chorale in concert on Sunday, March 1, at 3 p.m. in the University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students, senior citizens and military. Cameron faculty, students and staff are admitted free with proper identification.

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Cameron University invites community to “Take a book, leave a book, or both” with four Little Free Libraries
By janwilli - 2/12/2015

“Take a book, leave a book, or both.” That’s the message of Cameron University’s four new Little Free Libraries, each of which will be filled with free books for community members to take and exchange later for additional books. A ribbon-cutting ceremony commemorating the establishment of the Little Free Libraries will take place on Friday, February 20, at 2 p.m. in Bentley Gardens. The ceremony is open to the public.

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Free tickets available February 17 as Cameron University continues Academic Festival with Jeff Speck, city planner/urban designer
By janwilli - 2/11/2015

Cameron University will continue its triennial Academic Festival, “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” with a presentation by city planner/urban designer Jeff Speck. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place at Cameron University Theatre on Thursday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. A book signing will follow. Tickets are required for admission and can be reserved online at www.cameron.edu/festival2014-15 beginning Tuesday, February 17 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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Cameron University Alumni Association honors students and local family with awards
By janwilli - 2/10/2015

The Cameron University Alumni Association (CUAA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Outstanding Aggie of Tomorrow Award and the Cameron University Family of the Year Awards. Students Eloise Herbert; Angelica Lopez, Kathryn Parsley, Kaley Patterson and Sarah Vrla will each receive the Outstanding Aggie of Tomorrow award. The Seiger family of Lawton and the White family of Tipton will both be honored with the Family of the Year award. The awards will be presented during the CUAA’s Aggie Family and Friends Awards Luncheon on Saturday, February 21, held in conjunction with Tune In: Homecoming 2015.

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CU Alumni Association announces CUAA Award honorees
By janwilli - 2/10/2015

The Cameron University Alumni Association is pleased to announce the winners of its 2015 Distinguished Alumni, Outstanding Young Alumni and Faculty Hall of Fame Awards, which will be presented during the university’s homecoming festivities. Jay Johnson and Jon Kalbfleisch will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards; Denise Aguilar and Jon Horinek have been named Outstanding Young Alumni; and Dr. Jennifer Dennis and Dr. Michael Husak will be inducted into the Cameron University Faculty Hall of Fame. The awards will be presented during the Aggie Family & Friends Awards Lunch on Saturday, February 21 in the McCasland Ballroom. The ceremony starts at Noon and is open to the public. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance by calling 581-2988.

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Cameron University announces housing, board rates for 2015-16
By janwilli - 1/28/2015

Following approval earlier today by the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents, Cameron University has set housing and board rates for the 2015-16 academic year. The new rates are effective August 1, 2015.

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Cameron announces Fall 2014 honor lists
By janwilli - 1/16/2015

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor lists for the Fall 2014 semester. To make the President’s List, undergraduate students must be enrolled full-time (carrying at least 12 hours of classes) and maintain a straight A average (4.0). The Dean’s List requires a B average (3.00-3.99).

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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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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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