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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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Cameron University to welcome award-winning poet Quraysh Ali Lansana
By janwilli - 8/28/2017

The Cameron University Department of Communication is pleased to present acclaimed poet Quraysh Ali Lansana for events on Thursday, September 14, and Friday, September 15. Lansana’s presentations are in conjunction with “American Identities in the 21st Century,” Cameron’s current academic festival. Both events are open to the public at no charge.

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Free tickets now available as Cameron University kicks off Academic Festival X with author Charles Mann
By janwilli - 8/28/2017

Cameron University will kick off its tenth Academic Festival, “American Identities in the 21st Century,” with a presentation by best-selling author and journalist Charles Mann. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place in the Cameron University Theatre on Thursday, September 28, at 7:30 p.m. A reception and book signing will follow. Tickets are required for admission and can be reserved online at http://www.cameron.edu/festivalx. Tickets will be distributed free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis and can be picked up either at the Will Call window the night of the presentation or in advance from the Office of Public Affairs, Administration Building, Room 150. For ticket information, call 580-581-2211.

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Area businesses seeking part-time workers, interns and volunteers invited to register for CU Opportunity Fair
By janwilli - 8/22/2017

Area businesses are invited to participate in Cameron University’s upcoming Opportunity Fair. The event provides CU students and alumni as well as community members with opportunities to meet and interview with local companies which seek quality applicants for part-time jobs, internships, and/or volunteer positions. Vendor registration is free; however, space is limited to the first 29 registrants. For online registration information, call CU’s Department of Career Services at 580-581-2209. The deadline to register is Friday, September 1, at 5 p.m.

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Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts explores American Identities in the 21st Century during 2017-18 theatre season
By janwilli - 8/22/2017

Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts is pleased to announce its 2017-18 season, “Celebrating American Identities in the 21st Century.” The department will present four productions that depict distinctive perspectives of what it means to be an American through plays that delve into politics, romance, immigration, societal roles, justice and more. Season tickets are available for $35 for adults and $30 for senior citizens, military, non-Cameron students and Cameron faculty/staff. To purchase season tickets, call (580) 581-2346. Cameron University students are admitted to theatre productions at no charge with Cameron ID.

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Middle school mathletes encouraged to attend Cameron University’s It’s MathE, a free mathematics and engineering enrichment program
By janwilli - 8/15/2017

Calling all middle school mathletes! Registration is now open for Cameron University’s It’s MathE, a fun and exciting mathematics and engineering enrichment program aimed at students in grade six through eight. The event takes place on Saturday, August 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration will be held in Room 100 of the Sciences Complex; activities will take place in Bentley Gardens, located on the south side of the Cameron campus. Registration is free and is limited to 100 participants. Attendees are advised to dress for outdoor activities. To register, email Irene Corriette at icorriet@cameron.edu or Dr. Sheila Youngblood at syoungbl@cameron.edu.

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Cameron University presents Fourth Annual French Film Festival
By janwilli - 8/11/2017

Cameron University’s annual French Film Festival returns for the fourth year with three contemporary French language films on August 24-26. Free screenings of “Avenue Montaigne,” “The Little Prince,” and “Diplomatie” will take place in the Cameron University Theatre at 6:30 p.m. The festival will extend throughout the Lawton/Fort Sill community with special events held in conjunction with the films, and a scholarship from the Marco’s Fund Foundation will be presented to a Cameron student on opening night. 

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Cameron University’s Zeak Naifeh appointed to national education advisory group
By janwilli - 8/11/2017

Cameron University Dean of Students Zeak Naifeh has been appointed to the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Education Advisory Group. He will serve as a general member of the group for a two-year term.

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Cameron University to focus on American Identities in the 21st Century for Academic Festival X
By janwilli - 6/8/2017

Cameron University has selected “American Identities in the 21st Century” as the theme for its 10th academic festival, a dynamic, privately funded, year-long symposium that explores a topic worthy of in-depth study. Through a series of presentations by nationally recognized speakers, Cameron will consider three distinct aspects of the festival theme: “Social Justice and the American Dream,” “Migration, Immigration and Emigration” and “America’s Place in the World: Power, Diplomacy and Commerce.”

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