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Cameron University to host It’s On Us Campaign Rally in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
By janwilli - 4/17/2017

In observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, Cameron University has partnered with the national It’s On Us Campaign to bring awareness, educate and challenge the community to take action in standing up against sexual assault. CU will host the It’s On Us Campaign Rally on Thursday, April 20, from 2 to 5 p.m. in Bentley Gardens. The rally will feature keynote speaker Dr. Kimberly Dickman, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Analyst, United States Air Force Academy. Other activities include a lip-sync battle and an opportunity for participants to sign CU’s pledge board. Representatives from numerous campus and community resource organizations will be in attendance. Community members are encouraged to attend.

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Cameron announces results of annual Agriculture Interscholastic Meet
By janwilli - 4/17/2017

Almost 600 students from more than 30 Oklahoma high schools participated in Cameron University’s annual Agriculture Interscholastic Meet on April 12. The event helps agriculture students hone their skills in areas ranging from practical animal science and agronomy to leadership and business while it prepares the students for the state competition. Cameron has hosted the meet for more than 50 years.

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Cameron University presents honors during Celebration of Faculty Excellence
By janwilli - 4/13/2017

Cameron University honored eight faculty members during the university’s inaugural Celebration of Faculty Excellence ceremony. Awards presented included the Hackler Award for Teaching Excellence, the Bhattacharya Research Award and Faculty Excellence Awards, as well as inductions into the Cameron University Alumni Association’s Faculty Hall of Fame.

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Cameron University brings “South Pacific” to the stage
By janwilli - 4/11/2017

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts continues its 2016-2017 theatre season celebrating “Stages through the Ages” with “South Pacific,” Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning musical. The production will be presented in the Cameron University Theatre from April 20-23. The curtain goes up on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, and $12 for senior citizens, military, Cameron faculty and staff, and non-Cameron students. CU students receive one free admission with their CU I.D.

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Cameron University to commemorate Arbor Day with tree planting ceremony
By janwilli - 4/10/2017

Cameron University will hold its annual Arbor Day observance on Friday, April 14 at Noon. Members of the Aggie Club, the Biology Club and the Botany Club will be on hand to assist with the planting of a Caddo Sugar Maple near the north entrance to CETES. The ceremony is open to the public.

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Phi Sigma Iota holds initiation banquet
By janwilli - 4/10/2017

Cameron University's Delta Rho Chapter of Phi Sigma Iota, the Foreign Language International Honor Society, welcomed new members during its recent Initiation Banquet. Phi Sigma Iota recognizes outstanding ability and achievement in the study or teaching of academic fields related to foreign language, literature or culture. Inducted into the Delta Rho chapter were CU students Kelly High and Heather Roper, Lawton, and Jennifer Lester, Martha.

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Cameron welcomes new members to Kappa Delta Pi education honor society
By janwilli - 4/7/2017

Cameron University’s Upsilon Xi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education, welcomes 32 new members. An induction ceremony for 26 students took place on the Cameron campus last week. An additional six students who are pursuing degrees through Cameron’s elementary education program at Rogers State University in Claremore will be inducted on May 1.

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New issue of Cameron University history and political science journal features student research
By janwilli - 4/7/2017

The Cameron University Department of Social Sciences is pleased to announce the release of volume two of “The Cameron University Undergraduate Research Journal of History and Political Science (CHiPS). The journal publishes student research in history, political science, and geography. Featured in this issue are papers by CU students Sandi M. Colby, Dreama Black and Luis Jaquez. The new issue is available online at http://www.cameron.edu/history_government/chips. To obtain a print copy, contact the Department of Social Sciences at 580-581-2499.

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Cameron University alumna and military advocate Connie McDonald to address Cameron’s 2017 graduating class
By janwilli - 4/7/2017

Connie McDonald, a Cameron University alumna who has volunteered her time as an advocate for members of the military and their families, will deliver the commencement address to Cameron’s Class of 2017. The annual graduation ceremony is slated for Friday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Stadium. Following McDonald’s address, CU’s 2017 graduates will receive their diplomas. Approximately 1,000 students will have completed degrees. 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 music students to present Soirée VIII: Schubertiad
By janwilli - 4/5/2017

Cameron University piano students will present “Soirée VIII: Schubertiad,” an all-Schubert program, on Thursday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. They will be joined by four vocal majors. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for senior/military/non-Cameron students. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted free with CU I.D.

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Cameron University welcomes veterans, active military and dependents to Veterans Resource Fair
By janwilli - 4/4/2017

Cameron University’s Office of Veteran Affairs will host a variety of 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, April 12, and Thursday, April 13, on the first floor of the McMahon Centennial Complex, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

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Lawton Eisenhower, Comanche take home top prizes at Cameron University’s annual interscholastic meet
By janwilli - 4/4/2017

Lawton's Eisenhower High School and Comanche High School earned the top prizes in their respective divisions at the 39th Annual Cameron University Interscholastic Contest. Eisenhower High School won the Sweepstakes Award for Type I schools, and Comanche claimed the Sweepstakes Award for Type II schools. Hundreds of students from 20 area schools competed in almost 50 different academic events ranging from accounting and biology to woodwind instruments and world history.

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Cameron to host 500 high school students during annual Agriculture Interscholastic Meet
By janwilli - 4/4/2017

The Cameron University Department of Agriculture and Biological Sciences will play host to approximately 500 high school students representing high schools from throughout Oklahoma during its annual FFA Agriculture Interscholastic Meet on Wednesday, April 12. 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 and this year expands the Livestock Judging competition to four divisions.

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Sigma Tau Delta welcomes new members, presents awards
By janwilli - 4/3/2017

The Cameron University Department of English and Foreign Languages recently welcomed 15 new members to the Beta Omicron chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society. Sigma Tau Delta strives to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies.

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Cameron University students honored with creative writing awards
By janwilli - 4/3/2017

Cameron University students were recently honored for their creative writing at the Department of English and Foreign Languages’ banquet. The fiction, non-fiction, and poetry award winners will be published in “The Gold Mine,” Cameron’s literary arts magazine.

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Cameron University Forensics Team wins three national championships at national Pi Kappa Delta tournament
By janwilli - 4/3/2017

The Cameron University Forensics Team claimed three individual national championships at Pi Kappa Delta’s 2017 Biennial Convention and Tournament in Boise, Idaho, recently. Kristopher Mayfield, Okmulgee, was the National Champion in After Dinner Speaking; Teague Fox, Tuttle, won the national championship in Novice Lincoln Douglas Debate, and Savanna Sanders, Madill, earned the national championship in Oral History Project.

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Cameron University’s Wendy Whitman-Cobb authors new book, “The Politics of Cancer: Malignant Indifference”
By janwilli - 3/31/2017

Cameron University’s Wendy Whitman Cobb, assistant professor of political science, is the author of “The Politics of Cancer: Malignant Indifference,” a new book that examines how political players attempt to fight cancer in the US. In the 195-page volume, published by Praeger, Whitman-Cobb argues that while support for fighting cancer is largely bipartisan, cancer policy is largely unconnected and piecemeal.

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Cameron University Jazz Festival to present free concert featuring trumpeter Bobby Shew
By janwilli - 3/29/2017

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the 2017 Jazz Festival with special guest artist Bobby Shew on Friday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Shew will perform with the Cameron University Jazz Ensemble and the Lawton Community Jazz Ensemble. Admission is free.

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Cameron University names Fall 2016 graduates
By janwilli - 3/28/2017

Cameron University is pleased to announce the names of students who completed graduation requirements at the end of the Fall 2016 semester. Fall graduates are eligible to participate in graduation ceremonies at the end of the spring semester, since Cameron does not hold a fall ceremony. The 2017 commencement ceremony is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 5, at Cameron Stadium.

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Free violin and piano concert to feature Hyunsoon Whang and guest artist Lun Jiang
By janwilli - 3/28/2017

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present “An Afternoon of Music for Violin and Piano” featuring Hyunsoon Whang on piano and guest violinist Lun Jiang on Sunday, April 2 at 3 p.m. The concert takes place in the McCutcheon Recital Hall; seating is limited to 80 patrons. The event is sponsored by Cameron University Lectures and Concerts and is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University students, staff and faculty honored by Phi Kappa Phi
By janwilli - 3/28/2017

Cameron University students, alumni, staff and faculty members were honored by Phi Kappa Phi during the university chapter’s annual induction ceremony and awards presentation last week. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and the top 7.5 percent of juniors. Faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction also qualify. Inductees are expected to attain superior scholarship in all academic disciplines, promote intellectual life and the academic prestige of the university and promote the elements of character that would stimulate others to pursue excellence.

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“Salon de Cameron,” Cameron University senior art show, to open April 8 at Leslie Powell Gallery
By janwilli - 3/27/2017

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present “Salon de Cameron,” an art exhibit featuring the works of Cameron’s senior art majors. The show takes place at the Leslie Powell Gallery, 620 S.W. D Avenue. An opening reception is planned for Saturday, April 8 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and is open to the public at no charge. The exhibition will be on display through April 28.

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Cameron University’s George D. Keathley Department of Military Science honors Army ROTC cadets with annual awards
By janwilli - 3/27/2017

Cameron University’s George D. Keathley Department of Military Science presented awards and scholarships to members of the Comanche Battalion, Cameron’s Army ROTC Unit, during a ceremony held last week. The Comanche Battalion annually recognizes cadets for meritorious performance in the areas of military science, academics, physical fitness, personal achievement and leadership. Awards are sponsored by the Department of the Army; national and local societies, organizations, businesses and private individuals.

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Cameron Speech and Debate team returns from state tournament with numerous state championships
By janwilli - 3/22/2017

The Cameron Speech and Debate team has returned from the recent Oklahoma Intercollegiate Forensics Association tournament with numerous State Championship titles after facing competition from 12 schools from a three-state area. The team claimed multiple individual state championships, and as a team once again finished first in the state in Individual Events, Debate, and Combined sweepstakes.

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Cameron University announces new scholarship for GPTC Video Producer program students
By janwilli - 3/22/2017

The Cameron University Department of Communication is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity for incoming freshmen who have completed the Video Producer program at Great Plains Technology Center (GPTC). Two $500 tuition waiver scholarships will be awarded to college freshmen who enroll in CU’s Journalism and Media Production program. The deadline to apply for the upcoming fall semester is April 15. Applications can be obtained from the CU Department of Communication at 581-2259 or ckeller@cameron.edu as well as from GPTC.

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New members inducted into Cameron University’s Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
By janwilli - 3/22/2017

The Cameron University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, the national interdisciplinary honor society for first year students, inducted 40 new members during its 31st annual induction ceremony. The candidates qualified for Phi Eta Sigma in the spring or fall of 2016. 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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Public invited to Cameron University’s Computing and Technology Expo
By janwilli - 3/21/2017

The Cameron University Department of Computing and Technology will host a Computing and Technology Expo on March 28-29 with a series of presentations and student competitions. All presentations are open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University to feature guest artist Ivan Trevino in two free concerts
By janwilli - 3/21/2017

Thanks to funding by Cameron University Lectures and Concerts, the Cameron Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present special guest performer Ivan Trevino in a free, two-concert event. On Thursday, March 30, Trevino will appear with the CU Percussion Ensemble in the Cameron University Theatre, and on Friday, March 31, he will be the featured performer for CU’s New Music Festival in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Both concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University presents “When the Shooting Stops: The Hidden Effects on Police Officers”
By janwilli - 3/21/2017

The Cameron University Department of Social Sciences will present “When the Shooting Stops: The Hidden Effects on Police Officers” on Tuesday, March 28. Featured speakers include Staff Sergeant Jason Burgess, Oklahoma City Police Department; Greg Giltner, Chief of Police, Oklahoma Christian University; and Staff Sergeant Cody Koelsch, Oklahoma City Police Department. The presentation is open to the public at no charge and will take place in the Shepler Ballroom and start at 9 a.m. Police officers who attend are eligible to receive two hours of mental health CLEET continuing education credit.

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Cameron University Visiting Writers Series continues with Phil Estes
By janwilli - 3/10/2017

The Cameron University Department of English and Foreign Languages continues the Visiting Writers Series with poet Phil Estes on Wednesday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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