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Cameron University invites community members to virtual tour of Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
By janwilli - 3/14/2018

The Cameron University chapter of Student Veterans of America will host a live, virtual tour of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Complex on Thursday, March 29. The family friendly event, scheduled to take place in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex, will kick off at 4 p.m. with pizza before the virtual tour starts at 4:30 p.m. The event is open the public at no charge.

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Cameron Speech and Debate team finds competition at state tournament
By janwilli - 3/14/2018

The Cameron Speech and Debate team recently competed at the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Forensics Association tournament, where team members faced competition from 10 schools. CU’s Braydon Hunter, a freshman from Okmulgee, was crowned the state champion in Poetry Interpretation, and CU placed second in Debate Sweepstakes.

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Cameron University Festival X Reading Series continues with poet Jenny Cropp Mackenzie
By janwilli - 3/12/2018

Cameron’s University’s Festival X Reading Series, held in conjunction with the university’s current academic festival, “American Identities in the 21st Century,” continues on Saturday, March 17, with poet Jenny Cropp Mackenzie. Mackenzie will read selections from her works at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Lawton, 816 W. Gore Blvd., starting at 6:30 p.m. Following her reading, there will be an open mic opportunity for others who wish to read their work. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University closing for Spring Break; Aggie Rec Center sets special hours
By janwilli - 3/12/2018

Cameron University students will have the opportunity to take a hard-earned break from their academic pursuits as the University marks the midpoint of the semester with Spring Break from March 19-23. No classes will be 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, March 26.

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Cameron University receives grant from McMahon Foundation to add lights to baseball, softball fields
By janwilli - 3/7/2018

Thanks to a grant from the McMahon Foundation, Cameron University will soon install lights at McCord Field, home of Aggie baseball, and at McMahon Field, the home of Aggie softball. The $365,000 award will provide funding of $188,000 for lighting and increased electrical capacity at McCord Field and $177,000 for lighting on the softball playing field.

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Artwork by Cameron University student Kathryn Carroll to be exhibited in CU Sciences Complex
By janwilli - 3/7/2018

Cameron University will showcase the work of senior art major Kathryn Carroll with a special exhibition in the Sciences Complex. Carroll will present a gallery talk at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, to introduce the exhibition. The exhibit will feature 17 works created in a variety of media – oil paintings, watercolor paintings and various forms of prints. For the show, Carroll has selected the theme of dreams.

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Cameron University’s Hyunsoon Whang releases album of Chopin nocturnes
By janwilli - 3/6/2018

Cameron University’s Dr. Hyunsoon Whang, Professor of Music and Louise D. McMahon Endowed Chair in Music, has released her first solo album, “Chopin Nocturnes,” on sonaBLAST! Records. The album, a collection on nine nocturnes by Frederic Chopin, can be purchased on numerous digital streaming services, which can be accessed at https://ONErpm.lnk.to/ChopinNocturnes. CDs will also be available online at Amazon.com.

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Cameron University to host Graduation Fair for 2018 CU graduates
By janwilli - 3/6/2018

With an eye toward helping 2018 graduates prepare for this year’s Commencement ceremony, Cameron University will host a Graduation Fair on Wednesday, March 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The event will take place in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. All 2018 Cameron graduates are encouraged to attend the event, which is essentially a “one-stop shop” where they can coordinate numerous elements that contribute to a worry-free graduation. Perhaps the best offer available that day: the Cameron University Alumni Association will purchase the cap and gown for any 2018 graduate who buys a lifetime CUAA membership.

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Compositions by Cameron University music students accepted for publication
By janwilli - 3/6/2018

Cameron University students Amy Morales and Lorenzo Butler have become published composers, with each having a musical composition licensed and published by Imagine Music Publishing. Both will graduate this spring with a Bachelor of Music – Morales’ program concentration is piano performance, and Butler’s is vocal performance.

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Cameron University Business Research Center to host public forum, “The State of Medicare and Medicaid in the USA”
By janwilli - 3/2/2018

Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess, Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will host “The State of Medicare and Medicaid in the USA,” a public forum, on Wednesday, March 14, at 1 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. 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 alumnus Fritz Diehm to speak on America’s opioid crisis
By janwilli - 3/2/2018

In conjunction with Cameron University‘s current academic festival “American Identities in the 21st Century”, the Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering will host two presentations by Fritz Diehm, Supervisory Special Agent, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Dallas Field Division, on Tuesday, March 6. Diehm will discuss the steps the DEA is taking to combat the opioid epidemic. Both sessions are open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University students represent the United States during Midwest Model United Nations 58th Session
By janwilli - 3/2/2018

Eleven Cameron University students recently participated in the Midwest Model United Nations 58th Session in St. Louis, Mo. The Cameron contingent participated as the delegation from the United Kingdom in a simulation of the United Nations General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council during four days of competition. Midwest Model U.N. is an annual conference that serves as a forum for college students to learn about international affairs, diplomacy and teamwork.

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Cameron University Forensics team members earn top three rankings
By janwilli - 2/28/2018

The Cameron University Forensics Team recently competed at the 14th Annual Border Wars tournament at Kansas Wesleyan University, facing off against competitors from 15 colleges and universities. The team finished fourth in Debate Sweepstakes, with numerous individuals earning top three rankings or better.

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Cameron University Concert Choir and Centennial Singers to present joint concert
By janwilli - 2/28/2018

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, March 6, 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 to co-host LGBTQ Summit Promoting Awareness, Education, and Allyship
By janwilli - 2/28/2018

As part of Cameron University’s continuing Academic Festival X: “American Identities in the 21st Century,” CU’s Office of Student Housing has partnered with Women United for Action and SPECTRUM to host an educational summit on LGBTQ+ issues and awareness. The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 3, from 8 a.m. to Noon on the second floor of the McMahon Centennial Complex at Cameron. The summit is open to the public at no charge; pre-registration is requested. To register, go to http://www.cameron.edu/housing/lgbtq-summit.

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Tillman and Cotton County residents encouraged to apply for Cameron University’s C. Glyn and Virginia C. Mitchell Endowed Scholarship
By janwilli - 2/27/2018

High school seniors as well as current Cameron University students from Cotton and Tillman counties are encouraged to apply for Cameron University’s C. Glyn and Virginia C. Mitchell Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance with tuition, fees, and books to students from Cotton or Tillman counties who are pursuing an education at Cameron University. Student recipients will be able to maintain the scholarship through graduation, as long as they remain eligible. To apply, access the Scholarship Application Portal at https://www.cameron.edu/financial_aid.

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Cameron University Foundation establishes the Albert Johnson Sr. and Josephine Johnson Endowed Lectureship in Social Change
By janwilli - 2/27/2018

The Cameron University Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Albert Johnson, Sr. and Josephine Johnson Endowed Lectureship in Social Change, which has been made possible by a generous donation from Albert Sr. and Josephine Johnson of Lawton.

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Cameron University’s annual India Night to feature Food Network host Aarti Sequeira
By janwilli - 2/27/2018

Cameron University’s annual India Night celebration, set for Friday, March 9, will kick off with a ticketed banquet featuring Food Network host Aarti Sequeira, known for her expertise in adding Indian flavors to traditional American cuisine, followed by a free performance of Bollywood dance by Infused Performing Arts. The banquet, with authentic Indian cuisine provided by Himalayas Aroma of India, located in Moore, is slated for 6 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom. Banquet tickets are $30 ($5 for CU students) and can be purchased in the Office of Events Management, located in CETES Room 202. At 8 p.m., Infused Performing Arts will present a dazzling performance of Indian culture in the Cameron University Theatre. The 8 p.m. performance is open to the public at no charge. For more information about India Night, call 581-2291.

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Cameron University/Lawton Community Band and Cameron University/Lawton Civic Chorale to present combined concert
By janwilli - 2/26/2018

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present a combined concert featuring the Cameron/Lawton Community Band and the Cameron University/Lawton Civic Chorale on Sunday, March 4, In the Cameron University Theatre at 3 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for students, senior citizens and military. All Cameron University faculty, students and staff are admitted free with proper identification.

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Cameron University Concert Band to host Lawton High School Band
By janwilli - 2/26/2018

The Cameron University Concert Band will share the stage with the Lawton High School for a combined concert on Thursday, March 1. The performance will start at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior adults. Cameron students, faculty and staff with CU I.D. are admitted at no charge.

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Cameron University to present two one-act plays focusing on the experience of immigrants to America
By janwilli - 2/15/2018

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts continues its 2017-2018 theatre season celebrating “American Identities in the 21st Century” with Maria Irene Fornes’ tragicomedies, “Letters from Cuba” and “Manual for a Desperate Crossing.” These one-act plays will be presented in the Studio Theatre from Thursday, February 22, through Sunday, February 25. The curtain goes up on Thursday, 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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Cameron University earns national ranking for small public colleges with least average debt per borrower
By janwilli - 2/15/2018

Cameron University has been listed among the top 100 small public colleges with the least average debt per borrower, ranking #18 in the nation. The listing was compiled by LendEDU, which utilized Class of 2016 data that was reported by each university. Schools were filtered based on the number of graduates, and only schools with fewer than 800 graduates in the Class of 2016 were considered “small.”

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Cameron University to present CU Empowering Women in Leadership and STEM Conference
By janwilli - 2/13/2018

Cameron University will present CU Empowering Women in Leadership and STEM, a conference aimed at strengthening the leadership skills of women, on Friday, February 23. The keynote address will be presented by internationally renowned senior executive coach Charmaine McClarie. The program is open to the public at no cost and takes place in the McCasland Ballroom in the McMahon Centennial Complex.

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Artwork by Cameron University students, faculty member accepted for national exhibition
By janwilli - 2/14/2018

Artwork by Cameron University students Tiana Buckner, Lanetta Davis, Sarah Enoch, and Kristi Smith and faculty member Katherine Liontas-Warren has been selected for inclusion in the 52nd Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show hosted by Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas. The show, which attracts works by contemporary artists from across the country, is judged by a guest juror of national stature and will be on exhibit from February 16 through May 4 in Del Mar’s Joseph A. Cain Memorial Gallery.

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Cameron University Civic Symphony to be joined by LaSill Optimist Youth Orchestra and Sinfonia
By janwilli - 2/13/2018

The Cameron Civic Symphony is pleased to present a concert in conjunction with the LaSill Optimist Youth Orchestra (LOYO) and Sinfonia on Tuesday, February 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Central Middle School. Admission is free.

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CU@SC brings a Valentine Victorian Tea to Simmons Center
By janwilli - 2/13/2018

Cameron University’s CU@SC program returns to Duncan with “Steeped in History: The Custom of Taking Tea in America” on Sunday, February 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. The event – replete with a traditional high tea with cakes, trifle and finger sandwiches - will be hosted by Dr. Von Underwood and Maureen DuRant in the Rosebud Room of the Simmons Center. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children K-12. CU students, faculty and staff will be admitted for free with valid CU ID. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. To RSVP, call 580-581-2491.

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Cameron University Visiting Writers Series continues with Candace Black
By janwilli - 2/7/2018

The Cameron University Department of English and Foreign Languages continues the Visiting Writers Series with poet and creative nonfiction writer Candace Black on Friday, February 16, at 7 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University observation of Darwin Day to examine fossil plants
By janwilli - 2/7/2018

Dunn will present an overview of his research, “The Division of Populations into Lineages: A Case Study.” He will be speaking about a fossil plant community that is dated between 346 and 359 million years old. Recovered from a coal mining area in southern West Virginia, the collection of fossils includes a diversity of plant species and tissue types. According to Dunn, one of the most interesting of the finds are what appear to be the oldest known examples of plant herbivory on land by insects.

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CU Alumni Association announces CUAA Award honorees and Faculty Hall of Fame inductees
By janwilli - 2/7/2018

The Cameron University Alumni Association is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Young Alumni Awards as well as inductees into the CUAA Faculty Hall of Fame, which will be presented during the university’s homecoming festivities. Barry Beauchamp, Dr. Andrea Montgomery and Gen. (Ret.) Michael Phillips will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards; Jill Griego and Paul Jewell have been named Outstanding Young Alumni. Bernadette Lonzanida and Dr. Michelle Smith will be inducted into the CUAA Faculty Hall of Fame. The awards will be presented during the Aggie Family & Friends Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 10 in the McCasland Ballroom. The Cameron University Alumni Association is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Young Alumni Awards as well as inductees into the CUAA Faculty Hall of Fame, which will be presented during the university’s homecoming festivities. Barry Beauchamp, Dr. Andrea Montgomery and Gen. (Ret.) Michael Phillips will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards; Jill Griego and Paul Jewell have been named Outstanding Young Alumni. Bernadette Lonzanida and Dr. Michelle Smith will be inducted into the CUAA Faculty Hall of Fame. The awards will be presented during the Aggie Family & Friends Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 10 in the McCasland Ballroom.

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Cameron announces Fall 2017 honor rolls
By janwilli - 2/5/2018

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor lists for the Fall 2017 semester. To make the President’s Honor Roll, 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 Honor Roll requires a B average (3.00-3.99).

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