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Cameron University students present research at statewide conference
By janwilli - 3/9/2016

Cameron University students Sandra Forman, Brandon Ingerson and Katie Taylor recently presented their research findings at the 6th Annual Take Root Conference. The students are members of Student Advocates for Political Action (SAPA), a student organization that strives to raise awareness on political topics and gain involvement through information, activities, and community outreach. The theme for the conference was “Red State Perspectives on Reproductive Justice.”

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Cameron Speech and Debate team returns from state tournament with numerous state championships
By janwilli - 3/9/2016

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 11 schools from a three-state area.

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Cameron University Foundation establishes Loren & Rebecca McKeown Endowed Scholarship
By janwilli - 3/9/2016

The Cameron University Foundation is pleased to add a new scholarship opportunity with the creation of the Loren and Rebecca McKeown Endowed Scholarship in English. The endowment is made possible by a gift of $25,000 from retired Cameron faculty member Dr. Loren McKeown and his wife Rebecca. The scholarship will benefit full-time Cameron students who have declared English as their major.

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Cameron University closing for Spring Break; Aggie Rec Center, Library set special hours
By janwilli - 3/7/2016

Cameron University will mark the midpoint of the semester with Spring Break from March 14-18. There will be no classes 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 21.

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Cameron University’s Dr. Hardy Jones to be featured at Second Sunday Poetry Reading
By janwilli - 3/7/2016

Cameron University’s Dr. Hardy Jones, Associate Professor in the Department of English and Foreign Languages, will be the featured reader at Second Sunday Poetry on Sunday, March 13. Jones will read from his second book, “People of the Good God.” The free reading begins at 2 p.m. at The Depot, 200 South Jones Ave. in Norman. Light refreshments will be served.

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Cameron University to present ethics lecture focusing on Texas post office murals
By janwilli - 3/7/2016

The Cameron University Department of English and Foreign Languages will present “Pragmatism and Painting: The Texas Post Office Murals and New Deal Ethic,” featuring guest speaker Dr. Bryan Wheeler. The event, which is open to the public at no charge, will take place on Thursday, March 10 at 7 p.m. in the Buddy Green Room of the McMahon Centennial Complex.

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Cameron University students to present research during community event at The Percolator
By janwilli - 3/7/2016

Six students from Cameron University’s Global Political Economy Course will present their poster research projects on Thursday, March 10 between 5 and 7 p.m. at The Percolator, located at 605 SW E Avenue in Lawton. Courtney Barden, Alexius Bennett, Chelsi Chaffin, David Dunnell, Katie Taylor and Cody Walsh will be on hand to answer questions about their individual research projects. The presentations are open to the public, who will discover new data about sushi, vinyl records, tea, massively multiplayer online games, grapes, and cosmetics.

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Cameron University Students Win ADDY Awards; Bring Home First-Ever Gold Award
By janwilli - 3/2/2016

When 11 Cameron University advertising students journeyed to the recent 50th Annual American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) sponsored by the Oklahoma City Ad Club, they did so as nominees. When the evening ended, they were award winners. Two television commercials produced as part of an ad campaign for the Red River Best Chevy Dealers were honored with Addy Awards, with one being named Best Of University and moving on to the regional competition. The commercials were produced as a class assignment in Dr. Theresa Billiot’s advertising class during the Fall 2015 semester.

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Cameron University/Lawton Community Band and Cameron University/Lawton Civic Chorale to present concert
By janwilli - 3/2/2016

The Cameron University/Lawton Community Band and the Cameron University/Lawton Civic Chorale will take the stage for a combined concert on Sunday, March 6, at 3 p.m. in the Cameron 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 Alumni Association Names Outstanding Aggies of Tomorrow
By janwilli - 2/24/2016

The Cameron University Alumni Association (CUAA) has named four current Cameron students as Outstanding Aggie of Tomorrow during the university’s recent homecoming festivities. Students Akinola Akinlawon, Kelsee Monroe, Rebekah Pullicar and Jared Stokes each received the Outstanding Aggie of Tomorrow award during the CUAA Family and Friends award luncheon.

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Cameron University students represent the nation of Chad during Midwest Model United Nations 56th Session
By janwilli - 2/24/2016

Six Cameron University students recently participated in the Midwest Model United Nations 56th Session in St. Louis, Mo. The Cameron contingent participated as the delegation from the nation of Chad during four days of competition. Midwest Model UN is an annual conference that serves as a forum for college students to learn about international affairs, diplomacy and teamwork. Jennifer Grimm, a freshman political science major, received the Michael Stevens Shower Memorial Model U.N. Scholarship for her essay on women in the U.N.

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Cameron University Speech and Debate team continues competition season
By janwilli - 2/24/2016

Cameron University’s Speech and Debate team has continued its competition season with participation in two recent tournaments. The team headed to the Gorlok Gala in St. Louis, Mo., in late January, then traveled to the Border Wars tournament in Salina, Kans., in early February.

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Cameron University Concert Band performance to feature Elgin High School Band and CU Concert Choir
By janwilli - 2/23/2016

When the Cameron University Concert Band takes the stage on Thursday, March 3, the ensemble will be joined by the Elgin High School Band and the Cameron University Concert Choir. 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 Civic Symphony and LaSill Optimist Youth Orchestra plan combined concert
By janwilli - 2/23/2016

The Cameron University Civic Symphony will present an evening of music featuring a special appearance by the LaSill Optimist Youth Orchestra (LOYO) on Tuesday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. 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.

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Cameron University Department of Music to present Spring Choral Concert
By janwilli - 2/22/2016

The Cameron University Department of Music will present a Spring Choral Concert featuring the Cameron University Concert Choir, the Cameron University Women’s Ensemble, and the Centennial Singers on Thursday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students/senior citizens. Cameron faculty, staff and students are admitted free with CU ID. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

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Cameron University to present free screening of Academy Award nominated film “Inside Out”
By janwilli - 2/17/2016

Two Cameron University student organizations, the Programming Activities Council (PAC) and Psi Chi, will sponsor a screening of the award-winning Disney/Pixar feature film “Inside Out” on Friday, February 26. The film will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex and will be followed by a presentation by Doris Langston, LCSW, RPT-S, CHT. Langston will present information and insights for parents on how to help their children identify and express their emotions. Activities for children will be available following the film. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University Guitar Ensemble to present concert
By janwilli - 2/16/2016

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the CU Guitar Ensemble in concert on Monday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Featured guitarists are Trevor Campbell, Hannah Esquer and William Herrara, Lawton; Tyler Farmer, Geronimo; Samuel Phillips, Sallisaw; and Wesley Stafford, Gulfport, Miss. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students, members of the military and senior citizens. Proceeds from the concert will support music student scholarships. 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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Cameron University Business Research Center to host business forum on state and regional economy
By janwilli - 2/9/2016

Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess, Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will host a business forum on the state and regional economy on Thursday, February 18, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The keynote speaker will be Megan Williams, Associate Economist, Oklahoma City Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. She will present “U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Update: Oil Price Worries.” The forum is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron announces Fall 2015 honor lists
By janwilli - 2/8/2016

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor lists for the Fall 2015 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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CU@SC: Cameron University Department of Art Annual Student Art Exhibition 2016 set for Simmons Center
By janwilli - 2/5/2016

The CU@SC series returns to the Simmons Center with the Cameron University Department of Art Annual Student Art Exhibition beginning on Thursday, February 11. The exhibition will open at 6 p.m. with a gallery talk at 6:30 p.m. and a reception for the artists at 7 p.m.

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Cameron University New Music Festival to feature free concert by film composer Craig Richey
By janwilli - 2/5/2016

Film score composer Craig Richey will headline Cameron University’s New Music Festival, presented by the CU Department of Music, on Tuesday February 9, at 7:30 p.m. The concert takes place in the McCutcheon Recital Hall, located in the Music Building of the Louise D. McMahon Fine Arts Complex and is open to the public at no charge. Cameron’s New Music Festival is made possible by Cameron University Lectures and Concerts Series.

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Cameron University music students named to Oklahoma Intercollegiate Honors Band
By janwilli - 2/5/2016

Six Cameron University students were named to the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Honor Band by the Oklahoma Music Educators Association (OMEA). Mariama Abramson and Derik Daubenspeck, Cache; Braden Hatch and Kenneth Williams, Lawton; Gus Echols, Duncan; and Tyler Reeves, Denton, Texas, were honored with selection to the prestigious group. They joined more than 100 students from colleges and universities throughout Oklahoma to perform at OMEA’s annual winter conference in late January.

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Cameron’s 19th Annual Red River Expo prepares job seekers for success
By janwilli - 2/3/2016

Cameron University’s Office of Career Services presents the 19th Annual Red River Career Expo, an event which provides an opportunity for all students, military personnel and residents of southwest Oklahoma to meet with national, regional and local employers. A wide-range of career fields, including health care, telecommunications, marketing, engineering, information technology, sales and more, will be represented. The Red River Career Expo takes place on Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Aggie Rec Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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It’s “Game On!” for Cameron University Homecoming 2016
By janwilli - 2/2/2016

It’s “Game On” for Cameron University alumni, friends and supporters who will gather on the CU campus for the university’s Homecoming 2016 celebration. On Friday, February 19, and Saturday, February 20, alumni and visitors can experience a variety of Cameron homecoming traditions, including the Homecoming Chuck Wagon Cook-off and Tailgate Party, men’s and women’s basketball games, the seventh annual Aggie Family Fun Run, presentation of the annual Cameron University Alumni Association Awards, the annual Athletics Hall of Fame banquet and a new event, Family Fun in the ARC. Aggie Homecoming activities kick off on Monday, February 15 with a variety of activities and events for CU students. To pre-register for events and to see a complete list of activities for students, alumni and supporters, go to www.cameron.edu/homecoming.

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Cameron University announces housing, board rates for 2016-17
By janwilli - 1/28/2016

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 2016-17 academic year. Housing rates will remain unchanged while the new board rates are effective August 1, 2016.

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Cameron University Foundation establishes Davis Family Endowed Lectureship
By janwilli - 1/28/2016

Following approval by the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents earlier today, the Cameron University Foundation has established the Davis Family Endowed Lectureship in Communication. The endowment is made possible thanks to a gift from the Don C. Davis family and the Brewer Trust. Cameron will now seek matching funds from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education for this endowment.

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Public invited to Lawton-Fort Sill ceremony proclaiming African-American Heritage Month
By janwilli - 1/25/2016

Members of the public are invited to the annual ceremony kicking off African-American Heritage Month in the Lawton-Fort Sill community. Cameron University will host the ceremony on Monday, February 1 at 6 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. Following remarks by guest speaker Dr. Marco Columbus, Associate Professor of Education, Mayor Fred Fitch will sign the official proclamation declaring February 2016 as African-American Heritage Month (also known as Black History Month).

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Cameron University’s Dr. Ioannis Argyros publishes new mathematics textbook
By janwilli - 1/22/2016

Cameron University’s Dr. Ioannis Argyros, professor of mathematical sciences, is the co-author of a new mathematics textbook, “Intelligent Numerical Methods: Applications to Fractional Calculus.” The 422-page volume has been published by Springer Verlag as part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence series. Argyros co-authored the book with Dr. Dr. George A. Anastassiou from the University of Memphis.

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Cameron University to hold auditions for musical theatre production, “The Pajama Game”
By janwilli - 1/22/2016

The Cameron University Departments of Theatre Arts and Music will continue its season of “Celebrating the Magic of the Classics!” with auditions for the musical comedy, “The Pajama Game.” Auditions will be held on Sunday, February 7, at 2 p.m. and on Monday, February 8, at 7 p.m. in the University Theatre. Those auditioning should bring a memorized song from a Broadway musical along with the appropriate sheet music or an accompanying cd without vocals. Numerous roles are available.

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Cameron University American Marketing Association to present “Marketing Your Business on a Small Budget” workshop
By janwilli - 1/21/2016

The Cameron University American Marketing Association, a student organization, is pleased to present “Market Your Business on a Small Budget” on Tuesday, February 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The presentation will be made by Dr. Theresa Billiot, assistant professor of marketing in the CU School of Business and will include information on increasing sales on a small marketing budget, with tips designed for businesses of any size. The cost to attend is $25; payment will be accepted on-site. Seating is limited, so attendees are asked to pre-register online at http://www.cameron.edu/business/american-marketing-association.

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