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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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Cameron University Festival X Reading Series continues with Oklahoma Poet Laureate Jeanetta Calhoun Mish
By janwilli - 2/5/2018

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 Thursday, February 15, with Oklahoma Poet Laureate Jeanetta Calhoun Mish. The award-winning poet 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’s 21st Annual Red River Expo prepares job seekers for success
By janwilli - 2/5/2018

Cameron University’s Office of Student Development presents the 21st 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, accounting, business/financial management, marketing, engineering, information technology, sales, law enforcement, and more, will be represented. The Red River Career Expo takes place on Thursday, February 15 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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Cameron University to bring CU Become a Teacher workshops to Frederick and Lawton
By janwilli - 1/31/2018

Cameron University’s popular CU Become a Teacher workshops come to Frederick and Lawton to assist area residents who are interested in entering the teaching field. The free, specialized workshops focus on the multiple pathways for becoming a teacher. CU Become a Teacher comes to Lawton on Monday, February 19, at the CETES Conference Center on the CU campus. The Frederick workshop takes place on Thursday, March 1, at the Frederick High School Library. Each session runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. There is no charge to attend, but pre-registration is requested as a meal will be served to those who pre-register. To register online, go to http://www.cameron.edu/cu-become-a-teacher and click on “Online Registration.” For more information, email CUTeach@cameron.edu or call 580-581-2320.

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Free concert to feature guest vocalist Amelia D’Arcy and pianist Hyunsoon Whang
By janwilli - 1/31/2018

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present “Romanticism in Transition” featuring guest soprano Amelia D’Arcy and Hyunsoon Whang on piano on Thursday, February 8 at 7:30 p.m. The concert takes place in the University Theatre. The event is sponsored by Cameron University Lectures and Concerts and is open to the public at no charge.

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Free tickets now available as Cameron University continues Academic Festival X with Gen. (Ret.) Jack Keane
By janwilli - 1/26/2018

Cameron University’s tenth Academic Festival, “American Identities in the 21st Century,” continues with a presentation by General (Ret.) Jack Keane on Tuesday, February 27. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place in Aggie Gym. Gen. Keane will speak in conjunction with the Festival X sub-theme of “America’s Place in the World: Power, Diplomacy and Commerce.” 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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Cameron University Homecoming 2018 to feature variety of activities for alumni and community members
By janwilli - 1/26/2018

Cameron University’s 2018 Homecoming celebration, “An Aggie Fairytale,” will offer alumni, friends and supporters a multitude of opportunities to gather on the CU campus. On Friday, February 9, and Saturday, February 10, alumni and visitors can experience a variety of Cameron homecoming traditions, including the Homecoming Chuck Wagon Cook-out and Tailgate Party, men’s and women’s basketball games, the ninth annual Aggie Family Fun Run, presentation of the annual Cameron University Alumni Association Awards, the annual Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Family Fun in the Aggie Rec Center (ARC) and more. Aggie Homecoming activities kick off on Monday, February 5 with a variety of activities and events for CU students. To see a complete list of weekend activities and to register for the CUAA Awards Dinner, go to http://homecoming.cameronrsvp.com.

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Proposed program changes to Cameron University academic programs reflect trends in communication field
By janwilli - 1/25/2018

Proposed substantive program changes to some Cameron University academic programs have been approved by the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents. The proposed changes will now be forwarded to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education for consideration.

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