Diversity Affairs Organizations

  • CU Connect
    • CU Connect is a support program designed to help students reach their academic goals by providing the tools and resources needed for success. The program seeks to create a “family away from home” environment to help students reach their academic potential. The program is set up to have freshmen students mentored by a current CU student. Some of the benefits to joining include:  

      • To have opportunities to develop relationships with upperclassmen
      • To have a resource of invaluable information necessary to accomplish academic and other personal goals
      • To have someone to share college experiences with and to know that you are not alone during your stay at Cameron University 
      • To be confident about your success by knowing you have a peer who will support and encourage you academically and socially
      • To learn more about scholarships, research, and internships
  • Diversity Diplomats
    • The Cameron University Diversity Diplomats are for students that are dedicated to serving and representing the Office of Student Development - Diversity Affairs, its programs, and its mission. Selected Diversity Diplomats will help host official functions, act as student liaisons to various communities/units the office serves. Diplomats will assist with events like our Diversity Celebration, Disability Awareness event and Women's History Month. This organization is open to all students and participants must complete an extensive training session on diversity and social justice. Our goal is to continue to appreciate and celebrate the rich diversity on the CU campus.

2014 Cameron University Diversity Diplomats

Qualifications for Membership:

  • All applicants must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average and must be in good standing with the   university. 
  • Exhibit academic excellence, strong communication skills both verbal and written, leadership skills, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Be willing to serve and represent the Office of Student Development - Diversity Affairs and interface with the many communities which the University serves.
  • Be enrolled and be able to represent the Office of Student Development - Diversity Affairs in a credible manner throughout the entire school year.
  • Be able to attend scheduled mandatory training and agree to the time commitment to fulfill Diplomat duties.


Responsibilities of Diversity Diplomats - Diversity Diplomats must:

  • Attend all scheduled meetings.
  • Assist at designated Office of Student Development - Diversity Affairs sponsored events.
  • Assist other student organizations, as appropriate.
  • Be responsible to their advisor and the Office of Student Development - Diversity Affairs.

Benefits of Diplomats:

  • Diplomats will be the “face” and “voice” of student diversity at CU
  • Diplomats will have an essential role in expanding diversity initiatives on campus
  • Diplomats will help provide a healthy and positive environment for students
  • Diplomats will have the opportunity to build their resume and establish references
  • Diplomats will be able to build networks, develop professional leadership and enhance organizational skills
  • Diplomats will receive hands on experience conducting workshops and facilitating discussions
If you are interested in joining either of these organizations or if you would like more information, please contact Taylor Thompson, Coordinator of Diversity Affairs, at 580-581-2209 or tthompso@cameron.edu.

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Contact Info

North Shepler 314
2800 W. Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK 73505
(580) 581-2209 voice
(580) 581-2564 fax