CU selects Acclaimed Aggies for campus recognition

Cameron University has selected CU alumni Dr. Robert Muller, Anna Politano and Adrian Wiggins as Acclaimed Aggies for the Spring 2012 semester. Posters of each featuring highlights of their achievements since graduating from CU will be displayed on campus. Recognition of Acclaimed Aggies was initiated in Fall 2005 to recognize the accomplishments of CU graduates.

“Alumni such as Robert, Anna and Adrian inspire our current students and demonstrate that a Cameron degree is an invaluable tool in the professional world,” says CU President Cindy Ross. “Cameron is rich indeed in the quality and success of our graduates, and we are pleased to recognize the accomplishments of these three outstanding alumni.”  

Dr. Robert Muller, Class of 1998

Dr. Robert MullerA PLUS student, Muller was involved in both the Biology Club and the Chemistry Club, serving as

president of the latter during his senior year. He also participated in intramural sports and served as a student worker for the Department of Physical Sciences. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a minor in Biology in 1998 

Muller attended dental school at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 2002. Upon his graduation from OUHSC, Muller served his general practice residency at Veterans Medical Center in Oklahoma City. In 2003, he joined Dr. Gary Wheatly in his dentistry practice in Lawton. In 2006, Muller opened Muller Family Dentistry. Muller is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and serves on the board of the Oklahoma chapter.

A member of Centenary United Methodist Church, Muller lives in Lawton with his wife, Kimberly, and their two daughters, Madison and Lauren.

Anna Politano, Class of 2005

Anna PolitanoPolitano was a staff writer for the Cameron Collegian from 2001-2004 and served as managing editor of the publication from 2004-2005. She was active in Phi Sigma Iota, the international foreign language honor society, serving as vice president. Politano received a scholarship from the CU Alumni Association and was a member of Phi Kappa Phi. She was also an active member of Cameron Campus Ministry. Politano graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 2005.

Politano is managing editor of Oklahoma Living Magazine, where she manages the overall production content of the publication for print and web. She also coordinates the magazine’s social media presence.

Previously, Politano worked as news editor at the Guthrie News Leader and as communications specialist at Delta Dental of Oklahoma. The Salvador, Brazil native is a member of the Statewide Editors Association (SEA) for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, serving as the chair of SEA’s E-media committee. She is also a member of CrossPointe Church in Crescent where she serves as International Missions Trip Coordinator and an International Missions Teacher.

Politano lives in Guthrie with her husband, Bruno, and their two children, Samuel and Julia.

Adrian Wiggins, Classes of 1995 and 2001

Adrian WigginsA Lawton native, Wiggins was a four-year member of the Aggie baseball squad. He was also a member of the Psychology Club and was an honor roll student. Wiggins was actively involved in the Baptist Student Union as well. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 1995 and a Master of Science in Behavioral Sciences with a concentration in Alternate Studies in 2001.

Wiggins has been the head women’s basketball coach at Fresno State University since 2005. Under his guidance, his teams have become one of the most prolific offensive teams in the country and one of the best defensive and rebounding teams in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC).

Wiggins is the only women’s basketball coach in the history of Fresno State never to have had a losing season. He has been named the WAC Coach of the Year twice and earned the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Region 7 Coach of the Year in 2010. That same year, he was one of eight finalists for National Coach of the Year honors.

Wiggins served as an assistant basketball coach at Lawton High School from 1996-1997 and was promoted to head coach the following year. He served as the head coach of Cameron’s women’s basketball team from 2000-2002.

 He resides in the Fresno, California area with his wife, Heather, and their children, Aubrey and William.

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January 20, 2012

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