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Cameron University Foundation adds new endowed scholarship in memory of E. Virginia Charlson
By janwilli - 7/17/2014

The Cameron University Foundation has added a new endowed scholarship thanks to the generosity of alumnus George Charlson. Charlson has established the E. Virginia Charlson Memorial Endowed Scholarship in honor of his late mother with an endowment of $10,000. The scholarship will benefit students with a military affiliation who are pursuing a degree in business.

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Cameron University to examine “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities” during upcoming Academic Festival
By janwilli - 7/9/2014

Cameron University will examine “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities” in a series of presentations that comprise the university’s ninth Academic Festival, a dynamic, privately funded, year-long symposium that explores a topic worthy of in-depth study. “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities” will present numerous opportunities for the public to gain an understanding of matters surrounding this increasingly important topic. Through a series of presentations by nationally recognized speakers, Cameron will consider several aspects of sustainability, including food and agricultural practices; water and natural resources; sustainability in communities; and practicing a sustainable lifestyle. The presentations will take place throughout the 2014-15 academic year and are open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University names Spring 2014 graduates
By janwilli - 7/8/2014

Cameron University is pleased to announce the names of students who completed graduation requirements at the end of the Spring 2014 semester.

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Huffman named Dean of Cameron University School of Education & Behavioral Sciences
By janwilli - 6/23/2014

Lisa Huffman, Ph.D., has been selected as Cameron University’s Dean of the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences. The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents approved Huffman’s appointment earlier today. Huffman will assume her role as dean effective July 28.

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CU initiatives planned and budget approved for FY15
By janwilli - 6/23/2014

Cameron University’s governing board reviewed major university initiatives for the upcoming year and approved an annual budget of over $50 million for Fiscal Year 2015 during its regularly scheduled meeting today in Ardmore. The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents approved a $50,644,699 operating budget with almost $36 million for student instruction, scholarships and student services during the upcoming academic year.

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Original musical comedy by Cameron professor honored with national award
By janwilli - 6/20/2014

"The Juries," a musical theatre comedy written by Cameron University's Dr. Greg Hoepfner, Professor of Music, has been honored with a Merit Award in the Music Theatre category by the 2014 International Composers' Competition sponsored by the Boston Metro Opera (BMO). With that distinction, "The Juries" will be performed during BMO’s 2014-15 production season. The Merit Award recognizes works that demonstrate unusual content, a unique voice and/or distinctive compositional talent.

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Cameron University announces Spring 2014 honor lists
By janwilli - 6/18/2014

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor lists for the Spring 2014 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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KCCU among first public radio stations now available on iTunes Radio
By janwilli - 6/13/2014

KCCU, Cameron University’s public radio station, is now on iTunes Radio. KCCU was selected as one of the first 42 public radio stations nationwide for the initial product roll-out. KCCU is the first public radio station in Oklahoma to be on iTunes Radio.

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Artwork by Cameron University professor included in invitational exhibit
By janwilli - 6/9/2014

A self-portrait by Cameron University professor of art Katherine Liontas-Warren has been accepted into “Concept Me,” an invitational exhibition sponsored by Mainsite Contemporary Art Gallery in Norman. Liontas-Warren’s piece, “A Pause at the Top of a Leap,” is a 12” x 36” oil on panel. The exhibition opens June 13 and runs through July 12.

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Cameron University endowed scholarship honors the late Tobias Alexander
By janwilli - 6/9/2014

Family and friends of the late Tobias Alexander, a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, have established the 2LT Tobias Alexander Endowed Scholarship in Military Sciences through the Cameron University Foundation. Alexander was a 2011 Cameron graduate who received his commission as a field artillery second lieutenant through Cameron’s Army Reserve Officer Training Course (ROTC).

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Cameron University’s Thomas Labé to present “The Time That Remains” piano recital
By janwilli - 6/2/2014

The Cameron University School of Liberal Arts will present faculty pianist Thomas Labé in concert on Friday, June 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. The program, “The Time That Remains,” will feature music by Edvard Grieg, Franz Schubert and Frederic Chopin. Admission is free.

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Cameron University staff members selected to receive Pickaxe Award
By janwilli - 5/19/2014

Cameron University staff members Kelli Peterson and Alan Purdie are the recipients of the Spring 2014 semester’s Pickaxe Awards, which recognize full-time Cameron employees whose performance is above and beyond expectations. Peterson is the records manager in the Office of the Registrar, and Purdie is the veterans certification specialist in the Office of Veteran Affairs. Each received a $500 stipend and a commemorative award.

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Cameron Army ROTC cadets commissioned as second lieutenants
By janwilli - 5/12/2014

Fifteen graduating seniors from Cameron University's Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program were commissioned as Second Lieutenants (2LT) during a ceremony held at the McCasland Ballroom on the Cameron University campus on May 10.

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Cameron University Department of Theatre Arts celebrates student achievement with awards ceremony
By janwilli - 5/9/2014

Cameron University’s Department of Theatre Arts recently wrapped up its 2013-14 season, “A Year of Classics,” with an award ceremony celebrating student accomplishment.

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Cameron University School of Business names 2014 Distinguished Graduates
By janwilli - 5/9/2014

The Cameron University School of Business has announced the first recipients of its Distinguished Graduate awards. John O’Brien, Lawton, and Karin Knapp-Parham, Seoul, South Korea, have been named as the honorees. Faculty members from the School of Business selected the two after reviewing the academic achievements of master’s candidates who completed degree requirements during Summer 2013, Fall 2013 or Spring 2014.

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Cameron University accounting students receive Outstanding Student Award from Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants
By janwilli - 5/8/2014

Two Cameron University accounting students were honored with the 2013-14 Outstanding Student Award by the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA). Andrea Dollarhite, Jenks, and Karilee Gruenberg, Eldon, Mo., were recognized for their outstanding academic and co-curricular activities.

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Cameron University art camps develop creativity
By janwilli - 5/7/2014

The Cameron University Department of Art will host two summer camps for children, with multiple sessions available. Creative Expressions Summer Art Camp is geared toward children ranging from age 6 to 12, and the Fine Arts Summer Art Institute is for children ages 13 to 18. Both are co-sponsored by VSA arts of Oklahoma. To register, contact the Cameron University Department of Art, 581-2450; Sue Bolton, or 581-2452; or Edna McMillan,

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Cameron University Department of Physical Sciences honors students with awards
By janwilli - 5/6/2014

Cameron University’s Department of Physical Sciences honored students with awards and scholarships during a recent celebration of achievement.

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KCCU wins awards from two media organizations
By janwilli - 5/5/2014

KCCU, Cameron University’s public radio station, has been honored for outstanding journalism with awards for work completed in 2013 by news director Clinton Wieden.

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CETES Tech Night to present “Augmented Reality and Its Impact”
By janwilli - 5/2/2014

The Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies (CETES) at Cameron University presents Tech Night on Tuesday, May 6, at 6 p.m. This month’s presentation features Steve Abbott, founder and CEO of Kinectic Input, who will offer a look at “Augmented Reality and Its Impact.” The session will take place in the Sarkeys Conference Room (207) at CETES. Tech Night is open to the public at no charge and provides a networking opportunity for people interested in different technologies and their applications. Please RSVP by calling 581-5447.

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Cameron University Department of Music recognizes students during annual awards ceremony
By janwilli - 5/2/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music celebrated the achievements of its students during a recent ceremony by presenting individual awards and recognizing 2014 graduates.

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Cameron University graduating class of 2014 filled with inspirational stories
By janwilli - 5/2/2014

Cameron University will honor the class of 2014 during its annual Commencement ceremony at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 9, at Cameron Stadium in Lawton. Bill W. Burgess, Jr., the first Cameron alumnus to be appointed to the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents, will deliver the Commencement address. For many, Commencement represents more than earning a degree. It serves as a personal milestone for achievement and overcoming adversity. Included below are stories of personal accomplishment of a few graduates from the class of 2014.

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Cameron University to celebrate master’s graduates at annual hooding ceremony
By janwilli - 5/2/2014

Cameron University will honor students who have completed requirements for a master’s degree at the 10th annual CU Hooding Ceremony on Thursday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. Master’s candidates Kellie Barnes, Newcastle, and Sean Buchanan, Weatherford, will speak on behalf of this year’s slate of graduate recipients. The ceremony will take place in Aggie Gym. A pre-ceremony reception for graduates and their guests will place from 5 to 6 p.m. on the north side of Aggie Gym.

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Cameron University chapter of Delta Sigma Pi officially chartered; members inducted
By janwilli - 4/30/2014

The Cameron University chapter of Delta Sigma Pi, an international fraternity for business majors, was officially chartered during a recent ceremony which also saw the induction of 27 students as founding members. Cameron’s Sigma Chi chapter grew out of the Alpha Eta Omega Colony, established in February 2012 when 20 business students signed a letter of intent. After meeting the pre-requisites of community service projects, professional activities, sponsored events, and number of members, the colony submitted a petition to charter a collegiate chapter, which was approved by the Delta Sigma Pi National Board of Directors. Dr. Roxanne Gooch, Associate Professor of Accounting, serves as the chapter’s faculty advisor.

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Cameron University Communication Department honors students with awards
By janwilli - 5/1/2014

Cameron University’s Department of Communication honored students during its annual awards ceremony. Awards were presented in numerous categories.

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Safety and inclement weather outlined for Cameron Commencement
By janwilli - 5/1/2014

Cameron University’s annual Commencement ceremony is scheduled for Friday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Stadium. Bill W. Burgess, Jr., the first Cameron alumnus to be appointed to the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents, will deliver the Commencement address. Cameron officials encourage graduates, their families and friends, and all visitors to arrive at least 30 minutes early to facilitate a seamless entry into the stadium. Gates open at 6 p.m. Ample parking is available on campus. Chilled water will be available free of charge.

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Cameron University business students inducted into Delta Mu Delta honor society
By janwilli - 4/30/2014

Cameron University’s Iota Sigma chapter of the Delta Mu Delta (DMD) International Honor Society in Business inducted 31 new members in early April. Delta Mu Delta recognizes and encourages academic excellence to create a DMD community that fosters the well-being of its individual members and the business community through lifetime membership.

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Cameron University behavioral sciences students claim honors at state and regional conferences
By janwilli - 4/30/2014

Cameron University behavioral sciences students Jacob Jardel, Jackie Hall and Leanne Pareles were honored with awards at recent meetings of the Oklahoma Psychological Society and the Southwestern Psychological Association.

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Cameron sponsors Summer Food Service Program
By janwilli - 4/30/2014

Cameron University is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), by providing meals to all eligible children, aged 18 and younger, at no charge. From May 27 to June 27, Upward Bound meals will be provided in the Cameron University cafeteria, located in the Shepler Tower at 2800 West Gore. Meals will be served Monday through Friday, as follows: Breakfast: 8:15 – 8:55 a.m..; Lunch: 12:30 – 1:40 p.m.; Supper, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

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Artwork by Cameron University students accepted for exhibition
By janwilli - 4/29/2014

Artwork by Cameron University students Ashley Brown, Manda Shae Dickinson and Amanda Lenhardt has been accepted for Biting the Apple 2014: Man Made, sponsored by Individual Artists of Oklahoma. The art exhibit is part of IAO’s annual erotic arts show which includes live musical entertainment. Biting the Apple 2014 takes place from May 2-3 at IAO, located at 706 W. Sheridan in Oklahoma City.

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Cameron students at commencement

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