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Cameron University earns six awards at annual college public relations contest
By janwilli - 7/16/2015

Cameron University took home six awards during the annual Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA) summer conference.

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Cameron University President’s Partners adds 25 new members during 25th anniversary year
By janwilli - 7/15/2015

Cameron University’s President’s Partners program wrapped up its 25th anniversary year with the addition of 25 new members. Launched in 1989 with 100 charter members, President’s Partners continues to play a significant role in the university’s fundraising initiatives. The addition of 25 members in one year is the largest membership increase in the history of the program.

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Cameron’s Zombie Con 2015 to benefit American Red Cross
By janwilli - 7/15/2015

Are you ready for the Zombie Apocalypse? Join students from the Cameron University Department of History and Government as they present Zombie Con 2015, a supply drive benefitting the American Red Cross. The event takes place on Tuesday, July 21 in the CETES Conference Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Apply to Cameron University by July 31 to become an Early Aggie
By janwilli - 7/10/2015

Cameron University is encouraging the high school class of 2016 to become an “Early Aggie” by applying for admission now for Summer or Fall 2016. Those participating in the Early Aggie program will pay no application fee and will receive an exclusive #Aggie2020 t-shirt. The deadline to qualify is Friday, July 31, 2015. Applicants must be admitted by August 31. For more information, go to www.cameron.edu/earlyaggie.

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Cameron announces Spring 2015 honor lists
By janwilli - 6/25/2015

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor lists for the Spring 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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Ninette Carter named Cameron University Vice President for Business and Finance
By janwilli - 6/24/2015

Cameron University controller Ninette Carter has been selected as Vice President for Business and Finance, following the retirement of Glen Pinkston, who held the position since 2003. The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents approved Carter’s appointment earlier today. Carter will assume the role effective July 1, 2015.

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CU initiatives planned and budget approved for 2015-2016
By janwilli - 6/24/2015

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 2016 during its regularly scheduled meeting today in Norman. The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents approved a $50,815,526 operating budget with more than $38 million for student instruction, academic support, student scholarships and student services during the upcoming academic year.

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Cameron University Department of Music presents free concert by Bella Voce
By janwilli - 6/23/2015

The Cameron University Department of Music will present "Songs of Delight" featuring Bella Voce, an all-female vocal ensemble. The concert will take place on Tuesday, June 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Admission is free; seating is limited to the first 80 patrons.

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Cameron summer camps are in session!
By janwilli - 6/19/2015

Cameron offers a variety of summer camps for kids of all ages!

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Enroll now for Fall 2015!
By janwilli - 6/19/2015

Enrollment for the Fall 2015 semester continues!

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Sen. Don Barrington honored by State Regents
By janwilli - 6/12/2015

Senator Don Barrington of Lawton was presented with the Distinguished Service Award by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education (OSRHE) and the Council of College and University Presidents at a ceremony on the Cameron University campus earlier today. OSRHE Chancellor Glen D. Johnson and Cameron University President John McArthur spoke of Senator Barrington’s leadership on behalf of higher education. The Distinguished Service Award honors Senator Barrington for his strong stance against concealed weapons on college campuses, his support of higher education funding and Cameron University, and his support of providing services specifically for veterans at Oklahoma’s higher education institutions.

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Cameron University to present undergraduate science workshop for Native American college students
By janwilli - 5/14/2015

The Cameron University School of Science and Technology will provide an eight-week summer science workshop for Native American college undergraduates who are majoring in STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, computer science and related fields). The workshop, which is made possible through a grant from the National Science Foundation, will take place from June 1 to July 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. In addition, the workshop includes four day-long field trips on Fridays. The workshop is open to students from any college or university. Applications are available in Sciences Complex Room 140 or by calling (580) 581-2308. The registration deadline is May 27; registration is limited to six participants. Participants must be a registered member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe.

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Cameron University to present political polling expert Ed Goeas
By janwilli - 5/11/2015

Cameron University will present political polling expert Ed Goeas (pronounced Go-az), a former Cameron political science major, on Wednesday, May 20 at 5:30 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. A nationally known leader in the political polling field, Goeas will speak on the bipartisan science and technology of political polling. He will take questions following his presentation, which is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University staff members selected to receive Pickaxe Award
By janwilli - 5/8/2015

Cameron University staff members Sean Delcamp and Renee Roach are the recipients of the Spring 2015 semester’s Pickaxe Awards, which recognize full-time Cameron employees whose performance is above and beyond expectations. Delcamp is the Storeroom/Waste coordinator for the Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering, and Roach is the Assistant Registrar. Each received a $500 stipend and a commemorative award.

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Horinek named Cameron University Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success
By janwilli - 5/7/2015

Jon Horinek, a 2003 Cameron University graduate, has been selected as the university’s first Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success. The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents approved Horinek’s appointment earlier today. Horinek will assume his role effective May 19, 2015.

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Cameron University launches “CU Summer,” offering tuition waiver to recent concurrent students for Summer 2015
By janwilli - 5/6/2015

Cameron University is pleased to announce “CU Summer,” an initiative that will provide financial support for 2015 high school graduates who were concurrently enrolled during their senior year for the Summer 2015 semester. Summer classes begin on Monday, June 1.

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Cameron University graduating class of 2015 filled with inspirational stories
By janwilli - 5/4/2015

Cameron University will honor the class of 2015 during its annual Commencement ceremony at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 8, at Cameron Stadium. Actor/environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr. 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 2015.

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Cameron University accounting students receive Outstanding Student Award from Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants
By janwilli - 4/30/2015

Four Cameron University accounting students have been honored with the 2014-15 Outstanding Student Award by the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA). Amanda Barkheimer, Duncan; Lindsey Billen, Faxon; Ashley Brinck, Lawton, and Monica Martin, Lawton, were each recognized for outstanding academic and co-curricular activities.

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Cameron students named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities
By janwilli - 4/27/2015

More than 60 students from Cameron University have been named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, a highly regarded and long-standing honors program that has recognized outstanding campus leaders for their scholastic and community achievements for more than 60 years.

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Cameron University student organization provides endowment to establish Sylvia M. Burgess Service Award
By janwilli - 4/20/2015

Cameron University has established the Sylvia M. Burgess Service Award, thanks to a $15,000 endowment provided by the Cameron University School of Business and the Cameron chapter of Enactus, a student organization comprised of students, business leaders, and academic leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. The Sylvia M. Burgess Service Award is named in honor of Dr. Sylvia M. Burgess, a member of the Cameron faculty who serves as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, and who is a former faculty advisor for Students in Free Enterprise, now known as Enactus.

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Cameron University earns Tree Campus USA® designation for second year
By janwilli - 3/2/2015

Cameron University has earned designation as a Tree Campus USA® for the second consecutive year. The national program, launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

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Cameron University earns ranking on list of Most Affordable 4-Year Online Programs
By janwilli - 12/16/2014

Cameron University has earned a ranking in BestColleges.com’s list of Most Affordable 4-Year Online Programs, which ranks undergraduate programs across the country. Cameron is ranked #13 among the 50 ranked institutions and is the highest-ranked institution in the state of Oklahoma. The rankings are based on tuition rates for 12 credit-hours of online study. Mandatory fees are not included in the tabulation.

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Write:  Office of Public Affairs
             Cameron University
             2800 W. Gore Blvd.
             Lawton, OK 73505

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Phone: 580.581.2211

Fax: 580.581.2867

Email: publicaffairs@cameron.edu

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