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Employers invited to participate in Cameron University’s Red River Career Expo
By janwilli - 11/13/2018

Cameron University is inviting employers to participate in the 22nd annual Red River Career Expo, scheduled for Thursday, February 21 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. in the Aggie Rec Center. The event will provide participating companies with the opportunity to recruit new employees, as community members, CU students, military families and more will be on site to meet with national, regional and local employers. All career fields are encouraged to participate. Higher education institutions are also welcome to attend. To register as a vendor, call 580-581-2209 or email hirecameronaggies@cameron.edu. Vendors who register by December 28 will receive an early-bird discount of $200. After December 28, the cost to register is $250.

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Redlands, Cameron agreement expected to boost number of agriculture degrees in western Oklahoma
By janwilli - 11/9/2018

Redlands Community College and Cameron University have entered into an agreement that will enable agriculture majors at Redlands who earn associate degrees to more easily work toward bachelor’s degrees at Cameron.

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Cameron University to present domestic comedy “Living Together”
By janwilli - 11/6/2018

Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts continues its 2018-2019 theatre season, celebrating “Where Everything Comes Together,” with Alan Ayckbourn’s “Living Together.” The domestic comedy, set in 1975, will be presented in the Studio Theatre from November 15-18. 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 piano and vocal students join forces to present Soirée Xa: Duets and Love Songs
By janwilli - 11/6/2018

Cameron University piano students will be joined by vocal students to present “Soirée Xa: Duets and Love Songs” on Monday, November 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for senior/military/non-Cameron students. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted free with CU I.D.

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Cameron University’s Country Jazz Fusion returns for 38th annual concert
By janwilli - 11/6/2018

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the 38th annual Country/Jazz Fusion Concert on Tuesday, November 13, with special guest Bobby Flores and the Wagon Wheels Trio. A multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, arranger and vocalist, Flores will perform with the Cameron University Jazz Ensemble and the Cameron University/ Lawton Community Jazz Ensemble. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is free. The concert is made possible by Cameron University Lectures and Concerts.

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Cameron University’s 31st Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference to focus on “Federal Farm Policy Update”
By janwilli - 11/5/2018

Cameron University will present its 31st Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference on Thursday, November 15, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Amy D. Hagerman, State Specialist in Agriculture and Food Policy and Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University. Hagerman will provide on update on Federal farm policy. The conference will start with dinner at 6 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. There is no charge to attend.

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Cameron University Veterans Day observation to honor members of the Armed Forces with guest speaker, Remembrance Roll Call, American flag display and more
By janwilli - 11/5/2018

Cameron University will participate in the national observance of Veterans Day 2018 with a series of events to honor both active duty and retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces. On Monday, November 12, the Comanche Battalion, Cameron’s Army ROTC unit, will post the colors at 1 p.m., to start the Veterans Day Observance. Following a performance of the National Anthem s, those in attendance will be asked to observe a minute of silence to honor our nation’s veterans and active duty service men and women. Cameron will continue the tradition of participating in the National Remembrance Roll Call with a reading of the names of those lives lost since last Veterans Day. CU is honored to host Major General Wilson A. Shoffner, Jr., Commanding General, Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill, who will speak about the significance of Veterans Day. This event is open to the public and takes place in Veterans Grove, located on the north side of Howell Hall. Veterans from all branches of the Armed Forces are invited to attend.

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Cameron University welcomes veterans, active military and dependents to Veterans Resource Fair
By janwilli - 10/31/2018

In conjunction with the national observance of Veterans Day, Cameron University’s Office of Veterans Affairs will host 23 organizations that offer assistance to veterans, military service members and their dependents with information regarding various services available. The CU Veterans Resource Fair will be held Wednesday, November 7, and Thursday, November 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first floor of the McMahon Centennial Complex.

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New Cameron University endowed scholarship to benefit Native American students
By janwilli - 10/31/2018

The Cameron University Foundation has established the Ethel Marie Gibson Endowed Scholarship in Biology and Health Science, thanks to the generosity of Tracie and John Davis. The couple chose to establish the endowment to honor the late Marie Gibson Tuck, Mrs. Davis’ mother. Prior to her marriage, Marie Gibson attended Cameron State Agricultural College, where she played basketball. The scholarship will benefit Native American students at CU who are pursuing a degree in one of the science disciplines. Preference will be given to student athletes and to Chickasaw and Choctaw tribal members. Recipients may retain the scholarship throughout degree completion for up to eight semesters.

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Lawton Farmers Market returns to Cameron University for winter months
By janwilli - 10/26/2018

The Lawton Farmers Market, an initiative of the Southwest Growers Association, will return to Cameron University for the winter months beginning on Saturday, November 3. The winter market will operate each Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., continuing through the end of March 2019 in Cameron’s Animal Sciences Building. The building is located on the west side of the 900 block of SW 38th Street. Parking is available on the south side of the building. For more information, visit www.lawtonfarmersmarket.com or email lawtonfarmersmarket@yahoo.com

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Cameron announces Summer 2018 honor rolls
By janwilli - 10/26/2018

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor rolls for the Summer 2018 semester. To make the President’s Honor Roll, undergraduate students must be enrolled full-time (carrying at least six hours of classes) and maintain a straight-A (4.0) average. The Dean’s Honor Roll requires a B (3.00-3.99) average.

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Cameron University Concert Choir and MacArthur High School Choir invite you to “Fall Into Music”
By janwilli - 10/23/2018

The Cameron University Concert Choir and special guest the MacArthur High School Choir will present “Fall Into Music,” a joint concert on Tuesday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted at no charge with proper identification.

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Community members invited to Fright Week activities at Cameron University
By janwilli - 10/23/2018

Fright Week is coming to Cameron University, with a series of community-friendly, spooktacular events that will be fun for the entire family! Sponsored by CU’s Programming Activities Council and the Office of Student Housing, Fright Week festivities will offer activities for all ages at no charge.

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Fundraising effort results in Lawton High School Class of 1959 Endowed Scholarship at Cameron University
By janwilli - 10/23/2018

Following a highly successful fundraising effort launch in October 2017, members of the Lawton High School Class of 1959 have generated contributions of $14,500, which have been used to establish the Lawton High School Class of 1959 Endowed Scholarship. Dr. Kenneth Gross and Larry Thompson, both of Lawton, spearheaded the effort after class members decided to no longer hold class reunions.

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Community members invited to free screening of documentary film “Resilience” at Cameron University
By janwilli - 10/17/2018

The Cameron University Department of Psychology is partnering with the Potts Family Foundation and The Salvation Army to present a special screening of the nationally heralded documentary, “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope.” The one-hour film delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent toxic stress. “Resilience” will be screened on Friday, October 26 at 6 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex on the Cameron campus. The screening is open to the public at no charge, although pre-registration is requested. To register for a free seat, go to www.eventbrite.com and search for “Resilience.”

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Cameron University offers CU Become a Teacher workshops to assist future educators
By janwilli - 10/17/2018

Residents of southwest Oklahoma who are considering entering the field of teaching are invited to attend one of Cameron University’s “CU Become a Teacher” workshops. The free, specialized workshops focus on the multiple pathways for becoming a teacher. Each session runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. There is no charge to attend. A free dinner is provided for all who pre-register. To register online, go to http://www.cameron.edu/cu-become-a-teacher and click on “Registration Form.” For more information, email CUTeach@cameron.edu or call 580-581-2320.

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Cameron University Percussion Ensemble and Pan Express to appear in concert
By janwilli - 10/16/2018

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the CU Percussion Ensemble on Thursday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Friends of Cameron Percussion will host a reception in the theatre foyer following the concert. Tickets are $10 for adults and, $8 for students, senior citizens and military members and can be purchased at the door. CU faculty, students and staff are admitted free with proper identification. For more information, contact the Cameron University Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts at 580-581-2346.

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Cameron University closing for Fall Break
By janwilli - 10/15/2018

Cameron University celebrates the midpoint of the Fall 2018 semester with Fall Break on Thursday, Oct. 18 and Friday, Oct. 19. There will be no classes held during this time, and administrative offices will be closed. Classes will resume and administrative offices will re-open for normal business hours on Monday, Oct. 22

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Cameron University Foundation establishes endowed lectureship and endowed scholarship thanks to gift from CU alumnus Dr. Mike Netherland
By janwilli - 10/12/2018

The Cameron University Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of the Netherland Endowed Lectureship in Biology and the Netherland Family Endowed Scholarship for Biology Majors, both of which have been made possible by a generous donation from Cameron alumnus Dr. Mike Netherland. His father, Dr. Lane Netherland, is a CU emeritus faculty member who retired in 2004 after 32 years of service to the university.

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Cameron University Visiting Writer Series kicks off with Ron Wallace
By janwilli - 10/10/2018

The Cameron University Department of Communication, English and Foreign Languages kicks off the the Visiting Writers Series with poet Ron Wallace on Friday, October 12, 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 business student Kelda Latham-Bennett receives national scholarship award
By janwilli - 10/10/2018

Cameron University senior Kelda Latham-Bennett has been selected to receive the $2,000 Scholarship Judges Award from Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business. Latham-Bennett is pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Management. She is a member of CU’s Delta Mu Delta Chapter and plans to pursue a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership upon completion of the BBA.

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Artwork by Cameron University student Sarah Enoch to be exhibited in CU Sciences Complex
By janwilli - 10/9/2018

Cameron University will showcase the work of senior art major Sarah Enoch with a special exhibition in the Sciences Complex. A painter and printmaker, Enoch will present a gallery talk at 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 11, to introduce the exhibition. The exhibit will feature 22 works created in a variety of media, including oil paintings, watercolor paintings, linocut prints and drypoints.

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Students set to lead Cameron’s 2018 Convocation
By janwilli - 10/9/2018

Three Cameron University students have been selected to speak on behalf of the university’s student body during Convocation 2018, a celebration of academic excellence. Jessica Allmon, Duncan; Megan Magness, Elgin; and Ann Patterson, Lawton, will share personal stories of accomplishment and inspiration during the annual event. Convocation, a Cameron tradition highlighted by musical performances and colorful pageantry, will take place at 10 a.m., Friday, October 12, in Aggie Gym and is open to the public.

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Cameron University Civic Symphony to share stage with LaSill Optimist Youth Orchestra Strings and Sinfonia
By janwilli - 10/4/2018

The Cameron University Civic Symphony will join the LaSill Optimist Youth Orchestra and Sinfonia for a special community concert on Tuesday, October 9, at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The concert will feature all three ensembles and is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron/Lawton Community Band to present combined concert
By janwilli - 10/1/2018

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the Cameron/Lawton Community Band in concert on Sunday, October 7 at 3 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. 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 Business Research Center to host “Meet the Candidates: Election 2018” in two sessions
By janwilli - 10/1/2018

Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess, Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will host “Meet the Candidates: Election 2018,” two business forums featuring candidates for various statewide and area offices. The forums will take place on Tuesday, October 9, and Thursday, October 11 at 1 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. Both are open to the public at no cost.

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Film by Cameron University professor Matt Jenkins finds success at film festivals
By janwilli - 9/27/2018

“Little Rose,” a feature length film produced by Cameron University faculty member Matt Jenkins, has been garnering attention on the film festival circuit. Last week, the film was screened at the Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival, where it was won the competition in the Best Romance category. It is also an official selection at the 2018 Eyecatcher International Film Festival.

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Cameron University to present Disability Awareness Fair
By janwilli - 9/27/2018

Cameron University will present the 11th Annual Disability Awareness Fair on Thursday, October 4, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom, located in the McMahon Centennial Complex on the Cameron campus. The event is open to the public at no charge. The Disability Awareness fair will inform participants about services and resources available on campus and in the community for persons with disabilities.

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Cameron University professor Katherine Liontas-Warren answers call for invitational exhibits
By janwilli - 9/25/2018

When Cameron University faculty member Katherine Liontas-Warren was invited to exhibit selections of her artwork in a variety of exhibitions across the country, she was happy to provide appropriately themed works of art to each.

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Cameron University to offer career showcase for social sciences fields
By janwilli - 9/25/2018

The Cameron University Department of Social Sciences will present a career showcase focusing on forensic, criminal justice and nursing careers on Thursday, October 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Aggie Rec Center. The event is sponsored by the CU Criminal Justice Association and the Department of Social Sciences research team.

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