Photograph by Cameron’s Dejan Mraović included in national exhibition
By janwilli - 1/27/2015

“Bosnia,” an artistic color photograph by Cameron University faculty member Dejan Mraović, assistant professor of art, has been selected for “Small Works,” a group exhibition hosted by the Limner Gallery in Hudson, N.Y. The show, featuring 36 works of art including photographs, paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints and mixed media, will be on display from January 29 to February 21.

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Drawing by Cameron’s Katherine Liontas-Warren included in national exhibition
By janwilli - 1/23/2015

“A Lost Culture,” a watercolor and color pencil drawing by Cameron University Professor of Art Katherine Liontas-Warren, is included in “Re-Riding History: From the Southern Plains to the Matanzas Bay,” an art exhibition at the Crisp-Ellert Art Museum at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla. Through works by 67 artists from across the country, the exhibition metaphorically retraces the imprisonment of 72 Indians who were captured at Salt Fork, Okla.,and held at St. Augustine from 1875-1878. The exhibition will be on display through February 28.

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Cameron University professors recognized by Fires Center of Excellence
By janwilli - 1/23/2015

Cameron University faculty members Dr. Syed Ahmed and Dr. Abbas Johari have each been honored with a Certificate of Appreciation from the U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence, Fort Sill, and the International Student Division (ISD). The certificate recognizes their participation in the Host Family Sponsorship Program.

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CU@SC: Cameron University 2015 Cameron Art Exhibition opens with Hyunsoon Whang in concert
By janwilli - 1/22/2015

The CU@SC concert series returns to the Simmons Center with a piano concert by Hyunsoon Whang, Professor of Music, along with a celebration of the artistry of Cameron’s art students on Thursday, January 29. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a preview of Cameron’s 2015 Cameron Art Exhibition, and Whang will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Following the concert, Whang and the student artists will be feted at a reception in the Simmons Center’s Chisholm Trail Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for senior citizens, K-12 students and members of the military. Cameron students, faculty and staff are admitted free with valid ID. Contact the Simmons Center box office at 580-252-2900 for tickets.

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Cameron University and Duncan Regional Hospital present free movie screening, presentation on developing a healthy community
By janwilli - 1/20/2015

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival, the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences will join with Duncan Regional Hospital and Cameron University-Duncan to present a screening of “Fed Up.” The 2014 documentary, which focuses on the causes of obesity in the U.S., will be shown on Thursday, January 29, at 5:30 p.m. in the Duncan Regional Hospital Auditorium. Following the film, attendees will hear from Dr. Ashley Weedn, a national expert on childhood obesity, and Casey Campbell, a registered dietitian. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University to feature presentation by international women’s advocacy group She is Safe
By janwilli - 1/16/2015

The Cameron University Student Wellness Center will present DeAnna Sanders, Director of She Is Safe, a non-profit organization that frees and empowers women and girls from suffering, abuse and exploitation in high risk and least-reached places around the globe, on Tuesday, January 27. The presentation will take place in the Wichita Room of the Shepler Center beginning at noon and is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron announces Fall 2014 honor lists
By janwilli - 1/16/2015

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor lists for the Fall 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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Cameron University offers job shadow experience for students
By janwilli - 1/16/2015

Cameron University is offering community employers a unique opportunity to help students experience an up-close look at a “day in the life” of a professional during the Seventh Annual CU Take an Aggie to Work Job Shadow Program, scheduled for February 2-6. Through the job shadow experience, students will have the opportunity to spend a day in a relevant work setting in order to observe and ask questions. As a “shadow,” students can learn more about job requirements, employer expectations and professionalism. In turn, the program gives job shadow sponsors an opportunity to meet and mentor CU’s talented students. Employers interested in offering job shadowing opportunities for Cameron students are asked to contact the Office of Career Services at 580-581-6769.

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CETES Tech Night presents “Gamification Techniques Applied to Learning”
By janwilli - 1/12/2015

CETES Tech Night, presented by the Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies at Cameron University, returns on Tuesday, January 20 at 6 p.m. This month’s session will feature “Gamification Techniques Applied to Learning,” presented by Dr. Usef Faghihi, Assistant Professor of Computing and Technology. Tech Night is open to the public at no charge and takes place in the Sarkeys Conference Room (Room 207) of CETES. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by e-mail at or by calling 581-5447.

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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’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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Original work by Cameron University art student accepted for international competition
By janwilli - 12/15/2014

Three photographs by Cameron University student Jilli Bethany have been accepted for the 5th Painting and Mixed Media Competition at the Lessedra Gallery in Sofia, Bulgaria. The exhibition is an international competition showcasing the variety of art media and features contemporary works from around the world.

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Cameron University to close for holidays; sets intersession hours for Aggie Rec Center
By janwilli - 12/12/2014

Administrative offices at Cameron University will be closed for the holiday season beginning Monday, December 22, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Friday, January 2, 2015. The Cameron University Library will also be closed during the same period. Classes for the Spring 2015 semester will begin on Wednesday, January 7, 2015.

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Cameron University seeks volunteers for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
By janwilli - 12/11/2014

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” In answer to that query, volunteers from Cameron University and the Lawton-Fort Sill community will participate in the national Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 19, 2015. CU officials are hoping to recruit over 400 volunteers for the event. To volunteer, register online at or call the Office of Student Activities at (580) 581-2217.

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Cameron selected as a Top School in Military Advanced Education’s “2015 Guide to Colleges & Universities”
By janwilli - 12/11/2014

Cameron University has been selected as a Top School in Military Advanced Education’s (MAE) “2015 Guide to Colleges & Universities.” The guide has been released in the December issue of MAE and is also available online at as a searchable database. The publication allows prospective students to evaluate higher education institutions on their best practices in military and veteran education.

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Cameron University staff members selected to receive Pickaxe Award
By janwilli - 12/10/2014

Cameron University staff members Geraldine Brady and Yolanda Goff are the recipients of the Fall 2014 semester’s Pickaxe Awards, which recognize full-time Cameron employees whose performance is above and beyond expectations. Brady is a technician in the Office of Information Technology Services, and Goff is an advisement specialist for Cameron’s elementary education program at Rogers State University in Claremore. Each received a $500 stipend and a commemorative award.

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Cameron University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi recognized as Chapter of Excellence
By janwilli - 12/9/2014

Cameron University’s Chi Eta Sigma chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has been recognized as a Chapter of Excellence by the national organization. The award is given to chapters that excel in recognizing and promoting academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engaging the community of scholars in service to others, and is the highest commendation a chapter can receive. Of Phi Kappa Phi’s more than 300 chapters, the Cameron chapter is one of 29 chapters to receive the distinction.

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Naifeh named Cameron University Dean of Students
By janwilli - 12/4/2014

Zeak Naifeh, currently Director of Campus Life at Cameron University, has been selected as the university’s Dean of Students. The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents approved Naifeh’s appointment earlier today. Naifeh will assume his role as Dean effective January 2, 2015.

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Cameron University’s Katherine Liontas-Warren to receive Governor’s Arts Award
By janwilli - 11/14/2014

Cameron University Professor of Art Katherine Liontas-Warren will be honored for her contributions to Oklahoma’s arts and cultural industry during the 39th Governor’s Arts Awards. Liontas-Warren is one of five 2014 recipients of the Arts in Education Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership and service in the arts benefitting youth and/or arts in education. She will receive the award during a ceremony at the Oklahoma State Capitol on Thursday, December 4.

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Tickets now on sale for Cameron University’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
By janwilli - 11/3/2014

Tickets are now on sale for Cameron University and Cameron Campus Ministry’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration banquet. This year’s keynote speaker is Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eugene Robinson, who will present “We’re Someplace We’ve Never Been: Race, Diversity and the New America.” The banquet is scheduled for Monday, January 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Aggie Rec Center. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for students and are available by calling Cameron Campus Ministry at 580-357-7226. The deadline to purchase tickets is Monday, January 12.

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Dunn, Montalvo to receive Hackler award, Cameron’s highest faculty honor
By janwilli - 10/29/2014

Cameron University’s Dr. Mike Dunn, professor of biological sciences, and Dr. Edris Montalvo, assistant professor of history and government, have been selected as the 2014 recipients of the Harold and Elizabeth Hackler Teaching Excellence Award. The Hackler Lectureship in Teaching Excellence was established in 1996 by Cameron alumni Harold and Elizabeth Hackler to recognize outstanding contributions by faculty in the lives of Cameron students. Dunn and Montalvo will receive their awards on November 12 during a reception at Cameron University-Duncan.

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Cameron University receives $25,000 from Stripes College Scholarship Fund
By janwilli - 10/24/2014

Cameron University has received a gift of $25,000 from the Stripes College Scholarship Fund. The generous donation has been used to provide scholarships of $1,000 each to 25 Cameron University students.

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