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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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Cameron University theatre season starts with contemporary tragedy, “4.48 Psychosis”
By janwilli - 9/25/2018

Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts will open its 2018-2019 theatre season, celebrating “Where Everything Comes Together,” with British playwright Sarah Kane’s “4.48 Psychosis.” The contemporary tragedy will be presented in the University Theatre from September 27-30. 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. “4.48 Psychosis” looks at mental illness and thoughts of suicide. On opening night a special panel discussion will be held after the show to discuss the production’s topic. Dr. Shaun Calix, Associate Professor in the CU Department of Psychology, will lead the discussion. Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 580-581-2478.

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Cameron University accounting student honored with national merit scholarship
By janwilli - 9/12/2018

Cameron University student Brett Burk has been honored with the Public Company Accountancy Oversight Board (PCAOB) Merit Scholarship, a significant monetary award that will be utilized to fund tuition, fees, books and supplies. He is one of 332 national recipients and is the only student at an Oklahoma regional university to be selected for the honor. Burk’s selection was based on his demonstrated interest and aptitude in accounting and auditing as well as his adherence to the highest ethical standards.

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Cameron University’s annual Constitution Day observance to focus on “Your Federal Courts: I-Civics, E-Searches and the role of United States Magistrate Judges”
By janwilli - 9/12/2018

Cameron University will join colleges and universities across the nation to celebrate Constitution Day on Monday, September 17, with “Your Federal Courts: I-Civics, E-Searches and the role of United States Magistrate Judges,” a presentation by Judge Shon T. Erwin, Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. Erwin will discuss the role of U.S. Magistrate Judges in the federal courts with emphasis on magistrate judge jurisdiction and duties. He will put particular emphasis on preliminary criminal matters such as preliminary hearings, bail hearings, search warrants, and orders for electronically stored information. Constitution Day is a national observance which recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and the creation of United States citizens in 1787. The event takes place in the CETES Conference Center at 2 p.m. and is open to the public at no charge. Refreshments will be served.

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Middle school mathletes encouraged to attend Cameron University’s It’s MathE, a free mathematics and engineering enrichment program
By janwilli - 9/12/2018

Calling all middle school mathletes! Registration is now open for Cameron University’s It’s MathE, a fun and exciting mathematics and engineering enrichment program aimed at students in grade six through eight. The event takes place on Saturday, September 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is free and is limited to 50 participants. Attendees are advised to dress for outdoor activities. To register, go to www.cameron.edu/engineeringandmath/applyforms, Additional questions can be directed to Irene Corriette at icorriet@cameron.edu or Dr. Sheila Youngblood at syoungbl@cameron.edu .

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Community members, CU students and alumni invited to investigate part-time jobs, internships and volunteer positions at CU Opportunity Fair
By janwilli - 9/4/2018

Cameron University students and alumni, as well as community members from throughout southwest Oklahoma, are invited to attend the CU Opportunity Fair, scheduled for Wednesday, September 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will provide attendees with opportunities to meet and interview with local companies that are seeking quality applicants for part-time jobs, internships and/or volunteer positions. No registration is required. The CU Opportunity Fair will take place in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. For more information, contact Paula Merrified, Career Services Coordinator, at 580-581-2209.

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Cameron University partners with Southwestern Medical Center to provide medical services at CU Student Wellness Center
By janwilli - 8/30/2018

Cameron University students seeking medical care at the CU Student Wellness Center are now being treated by licensed professionals from Southwestern Medical Center (SWMC), thanks to a partnership between CU and SWMC. Quality health care for the Student Wellness Center is provided by SWMC physician assistants and nurse practitioners under the supervision of a physician.

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Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts offers season tickets for upcoming season
By janwilli - 8/28/2018

Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts is pleased to announce its 2018-2019 season, “Where Everything Comes Together.” The eclectic season features an avant-garde tragedy, a contemporary comedy of manners, a classic farce, and a family friendly musical comedy. Season tickets are available for $35 for adults and $30 for senior citizens, military, non-Cameron students and Cameron faculty/staff. To purchase season tickets, call (580) 581-2346. Cameron University students are admitted to theatre productions at no charge with Cameron ID.

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Cameron University to host claims processors from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
By janwilli - 8/28/2018

Cameron University’s Office of Veterans Affairs will host claims processors from the Muskogee VA Regional Processing Office on Tuesday, September 4. The event marks the first time that claims processors from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be on the Cameron campus to assist veterans, active service members and their dependents. Chelsea Jackson, Veterans Claims Examiner, and Jeremy Kerns, Senior Veterans Claims Examiner, will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 332 of North Shepler to answer questions about all chapters of GI Bill® benefits, payment questions, and debt questions. They will be able to check on individual VA educational claims benefit status and can answer specific questions about educational benefit eligibility, check amounts and more. For more information, call CU Office of Veterans Affairs at 580-581-2301.

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Cameron University becomes first university in Oklahoma to participate in the VetSuccess on Campus program, an initiative of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
By janwilli - 8/28/2018

With the addition of Alfred Finch to the Office of Veteran Affairs, Cameron University is the first institution of higher learning in Oklahoma to join the VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program. VSOC, an initiative of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), supports veterans, service members, and eligible dependents in their transition from military to college life by providing counselors to approved institutions of higher learning. Finch, an employee of the DVA’s VSOC staff, will serves as CU’s VSOC counselor and can be reached by calling CU’s Office of Veteran Affairs at 580-581-2301 or via email at alfinch@cameron.edu. His office is located on the third floor of North Shepler.

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Area businesses seeking part-time workers, interns and volunteers invited to register for CU Opportunity Fair
By janwilli - 8/15/2018

Area businesses are invited to participate in Cameron University’s upcoming Opportunity Fair. The event provides CU students and alumni as well as community members with opportunities to meet and interview with local companies which seek quality applicants for part-time jobs, internships, and/or volunteer positions. Vendor registration is free; however, limited space is available. For online registration information, call CU’s Department of Career Services at 580-581-2209. The deadline to register is Friday, September 7, at 5 p.m.

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Cameron University kicks off fall semester with Back to School Block Party for students
By janwilli - 8/14/2018

Cameron University will kick off the Fall 2018 semester with a Back to School Block Party on Sunday, August 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Bentley Gardens. The fun-filled event will welcome students to campus with a variety of activities, promising something for everyone.

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Cameron University presents Fifth Annual French Film Festival
By janwilli - 8/14/2018

Cameron University’s annual French Film Festival returns for the fifth year with three contemporary French language films from August 23-25. Free screenings of “Indochine,”, “Le Petit Nicholas” and “Ne le dis a personne” will take place in the Cameron University Theatre. Films are shown in French with English subtitles. The festival will extend throughout the Lawton/Fort Sill community with special events held in conjunction with the films. For more information, contact Dr. Dean Clement at 580-581-2925 or dclement@cameron.edu.

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Bella Voce to be featured in recital benefitting Cameron University vocal program
By janwilli - 7/3/2018

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will host “A Woman’s Voice,” a free concert by Bella Voce, Lawton/Fort Sill’s all-women’s chorus, on Monday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Admission is free, although donations are suggested. Proceeds will benefit the Cameron University vocal program. Seating is limited to the first 80 patrons. For more information, contact Doris Lambert, conductor, at 580-695-9869.

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Cameron University releases “Plan 2023: Ambitious Goals for Growth, Innovation and Engagement”
By janwilli - 6/19/2018

Cameron University has released “Plan 2023: Ambitious Goals for Growth, Innovation and Engagement,” a long-term strategic plan designed to guide Cameron University’s growth, development and the allocation of its resources for five years beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year. The planning document was approved by the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents earlier today during its regularly scheduled meeting.

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