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Cameron to host 500 high school students during annual Agriculture Interscholastic Meet
By janwilli - 3/31/2015

The Cameron University Department of Agriculture will play host to approximately 500 high school students representing high schools from throughout Oklahoma during its annual FFA Agriculture Interscholastic Meet on Monday, April 6, and Wednesday, April 8. The event helps agriculture students hone their skills in areas ranging from practical animal science and agronomy to leadership and business while preparing for the state FFA competition. Cameron has hosted the Ag Interscholastic Meet for more than 50 years.

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Cameron business students to present research findings at national conference
By janwilli - 3/31/2015

A position paper by three Cameron University students has been accepted at the 2015 Marketing Educators’ Association (MEA) annual conference in April. Felipe Anzarut, Juan Haayen and Andrew Koracin will present “Educating Students in Sustainable Marketing: Evaluating Framing Messages to Influence Consumer Behavior" at the national gathering. The research study as well as travel to the conference is made possible by the Edward and Lenore Hamra, Edward’s Men’s Wear Endowed Lectureship in Retail Marketing.

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Cameron University hosts groundbreaking ceremony for Terry Bell Golf Center
By janwilli - 3/25/2015

Divots were flying through the air today as Cameron University broke ground for the new Terry Bell Golf Center, which will be located near the driving range on the east side of Cameron House. Cameron President John McArthur was joined by Mike Mayhall, Richard Allen and Janice Bell, trustees of the Terry K. Bell Charitable Trust, which provided a gift of $250,000 for the facility, as well as Cameron golfer Lexi Thompson and men’s golf coach Jerry Hrnciar. The target completion date for the facility is January 2016.

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Cameron University to present free “Sustainable Gardening” workshop
By janwilli - 3/24/2015

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival, two Cameron student organizations, the Biology Club and the Botany Club, will present “Sustainable Gardening,” a workshop for gardening enthusiasts, on Friday, April 10. The workshop is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Botany Lab, Room 128, of the Sciences Complex. There is no charge to attend. Pre-registration is required to ensure that materials will be available for all participants and can be completed at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/cu-botany-biology-club-gardening-workshop-registration-15715561668. For more information, contact Ron Gaines, assistant professor of biological sciences, at 581-8001 or rong@cameron.edu.

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Cameron University Forensics Team shines at national Pi Kappa Delta tournament
By janwilli - 3/13/2015

The Cameron University Forensics team faced 2,000 entries from 80 colleges and universities across the U.S. at Pi Kappa Delta’s 2015 Biennial Convention and Tournament last week at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The event is a comprehensive tournament that recognizes excellence by awarding Superior Awards to competitors finishing in the top 10 percent in each event and Excellent Awards to competitors in the top 20 percent. Cameron’s competitors were richly rewarded for their efforts.

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Cameron University New Music Festival to present two free concerts
By janwilli - 3/24/2015

The Cameron University New Music Festival, presented by the Department of Music, will offer free concerts featuring new compositions by contemporary composers on Monday, April 6, and Tuesday, April 7. Both concerts will start at 7:30 p.m. and will take place in the McCutcheon Recital Hall, located in the Music Building of the Louise D. McMahon Fine Arts Complex. Cameron’s New Music Festival is made possible by Cameron University Lectures and Concerts Series.

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Public invited to Cameron University’s Computing and Technology Expo
By janwilli - 3/24/2015

The Cameron University Department of Computing and Technology will host a Computing and Technology Expo from April 7-10 with a series of presentations and student competitions. All presentations are open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University Percussion Ensemble concert will feature guest performer Dr. Joshua D. Smith and Cameron’s Pan Express
By janwilli - 3/12/2015

The Cameron University Percussion Ensemble will feature guest performer Dr. Joshua D. Smith during a concert on Thursday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. A reception hosted by the Friends of Cameron Percussion will follow the performance. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students/military/senior citizens. Cameron University faculty, staff and students are admitted free with CU I.D. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

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Cameron University Department of Music presents “An Evening of Music for Viola and Piano”
By janwilli - 3/13/2015

The Cameron University Department of Music will present “An Evening of Music for Viola and Piano” featuring guest artist Lembi Veskimets on viola and Dr. Hyunsoon Whang, Professor of Music, on piano. Scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre, the concert is open to the public at no charge and is made possible by Cameron University Lectures and Concerts Series.

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Cameron University’s Dr. Hardy Jones celebrates publication of second book
By janwilli - 3/12/2015

Cameron University’s Dr. Hardy Jones, an associate professor in the Department of English and Foreign Languages, has released “People of the Good God,” a collection of essays. The volume has been released by Mongrel Empire Press.

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Cameron University to hold Diversity Leadership Summit
By janwilli - 3/11/2015

The Cameron University Office of Student Development will host the 2015 Diversity Leadership Summit on Saturday, March 28 in the CETES Conference Center from 8:30 a.m. to Noon. The event, titled “Breaking Down Barriers: The High Road to Cultural Diversity,” is open to Cameron students as well as student leaders from local high schools. There is no charge to attend, although registration is requested to confirm attendance. Registration can be completed online at www.cameron.edu/diversitysummit; the registration deadline is Monday, March 23. For more information, contact Taylor Thompson at 581-2209.

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Cameron University to host Graduation Fair for 2015 CU graduates
By janwilli - 3/10/2015

Cameron University will host a Graduation Fair for 2015 graduates in order to facilitate the various aspects of commencement. The Graduation Fair will take place on Thursday, March 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. All 2015 Cameron graduates are encouraged to visit the event.

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Cameron University names Fall 2014 graduates
By janwilli - 3/10/2015

Cameron University is pleased to announce the names of students who completed graduation requirements at the end of the Fall 2014 semester. Fall graduates are eligible to participate in graduation ceremonies at the end of the spring semester, since Cameron does not hold a fall ceremony. The 2015 commencement is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 8, at Cameron Stadium.

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Cameron University closing for Spring Break; Aggie Rec Center, Bookstore, Library set special hours
By janwilli - 3/10/2015

Cameron University will mark the midpoint of the semester with Spring Break from March 16-20. 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, March 23.

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Cameron University students win ADDY Awards
By janwilli - 3/9/2015

Sixteen Cameron University students were rewarded for their work in an advertising class during the recent 49th Annual American Advertising Awards (ADDYs) sponsored by the Oklahoma City Ad Club. Four television commercials produced as part of an ad campaign for the Red River Best Chevy Dealers were honored with awards. The commercials were produced as a class assignment in Dr. Theresa Billiot’s advertising class during the Fall 2014 semester. To view the award-winning spots, go to www.youtube.com/CUSchoolofBusiness.

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Oil painting by Cameron’s Katherine Liontas-Warren selected for international juried exhibition
By janwilli - 3/3/2015

“Left Alone by Summer’s Plight,” an oil on cradle panel by Cameron University Professor of Art Katherine Liontas-Warren, has been selected for inclusion in the National Weather Center Biennale, an international juried exhibition sponsored by the University of Oklahoma. The exhibition will present “Art’s Window on the Impact of Weather on the Human Experience.” Liontas-Warren’s painting is one of 90 works selected for the prestigious show. The exhibition will open to the public on April 20 and will be on display through June 14 at the National Weather Center in Norman. Mel Chin, internationally established fine artist, serves as guest juror for the competition.

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Cameron University to observe Women’s History Month with presentation by LTC (Ret.) Alissa Deuel Turner
By janwilli - 3/3/2015

In observance of Women’s History Month, Cameron University’s Office of Student Development will present LTC (Ret.) Alissa Deuel Turner on Tuesday, March 10. Turner will speak about her career and leadership in the U.S. Army at 1:30 p.m. in the Shepler Ballroom. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University Jazz Festival to feature trumpet virtuoso Brad Goode
By janwilli - 3/2/2015

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the 2015 Jazz Festival featuring trumpet virtuoso Brad Goode on Tuesday, March 10. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre and is made possible by a grant from Cameron University Lectures and Concerts. The concert is open to the public at no charge.

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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 to present “Sustainable Communities are Mentally Healthy: What Can You Do to Help?”
By janwilli - 3/2/2015

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival, the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Psychology will present “Sustainable Communities are Mentally Healthy: What Can You Do to Help?”, a seminar designed to reduce the stigma toward mental illness and encourage those who need help to seek it. The presentation is set for Wednesday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to Noon in the Goodyear Lecture Hall, Room 100 in the Sciences Complex, and is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University to present “Interpreting the Dust Bowl”
By janwilli - 2/27/2015

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival, the Cameron University Library will present “Interpreting the Dust Bowl: Disputes, Blind Spots and Correctives,” featuring historian Dr. Alvin Turner, on Monday, March 9 at 7 p.m. The presentation will take place in the CETES Conference Center and is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University to examine “The Future of Food in a Crowded World with a Changing Climate”
By janwilli - 2/27/2015

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival, the School of Science and Technology will present “The Future of Food in a Crowded World with a Changing Climate,” featuring plant biologist Dr. Roger Beachy, on Monday, March 9 at 7 p.m. The presentation will take place in the Goodyear Lecture Hall, Room 100, in the Sciences Complex and is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University students honored with awards at Midwest Model United Nations 55th Session
By janwilli - 2/26/2015

Cameron University students Kelly High and Chris Greene were recognized with awards during the Midwest Model United Nations 55th Session, held recently in St. Louis, Mo. During the conference, Cameron’s seven-member team represented the Russian Federation over four days of competition. High was named Outstanding Delegate on the Security Council, and Greene won the Delegate’s Choice Award for his performance on the General Assembly First Committee.

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Cameron University presents Cameron University Guitar Ensemble in concert
By janwilli - 2/26/2015

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the CU Guitar Ensemble in concert on Sunday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Featured guitarists are Ashim Bohara, Kathmandu, Nepal; Nick Callen, Cache; Trevor Campbell and Shane Rutherford, Lawton; Samuel Phillips, Sallisaw; and Wesley Stafford, Altus. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students, members of the military and senior citizens. Cameron University students, faculty and staff with CU I.D. are admitted at no charge. Seating is limited to 80 patrons.

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Cameron University forensics team claims numerous state championships
By janwilli - 2/25/2015

Following numerous rounds of competition at the Fifth Annual Oklahoma Intercollegiate Forensics Association Tournament, the Cameron University forensics team emerged as state champions in all sweepstakes categories and with individual state champions in five events. In addition, two team members qualified for the Interstate Oratory National Tournament. The Aggies faced teams from 11 schools from Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Kansas and Iowa.

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Cameron University’s “Waste Not, Want Not” event to examine food waste with free documentary screening and panel discussion
By janwilli - 2/24/2015

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” the International Film Club will examine food recycling during “Waste Not, Want Not.” The event will start with a screening of “The Gleaners and I,” a French documentary which highlights the recycling of objects and food waste. Attendees will hear from Joe Tilton, Fairmont Creamery, and Elizabeth Murphy, Murphy Farms, during a panel discussion and question and answer session. The event takes place on Friday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University earns designation as a Certified Healthy Campus for fourth consecutive year; CU-Duncan earns certification for first time
By janwilli - 2/24/2015

The Lawton campus of Cameron University has been awarded designation as a Certified Healthy Campus for the fourth consecutive year, and CU-Duncan has earned the designation for the first time. The designation is awarded by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) in conjunction with the Oklahoma Academy, The State Chamber of Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Turning Point Council. Certified Healthy Campus is a program of the “Shape Your Future” campaign which recognizes college campuses and vocational technical schools that make a positive impact on the health of their employees and students.

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Cameron University Department of Agriculture to present first Equine Improvement Conference
By janwilli - 2/23/2015

The Cameron University Department of Agriculture, in partnership with Cargill, Inc./Nutrena®, will host its first Equine Improvement Conference, focusing on equine nutrition, on Friday, March 6. The workshop will take place in the McCasland Ballroom in the McMahon Centennial Complex and is open to the public at no charge. Starting at 6 p.m. with a meal, the workshop will appeal to horse owners in general as well as to licensed veterinarians, who will be eligible to receive two hours of continuing education credit from the Oklahoma Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. The conference is open to the public at no charge. Attendees are asked to RSVP to 581-2275 by March 3.

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Cameron University music students to present “Andiam! Andiam!” opera workshop recitals
By janwilli - 2/23/2015

The Cameron University Department of Music will present “Andiam! Andiam!,” a concert featuring opera selections, on Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults. CU students are admitted free with ID. Seating is limited to the first 80 patrons. The performances are sponsored by the Southwest Oklahoma Opera Guild. To reserve a seat, please call 581-2440.

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Cameron University to host series of Graduate Studies Preview Nights
By janwilli - 2/23/2015

Cameron University will host a series of Graduate Studies Preview Night on Tuesday, March 3; Monday, March 9; and Tuesday, March 10. Attendees will be able to visit with representatives from CU’s graduate programs as well as financial aid and admissions departments. CU staff will provide valuable insight into the graduate programs available and the process of applying for admission, financial aid and scholarships. Attendees can register for participation online at www.cameron.edu/graduate/previewnight, through email at graduate@cameron.edu, or call 580-581-5489.

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