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Cameron University Department of Theatre Arts celebrates student achievement with awards ceremony
By janwilli - 5/4/2015

Cameron University’s Department of Theatre Arts recently wrapped up its 2014-15 season, “A Year of Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities!” with an award ceremony celebrating student accomplishment.

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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 to celebrate master’s graduates at annual hooding ceremony
By janwilli - 5/1/2015

Cameron University will honor students who have completed requirements for a master’s degree at the 11th annual CU Hooding Ceremony on Friday, May 8 at 3 p.m. Master’s candidates Ann Morris and Natosha Wilson, both of Lawton, will speak on behalf of this year’s slate of graduate recipients. The ceremony will take place in Aggie Gym. A reception for graduates and their guests will follow the ceremony in the CETES Conference Center.

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Safety and inclement weather outlined for Cameron Commencement
By janwilli - 5/1/2015

Cameron University’s annual Commencement ceremony is scheduled for Friday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Stadium. Actor/environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr., will deliver the Commencement address. Cameron officials encourage graduates, their families and friends, and all visitors to arrive at least 30 minutes early to facilitate a seamless entry into the stadium. Gates open at 6 p.m. Ample parking is available on campus. Chilled water will be available free of charge.

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Cameron University presents creative writing awards
By janwilli - 5/1/2015

Cameron University students were honored for their creative writing at the English program’s banquet in April. The fiction, non-fiction, and poetry award winners will be published in “The Gold Mine,” Cameron’s literary arts magazine.

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Cameron University Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering presents awards, scholarships
By janwilli - 5/1/2015

The Cameron University Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering celebrated the achievements of its students during a recent ceremony in which students were inducted into honor societies and received recognition, and scholarships were awarded.

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Sigma Tau Delta welcomes new members, presents awards
By janwilli - 4/30/2015

The Cameron University Department of English and Foreign Languages recently welcomed seven new members to the Beta Omicron chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society. Sigma Tau Delta strives to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies.

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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 University School of Education and Behavioral Sciences to celebrate sustainable communities with reception at Pat Henry Elementary
By janwilli - 4/30/2015

In conjunction with Cameron University’s triennial Academic Festival, “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences will host a garden party at Pat Henry Elementary School on Wednesday, May 6 from 2 to 3 p.m. The reception will highlight the school’s five new tower gardens, which were funded by the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences in partnership with the Lawton Public School Foundation. The reception is open to the public.

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Cameron University presents Cameron University Guitar Ensemble in concert
By janwilli - 4/27/2015

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the CU Guitar Ensemble in concert on Friday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Featured guitarists are Ashim Bohara, Kathmandu, Nepal; Nic Callen, Cache; Trevor Campbell and Shane Rutherford, Lawton; Samuel Phillips, Sallisaw; and Wesley Stafford, Altus. The CU Guitar Ensemble is directed by Dr. Kirsten Underwood. Admission is free. Seating is limited to 80 patrons.

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Cameron University to feature English majors in creative writing Senior Showcase
By janwilli - 4/27/2015

The Cameron University Department of English and Foreign Languages will feature seven graduating English majors in a Senior Showcase on Wednesday, April 29 at 3:30 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. Ashleigh Balog, Amelia Barr, Casey Brown, Maurice Buckner, Gilberto Nunez, Rhiannon Poolaw, and Jonathan Tuckwell will read selections from their work. The showcase is open to the public.

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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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CU Office of Student Activities presents annual awards
By janwilli - 4/27/2015

Cameron University’s Office of Student Activities presented awards to students, faculty and staff during a recent ceremony on the CU campus. The event included the announcement of the Top 20 Students, comprised of outstanding juniors and seniors, and the Top 10 Non-Traditional Students, made up of outstanding college students over the age of 25. A committee of faculty, staff and students selects honorees for both lists based on excellence in leadership, community service, campus involvement and academics.

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Phi Sigma Iota holds initiation banquet
By janwilli - 4/23/2015

Cameron University's Delta Rho Chapter of Phi Sigma Iota, the Foreign Language International Honor Society, welcomed eight new members during its recent Initiation Banquet. Phi Sigma Iota recognizes outstanding ability and achievement in the study or teaching of academic fields related to foreign language, literature or culture. Inducted into the Delta Rho chapter were CU students Domonique Eleshin and Zachary Wallace, Lawton; Amber Holt, Skiatook; Jongduk Joung, Seoul, South Korea; Maria Laura López Gonzáles, Collier, Fla.; Yohan Silva, Elgin; Yuwan Yang, Wuhan, China; and CU faculty member Dr. John Hodgson.

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Cameron University School of Education and Behavioral Sciences recognizes student achievement
By janwilli - 4/23/2015

The Cameron University School of Education and Behavioral Sciences recognized student achievement earlier this week. Undergraduate and graduate students in the school’s three academic departments – education, psychology, and sports and exercise science – were honored.

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Cameron University celebrates Earth Day with tree donation from Lawton Northeast On-Line Branch Lions Club
By janwilli - 4/22/2015

Cameron University celebrated Earth Day earlier today with a tree planting made possible by the Lawton Northeast On-Line Branch Lions Club, a branch of the Lawton Northeast Lions Club. This marks the seventh consecutive year the group has donated a tree to the university. Allen Granger, president of the Lawton Northeast On-Line Branch Lions Club, and members of the club were on hand to celebrate the planting of an Eastern Redbud on the south side of Cameron’s Aggie Gym.

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Cameron University Concert Band and 77th Army Band unite for free concert
By janwilli - 4/22/2015

The Cameron University Concert Band and Fort Sill's 77th Army Band will present a combined concert on Thursday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. The Cameron University Concert Band is conducted by Dr. Matthew Mireles, and the 77th Army Band is conducted by Warrant Officer 1st Class Jac’kel Smalls and First Sergeant Kristin Barrett. Admission is free.

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Cameron University Concert Choir and Centennial Singers to host combined concert
By janwilli - 4/22/2015

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the Cameron University Concert Choir and the Cameron University Centennial Singers in a combined concert on Tuesday, April 28. The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students/senior citizens. Cameron faculty, staff and students are admitted free with CU ID. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

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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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Actor/environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr. to address Cameron’s 2015 graduating class
By janwilli - 4/20/2015

Actor/environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr. will deliver the commencement address to Cameron University’s Class of 2015. The annual graduation ceremony is slated for Friday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Stadium. Begley will be the final speaker as part of CU's 2014-15 Academic Festival, “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities.” Following his address, CU’s 2015 graduates will receive their diplomas. A fireworks display will cap off the occasion. The public is invited to attend free of charge. No tickets are required.

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Cameron University Business Research Center to host business forum focusing on education’s role in regional economic development
By janwilli - 4/17/2015

Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess, Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will host a business forum on the role of education in regional economic development on Tuesday, April 28, from 2:30 to 5 p.m. in the Buddy Green Room of the McMahon Centennial Complex. The keynote speaker will be Natalie Shirley, Oklahoma Secretary of Education and Workforce Development and President, Oklahoma State University-OKC. The forum is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron Computing and Technology competition results announced
By janwilli - 4/16/2015

The Cameron University Department of Computing and Technology is pleased to announce the results of the student competitions held during last week’s Computing and Technology Expo. In all, 90 students participated in nine separate competitions related to various aspects of computing and technology.

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Cameron University to commemorate Arbor Day with tree planting ceremony
By janwilli - 4/16/2015

Cameron University will hold its annual Arbor Day observance in conjunction with Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22 at 11:30 a.m. Members of the Biology Club and Cameron’s chapter of Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society will be on hand to assist with the planting of a Western Soapberry tree in Cameron Park. The ceremony is open to the public.

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Cameron University to host Young Learners’ Science Exposition, science fair for K-5
By janwilli - 4/15/2015

The Cameron University Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering will host the Young Learners Science Exposition, a science fair for grades K-5, on April 27 and 28. Displays will be set up on the first floor of the Sciences Complex, and a public viewing is scheduled for Monday, April 27 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. For complete information, contact Dr. Clint Bryan at 591-8006 or clintb@cameron.edu.

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CETES Tech Night presents “The Internet of Things”
By janwilli - 4/15/2015

CETES Tech Night, presented by the Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies at Cameron University, returns on Tuesday, April 21, at 6 p.m. This month’s session, “The Internet of Things,” (IoT) is a scenario in which objects, animals or people are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. Tech Night is open to the public at no charge and will take place in the Sarkeys Conference Room 207 of the CETES Conference Center. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by e-mail at sdunn@cameron.edu or by calling 581-5447.

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Cameron University faculty members honored
By janwilli - 4/14/2015

Cameron University faculty members Dr. Ioannis Argyros, Donna Clopton, Dr. Michael Husak, Dr. Lynda Robinson and Amy Stockman, were honored tonight with awards recognizing their contributions to Cameron’s academic community. Argyros was honored with the Bhattacharya Endowed Lectureship for Excellence in Research Award, Clopton received the Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching, Husak received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentoring Student Research, Robinson was honored with the Faculty Award for Excellence in Service, and Stockman received the Faculty Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching.

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Cameron University announces winners of inaugural Staff Awards
By janwilli - 4/14/2015

Three Cameron University staff members have been selected as the inaugural recipients of the university’s new Staff Awards. Brandy Belew, Mandy Husak and David Stone received their awards during a ceremony tonight on Cameron’s Lawton campus.

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Cameron University to host Oklahoma Accountancy Board
By janwilli - 4/14/2015

The Cameron University School of Business will host a reception and the April 2015 board meeting of the Oklahoma Accountancy Board (OAB) on April 16-17. The reception is scheduled for Thursday, April 16, at 5:30 p.m. in the Centennial Room of the Shepler Center. The reception is open to area CPAs, who, along with OAB board members, will have the opportunity to network with Cameron accounting students. The OAB board meeting will take place on Friday, April 17, at 9:30 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. Following the board meeting, OAB officials will provide a presentation on how to become a CPA in Oklahoma, as well as a question/answer session. The information session will begin at 11 a.m.

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Cameron sponsors Summer Food Service Program
By janwilli - 4/10/2015

Cameron University is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, a program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), by providing meals to all eligible children, aged 18 and younger, at no charge. From May 26 to June 26, Upward Bound meals will be provided in the Cameron University cafeteria, located in Shepler Center at 2800 West Gore. Meals will be served Monday through Friday, as follows: Breakfast: 8:15 – 8:40 a.m..; Lunch: 12:30 – 1:20 p.m.; Supper, 5:30 – 6 p.m.

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Cameron University Department of Arts presents “Identity” senior art exhibition at Leslie Powell Gallery
By janwilli - 4/10/2015

The Cameron University Department of Art presents “Identify,” the Annual Senior Art Exhibition, from May 2 through May 11 at the Leslie Powell Galley, 620 SW D Avenue in Lawton. “Identity” showcases mature bodies of works by nine Cameron students. Included in the exhibition are paintings, drawings, prints, digital work, graphic design and sculpture. The opening reception is Saturday, May 2 from 6 to 9 p.m.

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