Cameron University Department of Music presents “Gardens in the Rain” piano recital by Hyunsoon Whang
By janwilli - 8/29/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music presents “Gardens in the Rain,” a faculty piano recital by Hyunsoon Whang, McMahon Endowed Chair and Professor of Music. The recital is scheduled for Thursday, September 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door. Cameron students, faculty and staff are admitted free with CU ID. A portion of the proceeds will benefit music scholarships. For more information, please contact the Department of Music at 580-581-2400.

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Cameron University Department of Theatre Arts announces 2014-15 theatre season
By janwilli - 8/28/2014

Cameron University’s Department of Theatre Arts will celebrate “A Year of Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities!” for the 2014-15 season. The department will present a modern farce, a tragicomedy, a black comedy and a family 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, contact the Cameron University Department of Theatre Arts at (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 Part-Time Job Fair
By janwilli - 8/28/2014

Cameron University Career Services, a division of the Office of Student Development, will host the seventh annual Part-Time Job Fair on Thursday, September 4 from 2-4 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. Local businesses will be on site to recruit and possibly hire CU students who can help meet their part-time needs. Students interested in attending the job fair should bring copies of their resume and a list of personal references. Employers may elect to conduct interviews on site, so students are advised to dress appropriately.

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Cameron University’s Dr. E. Ann Nalley selected for national award
By janwilli - 8/27/2014

Cameron University’s Dr. E. Ann Nalley, Professor of Chemistry and Clarence E. Page Endowed Chair in Math and Science Education, has been honored by the American Chemical Society with the 2015 ACS Award for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences. The award recognizes significant accomplishments by individuals who have stimulated or fostered the interest of women in chemistry, promoting their professional developments as chemists or chemical engineers. Nalley will receive the award in March during the ACS national meeting.

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Free tickets available September 3 as Cameron University kicks off Academic Festival with Rick Bayless
By janwilli - 8/25/2014

Cameron University will kick off its triennial Academic Festival, “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” with a presentation by nationally acclaimed chef and agricultural activist Rick Bayless. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place at Cameron University Theatre on Thursday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m. A reception and book signing will follow. Tickets are required for admission and can be reserved online at beginning Wednesday, September 3 at 8 a.m. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Cameron announces Summer 2014 honor lists
By janwilli - 8/21/2014

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor lists for the Summer 2014 semester. To make the President’s List, 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 List requires a B (3.00-3.99) average.

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Register now for Cameron University Army ROTC 8K Road Race
By janwilli - 8/19/2014

Cameron University’s Comanche Battalion, the university’s Army ROTC unit, will host an 8K Road Race on Saturday, August 30 in Medicine Park. Registration/sign-in starts at 6 a.m. The race will start at 7 a.m. in front of the Old Plantation Restaurant. Registration is $25 per person. Proceeds will benefit Cameron University Army ROTC December and May commissioning ceremonies. To register in advance, go to

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Cameron University School of Business to host meeting of Lawton Business Women Club featuring CU alumni
By janwilli - 8/18/2014

The Cameron University School of Business will host a meeting of the Lawton Business Women Club (LBW) on Wednesday, August 27. Featuring brief presentations by four Cameron alumni - Diane Denham, Angela Ellis, Johnna Holden and Brandi Whatley - the luncheon meeting is open to all professional business women and will be held in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahan Centennial Complex. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early for networking. The cost to attend is $15, payable on-site. To RSVP, contact Yvonne Moore, LBW Treasurer, at 580-713-2275 or by August 20.

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Fiction by Cameron professors included in literary publication
By janwilli - 8/14/2014

Works of fiction by Cameron University faculty members Bayard Godsave and George McCormick have been selected for inclusion in the summer fiction issue of “This Land,” a semi-monthly literary magazine. This publication will be available on Friday, August 15. Godsave and McCormick will take part in a launch party at 6:30 p.m. that day; each will present a flash reading of his work. The launch party is open to the public at no charge and takes place at the KOSU Studio, 726 W. Sheridan Avenue, Oklahoma City. Attendees will receive a free copy of the summer fiction issue and have the opportunity to have the authors autograph it.

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Cameron University to host live stream of OK Ethics forum featuring award-winning speaker Cynthia Cooper
By janwilli - 8/12/2014

The Cameron University School of Business will host a live stream of the Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium (OK Ethics) monthly forum featuring internationally recognized speaker, best-selling author and consultant Cynthia Cooper on Wednesday, August 20. Cooper will speak on “Ethical Leadership for the 21st Century.” Cameron’s live stream takes place at 11:30 a.m. in the Buddy Green Room of the McMahon Centennial Complex. The $25 registration fee includes lunch. Pre-registration is required and can be completed at The program is recommended for one CPE in ethics for CPAs desiring to further their educational endeavors

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Cameron University presents French film festival
By janwilli - 8/6/2014

The Cameron University International Film Club will present the first French Film Festival featuring six contemporary French language films on August 21-23 and August 28-30. The festival includes critically acclaimed subtitled films from a variety of genres. Screenings will take place in the University Theatre at 7 p.m. and are open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University welcomes 34th class of PLUS scholars
By janwilli - 8/6/2014

Cameron University has named 25 freshmen Presidential Leaders & University Scholars (PLUS) for the 2014-15 academic year. The PLUS program, now in its 34th year, is designed to reward students who have demonstrated academic excellence and outstanding leadership capabilities while in high school and to teach these students skills that will prepare them for dynamic leadership roles in their respective careers.

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Area businesses invited to Cameron University Part-Time Job Fair
By janwilli - 8/5/2014

Businesses from the Lawton/Fort Sill area are invited to participate in Cameron University’s upcoming Part-Time Job Fair, which takes place on Thursday, September 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. There is no cost to participate, but due to space constraints, the event is limited to 29 vendors. Vendor registration closes on Friday, August 15 at 5 p.m. Registration forms and additional information are available by contacting the Office of Career Services at or by calling Paula Merrifield or Jordan Scribner at (580) 581-6769.

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Cameron University launches new degree program in engineering
By janwilli - 8/5/2014

Cameron University has added a new degree program, Associate in Applied Science in Engineering, effective with the Fall 2014 semester. The new two-year program was approved by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education on May 30, 2014, and is offered through the Department of Physical Sciences. The program offers five areas of concentration: civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, and environmental engineering.

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Cameron University Department of Art presents faculty art exhibition
By janwilli - 7/30/2014

The Cameron University Department of Art will kick off the Fall 2014 semester with an exhibition featuring the works of faculty members Monika Linehan and Katherine Liontas-Warren. The show, which will be on display in the gallery of the Art Building, will open on Friday, August 8 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will run through August 16.

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Cameron University Foundation adds new endowed scholarship in memory of E. Virginia Charlson
By janwilli - 7/17/2014

The Cameron University Foundation has added a new endowed scholarship thanks to the generosity of alumnus George Charlson. Charlson has established the E. Virginia Charlson Memorial Endowed Scholarship in honor of his late mother with an endowment of $10,000. The scholarship will benefit students with a military affiliation who are pursuing a degree in business.

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Cameron University to examine “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities” during upcoming Academic Festival
By janwilli - 7/9/2014

Cameron University will examine “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities” in a series of presentations that comprise the university’s ninth Academic Festival, a dynamic, privately funded, year-long symposium that explores a topic worthy of in-depth study. “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities” will present numerous opportunities for the public to gain an understanding of matters surrounding this increasingly important topic. Through a series of presentations by nationally recognized speakers, Cameron will consider several aspects of sustainability, including food and agricultural practices; water and natural resources; sustainability in communities; and practicing a sustainable lifestyle. The presentations will take place throughout the 2014-15 academic year and are open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University names Spring 2014 graduates
By janwilli - 7/8/2014

Cameron University is pleased to announce the names of students who completed graduation requirements at the end of the Spring 2014 semester.

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Huffman named Dean of Cameron University School of Education & Behavioral Sciences
By janwilli - 6/23/2014

Lisa Huffman, Ph.D., has been selected as Cameron University’s Dean of the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences. The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents approved Huffman’s appointment earlier today. Huffman will assume her role as dean effective July 28.

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CU initiatives planned and budget approved for FY15
By janwilli - 6/23/2014

Cameron University’s governing board reviewed major university initiatives for the upcoming year and approved an annual budget of over $50 million for Fiscal Year 2015 during its regularly scheduled meeting today in Ardmore. The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents approved a $50,644,699 operating budget with almost $36 million for student instruction, scholarships and student services during the upcoming academic year.

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Original musical comedy by Cameron professor honored with national award
By janwilli - 6/20/2014

"The Juries," a musical theatre comedy written by Cameron University's Dr. Greg Hoepfner, Professor of Music, has been honored with a Merit Award in the Music Theatre category by the 2014 International Composers' Competition sponsored by the Boston Metro Opera (BMO). With that distinction, "The Juries" will be performed during BMO’s 2014-15 production season. The Merit Award recognizes works that demonstrate unusual content, a unique voice and/or distinctive compositional talent.

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Cameron University announces Spring 2014 honor lists
By janwilli - 6/18/2014

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor lists for the Spring 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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KCCU among first public radio stations now available on iTunes Radio
By janwilli - 6/13/2014

KCCU, Cameron University’s public radio station, is now on iTunes Radio. KCCU was selected as one of the first 42 public radio stations nationwide for the initial product roll-out. KCCU is the first public radio station in Oklahoma to be on iTunes Radio.

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Artwork by Cameron University professor included in invitational exhibit
By janwilli - 6/9/2014

A self-portrait by Cameron University professor of art Katherine Liontas-Warren has been accepted into “Concept Me,” an invitational exhibition sponsored by Mainsite Contemporary Art Gallery in Norman. Liontas-Warren’s piece, “A Pause at the Top of a Leap,” is a 12” x 36” oil on panel. The exhibition opens June 13 and runs through July 12.

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Cameron University endowed scholarship honors the late Tobias Alexander
By janwilli - 6/9/2014

Family and friends of the late Tobias Alexander, a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army, have established the 2LT Tobias Alexander Endowed Scholarship in Military Sciences through the Cameron University Foundation. Alexander was a 2011 Cameron graduate who received his commission as a field artillery second lieutenant through Cameron’s Army Reserve Officer Training Course (ROTC).

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Cameron University’s Thomas Labé to present “The Time That Remains” piano recital
By janwilli - 6/2/2014

The Cameron University School of Liberal Arts will present faculty pianist Thomas Labé in concert on Friday, June 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. The program, “The Time That Remains,” will feature music by Edvard Grieg, Franz Schubert and Frederic Chopin. Admission is free.

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Cameron University staff members selected to receive Pickaxe Award
By janwilli - 5/19/2014

Cameron University staff members Kelli Peterson and Alan Purdie are the recipients of the Spring 2014 semester’s Pickaxe Awards, which recognize full-time Cameron employees whose performance is above and beyond expectations. Peterson is the records manager in the Office of the Registrar, and Purdie is the veterans certification specialist in the Office of Veteran Affairs. Each received a $500 stipend and a commemorative award.

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Cameron Army ROTC cadets commissioned as second lieutenants
By janwilli - 5/12/2014

Fifteen graduating seniors from Cameron University's Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program were commissioned as Second Lieutenants (2LT) during a ceremony held at the McCasland Ballroom on the Cameron University campus on May 10.

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Cameron University Department of Theatre Arts celebrates student achievement with awards ceremony
By janwilli - 5/9/2014

Cameron University’s Department of Theatre Arts recently wrapped up its 2013-14 season, “A Year of Classics,” with an award ceremony celebrating student accomplishment.

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Cameron University School of Business names 2014 Distinguished Graduates
By janwilli - 5/9/2014

The Cameron University School of Business has announced the first recipients of its Distinguished Graduate awards. John O’Brien, Lawton, and Karin Knapp-Parham, Seoul, South Korea, have been named as the honorees. Faculty members from the School of Business selected the two after reviewing the academic achievements of master’s candidates who completed degree requirements during Summer 2013, Fall 2013 or Spring 2014.

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