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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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Cameron University-Duncan to host canned food drive
By janwilli - 10/21/2014

Cameron University-Duncan will host “Hunt for Hunger,” a canned food drive in conjunction with Cameron’s current Academic Festival, “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities.” The drive is coordinated by members of CU-Duncan’s Programming Activities Council, a student organization. The “Hunt for Hunger” will take place on Monday, October 27.

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Cameron University Percussion Ensemble concert will also feature Pan Express
By janwilli - 10/20/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the Cameron University Percussion Ensemble (CUPE) in concert on Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cameron University Theatre. Also appearing will be the CU Pan Express, Cameron’s steel drum ensemble. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students, members of the military and senior citizens. Cameron University students, faculty and staff with CU ID are admitted at no charge. A reception in the theatre foyer hosted by Friends of Cameron Percussion will follow the concert.

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Cameron University Department of Music Presents Country-Jazz Fusion Featuring David Anderson and Friends
By janwilli - 10/20/2014

The CU Department of Music will present David Anderson and Friends as the headliners for the 34th annual Country/Jazz Fusion Concert on Thursday, October 30. The concert will also feature the Cameron University Jazz Ensemble and the Cameron University/Lawton Community Jazz Ensemble. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students/senior citizens/military. Cameron University faculty, students and staff are admitted free with proper identification.

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CU to host Aggie Sneak Peek for prospective students and their parents
By janwilli - 10/20/2014

Prospective college students and their parents are invited to Cameron University’s Aggie Sneak Peek preview day on Saturday, November 1 beginning at 9 a.m. The action-packed event provides a prime opportunity to discover the benefits of a college education at Cameron and offers a head start on planning for college. To register, call (580) 581-2987, go to www.cameron.edu/aggiesneakpeek or email aemorris@cameron.edu.

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Free tickets available October 28 as Cameron University continues Academic Festival with Robert Glennon, water resource expert
By janwilli - 10/20/2014

Cameron University will continue its triennial Academic Festival, “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” with a presentation by water resource expert Robert Glennon. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place at Cameron University Theatre on Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. A reception and book signing will follow. Tickets are required for admission and can be reserved online at www.cameron.edu/festival2014-15 beginning Tuesday, October 28 at 8 a.m. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis; there is a limit of two tickets per person.

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Cameron University students garner awards at AITP Region 3 student conference
By janwilli - 10/15/2014

Cameron University earned the top spot in overall school placement at the recent Region 3 Student Conference of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), held on the Cameron campus. Cameron students were among more than 160 participants from Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas who gathered for the annual event and whose success in a variety of competitions resulted in CU taking first place overall among all schools.

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Cameron University advises veterans to enroll early for Spring 2015 semester to facilitate V.A. benefits
By janwilli - 10/14/2014

The Cameron University Office of Veteran Affairs encourages new and returning students to enroll early for the Spring 2015 semester. Early enrollment will begin Tuesday, October 21, for graduate students and seniors; Wednesday, October 22, for juniors; Thursday, October 23, for sophomores; and Friday, October 24, for freshmen. Enrollment will be open for all students beginning on Monday, October 27. Early enrollment for veterans is crucial due to the number of educational benefits offered under the G.I. Bill and the time required to process benefit applications.

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Cameron University congratulates Summer 2014 graduates
By janwilli - 10/14/2014

Cameron University is pleased to announce the students that completed graduation requirements at the end of the Summer 2014 semester. Summer graduates were eligible to participate in commencement ceremonies during the Spring 2014 semester.

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Cameron University to present free lecture about sustainable agriculture
By janwilli - 10/14/2014

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival, the School of Science and Technology will present “Moving Towards A More Sustainable Agriculture,” by Doug Rushing, Ph.D., Director of Global Industry Affairs, Monsanto Company. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, October 22, at 7 p.m. in the Shepler Ballroom and is open to the public at no charge. Dinner will be served to attendees at 6 p.m.

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Cameron University Department of Music announces audition dates for music scholarships
By janwilli - 10/13/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music will host scholarship auditions for high school musicians on Saturday, October 25; Saturday, November 8; and Saturday, January 31, 2015. Auditions will take place in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. To sign-up for an audition, contact Dr. Jim Lambert via email at jamesl@cameron.edu or by calling 580-581-2440.

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CU Department of Music to offer free All-Region Audition Preparation Clinic for high school musicians
By janwilli - 10/13/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music will host an All-Region Audition Preparation Clinic to prepare high school music students for the Oklahoma Music Educators Association all-region auditions for the 2015 All-State Band. The clinic will take place on Saturday, October 25, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will be conducted by members of the Cameron faculty and guest instrumentalists. The clinic is free; lunch is provided. Online registration is available at www.cameron.edu/music. For additional information, contact the CU Department of Music at 580-581-2440.

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CETES Tech Night to examine open source software applications and how to adapt them to your business needs
By janwilli - 10/13/2014

Tired of constantly fixing your computer? Learn how you can make your computer run smoothly, free of viruses and with maximum security for free at the October edition of Tech Night, presented by the Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies (CETES) located at Cameron University. This month’s presentation takes place on Tuesday, October 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. and features Nijjwal Shrestha, CETES Web Administrator and a senior computer science major at Cameron. Shrestha will present numerous open source software applications that can aid any business. Tech Night takes place in the Sarkeys Conference Room (Room 207) at CETES and is open to the public at no charge. For more information about Tech Night, contact CETES at 581-5447.

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Cameron University closing for Fall Break
By janwilli - 10/10/2014

Cameron University celebrates the midpoint of the Fall 2014 semester with Fall Break on Thursday, Oct. 16 and Friday, Oct. 17. 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. 20.

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CU to present free lecture examining the relationship between a liberal arts education and the environment
By janwilli - 10/10/2014

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival, the School of Liberal Arts will present “Sustainability and the Liberal Arts: Ecocriticism and Critical Thinking,” a lecture by Dr. James Warren. The presentation will take place on Thursday, October 23, at 7 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center and is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University Department of Music presents Concert Choir and Centennial Singers in concert
By janwilli - 10/10/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music will present “Home is Where the Heart Is,” a combined concert by the Cameron University Concert Choir and the Cameron University Centennial Singers on Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior adults. Cameron students, faculty and staff are admitted free with proper identification.

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Cameron University presents concert featuring Cameron University Guitar Ensemble
By janwilli - 10/9/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the CU Guitar Ensemble in concert on Tuesday, October 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Featured guitarists are Ashim Bohara, Kathmandu, Nepal; Trevor Campbell, Jeremy Redbird and Shane Rutherford, Lawton; 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 ID are admitted at no charge.

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Cameron University to host Graduate Studies Preview Night
By janwilli - 10/9/2014

Cameron University will host Graduate Studies Preview Night on Tuesday, October 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. Graduate Preview Night provides an opportunity to explore master’s degree options and gain valuable insight into the academic, career advancement and financial benefits of pursuing a graduate education.  Individuals wishing to attend can register online at www.cameron.edu/graduate/previewnight or by calling 580-682-5489.

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Cameron University to host fall conference of Oklahoma Arts Educator Association
By janwilli - 10/8/2014

Cameron University will host “Art Inspired,” the 2014 Fall Conference of the Oklahoma Arts Educators Association on Friday, October 10, and Saturday, October 11. The conference is open to art educators. The cost to register at the door is $60 for OAEA members, $75 for non-members, and $30 for students/retirees. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, October 10 in the InAsMuch Gallery of the McMahon Centennial Complex.

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Cameron University Alumni Association seeks volunteers for community service projects in November
By janwilli - 10/8/2014

The Cameron University Alumni Association is sponsoring its first Community Service Day on Saturday, November 1, in Lawton, followed by an additional service day on Saturday, November 15, in Oklahoma City. The events provide opportunities for CU alumni to join together to make a difference in their communities. Participants can register online at http://www.cameron.edu/alumni/communityserviceday and can also initiate a service project that meets their own community needs.

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Cameron speech and debate team claims victory at first tournament of the season
By janwilli - 10/7/2014

Cameron University’s speech and debate team journeyed to Hutchinson, Kan., for its first competition of the season, the annual Debate on the Plains tournament, where it faced 21 teams from Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska. It was a successful season debut for the Aggies, who claimed top honors as the number one team in the tournament in combined individual events and debate. The team also claimed first place in Lincoln Douglas Debate Sweepstakes as well as in Parliamentary Debate Sweepstakes.

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CUAA seeks nominations for annual alumni, faculty awards
By janwilli - 10/2/2014

The Cameron University Alumni Association (CUAA) is seeking nominations for the association’s highest honors: the CUAA Distinguished Alumni Award, the Outstanding Young Alumni Award, the Faculty Hall of Fame Award and the Family of the Year Award. Students, graduates and friends of the university can submit nominations to the Office of Alumni Relations until November 1, 2014. The awards will be presented during Cameron’s annual Homecoming Weekend festivities in February 2015.

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Southwest Area Health Education Center to present geriatric workshop for healthcare professionals
By janwilli - 10/2/2014

Cameron University’s Southwest Area Health Education Center (SwAHEC) and the Oklahoma Geriatric Education Center will present “On the Road: Improving Care of the Older Adult,” a one-day workshop for healthcare providers and other professionals on Friday, October 17. The workshop takes place in the CETES Conference Center on the Cameron University campus from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $35 per person with a special discounted rate of $15 for students. For more information including how to register, go to www.ouhsc.edu/okgec or contact Jenny Breeden, SwAHEC, at 580-581-2792.

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Cameron University Department of Theatre Arts to hold open auditions for “Dark River”
By janwilli - 10/1/2014

The Cameron University of Theatre Arts will hold open auditions for “Dark River” on Monday, October 6, and Tuesday, October 7, at 7 p.m. Auditions will take place in the Studio Theatre located inside the Cameron University Theatre. Roles are available for three males and three females.

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Area musicians join Cameron University students for Cameron/Lawton Community Band concert
By janwilli - 10/1/2014

The CU Department of Music presents the Cameron/Lawton Community Band in concert on Sunday, October 12, at 3 p.m. in the University Theatre. Membership in the Cameron/Lawton Community Band includes more than 60 musicians. In addition to Cameron students, alumni and faculty, high school students from Lawton MacArthur, Lawton Eisenhower, Lawton High, Lawton Arts Academy, Cache, Walters and Elgin, as well as several middle school band members will be performing. Additionally, community members from the Lawton/Fort Sill area as well as Duncan, Sterling and Wichita Falls are performing. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior adults. Cameron University students, faculty and staff are admitted free with proper identification.

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CU Department of Music invites public to “Fill Every Cup and Come Celebrate!” opera workshop performances
By janwilli - 9/30/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music will present "Fill Every Cup and Come Celebrate!”, a selection of famous opera scenes performed by students enrolled in the university's Opera Workshop. Performances will take place on Friday and Saturday, October 10-11, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Admission is limited to the first 80 patrons. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students 18 and younger; CU students, faculty and staff are admitted free with CU ID. The performances are sponsored by the Southwest Oklahoma Opera Guild, which will host a reception following Friday's performance. To reserve a seat, call 581-2440.

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Experience the culture and heritage of India during Cameron University’s annual India Night
By janwilli - 9/30/2014

The culture and heritage of India will come alive at Cameron during India Night on Friday October 24. The keynote address will be presented by Dr. S. Narasinga Rao, followed by classical and Indian folk dances by the Sainrithya Dance Academy. Ajanta Cuisine of India will serve a mouth-watering dinner featuring authentic Indian fare. The event takes place at 6 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. Tickets are now on sale for $15; CU students can purchase tickets for $5. To purchase tickets, contact Amy Smith at 581-4627.

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Cameron University Department of Music presents Cameron Civic Symphony
By janwilli - 9/29/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the Cameron Civic Symphony on Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students/military/seniors. CU students and faculty with ID are admitted free.

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Cameron University business forum to host additional “Meet the Candidates: Election 2014” presentation
By janwilli - 9/29/2014

Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess, Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will host an additional “Meet the Candidates: Election 2014” business forum presenting candidates for office in the upcoming November election. The forum will take place on Tuesday, October 7 at 9 a.m. in the CETES Conference Center and is open to the public at no cost.

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