Cameron University launches new student organization, Ris4Thursday, to support foster care alumni
By janwilli - 11/21/2014

Cameron University is launching a new student organization, Ris4Thursday, a support group for foster care alumni and those that would like to be foster care advocates. Ris4Thursday is a statewide collaboration of higher education professionals, community members and organizations working toward increased understanding and support of former foster youth attending Oklahoma colleges or universities.

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Cameron University’s Jamie Glover honored with Natalea Watkins Communicator of the Year Award
By janwilli - 11/18/2014

Cameron University’s Jamie Glover, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management, was honored with the Natalea Watkins Communicator of the Year Award during the recent Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA) and Communicators Council fall workshop and luncheon held last week in Weatherford. The award honors a communications professional from one of Oklahoma’s colleges and universities whose service and leadership have set a high standard for others.

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CETES Tech Night to present “How to Brand Yourself with Style in This Digital Age”
By janwilli - 11/18/2014

In today’s increasingly competitive professional landscape, college graduates and other job-seekers strive to stand out among hordes of applicants. One way to accomplish that is through establishing a personal brand utilizing social media and other online outlets. Learn “How to Brand Yourself with Style in This Digital Age” on Thursday, November 20, during Tech Night, presented by the Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies (CETES). Paris Rouzati, Director of Outreach for, will share tips on how to differentiate yourself from the crowd and set yourself up for career success. Tech Night takes place in the Sarkeys Conference Room (Room 207) at CETES at 6 p.m. and is open to the public at no charge. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by e-mail at or by calling 581-5447.

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Cameron University’s Katherine Liontas-Warren to receive Governor’s Arts Award
By janwilli - 11/14/2014

Cameron University Professor of Art Katherine Liontas-Warren will be honored for her contributions to Oklahoma’s arts and cultural industry during the 39th Governor’s Arts Awards. Liontas-Warren is one of five 2014 recipients of the Arts in Education Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership and service in the arts benefitting youth and/or arts in education. She will receive the award during a ceremony at the Oklahoma State Capitol on Thursday, December 4.

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Cameron University’s 27th Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference to host fall gathering of Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association
By janwilli - 11/10/2014

The Cameron University Department of Agriculture will host the 27th Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference in conjunction with the 2014 Fall Gathering of the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association on Thursday, November 20. Kip Lukasiewicz, DVM, will present the keynote address, “Stockmanship and Its Effect on Outcomes.” The event starts at 6 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. There is no charge to attend. For more information, call the Cameron University Department of Agriculture at 581-2275.

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Cameron University Department of Music to present flute recital by Dr. Carolyn Keyes
By janwilli - 11/4/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music will present Dr. Carolyn Keyes in a solo flute recital on Thursday, November 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for seniors/military and free to Cameron students and faculty with ID. Seating in McCutcheon Recital Hall is limited to the first 80 patrons; doors will open at 7:15 p.m.

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Cameron University to observe Veterans Day with Remembrance Roll Call, American flag display and more
By janwilli - 11/3/2014

Cameron University will honor the national observance of Veterans Day 2014 with a series of events to recognize both active duty and retired members of the U.S. armed forces. Veterans Day takes place on Tuesday, November 11.

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Cameron University to present panel discussion focusing on water resources in southwest Oklahoma
By janwilli - 11/3/2014

In conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival, the School of Business will present “Sustainability of Water Resources in Southwest Oklahoma: Past – Present – Future.” The discussion will take place on Thursday, November 13, at 7 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The event will provide an in-depth perspective regarding water conservation and sustainability and is open to the public at no charge.

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Tickets now on sale for Cameron University’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
By janwilli - 11/3/2014

Tickets are now on sale for Cameron University and Cameron Campus Ministry’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration banquet. This year’s keynote speaker is Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Eugene Robinson, who will present “We’re Someplace We’ve Never Been: Race, Diversity and the New America.” The banquet is scheduled for Monday, January 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Aggie Rec Center. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for students and are available by calling Cameron Campus Ministry at 580-357-7226. The deadline to purchase tickets is Monday, January 12.

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Impact of drought topic of Cameron University panel discussion
By janwilli - 10/31/2014

Cameron University’s Department of History and Government and the School of Liberal Arts will present “The Time It Never Rained: Water, Sustainability and the Future of Texoma,” an examination of the impact of the current drought cycle. The panel discussion takes place in conjunction with “Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities,” Cameron University’s triennial academic festival. The discussion is set for Monday, November 10, at 10 a.m. in the CETES Conference Center and is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University Speech and Debate Team celebrates another Overall Sweepstakes Award
By janwilli - 10/30/2014

Cameron University’s speech and debate team continues to excel at recent forensic tournaments, earning another first place Overall Sweepstakes award and qualifying numerous Aggie competitors for the National Forensic Association’s National Championship Tournament next April.

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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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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 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 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 earns berth in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2014 “Least Debt” rankings
By janwilli - 9/17/2014

Cameron University continues to excel at keeping student debt to a minimum, according to “U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2015.” Cameron is ranked 11th in the category of Least Debt, Class of 2013, among the 136 universities surveyed in the West region of those designated as Regional Universities and is 28th among all 620 Regional Universities surveyed. Significantly, only 30 percent of the Cameron graduates who started and completed a bachelor’s degree at Cameron incurred debt, the lowest percentage in the West region and sixth lowest of all Regional Universities.

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