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Cameron University Law Day 2016 observance to examine Miranda rights
By janwilli - 4/21/2016

In observance of Law Day 2016, the Cameron University Department of History and Government will host a roundtable focused on Miranda v. Arizona, the Supreme Court case that specified what’s commonly known as our Miranda rights. The roundtable will explore the procedural protections afforded to all U.S. citizens by the U.S. Constitution, how those rights are safeguarded by the court system, and why the preservation of these principles is essential to our liberty. The event is slated for Thursday, April 28 at 3:30 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom. It is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University faculty members honored
By janwilli - 4/21/2016

Cameron University faculty members Dr. Saeed Ahmad, Kathy Cloud, Dr. Mike Dunn, Dr. Holly Rice, and Dr. Jeffrey Seger were honored last week with awards recognizing their contributions to Cameron’s academic community. Ahmad received the Faculty Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching, Cloud received the Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching, Dunn received the Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentoring Student Research, Rice was honored with the Faculty Award for Excellence in Service, and Seger was honored with the Bhattacharya Endowed Lectureship for Excellence in Research Award.

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Cameron University Concert Band and 77th Army Band unite for free concert to feature renowned euphonium soloist Demondrae Thurman
By janwilli - 4/19/2016

The Cameron University Concert Band and Fort Sill's 77th Army Band will present a combined concert on Thursday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Special guest Demondrae Thurman, highly acclaimed euphonium soloist, will also be featured. 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. Admission is free.

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Cameron University Department of Music to present combined choral concert with guest ensemble Altus High School Varsity Chorale
By janwilli - 4/19/2016

The Cameron University Department of Music will present an Early Summer Choral Concert, a combined performance featuring the Cameron University Concert Choir, the Cameron University Women’s Ensemble and the Centennial Singers, on Tuesday, April 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. The concert will feature a special guest performance by the Altus High School Varsity Chorale, under the direction of Nick Young. 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 accounting student selected for prestigious Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop
By janwilli - 4/18/2016

Cameron University student Summer Palmer, a junior accounting major from Mountain View, has been selected to attend the 22nd Annual American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Foundation Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop (ASLW) in Durham, N.C. from May 18-20. Palmer is one of approximately 100 college students selected to participate. ASLW is an annual invitation-only program for minority accounting students who plan to pursue the CPA designation. This event aims to strengthen students’ professional skills and understanding of the limitless possibilities and benefits of earning the CPA credential. As an invitee to the prestigious workshop, Palmer’s expenses will be provided by the AICPA Foundation.

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Cameron University School of Business to host virtual information session about graduate programs
By janwilli - 4/18/2016

The ACBSP-accredited Cameron University School of Business will host a virtual information session for the school’s two graduate programs, Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Organizational Leadership, for community members who are looking for a graduate degree program with flexibility. The virtual session is set for Thursday, April 21, at 5:30 p.m. There is no charge for the session, although participants must register in advance at www.cameron.edu/business/graduate/moreinfo. Participants will receive login information after registering.

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Cameron University ranks in top five for Best Value Colleges in Oklahoma
By janwilli - 4/15/2016

Cameron University is among the top five Best Value Colleges in Oklahoma, according to a study released by Smart Asset, a financial technology company that provides data-based information to help consumers with their financial decisions. Using data from three sources – 2014 National Center for Educational Statistics, 2016 Payscale and 2014 College InSight – the study indicates that, of the top five Oklahoma institutions in the survey, Cameron offered the lowest tuition for the 2013-14 academic year. At $5,055, it was well below the state average of $9,276. In addition, the average amount of scholarships and grants for Cameron students exceeded the state average, while student living costs were less than the state average.

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Cameron University Multimedia Design Club offers free Photoshop workshop
By janwilli - 4/13/2016

Cameron University’s Multimedia Design Club will offer a free Photoshop workshop on Monday, April 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 110 of the Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies. The workshop will teach participants how to make composite graphics for the purpose of cards, posters and other items. Pictures and graphics will be provided, although participants are encouraged to bring their own photographs, graphics or text. A scanner will be available for paper images. For more information or to reserve a computer, contact Dr. Linda Wright-Smith at 580-581-5522 or at lindas@cameron.edu.

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Cameron University Guitar Ensemble to present concert
By janwilli - 4/13/2016

The Cameron University Department of Music will present “Dances and Folksongs,” featuring the CU Guitar Ensemble in concert on Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Featured guitarists are Trevor Campbell, Hannah Esquer and William Herrara, Lawton; Tyler Farmer, Geronimo; Samuel Phillips, Sallisaw; and Wesley Stafford, Gulfport, Miss. The CU Guitar Ensemble is directed by Dr. Kirsten Underwood. 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 alumnus Gary Jones, Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector, to address Cameron’s 2016 graduating class
By janwilli - 4/13/2016

Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones, a Cameron University alumnus, will deliver the commencement address to Cameron’s Class of 2016. The annual graduation ceremony is slated for Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Stadium. Following his address, CU’s 2016 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, Fort Sill and Marie Detty/New Directions host events in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
By janwilli - 4/12/2016

Cameron University, Fort Sill and the Marie Detty Youth & Family Service Center, Inc./New Directions Women’s Shelter have slated a series of events in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM). Throughout the month of April, each of the three organizations will be involved in numerous activities to provide information about sexual assault prevention, culminating with three dedication ceremonies on Friday, April 22.

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Cameron University Department of Music will feature piano students in Soirée VII: Concertos, Arias and Duets
By janwilli - 4/6/2016

The Cameron University Department of Music will present “Soirée VII: Concertos, Arias and Duets,” an all-Mozart program featuring Cameron piano students, on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for senior/military/non-Cameron students. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted free with CU I.D.

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Cameron University Department of History and Government launches inaugural issue of CHiPS, an undergraduate research journal
By janwilli - 4/6/2016

The Cameron University Department of History and Government have released CHiPS: The Cameron University Undergraduate Research Journal of History and Political Science. The inaugural volume features the research of three Cameron undergraduates and can be viewed online at www.cameron.edu/history_government/chips.

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Cameron University Department of Art presents visiting artist Tenaya Sims in public lecture
By janwilli - 4/5/2016

The Cameron University Department of Art will feature visiting artist Tenaya Sims presenting a visual lecture on Friday, April 8 at 6 p.m. in the Goodyear Room (Room 100) of the Sciences Complex. The presentation is open to the public at no charge and is made possible by a grant from Cameron University Lectures and Concerts.

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Cameron University Department of Music will present concert by Chautauqua Saxophone Quartet
By janwilli - 4/5/2016

The Cameron University Department of Music will present a performance by the acclaimed Chautauqua Saxophone Quartet on Thursday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for senior/military/non-Cameron students. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted free with CU I.D. .

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“Eclectic,” Cameron University senior art show, to open April 9 at Leslie Powell Gallery
By janwilli - 4/4/2016

The Cameron University Department of Art will present “Eclectic,” an art exhibit featuring the works of Cameron’s senior art majors. The show takes place at the Leslie Powell Gallery, 620 S.W. D Avenue. An opening reception is planned for Saturday, April 9 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University announces return of “CU Summer,” offering tuition waiver for Summer 2016 to concurrent seniors
By janwilli - 4/4/2016

Cameron University announces the return of “CU Summer,” an initiative that will provide financial support through a tuition waiver for the Summer 2016 semester to 2016 high school graduates who were concurrently enrolled during their senior year. Summer classes begin on Wednesday, June 1. Qualified students must enroll by Monday, May 2.

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Cameron to host 500 high school students during annual Agriculture Interscholastic Meet
By janwilli - 3/31/2016

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 Wednesday, April 6, and the FFA Southwest District Public Speaking Contest on Tuesday, April 19. 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 University’s George D. Keathley Department of Military Science honors Army ROTC cadets with annual awards
By janwilli - 3/31/2016

Cameron University’s George D. Keathley Department of Military Science presented awards and scholarships to members of the Comanche Battalion, Cameron’s Army ROTC unit, during a ceremony held last week. The Comanche Battalion annually recognizes cadets for meritorious performance in the areas of military science, academics, physical fitness, personal achievement, and leadership. Awards are sponsored by the Department of the Army; national and local societies, organizations, and businesses; and by private individuals.

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Cameron University names Fall 2015 graduates
By janwilli - 3/31/2016

Cameron University is pleased to announce the names of students who completed graduation requirements at the end of the Fall 2015 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 2016 commencement is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 6, at Cameron Stadium.

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Feature film by Cameron University’s Dr. Matt Jenkins selected for Bare Bones Film Festival, nominated for three awards
By janwilli - 3/30/2016

“Veda,” a feature-length movie written and co-produced by Cameron University’s Dr. Matt Jenkins, has been nominated for three awards at the upcoming Bare Bones International Film Festival. The 63-minute film is in contention for Best Feature Drama, and Dreah Marie is nominated for Best Lead Actress in A Feature. In addition, Jenkins, along with director Charles Stanley, is nominated for the Indie Auteur award. “Veda” will be screened on Saturday, April 23, at 5 p.m. at the Three Rivers Cinema in Muskogee.

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CETES to host 1 Million Cups to educate and connect local entrepreneurs
By janwilli - 3/28/2016

Cameron University’s Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies has joined with the Economic Development Center at Great Plains Technology Center to bring the Kauffman Foundation’s 1 Million Cups (1MC) initiative to Lawton. 1MC is a free, national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. On Wednesday, April 6, CETES will host the first monthly 1MC presentations, featuring the STEM Achievement Foundation and Docere e-Learning Solutions LLC at 9 a.m. The event is open to the public and will be of special interest to entrepreneurs seeking opportunities for networking and growth.

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Cameron University Army ROTC cadet returns from prestigious George C. Marshall Leadership Seminar
By janwilli - 3/28/2016

Cameron University Army ROTC cadet Norman Holcomb recently returned from the 39th Annual George C. Marshall Awards & Leadership Seminar at Fort Leavenworth, Kans. As Cameron’s 2016 George C. Marshall Award recipient, Holcomb joined more than 275 of the top Army ROTC cadets from across the country for the seminar. He was selected to represent Cameron based on his leadership, scholarship, physical fitness and community involvement.

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Cameron University students, staff and faculty inducted into Phi Kappa Phi
By janwilli - 3/28/2016

Cameron University students, staff and faculty members were inducted into the university's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi at a ceremony held last week. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and the top 7.5 percent of juniors. Faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction also qualify. Inductees are expected to attain superior scholarship in all academic disciplines, promote intellectual life and the academic prestige of the university and promote the elements of character that would stimulate others to pursue excellence.

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Public invited to Cameron University’s Computing and Technology Expo
By janwilli - 3/25/2016

The Cameron University Department of Computing and Technology will host a Computing and Technology Expo from March 30-April 1 with a series of presentations and student competitions. All presentations are open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University to commemorate Arbor Day with tree planting ceremony
By janwilli - 3/25/2016

Cameron University will hold its annual Arbor Day observance on Wednesday, March 30 at noon. Members of the Aggie Club, the Biology Club and the Botany Club will be on hand to assist with the planting of a Live Oak north of Howell Hall. The ceremony is open to the public.

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New members inducted into Cameron University’s Phi Eta Sigma honor society
By janwilli - 3/25/2016

The Cameron University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, the national interdisciplinary honor society for first year students, inducted 50 new members during its 30th annual induction ceremony on March 22. The candidates qualified for Phi Eta Sigma in the spring or fall of 2015. Phi Eta Sigma, with chapters on more than 350 college campuses across the nation, encourages and rewards academic excellence achieved by students during their freshman year in institutions of higher learning.

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Cameron University Business Research Center to host business forum focusing on agriculture
By janwilli - 3/25/2016

Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess, Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will host a business forum focusing on agriculture on Thursday, March 31, at 1 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The keynote speaker will be Jim Reese, Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture, who will address the economic outlook for agricultural technological advances as well as challenges in agriculture. The forum is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University Visiting Writers Series continues with Aimee Parkison
By janwilli - 3/22/2016

The Cameron University Department of English and Foreign Languages continues its Visiting Writers Series with award-winning novelist Aimee Parkison on Friday, March 25, at 7 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University Jazz Festival to feature Funky Fresh Trio, local high school bands
By janwilli - 3/11/2016

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the 2016 Jazz Festival with special guests, performances by high school bands and free concerts on Monday and Tuesday, March 28 and 29. The Denver-based Funky Fresh Trio bring their new and different approach to jazz to the festival and will appear with a variety of local performance ensembles.

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