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Artwork by Cameron University students accepted for exhibition
By janwilli - 4/29/2014

Artwork by Cameron University students Ashley Brown, Manda Shae Dickinson and Amanda Lenhardt has been accepted for Biting the Apple 2014: Man Made, sponsored by Individual Artists of Oklahoma. The art exhibit is part of IAO’s annual erotic arts show which includes live musical entertainment. Biting the Apple 2014 takes place from May 2-3 at IAO, located at 706 W. Sheridan in Oklahoma City.

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Cameron University to host annual conference of Oklahoma Criminal Justice Association
By janwilli - 4/23/2014

Cameron University will host the Eighth Annual Conference of the Oklahoma Criminal Justice Association (OCJA) on Friday, April 25. The conference takes place at the CETES Conference Center and is open to the public. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The registration fee is $20. For more information, call the Cameron University Department of Criminal Justice at 581-2490.

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Cameron celebrates Earth Day with tree donation from Lawton Northeast On-Line Branch Lions Club
By janwilli - 4/22/2014

Cameron University celebrated Earth Day with a tree planting, thanks to a donation from the Lawton Northeast On-Line Branch Lions Club, a branch of the Lawton Northeast Lions Club. This marks the sixth consecutive year the group has donated a tree to the university. Allen Granger, president of the Lawton Northeast On-Line Branch Lions Club was joined by members of the club to plant an Eastern Redbud on the northeast side of Cameron’s Aggie Gym.

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Cameron University computing and technology students test skills at national information technology collegiate conference
By janwilli - 4/22/2014

Cameron University computing and technology students tested their skills in a variety of competitions during the Association of Information Technology Professional’s 19th Annual National Collegiate Conference in Atlanta, Ga. Gilron Charles, St. George’s, Grenada; Stephan Christmas, Geronimo; Kenesha Fairley, Lawton; Harry Kimberling, Franklinton, N.C.; Markita Nash, Lawton; Alka Shrestha, Kathmandu, Nepal; Eugenio Vazquez-Ruiz, Colima, Mexico; and Edmund Velinor, St. Peter’s Parish, St. Kitts & Nevis, were among more than 500 students nationwide who attended the conference.

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Cameron University Alumni Association establishes endowed scholarship
By janwilli - 4/22/2014

The Cameron University Alumni Association (CUAA) has donated $10,000 to the Cameron University Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship that will benefit Cameron students for generations. In addition, the CUAA Board of Directors has pledged to continue raising funds for the endowment.

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Cameron students named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities
By janwilli - 4/18/2014

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 - 4/18/2014

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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Cameron University presents creative writing awards
By janwilli - 4/18/2014

Cameron University students were honored for their creative writing at the English program’s banquet in early 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 presents free concert featuring Cameron University Guitar Ensemble
By janwilli - 4/18/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music will present the CU Guitar Ensemble in concert on Tuesday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Featured guitarists are Ashim Bohara, Kathmandu, Nepal; Jeremy Redbird and Shane Rutherford, Lawton; and Wesley Stafford, Altus. The concert is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University to celebrate Arbor Day observance with tree planting ceremonies
By janwilli - 4/17/2014

Cameron University will hold its annual Arbor Day celebration in conjunction with Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22 at Noon. 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 three Bosnian pines on the south side of Nance Boyer Hall. Following a brief ceremony, members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority will plant a Prairiefire crabapple tree on the west side of the Academic Commons. They will be assisted by Dr. Cheryl A. Monts, who played a key role in founding Cameron’s Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter. Both ceremonies are open to the public.

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Cameron University Library and Lawton Area Reading Council present children’s author Rebecca Kai Dotlich
By janwilli - 4/17/2014

The Cameron University Library and the Lawton Area Reading Council (LARC) will present noted children’s author Rebecca Kai Dotlich in a series of child-oriented presentations on May 1st and 2nd. Dotlich will entertain fourth and fifth graders on both days at 9:45 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. The Thursday presentations will take place in the CETES Conference Center, and the Friday presentations are scheduled for the Shepler Ballroom. The presentations are open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University Department of Music presents faculty recital featuring Dr. Matthew Mireles on euphonium
By janwilli - 4/17/2014

The Cameron University Department of Music presents Dr. Matthew Mireles on euphonium in recital on Monday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Mireles will be accompanied by Yiuka Chan Spannagel on piano. The recital is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University Concert Band and 77th Army Band unite for free, combined concert
By janwilli - 4/16/2014

The Cameron University Concert Band will be joined by Fort Sill's 77th Army Band for a combined concert on Thursday, May 1, 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 Chief Warrant Officer 1st Class Matthew David. Admission is free.

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Cameron University Concert Choir and Centennial Singers to host vocal groups from Walters, Marlow and Lawton Eisenhower during combined concert
By janwilli - 4/15/2014

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 29. The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre and will include guest appearances by the Walters High School Varsity Choir, directed by Charla Dedmon; the Eisenhower High School Gentry Singers, directed by Debbie Wood, and the Marlow High School Show Choir, directed by Brent Logan. 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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Public invited to CU-Duncan SpringFest
By janwilli - 4/14/2014

Cameron University-Duncan will celebrate the arrival of spring with CU-Duncan SpringFest, a fun-filled evening for the entire family, on Thursday, April 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. The event takes place at CU-Duncan, 3100 W. Bois D’Arc, and is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University presents Southwest Oklahoma STEM Summit: A Business, Education, and Government Initiative to Advance Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in Southwest Oklahoma
By janwilli - 4/11/2014

Cameron University and the Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies will present the Southwest Oklahoma STEM Summit: A Business, Education, and Government Initiative to Advance Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in Southwest Oklahoma, on Wednesday, April 23. The event takes place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex and is open to the public at no charge. Please RSVP by April 16 via email to stem@cetes.org or by calling 581-2308.

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Cameron welcomes new members to Kappa Delta Pi education honor society
By janwilli - 4/11/2014

Cameron University’s Upsilon Xi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education, will welcome 38 new members. An induction ceremony for 22 students took place on the Cameron campus earlier this week. An additional 16 students who are pursuing degrees through Cameron’s elementary education program at Rogers State University in Claremore will take place on May 5.

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Cameron alumnus Bill W. Burgess, Jr. to address Cameron’s 2014 graduating class
By janwilli - 4/10/2014

Cameron alumnus Bill W. Burgess, Jr., will deliver the commencement address to Cameron University’s Class of 2014. The annual graduation ceremony is slated for Friday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Stadium. Following his address, CU’s 2014 graduates will receive their diplomas. A fireworks display will cap off the occasion. The public is invited to attend.

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Cameron University Testing Center earns national certification
By janwilli - 4/10/2014

The Testing Center at Cameron University has earned Test Center Certification from the National College Testing Association (NCTA). In earning the certification, the Testing Center met rigorous criteria based on NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines which were developed to guide post-secondary test centers in the delivery of quality testing programs. Cameron’s Testing Center is one of only two higher education testing centers in the state to earn the certification. NCTA Test Center Certification will be in place for five years and can be renewed by demonstrating continued compliance to national standards.

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Cameron University faculty members honored
By janwilli - 4/8/2014

Cameron University faculty members Dr. Gary Buckley, Dr. Edris Montalvo, Dr. Michelle Smith and Dr. Derik Steyn were honored tonight with awards recognizing their contributions to Cameron’s academic community. Buckley received the Award for Excellence and Innovation in Instructional Technology Integration, Montalvo received the Award for Excellence and Innovation in Scholarship and Artistic Endeavor in the Education Enterprise, Smith received the Award for Excellence and Innovation in University Service, and Steyn received the Bhattacharya Endowed Lectureship for Excellence in Research Award.

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Cameron University announces winners of “University Choice Awards”
By janwilli - 4/8/2014

Five members of the Cameron University faculty and staff have been selected as this year’s recipients of Cameron’s University Choice Awards. Dr. Theresa Billiot, Megan Canfield, Dr. Jenel Cavazos, Sarah Collins and Marty Sherman received their awards during a ceremony tonight on the Cameron campus. Each received a plaque recognizing his/her achievement as well as a $1,000 stipend.

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Apply now for Cameron University science summer academies
By janwilli - 4/7/2014

Now is the time for middle school and high school students interested in attending Cameron University’s Science Detectives Summer Academy, NanoExplorers: A High School Summer Science Academy and the new Applied Mathematics and Aerospace Engineering Summer Academy to apply for the residential camps. All three academies are free to participating students. Information about each of the camps is presented below. A listing of all Cameron University summer camps can be found at www.cameron.edu/summer-camps.

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Cameron University faculty member receives National Science Foundation research grant from OK EPSCoR
By janwilli - 4/7/2014

Cameron University faculty member Brandon McDonald has been awarded a research grant by the Oklahoma Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (OK EPSCoR) which will fund his ongoing research on the kangaroo rat. OK EPSCoR was established by the National Science Foundation in 1985 to strengthen Oklahoma’s exploration and growth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The grant includes a generous stipend for a student to work as an undergraduate research assistant.

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CETES Tech Night to examine 3D printing
By janwilli - 4/7/2014

The Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies (CETES) located at Cameron University presents Tech Night on Tuesday, April 15, from 6-9 p.m. This month’s presentation features Kevin Harris, co-founder of Radiant Fabrication and an independent game developer, who will present “Demystifying 3D Printing.” The session will take place in the Sarkeys Conference Room (Room 207) at CETES. Tech Night is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University’s Terry Conley named to national post
By janwilli - 4/4/2014

Dr. Terry Conley, Dean of the School of Science and Technology at Cameron University, has been elected to serve a three-year term as a Councilor in the Biology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Conley’s term will begin in June 2014, concurrent with the national CUR conference in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1978, CUR supports and promotes high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship. The organization has a membership of nearly 10,000 individuals and more than 650 universities and colleges.

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Cameron University’s Scholars Summit to focus on research and scholarly activities
By janwilli - 4/4/2014

Cameron University will present the 2013-14 Scholars Summit, a celebration of faculty and student research scholarship and creative activities, on April 10-11 in the CETES Conference Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include poster presentations, research exhibits and student panel presentations. The Scholars Summit is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron to host 500 high school students during annual Agriculture Interscholastic Meet
By janwilli - 4/2/2014

The Cameron University Department of Agriculture will play host to approximately 500 high school students representing 70 high schools from throughout Oklahoma during its annual FFA Agriculture Interscholastic Meet on Wednesday, April 9 and Monday, April 22. 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 speech and debate team claims championships, top awards at national tournaments
By janwilli - 4/2/2014

The members of the Cameron University speech and debate team wrapped up their competitive season with outstanding results at two national tournaments, the JV Nationals in Hutchinson, Kan., and the Pi Kappa Delta (PKD) National Comprehensive Tournament in Indianapolis, Ind. The team brought home national championships from both tournaments, as well as a slew of other top awards.

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Cameron University Department of Arts presents “Theosophia” senior art exhibition at Museum of the Great Plains
By janwilli - 4/1/2014

The Cameron University Department of Art presents “Theosophia,” the Annual Senior Art Exhibition, from April 5 through May 4 at the Museum of the Great Plains, 601 NW Ferris Ave. in Lawton. “Theosophia” showcases mature bodies of works by 19 Cameron students. Included in the exhibition are paintings, drawings, prints, digital work, and graphic design. The opening reception is Saturday, April 5 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

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Cameron University to host Graduation Fair for 2014 CU graduates
By janwilli - 3/27/2014

Cameron University will host a Graduation Fair for 2014 graduates in order to facilitate the various aspects of commencement. The Graduation Fair will take place on Monday, March 31 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. All 2014 Cameron graduates are encouraged to visit the event.

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