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Cameron University Jazz Festival to present saxophonist/composer Dave Pietro in concert
By janwilli - 3/4/2019

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the 2019 Jazz Festival with special guest artist Dave Pietro on Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Pietro will perform with the Cameron University Jazz Band and the Lawton Community Jazz Band. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for senior citizens/military/K-12 students. Admission is free to CU students, faculty and staff with CU id.

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Cameron University students represent Ethiopia during Midwest Model United Nations 59th Session
By janwilli - 2/28/2019

Seven Cameron University students recently participated in the Midwest Model United Nations 59th Session in St. Louis, Mo. The Cameron contingent served as the delegation from Ethiopia in a simulation of the United Nations General Assembly, Security Council and Economic and Social Council during four days of competition. Midwest Model U.N. is an annual conference that serves as a forum for college students to learn about international affairs, diplomacy and teamwork.

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Artwork by Cameron University student Alexandra Patterson to be exhibited in CU Sciences Complex
By janwilli - 2/28/2019

Cameron University will showcase the work of senior art major Alexandra Patterson with a special exhibition in the Sciences Complex. A printmaker and painter, Patterson will present a gallery talk at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, to introduce the exhibition. The exhibit will feature 15 works, primarily linocut prints as well as a pastel drawing and some watercolor paintings, that depict nature, plant life and animal life, which has been the focus of her work for much of the past two years.

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Tickets now on sale for Cameron University’s International Student Scholarship Banquet
By janwilli - 2/27/2019

Tickets are now on sale for Cameron University’s International Student Scholarship Banquet, slated for Saturday, March 9 at 6 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The event will benefit a scholarship fund for international students and will include a silent auction as well as buffet meal featuring international favorites. Tickets are $20 for the general public; $10 for CU students, and $5 for members of CU’s International Club. Tables of eight are available for $120. To purchase tickets, contact Dr. William Carney at wcarney@cameron.edu or 581-2928.

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Cameron University to host two Graduation Fairs for 2019 CU graduates
By janwilli - 2/27/2019

Cameron University invites all 2019 CU graduates to attend one of two annual Graduation Fairs in order to facilitate their upcoming commencement. A Graduation Fairs will be held on the Lawton campus in the McCasland Ballroom on Thursday, March 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and at CU-Duncan on Monday, March 11 from Noon to 6 p.m. Each Graduation Fair is a “one-stop shop” where members of the Class of 2019 can coordinate numerous elements that contribute to a worry-free graduation.

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Chamber music concert to feature McKelway/King/Whang
By janwilli - 2/27/2019

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present a chamber music concert featuring Hyunsoon Whang and two internationally known guest artists, clarinetist Daniel McKelway and horn player Richard King. The concert is scheduled for Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre and is made possible by co-sponsors Cameron University Lectures and Concerts Series and Pam Marion. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for senior citizens/military/K-12 students. Admission is free to CU students, faculty and staff with CU id. For more information, please call (580) 581-2346.

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Cameron University to offer additional “CU Be A Therapist” workshop in March
By janwilli - 2/26/2019

Cameron University is adding an additional “CU Be A Therapist” workshop due to overwhelming response to the initial event, which is slated for February 28. Another “CU Be A Therapist” workshop will take place on Thursday, March 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Cameron Psychology Clinic, located at 2202 N.W. Ferris Ave. in Lawton. There is no charge to attend, and dinner will be provided to those who pre-register. To register online, go to www.cameron.edu/cubeatherapist and click on “Register” in the last paragraph. For more information, contact Kaley Patterson, Graduate Admissions Counselor, at 580-581-6749 or via email at kpatters@cameron.edu.

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Cameron University Civic Symphony slated for February 26 concert
By janwilli - 2/19/2019

The Cameron University Civic Symphony will take the stage for a concert on Tuesday, February 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $8 for senior adults, military, and middle/high school students. The concert is free to CU students, faculty and staff with CU-id. For more information, contact the CU Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts at 581-2346.

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Cameron Lawton Community Band and Civic Chorale to present combined concert
By janwilli - 2/19/2019

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the Cameron/Lawton Community Band and the Cameron/Lawton Civic Chorale in a combined concert on Sunday, February 24, at 3 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for students, senior citizens and military. All Cameron University faculty, students and staff are admitted free with proper identification.

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Cameron University Concert Band and 77th Army Band unite for free concert
By janwilli - 2/18/2019

The Cameron University Concert Band and Fort Sill's 77th Army Band will present a combined concert on Thursday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. The concert will feature a combination of American military band classics and other popular concert pieces. Admission is free.

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CU Alumni Association names two seniors as Outstanding Aggies of Tomorrow
By janwilli - 2/18/2019

Two Cameron University students have been selected as Outstanding Aggies of Tomorrow by the Cameron University Alumni Association. Savoy King, Lawton, and Karley Patterson, Davidson, will be honored during the CUAA’s annual awards presentation as part of the university’s Homecoming 2019 activities.

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Cameron University to present CU Empowering Women in Leadership and STEM Conference
By janwilli - 2/18/2019

Cameron University will present CU Empowering Women in Leadership and STEM, a conference aimed at strengthening the leadership skills of women in southwest Oklahoma, on Thursday, February 21. The keynote address will be presented cognitive scientist and author Dr. Theresa Huston. The program is open to the public at no cost and takes place in the McCasland Ballroom in the McMahon Centennial Complex. Registration starts at 5 p.m.

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Cameron University students promote benefits of college education at ‘Higher Ed Day’ rally
By janwilli - 2/14/2019

Students from Cameron University were among hundreds of supporters of higher education who rallied in Oklahoma City Tuesday to promote its importance to the state economy. “Higher Education Day at the State Capitol” is an annual event that gives students, faculty and staff from Oklahoma’s public colleges and universities the opportunity to meet with legislators and explain the value of a college degree.

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CU Alumni Association announces CUAA Award honorees and Faculty Hall of Fame inductees
By janwilli - 2/14/2019

The Cameron University Alumni Association is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Young Alumni Awards as well as inductees into the CUAA Faculty Hall of Fame, which will be presented during the university’s homecoming festivities. Ed Goeas III, Polly Krasser and Vendula Krejcova will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards; Michele Johnson and Oluwatoyese Oyewole have been named Outstanding Young Alumni. Scott Richard Klein and Dr. James Lambert will be inducted into the Faculty Hall of Fame. The awards will be presented during the Alumni Awards Dinner on Saturday, March 2 in the McCasland Ballroom. Tickets to the event are $25 per person and can be reserved online at www.homecoming.cameronrsvp.com.

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Cameron University Visiting Writer Series welcomes Constance Squires
By janwilli - 2/14/2019

The Cameron University Department of Communication, English and Foreign Languages continues its Visiting Writers Series with author Constance Squires on Friday, February 15, 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 retains Tree Campus USA® designation
By janwilli - 2/14/2019

Cameron University has earned designation as a Tree Campus USA® for the sixth consecutive year. The national program, launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota, honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation.

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Cameron University welcomes alumna Jiha Choi for guest piano recital
By janwilli - 2/12/2019

Cameron University will present a piano recital by alumna Jiha Choi on Tuesday, February 19 in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Choi, who graduated with a Bachelor of Music in 2013, will perform selections by Schumann, Beethoven, Liszt and Kupustin. The performance will start at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for senior citizens, military and middle/high school. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted at no charge with CU ID.

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Cameron University schedules auditions for “Disney’s The Little Mermaid”
By janwilli - 2/12/2019

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will continue its 2018-2019 season, “Where Everything Comes Together,” with auditions for “ Disney’s The Little Mermaid.” Auditions will be held on Sunday, February 17, and Monday, February 18, at 7 p.m. in the University Theatre. Those auditioning should bring a memorized song of 16 bars with their sheet music, be prepared to read from the script and undergo a dance routine.

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Cameron University Homecoming 2019 to feature variety of activities for alumni and community members
By janwilli - 2/8/2019

Cameron University’s 2019 Homecoming celebration, “Traveling Through Time,” will offer alumni, friends and supporters a multitude of opportunities to gather on the CU campus. On Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2, alumni and visitors can experience a variety of Cameron homecoming traditions, including the Homecoming Chuck Wagon Cookout, men’s and women’s basketball games, the 10th annual Aggie Family Fun Run, presentation of the annual Cameron University Alumni Association Awards, the annual Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Family Fun in the Aggie Rec Center (ARC) and more. Aggie Homecoming activities kick off on Monday, February 25 with a variety of activities and events for CU students. To see a complete list of weekend activities and to register for the CUAA Awards Dinner, go to http://homecoming.cameronrsvp.com.

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Cameron University to present “13 Rue de L’Amour”
By janwilli - 2/7/2019

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will continue its 2018-2019 season, “Where Everything Comes Together,” with George Feydeau’s farce, “13 Rue de L’Amour.” The comical production will take place in the Studio Theatre from February 14-17. The curtain goes up on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, and $10 for senior citizens, military, Cameron faculty and staff, and non-Cameron students. CU students receive one free admission with their CU I.D. Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 580-581-2478.

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CU@SC brings a Valentine Victorian Tea to Simmons Center
By janwilli - 2/5/2019

Cameron University’s CU@SC program returns to Duncan with a Valentine Victorian Tea on Sunday, February 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will feature a traditional high tea as well as a presentation by Dr. Vivian Thomlinson on Christina Rosetti’s “A Goblin Market”: A Misunderstood Tale About Love. The event will take place in the Rosebud Room of the Simmons Center. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children K-12. CU students, faculty and staff will be admitted for free with valid CU ID. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. To RSVP, call 580-581-2491.

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Cameron’s 22nd Annual Red River Expo prepares job seekers for success
By janwilli - 2/5/2019

Cameron University’s Office of Student Development presents the 22nd Annual Red River Career Expo, an event which provides an opportunity for all students, military personnel and residents of southwest Oklahoma to meet with national, regional and local employers. A wide-range of career fields, including health care, accounting, business/financial management, marketing, engineering, information technology, sales, law enforcement, and more, will be represented. The Red River Career Expo takes place on Thursday, February 21 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Aggie Rec Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University to offer free “CU Be A Therapist” workshop for aspiring mental health professionals
By janwilli - 2/5/2019

Residents of Southwest Oklahoma who are interested in learning about becoming a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT) or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) are invited to attend Cameron University’s “CU Be A Therapist” workshop on Thursday, February 28. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Cameron Psychology Clinic, located at 2202 N.W. Ferris Ave. in Lawton. There is no charge to attend, and dinner will be provided to those who pre-register. To register online, go to www.cameron.edu/cubeatherapist and click on “Register” in the last paragraph. For more information, contact Kaley Patterson, Graduate Admissions Counselor, at 580-581-6749 or via email at kpatters@cameron.edu.

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Cameron University students present research at world’s largest mathematics meeting
By janwilli - 1/31/2019

Five Cameron University mathematics students presented the outcomes of their recent research projects during the Joint Mathematics Meeting, the largest mathematics conference in the world, in mid-January. Michael Demmin, Joseph Morgan, Upama Neupane, Hella Quinnett and Samundra Regmi each made oral presentations during the conference.

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Cameron University to keep housing and board rates at current rate for 2019-2020
By janwilli - 1/30/2019

Following approval earlier today by the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents, Cameron University has set housing and board rates for the 2019-2020 academic year. For the third consecutive year, board rates will remain unchanged. Housing rates will also remain at the current level.

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Cameron announces Fall 2018 honor rolls
By janwilli - 1/29/2019

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor lists for the Fall 2018 semester. To make the President’s Honor Roll, 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 Honor Roll requires a B average (3.00-3.99).

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Cameron University and CU-Duncan retain Certified Healthy Campus designation
By janwilli - 1/24/2019

Both campuses of Cameron University have retained designation as a Certified Healthy Campus - the Lawton campus for the eighth consecutive year, and CU-Duncan for the fifth year in a row. Both designations are at the Excellence level, the highest level in the program. The designation is awarded by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) in conjunction with the Oklahoma Academy, The State Chamber of Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Turning Point Council. Certified Healthy Campus is a program of the “Shape Your Future” campaign which recognizes college campuses and vocational technical schools that make a positive impact on the health of their employees and students.

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Cameron University’s Hyunsoon Whang to present piano recital
By janwilli - 1/24/2019

Cameron University’s Hyunsoon Whang, Professor of Music and McMahon Endowed Chair in Music, will present a piano recital featuring the music of Schumann, Beethoven and Chopin on Sunday, February 3 at 4 p.m. in the University Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $8 for senior citizens, K-12 students and members of the military. Cameron students, faculty and staff are admitted free with valid ID.

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Cameron University to host claims processor from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
By janwilli - 1/24/2019

Cameron University’s Office of Veterans Affairs will host a claims processor from the Muskogee VA Regional Processing Office on Monday, February 4. Jeremy Kerns, Senior Veterans Claims Examiner, for the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, will be on the Cameron campus to assist veterans, active service members and their dependents. Kerns will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 332 of North Shepler to answer questions about all chapters of GI Bill® benefits, payments, and outstanding debts. He will be able to check on individual VA educational claims benefit status and can answer specific questions about educational benefit eligibility, check amounts and more. For more information, call CU Office of Veterans Affairs at 580-581-2301.

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Cameron University online MBA program recognized by US News & World Report
By janwilli - 1/16/2019

Cameron University’s Master in Business Administration (MBA) program has been included in U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best Online MBA Programs. CU’s MBA program is one of only four in Oklahoma to be recognized and is the top-ranked Oklahoma regional university on the list.

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