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Cameron University’s Dr. Abbas Johari honored with Outstanding Reviewer Award
By janwilli - 12/18/2018

Cameron University faculty member Dr. Abbas Johari has been honored with the Outstanding Reviewer Award by the Cultural and Regional Perspectives section of the Educational Technology Research and Development journal (ETR&D). ETR&D, the premier journal of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), presented the award in recognition of editors whose reviews are meritorious in number and quality and whose hard work assists the journal in maintaining their high standard.

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Tickets now on sale for Cameron University’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
By janwilli - 12/17/2018

Tickets are now on sale for Cameron University and Cameron Campus Ministry’s 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration banquet. This year’s keynote speaker is Bakari Sellers, CNN political analyst, lawyer and activist. He will present “Education, Civil Rights and Equality: Cornerstones for Our Future.” The banquet is scheduled for Monday, January 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. Tickets are $40 for adults and $18 for students and are available by calling Cameron Campus Ministry at 580-699-2004. The deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, January 11. Seating is limited.

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Cameron University to close for holidays; sets intersession hours for Aggie Rec Center
By janwilli - 12/17/2018

Administrative offices at Cameron University will be closed for the holiday season beginning Thursday, December 20, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2018. Classes for the Spring 2019 semester will begin on Monday, January 7, 2019.

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Cameron University staff members selected to receive Pickaxe Award
By janwilli - 12/7/2018

Cameron University staff members Margaret Coffee and Gilbert Doster are the recipients of the 2018 Pickaxe Awards, which recognize full-time Cameron employees whose performance is above and beyond expectations. Coffee is the Records Manager in the Office of the Registrar, and Doster serves as Academic Advisor in the Office of Student Support Services. Each received a $1,000 stipend and a commemorative award.

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Annual performance of Handel’s “Messiah” slated
By janwilli - 11/29/2018

The Cameron University/Lawton Civic Chorus will join the Lawton Schubert Music Club and Fort Sill's New Post Chapel for the 77th annual presentation of Handel's “Messiah.” The annual Lawton tradition will take place on Saturday, December 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the McMahon Auditorium, located at 801 Northwest Ferris Avenue in Elmer Thomas Park. Admission is free; donations will be accepted.

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Cameron University Guitar Ensemble set for December concert
By janwilli - 11/27/2018

The Cameron University Guitar Ensemble will take the stage on Wednesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m. in McCutcheon Recital Hall. Directed by Dr. Kirsten Underwood, the ensemble is made up of Cameron music majors Damian Alvarado, Trevor Campbell and Hannah Esquer, all of Lawton. 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 Foundation launches year-end fundraising campaign to generate gifts for the Aggie Fund for Student Success
By janwilli - 11/20/2018

In an effort to secure private gifts that will benefit Cameron University students, the Cameron University Foundation has launched “Roots of Our Success,” a fundraising campaign to generate donations to the Aggie Fund for Student Success. In addition to funding scholarships, donations to the Aggie Fund will be used to provide access to a quality education and global experiences; provide innovative teaching and experiential learning to prepare students for leadership; and optimize academic success.

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Cameron University Department of Social Sciences to present “Combating Crimes Against the Elderly: the Forgotten Victims”
By janwilli - 11/20/2018

The Cameron University Department of Social Sciences will present “Combating Crimes Against the Elderly: The Forgotten Victims,” the sixth presentation of the department’s “Justice For All Series.” Guest speakers Julie Bays and Mykel Fry, both from the Office of the Oklahoma Attorney General, are the featured speakers. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, November 27, at 2 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University tree lighting events offer food, fun and fellowship for all
By janwilli - 11/20/2018

Cameron University will host tree lighting ceremonies at both of its campuses to herald the start of the holiday season. CU will host its annual festivities from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, November 29, in Bentley Gardens and the McMahon Centennial Complex on the main campus in Lawton. Cameron University-Duncan’s celebration is from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, November 26. Both events open to the public at no charge.

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Duncan area residents invited to enjoy holiday activities during the tree lighting at Cameron University-Duncan
By janwilli - 11/20/2018

Cameron University invites residents of Duncan and the surrounding area to attend the annual Cameron University-Duncan tree lighting from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, November 26. The event takes place at CU-Duncan, 3100 W. Bois D’Arc Ave. This event is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University closing for Thanksgiving; Aggie Rec Center hours modified for holiday period
By janwilli - 11/19/2018

Cameron University will be closed from November 21-23 for celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday. No classes will be held during this time, and administrative offices will be closed. Classes resume and offices re-open for normal business hours on Monday, November 26.

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Cameron University commits to State Regents Reach Higher: DirectComplete program
By janwilli - 11/19/2018

Cameron University is one of 12 Oklahoma institutions of higher education that is participating in the Reach Higher: DirectComplete program. Reach Higher: DirectComplete, an expanded adult degree completion program that connects state workforce development need with degree programs, was launched by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education last week. OSRHE has received a grant from the Lumina Foundation that provides more than $777,000 over a three-year period to support the program.

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Cameron University vocal students to present “Amahl and The Night Visitors” and scenes from “Hansel and Gretel”
By janwilli - 11/19/2018

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts Department will present “Amahl and the Night Visitors” as well as scenes from the opera “Hansel and Gretel” featuring performances by CU vocal students. Performances are slated for Thursday and Friday, November 29-30, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. General admission tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens, military members and students. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted at no charge with CU-ID. As seating is limited, patrons are encouraged to reserve tickets in advance by calling 580-581-2336.

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Employers invited to participate in Cameron University’s Red River Career Expo
By janwilli - 11/13/2018

Cameron University is inviting employers to participate in the 22nd annual Red River Career Expo, scheduled for Thursday, February 21 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. in the Aggie Rec Center. The event will provide participating companies with the opportunity to recruit new employees, as community members, CU students, military families and more will be on site to meet with national, regional and local employers. All career fields are encouraged to participate. Higher education institutions are also welcome to attend. To register as a vendor, call 580-581-2209 or email hirecameronaggies@cameron.edu. Vendors who register by December 28 will receive an early-bird discount of $200. After December 28, the cost to register is $250.

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Redlands, Cameron agreement expected to boost number of agriculture degrees in western Oklahoma
By janwilli - 11/9/2018

Redlands Community College and Cameron University have entered into an agreement that will enable agriculture majors at Redlands who earn associate degrees to more easily work toward bachelor’s degrees at Cameron.

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Cameron University to present domestic comedy “Living Together”
By janwilli - 11/6/2018

Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts continues its 2018-2019 theatre season, celebrating “Where Everything Comes Together,” with Alan Ayckbourn’s “Living Together.” The domestic comedy, set in 1975, will be presented in the Studio Theatre from November 15-18. 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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Cameron University piano and vocal students join forces to present Soirée Xa: Duets and Love Songs
By janwilli - 11/6/2018

Cameron University piano students will be joined by vocal students to present “Soirée Xa: Duets and Love Songs” on Monday, November 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for senior/military/non-Cameron students. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted free with CU I.D.

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Cameron University’s Country Jazz Fusion returns for 38th annual concert
By janwilli - 11/6/2018

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the 38th annual Country/Jazz Fusion Concert on Tuesday, November 13, with special guest Bobby Flores and the Wagon Wheels Trio. A multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, arranger and vocalist, Flores will perform with the Cameron University Jazz Ensemble and the Cameron University/ Lawton Community Jazz Ensemble. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is free. The concert is made possible by Cameron University Lectures and Concerts.

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Cameron University’s 31st Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference to focus on “Federal Farm Policy Update”
By janwilli - 11/5/2018

Cameron University will present its 31st Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference on Thursday, November 15, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Amy D. Hagerman, State Specialist in Agriculture and Food Policy and Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University. Hagerman will provide on update on Federal farm policy. The conference will start with dinner at 6 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. There is no charge to attend.

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Cameron University Veterans Day observation to honor members of the Armed Forces with guest speaker, Remembrance Roll Call, American flag display and more
By janwilli - 11/5/2018

Cameron University will participate in the national observance of Veterans Day 2018 with a series of events to honor both active duty and retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces. On Monday, November 12, the Comanche Battalion, Cameron’s Army ROTC unit, will post the colors at 1 p.m., to start the Veterans Day Observance. Following a performance of the National Anthem s, those in attendance will be asked to observe a minute of silence to honor our nation’s veterans and active duty service men and women. Cameron will continue the tradition of participating in the National Remembrance Roll Call with a reading of the names of those lives lost since last Veterans Day. CU is honored to host Major General Wilson A. Shoffner, Jr., Commanding General, Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill, who will speak about the significance of Veterans Day. This event is open to the public and takes place in Veterans Grove, located on the north side of Howell Hall. Veterans from all branches of the Armed Forces are invited to attend.

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Cameron University welcomes veterans, active military and dependents to Veterans Resource Fair
By janwilli - 10/31/2018

In conjunction with the national observance of Veterans Day, Cameron University’s Office of Veterans Affairs will host 23 organizations that offer assistance to veterans, military service members and their dependents with information regarding various services available. The CU Veterans Resource Fair will be held Wednesday, November 7, and Thursday, November 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first floor of the McMahon Centennial Complex.

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New Cameron University endowed scholarship to benefit Native American students
By janwilli - 10/31/2018

The Cameron University Foundation has established the Ethel Marie Gibson Endowed Scholarship in Biology and Health Science, thanks to the generosity of Tracie and John Davis. The couple chose to establish the endowment to honor the late Marie Gibson Tuck, Mrs. Davis’ mother. Prior to her marriage, Marie Gibson attended Cameron State Agricultural College, where she played basketball. The scholarship will benefit Native American students at CU who are pursuing a degree in one of the science disciplines. Preference will be given to student athletes and to Chickasaw and Choctaw tribal members. Recipients may retain the scholarship throughout degree completion for up to eight semesters.

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Lawton Farmers Market returns to Cameron University for winter months
By janwilli - 10/26/2018

The Lawton Farmers Market, an initiative of the Southwest Growers Association, will return to Cameron University for the winter months beginning on Saturday, November 3. The winter market will operate each Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., continuing through the end of March 2019 in Cameron’s Animal Sciences Building. The building is located on the west side of the 900 block of SW 38th Street. Parking is available on the south side of the building. For more information, visit www.lawtonfarmersmarket.com or email lawtonfarmersmarket@yahoo.com

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Cameron announces Summer 2018 honor rolls
By janwilli - 10/26/2018

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor rolls for the Summer 2018 semester. To make the President’s Honor Roll, undergraduate students must be enrolled full-time (carrying at least six hours of classes) and maintain a straight-A (4.0) average. The Dean’s Honor Roll requires a B (3.00-3.99) average.

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Cameron University Concert Choir and MacArthur High School Choir invite you to “Fall Into Music”
By janwilli - 10/23/2018

The Cameron University Concert Choir and special guest the MacArthur High School Choir will present “Fall Into Music,” a joint concert on Tuesday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted at no charge with proper identification.

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Community members invited to Fright Week activities at Cameron University
By janwilli - 10/23/2018

Fright Week is coming to Cameron University, with a series of community-friendly, spooktacular events that will be fun for the entire family! Sponsored by CU’s Programming Activities Council and the Office of Student Housing, Fright Week festivities will offer activities for all ages at no charge.

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Fundraising effort results in Lawton High School Class of 1959 Endowed Scholarship at Cameron University
By janwilli - 10/23/2018

Following a highly successful fundraising effort launch in October 2017, members of the Lawton High School Class of 1959 have generated contributions of $14,500, which have been used to establish the Lawton High School Class of 1959 Endowed Scholarship. Dr. Kenneth Gross and Larry Thompson, both of Lawton, spearheaded the effort after class members decided to no longer hold class reunions.

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Community members invited to free screening of documentary film “Resilience” at Cameron University
By janwilli - 10/17/2018

The Cameron University Department of Psychology is partnering with the Potts Family Foundation and The Salvation Army to present a special screening of the nationally heralded documentary, “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope.” The one-hour film delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent toxic stress. “Resilience” will be screened on Friday, October 26 at 6 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex on the Cameron campus. The screening is open to the public at no charge, although pre-registration is requested. To register for a free seat, go to www.eventbrite.com and search for “Resilience.”

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Cameron University offers CU Become a Teacher workshops to assist future educators
By janwilli - 10/17/2018

Residents of southwest Oklahoma who are considering entering the field of teaching are invited to attend one of Cameron University’s “CU Become a Teacher” workshops. The free, specialized workshops focus on the multiple pathways for becoming a teacher. Each session runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. There is no charge to attend. A free dinner is provided for all who pre-register. To register online, go to http://www.cameron.edu/cu-become-a-teacher and click on “Registration Form.” For more information, email CUTeach@cameron.edu or call 580-581-2320.

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Cameron University Percussion Ensemble and Pan Express to appear in concert
By janwilli - 10/16/2018

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the CU Percussion Ensemble on Thursday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Friends of Cameron Percussion will host a reception in the theatre foyer following the concert. Tickets are $10 for adults and, $8 for students, senior citizens and military members and can be purchased at the door. CU faculty, students and staff are admitted free with proper identification. For more information, contact the Cameron University Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts at 580-581-2346.

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