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Cameron University Testing Center earns national recertification
By janwilli - 12/11/2019

The Testing Center at Cameron University has been recertified by the National College Testing Association (NCTA). Originally certified in 2014, the Testing Center continues to meet the rigorous criteria required for recertification, which will be in place for five years.

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Community ensembles to present 78th annual performance of Handel’s “Messiah”
By janwilli - 12/10/2019

The Cameron University/Lawton Civic Chorus, the Lawton Schubert Music Club and Fort Sill's New Post Chapel will join together for the 78th annual presentation of Handel's “Messiah.” The popular Lawton tradition will take place on Saturday, December 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the McMahon Auditorium, located at 801 Northwest Ferris Avenue in Elmer Thomas Park. The performance will be approximately one hour in length and will feature soloists and a professional orchestra that accompanies the volunteer chorus. Admission is free; donations will be accepted.

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Cameron University Foundation launches year-end fundraising campaign to generate gifts for the Aggie Fund for Student Success
By janwilli - 12/9/2019

The Cameron University Foundation has launched a year-end fundraising campaign to generate gifts for the Aggie Fund for Student Success. Supported by private gifts, the Aggie Fund is dedicated to ensuring that all students have the opportunity to earn a college degree. Gifts can be made online at http://www.cameron.edu/cu_foundation/ways-to-give, which will direct donors to a secure, online credit card form. Donations to the Aggie Fund are tax-deductible.

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Cameron University staff members selected to receive Pickaxe Award
By janwilli - 12/6/2019

Cameron University staff members Lisa Armstrong and Kay Means are the recipients of the 2019 Pickaxe Awards, which recognize full-time Cameron employees whose performance is above and beyond expectations. Armstrong is the Accounting Clerk/Typesetter in the CU Print Shop, and Means serves as Assistant Director in the Office of Admissions. Each received a $1,000 stipend and a commemorative award.

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Cameron University vocal students to perform scenes from popular operas
By janwilli - 10/29/2019

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts Department will present “An Evening of Opera Scenes and Arias” featuring performances by CU vocal students. Performances are slated for Thursday and Friday, November 7-8, 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 580-581-2346.

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Cameron University Concert Choir to present holiday concert with Oklahoma City Handbell Ensemble
By janwilli - 11/26/2019

The Cameron University Concert Choir will present a holiday-themed program featuring the Oklahoma City Handbell Ensemble on Friday, December 6, at 7:30 p.m. The festive event will be held at the First Presbyterian Church located at 1302 S.W. A Avenue in Lawton. General admission tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for senior citizens, military members, and students. CU students, faculty, and staff are admitted at no charge with CU-ID. Tickets can be reserved by calling 580-581-2346.

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Cameron University sets $10,000 goal for Giving Tuesday donations to benefit student organizations
By janwilli - 11/25/2019

On Tuesday, December 3, Cameron University will earmark all donations received that day to benefit the institution’s student organizations, in observance of Giving Tuesday, the national day of giving. Donors are encouraged to specify which student organization they wish to support to ensure that the gift goes to the organization of their choice. Donors may also donate to the campaign in advance of Giving Tuesday if they prefer. Gifts can be made online at http://www.cameron.edu/cu_foundation/ways-to-give, which will direct donors to a secure, online credit card form. Gifts can also be mailed to Cameron University, Office of University Advancement, Administration 145, Lawton, OK 73505.

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Duncan area residents invited to enjoy holiday activities during the tree lighting at Cameron University-Duncan
By janwilli - 11/25/2019

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 Tuesday, December 3. 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 tree lighting events offer food, fun and fellowship for all
By janwilli - 11/25/2019

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 Wednesday, December 4, 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 Tuesday, December 3. Both events are open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University staff member Alan Purdie honored by state organization
By janwilli - 11/20/2019

Cameron University staff member Alan Purdie has been honored with the Marshall Webb Award by the Oklahoma Veteran Education Specialist Association (OVESA) for his commitment to veterans. The award honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions through constructive participation in veterans’ organizations and who demonstrate a deep sense of caring for the veterans as exemplified by the late Mr. Webb, former president of the Oklahoma Association of Veterans Coordinators and Counselors, now known as OVESA.

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Cameron University forensics team continues winning ways
By janwilli - 11/19/2019

The Cameron University Forensics team continues its winning ways, taking home six awards in three individual events as well as the 2nd Place Overall Sweepstakes at the OSTCA Invitational held at Rogers State University. The forensics tournament featured teams from Oklahoma institutions of higher education.

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Cameron University closing for Thanksgiving; Aggie Rec Center hours modified for holiday period
By janwilli - 11/18/2019

Cameron University will be closed from November 27-29 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, December 2.

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Cameron University welcomes Julie Briggs Cunningham as Director of Development
By janwilli - 11/15/2019

Cameron University has welcomed Julie Briggs Cunningham as Director of Development. Cunningham, whose career in development and fundraising has included positions in higher education, joins the CU staff from Project Hero, where she served as Development Manager for the Eastern Region.

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Cameron University forensics team claims three first place awards
By janwilli - 11/14/2019

The Cameron University Forensics team recently traveled to the Cowtown Swing for one-day tournaments hosted by Texas Christian University and West Texas A&M University. CU students Braydon Hunter and Micah Elroy competed in two events each in both tournaments.

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Cameron University MBA program earns national ranking
By janwilli - 11/13/2019

Cameron University’s Master of Business Administration program has been recognized by Great Value Colleges by inclusion in the ranking of Top 25 Online MBA Programs with No GMAT Requirement for 2020. The CU MBA program, which can be completed online, ranked 21st in the nation. Cameron is the only public university in Oklahoma to earn placement in the ranking.

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Cameron University welcomes Carey Monroe as Director of Events Management
By janwilli - 11/13/2019

Carey Monroe has joined the Cameron University staff as Director of Events Management. A CU alumna who earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2008, Monroe was previously Community Events Coordinator and Graphic Designer for City National Bank.

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Cameron University Theatre Arts program to present Tony Award-nominated “A Doll’s House Part 2”
By janwilli - 11/12/2019

Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts will continue its 2019-2020 theatre season, celebrating “Women’s Roles in the Theatre,” with playwright Lucas Hnath’s “A Doll’s House Part 2.” This tragicomedy will be presented in the Studio Theatre from November 21-24. 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’s 32nd Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference to focus on “Cow Nutrition and Fetal Programming”
By janwilli - 11/11/2019

Cameron University will present its 32nd Annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference on Thursday, November 21, featuring keynote speaker Steven E. Myers, Ph.D., Technical Sales Specialist, Purina Animal Nutrition. 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 Concert Band and Chamber Winds to share the stage
By janwilli - 11/8/2019

The Cameron University Concert Band will share the stage with the Cameron University Chamber Winds for a combined concert on Thursday, November 14. The performance will start at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. 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.

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Cameron University to provide information about graduate degree programs at free “CU in Business” presentation
By janwilli - 11/7/2019

Cameron University’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies and Department of Business will present “CU in Business,” an informational workshop that will highlight Cameron’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) degree programs. The presentation is slated for Wednesday, November 20, at 5:30 p.m. in the Johnson Auditorium, Room 111 of Ross Hall, on the Cameron University campus. There is no charge to attend. Dinner will be provided for those who pre-register. To register online, go to www.cameron.edu/cuinbusiness. For more information, contact Kaley Patterson, Graduate Admissions Coordinator, at 581-6749 or via email at kpatters@cameron.edu.

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Cameron University’s free CU Become a Teacher workshop to come to Altus
By janwilli - 11/7/2019

Cameron University’s popular CU Become a Teacher workshop will come to Altus on Thursday, November 21, to assist area residents who are interested in entering the teaching field. This specialized workshop focuses on the multiple pathways for becoming a teacher, including options for individuals with degrees in non-education fields to complete a graduate degree in education and for working professionals seeking a bachelor’s degree in education. The workshop will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Heritage Center at Western Oklahoma State College. 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 Visiting Writer Series to feature Oscar Hokeah
By janwilli - 11/6/2019

The Cameron University Department of Communication, English and Foreign Languages will continue the Visiting Writers Series with novelist and short story writer Oscar Hokeah on Friday, November 8, 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’s free CU Become a Teacher workshop heads to Cache
By janwilli - 11/5/2019

Cameron University’s popular CU Become a Teacher workshop will come to Cache on Thursday, November 14, to assist area residents who are interested in entering the teaching field. This specialized workshop focuses on the multiple pathways for becoming a teacher, including options for individuals with degrees in non-education fields to complete a graduate degree in education and for working professionals seeking a bachelor’s degree in education. The workshop will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Cache High School Cafeteria Conference Room. 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’s free CU Become a Teacher workshop to come to Elgin
By janwilli - 11/5/2019

Cameron University’s popular CU Become a Teacher workshop will come to Elgin on Monday, November 18, to assist area residents who are interested in entering the teaching field. This specialized workshop focuses on the multiple pathways for becoming a teacher, including options for individuals with degrees in non-education fields to complete a graduate degree in education and for working professionals seeking a bachelor’s degree in education. The workshop will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Room 4 of the Second Grade Building at Elgin Public Schools. 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 to honor members of the U.S. Armed Forces on Veterans Day
By janwilli - 11/5/2019

Cameron University will honor active duty and retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces during a series of events on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11.

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Crime and community discussion to be part of City of Lawton/Cameron University event
By janwilli - 11/5/2019

Cameron University will collaborate with the City of Lawton and other community partners to host the “Mayor’s Panel Discussion on Crime and Community” from 1-3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12 in the City Hall Auditorium, 212 SW Ninth St. in Lawton. The program is free and open to the public.

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Cameron University invites high school students to Music Preview Day
By janwilli - 11/1/2019

High school students who have an interest in majoring in music are invited to attend Cameron University’s Music Preview Day, slated for Friday, November 8, in the Music Building. Music Preview Day provides an opportunity for interested students to meet the music faculty, explore performance opportunities, and get an in-depth look at what it means to be a college music major. Music Preview Day starts at 9 a.m., with activities slated throughout the day. To register, contact Dr. J.D. Little, Assistant Professor of Music, via email at jlittle@cameron.edu.

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Cameron University’s free CU Become a Teacher workshop to come to Anadarko
By janwilli - 10/31/2019

Cameron University’s popular CU Become a Teacher workshop will come to Anadarko on Tuesday, November 5, to assist area residents who are interested in entering the teaching field. This specialized workshop focuses on the multiple pathways for becoming a teacher, including options for individuals with degrees in non-education fields to complete a graduate degree in education and for working professionals seeking a bachelor’s degree in education. The workshop will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Anadarko School Library. 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 Art Teaching Gallery to display “Slack Tide – A Lobsterman’s Story”
By janwilli - 10/31/2019

The newly opened Cameron University Art Teaching Gallery will present “Slack Tide – A Lobsterman’s Story,” an art exhibit featuring work by James Joseph Henry and James Glen Henry. The exhibit will open on Friday, November 8, with a reception and artist talk at 6 p.m. The event is open to the public at no charge. The Art Teaching Gallery is located in the Art Building on the east side of the Cameron campus. Parking is available on 27th Street. The exhibit will run through December 8.

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Student Austin Patterson to share mysterious journey of gods, men and monsters through art exhibit in CU Sciences Complex
By janwilli - 10/29/2019

Cameron University will showcase the work of senior art major Austin Patterson with a special exhibition in the Sciences Complex. A painter and printmaker, Patterson will present a gallery talk at 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, to introduce the exhibition. The exhibit will feature 12 works consisting mostly of linoleum prints and oil paintings. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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