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CU initiatives planned and budget approved for 2016-2017
By janwilli - 6/21/2016

Cameron University’s governing board reviewed major university initiatives for the upcoming year and approved an annual budget of $46 million for Fiscal Year 2017 during its regularly scheduled meeting today in Norman. The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents approved a $46,448,783 operating budget with more than $34 million earmarked for student instruction, academic support, student scholarships and tuition waivers, and student services during the upcoming academic year.

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Cameron University Alumni Association welcomes 100 new lifetime members
By janwilli - 6/21/2016

As Cameron University’s Fiscal Year 2016 comes to a close on June 30, the Cameron University Alumni Association celebrates the addition of 100 new lifetime members during the year – an increase of 177 percent over the number of new members in the previous fiscal year.

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Cameron University offers summer workshops for both current students and community members
By janwilli - 6/3/2016

The Cameron University Office of Adult and Continuing Education is offering numerous summer workshops which can be taken either for credit or non-credit. The diverse subject matter covered in the workshops includes art, humanities, film, creative writing and foreign languages. To enroll in a workshop, contact the Cameron University Enrollment Desk, located in Room 210 of North Shepler, at 580-581-2235.

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Southwest Oklahoma Impact Coalition to present free Career Pathways Initiative
By janwilli - 5/27/2016

The Southwest Oklahoma Impact Coalition (SOIC) will launch Lawton Fort Sill’s Career Pathways Initiative with “Thriving in Challenging Times: Connecting Education to Economic Development” on Friday, June 10. The event will feature two tracks – one for education professionals and one for the general public – and will take place in the McMahon Centennial Complex on the Cameron University campus. There is no charge to attend, although advance registration is requested by calling 405-274-9135 or emailing mfeaver@soiconline.org.

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1 Million Cups returns to CETES to educate and connect local entrepreneurs
By janwilli - 5/24/2016

Lawton’s 1 Million Cups (1MC) initiative returns to Cameron University’s Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies (CETES) on Wednesday, June 1, at 9 a.m. with presentations by Shonda Carter of Shonda Carter Productions and Brittney Newton of Expert Prospecting. The event, sponsored by CETES in conjunction with the Economic Development Center at Great Plains Technology Center, is open to the public and will be of special interest to entrepreneurs seeking opportunities for networking. Presentations will take place in the Sarkey’s Conference Room, Room 207 of CETES.

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Cameron University awarded IDEA Impact Teaching/Learning Grant
By janwilli - 5/18/2016

The Cameron University Office of Teaching and Learning has received a $9,660 Impact Teaching/Learning Grant from The IDEA Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving learning in higher education through research, assessment and professional development since 1975. Cameron is one of only six universities across the country out of more than 125 applications to be selected as a recipient. The inaugural IDEA Impact Grants are funding projects that will positively impact teaching and learning and student well-being.

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Cameron University Communication Department honors students with awards
By janwilli - 5/18/2016

Cameron University’s Department of Communication honored students during its annual awards ceremony. Awards were presented in numerous categories.

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Cameron sponsors Summer Food Service Program
By janwilli - 5/17/2016

Cameron University is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be to all eligible children, aged 18 and younger, free of charge. From May 31 to July 1, Upward Bound participant meals will be provided in the Cameron University cafeteria, located in Shepler Center at 2800 West Gore. Meals will be served Monday through Friday, as follows: Breakfast: 7:30 – 8:20 a.m.; Lunch: Noon -12:50; Supper, 5 – 5:50 p.m. Participants in Cameron’s Upward Bound program go home on Friday afternoon and return on Sunday evening. No meals are served on Saturdays or Sundays.

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Enroll now for summer classes at Cameron University
By janwilli - 5/12/2016

Enrollment is still open for Cameron University’s summer classes. Eight-week classes begin on Wednesday, June 1; Four-week classes begin on Wednesday, June 1 and on Wednesday, June 29.

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Cameron University Foundation establishes endowed lectureship
By janwilli - 5/12/2016

Following approval by the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents earlier today, the Cameron University Foundation has established the Dr. Theodore and Linda Snider Endowed Lectureship in Chemistry. The endowment is made possible thanks to gifts from retired CU faculty member Dr. Theodore “Ted” Snider and his wife, Linda, as well as the Cameron University Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering. Cameron will now seek matching funds from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education for this endowment.

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Cameron University accounting students awarded scholarships
By janwilli - 5/12/2016

Three Cameron University School of Business accounting majors have been awarded scholarships by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs (OSCPA) Educational Foundation. Harley Gault, Elgin; Austin Kendrix, Altus; and Chelsea Marks, Fletcher; have been selected to receive the scholarship. They will be honored, along with 29 other scholarship recipients from nine Oklahoma institutions of higher education, at the group’s 98th Annual Members Meeting in June.

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Cameron University Department of Theatre Arts celebrates student achievement with awards ceremony
By janwilli - 5/10/2016

Cameron University’s Department of Theatre Arts recently wrapped up its 2015-16 season, “Celebrating the Magic of the Classics!” with an award ceremony celebrating student accomplishment.

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Cameron University chemistry students present research at statewide meeting
By janwilli - 5/10/2016

Cameron University chemistry major Alex Rivas was awarded first place in the Undergraduate Poster division at the recent Oklahoma American Chemical Society meeting. He was among six CU students who presented their research at the annual gathering.

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Cameron University Department of Agriculture announces scholarship awards
By janwilli - 5/9/2016

The Cameron University Department of Agriculture recently presented scholarship and tuition waiver awards for the 2016-17 academic year to 24 students who are pursuing degrees in agriculture.

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Cameron University Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering presents awards, scholarships
By janwilli - 5/5/2016

The Cameron University Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering celebrated the achievements of its students during a recent ceremony in which students were inducted into honor societies and received recognition, and scholarships were awarded.

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Cameron University School of Business honors students
By janwilli - 5/3/2016

The Cameron University School of Business recognized student achievement during a recent ceremony during which scholarships and awards were presented.

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Cameron University students honored with creative writing awards
By janwilli - 5/2/2016

Cameron University students were recently honored for their creative writing at the Department of English and Foreign Languages’ banquet. 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 Department of Music recognizes students during annual awards ceremony
By janwilli - 5/2/2016

The Cameron University Department of Music celebrated the achievements of its students during a recent ceremony by presenting individual awards and recognizing 2016 graduates.

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Cameron University Office of Student Support Services presents three freshmen with Outstanding Student Awards
By janwilli - 5/2/2016

Cameron University freshmen Johnathan Flint, Alicia Mitchell and Cher Whetsone were honored with the Outstanding Student Award during the 16th annual Leo Awards, presented by Cameron’s Office of Student Support Services (SSS). The award recognizes a student’s demonstrated commitment to his/her education by successfully completing all required remedial classes and using the SSS tutorial labs, maintaining a 2.5 or higher GPA, attending workshops to enhance educational opportunities, and overcoming personal, family, or financial obstacles to continue his/her education.

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Cameron University to celebrate master’s graduates at annual hooding ceremony
By janwilli - 4/29/2016

Cameron University will honor students who have completed requirements for a master’s degree at the 12th annual CU Hooding Ceremony on Friday, May 6, at 3 p.m. Master’s candidates Amanda Alexander, Lawton, and Colby Meeks, San Angelo, Texas, will speak on behalf of this year’s slate of graduate recipients. The ceremony will take place in Aggie Gym. A reception for graduates and their guests will follow the ceremony in the CETES Conference Center.  

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Cameron University celebrates Earth Day with tree donation from Lawton Northeast On-Line Branch Lions Club
By janwilli - 4/29/2016

Cameron University celebrated Earth Day with a tree planting made possible by the Lawton Northeast On-Line Branch Lions Club, a branch of the Lawton Northeast Lions Club. This marks the eighth consecutive year the group has donated a tree to the university. Allen Granger, president of the Lawton Northeast On-Line Branch Lions Club, and members of the club were on hand to celebrate the planting of two Eastern Redbuds on the south side of Cameron’s Aggie Gym.

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Safety and inclement weather outlined for Cameron Commencement
By janwilli - 4/29/2016

Cameron University’s annual Commencement is scheduled for Friday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Stadium. Cameron alumnus Gary Jones, Oklahoma State Auditor and Inspector, will deliver the Commencement address. Cameron officials encourage graduates, their families and friends, and all visitors to arrive at least 30 minutes early to facilitate a seamless entry into the stadium. Gates open at 6 p.m. Ample parking is available on campus. Chilled water will be available free of charge.

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Cameron University School of Education and Behavioral Sciences recognizes student achievement
By janwilli - 4/29/2016

The Cameron University School of Education and Behavioral Sciences recently recognized student achievement. Undergraduate and graduate students in the school’s three academic departments – education, psychology, and sports and exercise science – were honored.

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Cameron University communication students to present “Ideas Have Consequences”
By janwilli - 4/29/2016

The Cameron University Department of Communication will present “Ideas Have Consequences,” a public poster presentation featuring students from Dr. Teresa Morales’ Political Communications class. The event is slated for Wednesday, May 4, at The Percolator, 605 SW E Avenue, from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Cameron University creative writing graduates to present reading of original works
By janwilli - 4/26/2016

Four members of Cameron University’s Class of 2016 will present a public reading of their creative work on Wednesday, April 27, at 3:30 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University Office of Campus Life presents annual awards
By janwilli - 4/22/2016

Cameron University’s Office of Campus Life 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 students named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities
By janwilli - 4/22/2016

More than 55 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. After receiving a nomination by faculty or staff, students submit an application outlining their collegiate career, including membership in student organizations, campus and community involvement and grades. In order to be eligible, students must have completed at least 60 hours.

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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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