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Artwork by Cameron University’s Katherine Liontas-Warren selected for traveling exhibition
By janwilli - 9/20/2019

Artwork by Cameron University Professor of Art Katherine Liontas-Warren has been selected for the 2019 Seven States Biennial Exhibition, a traveling exhibit sponsored by the Nesbitt Gallery at the University of Sciences and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha, the Museum of the Red River in Idabel, and the Charles B. Goddard Center in Ardmore. The exhibit will travel to the three venues, opening at the Nesbitt Galley on September 21.

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Cameron University receives funding for Student Support Services, Upward Bound and Talent Search/Open Doors from U.S. Department of Education
By janwilli - 9/19/2019

Cameron University has received $1,189,530 in funding from the U.S. Department of Education for three university programs that play a vital role in the success of underserved Oklahomans in completing a college degree: Student Support Services, Upward Bound and Talent Search/Open Doors. The programs are funded under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965.

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The Cameron University Department of Mathematical Sciences announces Fall 2019 seminars
By janwilli - 9/18/2019

The Cameron University Department of Mathematical Sciences will hold two series of mathematics-related seminars this fall. The Undergraduate Research Series will feature presentations by CU students as they prepare their research findings for presentation at conferences throughout the academic year. The Math Seminar Series will feature guest speakers who will also present their work. All seminars are open to the public at no charge.

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Cameron University offers slate of free CU Become a Teacher workshops to assist future educators
By janwilli - 9/17/2019

Cameron University’s “CU Become a Teacher” workshops return to southwest Oklahoma this fall with a slate of events aimed at community members who are interested in entering the field of teaching. The free, specialized workshops focus on the multiple pathways for becoming a teacher, including options for individuals with a degree in a non-education field to complete a graduate degree in Education and for working professionals seeking a bachelor’s degree in Education. 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 Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts offers season tickets for upcoming season
By janwilli - 9/16/2019

Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts is pleased to announce its 2019-20 season, “A Celebration of Women’s Roles!” The eclectic season features a contemporary romantic comedy, a Tony Award winning follow-up to an Ibsen drama, a classic Shakespearean comedy, and a family friendly musical comedy. Season tickets are available for $35 for adults and $30 for senior citizens, military, non-Cameron students and Cameron faculty/staff. To purchase season tickets, call (580) 581-2346. Cameron University students are admitted to theatre productions at no charge with Cameron ID.

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Cameron University Foundation benefits from estate gift of the late Jeneanne Lawson
By janwilli - 9/13/2019

The Cameron University Foundation recently received more than $410,000 generated by an estate gift from the late Jeneanne Lawson, a 1949 Cameron graduate. As part of her planned giving, Lawson bequeathed three properties to the Foundation. One of those homes has recently been sold, and the proceeds will be used to enhance the quality of education at Cameron University.

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Cameron University Army ROTC cadets commissioned as second lieutenants
By janwilli - 9/12/2019

Two cadets from Cameron University's Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program received commissions as Second Lieutenants (2LT) in the U.S. Army during a recent ceremony.

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Cameron University offers pathway to provisional certification with Special Education Boot Camp
By janwilli - 9/11/2019

The Cameron University Department of Education will offer a Special Education Boot Camp, aimed at individuals who already have a four-year college degree and who wish to become a certified K-12 special education teacher. The Boot Camp, which features one graduate level class, “Children & Youth: Special Needs,” runs from October 15 through December 13 and is presented in a hybrid format. It meets only six times as the majority of the coursework is completed online.

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Cameron University to host ACT Prep Workshop for high school students
By janwilli - 9/10/2019

Area high school students who want to maximize success on the ACT will have the opportunity to learn strategies and techniques from Chad Cargill, one of the most sought after ACT coaches in America. Cameron University’s Open Doors program will host an ACT Prep Workshop by Cargill on Friday, September 20, from 9 a.m. to Noon in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex, located on the east side of the Cameron campus in Lawton. Parking is available on the east side of the building. The cost is $30, which is payable on-site via cash or check. Study books will also be available for $20. Attendees are asked to reserve a seat by calling 580-581-5581.

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Cameron University’s Hyunsoon Whang launches performance cycle featuring Beethoven’s piano sonatas
By janwilli - 9/9/2019

Cameron University’s Hyunsoon Whang, Professor of Music and McMahon Endowed Chair in Music, will present “Beethoven Sonata Cycle I,” the first in a series of semi-annual piano recitals where she will ultimately perform a complete cycle of Beethoven’s sonatas. The first recital will take place on Thursday, September 19, at 7:30 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 at no charge with valid ID.

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Cameron University’s annual Constitution Day observance to examine “The First Amendment & Civil Civic Discourse on Campus”
By janwilli - 9/6/2019

Cameron University will join colleges and universities across the nation to celebrate Constitution Day on Tuesday, September 17, with “The First Amendment & Civil Civic Discourse on Campus,” a presentation by Rick Tepker, Floyd & Irma Calvert Chair of Law and Liberty and Professor of Law at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Constitution Day is a federal observance that celebrates the ratification of the United States Constitution in 1788 and encourages all Americans to consider the enduring legacy of the Constitution in their everyday life. The event takes place in the McCasland Ballroom at 2 p.m. and is open to the public at no charge. Refreshments will be served.

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Middle school mathletes invited to attend Cameron University’s “It’s MathE,” a free mathematics and engineering enrichment program
By janwilli - 9/5/2019

Calling all middle school mathletes! Registration is now open for Cameron University’s “It’s MathE,” a fun and exciting mathematics and engineering enrichment program aimed at students in grade six through eight. The event takes place on Saturday, September 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is free and is limited to 50 participants. The event takes place in the CU Sciences Complex. Attendees are advised to dress for outdoor activities. To register, go to www.cameron.edu/engineeringandmath/applyforms. For more information, contact Dr. Sheila Youngblood at (580) 591-8005 or via email at syoungbl@cameron.edu.

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Online tutoring sessions via Zoom now available to Cameron University students
By janwilli - 9/4/2019

Cameron University students seeking tutoring assistance can now schedule virtual tutoring sessions via Zoom with the university’s three tutoring centers, the Center for Academic Success, the Center for Writers, and the Math Lab. This will enable students to access academic resources via computer and mobile phones. Students attending CU-Duncan can use campus Zoom equipment to connect to the Lawton tutoring centers.

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Cameron University will assist veterans in applying for VA’s Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship
By janwilli - 9/3/2019

Veterans who have exhausted or are close to exhausting their VA educational benefits may quality for the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship. This is a new program for Post 9/11 GI Bill® veterans that gives extra VA educational benefits to students training in high demand fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The Rogers STEM Scholarship, a provision of the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Act (Forever GI Bill®), will provide up to nine months of additional Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits (to a maximum of $30,000) to qualifying veterans and Fry Scholars seeking an undergraduate STEM degree or who have earned a STEM degree and are seeking a teaching certification.

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Oklahoma Sports Network expands coverage to Mid-Del Public Schools, Newcastle and Altus
By janwilli - 8/30/2019

The Oklahoma Sports Network (OSN), a live streaming sports service that is located in the business incubator at the Center for Emerging Technologies and Entrepreneurial Studies at Cameron University, is expanding its coverage by adding five high schools to its network. Beginning this fall, OSN will provide play-by-play coverage of sporting events for Carl Albert High School, Midwest City High School, Del City High School, Newcastle High School and Altus High School. Games can be viewed at no charge.

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Community members, CU students and alumni invited to investigate part-time jobs, internships and volunteer positions at CU Opportunity Fair
By janwilli - 8/29/2019

Cameron University students and alumni, as well as community members from throughout southwest Oklahoma, are invited to attend the CU Opportunity Fair, scheduled for Tuesday, September 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. The event will provide attendees with opportunities to meet and interview with local companies that are seeking quality applicants for part-time jobs, internships and/or volunteer positions. No registration is required for attendees. The CU Opportunity Fair will take place in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex. For more information, contact the Office of Student Development at 580-581-2209 or via email at hirecameronaggies@cameron.edu.

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Cameron University to host claims processor from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
By janwilli - 8/28/2019

The Cameron University Office of Veterans Affairs will host a claims processor from the Muskogee VA Regional Processing Office on Tuesday, September 3. Arthur Corrales, 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. Corrales will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 332 of North Shepler Tower 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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Area businesses seeking part-time workers, interns and volunteers invited to register for CU Opportunity Fair
By janwilli - 8/27/2019

Area businesses are invited to participate in Cameron University’s upcoming Opportunity Fair. The event provides CU students and alumni as well as community members with opportunities to meet and interview with local companies which seek quality applicants for part-time jobs, internships, and/or volunteer positions. Vendor registration is free; however, space is limited to the first 30 registrants. For online registration information visit hirecameronaggies.com. The deadline to register is Wednesday, September 4, at 5 p.m. To register, to http://www.cameron.edu/cuopportunityfair. For more information, contact the Office of Student Development at 580-581-2209 or at hirecameronaggies@cameron.edu.

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Cameron announces Summer 2019 honor rolls
By janwilli - 8/26/2019

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor rolls for the Summer 2019 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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WOSC-Cameron agreements expand degree options for education, ag and math majors in Southwest OK
By janwilli - 8/23/2019

Western Oklahoma State College and Cameron University have entered into an agreement that will enable agriculture, liberal arts and mathematics majors who earn associate degrees at WOSC to more easily work toward bachelor’s degrees at Cameron.

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Cameron University welcomes new faculty members
By janwilli - 8/22/2019

Cameron University welcomes 13 new faculty members to its community of faculty scholars.

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Cameron University Speech and Debate team returns to action following one-year hiatus
By janwilli - 8/21/2019

Cameron University’s much-heralded Speech and Debate team will return to the competitive circuit this academic year after a one-year hiatus. Experienced forensics coach and former collegiate competitor Katie Stringer has joined the Cameron faculty and will serve as the Speech and Debate coach in addition to teaching communication courses. Stringer was previously an assistant coach for the West Texas A&M University forensics team.

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There’s still time to enroll for fall classes at Cameron University
By janwilli - 8/20/2019

Even though classes for the fall semester at Cameron University started on August 19, enrollment is still open. Students can enroll or add a 16-week class until Monday, August 26. For those who are considering classes later in the fall semester, enrollment for second 8-week classes is extended beyond that deadline

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Cameron University–Duncan offers expanded course lineup
By janwilli - 8/19/2019

Cameron University students from Stephens County and its neighboring counties – Grady, Garvin, Carter, Jefferson and Cotton – and even eastern Comanche County will find expanded class options at Cameron University-Duncan this fall, reducing the need to commute to the Lawton campus. The number of course offerings taught at CU-Duncan has increased thanks to the addition of new science laboratories and new faculty at Duncan to satisfy student needs.

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Cameron Psychology Clinic to relocate to east side of Cameron campus
By janwilli - 8/16/2019

The Cameron Psychology Clinic, an educational facility that allows Cameron University graduate students pursing a Master of Science in Behavioral Sciences degree in either the Counseling Track or the Marriage and Family Track to undergo experiential learning, is relocating to the Cameron campus. Renovations to the east side of the Communication Building are underway. The CPC will have a dedicated entrance at 275 SW 27th Street, with parking available on 27th street between A Avenue and B Avenue. The relocated facility will open this fall.

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Cameron University fall semester begins August 19
By janwilli - 8/15/2019

Classes for the Fall 2019 semester at Cameron University begin on Monday, August 19. Activity on campus has been ramping up in recent weeks, as students have already been checking out the new bookstore, obtaining parking permits, and networking to get the scoop on what they can expect from their professors. Members of CU’s various athletic teams are already prepping for fall competition, while new academic teams such as esports and Speech and Debate are recruiting potential all-stars. The Academic Advising Center is a hub of activity, with staff members assisting those who still trying to refine the ideal class schedule.

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Cameron University to conduct All-State/All-Region Choir Workshop for middle and high school students
By janwilli - 8/14/2019

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will conduct a choir workshop for high school and middle school students to help them prepare for All-State and All-Region competitions. The middle school workshop will take place on Saturday, August 24, and the high school workshop is slated for Saturday, August 31. Both will run from 9 a.m. until Noon and will be held in the Music Building on the east side of the Cameron campus. There is no charge to attend, and no reservation is needed. For more information, contact Dr. Christian Morren at Cmorren@cameron.edu or 581-2531.

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Cameron University kicks off Welcome Week with Back to School Block Party for students
By janwilli - 8/14/2019

Cameron University will kick off the Fall 2019 semester with a Back to School Block Party on Sunday, August 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Bentley Gardens. The fun-filled event will welcome students to campus with a variety of activities before the onset of classes on Monday, August 19.

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Cameron University enters esports arena with state-of-the-art facility
By janwilli - 8/13/2019

Cameron University is adding a new type of student sports team, although these players won’t be found on the basketball or tennis court, on a golf course or running track. Instead, they will make up CU’s new esports (from electronic sports) team, where players compete in digital arenas in multi-layer video game competitions. Collegiate esports is becoming one of the fastest-growing student activities on campuses across the country, and Cameron University is joining the field of competition.

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Cameron University celebrates its high school concurrent students
By janwilli - 8/12/2019

For more than a decade, Cameron University has provided concurrent enrollment opportunities for high school juniors and seniors in addition to providing tuition waivers for most participants. Since August 2018, more than 350 high school students participated in concurrent enrollment on the Lawton or Duncan campus, earning more than 1,800 college credits.

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