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Cameron University seeks volunteers for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
By janwilli - 1/5/2016

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” In answer to that query, volunteers from Cameron University and the Lawton-Fort Sill community will participate in the national Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 18, 2016. CU officials are hoping to recruit over 400 volunteers for the event. To volunteer, register online at www.cameron.edu/mlkcelebration/dayofservice or call the Office of Student Activities at (580) 581-2217. The volunteers will work on community projects from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Additionally, the volunteer effort will include a supply drive on Saturday, January 16th. Donation boxes and supply wish lists will be available at WalMart on Quanah Parker, Country Mart on Lee, and Sam’s Club on Sheridan.

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Cameron University honors Carey Johnson family with the Mary Lou and W. Carey Johnson Auditorium
By janwilli - 12/17/2015

The auditorium in Cameron University’s Cynthia S. Ross Hall, home to the School of Business, has been named the Mary Lou and W. Carey Johnson Auditorium in recognition of long-time Cameron supporters, the late Carey Johnson and his wife Mary Lou. The honor serves to acknowledge a gift of property the Johnson family made to the university in 1989. Mary Lou Johnson and sons Carey Johnson, Jr. and Chris Johnson were on hand to represent the Johnson family during the official dedication.

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Cameron University Foundation surpasses goal of successful “Rise to the Challenge” campaign
By janwilli - 12/16/2015

The Cameron University Foundation’s Rise to the Challenge campaign, which sought to receive 300 gifts in a 30 day period in order to receive a $30,000 donation from an anonymous supporter, has raised $207,879, generating 449 gifts from November 16 through December 14. The original goal of 300 gifts was reached just 17 days into the campaign.

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Cameron University students recognized by Oklahoma Academy of Science
By janwilli - 12/14/2015

Two Cameron University students were recognized for the quality of their research during the recent annual technical meeting of the Oklahoma Academy of Science. Jared Stokes received the award for Zoology – Outstanding Oral Presentation, and Jeein Yoon received the award for Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science – Outstanding Oral Presentation.

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Cameron selected as a Top School in Military Advanced Education’s “2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities”
By janwilli - 12/4/2015

Cameron University has been selected as a Top School in Military Advanced Education’s (MAE) “2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities.” The guide will be released in the December issue of MAE and will also be available online at www.mae-kmi.com as a searchable database. The publication allows prospective students to evaluate higher education institutions on their best practices in military and veteran education.

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Cameron University mathematics students receive travel grants for 2016 Joint Mathematics Meetings
By janwilli - 11/30/2015

Three Cameron University students have been selected to receive $250 travel grants by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). Ayush Joshi, James King and Brandon Payne, each of whom has had original research in mathematics accepted for oral presentation at the MAA Undergraduate Student Poster Session of the Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM), will utilize the grants to defray travel costs to the January 2016 conference in Seattle, Wash.

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Cameron University recognized as Military Friendly School ® for sixth consecutive year
By janwilli - 11/16/2015

Cameron University has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly School® by Victory Media, the sixth consecutive year the university has received the distinction. The Military Friendly® Schools designation is awarded to the top colleges, universities, community colleges and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation.

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Cameron University debuts CU Welcome Center, Aggie Experience Tours
By janwilli - 11/11/2015

Cameron University has opened a new Welcome Center to assist prospective students, their families and campus guests. In addition to providing basic information on university programs and events, admission requirements, and financial assistance, the Welcome Center, staffed by a concierge who is fluent in Spanish, offers the all-new Aggie Experience Tours. Aggie Experience Tours are designed to give prospective students a taste of the Cameron University experience. To schedule an Aggie Experience Tour, sign up online at www.cameron.edu/visit or call 581-2987 for more information.

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