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Learn about teacher certification in Special Education during Cameron University virtual session


Would you like to teach PK-12 students with special needs? If you already have a bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 2.75 or higher, then Cameron University’s CU Be A Special Education Teacher, a virtual learning session, will walk you through the steps to achieve certification in special education. This free, informational event is slated for Monday, September 27, at 5:30 p.m. and will take place via Zoom. To register and receive a secure link, please go to https://www.cameron.edu/education/events and click on the registration link.


Cameron University to host college fairs for southwest Oklahoma high school students


Calling all high school students! If you haven’t yet started exploring your college options, Cameron University can help. CU, in conjunction with the Great Plains Association for College Admission Counseling, will host two college fairs on the Lawton campus and one on the CU-Duncan camps so that high school students can connect with colleges and universities. Fairs are free for students and parents to attend.


Cameron University names Tiffany Smith as Director of Development


Tiffany Smith has been named as Cameron University’s Director of Development. Smith joined the university in September 2015 and was most recently Assistant to the Vice President for University Advancement, a position in which she developed hands-on familiarity with all aspects of the university’s fundraising mission, including the Cameron University Foundation. Smith steps into the role vacated by former director Julie Cunningham, who relocated out-of-state.


Cameron University’s virtual Constitution Day observance to examine "The Constitution in the Age of COVID-19"


Cameron University will join colleges and universities across the nation to celebrate Constitution Day on Friday, September 17, with "The Constitution in the Age of COVID-19," a virtual presentation by Judge Robert A. Plumb Jr. The event will take place virtually at 2 p.m. To receive a secure link to the virtual presentation, e-mail Dr. Lance Janda at lancej@cameron.edu or call 580-581-2517.


Cameron University Visiting Writer’s Series kicks off with Ken Hada


Award-winning poet Ken Hada will kick off Cameron University’s Visiting Writer’s Series, presented by the Department of Communication, English and Foreign Languages, on Friday, September 17 at 7 p.m. The presentation, which is open to the public at no charge, takes place in the Buddy Green Room in the McMahon Centennial Complex.


Cameron University earns 2021 Excellence in Assessment designation


Cameron University has been awarded the 2021 Excellence in Assessment (EIA) designation by the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) in partnership with the Association of American Colleges and Universities, and VSA Analytics, a joint initiative of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Association of Public & Land-grant Universities


Cameron announces Summer 2021 honor rolls


Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor rolls for the Summer 2021 semester. To make the President’s Honor Roll, undergraduate students must be enrolled full-time (carrying at least six hours of classes for the summer semester) and maintain a straight-A (4.0) average. The Dean’s Honor Roll requires a B (3.00-3.99) average.


Cameron University receives five-year grant for Open Doors/Talent Search from U.S. Department of Education


Cameron University has received a five-year grant totaling $2,088,635 from the U.S. Department of Education for CU’s Open Doors/Talent Search program. Open Doors/Talent Search serves 775 participants throughout Lawton Public Schools’ 6th through 12th grades. The grant funding period starts on September 1, 2021, allowing the university to continue its work in supporting the concept that anyone, regardless of race, ethnic background or economic circumstances, can complete a program of postsecondary education.


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