Cameron University is pleased to announce the names of students who completed graduation requirements at the end of the Fall 2020 semester. Fall graduates are eligible to participate in graduation ceremonies at the end of the spring semester. The 2021 Commencement is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8, at Cameron Stadium.
The Cameron Community Brass Choir will present its inaugural concert on Thursday, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. The new ensemble is composed of CU students; high school students from Lawton High School, MacArthur High School, Eisenhower High School, Cache High School and Central High School; local band directors and hobby musicians. They will be joined by guest trombonist Dr. John Shanks, Assistant Professor of Trombone at West Texas A&M University and Principal Trombone for the Amarillo Symphony.
Cameron University accounting majors Melody Brown and Rachael Bender were selected to attend the National Leadership Training (NLT), which this year was conducted virtually. The event is coordinated by the Association of Government Accountants, which selected only eight students nationwide. This marks the fourth consecutive year that two accounting students from Cameron were selected for this prestigious scholarship.
The English program of the Cameron University Department of Communication, English, and Foreign Language has honored several students for their creative writing.
Veterans who are currently or in the past have utilized the Veterans Readiness & Employment (VR&E) Chapter 31 benefits may be eligible for the restoration of additional months of educational benefits from other chapters, due to recent changes enacted by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Cameron University encourages anyone who has utilized VR&E Chapter 31 benefits to contact CU Office of Veterans Affairs at 580-581-2301 or at email@example.com for assistance in determining eligibility for additional educational benefits. Walk-in visitors are welcome to stop by the Centennial Room, located in the Shepler Center, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
The Cameron University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, nation’s oldest and largest honor society for first year students, has welcomed 37 new members, who earned the qualification criteria in the spring or fall of 2020. Phi Eta Sigma, with chapters on more than 375 college campuses across the nation, encourages and rewards academic excellence achieved by students during their freshman year in institutions of higher learning.
Almost 400 students from more than 50 Oklahoma high schools made up the 97 teams that participated in Cameron University’s annual Agriculture Interscholastic Meet on April 7. The event helps agriculture students hone their skills in areas ranging from practical animal science and agronomy to leadership and business while it prepares the students for the state competition. Cameron has hosted the meet for more than 50 years.
Cameron University’s Department of Social Sciences will explore degree plans, career options and more during “CU in Sociology and Criminal Justice,” a virtual workshop scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 29. To register and receive a secure link, to the Zoom presentation, go to https://www.cameron.edu/social-sciences/events.
Lonny D. Morrison, a Cameron graduate who was named Distinguished Alumnus in 2014, will deliver the commencement address to the Cameron University Class of 2021. He will speak at both commencement ceremonies, slated for Friday, May 7, and Saturday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Stadium.