The Cameron University Office of Campus Life has announced the students who have been named to Who’s Who Among Students at Cameron University, a competitive and prestigious award. These students were nominated by faculty and staff on campus and then evaluated, based on their leadership, involvement and academics. 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.
Cameron University’s Iota Sigma chapter of the Delta Mu Delta (DMD) International Honor Society in Business recently conducted a ceremony to welcome new members. Delta Mu Delta recognizes and encourages academic excellence to create a DMD community that fosters the well-being of its individual members and the business community through lifetime membership.
More than 500 students from 51 Oklahoma high schools were on the Cameron University campus last week for CU’s Agriculture Interscholastic Meet. 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.
The Cameron University English program honored its outstanding writers with receptions at CU’s main campus in Lawton as well as at Cameron University-Duncan. The events honor outstanding English composition students.
The Cameron University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, the nation’s oldest and largest honor society for first year college students, has welcomed 10 new members, who earned the qualification criteria in the spring or fall of 2022. 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.
The Cameron University Speech and Debate team earned 21 awards at the recent Oklahoma Intercollegiate Forensic Association state tournament. The Aggie team of Marlon Banner, Inez Brumfield, Logan Edwards, Dylan Griggs, Nolan Martin and Ramona Villegas faced competitors from ten schools.
Starting with the Summer 2023 semester, Cameron University’s student housing facilities will be available to part-time students. Undergraduate students who lived in campus housing were previously required to be full-time students unless during their final semester. With a recent update to the policy, undergraduate students only need to be enrolled part-time to reside in the Shepler residence halls or Cameron Village apartments. Graduate students must be enrolled in three credit hours during any semester they reside on campus.
Dr. Jerrett D. Phillips, Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success at Cameron University, was recently selected to serve a two-year term on the James E. Scott Academy Board of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).
Cameron University faculty member Katie Stringer, a Communications instructor who also serves as the university’s speech and debate coach, has been named Top Oklahoma Coach of the Year by the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Forensics Association. Stringer was recognized for her service to speech and debate events throughout the state. She was actively involved in organizing numerous tournaments and worked to ensure that tournaments had competitors and judges on-site. As the outgoing president of OIFA, she helped orchestrate the state tournament.