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Cameron University Foundation celebrates endowed donors during appreciation event


John F. Kennedy once said, “Philanthropy, charity, giving voluntarily and freely … call it what you like, but it is truly a jewel of an American tradition.” Taking that to heart, the McCasland Foundation Ballroom at Cameron University was filled with shimmering “jewels” recently in the way of donors whose generosity has resulted in endowed scholarships and endowed faculty positions that pave the way for Cameron students and faculty to pursue their academic dreams.


Discover pathways to teacher certification during CU Become a Teacher virtual workshop


Individuals from all walks of life who want to enter the teaching profession are encouraged to attend “CU Become a Teacher,” a virtual workshop that will present the multiple pathways to becoming a certified teacher. The Zoom presentation will take place on Monday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. and will offer information to those who have a college degree, those who have earned college credit but have yet to earn a degree, and those who have yet to earn college credit.


Tree planting gives biology students first hand knowledge


When Cameron University added three Arizona cypress trees to campus grounds recently, students of Dr. Mike Husak’s Principles of Biology 2 and Patrick McAnerney’s Plants and Culture classes were on-hand to examine the specimens and learn about how this particular species is suited for the southwest Oklahoma climate.


Aerospace engineering summer academy allows middle school girls to explore STEM subjects


Middle schools girls who are entering 6th, 7th or 8th grades in Fall 2023 and who have an interest in mathematics, aerospace and other STEM disciplines are encouraged to apply for Cameron University’s Applied Mathematics and Aerospace Engineering Summer Academy. The residential academy is scheduled for June 4-9 on Cameron’s Lawton campus. There is no charge to participate. Only 12 students will be accepted.


Learn how to gain provisional teaching certification during CU Be A Special Education Teacher


Are you interested in teaching teach PK-12 students with special needs? If you already have a bachelor’s degree, 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 Tuesday, March 21, at 5: 30 p.m. and will take place via Zoom. To register and receive a secure link, please go https://www.cameron.edu/special-ed.


Cameron closing for Spring Break; Aggie Rec Center sets special hours


Cameron University will mark the midpoint of the Spring 2023 semester with Spring Break from March 13-17. No classes will be held during this time, and administrative offices will be closed. The Eugene D. McMahon Library will be closed from March 13-19. Classes will resume and administrative offices as well as the library will re-open for normal business hours on Monday, March 20.


Classic film lecture to focus on film noir, New Hollywood and “Chinatown”


Cinema enthusiasts with a penchant for film noir will learn more about the genre during "Forget it Jake, It's Chinatown: Second-Wave Film Noir,” a lecture by Dr. Jeff Menne, a professor at Oklahoma State University. His presentation will focus on director Roman Polanski’s 1974 neo-noir film, “Chinatown.” The event takes place in the McCasland Ballroom on Thursday, March 23, at 7 p.m. and is open to the public at no charge.


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