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Cameron University staff members recognized with Pickaxe Award

Cameron University staff members Sandra Bussey and Bob Dill are the recipients of the 2022 Pickaxe Awards, which recognize full-time Cameron employees whose performance is above and beyond expectations. Bussey is an administrative assistant in the Office of Teaching and Learning, and Dill is a systems administrator in Information Technology Services. Each received a $1,000 stipend and a commemorative award.

Cameron University Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance to feature Lt. General (Ret.) Russel L. Honoré

Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Russel L. Honoré will explore the connection between racial inequality and poverty during Cameron University’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, an event co-sponsored by Cameron Campus Ministries. Honoré, the keynote speaker, will present “Ending the Cycle of Poverty and Racial Injustice” during a banquet on Monday, January 16, 2023, at 6:30 p.m.

Cameron University’s Dr. Abbas Johari honored with Excellence Award

Cameron University faculty member Dr. Abbas Johari has been honored with the 2022 Editors Reviewer Excellence Award by the editors of the Educational Technology Research and Development (ETR&D) journal. The award recognizes exemplary academic services in support of the publication. ETR&D is the premier journal of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.

81st performance of Handel’s “Messiah” to feature more than 80 vocalists

When the Lawton Schubert Music Club, Fort Sill's New Post Chapel and the Cameron University/Lawton Civic Chorus present the 81st performance of Handel’s Messiah, they’ll do so with a chorus of more than 80 vocalists from southwest Oklahoma taking the stage. One of the oldest holiday traditions in this region is slated for Saturday, December 10, at 7:30 p.m. at the McMahon Auditorium. Admission is free.

Celebrate the season with tree lighting events at Cameron University campus in Lawton and Duncan

Residents of Southwest Oklahoma and beyond are invited to celebrate the holiday season with festive tree lighting ceremonies hosted by Cameron University at both its Lawton and Duncan campuses. On Wednesday, November 30, festivities are scheduled at the Lawton campus beginning at 6 p.m. in Bentley Gardens. Cameron University-Duncan’s celebration will take place on Thursday, December 1, starting at 6 p.m. Both events are open to the public at no charge.

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