Cameron University recently hosted the Southwest Area FFA Speech Contest, attracting contestants from throughout the region as they vied for a spot in the state contest. Junior high and high school students spoke on 11 different categories. Certificates were awarded to the top five speakers in each category, with the top two speakers in each category qualify for the state FFA Speech Contest.
The Cameron University Department of Business is pleased to announce the student recipients of departmental awards, which were presented during a virtual ceremony on April 19. Students from each of the department’s degree programs – Associate in Science in Business (AS), Bachelor of Accounting (BACC), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership (ORGL), Master of Science in Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) – were selected, as well as an award honoring the top research student in the department
Sixty students 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 Office of Campus Life is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual awards, which are presented to students, faculty and staff. Awards include the Top 20 Students, comprised of outstanding juniors and seniors, and the Top 10 Non-Traditional Students, made up of outstanding juniors and seniors over the age of 25. Students are selected based on excellence in leadership, community service, campus involvement and academics.
The Cameron University art program will host two summer camps for children, with multiple sessions available. Creative Expressions Summer Art Camp is geared toward children ranging from age 6 to 12, and the Fine Arts Summer Art Institute is for children ages 13 to 18. Both are co-sponsored by VSA arts of Oklahoma. To register, contact Edna McMillan, firstname.lastname@example.org or 580-581-2452 or 2450 or Susan Furtado, email@example.com or 580-581-2346.
The Cameron University Civic Symphony will present its spring concert on Saturday, May 1, at 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts Courtyard. The concert open to the public at no charge. In case of inclement weather, the performance will be moved inside to McCutcheon Recital Hall. Social distancing will be in place, and facial coverings are required.
Cameron University has received a five-year grant of $2.1 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s Strengthening Institutions program, which will fund a new student success-focused office on the Cameron campus. The program provides grants to eligible institutions of higher education to help them become self-sufficient and expand their capacity to serve traditionally underrepresented student populations by providing funds to improve and strengthen the institution's academic quality, institutional management, and fiscal stability.
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.