Calling all high school students! If you haven’t yet started exploring your college options, Cameron University can help. CU, in conjunction with the Great Plains Association for College Admission Counseling, will host two college fairs on the Lawton campus and one on the CU-Duncan camps so that high school students can connect with colleges and universities. Fairs are free for students and parents to attend.
The Cameron University engineering program, which offers the only engineering degree in southwest Oklahoma, has received a $10,000 donation from the Arvest Foundation. The donation has been used to provide scholarships to Cameron students who are pursuing an Associate in Applied Science degree in Engineering.
Tiffany Smith has been named as Cameron University’s Director of Development. Smith joined the university in September 2015 and was most recently Assistant to the Vice President for University Advancement, a position in which she developed hands-on familiarity with all aspects of the university’s fundraising mission, including the Cameron University Foundation. Smith steps into the role vacated by former director Julie Cunningham, who relocated out-of-state.
The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will open its 2021-2022 Spirited Season with “Blithe Spirit,” Noel Coward’s classic 1941 comedy. The “high spirited” production will be presented in the University Theatre from Thursday, September 30, through Sunday, October 3. The curtain goes up on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $13 for adults and $10 for senior citizens, military, Cameron faculty and staff, and non-Cameron students. CU students receive one free admission with their CU I.D. Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 580-581-2346.
Award-winning poet Ken Hada will kick off Cameron University’s Visiting Writer’s Series, presented by the Department of Communication, English and Foreign Languages, on Friday, September 17 at 7 p.m. The presentation, which is open to the public at no charge, takes place in the Buddy Green Room in the McMahon Centennial Complex.
Cameron University will join colleges and universities across the nation to celebrate Constitution Day on Friday, September 17, with "The Constitution in the Age of COVID-19," a virtual presentation by Judge Robert A. Plumb Jr. The event will take place virtually at 2 p.m. To receive a secure link to the virtual presentation, e-mail Dr. Lance Janda at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 580-581-2517.
Cameron University has been awarded the 2021 Excellence in Assessment (EIA) designation by the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) in partnership with the Association of American Colleges and Universities, and VSA Analytics, a joint initiative of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Association of Public & Land-grant Universities
Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor rolls for the Summer 2021 semester. To make the President’s Honor Roll, undergraduate students must be enrolled full-time (carrying at least six hours of classes for the summer semester) and maintain a straight-A (4.0) average. The Dean’s Honor Roll requires a B (3.00-3.99) average.
Cameron University has received a five-year grant totaling $2,088,635 from the U.S. Department of Education for CU’s Open Doors/Talent Search program. Open Doors/Talent Search serves 775 participants throughout Lawton Public Schools’ 6th through 12th grades. The grant funding period starts on September 1, 2021, allowing the university to continue its work in supporting the concept that anyone, regardless of race, ethnic background or economic circumstances, can complete a program of postsecondary education.