Cameron University faculty members Dr. Ioannis K. Argyros, Dr. Shaun Calix, Dr. Danyelle Lee, Dr. Michelle Smith, Dr. Jan Thomas, and Dr. Aubree Walton have been honored with awards recognizing their contributions to Cameron’s academic community.
Three Cameron employees were honored as recipients of the university’s Staff Awards for Excellence. Dr. Leslie Cothren, Kelly McClure and Renee Roach are the recipients. Nominations were made by CU students, faculty and staff. In order to be eligible, nominees must have been employed full-time at Cameron for at least one year.
Both campuses of Cameron University have once again been designated as a Certified Healthy Campus ―the Lawton campus for the 10th consecutive year and CU-Duncan for the seventh year in a row. Both designations are at the “excellence” level, the highest level in the program. The designation is awarded by the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) in conjunction with the Oklahoma Academy, The State Chamber of Oklahoma, and the Oklahoma Turning Point Council.
Forty-four Cameron University students have met the rigorous requirements to join Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and largest all-discipline honor society. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and the top 7.5 percent of juniors.
The Cameron University Department of Business is partnering with the Lawton Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce to present the 2021 Summer Learning Series, which will feature three virtual presentations that are designed to benefit business owners. The presentations are offered at no cost. Each will be offered from noon to 1 p.m.
Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts had its 2020-2021 Theatre Arts awards ceremony celebrating the accomplishments of its students this past year with a season celebrating the university’s 11th academic festival, “Connections: Information Transfer Between People.”
Cameron University’s annual Commencement will take place in two ceremonies, Friday, May 7, and Saturday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Cameron Stadium. CU alumnus Lonny Morrison will deliver the Commencement address at both ceremonies. Cameron officials encourage graduates, their families and friends, and all visitors to arrive at least 30 minutes early to facilitate a seamless entry into the stadium. Gates open at 6 p.m. Ample parking is available on campus.
Two Cameron University students have earned membership in Phi Alpha Theta, the national honor society in history. Lousinda Dupuy and James Mills, both of Lawton, have met the membership requirements to join the organization.