Cameron University students Katherine Book and Jessica Smith have been accepted into Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology. Psi Chi’s mission is to recognize and promote excellence in the science and application of psychology. Membership is open to students who are majoring or minoring in psychology.
Cameron University has received access to $1,749,140 through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund as part of the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security). The funds will be distributed to eligible students to offset unanticipated financial costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cameron University President John McArthur has been appointed to the 16-state Postsecondary Education Recovery Task Force by Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Chancellor Glen D. Johnson, who is acting in his capacity as co-chair of the task force. The group was formed by the Southern Regional Education Board in response to COVID-19.
Five students from the Cameron University education programs at Rogers State University have been accepted into Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in education. Selection as a member of Kappa Delta Pi requires high academic achievement, a commitment to education as a career, and a professional attitude that assures steady growth in the profession. Only those who have exhibited the ideals of scholarship, integrity in service, and commitment to excellence in teaching and its allied professions are granted membership.
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 including 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.
More than 45 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.
The Cameron University Foundation has joined Global Giving Tuesday, an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. The Foundation is encouraging donations to benefit the Cameron Aggie Response Fund (CARE), which assists students with unforeseen financial expenses. All donations made on May 5 will be earmarked for the CARE Fund. To make a donation, go to https://www.cameron.edu/foundation and click on the “Give Now” option. Gifts may also be mailed to the Cameron University Foundation, 2800 West Gore Blvd., Lawton, OK 73505. All donations are tax-deductible.
Seven Cameron University students have been accepted into Phi Alpha Theta, the national honor society in history. Phi Alpha Theta’s mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians.
Twenty-five 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.