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Cameron University Civic Symphony to present outdoor spring concert

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 receives $2.1 million grant to establish Student Enrichment Center

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 names Fall 2020 graduates

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.

Cameron Community Brass Choir to present inaugural concert

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.

Cameron University accounting students selected for prestigious national leadership training

Cameron University accounting majors Melody Brown and Rachael Bender were selected to attend the National Leadership Training (NLT), which this year was conducted virtually. The event is coordinated by the Association of Government Accountants, which selected only eight students nationwide. This marks the fourth consecutive year that two accounting students from Cameron were selected for this prestigious scholarship.

Veterans who have used VR&E benefits may be eligible for additional educational benefits; Cameron University’s Office of Veterans Affairs can assist in determining eligibility

Veterans who are currently or in the past have utilized the Veterans Readiness & Employment (VR&E) Chapter 31 benefits may be eligible for the restoration of additional months of educational benefits from other chapters, due to recent changes enacted by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Cameron University encourages anyone who has utilized VR&E Chapter 31 benefits to contact CU Office of Veterans Affairs at 580-581-2301 or at for assistance in determining eligibility for additional educational benefits. Walk-in visitors are welcome to stop by the Centennial Room, located in the Shepler Center, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

First-year Cameron University students honored with membership into Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society

The Cameron University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, nation’s oldest and largest honor society for first year students, has welcomed 37 new members, who earned the qualification criteria in the spring or fall of 2020. Phi Eta Sigma, with chapters on more than 375 college campuses across the nation, encourages and rewards academic excellence achieved by students during their freshman year in institutions of higher learning.

Cameron University announces results of annual Agriculture Interscholastic Meet

Almost 400 students from more than 50 Oklahoma high schools made up the 97 teams that participated in Cameron University’s annual Agriculture Interscholastic Meet on April 7. The event helps agriculture students hone their skills in areas ranging from practical animal science and agronomy to leadership and business while it prepares the students for the state competition. Cameron has hosted the meet for more than 50 years.

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