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Cameron University Foundation establishes endowments thanks to estate gifts from alumni

The Cameron University Foundation has established two new endowed faculty positions that will benefit students in perpetuity thanks to estate gifts from two alumni. The Robert Harmon Endowed Professorship in Mathematics and the Jeneanne Lawson Endowed Professorship in Communication were approved at the recent meeting of the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University Board of Regents. University officials will now seek matching funds from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education for this endowment.

Cameron University receives $1.25 million gift from McMahon Foundation to update CU Library

The McMahon Foundation has presented Cameron University a $1.25 million gift that will be used to fund a substantial upgrade of the library on its Lawton campus. The renovation will include additional collaboration spaces for students and faculty, meeting rooms that will be open for public use, and construction of an atrium that will house a bistro. The project is expected to be completed by the end of the 2020-2021 academic year.

Cameron University staff members selected to receive Pickaxe Award

Cameron University staff members Lisa Armstrong and Kay Means are the recipients of the 2019 Pickaxe Awards, which recognize full-time Cameron employees whose performance is above and beyond expectations. Armstrong is the Accounting Clerk/Typesetter in the CU Print Shop, and Means serves as Assistant Director in the Office of Admissions. Each received a $1,000 stipend and a commemorative award.

Cameron University Homecoming 2020 to feature variety of activities for alumni and community members

Calling all Aggie alumni and community supporters! It’s time for a new “Aggie Adventure”! Head to the Lawton campus of Cameron University for the 2020 Homecoming celebration to enjoy a multitude of opportunities to celebrate, reminisce and enjoy life! Homecoming activities geared to alumni are slated for Friday, February 21, and Saturday, February 22. Alumni, friends and supporters can experience a variety of Cameron homecoming traditions, including the Homecoming Tailgate Party, men’s and women’s basketball games, the annual Aggie Family Fun Run, presentation of the annual Cameron University Alumni Association Awards, the annual Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony, Family Fun in the Aggie Rec Center (ARC) and more. Aggie Homecoming activities kick off on Monday, February 17, with a variety of activities and events for CU students. To see a complete list of activities and to register for the CUAA Awards Dinner and the Reunion of the Men’s Basketball 1980 National Championship Team, go to

Cameron University’s CU In Business workshop heads to Duncan

Southwest Oklahoma residents who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in business can learn about Cameron University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) degree programs during CU in Business, an informational workshop. CU in Business will take place at CU-Duncan, 3100 W. Bois D’Arc, on Thursday, April 2, at 5:30 p.m. There is no charge to attend, and dinner will be provided for all who pre-register. To register online, go to

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