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Cameron University staff members selected to receive Pickaxe Award
By janwilli - 12/9/2016

Cameron University staff members Dee Griggs and Ashim Ghimire are the recipients of the 2016 Pickaxe Awards, which recognize full-time Cameron employees whose performance is above and beyond expectations. Griggs is the ITS Technician for the CU-Duncan campus, and Ghimire serves as CU’s Systems Administrator. Each received a $1,000 stipend and a commemorative award.

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Cameron University continues tree planting tradition
By janwilli - 12/8/2016

Cameron University continues its tree-planting tradition on Friday, December 9 at noon with the planting of a Crabapple tree in Cameron Park. Members of the Biology Club, the Aggie Club and Beta Beta Beta have been invited to participate in the planting. The new Crabapple will replace a tree of the same species that is part of Cameron Tree Tour.

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Cameron University seeks volunteers for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
By janwilli - 12/8/2016

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” In answer to that query, volunteers from Cameron University and the Lawton-Fort Sill community will participate in the national Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 16, 2017. CU officials are hoping to recruit over 400 volunteers for the event. To volunteer, register online at www.cameron.edu/mlkcelebration/dayofservice or call the Office of Campus Life at (580) 581-2217. The volunteers will work on community projects from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Cameron University offers job shadow experience for students
By janwilli - 12/8/2016

Cameron University is offering community employers a unique opportunity to help students experience an up-close look at a “day in the life” of a professional during the10th Annual CU Take an Aggie to Work Job Shadow Program, scheduled for the month of February. Through the job shadow experience, students will have the opportunity to spend a day in a relevant work setting in order to observe and ask questions. As a “shadow,” students can learn more about job requirements, employer expectations and professionalism. In turn, the program gives job shadow sponsors an opportunity to meet and mentor CU’s talented students. Employers interested in offering job shadowing opportunities for Cameron students are asked to contact the Office of Career Services at 580-581-2209.

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Cameron University to present “Police Ethics in Oklahoma: A Defense Perspective”
By janwilli - 11/30/2016

The Cameron University Department of Social Sciences will present “Police Ethics in Oklahoma: A Defense Perspective” featuring attorney Thomas Hosty on Tuesday, December 6. The presentation, which is open to the public at no charge, takes place in the McCasland Ballroom and starts at 9:30 a.m.

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Cameron University Foundation celebrates Giving Tuesday with gift from Terry K. Bell Charitable Trust
By janwilli - 11/29/2016

The Cameron University Foundation celebrates Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving, with a $10,000 gift from the Terry K. Bell Charitable Trust. The gift comes in conjunction with the Foundation’s Annual Fund campaign, “One Word. One Gift.”

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Tickets now on sale for Cameron University’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
By janwilli - 11/20/2016

Tickets are now on sale for Cameron University and Cameron Campus Ministries’ 33rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration banquet. This year’s keynote speaker is social worker, activist and author, Maryum Ali, who will present “Learning from and Applying the Legacy of Muhammad Ali.” The banquet is scheduled for Monday, January 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Aggie Rec Center. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for students and are available by calling Cameron Campus Ministry at 580-583-3109. The deadline to purchase tickets is Monday, January 9.

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CU@SC returns with Victorian Tea focusing on Oscar Wilde
By janwilli - 11/21/2016

Camaraderie, good cheer, good conversation and good food will reign when the CU@SC series returns with “The Other Side of Oscar Wilde: Beyond the Affectations of Wit and Wild.” The Victorian tea, hosted by former Cameron University faculty member Dr. Vivian Thomlinson, takes place on Sunday, December 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. The special event is hosted by the Cameron University School of Arts and Sciences and takes place at the Simmons Center’s Chisholm Hall. Admission is $10 and $5 for children K-12. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted free with valid CU ID. Seating is limited, and reservations are required. To RSVP, call 580-581-2491.

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Cameron University to host tree lighting for southwest Oklahoma
By janwilli - 11/21/2016

Cameron University invites residents of southwest Oklahoma to get into the holiday spirit at CU’s annual tree lighting ceremony and community reception. The event takes place on Tuesday, November 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the McMahon Centennial Complex on the Cameron campus. CU President John McArthur, assisted by Ole Kim, will light the tree shortly after 6 p.m.

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Cameron University to host tree lighting at CU-Duncan
By janwilli - 11/21/2016

Cameron University invites residents of Duncan and the surrounding area to get into the holiday spirit at CU’s annual tree lighting ceremony and community reception. The event takes place on Wednesday, November 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the CU-Duncan campus, located at 3100 W. Bois d’Arc. CU President John McArthur, assisted by Ole Kim, will light the tree shortly after 6 p.m.

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Cameron University closing for Thanksgiving; Aggie Rec Center hours modified for holiday period
By janwilli - 11/20/2016

Cameron University will be closed from November 23-25 for celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday. No classes will be held during this time, and administrative offices will be closed. Classes resume and offices re-open for normal business hours on Monday, November 28.

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Auditions for “Electra” slated by Cameron University theatre production
By janwilli - 11/20/2016

Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts continues its 2016-2017 theatre season celebrating “Stages through the Ages” with auditions for Sophocles’ “Electra” on Tuesday, November 29, and Thursday, December 1, at 7 p.m. in the Studio Theatre. Auditions are open to everyone. For more information, please call 580-581-2346.

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Cameron University Concert Band invites all to “An Afternoon At the Movies”
By janwilli - 11/20/2016

The Cameron University Concert Band takes the stage on Sunday, December 4, to present “An Afternoon At the Movies.” The performance will start at 2 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for students and senior adults. Cameron students, faculty and staff with CU I.D. are admitted at no charge.

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Cameron University’s Dr. E. Ann Nalley receives award for advancing diversity in chemistry
By janwilli - 11/18/2016

Cameron University’s Dr. E. Ann Nalley, Professor of Chemistry and Clarence E. Page Endowed Chair in Math and Science Education, has been honored with the Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences by the Southwest Regional section of the American Chemical Society.

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Cameron University recognized as Military Friendly® School ® for seventh consecutive year
By janwilli - 11/17/2016

Cameron University has been designated a 2017 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media for the seventh consecutive year. The Military Friendly® School designation is awarded to the top colleges, universities, community colleges and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation.

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Cameron University Guitar Ensemble to present winter concert
By janwilli - 11/17/2016

The Cameron University Guitar Ensemble will present a winter concert featuring the works of Bach, Poulenc and Koji Kondo along with Argentinian and Sephardic folk tunes and a Christmas medley on Thursday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. Featured guitarists are Trevor Campbell and Hannah Esquer, Lawton; Tyler Farmer, Geronimo; Samuel Phillips, Sallisaw; and Wesley Stafford, Gulfport, Miss. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for students/senior citizens/military. Cameron University faculty, staff and students are admitted at no charge with CU I.D. Seating is limited to 80 patrons.

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Cameron recognized for minimizing student debt
By janwilli - 11/10/2016

Cameron University has been recognized as one of the best colleges in the country for minimizing student loan debt, ranking third among schools in Oklahoma, 44th among public colleges and universities nationwide, and 108th among all private and public institutions. The ranking was compiled by the Student Loan Report in its “Student Loan Debt per Graduate by School by State” report for the Class of 2015. The ranking also indicates that only 43 percent of CU students graduate with debt, considerably less than the state average of 58 percent.

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Cameron University invites community members to Community/Police forum
By janwilli - 11/7/2016

The Cameron University Department of Social Sciences will present “Building Relationships between the Community and their Police,” a community forum where community members and law enforcement officials will address pressing issues of concern to both constituencies. The forum takes place on Thursday, November 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Shepler Ballroom and is open to the public. Community participation is encouraged.

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Cameron University encourages high school students to enroll now for Spring 2017 concurrent classes
By janwilli - 11/4/2016

Cameron University is encouraging high school students looking to get a head start on college to take advantage of CU's concurrent enrollment program. Eligible students will receive a tuition waiver scholarship for up to six hours per semester while concurrently enrolled. Spring 2017 classes begin on Monday, January 9. For more information, call 580-581-2987 or email Go2CU@cameron.edu. Additional information can also be found at www.cameron.edu/admissions/concurrent.

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Cameron University to host winter location for Lawton Farmers Market
By janwilli - 11/3/2016

Local residents seeking fresh produce this winter will be able to find it at Cameron University, thanks to a new collaboration with the Southwest Growers Association. The Lawton Farmers Market will operate each Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon, beginning November 5 and continuing through the end of March 2017 in Cameron’s Animal Sciences Building located on the west side of the 900 block of SW 38th Street. Parking is available adjacent to the building.

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Enroll now for Spring 2017 semester at Cameron University
By janwilli - 11/2/2016

Enrollment is now underway for the Spring 2017 semester at Cameron University. Degree-seeking students must be advised prior to enrolling for the upcoming semester. First-time students, new transfer students, and undeclared students should contact the Academic Advising Center at 580-581-6741 to schedule an appointment. All other students should check AggieAccess to determine their assigned advisor and should meet with that advisor. Classes for the Spring 2017 begin on Monday, January 9.

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Cameron University adds minor in Educational Studies
By janwilli - 10/28/2016

Following approval by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Cameron University now offers a minor in Educational Studies. This minor is ideal for students who want to explore teaching or who may be interested in pursuing alternative certification after graduation. It is open to all students except those who are majoring in an approved teacher education program (Social Studies Education, English Education, Mathematics Education, and Music Education).

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Write:  Office of Public Affairs
             Cameron University
             2800 W. Gore Blvd.
             Lawton, OK 73505

Location: Administration 150
Phone: 580.581.2211
Fax: 580.581.2867
Email: publicaffairs@cameron.edu
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