For Immediate Release – Lawton, OK, Dec. 9, 2005 CU set to host annual ‘Counselors’ Conference’ Cameron University will host area high school counselors from 11 counties this Monday, Dec.12. Cameron’s annual fall “Counselors’ Conference” will provide new information to the counselors about CU’s expanded scholarship program, the criteria and preparation for various types of admission, research opportunities for undergraduate students, federal financial aid information, and details of concurrent enrollment opportunities for high school students. “The purpose of the conference is to recognize that high school counselors are our first and best contact with area high school students, and that we are members of a partnership with them in assisting young people to make informed decisions about their educational future,” said Larry Kruse, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Services at Cameron. “We have a role and a responsibility to provide the counselors with the best and most accurate information available, so they in turn, can answer the myriad number of questions that students and parents have about making a good choice for college.” This year’s conference will also feature a special segment entitled the “University Showcase.” This segment will include a tour of the new Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies guided by Peter Abramo, Ph.D., Executive Director, and a tour of Cameron Village, CU’s new living and learning center, conducted by Casey Case, Director of Residential Life. – 30 – PR# 05-272 Editors and Broadcasters: For more information, contact CU Government & Community Relations at 580.581.2211.