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Cameron University Adds To Online Degree Programs

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Cameron University has received approval from its governing board, the Board of Regents for the University of Oklahoma, Cameron University and Rogers State University, as well as the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, to offer seven more existing degree programs via electronic delivery in addition to their current face-to-face and/or hybrid delivery methods. The degree programs approved for electronic delivery are the Bachelor of Science (BS) in Sports and Exercise Science, the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Criminal Justice, the Bachelor of Science (BS) in Criminal Justice, the Associate in Science (AS) in Business, the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Business Administration, the Master of Education (MEd) in Reading, and the Master of Science (MS) in Behavioral Sciences (general psychology track).

USDA Offering $1 Billion In Ag Loan Guarantees

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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the Department is making available up to $1 billion in loan guarantees to help rural businesses meet their working capital needs during the coronavirus pandemic. Additionally, agricultural producers that are not eligible for USDA Farm Service Agency loans may receive funding under USDA Business & Industry (B&I) CARES Act Program provisions included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Christian Home Residents Get Memorial Day Concert

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Working around the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cordell Christian Home kept up with their traditional Memorial Day concert last Friday. The home’s residents were assisted to appropriately socially distant spaces outside by masked staff and then treated to a twohorn concert performed by Cordell’s outgoing band director Steve Smith and the incoming band director, Aaron Edge.

Banks, Davis Make All-State Team

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Despite the COVID-19 shortened season and the lack of an All-State game this year, the Oklahoma Soccer Coaches Association kept with tradition and announced the 2020 All-State roster last week. Cordell’s Cloie Banks and Kamdyn Davis earned spots on the roster, with Camryn Nickel earning honorable mention.

Cordell Water Fails To Meet State Standards

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The City of New Cordell’s water system fails to meet Oklahoma clean water standards for municipalities, according to two recent inspections of the city’s water system by the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality. The inspections, which took place on April 21 and April 28, were in response to citizen complaints about the city’s water quality.