Cameron University’s renovated library will be renamed the Eugene D. McMahon Library in recognition of the significant contribution by the McMahon Foundation for this project and for more than $20 million in support of an ever-growing number of Cameron University initiatives. The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University, and Rogers State University Board of Regents officially approved the recommendation from CU President John McArthur on Thursday.
One of the oldest holiday traditions in southwest Oklahoma returns to the stage as the Cameron University/Lawton Civic Chorus joins the Lawton Schubert Music Club and Fort Sill's New Post Chapel to present Handel’s “Messiah” on Saturday, December 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the McMahon Auditorium. Admission is free. Attendees are encouraged to wear facial coverings and to be aware of social distancing.
Cameron University will host tree lighting ceremonies at both its Lawton and Duncan campuses to herald the start of the holiday season. On Wednesday, December 1, festivities are scheduled at the Lawton campus beginning at 6 p.m. in Bentley Gardens. Cameron University-Duncan’s celebration will take place on Thursday, December 2, starting at 6 p.m. Both events are open to the public at no charge.
Cameron University invites residents of Duncan and the surrounding area to attend the CU-Duncan tree lighting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 2. The event takes place at CU-Duncan, 3100 W. Bois D’Arc Ave. and is open to the public at no charge.
On Giving Tuesday, the global day of giving, the Cameron University Foundation has set a goal of reaching $6,000 in gifts from at least 100 donors. Giving Tuesday, which rallies people around the world to tap into the power of human connection and strengthen communities, takes place on Tuesday, November 30. All gifts received that day will be earmarked for the Aggie Fund, which provides students with scholarships, provides faculty support and helps to enhance campus facilities to provide better learning opportunities.
Cameron University will be closed November 24-26 in observance 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 29.
Cameron University is pleased to announce the names of students who completed graduation requirements at the end of the Summer 2021 semester.
The Cameron University Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts will continue its 2021-2022 Spirited Season with “Jake’s Women,” a comedy by Neil Simon. The production will be presented in the University Theatre from Thursday, November 18, through Sunday, November 21. The curtain goes up on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $13 for adults and $10 for senior citizens, military, Cameron faculty and staff, and non-Cameron students. CU students receive one free admission with their CU I.D. Tickets can be reserved by calling the box office at 580-581-2346.
Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) and the Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce will host a business forum examining how supply chain issues are impacting the local economy. The event is slated from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 18, and will take place in the Mary Lou and W. Carey Johnson Auditorium in Ross Hall.