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CU Library to be renamed to honor McMahon

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.

80th anniversary performance of Handel’s “Messiah” continues as one of Lawton’s most enduring holiday traditions

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 offers holiday fun for all at tree lighting events in Lawton and Duncan

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 Foundation sets goal of $6,000 and 100 donors on Giving Tuesday

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 brings Neil Simon hit comedy “Jake’s Women” to the University Theatre

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.

Business forum sponsored by Bill W. Burgess Jr. Business Research Center and Lawton-Fort Sill Chamber of Commerce to examine supply chain issues

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.

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