Cameron University professor Hyunsoon Whang will present “Beethoven Sonata Cycle 4,” the fourth in a series of piano recitals in which she performs select Beethoven sonatas. The recital is set for on Thursday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall, where Whang will perform on a new Steinway piano that was a gift to the university from donors Matt Gaskins and Don Gaskins.
Cameron University’s Magic Lantern Film Society will present a special screening of “The Searchers” with a presentation by Dr. Sara Spurgeon, who will speak on “A Fella Could Mistake You for a Half-Breed: Race, Gender, and Genre in ‘The Searchers.’” The presentation will precede the screening of the 1956 film, which was named the “Greatest American Western” by the American Film Institute. The event takes place on Friday, March 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex and is open to the public at no charge.
Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will host a business forum on the problems and prospects of renewable energy. The event is slated from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, and will take place in the Mary Lou and W. Carey Johnson Auditorium in Ross Hall. The forum is open to the public at no charge.
The Cameron University Speech and Debate team has been crowned the state champion for the third consecutive year following the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Forensic Association’s state tournament. The Aggie team of Maryssa Crispin, Micah Elroy, Dylan Griggs and Sacred Martinez brought home 28 awards following the tournament, where they faced competitors from 10 universities.
Cameron University will mark the midpoint of the Spring 2022 semester with Spring Break from March 14-18. No classes will be held during this time, and administrative offices as well as the Eugene D. McMahon Library will be closed. Classes will resume and administrative offices will re-open for normal business hours on Monday, March 21.
The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts is pleased to announce the winners of its third annual Student Art Competition. The honorees were selected by Patrick Riley, retired Professor of Art and Chair at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
Works by Cameron University students will be on public display in the Art Teaching Gallery, located in the Art Building, in conjunction with the third annual Student Art Competition and Exhibition. The exhibition will feature works of art created in a multitude of media and will open with a reception and announcement of awards on Thursday, March 3, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Saxophonist, arranger and composer Denis DiBlasio will headline the 2022 Cameron University Jazz Festival, joining the CU Jazz Ensemble and the Lawton Jazz Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8, in the University Theatre. The Aggie Jazz Academy, a group of high school students from throughout southwest Oklahoma, will also make a guest appearance.
Michael Cox, a Cameron University alumnus, will join the CU Concert Band and Fort Sill’s 77th Army Band for “Saxophone Spotlight” on Thursday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. The concert is open to the public at no charge. To reserve tickets, call the CU Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts at 580-581-2346.