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.
Keith Mitchell, senior director of public affairs at Cameron University, is the recipient of the Natalea Watkins Communicator of the Year Award for 2021. The award was presented Oct. 27 at the annual fall conference of the Oklahoma College Public Relations Association (OCPRA).
If you’re considering a degree from Cameron University’s Department of Computing and Technology but aren’t sure of the differences between the department’s two undergraduate degree programs – Computer Science and Information Technology -- the upcoming CU in Computing event has the answers. The free, virtual informational presentation will feature specifics about each degree program, including courses, options and undergraduate research opportunities. Career options will also be covered. CU in Computing will take place on Monday, November 22, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
The Cameron University Concert Choir and the Eisenhower High School choir will present a holiday-themed program on Tuesday, November 16, at 7:30 p.m. The festive event will be held at the First Presbyterian Church located at 1302 S.W. A Avenue in Lawton. Admission is free.
When Cameron University’s Dr. Lucas Kaspar takes the stage on Saturday, November 13, music lovers can look forward to a slate of entertaining and buoyant music emanating from the trombone, widely considered to be the most versatile of musical instruments. The recital will take place in the McCutcheon Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $8 for senior citizens, K-12 students and members of the military. Cameron students, faculty and staff are admitted at no charge with valid ID. To reserve a seat, call 580-581-2346. Facial coverings are strongly encouraged.