Cameron University has rescheduled the appearance of speaker, author and consultant Kari Mirabal, who will bring her networking expertise to Lawton when she presents “Network Smarter: Top 10 LinkedIn Profile ‘Must-haves.” Mirabal’s appearance is now scheduled for Wednesday, March 10, at 11 a.m. in the McCasland Ballroom on the second floor of the McMahon Centennial Complex. The event is open to the public at no charge. Social distancing protocols are in place on the CU campus, so face coverings are required.
Trombonist Steve Wiest will headline the 2021 Cameron University Jazz Festival, joining the CU Jazz Ensemble and the Lawton Community Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, in the University Theatre. The Aggie Jazz Academy, a group of high school students from throughout southwest Oklahoma, will also make a guest appearance.
Cameron University students and alumni, as well as community members from throughout southwest Oklahoma, are invited to explore career opportunities during the Red River Career Expo, which will take place virtually from Monday, March 8, through Friday, March 12. For the first time, the Red River Career Expo will offer virtual sessions targeted at various industry segments, allowing job seekers to hone in on the industries they wish to explore. Job seekers should register at https://www.cameron.edu/RRCE in order to receive Zoom links to the virtual sessions they wish to attend. Registration is free.
Cameron University will showcase the work of senior art major Lynndon Lambert with a special exhibition in the Sciences Complex. A printmaker and painter, Lambert will present a gallery talk at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, to introduce the exhibition.
Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess, Jr. Business Research Center will host a public forum on COVID-19 from 3-5 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, at the Mary Lou and W. Carey Johnson Auditorium inside the Cynthia S. Ross Hall.
Cameron University will receive more than $400,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop a distance-learning network that will be used to improve learning opportunities for students in 28 rural schools across southwest Oklahoma.
Samuel Becket’s “Waiting for Godot” finally comes to the Cameron University stage on Thursday-Sunday, March 4-7, in the University Theatre. This production, originally scheduled for February 18-21, was rescheduled due to the illness of a cast member. The curtain rises at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, March 4 and 5, but the show will start at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March 6 and 7. The University Theatre is located west of the intersection of 27th Street and A Avenue.
Cameron University will present CU Empowering Women in Leadership and STEM, a conference aimed at strengthening the leadership skills of women in southwest Oklahoma, on Wednesday, March 3. Shelby Morris, training coordinator for Oklahoma State University, will present the keynote address focusing on the Clifton StrengthsFinder program. Seating is limited to 80 participants, and pre-registration is required.
Cameron University’s Lucas Kaspar, Assistant Professor of Music, will present his debut faculty recital since joining the CU faculty on Saturday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. 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 free with valid ID. Due to COVID-19 precautions, seating is limited. To ensure a seat, please call 581-2346.