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CU’s Vicki Henson honored by national association


Vicki Henson, assistant director of financial assistance and coordinator of veterans affairs at Cameron University, was honored during the recent fall conference of the Oklahoma Veteran Education Specialist Association (OVESA). She received a challenge coin by Stephen Rudnick, an approving officer with the State Approving Agency, a division of the Oklahoma State Department of Veterans Affairs, on behalf of the National Association of State Approving Agencies.


Cameron University earns ranking in Best for Vets: Colleges designation


According to the 2023 Military Times “Best for Vets: Colleges” rankings, Cameron University is among the top-ranked schools in the Southwest region of the country, landing in fifth place. In addition to that ranking, CU places 111th among four-year schools and 128th in the nation overall. For more than a decade, veterans have relied on the Military Times “Best for Vets: Colleges” as a top resource when making education decisions.


Cameron University alumnus Thad Doye to serve as keynote speaker for 35th Beef Cattle Improvement Conference


Cameron University alumnus Thad Doye, executive director of Oklahoma Farm Bureau (OKFB), will deliver the keynote address at the university’s 35th annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference. The event, slated for Wednesday, November 15, is open to all beef cattle producers, educators and students in Oklahoma at no charge. Attendees are required to register online for the keynote banquet at https://www.cameron.edu/ag-bio-health/events/annual-beef-cattle-improvement-conference.


Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” on tap at Cameron University theatre


The Cameron University Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts will continue its 2023-24 “Season of Chaos, Compassion, and Care” with William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” as adapted by CU instructor Jean Tartière. The production will be presented in the Studio Theatre from Thursday, November 16 through Sunday, November 19. The curtain goes up on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m.


Cameron University PR Students host Movie Night at the Vaska with screening of “Pleasantville” and special guest actor Justin Nimmo


Public relations students at Cameron University will host a free screening of the 1998 critically acclaimed film "Pleasantville" during Movie Night at the Vaska on Tuesday, November 21, at 7 p.m. Following the film, special guest Justin Nimmo, an Oklahoma native who played one of Reese Witherspoon’s love interests in “Pleasantville,” will share his insights, anecdotes and behind-the-scenes experiences during a question-and-answer session.


Cameron University vocal students to celebrate the works of Stephen Sondheim


Cameron University vocal students will celebrate the genius of one of America’s most important figures in 20th century musical theatre with “A Little Night Music: An Evening of Songs and Scenes by Stephen Sondheim.” This special evening of entertainment takes place on Friday, November 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. The event is sponsored by a grant from the Southwest Oklahoma Opera Guild and is open to the public at no charge.


Cameron University classic film lecture to examine method acting and mental health


In conjunction with Cameron University‘s current academic festival, “Care and Health: A Generational Approach,” the CU Department of Communication, English and Foreign Languages will present “The Method and the Madness: Mental Health in America’s Most Significant Acting Style.” The lecture will be presented by author and educator Dr. Justin Rawlins and is slated for Thursday, November 16. Starting at 7 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex, the presentation is open to the public at no charge.


Bill W. Burgess Jr. Business Research Center to discuss child and adolescent mental health


In conjunction with Cameron University‘s current academic festival, “Care and Health: A Generational Approach,” the Bill W. Burgess Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will present “Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Children and Adolescents.” Robyn Cowperthwaite, M.D., a psychiatrist specializing in child adolescent mental health and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, will address “The Adolescent Mental Health Crisis and the Student Knowledge Gap.” The forum will take place on Thursday, November 16, at 4 p.m. in the Mary Lou and W. Carey Johnson Auditorium, Room 111 in Ross Hall.


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