The Cameron University Concert Band and Cameron University Jazz Ensemble will join the MacArthur High School Band for a Christmas-themed concert at MacArthur High School on Sunday, December 4, at 3 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public.
Cameron University will be closed November 23-25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. No classes will be held during this time, and administrative offices will be closed. Classes will resume and offices re-open for normal business hours on Monday, November 28.
At the conclusion of the recent Oklahoma Association of Collegiate Esports’ Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournament, the Cameron University esports team emerged victorious. Members of the Pickaxes who competed were Preston Meek and Thomas Bishop, both of Lawton, and Melody Veloz, Elgin. Meek went undefeated during the five games of play in the double-elimination tournament and claimed the top spot at the end of play. The tournament was hosted by Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
The Cameron University Foundation encourages supporters of Cameron University to participate in Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving. Giving Tuesday, which rallies people around the world to tap into the power of human connection and strengthen communities, takes place on Tuesday, November 29. 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.
The Cameron University Concert Choir and the Hodgson Studio Singers will present a holiday-themed program on Thursday, November 17, 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.
Cameron University’s Dr. Lucas Kaspar, assistant professor of low brass and concert band, will take center stage for “Lucas Kaspar and Friends,” a recital slated for Monday, November 28. The bass trombonist will be joined by several local musicians to present an eclectic repertoire, which will include the world premiere of a piece composed specifically for him. The recital will start at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall.
Since 1979, the Cameron University Alumni Association (CUAA) has honored almost 200 individuals with awards of recognition that honor Distinguished Alumni, Outstanding Young Alumni and Faculty Hall of Fame. Who will be celebrated for their accomplishments next year? The CUAA is seeking nominations for the 2023 awards, which will continue to celebrate alumni whose accomplishments honor the legacy of Cameron University or recognize faculty members who have a positive impact on student lives.
Cameron University’s theatre season continues when “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Oscar Wilde’s most enduringly popular play, is presented in the Studio Theatre from Thursday, November 17, through Sunday, November 20. The curtain goes up on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m.
A busy semester of movie production will culminate with a special screening of Cameron University student-produced work at the Vaska Theater on Monday, November 21, at 7 p.m. Movies produced by Glen Archer, Kyleigh Neitzke, Logan Pina, Alec Santos, all of Lawton; Kalen Haynes, Dallas, Texas; and Blake Moren, Duncan, will be shown.