Cameron University’s annual Beef Cattle Improvement Conference returns on Wednesday, November 17, with an expanded agenda covering a variety of topics of interest to beef producers. The 33rd presentation of the conference will feature a keynote address by Blayne Arthur, Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture, as well as panel presentations focusing on nutrition, federal regulations and financial strategies. There is no charge to attend; however, pre-registration is required. To register, go to https://www.cameron.edu/ag-bio-health/events/annual-beef-cattle-improvement-conference
Active members of the U.S. Armed Forces as well as veterans and their dependents are invited to Cameron’s University’s Veterans Resource Fair, held in conjunction with the national observance of Veterans Day. The two-day event will feature representatives from numerous local, state and federal organizations that offer assistance to veterans, military service members and their dependents. The CU Veterans Resource Fair is slated for Monday, November 8, and Tuesday, November 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first floor of the McMahon Centennial Complex. The building is located at University Drive and D Avenue. Visitor parking is available across the street.
The stage of the University Theatre at Cameron University will be dominated by the sounds of three distinctly American styles of music during the upcoming Country/Jazz Fusion concert, featuring special guest Landon Dodd and his band, the Dancehall Drifters. Dodd will join the Cameron University Jazz Ensemble as well as the Lawton Jazz Orchestra to present a program of Western swing, traditional country and classic jazz favorites. The concert takes place on Tuesday, November 2, at 7:30 p.m.
Pickaxe Preview, an informational event for prospective Cameron University students, will provide high school students and their parents with a jam-packed look at the admissions process, campus life, financial assistance, degree programs and what it means to be a Cameron Aggie in one setting. The multi-faceted event is set for Friday, November 12, from 1 to 5 p.m. To register for Pickaxe Preview, visit https://www.cameron.edu/pickaxe.
The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present a concert showcasing the CU Percussion Ensemble, on Friday, October 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students, senior citizens and military members and can be reserved by calling 580-581-2346. CU faculty, students and staff are admitted free with proper identification. Facial coverings are encouraged.
Individuals who have already earned a Bachelor’s degree and who are interested in becoming a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT) or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) are invited to attend Cameron University’s “CU Be a Therapist” presentation. The virtual event is slated for Wednesday, November 3, at 5:30 p.m. Attendees will learn about two of the tracks offered under CU’s Master of Science in Behavioral Sciences: Counseling as well as Marriage and Family Therapy.
The Cameron University Concert Band will present a concert titled “Music of Our World” on Thursday, October 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for senior citizens, military members and non-CU students. CU students, faculty and staff are admitted at no charge with CU I.D. To reserve tickets, call 580-581-2346. Facial coverings are strongly encouraged; seating is limited.
Caryn Pacheco, who served as Cameron University’s Director of Financial Aid from August 1989 through October 2007, has returned to Cameron as Director of Financial Assistance Services.
Cameron University celebrates the midpoint of the Fall 2021 semester with Fall Break on Thursday, Oct. 21 and Friday, Oct. 22. There will be no classes held during this time, and administrative offices will be closed. Classes will resume and administrative offices will re-open for normal business hours on Monday, Oct. 25.