Friends and family members of Cameron University’s newest graduates are invited to celebrate with the Class of 2020 during a virtual ceremony to be broadcast online later this week.
A celebratory video will be posted at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 1, on Cameron’s YouTube channel. That is when the university’s traditional outdoor Commencement in Cameron Stadium would have started had the coronavirus pandemic not forced its postponement until this fall.
Cameron University’s Center for Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurial Studies (CETES) is partnering with the Oklahoma Small Business Development Center (OKSBDC) and Great Plains Technology Center (GPTC) for a series of GrowthWheel business workshops aimed at aspiring entrepreneurs. The series will kick off with The GrowthWheel – Business Concept on Tuesday, March 31, at 3 p.m. in Room 109 at CETES on the Cameron campus. To register, go to https://www.oksbdc.org/.
Cameron University is inviting employers to participate in the 23rd annual Red River Career Expo, scheduled for Thursday, February 20, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Aggie Rec Center. The event will provide participating companies with the opportunity to recruit new employees, as CU students, community members, military families and more will be on-site to meet with national, regional and local employers. Employers from all career fields are encouraged to participate. For more information call the Office of Student Development at 580-581-2209.
Cameron University will showcase the work of senior art major Luena Comas with a special exhibition in the Sciences Complex. A painter, Comas will present a gallery talk at 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, to introduce the exhibition.
Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts will open its 2020-21 theatre season, celebrating “Festival XI: Connections: Information Transfer Between People,” with Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451.” The melodrama will be presented in the University Theatre from October 1-4. The curtain goes up on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 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. Due to COVID-19 protocols, seating is limited and tickets must be reserved in advance. To reserve tickets, call the box office at 580-581-2478 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cameron University’s 2020 Commencement is set for Saturday, October 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Cameron Stadium. Students who completed coursework in December 2019, May or July 2020, or will complete in December 2020 are eligible to participate in Commencement. Those planning to participate in the ceremony must register at www.cameron.edu/commencement/register-for-commencement. COVID-19 protocols will be in effect for the ceremony.
Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor rolls for the Summer 2020 semester. To make the President’s Honor Roll, undergraduate students must be enrolled full-time (carrying at least six hours of classes) and maintain a straight-A (4.0) average. The Dean’s Honor Roll requires a B (3.00-3.99) average.
Are you interested in becoming a special education teacher but aren’t sure what steps to take to become certified? The Cameron University School of Graduate and Professional Studies can help, thanks to a virtual informational session that will focus on CU’s upcoming Special Education Boot Camp. The session will be conducted over Zoom on Wednesday, September 16 at 6 p.m. To register for the informational presentation, go to https://www.cameron.edu/education/events. Registrants will receive a password-protected link to the Zoom session.
Cameron University will kick off its 11th Academic Festival, “Connections: Information Transfer Between People,” with a presentation by mental health advocate Frank Warren. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place on Tuesday, September 22, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are required for admission and can be reserved online at http://www.cameron.edu/festivalxi. The deadline to order tickets is Friday, September 11. Tickets will be distributed by mail or can be picked up in advance from the Office of Public Affairs, Administration Building, Room 150 beginning on Monday, September 14. For ticket information, call 580-581-2211.