Cameron University’s George D. Keathley Department of Military Science has presented awards and scholarships to members of the Comanche Battalion, Cameron’s Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) unit. The Comanche Battalion recognized cadets for meritorious performance in military science, academics, physical fitness, personal achievement and leadership.
Cameron University chemistry major Nathalie Moro was awarded third place in the Non-Life Sciences poster competition during the 28th annual OK-LSAMP Research Symposium, presented by the Oklahoma Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation.
Residents of Southwest Oklahoma and beyond are invited to celebrate the holiday season with festive tree lighting ceremonies hosted by Cameron University at both its Lawton and Duncan campuses. On Wednesday, November 30, festivities are scheduled at the Lawton campus beginning at 6 p.m. in Bentley Gardens. Cameron University-Duncan’s celebration will take place on Thursday, December 1, starting at 6 p.m. Both events are open to the public at no charge.
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.