Cameron University’s 11th Academic Festival, “Connections: Information Transfer Between People,” continues with a presentation by generational expert Lynne Lancaster on Tuesday, November 10, in Aggie Gym. The presentation is free and open to the public; however tickets are required for admission. Tickets may be reserved online at http://www.cameron.edu/festivalxi. The deadline to order tickets is Friday, October 30. 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, November 2. Social distancing protocols will be in place, and masks will be required. For ticket information, call 580-581-2211.
The Cameron University Department of Education will hold a “CU Become A Teacher” virtual workshop for anyone who is considering entering the teaching field. The Zoom presentation will take place on Tuesday, October 27. This free, specialized presentation will focus on the multiple pathways for becoming a teacher. To register, go to https://www.cameron.edu/education/events to receive a Zoom link to the presentation. For more information, email CUTeach@cameron.edu or call 580-581-2320.
The Cameron University School of Graduate and Professional Studies and Department of Business will host “CU In Business,” a virtual informational session that will feature Cameron’s Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Organizational Leadership programs. The virtual session is set for Tuesday, October 20, at 6 p.m. To register, go to https://www.cameron.edu/business/events/cuinbusiness. Registrants will receive a secure link to the virtual presentation. For more information, contact Tracy Price, Graduate and Transfer Admissions Coordinator, at 581-6749 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cameron University’s Hyunsoon Whang will present “Beethoven Sonata Cycle 2,” the second in a series of piano recitals where she will ultimately perform a complete cycle of Beethoven’s sonatas. The recital will take place on Thursday, October 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $8 for senior citizens, K-12 students and members of the military. Cameron students, faculty and staff are admitted at no charge with valid ID. Due to COVID-19 precautions, seating is limited. To ensure a seat, please call 581-2478.
Cameron University is encouraging individuals who have earned some college credits to enroll in a degree completion program by hosting virtual Reach Higher: Reconnect sessions on Wednesday, October 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursday, October 22, from 5 to 6 p.m. During the sessions, participants will learn about Cameron’s Organizational Leadership degree program and learn about financial assistance, admissions and enrollment. To register and receive a secure link for the sessions, go to https://www.cameron.edu/business/events/registration-for-reconnect-events.
Student Support Services, Talent Search/Open Doors and Upward Bound, three of Cameron University’s most critical student support programs, have received grants from the U.S. Department of Education that will allow them to continue to provide significant services to underserved populations through August 2021.
Cameron University’s October 10 Commencement, recognizing the class of 2020, will be available via livestream for friends and family members who are unable to attend. To watch the ceremony, which starts at 7:30 p.m., go to www.OKSportsNet.com and click on the “Cameron” link.
Cameron University’s Civic Symphony will present “Going for Baroque,” an outdoor concert in the Fine Arts Courtyard, on Saturday, October 3, at 3 p.m. The program will feature string ensemble music from the Baroque era featuring selections by J.S. Bach, Antonio Vivaldi and Arcangelo Corelli. The concert is open to the public at no charge. Social distancing will be in effect, as well as the use of face coverings. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will take place in the McCutcheon Recital Hall, which will be limited to 50 patrons.
Cameron University is pleased to announce the names of students who completed graduation requirements at the end of the Fall 2019 semester. Fall graduates are eligible to participate in graduation ceremonies at the end of the spring semester, since Cameron does not hold a. fall ceremony. The 2020 Commencement is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 1, at Cameron Stadium.