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“Emergence,” Cameron University’s senior art show, to open April 2 at Leslie Powell Gallery

The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present a 2022 senior art exhibition, “Emergence,” at the Leslie Powell Gallery, 620 S.W. D Avenue. An opening reception is planned for Saturday, April 2, at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public at no charge. Artwork on display for the exhibition, which will run through April 30, will be available for purchase.

Cameron University invites you to RECONNECT and finish the degree you started

Cameron University invites adults who have earned college credit but were unable to complete a degree program to attend one of two virtual Reach Higher: Reconnect events, designed to help working adults find the information and resources needed to complete a bachelor’s degree. The virtual sessions are slated for Wednesday, March 30, at from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursday, March 31, from 5 to 6 p.m.

Cameron University’s Seventh Annual Inclusion and Leadership Summit to feature Paralympian/motivational speaker Oz Sanchez

“Know No Limits.” That’s the mantra of Oz Sanchez, motivational speaker, retired Marine, Paralympian, Kona Ironman finisher and seven-time world champion, and keynote speaker for CU’s seventh annual Inclusion and Leadership Summit on Friday, April 1. The half-day conference will take place virtually from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is available to the public at no charge.

Hyunsoon Whang continues performance cycle of Beethoven’s piano sonatas

Cameron University professor Hyunsoon Whang will present “Beethoven Sonata Cycle 4,” the fourth in a series of piano recitals in which she performs select Beethoven sonatas. The recital is set for on Thursday, March 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall, where Whang will perform on a new Steinway piano that was a gift to the university from donors Matt Gaskins and Don Gaskins.

Magic Lantern Film Society to feature “The Searchers” with guest lecture focusing on race and gender

Cameron University’s Magic Lantern Film Society will present a special screening of “The Searchers” with a presentation by Dr. Sara Spurgeon, who will speak on “A Fella Could Mistake You for a Half-Breed: Race, Gender, and Genre in ‘The Searchers.’” The presentation will precede the screening of the 1956 film, which was named the “Greatest American Western” by the American Film Institute. The event takes place on Friday, March 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex and is open to the public at no charge.

CU business forum to examine renewable energy

Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will host a business forum on the problems and prospects of renewable energy. The event is slated from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, and will take place in the Mary Lou and W. Carey Johnson Auditorium in Ross Hall. The forum is open to the public at no charge.

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