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Legendary Tommy Hooker to headline Country/Jazz Fusion concert

The legendary Tommy Hooker will take the stage of the University Theatre at Cameron University during the annual Country/Jazz Fusion concert, joining the CU Jazz Ensemble and the Lawton Jazz Orchestra for a toe-tapping evening of dance hall music and jazz standards. The concert takes place on Tuesday, November 8, at 7:30 p.m.

Hyunsoon Whang to present “Beethoven Sonata Cycle 5”

In September 2019, Cameron University’s Dr. Hyunsoon Whang set the goal of performing all of Beethoven’s 32 piano sonatas. To date, she has performed 12 of the compositions, which are considered one of the most important collections of works in the history of music. She will edge three sonatas closer to her goal on Thursday, November 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall.

Aspiring educators can learn pathways to teacher certification during CU Become a Teacher virtual workshop

Individuals from all walks of life who want to enter the teaching profession are encouraged to attend “CU Become a Teacher,” a virtual workshop that will present the multiple pathways to becoming a certified teacher. The Zoom presentation will take place on Tuesday, October 25, at 5 p.m. and will offer information to those who have a college degree, those who have earned college credit but have yet to earn a degree, and those who have yet to earn college credit.

Cameron University Foundation establishes endowed scholarship commemorating late student Makayla Taylor

Makayla Taylor wanted to have a positive impact on the lives of others by becoming a child psychologist. At Cameron University, she earned a reputation as a hard-working student with unbridled enthusiasm for her chosen profession. Although she passed away unexpectedly five months before graduating from Cameron University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, her dream of helping others lives on with the establishment of the Makayla Taylor Endowed Scholarship in Psychology.

Artwork by Cameron University’s Jack Crouch selected for national exhibit for 2nd consecutive year

An oil painting by Cameron University assistant professor of art Jack Crouch has been selected for inclusion in the sixth annual Center for Contemporary Arts National Juried Competition and Exhibition (CCAN), making the second consecutive year his work has been chosen for the prestigious show. His work, “The Red Couch,” will be on display at the Center for Contemporary Arts in Abilene, Texas, through November 26.

Cameron University ranks as top school in Oklahoma in Best for Vets: Colleges designation

According to the 2022 Military Times “Best for Vets: Colleges” rankings, Cameron University is the top-ranking university in Oklahoma to be listed. In addition to ranking first in Oklahoma, CU ranks 13th in the Southwest region, 99th among public institutions, 103rd among four year schools and 120th in the nation overall. For more than a decade, veterans have relied on the Military Times “Best for Vets: Colleges” as a top resource when making education decisions.

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