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Cameron University Business Research Center to examine the economic impact of a minimum wage increase

Cameron University’s Bill Burgess Business Research Center (BBRC) will host a forum examining the impact on local businesses and their employees of raising the minimum wage. The event is slated from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 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. Social distancing will be observed, and facial coverings are required. For those wishing to attend via Zoom, please email Dr. Syed Ahmed, director of the BBRC, at for a secure link.

Cameron University’s CU Become A Reading Specialist designed to assist certified teachers earn additional certification

Certified teachers who are interested in earning additional certification to become a reading specialist are encouraged to attend “CU Become a Reading Specialist,” a virtual workshop slated for Tuesday, April 20, at 6 p.m. on Zoom. This free, specialized information session, presented by the Cameron University Department of Education, will cover the admission standards and curriculum for earning a Masters of Education in Reading.

Cameron University to host informational sessions for adults interested in completing bachelor's degrees

Are you one of the 36 million Americans who left college without a degree and who dreams of going back to school? The time is now! Cameron University will host two information sessions for adults looking to complete their college degree as part of Reach Higher: Reconnect Week, April 12-16. CU’s Reach Higher Week will feature virtual sessions on Wednesday, April 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Thursday, April 15, from 5 to 6 p.m.

“The Theory of Relativity” wraps up Cameron University theatre season

Cameron University’s Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts will conclude its 2020-21 theatre season, celebrating “Festival XI: Connections: Information Transfer Between People,” with “The Theory of Relativity.” The musical comedy will be presented in the University Theatre from April 15-18th. The curtain goes up on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Degree programs in psychology to be featured during Cameron University’s virtual CU In Psychology workshop

For those considering pursuit of a degree from Cameron University’s Department of Psychology but unsure of the differences of the department’s two undergraduate degree programs, the upcoming CU In Psychology event has the answers. The free, virtual informational presentation will feature specifics about each of the degree programs, including courses, tracks and opportunities for undergraduate research. Career options will also be covered. CU in Psychology will take place on Thursday, April 15, at 4 p.m.

Cameron announces Fall 2020 honor rolls

Cameron University has announced the President’s and Dean’s honor lists for the Fall 2020 semester. To make the President’s Honor Roll, undergraduate students must be enrolled full-time (carrying at least 12 hours of classes) and maintain a straight A average (4.0). The Dean’s Honor Roll requires a B average (3.00-3.99).

Cameron University offers virtual CU Become a Principal workshop

Principal workshop
Anyone who is considering earning a master's degree to become a school principal (which requires a minimum of one year experience as a classroom teacher) is invited to attend "CU Become a Principal," a free, specialized virtual workshop presented by Cameron University's Department of Education at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 8.

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