The Cameron University Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts will begin its 2023-24 “Season of Chaos, Compassion and Care” with “Eternity,” a contemporary comedy about life, love and ice cream by Michael Cochran. The production will be presented in the University Theatre from Thursday, September 28, through Sunday, October 1. The curtain goes up on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m.
Cameron University will continue its12th Academic Festival, “Care and Health: A Generational Approach,” with a presentation by neuroscientist and mental health advocate Dr. Nii Addy. The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place on Monday, November 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. Tickets are required for admission and can be reserved online at https://www.cameron.edu/festival beginning on October 1.
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 3, 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.
The Cameron University Department of Social Sciences will present “Justice for All: Examining the Nexus of Organized Crime and the Marijuana Industry in Oklahoma,” a presentation by Mark Woodward, Public Information/Education Office and Legislative Liaison for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN). The presentation, set for Tuesday, October 10, at 2:30 p.m. in McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex, is open to the public.
Certified teachers who are interested in earning an additional qualification to become a reading specialist are encouraged to attend “CU Become a Reading Specialist,” a virtual workshop slated for Monday, October 2, at 5 p.m. This free, specialized information session, presented by the Cameron University Department of Education, will cover the admission standards and curriculum for earning a Master of Education degree in Reading.
Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will present “The Disruptive Engine,” a business forum focusing on artificial Intelligence (AI), which is on the forefront of innovative technology and seems to embrace all aspects of everyday life. The forum will take place on Monday, September 25, at 4 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center. Dr. Dean Hougen, Lloyd and Joyce Austin Presidential Professor, Interim Director and Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science at the University of Oklahoma, will speak on the topic.
Cameron University professor Hyunsoon Whang will present “Beethoven Sonata Cycle 7,” the seventh in a series of piano recitals in which she performs select Beethoven sonatas. The recital is set for Sunday, September 24, at 3 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall.
Cameron University will join colleges and universities across the nation to celebrate Constitution Day on Monday, September 18, with "The Fifth Amendment: Then and Now.” Kyle Cabelka, district attorney for Comanche and Cotton counties, will address the historical origins of the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution, the individual liberties it protects, and the ways judicial interpretation of those rights has evolved over time. The presentation takes place at 2 p.m. in the Shepler Ballroom, located on the mezzanine level of the Shepler Center.
Cameron University’s George D. Keathley Department of Military Science will commemorate the lives lost on September 11, 2001, while honoring the courage and sacrifice of the members of the military and first responders whose demonstrated heroism and selflessness helped to unify the country during the national crisis. The members of the Comanche Battalion, CU’s Army ROTC program, will host the memorial event on Monday, September 11, from 6 to 7:30 a.m. at Cameron Stadium.