The Cameron University Department of Art, Music, and Theatre Arts will continue its 2023-24 “Season of Chaos, Compassion, and Care” with William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” as adapted by CU instructor Jean Tartière. The production will be presented in the Studio Theatre from Thursday, November 16 through Sunday, November 19. The curtain goes up on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m.
Public relations students at Cameron University will host a free screening of the 1998 critically acclaimed film "Pleasantville" during Movie Night at the Vaska on Tuesday, November 21, at 7 p.m. Following the film, special guest Justin Nimmo, an Oklahoma native who played one of Reese Witherspoon’s love interests in “Pleasantville,” will share his insights, anecdotes and behind-the-scenes experiences during a question-and-answer session.
Cameron University will honor active duty and retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces during a series of events on Veterans Day, Friday, November 10.
Cameron University vocal students will celebrate the genius of one of America’s most important figures in 20th century musical theatre with “A Little Night Music: An Evening of Songs and Scenes by Stephen Sondheim.” This special evening of entertainment takes place on Friday, November 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the McCutcheon Recital Hall. The event is sponsored by a grant from the Southwest Oklahoma Opera Guild and is open to the public at no charge.
In conjunction with Cameron University‘s current academic festival, “Care and Health: A Generational Approach,” the CU Department of Communication, English and Foreign Languages will present “The Method and the Madness: Mental Health in America’s Most Significant Acting Style.” The lecture will be presented by author and educator Dr. Justin Rawlins and is slated for Thursday, November 16. Starting at 7 p.m. in the McCasland Ballroom of the McMahon Centennial Complex, the presentation is open to the public at no charge.
In conjunction with Cameron University‘s current academic festival, “Care and Health: A Generational Approach,” the Bill W. Burgess Jr. Business Research Center (BBRC) will present “Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Children and Adolescents.” Robyn Cowperthwaite, M.D., a psychiatrist specializing in child adolescent mental health and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, will address “The Adolescent Mental Health Crisis and the Student Knowledge Gap.” The forum will take place on Thursday, November 16, at 4 p.m. in the Mary Lou and W. Carey Johnson Auditorium, Room 111 in Ross Hall.
Beginning on November 3, more than 7,000 American flags will be displayed across the Cameron University campus in Lawton as a lead-up to the university’s annual observance of Veterans Day. Residents of southwest Oklahoma are invited to visit CU to pay homage to the patriotism and service of America’s military while the flags are on display.
Interested in entering the challenging yet rewarding field of mental health? Cameron University’s CU Be a Therapist, a virtual information session, will present information on how a Master of Arts in Mental Health degree can lead to licensure as a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT) or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) on Thursday, November 16, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Multi-instrumentalist, educator and producer Steve Story will join the Lawton Jazz Orchestra and the CU Jazz Ensemble for a night of country and jazz classics. Cameron University’s annual Country Jazz Fusion concert takes place on Tuesday, November 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre.