Cameron University’s 11th Academic Festival, “Connections: Information Transfer Between People,” continues with a presentation by STEM/STEAM advocate Talithia Williams on Thursday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m.
If anyone can convince you that “Yes, You Can,” it’s Jim Stovall, keynote speaker for Cameron University’s sixth annual Inclusion and Leadership Summit. In his keynote address, Stovall will offer a vision of what can be achieved by those who say “yes” in the face of challenge and adversity. The half-day conference, which aims to provide education and awareness about the importance of inclusion and diversity, will take place virtually on Friday, March 26, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is available to the public at no charge.
Dr. Kyle Moore, an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry, Physics and Engineering, has been appointed chair of the department, effective June 1. Moore will fill the role of chair that will be vacated by the retirement of Dr. Danny McGuire.
Cameron University has rescheduled the appearance of speaker, author and consultant Kari Mirabal, who will bring her networking expertise to Lawton when she presents “Network Smarter: Top 10 LinkedIn Profile ‘Must-haves.” Mirabal’s appearance is now scheduled for Wednesday, March 10, at 11 a.m. in the McCasland Ballroom on the second floor of the McMahon Centennial Complex. The event is open to the public at no charge. Social distancing protocols are in place on the CU campus, so face coverings are required.
Trombonist Steve Wiest will headline the 2021 Cameron University Jazz Festival, joining the CU Jazz Ensemble and the Lawton Community Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, in the University Theatre. The Aggie Jazz Academy, a group of high school students from throughout southwest Oklahoma, will also make a guest appearance.
Cameron University students and alumni, as well as community members from throughout southwest Oklahoma, are invited to explore career opportunities during the Red River Career Expo, which will take place virtually from Monday, March 8, through Friday, March 12. For the first time, the Red River Career Expo will offer virtual sessions targeted at various industry segments, allowing job seekers to hone in on the industries they wish to explore. Job seekers should register at https://www.cameron.edu/RRCE in order to receive Zoom links to the virtual sessions they wish to attend. Registration is free.
Cameron University will showcase the work of senior art major Lynndon Lambert with a special exhibition in the Sciences Complex. A printmaker and painter, Lambert will present a gallery talk at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, to introduce the exhibition.
Cameron University’s Bill W. Burgess, Jr. Business Research Center will host a public forum on COVID-19 from 3-5 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, at the Mary Lou and W. Carey Johnson Auditorium inside the Cynthia S. Ross Hall.
Cameron University will receive more than $400,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture to develop a distance-learning network that will be used to improve learning opportunities for students in 28 rural schools across southwest Oklahoma.