Cameron University will celebrate all things military during Vet Fest, a two-day event hosted by the Office of Veterans Affairs. Community members, including veterans, military service members and dependents, are invited to a variety of events scheduled for Monday, November 6, and Tuesday, November 7, at the McMahon Centennial Complex.
In partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS), Cameron University has placed a Narcan vending machine at its Lawton campus. CU is the first university in Oklahoma to offer this resource, which contains Naloxone and Fentanyl test strip kits that are available to any individual at no charge. The equipment is located on the south side of the McMahon Centennial Complex.
Active members of the U.S. Armed Forces, veterans and dependents are invited to Cameron University’s Military Veterans Resource Fair slated for Monday, November 6, and Tuesday, November 7. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first floor of the McMahon Centennial Complex. The building is located at University Drive and D Avenue. Visitor parking is available across the street.
Cameron University senior Sacred Martinez made it to the final round of the Interviewing event, held during the Bob R. Derryberry Memorial Season Opener speech tournament hosted by Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo., in late September. Martinez, a biology major, is competing as a member of the CU speech and debate team for the second year.
Cameron University alumnus David Kaine has joined the staff of CU as director of human resources. He brings more than 15 years experience in human resources, serving as director of human resources for the Kiowa Casino before moving into general management in 2021. His expertise includes the areas of benefits and compensation, compliance regulations, mediation and issue resolution, training and onboarding, documentation and reporting, and team building and leadership.
High school students and their parents are invited to Cameron Campus Preview Day, an informational event for prospective college students that will provide a jam-packed look at the admissions process, campus life, financial assistance, degree programs and what it means to be a Cameron Aggie in one setting. The multi-faceted event is set for Wednesday, November 15. Check-in will open at 9:30 a.m. at the University Theatre, with activities starting at 10 a.m. To register for Cameron Campus Preview Day, visit https://www.cameron.edu/previewday.
The Cameron University Department of Art, Music and Theatre Arts will present the CU Percussion Ensemble in concert on Friday, October 27. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre and will also include the Pan Express, CU’s steel drum ensemble.
While pursuing baccalaureate degrees in the disciplines of chemistry, physics and engineering, three Cameron University students have also ventured into the realm of outer space by conducting undergraduate research projects that have them casting their critical thinking and analytical skills beyond the classroom. Under the mentorship of Dr. Susmita Hazra, Dalton Chase, Jennifer Lane and SheKayla Love are participating in research projects related to space weather and observational astronomy.
The Cameron University art program is pleased to present visiting artist Justen Renyer, who will present “Connecting the Dots: Art and Design Exploration,” a visual lecture, as well as “GIUSTO,” an exhibition of his artwork, on Thursday, November 2. Both are open to the public at no charge.