Hundreds gathered to honor the record setting season of the Texas A&M University-Commerce women's basketball team. Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dr. Keith McFarland congratulated the Lions women's basketball team for their record-setting season. The 2006-2007 team was the first in school history to reach the NCAA Division II Elite Eight.
KETR will be at Thursday's celebration honoring the A&M-Commerce women's basketball team road to the Elite Eight. Join us Thursday at noon for a free lunch and the celebration program on the East Lawn between the student center and administration building.
Here's the invitation from Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dr. Keith McFarland:
A university and community-wide event will be held on Thursday, April 26th at 12:00 noon on the East Lawn of the MSC to honor our women's basketball team and coaches for their awesome 2006-2007 season!
Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dr. Keith McFarland and University Police Chief Donna Spinato met with local media following the shootings at Virginia Tech.
By Bill Oliver
Commerce, TX – Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dr. McFarland said safety of students is his highest priority, considering parents send their most valuable possessions, their children, to the university.
11th District Congressman Mike Conaway of Midland, a 1970 graduate of then East Texas State, presented the Spring Convocation address at Texas A&M University-Commerce on Monday, April 2. You can hear the entire ceremony here.
40 years ago, the 1967 Spring Semester was when a graduate from Odessa-Permian High School started attending what was then East Texas State University. Now a Congressman from Midland serving the Permian Basin and the rest of the 36 counties in the 11th District, Mike Conaway is the first A&M-Commerce alumnus to serve in Congress since Sam Rayburn.
Dr. Michael D. McKinney, M.D., the new Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, visited the A&M-Commerce campus on Wednesday, February 21st. The Chancellor and A&M-Commerce President Dr. Keith McFarland are seen in the Founders Lounge of the A&M-Commerce Memorial Student Center in front of the portrait of university founder Dr. William Leonidas Mayo. The Chancellor and President also visited with KETR General Manager Bill Oliver.