Commerce, TX – Governor Rick Perry, in his recent State of the State address, recognized Texas A&M University-Commerce and President Dan R. Jones for pioneering efforts to create a Bachelor’s degree costing approximately $10,000—significantly less than most undergraduate degrees.
The Dan and Jalinna Jones Education Awards Ceremony, presented by the Hunt/Hopkins County African American Leadership Conference, is set to recognize area students, teachers, principals and superintendents on February 24th.
The A&M-Commerce Music Department was able to secure a performance at Carnegie Hall in New York, and KETR's Jerrod Knight did a live broadcast from the event. After, News Director Scott Harvey produced a light feature highlighting the special event. Jerrod Knight reporter, Scott Harvey producer.