The Vice President of Business and Administration at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Bob Brown, hosts a regular book club for University faculty, staff and students. The current book they're studying is "Daring Greatly" by Dr. Brene Brown, currently #21 on amazon.com.
Texas A&M University-Commerce economics professor (and interim dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship) Dr. Dale Funderburk visits with us on the debt ceiling, quantitative easing and other factors affecting the U.S. economy.
Observers of East Texas State/A&M-Commerce football over the past 20 years or so can be excused for not appreciating the rich tradition of the program – a lot of losing seasons, no playoff appearances, let alone post-season victories. But it was not always thus.
The ability to build new academic buildings using Tuition Revenue Bonds, widely seen as a done deal by local lawmakers, didn't happen in the regular session of the 83rd Texas Legislature. Or in the special session that followed. Or the second one. Or the third.
Last month, Dr. Jones discussed with our audience the fact that while the Texas legislature had failed to pass bills that would allow state universities to construct new academic buildings, there was a chance that the first special session would finalize the deal. It did not.
Congressman Ralph Hall finalized the donation of his personal papers and memorabilia to Texas A&M University-Commerce today in a signing ceremony with President Dan R. Jones at the A&M-Commerce at Rockwall facility.