Texas A&M University-Commerce

The President's Perspective
3:54 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Jones on tuition bonds: 'There's still hope'

Texas Legislative Council

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.

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8:51 am
Wed July 3, 2013

Ralph Hall donates papers to University

Left to right: Andrea Weddle, President Dan R. Jones, Congressman Ralph Hall, Randy VanDeven, Greg Mitchell
Texas A&M University-Commerce Marketing Communications

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. 

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KETR Programming
11:30 am
Fri June 21, 2013

KETR hits the “Bullseye” with a new weekend program

Jesse Thorn, host of Bullseye

88.9 KETR is proud to announce a top-notch addition to the weekend programming lineup.

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War and Memory
8:16 am
Wed June 19, 2013

From Emory to Normandy: One Vet's Story

Fannin Garrett, interviewed in 2007.
East Texas War and Memory Project Texas A&M University-Commerce

In honor of the Juneteenth holiday, KETR presents an interview with an African-American veteran: Fannin Garrett of Emory, Texas.

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10:25 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Seguin native assumes AVP/Dean's role

The Sam Rayburn Student Center on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce
A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications

John Kaulfus is the new Assistant Vice President and Dean of Campus Life and Student Development at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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12:56 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

University: Outsourced staff to keep jobs, pay

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Staff affected by the change will learn details of the transition at a meeting March 6.

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12:35 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

Raw video: Harlem Shake at the Field House

Unconfirmed reports say KETR play-by-play announcer Charlie Chitwood appears in the video.
TAMUC Marketing Communications

A videographer captured some amusing fan footage from the Texas A&M University-Commerce home basketball games Feb. 27.

$10,000 Degree
8:30 am
Sat February 23, 2013

A&M-Commerce answers Perry's challenge

Texas governor Rick Perry

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.

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Bomb threat
6:45 am
Thu February 21, 2013

Corsicana campus closed today

Texas A&M University-Commerce

Navarro College in Corsicana, host to the A&M-Commerce Navarro Partnership, is closed Thursday because of a bomb threat.

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Education Appreciation
3:15 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

Ron Price, former DISD president, to speak at ceremony

Logo for the Hunt/Hopkins County African American Leadership Conference

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.

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A&M-Commerce men's basketball
8:28 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Lions clawing for postseason position

The A&M-Commerce men's basketball team and their Wednesday night guests, Abilene Christian, are battling for the Lone Star Conference's final playoff spot.
Texas A&M University-Commerce

It’s not literally a “must-win” game, but it sure is close to being one.

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3:49 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Harlow Road Construction Phase Complete in Commerce

Daniel Starks KETR

The first road in a series of road construction projects in Commerce has been completed.

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School Delays
8:03 am
Tue January 15, 2013

No Delays or Closings in Our Immediate Area

Dr. Dan Jones, President of Texas A&M University-Commerce, has asked all professors and faculty to be accommodating to any students who choose not to come to the university today. Even so, A&M-Commerce is NOT closed today. Classes will proceed as normal.

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Athletic Director
9:21 am
Mon January 7, 2013

New Athletic Director for A&M-Commerce

New TAMUC Atheltic Director, Ryan Ivey.
Jerrod Knight

A new A&M-Commerce Athletic Director was introduced this morning. Jerrod Knight is live-blogging the press conference, scheduled for 11am, on this post.

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9:43 am
Tue December 11, 2012

Head Basketball Coach's Drive to Surpass A&M-Commerce Record

Lions Head Basketball Coach Sam Walker
A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications

COMMERCE, Texas–Texas A&M University-Commerce head men’s basketball coach Sam Walker sits on the verge of a pair of impressive coaching milestone as the Lions head into a three-game road trip to close out the 2012 calendar season.

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