Texas A&M University-Commerce News

This page curates KETR's news stories related to Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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The President's Perspective
11:59 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Looking back on '12-'13, ahead to '13-'14

Dr. Mary Hendrix is the guest for today's program
Texas A&M University-Commerce

"We've really set as our goal to be the University that cares," says Dr. Mary Hendrix, Vice President for Student Access and Success at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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KETR's Locker Room
6:15 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

LSC-winning coach to build new program

Dr. Jones and AD Ryan Ivey welcome Richie Bruister as head softball coach at A&M-Commerce
Jared Horn Texas A&M University-Commerce

A&M-Commerce recently added softball to their stable of sports, and with that addition came a new head coach for the team.

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A&M-Commerce
7:38 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Lion logo creates buzz worthy of a king

Memorial Stadium at Texas A&M University-Commerce has a midfield logo that's attracted national attention.
lionathletics.com

The new turf at Texas A&M University-Commerce’s Memorial Stadium has a logo that stretches from 25-yard line to 25-yard line. The reaction has spread even further.

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A&M-Commerce
1:42 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Bruister to be first A&M-Commerce softball coach

Head Softball Coach Richie Bruister standing with A&M-Commerce President Dr. Dan Jones and Athletic Director Ryan Ivey
Jared Horn Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletic has announced hiring of Richie Bruister as the head coach of the Lions’ first-ever softball program, which will begin play in spring 2015.

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A&M-Commerce
12:40 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Football Festival tickets on sale today

Lion Athletics lionathletics.com

Lions football fans wanting to see their team play at Cowboys Stadium can get their tickets starting today.

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War and Memory
1:00 am
Thu July 4, 2013

Black soldiers drove 'Red Ball' to victory

Sometimes the servicemen themselves did the loading and unloading, though German prisoners often performed the task.
defense.gov

Many African-American soldiers who wanted combat duty in World War II were denied that role. But the role they were given proved invaluable.

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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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A&M-Commerce
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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