Texas A&M University-Commerce News

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
6:14 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Longtime ETSU instructor and author dies


COMMERCE - Flags on the A&M-Commerce campus are at half staff Monday to honor Professor Emeritus Dr. Otha Spencer, a Spirit of Mayo Award recipient and distinguished alumni. 

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Restaurant Closing?
1:51 pm
Sun June 3, 2012

College Corner Cafe: "Today is our last"

An empty parking lot in front of the College Corner Cafe hours after the business reportedly shut their doors for good Sunday.
Scott Harvey KETR

According to a facebook post from the Commerce burger joint, today is their last day of service, and doors are closing indefinitely.

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Golf Tourney Scholarship Fundraiser
6:14 am
Sat June 2, 2012

Alumni hosts Annual Golf Classic for Scholar Fund

COMMERCE - The Texas A&M University-Commerce Alumni Association is holding its 42nd Annual Alumni Scholarship Golf Classic on Friday, June 8, 2012 at Sand Hills Golf and Country Club in Commerce.

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Paris Junior College
7:39 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Agreement between PJC and A&M-C to benefit aspiring engineers

(L-R) Brent Donham, Texas A&M University — Commerce department head, Industrial Engineering & Technology; Dr. Pam Anglin, PJC president; and PJC Associate Dean of Math & Sciences Ed McCraw.

PARIS - It’s a win-win for Paris Junior College and Texas A&M University-Commerce, after the two sides sign an articulation agreement.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
6:13 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Conference Offers Solution to End Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

COMMERCE - The 2nd Annual Integrated Approach to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 13 and from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 14 on the second floor of the Sam Rayburn Student Center at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
10:30 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Semester ends, construction begins

The site of the new residence hall, to be completed in summer 2013
Scott Harvey

COMMERCE - As the window of opportunity for construction at Texas A&M University-Commerce opened, crews were quick to begin their reconstruction of the campus landscape.

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Illegal dumping
7:40 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Possible agreement reached in Hunt County illegal dumping suit

A campus map displays an old layout of residence halls at the corner of Culver and W. Neal St. Several have since been demolished and more underway to allow for new halls.

COMMERCE - A partial settlement involving the demolition of buildings at Texas A&M University-Commerce is up for consideration Tuesday by the Hunt County Commissioners Court.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
5:47 am
Mon May 21, 2012

University library works to gauge audience, improve service

COMMERCE - James G. Gee Library at Texas A&M University-Commerce recently administered the LibQual survey to assess library service quality. The survey took place during the entire month of April with almost 1000 responses gathered from A&M-Commerce students, faculty and staff.

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Bullying and Suicide Prevention
8:12 am
Fri May 18, 2012

University Lends Hand in War on Bullying, Anger and Suicide


COMMERCE - To ask a suicidal person, “Have you ever thought about hurting yourself?” is perhaps the last thing a concerned parent or friend feels comfortable doing. But it may be the start of a process that saves their life.

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Higher Education
5:00 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Jones on Cuban's blog: "Students will need to be smart consumers."

Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce
A&M-Commerce Photo

On Sunday night, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban posted a blog that calls out higher education as a root cause for unnecessary national debt. On Wednesday, Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce,  addressed Mr. Cuban's concerns.

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