Texas A&M University-Commerce News

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The President's Perspective
11:45 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Jones: A college degree is never 'wasted money'

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

In January, the Wall Street Journal published two separate pieces that took aim at "bureaucratic bloat," the questionable value of a college degree, and other presumed ills of higher education. Today, Dr. Dan Jones of Texas A&M University-Commerce offers a counterargument, one that frowns on social determinism and some specific elitist views.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri January 31, 2014

A&M-Commerce athletics: Arrow up

Ryan Ivey
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce athletic director Ryan Ivey has brought a new sense of optimism to A&M-Commerce sports.  On the Blacklands Cafe, he discusses the upcoming commitment day for college football recruiting and other new directions for Lions athletics.

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A&M-Commerce
2:47 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Lions snap skid with win over Buffaloes

LaDon Carnegie contributed 23 points, scoring four three-pointers and six free throws.
Lion Athletics / www.lionathletics.com

LaDon Carnegie put in 23 points and the A&M-Commerce Lions snapped a three-game losing streak with a 93-84 win over West Texas A&M on Saturday at The Field House.

 

 The win also snapped a six-game losing streak for the Lions (13-5, 2-4 LSC) in the series with the Buffaloes (8-9, 1-5 LSC). Carnegie finished with 23 points on 7-for-10 shooting from the field, hitting all four three-point tries and five of six free throw attempts. He also added seven rebounds and five assists.

 

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A&M-Commerce
3:41 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Disappointment at ENMU makes third loss in a row

Devondrick Walker made six three-pointers and finished with a new career high of 27 points.
Lion Athletics / www.lionathletics.com

Devondrick Walker set career highs in points and made three-pointers, but a late Eastern New Mexico run helped the Zias defeat Texas A&M University-Commerce 83-78 on Jan. 22 at Greyhound Arena in Portales, N.M.

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A&M-Commerce
3:10 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Lions' late run comes up short in Portales

Aubree Butts scored a career-high 21 points in the Lions' loss to Eastern New Mexico.
Lion Athletics / www.lionathletics.com

Eastern New Mexico used two scoring runs to defeat Texas A&M-University-Commerce 90-76 on Jan. 22 in Portales, N.M. The Zias (6-8, 4-1 Lone Star Conference) started 0-of-10 from the floor before rallying to defeat the Lions (3-12, 2-4).

The knockout punch came in the form of a 20-1 run over a 4:48 span in the second half that allowed the Eastern New Mexico to withstand a 15-2 run by A&M-Commerce over the last 3:56 to get the win.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Wed January 22, 2014

A&M-C counseling helps cope with explosive anger

Dr. LaVelle Hendricks
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce associate professor of counseling Dr. LaVelle Hendricks explains the symptoms and treatment of explosive anger.  The Department of Psychology, Counseling and Special Education provides help to those with this problem.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon January 20, 2014

University, Commerce hope to attract USDA medical center

Dr. Dan Jones
Texas A&M University-Commerce

A&M-Commerce president Dr. Dan Jones and Commerce mayor Dr. John Ballotti say the university and the city are doing a feasibility study of applying for a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to attract a regional medical center to Commerce.  This would be in addition to the new Hunt Memorial Hospital District facility that will be built here this year.

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KETR's Locker Room
4:26 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

NCAA compliance important to Lions

Jacob Walker
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Cooper and Jordan sat down with Jacob Walker today to discuss his role with the A&M-Commerce athletic department as the Athletics Compliance Assistant. Also discussed: the Texas Rangers, NCAA and NBA basketball and the NFL playoffs.

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