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

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

No Delays or Closings in Our Immediate Area

Jan 15, 2013

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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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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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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As we wrap up the calendar year on the program, we look to highlight some of the more memorable discussions from The President's Perspective on KETR.

Dean Steps Down

Dec 6, 2012
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COMMERCE – Dr. Brent Mangus, dean of the College of Education and Human Services at Texas A&M University-Commerce, has indicated a desire to return to a faculty position.

Morriss, 66, now lives in Lexington, Ky.
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A&M-Commerce Head Football Coach Guy Morriss has announced his resignation, but will still be involved with the university.

Dr. Dan Jones
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What can higher education do to have a positive effect on the collegiate success of today's middle school and high school students? What difference does it make for our region? Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce, helps answer these questions and more on The President's Perpsective.

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COMMERCE – Texas A&M University-Commerce is pleased to announce a new Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, which has been approved by the Texas Board of Nursing and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.  The program will begin in January of 2013.

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COMMERCE - University President Dan Jones has announced that Texas A&M University-Commerce will launch a nationwide search for a new director of intercollegiate athletics. 

A&M-Commerce Joins SARA Consortium

Oct 10, 2012
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COMMERCE - The Texas A&M University-Commerce Department of Physics and Astronomy has joined the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA).

Finding Positives From the 2011 Texas Drought

Sep 28, 2012
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Nearly a week removed from summer, and a large portion of the U.S. is still recovering from a drought-stricken season. But it’s a much better scene in Texas now than it was at this point a year ago.

Dr. John Hanners Dubbed Professor Emeritus

Sep 24, 2012
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COMMERCE - Administrators, faculty and students of Dr. John Hanners on Monday celebrated with the former Texas A&M University-Commerce professor and department head during a reception recognizing him as professor emeritus.

Will Lawmakers Solve Texas' Rising Tuition Problem?

Sep 24, 2012
Todd Wiseman / Texas Tribune

AUSTIN - A decade after Texas lawmakers deregulated tuition, college costs at state universities have risen 55 percent, according to a newspaper analysis.

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COMMERCE - Dr. Hal Langford, dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship (CBE) since 2001, announced this week that he will step down from his post, effective September 19, 2012. 

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COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce ranks second in increased enrollment percentage and third in credit hours among A&M System schools.

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ARLINGTON - Thursday's contest between Texas A&M University-Commerce and Midwestern State, a rematch from last year’s Festival at Cowboys Stadium, begins at 7 p.m.

A&M-Commerce Engineering Program Receives Accreditation

Sep 11, 2012
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COMMERCE - The Industrial Engineering program at Texas A&M University-Commerce has received a six-year reaccreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET based on evaluations from the 2011-2012 academic year.

Rock Around the Block-The A&M-Commerce Block Party

Sep 2, 2012
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COMMERCE-Imagine if you will a picturesque college campus, with the sun shining down on peaceful grassy walkways, columned entrances to buildings named after distinguished alumni, and sloping pathways dotted with students headed to class.

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COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dan Jones has announced an organizational change that will divide the Office of Graduate Studies and Research into two units.

A&M-Commerce Celebrates Blue & Gold Wednesday

Aug 29, 2012
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Blue and Gold Wednesdays are a time for everyone to show their school pride and wear their blue and gold, which are the school’s colors.

A&M-Commerce Enrolls Record 12K Students in 2012

Aug 28, 2012
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COMMERCE – For the third straight year, Texas A&M University-Commerce has achieved its highest enrollment in school history, welcoming its 12,000th student August 28.

Audio: A&M-Commerce Fall 2012 Assembly

Aug 26, 2012
Scott Harvey / KETR

COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dan Jones welcomed new and returning faculty and staff to campus Thursday during the annual Fall Assembly from Ferguson Auditorium.

East Texas State Grad is new State Historian

Aug 23, 2012
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AUSTIN - Texas Gov. Rick Perry Wednesday named Bill O’Neal, an award-winning nonfiction author, the State Historian.

LSC Commissioner Wagnon: We Must Remain Unified

Aug 22, 2012
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RICHARDSON - Lone Star Conference Commissioner Stan Wagnon has responded to news of one school leaving the league and possibility another.

Coach Ernest Hawkins Released From Hospital

Aug 22, 2012
Danny Kambel

COMMERCE - Former Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions football Coach Ernest Hawkins is in recovery after a change of plans from a scheduled pacemaker procedure.

Friday Visitation, Funeral for Gary Burton

Aug 22, 2012
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COMMERCE - The university flag at A&M-Commerce will fly at half staff Wednesday to honor Professor Gary Burton, who died last week while kayaking in Oklahoma.

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Former Texas A&M University-Commerce football coach Ernest Hawkins is said to be in good spirits as he undergoes treatment for the West Nile virus.

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