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A&M-Commerce Professor Drowns in Oklahoma River

Aug 18, 2012
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McCURTAIN COUNTY, OK - Oklahoma authorities say 64-year-old Gary Burton drowned Thursday afternoon while kayaking on the Mountain Fork River in southern Oklahoma, about three miles east of Broken Bow.

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COMMERCE - Ernest Hawkins, a pillar in the Commerce community and winningest football coach in Texas A&M University-Commerce history, was transported to the emergency room at Baylor University Medical Center Thursday.

A&M-Commerce to add Rockwall to Instructional Sites

Aug 13, 2012
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COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce is hoping the success and increasing demand for educational sites in and around the Metroplex will help bring students to Rockwall.

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Picture this: You are paddling down a gently flowing river, a cool breeze, and birds chirping in the background. You look at the river banks on either side of you, and there’s snow. You’re traveling down a river in Alaska.

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COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dan Jones announced Friday that the graduate business programs in Belgrade, Rabat and Sarajevo have been terminated.

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COMMERCE - For Dr. Keith McFarland, the 10th president at Texas A&M University-Commerce, the thought of having a building named after him never crossed his mind.

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Charles S. “Charlie” Chitwood  of Jefferson, Texas was named KETR’s new play-by-play voice for  Texas A&M University-Commerce Lions football on Friday and will be on the air Sept. 1 when the Lions open their 2012 season at home against Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Video: Planetarium’s Starry Tale on Display Through Sept. 7

Jul 28, 2012
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COMMERCE - The Texas A&M University-Commerce Planetarium presented its latest show, Starry Tale, Friday. The show begins at 7 p.m. each Friday through September 7, followed by Seven Wonders at 8 p.m.

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The A&M-Commerce police department, after running tests, has determined that the plant extracted from a decorative planter on campus Thursday is, in fact, marijuana.

Updated- Campus Police: It’s Not a Marijuana Plant

Jul 27, 2012
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COMMERCE - Then what is the mysterious plant, as seen in this youtube video, pulled from a planter near the Texas A&M University-Commerce Field House Thursday?

A&M-Commerce President Named SDPS Fellow

Jul 25, 2012

COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dan Jones, Ph.D. was named a Fellow of the Society for Design and Process Science (SDPS) during the annual international meeting in Berlin, Germany held June 10-14, 2012.

A&M-Commerce to Host United Negro College Fund Tour in 2013

Jul 21, 2012
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COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce is partnering with United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and Wells Fargo to help create more opportunities for students.

Steve McNair Jr. to play for Midwestern State

Jul 15, 2012
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Steve McNair Jr. will be lining up at receiver in the Lone Star Conference this upcoming season for Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls.

College of Business and Entrepreneurship Receives Award

Jul 12, 2012

COMMERCE - The Texas A&M University-Commerce College of Business and Entrepreneurship will receive the Center for Ethical Business Cultures Halloran Award for the best paper on business ethics in Boston on August 6th.

Bio-pharmaceutical company to boost Paris workforce

Jul 12, 2012
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PARIS - An agreement reached this week in Lamar County is expected to bring in more than 300 new jobs over the next five years. 

A&M-Commerce Athletic Director Cooper on Paid Leave

Jul 11, 2012
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COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce has announced that Carlton Cooper, university athletic director, is on paid administrative leave.

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The relentless fight against cancer and support of groups like the American Cancer Society continues to leave a large impact.

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Some college students have a hard time balancing the load between their studies and their social life, but one student at Texas A&M University-Commerce manages to make the grades, raise a family, preach the word, and still find time to chase his dreams.

Technology Services Advance in Gee Library

Jul 5, 2012

COMMERCE - An article in the upcoming issue of Computers in Libraries features A&M-Commerce Gee Library staff Sean Anderson and Sue Weatherbee.

COMMERCE - Administrators at Texas A&M University-Commerce are among staff at dozens of state agencies working to identify reductions in its next biennial budget, as requested last month by Gov. Rick Perry.

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COMMERCE - It’s been a feverish couple of months for construction workers since the spring semester let out at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

KETR says goodbye to Lions Broadcaster J.P. Heath

Jul 2, 2012

COMMERCE - J.P. Heath can recall attending East Texas State University athletic events with his father as a child. On Saturdays, when his team was on the road, he was accompanied by the voices of Rich Reneau, Bill Powers, Boley Crawford and John Hendry on 88.9 FM.

A&M-Commerce Instructors Recognized for Teaching Excellence

Jun 29, 2012

COMMERCE - Several Texas A&M University-Commerce instructors were recently recognized for their excellent service and dedication to teaching in the Spring 2012 semester.

A&M-Commerce Lions to play on National Television

Jun 21, 2012
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ARLINGTON - For the second year in a row, Texas A&M University-Commerce will play Midwestern State in the Lone Star Football Festival at Cowboys Stadium. This year, it’ll air on the CBS Sports Network.

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COMMERCE - Five months ago, students at Texas A&M University-Commerce were alerted to falling debris at Whitley Hall via the emergency notification system IRIS. 

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The Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center is offering free counseling sessions this summer and fall, thanks to a coordinated effort with Texas A&M University-Commerce

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According to a Texas A&M University-Commerce facebook post, First United Methodist Church in Commerce will be the site of a memorial service for longtime ETSU professor emeritus and author, Dr. Otha Spencer.

Another round of campus construction underway

Jun 6, 2012
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COMMERCE - As progress of various summer construction projects on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus continue, yet another phase begins.

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The June '12 program features Dr. Jones' audio response to a blog post by Dallas Mavs owner Mark Cuban dealing with the role Cuban thinks higher education is playing in the nation's financial turmoil.

AUSTIN - For the second time in four years, Gov. Rick Perry has asked state agencies to look for new ways to get leaner by proposing 10 percent reductions in spending.

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