The Spirit of Sam Rayburn Focus of A&M-Commerce Unveiling

Sam Rayburn 

By Andrea Miller


Commerce, TX - A&M-Commerce faculty, staff, students, and alumni are invited to celebrate “The Spirit of Sam Rayburn” at 2pm on February 26 outside the Rayburn Student Center. The festivity marks the beginning of a new tradition that will take place on celebratory campus spirit days and other noteworthy events. The nature of this celebration is a carefully protected secret, but attendees will be delighted at its unveiling.


President Dan R. Jones—along with Professor and Head of Liberal Studies, Dr. Donna Dunbar-Odom, and Wendy Morgan, Director of the Rayburn Student Center—will speak to the Lion audience to kick off this commemorative event.


Attendees can expect refreshments, photo opportunities, alumni fellowship, as well as the unveiling of the day’s focal point, a new tradition highlighting the spirit of Sam Rayburn, an individual and alumnus who made unparalleled contributions to A&M-Commerce.