Living up to its mission to inspire transformation learning, create applied knowledge and forge impactful connections, the Texas A&M University-Commerce College of Business welcomed back to its Dallas site the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce (NDCoC).
The networking event, which took place on August 24, featured 40 chamber members, most notably President and CEO of the Chamber, Ken Malcolmson, Director of Development Dawn Spalding and a number of their ambassadors.
Abbie Harper, chief operating officer for A&M-Commerce, who also serves on the board of the NDCoC, attended the event along with a number of faculty and staff from the College of Business, including Director of Marketing and Communications Yazan Kakish, Director of the Center for Excellence Frank Smith and recent hire Shernay Wormley, career service coordinator. The event reaffirmed the partnership between A&M-Commerce and the chamber and the commitment of both organizations to the community of North Dallas.
Smith remarked, “We are delighted to welcome back the North Dallas Chamber to our Dallas location and share with them the remarkable achievements that our students, as well as faculty and staff, have been able to achieve since their last visit.” He continued, “Our partnership with the chamber is a testament to our commitment to collaborate with the private and public sector to ensure we create a lasting impact that reverberates throughout our community.”
Malcolmson expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership.
“The North Dallas Chamber of Commerce is proud of its partnership with A&M-Commerce,” Malcomsoon said. “The collaboration allows us to promote academic excellence, community engagement and economic growth in the Dallas area. Together, we will continue to leverage our collective expertise and resources to drive innovation, support local businesses and empower the next generation.”