A&M-Commerce Represents at Texas A&M-RELLIS Engineering and Computing Fair

Representatives from Texas A&M University-Commerce attended an engineering and computing fair hosted at Texas A&M-RELLIS in Bryan, Texas, on Jan. 21 to speak with prospective students and families about opportunities available through A&M-Commerce at RELLIS.

A&M-Commerce Assistant Professor Eman Hammad speaks with representatives from the Texas Transportation Institute. (Photo by The Texas A&M University System)

The RELLIS Academic Alliance is a new model in Texas higher education, with ten regional universities—including A&M-Commerce—and Blinn College unified on a 2,000-acre campus. The RELLIS campus fosters advanced research, technology development, testing and evaluation, higher education, and hands-on career training.

The event featured hands-on demonstrations and showcased engineering and computer programs at A&M-RELLIS. Regional companies provided information about engineering and computing career opportunities.

An A&M-Commerce student provides a demonstration for prospective students. (Photo by The Texas A&M University System)

A&M-Commerce attendees included several current students and faculty members: Dr. Andrea Graham, interim dean of the College of Science and Engineering; Peggy Borchardt, transfer admissions counselor; Dr. Brent Donham, vice president for Research and Economic Development; and Dr. Eman Hammad and Dr. Srujan Kotikela, who are based at the RELLIS campus.

Graham said the event—the first of its kind at A&M-RELLIS—was well attended by industry representatives and prospective students.

“The computer science and cybersecurity demonstrations from our faculty and students provided a sneak peek into some of the incredible work happening in these programs,” Graham said. “With the increasing demand for cybersecurity specialists in private and public sectors, the A&M-Commerce at RELLIS undergraduate cybersecurity program is uniquely positioned to provide an innovative and transformational educational experience for every student who attends.”

Interim Dean Andrea Graham and Assistant Professor Eman Hammad with A&M-Commerce provide a hands-on demonstration for visitors and prospective students. (Photo by The Texas A&M University System)

A&M-Commerce degree programs available at the RELLIS campus include computer information systems, computer science and cybersecurity.

Learn more about opportunities available through A&M-Commerce at RELLIS at www.tamuc.edu/RELLIS.