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Partner with A&M-Commerce to advance your company’s philanthropic objectives and showcase your commitment to education, research and on-the-ground impact. There are a number of opportunities to work with faculty to support research and programs that advance your business interests and worthy causes.
Establish scholarship funds or fellowships for students. Your company will have an opportunity to enhance access to education for individuals of diverse backgrounds while partnering with A&M-Commerce on your unique talent pipeline development objectives.
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If you are interested in showcasing your company’s brand and community engagement through sponsorship of targeted university programs, we can work with you to customize a sponsorship package that meets your company’s marketing and community engagement objectives.
Other Engagement Opportunities
If you want to explore an area of interest, we have a variety of opportunities such as training and consulting programs through our Center for Business Excellence, internships or recruitment through our Career Center and volunteer initiatives.
We are happy to connect you to the appropriate campus partner to find robust ways to meet your company’s goals. Contact us to find out how to get involved.
Foundation Relations & Corporate Philanthropy :: Featured News
More than a dozen alumni of Texas A&M University-Commerce have been recognized for their contributions to agriculture education with their enshrinement into the Agriculture Teachers Association of Texas (ATAT) Hall of Fame. The ATAT was established in 1940 to promote and advance agriculture education in Texas and provide legislative representation to safeguard agriculture education programs. […]
A&M-Commerce alumnus Jerry King, Ed.D., announced his retirement as president of Trinity Valley Community College (TVCC) in Athens, Texas. He will retire in May 2023 after 45 years of service to the institution. King joined TVCC in 1975, serving as a faculty member, dean, vice president and president over the past four-plus decades. King graduated […]
An article in the Fredericksburg Standard reported that A&M-Commerce alumna Rebekah Hyatt was recently named executive director at SystemsGo, based in Fredericksburg, Texas. According to SystemsGo.org, the program “is an innovative high school rocketry/aerospace curriculum that uses project-based learning to teach science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)…” High schools in Texas, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah […]
The new James Earl Estes Endowed Scholarship in Accounting offers financial support to first-generation students who major in accounting at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Mr. Estes, a graduate of East Texas State University (ETSU), generously provided the funds for the endowment. He owns Your Controller Plus, a Dallas-based tax preparation and consulting firm. Estes established the […]
A two-time graduate of Texas A&M University-Commerce was recently named interim chief of the Rockwall, Texas Police Department. Edward Fowler has more than three decades of law enforcement experience, having served with Rockwall PD since 1990 in a number of different roles, most recently as assistant police chief. Fowler received his B.B.A. in Operations Management […]
A graduate of East Texas State University (now Texas A&M University-Commerce) was recently hired by the Las Vegas, Nevada City Council as the city’s newest fire department chief. Alum Fernando Gray, Sr. is a career firefighter, beginning his time in the profession with the Dallas Fire Department, where he worked for 21 years and rose […]
The Navarro County Gazette reports that A&M-Commerce alum Jeanetta Johnson, Ed.D., is the new vice president of academic affairs at Navarro College. Johnson earned three degrees from A&M-Commerce, including a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies, a master’s degree in elementary education and a doctorate in higher education leadership. She served as director of the A&M-Commerce […]
Texas A&M University-Commerce alum Ryan Frahm was recently promoted to senior vice president of Origin Bank. In this capacity, Frahm will serve as a regional production manager, as well as head Origin’s Texas loan officers. In addition, he will continue to serve on Origin’s leadership team, helping to improve internal processes, employee workflow and recruitment. […]
Recent Texas A&M University-Commerce graduate Justin Florence was elected to the office of Mayor of Palestine, Texas in a special runoff election held June 18, 2022. Florence received 56.22 percent of the vote during the runoff and will serve a two-year term. He graduated from A&M-Commerce in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership. […]
The April/May edition of C&I Research Spotlights, produced by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at A&M-Commerce, highlights several faculty accomplishments and features an in-depth interview with Professor David Brown, Ph.D. A prolific researcher and author, Brown has been a stalwart of the department since joining the faculty at East Texas State University (now A&M-Commerce) […]