A&M-Commerce Enrolls 12,000th StudentBy: Ashley Johnson, PR Director, 903-468-8171
Commerce, Texas (August 28, 2012)--Texas A&M University-Commerce has done it again. For the third year in a row, A&M-Commerce achieved its highest enrollment in school history August 28 after enrolling its 12,000th student, Hannah Wilson, for the fall semester.
“Thanks to the entire university community, we have reached another milestone in our history,” said Dr. Mary Hendrix, vice president of student access and success. “Our team set goals three years ago to reach 10,000 in Fall 2010, 11,000 in Fall 2011, and 12,000 in Fall 2012. We are very proud to announce that we achieved that goal this morning with the enrollment of Hannah Wilson.”
Wilson, a freshman from Bogata, plans to major in animal science and minor in equine science.
About Texas A&M University-Commerce: Founded in 1889, Texas A&M University-Commerce is a member of The Texas A&M University System. Located in Northeast Texas, A&M-Commerce is home to more than 11,000 students, four academic colleges, a thriving graduate school, and more than 100 degree programs. As the region’s focal point of higher education, A&M-Commerce offers students facilities ranging from a world-class science building and new student center, to a fully equipped recreational facility and recently completed music hall. The university also has convenient facilities in Corsicana, Midlothian, Mesquite, McKinney, Rockwall, and downtown Dallas.
About The Texas A&M University System: The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a statewide network of 11 universities, seven state agencies and a comprehensive health science center.
A&M System members educate more than 120,000 students and reach another 22 million people through service each year. With more than 28,000 faculty and staff, the A&M System has a physical presence in 250 of the state’s 254 counties and a programmatic presence in every one. In 2010, externally funded research expenditures exceeded $772 million to help drive the state’s economy.