Student Regent To Speak at Dec. 13 Graduations

COMMERCE, Texas – Student Regent Anthony Cullins will be the keynote speaker at Texas A&M University-Commerce’s Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 13.

Cullins, an A&M-Commerce graduate student from Dallas, will speak at the three ceremonies during the day in the Field House.

Undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences and College of Business and Technology will graduate at 8:30 a.m. while undergrads in the College of Education and Human Services will receive their diplomas at 11 a.m. Graduation for master’s and doctoral students will be at 3 p.m.

Cullins was appointed a student regent of The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents in May 2008. He received a bachelor of business administration in management information systems from A&M-Commerce last May and is pursuing a master’s degree in business administration.

He is a member of the Cisco Dallas-Fort Worth User Group, Black Data Processing Associates, Order of Omega Greek Honor Society, and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.

He has also been a member of the A&M-Commerce President Search Committee, Student Service Fee Advisory Committee, and Chancellor’s Student Advisory Board.

Cullins has won numerous awards, including Alpha Phi Alpha Brother of the Year Award and Pan-Hellenic Outstanding Scholastic Scholarship Award.

Student regents have the same powers and duties as the members of the Board of Regents, with the exception of voting and being counted to determine a quorum. Cullins’ term expires May 31, 2009.