Alumni, Parents and Friends

Baylor alumni, parents and friends share a family bond rooted in over 170 years of rich history. Whether you enjoy connecting with other Baylor alumni and parents through Baylor Alumni Network and other events in your area or through publications like Baylor Magazine, social media tools, or campus events like Family Weekend and Homecoming, your role in the family is a vital one. From young grads to members of the Heritage Club and from first-generation parents to those whose Baylor legacies go back many years and to friends new and old, this page provides you with important resources and reminders to make your Baylor connections even more meaningful.

W. Soccer. Soccer Travels to SHSU and UIW for Weekend Tilts

Baylor soccer ends its first road trip this weekend by returning to Texas for a pair of matches against the Southland Conference.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Hosts Baylor Invitational

Baylor volleyball (2-1) hosts the Hampton Inn Waco North Baylor Invitational this weekend, marking the first chance BU fans will have to watch the team in Waco under new head coach Ryan McGuyre.

W. Basketball. Sune Agbuke a Finalist for NCAA's 2015 Woman of the Year Award

Baylor women's basketball player and current Baylor Law School student Sune Agbuke is one of thirty women recognized by the NCAA Woman of the Year selection committee as a top 30 honoree for the 2015 Woman of the Year Award.

Football. Can't Make It To Dallas?

Can't make itto Dallas for Baylor football's game vs. SMU? Find out how to get your fix of BU football with our fan connection central.

Baylor Lariat: Three MCC students awarded full-tuition Baylor scholarships

Sept. 3, 2015
Three new Baylor students were awarded full-tuition transfer scholarships this fall after earning perfect grades at McLennan Community College. This was made possible by the MAC College Money Program, an organization of the Waco Foundation, with Baylor providing the scholarship. “Being able to come to Baylor wouldn’t be near a possibility without this scholarship, so it’s been everything for me,” Diaz said.

Baylor Researchers Find Popular Herbicide Doesn’t Have Long-term Effect on Water and Aquatic Plant Life

A recent study by a multi-disciplinary team of Baylor University researchers found that a popular herbicide does not appear to have a long-term, measurable impact on aquatic plant life.

Fort Hood Sentinel: Uncover story of 19 perished mammoths at live dig shelter

Sept. 3, 2015
Article about the many amenities for tourists that Waco offers that highlights the newly named Waco Mammoth National Monument. The City of Waco, Baylor University, the Waco Mammoth Foundation and the people of Waco have been working for years to make the site a national monument, and as of July 10, it became official.

Houston Business Journal: Peter L. Sefzik Named Comerica’s Texas Market President

Sept. 2, 2015
Baylor grad Peter Sefzik, M.B.A. in International Management ’98, has been named Texas market president of Comerica Bank. “Peter’s strong track record of leadership, collaboration, broad experience across key business and his ability to build deep client relationships position him very well for this new assignment, and I am confident in his ability to continue to build upon the strong foundation of our Texas division,” said J. Patrick Faubion, executive vice president of Comerica's Business Bank.

Baylor named nation’s top private school for fashion merchandising

High school students dreaming of a career in the fashion business but also wanting the experience of a four-year private school can find no better spot for both than Baylor. So says a new ranking from, a website that serves as a resource for anyone interested in a degree in fashion design. Baylor’s fashion merchandising offerings […]

Alum turns passion for barbecue into service for El Paso’s homeless

Many barbecue fans travel all over Texas for great brisket and sausage, making it their mission to find the state’s best barbecue. As a Baylor student, Blake Barrow was one of them, regularly driving over 100 miles to find the best barbecue. Now, he’s making barbecue a part of his mission — by serving brisket, sausage […]

Who’s the most #BaylorProud? Vote now!

A few weeks ago, we asked you, Baylor Nation, to post pictures to Twitter and Instagram of how you show your Baylor pride. After sorting through hundreds of photos, we’ve picked 29 finalists for the “Are You #BaylorProud?” photo contest. Now, it’s your turn to choose the winner. Between now and Sept. 3, go to this photo gallery on the […]

New commercial showcases Baylor professors’ caring nature

Viewers who tune in Friday’s Baylor-SMU football game — a nationally televised contest on ESPN — will see more than just a good football team; they’ll also get a glimpse at the heart of Baylor, as the university’s new 30-second commercial makes its debut. But you, Baylor family, don’t have to wait; you can see it […]

Baylor University Closed Sept. 7 For Labor Day Holiday

WACO, TX (Sept. 4, 2015) – In observance of Labor Day, Baylor University administrative offices will be closed and no classes will be held on Monday, Sept. 7.

Esteemed Architect to Visit Baylor, Motivate Students to Practice Sustainable Design

WACO, Texas (Sept. 4, 2015) – Baylor University’s interior design program is hosting “The Ethics of Sustainable Design: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Environmental Consciousness” at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, in Draper Room 152.

Expert: Nine Tips To Help You Break Away From Your Smartphone

WACO, Texas (Sept. 3, 2015) – You’ve tried to escape it. You really have. But, the constant stream of dings and buzzes from incoming texts and emails are just too much to take. And, before you know it, you’re scanning your smartphone. Again. Can the cycle be broken? Can people really put down their smartphones?

Keeping Baylor Nation Informed

The recent criminal conviction of former student-athlete Sam Ukwuachu has brought deep anguish to our campus. As we have said unequivocally, acts of sexual violence contradict every value Baylor University upholds as a caring Christian community.