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. Basketball. Davis Selected Big 12 Player of the Week

Senior Nina Davis earned her first Big 12 Player of the Week award of the season and the eighth of her career, the league office announced on Monday afternoon.

M. Basketball. Motley On Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List

Baylor basketball forward Johnathan Motley is one of 19 players on the Oscar Robertson Trophy midseason watch list, as announced Monday by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.

M. Basketball. Motley Earns BU-Record Fourth Big 12 Player of Week Honor

Baylor junior forward Johnathan Motley was named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, as voted on by a panel of media members and announced Monday by the conference office.

W. Tennis. WTEN Prevails in Dual-Match Doubleheader

The Baylor women’s tennis team (2-0) played its way to a dual-match doubleheader sweep, picking up wins over UTRGV (1-1) and McNeese State (1-2) on Sunday afternoon inside the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center. The Lady Bears bested both the Vaqueros and the Cowgirls, 4-0.

Austin American-Statesman: Immortal 10 honored in Round Rock

Jan. 23, 2017
The City of Round Rock and Baylor University are forever bonded by a tragic accident in 1927 that took the lives of 10 Baylor students who came to be known as the “Immortal Ten.” The accident led to the first highway overpass in Texas, and the city dedicated a memorial bridge on Sunday. “It means so much to all of the students at Baylor,” said Baylor Student Body President Lindsey Bacque, who was among the speakers at the bridge dedication ceremony.

Christian Science Monitor: The Trump era begins

Jan. 20, 2017
David Clinton, Ph.D., chair of political science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, is quoted in this article about the U.S. presidential transition.

Ghana Business News: Profile of the Vice President-Elect

Jan. 7, 2017
Profile of the recently elected Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who taught from 1996-2000 in the department of economics in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. In 1998, he received Baylor’s Young Researcher Award. He returned to Ghana in 2000 to work as the research director for the Bank of Ghana (the central bank) and later was appointed Deputy Governor of the Bank, in charge of monetary policy, in 2006.

KCEN-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/NBC): 90 years since the 'Immortal Ten' crash

Jan. 21, 2017
VIDEO: On Sunday, the City of Round Rock gathered with Baylor alumni, staff and students to dedicate the Mays Street Bridge to "The Immortal Ten," the 10 Baylor students who died in the tragic bus-train collision in 1927. "It's the reason you're working so hard on your studies and in the library and in the community with one another. Because you're able to do those things and complete what the 'Immortal Ten' weren't during their time at Baylor,” said Baylor Student Body President Lindsey Bacque, who was among the speakers at the event.

#BearsOfBaylor — “To be really healed, people have to be really seen and really heard.”

“I’m a counselor because I like to be with people and I like to see people and let people know there are people who can see all of them — the good parts and the not-so-good parts. Once we were having a Bible study, and the pastor mentioned that every time someone got healed, it […]

Communication Sciences and Disorders’ new home serves BU students — and Waco

Last year, Baylor received an incredible — and anonymous — $10 million gift to transform the Department of Communications Sciences and Disorders (CSD). Part of that gift allowed CSD to move into a new home, leaving Neill Morris Hall for a newly renovated Cashion Academic Center — and what a beautiful new home it is! Approximately 18,000 square feet on […]

Lariat reporters to cover Inauguration live — thanks in part to D.C.-area alumni

Eight years ago, a team of Baylor journalism students covered the presidential inauguration live in Washington, D.C. This week, seven more Baylor students are enjoying the same experience — thanks in part to a group of D.C.-area alumni. The team of seven students includes five Lariat staff members (editor-in-chief Gavin Pugh, digital managing editor Didi Martinez, broadcast […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “It’s really eye-opening to see … how we’ve kept the tradition alive for so long.”

“I’m from Waco, so I’ve been coming to basketball games since I was six months old. It’s really nice to transition from the fans to the student section. There’s a lot of energy.” [What do you know about the Immortal Ten?] “Our freshman year, they take you into Waco Hall and tell you about the […]

Author of The New York Times Best-seller ‘Blackout: Remembering Things I Drank to Forget’ to Speak at Baylor Feb. 2

WACO, Texas, (Jan. 23, 2017) — Journalist Sarah Hepola — author of <i>The New York Times</i> best-seller “Blackout: Remembering Things I Drank to Forget” — will speak at Baylor University on Thursday, Feb. 2.

Regents Receive Governance Task Force Recommendations

In November 2016, the Governance Committee of the Baylor University Board of Regents approached six individuals with significant for-profit and not-for-profit board governance experience to form a Task Force to complete a detailed, independent review of the Board's governance policies and practices.

Regents Receive Governance Task Force Recommendations

In November 2016, the Governance Committee of the Baylor University Board of Regents approached six individuals with significant for-profit and not-for-profit board governance experience to form a Task Force to complete a detailed, independent review of the Board's governance policies and practices.

Want to Ace an Exam? Tell a Friend What You Learned

WACO, Texas (Jan. 17, 2017) — Students who are given information and tell someone about it immediately recall the details better and longer — a strategy which could be a plus come test time, says a Baylor University researcher.