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. Volleyball. Volleyball Earns AVCA Team Academic Award

Baylor volleyball was one of 145 NCAA Division I recipients of the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award, announced by the organization on Monday.

Football. Sims Named to SWATA Hall of Fame

Four years after receiving the organization’s Most Distinguished Award, longtime Baylor trainer Mike Sims has been named to the Southwest Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame.

Football. Football Single-Game Tickets on Sale

Single-game tickets for four games of the 2017 Baylor football season are now available to the general public through the Baylor Athletics Department Ticket Office.

Football. Kickoff Time for Football's Season Opener Announced

The Matt Rhule era with Baylor Football will begin in front of a nationally-televised audience when the Bears open the 2017 season at 6 p.m. CT on FS2 against Liberty at McLane Stadium.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments: Rev. James Cleveland

July 18, 2017
AUDIO: On this episode of Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments, Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden features Gospel music's most prolific artist, the Rev. James Cleveland. Darden is founder of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides the sounds and stories for this weekly radio program.

KWTX-TV Ch. 10 (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Children of Sheriff's Office employees supported through scholarship program

July 20, 2017
VIDEO: Incoming Baylor freshman Alicia Martinez earned a scholarship from the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Association. Martinez, daughter of a county jail employee, plans to major in social work with the hope of serving the community like her dad does. “To see that he's proud of what he's doing makes me want to go out and figure out what's going to make me proud of my work so, it's pretty inspiring,” said Martinez.

PRWeb: MDI Appoints Matt DeLorenzo to Vice President, Strategic Accounts & Workforce Solutions

July 20, 2017
Matt DeLorenzo, B.B.A. (Computer Information Systems) '95, has been appointed vice president, strategic accounts & workforce solutions for MDI Group, a national IT staffing and recruiting firm.

Spoke: AACSB Welcomes Its 2017-18 Board of Directors

July 19, 2017
Terry S. Maness, D.B.A., dean of Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, is serving on the board of directors of AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the world's largest business education alliance that connects students, academia and business.

Baylor Tri Delta named No. 1 fundraising chapter in the nation

Congratulations to the women of Baylor Tri Delta, recently named the No. 1 fundraising chapter of Tri Delta in the United States! Each year, the hundreds of Tri Delta chapters across the nation raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, one of the nation’s leading pediatric treatment and research hospitals (and Tri Delta’s primary philanthropy). The Baylor […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “I’d love to intern in New York…”

[What’s your major?] Incoming student: “I’m going to major in apparel merchandising with a minor in business. I love fashion, but I’m not really on the design-side of things. I love to shop, too, so I’m excited to hopefully be a buyer for a company. Baylor has a really good program and really cool internships, […]

6 reasons Baylor Law students are recognized for service

Over the years, Baylor Law School has received national recognition countless times — for the quality of its students, the quality of its graduates, and for its value. But if there’s one particular thing for which Baylor Law is best known, it’s service. In the past few years alone, Baylor Law has earned six state and national awards for […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “They say it’s the best four years of your life…”

[What are you looking forward to most about college?] “A lot of people talk about meeting those friends who you have for a lifetime, and they say it’s the best four years of your life, so I’m just trying to figure out what all of the hype is about.” [Have you chosen a major yet?] […]

How to Identify Leadership Characteristics in Children

WACO, Texas (July 24, 2017) – “That child is a natural leader.” That’s something you might have heard, or maybe you’ve even said it. But is it true?

Baylor Board of Regents Welcomes New Members, Begins New Era of Governance

WACO, Texas (July 21, 2017) – The Baylor University Board of Regents held its first meeting since adopting a slate of best-practice governance reforms in the spring that enhance operations, Board diversity, open communication and constituent representation.

Ten Baylor University Faculty Members Selected for 2017-18 Baylor Fellows

WACO, Texas (July 20, 2017) — Ten faculty members have been selected to serve as 2017-18 Baylor Fellows because of their excellence in teaching and desire to transform student thinking through innovation.

Baylor University Named a ‘2017 Great College to Work For’ by The Chronicle of Higher Education

WACO, Texas (July 19, 2017) – For the seventh consecutive year, Baylor University has been named a “Great College to Work For,” according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities.