Baylor Alumni & Friends News

Aug
20
2014

Football. Football Places Three On Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List

Baylor football players Antwan Goodley, Shock Linwood and Bryce Petty earned a spot on the 2014 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list, which was announced Wednesday at the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce East Texas Kickoff Luncheon.

Aug
20
2014

“The John Morris Show” 1660ESPN Radio (Waco): Pattie Orr and Priya Narasimhan Discuss Baylor In-Game App, Fan Experience at McLane Stadium

Aug. 18, 2014
AUDIO LINK: The Voice of the Bears John Morris interviews Pattie Orr, vice president for information technology at Baylor, and Priya Narasimhan, founder and CEO of Yinzcam, about the state-of-the-art technology at McLane Stadium, including Extreme Wi-Fi and the new Baylor In-Game football app, which is the first college athletic application to provide instant replays from multiple views to fans in the $266 million stadium.

Aug
20
2014

“You Make the Call” 1660 ESPN Radio (Waco): Judge Starr Joins David Smoak on the Brazos River

Aug. 18, 2014
AUDIO LINK: 1660 ESPN Radio hosts David Smoak and Paul Catalina welcome Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr on board the station’s pontoon boat for an interview about Baylor’s new McLane Stadium, updates on the Baylor campus, the Big 12 conference and other college sports issues.

Aug
20
2014

ABC News: Colleges Add Luxury Touches to New Stadiums

Aug. 19, 2014
Baylor’s McLane Stadium is discussed as a great example of how architecture firms like Populous are now planning stadiums for fans with luxuries, perks and multiple price point options on game day. Todd Patulski, Baylor's deputy athletic director for finance and administration, is quoted.

Aug
20
2014

Andrew Althoff

Andrew Althoff, Athletic Performance, and spouse, Christina, on the birth of their twins, Joel Andrew Althoff & Eli Simpao Althoff, June 26, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Dennis Havranek

Sympathies to Dennis Havranek, Institutional Events, on the death of his father-in-law, Mr. Joseph Aguillar on August 19, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Expert: Three Tips to Develop Meaningful Church-School Relationships, Ministries

WACO, Texas (Aug. 20, 2014) – It’s less about money and more about mentoring. With students and teachers back in the classroom, it’s the time of year when many churches and congregations engage with local schools.

Aug
20
2014

Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Lavish home: Baylor unveils new McLane Stadium

Aug. 19, 2014
Coach Art Briles, senior receiver Antwan Goodley and quarterback Bryce Petty are quoted about their first look inside Baylor’s new McLane Stadium. The team walked over Saturday morning for a scrimmage and their first taste of the amazing new facility.

Aug
20
2014

HispanicBusiness: New Faculty Join Music Department

Aug. 18, 2014
Baylor alumni, Dr. Jason Lester, ’97 BMED in voice and choral music, has joined the department of music at Houston Baptist University as Chair of the Department of Music and Associate Professor of Music.

Aug
20
2014

Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Davis, Baylor Event Services, and spouse, Kristen, on the birth of their twins, Charles Martin Davis & Harrison Bradley Davis, August 07, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Joseph Stubenrauch

Joseph Stubenrauch, History , and spouse, Rene, on the birth of their daughter, Penelope Wren Stubenrauch, July 25, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Katelyn Hiatt

Katelyn Hiatt, Campus Living and Learning, and spouse, Daniel, on the birth of their son, Dirk L. Hiatt, July 10, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Katherine Evans

Katherine Evans, Career & Professional Development, and spouse, Jonathan, on the birth of their son, Easton Jackson Evans, July 31, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Kellen Coleman

Kellen Coleman, Athletics - Communications, and spouse, Jody, on the birth of their son, Jaxon Adam Coleman, July 7, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Margo Shanks

Margo Shanks, HHPR , and spouse, Neil, on the birth of their daughter, Reyna Shanks, April 27, 2014.

Aug
20
2014

Move2BU ready to welcome Baylor’s Class of 2018

The largest class in Baylor history will move into residence halls today and tomorrow — but the students (and their families) won’t have to do it alone. Hundreds of Baylor upperclassmen, professors and staff members will be out in the heat both days, swarming on car after car as families pull up in front of the […]

Aug
20
2014

San Antonio Current: 10 Incredible Destinations to Consider for a Semester Abroad

Aug. 18, 2014
Spain and Hong Kong are included as top 10 study abroad destinations in the outlet’s 2013 College Guide. Baylor is listed as having programs to consider for these two countries.

Aug
20
2014

TechnologyMarketingCorporation.com: Tyler Cooper MD, MPH, Named President and Chief Executive Officer of Cooper Aerobics

Aug. 19, 2014
Tyler Cooper, MD, MPH, a preventive medicine physician and a 1994 graduate of Baylor with a BBA in management and marketing, is named President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cooper Aerobics.

Aug
20
2014

The Atlantic: Burying Your Dead Without Religion

Aug. 19, 2014
Candi Cann, Ph.D., assistant professor of religion in Baylor’s Honors College, discusses new ways people are memorializing dead loved ones in an increasingly secular society. “Do-it-yourself’ memorials such as car decals, T-shirts, tattoos and online memorials are on the increase, says Cann, author of “Virtual Afterlives: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century.” (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this story to media outlets in June, after the book’s publication.)