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Baylor Round Table is an organization consisting of faculty women and female staff with executive benefits and the wives of faculty and wives of staff with executive benefits. The purpose is to promote the social and cultural life of Baylor University. Monthly meetings are held September-May and smaller interest groups also meet throughout the year. Each year the Baylor Round Table donates a scholarship to a deserving Baylor student.

Our theme for 2014-2015 will be Celebrating Baylor: Catch the Spirit!

Celebrating Baylor Round Table… Join as we work together to enhance community building through social, cultural, and service opportunities. We will share our varied interests and attend special lectures and presentations while enjoying Baylor’s rich Christian heritage and traditions of giving back to the community and to our students through scholarship.

The Baylor Round Table Scholarship, awarded annually, provides an opportunity to make a difference in a Baylor student’s educational experience and future. Our contributions to this fund, which can be made as tributes, memorials, and/or special gifts, are an investment in Baylor’s future, because our students are our future.

Baylor Round Table…Join today, connect for a lifetime!


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Upcoming Events:


Campus Kitchen Project and Texas Hunger Initiative

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, Noon

Learn more about hunger in Texas and be involved in helping to feed Mission Waco children when you attend the January 28 Round Table meeting. The meeting will be on the fifth floor of Cashion Academic Building. At 11:30 a.m. members will participate in a hands-on project to make snacks for children involved in Mission Waco activities. The lunch and program will begin at 12-noon. Rosemary Townsend, Jeremy Everett and Doug McDurham will discuss the Baylor Campus Kitchen project and Texas Hunger Initiative, organized by the Baylor School of Social Work.

Lois Ferguson is handling all reservations by email at Lois_Ferguson@baylor.edu or phone at 710-8534. You must let her know if you will participate in the hands-on project, so that adequate work space and supplies will be provided. You will be provided gloves and hairnets to wear when you participate - these are not optional accessories!

A box lunch from BestYett will be available for purchase for $13 and must be ordered in advance, to allow us to have the proper number of meals available. Let Lois know by 5 p.m. January 23 if you want to order a box lunch; send a check or cash for the meal to her at One Bear Place 97014.

Depending on the number of registrations received by Thursday, January 15, we may be able to open the event to guests.

Thursday, February 19, 2015, Noon-1:30 p.m. at the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce

"Waco Today and Tomorrow"
Spotlighting: City of Waco, Greater Waco Chamber, and Downtown Development Corporation

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 (Depart Baylor campus at 11:00 a.m.)

"Blue Bell, Bluebonnets and Independence, Texas"
Spouses included



BAYLOR ROUND TABLE ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The 2014-15 Scholarship Committee would like to introduce you to Baylor Round Table’s new voluntary Annual Gift Societies, honoring members who see the value in supporting Baylor students through gifts to the Baylor Round Table Endowed Scholarship:

1904 Anniversary Circle - To commemorate the year Baylor Round Table was organized, recognizing individuals whose gifts total $50-$99 in a single calendar year

Presidents Circle - To commemorate all past, present, and future presidents of Round Table, recognizing individuals whose gifts total $100-$249 in a single calendar year [will receive a pin of recognition]

McCall Founders Circle - To commemorate former Baylor First Lady Mary McCall under whose leadership the Baylor Round Table Scholarship was founded in 1977, recognizing individuals whose gifts total $250 or more in a single calendar year [will receive a medallion of recognition]

The Baylor Round Table Endowed Scholarship Fund has already supported more than 30 need-based scholarships for junior and senior students maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA, but we can do so much more. Join us today in supporting future Baylor University students by making your gift online at: www.baylor.edu/baylorroundtable [click on home page top-right box for scholarship giving].

"Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world." Joel A. Barker, Author and Lecturer

TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!



Round Table 2013-2014 Scholarship Recipient

Judy Maggard, chair of the Scholarship Committee with committee members, Shelley Brooks, Kathy Hillman, Carol McCulloch and Jeanette Rudd are pleased to announce the selection of Amber Reese, a junior psychology major from Abilene, Texas to receive the Baylor Round Table Scholarship for 2013-2014.

Amber is an outstanding student in the classroom and is involved in Best Buddies, Up Til Dawn, Baylor Buddies, Phi Theta and the National Society for Collegiate Scholars. She has spent the spring 2013 semester studying in the Netherlands with the Baylor in Maastricht program.



Round Table Interest Groups

Interest groups are a vital part of Round Table. These groups provide opportunities for women across all parts of the Baylor family to meet on a regular basis in a common interest. These gatherings are where you get to know each other in a more intimate setting. Some of these groups meet monthly, and others meet occasionally during the year, and some are just a one-time event. (read more about this year's interest groups here)


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