Accolades

[Model UN 2015]
1/27/2016
WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2016) – Baylor University’s Model UN Team received two team awards and three individual awards in the second annual Texas Model United National Conference, which included participants from universities in Texas, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and Turkey.
[one hundred]
1/25/2016
WACO, Texas (Jan. 25, 2016) — For the second year in a row, graduates in Baylor University’s education programs achieved a 100 percent pass rate on certification exams in the State of Texas. The current rate reflects tests taken by Baylor students who graduated in the 2014-15 academic year, including graduation ceremonies in December 2014, May 2015 and August 2015. The overall state average for 2014-15 was 94 percent.
[Brandon Hemphill]
1/22/2016
WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2016) – Brandon Hemphill, B.B.A. (International Business and Finance) '15, finished 16th of 1,000 students from four continents in the Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) Global Portfolio Challenge.
[Model UN 2015]
12/10/2015
WACO, Texas (Dec. 10, 2015) – Baylor University students recently traveled to Chicago to participate in the American Model United Nations Conference, an annual event which brings together 1,500 university students from around the world to participate in a simulation of the United Nations.
[Jacob Imam]
11/30/2015
WACO, Texas (Nov. 30, 2015) – Jacob Imam, a senior University Scholar at Baylor University, has been selected as one of 32 American university students – and the only student from a Texas university – to receive the prestigious 2016 Marshall Scholarship. The announcement of the award was made today by the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission, which includes eight regional committees who select the recipients.
[Baylor University's Model Organization of American States team 2015]
11/20/2015
WACO, Texas (Nov. 20, 2015) – Baylor University’s Model Organization of American States (MOAS) returned from the Mock Organization of American States (OAS) competition at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with their hands full of awards and their stomachs full of jambalaya.
[lariat logo]
11/18/2015
WACO, Texas (Nov. 18, 2015) – Baylor Student Publications was chosen for 18 national awards last week, receiving five best-in-the-nation awards for individual Baylor journalists. The Baylor Lariat, Focus Magazine, Baylorlariat.com and Roundup Yearbook were recognized as top news outlets in their fields for the 2014-2015 school year.
[McLendon]
11/11/2015
WACO, Texas (Nov. 11, 2015) – Michael K. McLendon, Ph.D., dean of Baylor University’s School of Education, is among 15 state education leaders who have been appointed to the Texas Commission on Next Generation Assessments and Accountability.
11/5/2015
WACO, Texas (Nov. 5, 2015) – Graduate students from universities across the nation came together at Baylor University last weekend to compete in the inaugural Robbins Case Competition in Healthcare Management. The event is hosted by the Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.
[ASIS students]
10/30/2015
WACO, Texas (Oct. 30, 2015) –Four Baylor interior design students won awards at the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Texas Chapter Student Design Competition. Awards were announced at an award ceremony held during the ASID Student Symposium on Friday, Oct. 16.
[Go Green Go Baylor]
10/19/2015
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2015) – The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has recognized Baylor University as one of the top performing colleges and universities in the 2015 Sustainable Campus Index, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).
[Gupta and Wilkerson]
10/14/2015
WACO, Texas (Oct. 14, 2015) — Dittika Gupta, a 2014 Ph.D. graduate from the Baylor School of Education (SOE) in curriculum & instruction, said she hoped to start a national dialogue about early mathematics curriculum when she chose her dissertation topic. Now that the dissertation has won a national award from the School Science Mathematics Association (SSMA), the dialogue has begun.
[Kristen Mainor]
10/6/2015
WACO, Texas (Oct. 6, 2015) – The Texas Association of School Psychologists (TASP) has recognized Baylor University staff member Kristen Mainor and graduate student Allen Mom for their outstanding performance in the practice and study of school psychology.
[Vincent Cronin]
9/23/2015
WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2015) – Vincent Cronin, Ph.D., award-winning professor of geology at Baylor University and accomplished researcher, was recently selected by the American Geosciences Institute and the National Association of Geoscience Teachers as the new editor for the AGI/NACT Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology, beginning with the 11th edition.
[Eric Cassell]
9/21/2015
WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2015) – Baylor University’s medical humanities program in the College of Arts & Sciences will present its Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Humanities to Eric Cassell, M.D., at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in the Paul W. Powell Chapel at George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
[Rachael Lanier]
9/17/2015
WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2015) – Rachael Lanier, a junior economics major in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, placed first in an essay competition sponsored by the Values & Capitalism Project of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI) in Washington, D.C.
[gregory]
9/15/2015
WACO, Texas (Sept. 15, 2015) — Renowned preacher and Baylor University alumnus Joel Gregory, Ph.D., has been installed as the holder of the newly established George W. Truett Endowed Chair in Preaching and Evangelism, made possible by a gift from First Baptist Church of Dallas, at Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary.
[Michael Poor]
9/14/2015
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2015) –Michael Poor, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science in Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science has received a $158,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to fund his research on the exploration of gestural interaction usage for users with chronic pain-related diseases and conditions.
[mortar]
9/11/2015
WACO, Texas (Sept. 10, 2015) – Baylor University’s chapter of Mortar Board has been awarded the Silver Torch Award from the Mortar Board National College Honor Society.
[Heidi Bostic]
8/25/2015
WACO, Texas (Aug. 25, 2015) – Heidi Bostic, Ph.D., professor of French and chair of Baylor University’s department of modern languages and cultures in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been named the 2015 Texas Foreign Language Association (TFLA) Higher Education Administrator of the Year.
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