Accolades

[model UN 2016.1]
12/2/2016
WACO, Texas (Dec. 2, 2016) – Three members of Baylor University’s Model United Nations team were honored at the American Model United Nations Conference in Chicago, Illinois, last week.
[Veterans ceremony Fountain Mall]
11/29/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2016) – Baylor University has earned the 2017 Military Friendly School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse.
[Foster Campus exterior]
11/29/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2016) – Baylor University’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business has been ranked No. 5 among the “Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2017,” according to the latest rankings from The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
[Baylor challenge coin]
11/22/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2016) — Baylor University student veterans and the Veteran Educational and Transition Services (VETS) program hosted a banquet on Nov. 17 for faculty, staff and other students who have gone above and beyond in support of the veterans’ academic journeys.
11/21/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 21, 2016) – Baylor University’s Robbins Institute for Health Policy and Leadership, housed in the Hankamer School of Business, has been granted membership into the Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM).
[Laura Phipps]
11/10/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2016) – Laura Phipps, a Baylor School of Education graduate student, was awarded the 2016 Outstanding Graduate Student Award (specialist level) by the Texas Association of School Psychologists.
[Erin Dixon]
11/10/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 10, 2016) – The School Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA) honored Erin Dixon, Ph.D., visiting lecturer in science education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction in Baylor’s School of Education, with a national award for her outstanding dissertation.
[Student pubs awards]
11/8/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 8, 2016) – Baylor University student publications have been ranked among the best in the nation by several organizations this year, and, for the first time in the Lariat’s 116-year history, the publication was awarded a television Emmy.
[Kayla Rhidenour]
11/3/2016
WACO, Texas (Nov. 3, 2016) — Kayla Rhidenour, Ph.D., lecturer in the department of communication in Baylor University's College of Arts & Sciences, has been honored with the 2016 Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award presented by the National Communication Association.
[TFBY 16]
10/31/2016
WACO, Texas (Oct. 31, 2016) – Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business (IFB) will honor the 2016 Texas Family Business of the Year Award winners and finalists at an awards banquet at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the Meyer Conference Center in the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, home of the Hankamer School of Business.
[Rita Patteson]
9/12/2016
WACO, Texas (Sept. 12, 2016) — Rita Patteson, director of Baylor University's renowned Armstrong Browning Library, retired on Sept. 1, 2016, after 50 years of service at the University.
[aviation science2]
9/9/2016
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2016) — This year, Baylor University’s aviation sciences program has achieved a milestone — the 25th anniversary of a degree program that not only produces innovative research in atmosphere and space sciences, but also trains the next generation of pilots and leaders in the aviation industry.
[John Haldane]
9/9/2016
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2016) – Baylor University philosophy professor John Haldane, Ph.D., was selected as one of the 50 most influential living philosophers by TheBestSchools.org, a resource for college and online education.
[Move In Recycling]
9/9/2016
WACO, Texas (Sept. 9, 2016) – Baylor University’s ongoing commitment to sustainability has been honored for the third time by the Sierra Club, which has named the university to its 2016 “Cool Schools” list.
[Anthony Ogbo]
9/6/2016
WACO, Texas (Sept. 6, 2016)—Anthony Ogbo, a senior biology major of Houston, Texas, has been awarded the United Parcel Service (UPS) Scholarship provided by the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (ICUT) Foundation and the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC).
[Beckwith]
9/2/2016
WACO, Texas (Sept. 2, 2016) — Francis J. Beckwith, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and church-state studies and co-director of the Program in Philosophical Studies of Religion in the Institute for Studies of Religion, will receive the Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion: Constructive-Reflective Studies from the American Academy of Religion (AAR). Beckwith will be honored for his book, “Taking Rites Seriously: Law, Politics, and the Reasonableness of Faith.”
[Kwon1]
9/1/2016
WACO, Texas (Sept. 1, 2016) – Junha Kwon, a senior economics and finance double major at Baylor University, recently received the 2016 Korean Honor Scholarship, which is awarded to outstanding students of Korean heritage to encourage high achievement of academic performance and the development of leadership qualities for their future professional careers.
[Michael Korpi]
8/29/2016
WACO, Texas (Aug. 29, 2016) – Michael Korpi, Ph.D., professor of film and digital media, has been awarded the first Excellence in Education Medal Award from the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE).
[Master Teachers 2016]
8/26/2016
WACO, Texas (Aug. 26, 2016) – Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland has announced the designation of Master Teacher – the highest honor granted to Baylor faculty members for sustained excellence in teaching – has been conferred on Corey P. Carbonara, Ph.D., professor of film and digital media, College of Arts & Sciences; T. Laine Scales, Ph.D., professor of higher education, School of Education, and associate dean of graduate studies and professional development, Graduate School; and Gaynor I. Yancey, D.S.W., professor of social work, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work.
[Zambia 2]
8/18/2016
WACO, Texas (Aug. 18, 2016) —Orphans in Zambia left their fingerprints — literally — on an art project by two Baylor University studio art majors on a women’s leadership mission trip this summer to the southern African country. The students’ paintings of trees – featuring brightly colored leaves made by the children’s fingertips – eventually raised nearly $45,000 to help children living in extreme poverty become leaders for change.
[Paul Gordon]
8/10/2016
WACO, Texas (Aug.10, 2016) — Paul Gordon, Ph.D., chair and professor of Baylor University’s health, human performance and recreation department in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, has been selected as a member of the National Institutes of Health’s Common Fund study section review.
[Great Colleges 2016]
7/25/2016
WACO, Texas (July 25, 2016) – For the sixth consecutive year, Baylor University has attained elite Honor Roll status as a “2016 Great College to Work For,” according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a top trade publication for colleges and universities.
[strimple]
7/22/2016
WACO, Texas (July 22, 2016) — Nick Strimple, D.M.A., B.M. (composition) ’69, was awarded the Baylor University Center for Christian Music Studies Award for Exemplary Leadership in Christian Music at Baylor’s annual Alleluia Conference.
[Rotary Prashant Appikatla]
7/8/2016
WACO, Texas (July 8, 2016) — Prashant (Sunny) Appikatla, Brianna Williams and Jonathan Tingle, recent Baylor University graduates, were awarded Rotary Global Grants this spring. They plan to use the grants to earn master’s degrees at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine next year.
[Fiske Best Buy 2017]
7/1/2016
WACO, Texas (July 1, 2016) – Baylor University has been named a “Best Buy” in the 2017 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges.
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