Accolades

[Campus Kitchen Beyond the Meal Award]
6/27/2016
WACO, Texas (June 27, 2016) – The Campus Kitchen at Baylor University has been honored with a national award for demonstrating excellent “beyond the meal” initiatives as the student-led organization serves the Waco community.
[Courtenay Klauber]
6/16/2016
WACO, Texas (June 16, 2016) — Courtenay Klauber, a May 2016 Baylor University graduate from Issaquah, Washington, was awarded a prestigious Fulbright grant to serve as an English teaching assistant in Turkey for the 2016-17 year.
[sudia 1]
6/13/2016
WACO, Texas (June 13, 2016) — Tanya Sudia, Ph.D., R.N., professor, associate dean for research and scholarship and interim graduate program director at Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing, received the Best Oral Presentation Award at the Sixth Annual Pan-Pacific Nursing Conference and First Colloquium on Chronic Illness Care in March in Hong Kong.
[Chase Gottlich]
6/2/2016
WACO, Texas (June 2, 2016) — Chase Gottlich, a junior pre-medicine University Scholar from Ormond Beach, Florida, has been awarded the prestigious David L. Boren Scholarship to study Swahili in Tanzania for the 2016-17 academic year.
[Dr. Johnny Henderson]
5/27/2016
WACO, Texas (May 27, 2016) – Johnny L. Henderson, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Mathematics in Baylor University’s College of Arts and Sciences, was honored as the 2016 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year during the University’s Academic Convocation on April 15.
[Elizabeth Arnold]
5/20/2016
WACO, Texas (May 20, 2016) — Recent Baylor University graduates Elizabeth Arnold and Ashton Brown were recognized by Arik Hanson of ACH Communications as two of the “PR Rock Stars of the Future.” The two were nominated for the accolade by Marlene Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences.
[Joshua Brownlow]
5/19/2016
WACO, Texas (May 18, 2016)—Joshua Brownlow, a doctoral candidate studying geology at Baylor University, received the Farvolden Award for his research regarding the relationship between hydraulic fracturing and groundwater contamination, which he presented at the 2016 National Groundwater Association Groundwater Summit in April.
[Isabel Kazan]
5/6/2016
WACO, Texas (May 6, 2016) – Isabel Kazan, a freshman University Scholar major, was recently selected to receive the Israel Experience scholarship to study abroad this summer with the 2016 Israel Experience Student Program.
[Dr. Clark Baker]
5/5/2016
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2016) – Clark Baker, Ph.D., associate professor in the department of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor University's College of Arts & Sciences, was honored in Florence, Italy, last month as his photography was put on display at the Florence University for the Arts.
[Janessa Blythe]
5/4/2016
WACO, Texas (May 4, 2016) – Janessa Blythe, a sophomore University Scholar at Baylor University, was recently selected to join the class of 2016 Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows, a five-week-long summer leadership program that welcomes a select group of rising college juniors who desire to learn from George Washington’s leadership lessons and make a difference in the world.
[2016 academic advising]
5/3/2016
WACO, Texas (May 3, 2016) – Baylor’s advising community recently gathered for the 10th Annual Day of the Advisor to recognize the importance of academic advising and to celebrate and honor the individuals who serve Baylor students as academic advisors.
[Terry Maness]
5/2/2016
WACO, Texas (May 2, 2016) - Dean Terry S. Maness of Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. Maness was elected to a three-year term, beginning July 1, 2016.
[debate team]
4/27/2016
WACO, Texas (April 27, 2016) – Baylor University's intercollegiate debate team, known as the Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum, just completed its 2015-16 season with a top 20 national ranking. The team also qualified three smaller groups of two members each to compete at the National Debate Tournament (NDT).
[Sandra Cooper]
4/27/2016
WACO, Texas (April 29, 2016) – Sandra Cooper, Ph.D., professor and coordinator of the mathematics education program in Baylor University's School of Education, and Steven Pounders, M.F.A., professor of acting and directing in the theatre arts department in the College of Arts and Sciences, have been selected as recipients of the 2016 Baylor Centennial Professor Awards.
[carter]
4/27/2016
WACO, Texas (April 27, 2016) – A representative from Carter BloodCare recently visited Baylor’s Student Activities office to thank Baylor University for its combined efforts to collect blood donations for the 2015 year. The Office of Community Engagement and Service received a plaque in recognition of the philanthropic efforts of student organizations.
4/21/2016
WACO, Texas (April 22, 2016) – The Baylor Lariat newspaper, Focus magazine, Roundup yearbook and the baylorlariat.com website recently won another round of state and national awards.
[BICCCC]
4/21/2016
Team in Baylor Interdisciplinary Core wins $1,000 to benefit the World Hunger Relief charity
WACO, Texas (April 21, 2016) — Four sophomores in a Baylor Interdisciplinary Core (BIC) team have won $1,000 to benefit World Hunger Relief by devoting time to learn about social justice and practice writing grant requests, then using that knowledge for a practical application.
[Her Texas]
4/19/2016
WACO, Texas (April 19, 2016) – “Her Texas: Story, Image, Poem & Song,” an anthology edited by Baylor faculty and alumni, recently won first place in the 2016 Press Women of Texas Communications Contest in the edited work category and is now entered in the national contest.
[Nicky Arellano, photo courtesy of Vivian Kwok]
4/19/2016
WACO, Texas (April 26, 2016) – Two Baylor University graduates, Jacob Blythe and Nicky Arellano, were recently named the 2015 recipients of the F. Ray Wilson II Award for Best Thesis, a recognition to reward excellence in scholarship honoring undergraduate thesis writers in Baylor’s Honors Program.
[Sam Davidson]
4/18/2016
WACO, Texas (April 18, 2016) – Sam Davidson and Daniel Headrick, students at George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University, were among 12 seminary and divinity school students selected from more than 700 applicants by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a two-week European program this summer that uses the conduct of clergy in Nazi Germany as a launching point for course study on ethical issues facing religious leaders today.
[Rae Jefferson]
4/15/2016
WACO, Texas (April 15, 2016) – Rae Jefferson, a senior journalism major from Houston, recently was awarded the Bess Whitehead Scott Journalism Scholarship by the Austin Community Foundation. Jefferson, who also is earning a minor in film and digital media, has worked as copy desk chief for The Baylor Lariat and as a staff writer at the San Antonio Express-News. After graduation this spring, she plans to pursue a career in public relations for a nonprofit.
[Bruce Hodson]
4/15/2016
WACO, Texas (April 15, 2016) – There are hundreds of professors at Baylor University, but each year only one is chosen by the senior class to receive the Collins Outstanding Professor Award. Bruce Hodson, Ph.D., senior lecturer in the department of chemistry and biochemistry, is this year's winner.
[Model UN 2016]
4/1/2016
WACO, Texas (April 1, 2016) – Baylor University’s Model United Nations team was named overall Outstanding Delegation at the National Model United Nations conference which took place from Saturday, March 19, to Friday, March 25, in New York. Baylor's team represented Viet Nam.
[lariat logo]
3/22/2016
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2016) – Two Baylor student publications’ websites were recently awarded national first-place titles by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for their design.
[Sean Nixon]
3/22/2016
WACO, Texas (March 22, 2016) – Sean Nixon, senior Baylor Business Fellow and finance major, who is minoring in Japanese, won first place at the Texas State Japanese Speech Contest earlier this month at Rice University in Houston.
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