Accolades

[Jeremy Everett]
4/14/2014
WACO, Texas (April 14, 2014) – House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has announced the appointment of Jeremy Everett, M.Div. ’01, director of the Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University, to the National Commission on Hunger.
[MOAS 1]
4/11/2014
WACO, Texas (April 11, 2014) – Fifteen students from Baylor’s Model Organization of American States recently won the presidency of the model for the sixth consecutive year at the Washington Model Organization of American States (WMOAS).
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4/9/2014
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2014) - Two Baylor University alumni –- the late Judge Jack English Hightower, BA '49, LLB '51, and Ella Wall Prichard, a 1963 Baylor graduate and former member of the Baylor Board of Regents –- were honored April 9 at the Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference in San Antonio. Judge Hightower was selected posthumously for Outstanding Services to Libraries Award, while Prichard received the Benefactor Award.
[Baylor Model UN team]
4/9/2014
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2014) – Eleven Baylor students claimed the top awards in every division at the recent Howard Payne Model United Nations Security Council simulation at Howard Payne University.
[Model Arab League Team]
4/8/2014
WACO, Texas (April 8, 2014) -- Baylor University's Model Arab League (MAL) team won 10 delegate awards – the most for the team in a decade – after participating in the Southwest Model Arab League regional held April 3-5 at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
[Baylor Gold Trumpet comp]
4/3/2014
WACO, Texas (April 3, 2014) – Students from the Baylor trumpet studio represented the Bears with great success on March 23 as they earned third place in the trumpet ensemble division at the 2014 National Trumpet Competition.
[GWAS]
3/26/2014
WACO, Texas (March 26, 2014) —The Greater Waco Area Superintendents (GWAS) group, a partnership organized by Baylor University’s School of Education, was recently recognized as an “Exemplary K-12 Partnership” by the Center for Research, Evaluation and Advancement of Teacher Education (CREATE).
[LEED]
3/18/2014
WACO, Texas (March 18, 2014) – A small, unobtrusive plaque hangs outside the doors of George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University. Many pass it daily as they go to and from the classes, chapels and offices inside. But the plaque holds great significance for Truett, a testimony to its care for the environment.
[Tony Talbert]
3/12/2014
WACO, Texas (March 12, 2014) – Tony Talbert, Ph.D., professor in the Baylor School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, received the McGraw Hill Distinguished Scholar Award in recognition of his career of scholarly contributions to qualitative and ethnographic research.
3/11/2014
WACO, Texas (March 11, 2014) -- Baylor University graduate programs in law, business, health disciplines, the sciences and education were among those nationally ranked in the 2015 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings.
[Lori pic]
2/25/2014
WACO, Texas (Feb. 25, 2014) -- Lori Spies, R.N., a nurse practitioner and senior lecturer in Baylor University's Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) in Dallas, has been named one of 24 registered nurses chosen for D Magazine's third annual Excellence in Nursing Awards.
2/19/2014
WACO, Texas (Feb. 19, 2014) -- Vivian Gamblian, RN, MSN, coordinator of simulation at Baylor University's Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas has been selected through competitive application for the year-long Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators.
[Wool winner 1]
2/14/2014
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2014) -"Hopefully she'll win. She has a really good chance of winning."
Those were the words of Jaynie Fader, senior lecturer in the apparel design and merchandising program in Baylor University's College of Arts & Sciences, about Helena Stefanowicz in October. Stefanowicz, then a senior at Baylor, had just entered the National Make it with Wool competition.
[BBSO Winners]
2/14/2014
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2014)-- Baylor University's Center for Professional Selling recently announced the winners of the 2014 Baylor Business Sell-Off (BBSO) Competition. This year's competition consisted of 49 individual competitors who met face-to-face with 11 corporate buyers.
[Elias award]
2/14/2014
WACO, Texas (Feb. 14, 2014) - At the recent Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) meeting in Nashville, Baylor doctoral student Elias Oziolor and undergraduate student David Dreier won first place poster presentation awards for best Ph.D. and undergraduate research presentations, respectively.
[Fashion]
2/13/2014
WACO, Texas (Feb. 13, 2014) - The Baylor University apparel design and product development and apparel merchandising areas have been ranked No. 27 on a list of "The 32 Most Influential Fashion Schools." The list was published in a blog post by FashionPlaytes.com, a website that invites tween girls to design and wear their own clothes. The program was previously recognized by fashion-schools.org in June of last year and the popular blog Fashionista in 2011.
[Shelley Conroy]
2/7/2014
WACO, Texas (Feb. 7, 2014) - Two Baylor professors in the Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas - Dean Shelley Conroy, Ed.D., and Assistant Professor Claudia Beal, Ph.D. - are on the list of 100 inspiring nurses to watch in 2014 on Online LPN to RN, a website that provides information on nursing education and careers.
[Trombone quartet]
1/16/2014
WACO, Texas (Jan. 16, 2014) - The Baylor School of Music trombone quartet, appropriately named "Bearbones," recently won the Eastern Trombone Workshop's National Trombone Quartet Competition. The quartet members are seniors John Romero and Andrew Crixell, junior Matthew Harris and sophomore Jared Dickerson.
[Tyler Kopas]
12/19/2013
WACO, Texas (Dec. 19, 2013) - Earlier this month, Tyler Kopas, a senior Professional Sales student from Phoenix, Ariz., traveled to Chicago as Baylor University's Model UN Head Delegate and was recognized as the "Outstanding Delegate" by his committee, the highest award that an individual student can be given at the conference.
[Mock UN]
12/12/2013
WACO, Texas (Dec. 12, 2013) - Fourteen Baylor students traveled to Chicago Nov. 23 to 26 to participate in the American Model United Nations Conference, where more than 1,000 college students from across the country participate in a simulation of the United Nations.
[Argentine team]
12/11/2013
WACO, Texas (Dec. 11, 2013) -Some Baylor University students suddenly became Argentinians and Peruvians for a few days in November, thanks to the Eugene Scassa Mock Organization of the American States (ESMOAS) conference.
[Susan Johnsen]
12/5/2013
WACO, Texas (Dec. 5, 2013) - Working with gifted and talented students is nothing new for Susan Johnsen, Ph.D., director of gifted programs in the School of Education at Baylor University. In addition to her day job, she is editor of "Gifted Child Today," coauthor of more than 200 articles, monographs, technical reports and dozens of books related to gifted education, and author of three tests used in identifying gifted students.
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11/26/2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 29, 2013) -- After four weeks of head-to-head competition in alumni giving, Baylor University young alumni demonstrated their pride in the University by joining together in support of the inaugural Baylor vs. TCU Young Alumni Challenge. At the final count, 1,315 Baylor young alumni made gifts to the University totaling more than $164,500.
[Rebekah Howell]
11/22/2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2013) -Baylor vocalists recently competed in the Texas and Oklahoma regional competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). Semi-finalists from Baylor were placed in all 10 collegiate divisions, with 11 of those students going on to become finalists. Four students earned first place, each in a different division.
[Maddie Danielson's]
11/22/2013
WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2013) - Students and faculty from the department of family & consumer sciences at Baylor University received multiple awards and scholarships for their work from the national and state Make it with Wool competition earlier this month.
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