Accolades

[Johanna Bridges]
5/27/2015
WACO, Texas (May 27, 2015) – Baylor University’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) junior Johanna Bridges was elected to serve on the 2015-2016 Board of Directors for the National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA). Bridges who currently serves as president for the Baylor Student Nurses Association at LHSON is the first Baylor student to serve in a national role for NSNA.
[Virtuoso]
5/21/2015
WACO, Texas (May 21, 2015) – Baylor a cappella group VirtuOSO was pitch perfect as they placed fourth at this year’s International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA).
[Baylor Law School]
5/5/2015
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2015) – Baylor Law School has been selected to receive the 2015 American Bar Association (ABA) Pro Bono Publico Award, making it only the third law school in the nation to be honored with the award since 1984.
[Toben Clements Starr]
5/5/2015
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2015) – Jerry Clements, J.D. ’81, chair of the international firm Locke Lord, has been selected by the Baylor Law Alumni Association Executive Committee as the 2015 Baylor Lawyer of the Year.
[Debakey scholars]
5/1/2015
WACO, Texas (May 1, 2015) – Seven Baylor Medical Humanities students have been awarded the 2015 Michael E. DeBakey, Selma DeBakey and Lois DeBakey Endowed Scholarship Fund.
[PBL winners]
4/28/2015
WACO, Texas (April 28, 2015) – Baylor’s freshly minted Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter has set a precedent of success after bringing home 43 awards April 10-11 at the 2015 State Leadership Conference at The University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson.
[Stephanie Wong]
4/28/2015
WACO, Texas (April 28, 2015) – Stephanie Wong, a doctoral candidate in the department of geology in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has received her third Farvolden Award for a presentation on groundwater and stream interactions at the 2015 National Groundwater Association Summit.
[Kelsey Mann]
4/24/2015
WACO, Texas (April 24, 2015) – Baylor University senior Kelsey Mann was named runner-up in the national Sales Student of the Year Award competition held by the American Marketing Association (AMA) and the University Sales Center Alliance (USCA).
[Model Organization of American States]
4/23/2015
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – Ten members of Baylor’s Model Organization of American States (MOAS) traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to participate in the Washington Model Organization of American States (WMOAS) hosted by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Institute for Diplomatic Dialogue in the Americas.
[David Lyle Jeffrey]
4/23/2015
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2015) – David Lyle Jeffrey, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities in Baylor’s Honors College, has been honored as the 12th Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.
[Brandon Martinez]
4/20/2015
WACO, Texas (April 20, 2015) – Three Baylor University doctoral students - Brandon Martinez, V.H. Satheeshkumar and Logan Gage - received Outstanding Dissertation Awards from the Baylor University Graduate School, recognizing their exceptional scholarship, research and writing.
4/16/2015
WACO, Texas (April 16, 2015) — The Baylor New Venture Competition, hosted by the department of entrepreneurship in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, awarded more than $130,000 in cash and prizes to student teams pitching original business plans.
[UN]
4/9/2015
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2015) – Sixteen Baylor University students who participated in the National Model United Nations Conference in New York City have been recognized as an "Honorable Mention Delegation."
[Andrasi]
4/7/2015
WACO, Texas (April 7, 2015) – Elizabeth Andrasi, a third-year Master of Divinity student at George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University, has been selected by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a two-week program for future clergy taking place this summer in New York, Germany and Poland.
[Baylor trumpet ensemble]
3/31/2015
WACO, Texas (March 31, 2015) – Baylor Trumpets Green ensemble returned victorious from this year’s National Trumpet Competition (NTC) at Messiah College in Pennsylvania.
[Richard Russell]
3/31/2015
WACO, Texas (March 31, 2015) – “Seamus Heaney’s Regions,” a book by Richard Rankin Russell, Ph.D., graduate program director and professor of English in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded the 2014 Robert Penn Warren-Cleanth Brooks Award for literary scholarship and criticism.
[Miki Wang]
3/30/2015
WACO, Texas (March 30, 2015) – After winning first place at the Dallas regionals of the 2015 Texas State Japanese Speech Contest, Baylor senior Miki Wang said “konnichiwa”–Japanese for “hello”– to another first-place victory at the Texas State Japanese Speech Contest.
3/11/2015
WACO, Texas (March 11, 2015) – Three Baylor students of the Japanese language have placed in the top five at the Dallas regionals of the 2015 Texas State Japanese Speech Contest.
[Cheryl Riley]
2/26/2015
WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Cheryl Riley, D.N.P., lecturer and coordinator of the Neonatal nursing program in Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of Nursing, received an award for excellence in neonatal nursing by D Magazine.
[Lesley Wright]
2/26/2015
WACO, Texas (Feb. 26, 2015) – Lesley Wright, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering in Baylor University’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, was honored with the 2015 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award for her work as faculty adviser for Baylor Baja.
[Steve Driese]
2/11/2015
WACO, Texas (Feb. 11, 2015) – Steven Driese, Ph.D., professor and chair of department of geology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, will speak at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) on Feb. 13 in San Jose, California.
[UN awards]
2/6/2015
WACO, Texas (Feb. 6, 2015) – Over the weekend, 17 Baylor students of varying areas of study participated in the inaugural Texas Model United Nations conference hosted by the Osgood Center for International Studies and held at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. They brought home a multitude of awards.
[Kendall Artz]
2/2/2015
WACO, Texas (Feb. 2, 2015) – Kendall Artz, Ph.D., chair of the department of entrepreneurship and director of the Baylor Entrepreneurship Program in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, has been named a Justin G. Longenecker Fellow in Entrepreneurship by the United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE).
[Sarah Guberman]
1/27/2015
WACO, Texas (Jan. 27, 2015) – Sarah Guberman, a senior studying environmental science at Baylor University, has been awarded a fellowship through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship Program.
[Waltman]
1/22/2015
WACO, Texas (Jan. 22, 2015) – Each year, an exclusive group of academic titles are selected by Choice, a premier source of academic books and digital resources for scholars and students in higher education. This year, two Baylor professors made the list: Jerold Waltman, Ph.D., professor of political science, for his book “Congress, the Supreme Court, and Religious Liberty,” and Timothy Burns, Ph.D., professor of political science, for his book “Shakespeare’s Political Wisdom.”
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