Not everyone can make large financial
contributions; yet, we know the smallest
gifts produce enormous differences toward
how much influence the School delivers in
the lives of others. Behind each gift is an
important story of thankfulness for a full
life begun at Baylor or the significance of a
family member/someone special shaped by a
Baylor education, or a story of appreciation/
confidence in the School to do vital and
important work in critical areas.
In the First Person: Sophia Young, BSEd 2006
Why basketball? Why Baylor University? Why the teacher
education program? There is one answer to all of these
questions™God has a plan for my life. (read more)
First NIH Grant for SOE: Research Looks at Health Influences
Alex Beaujean (EDP), Rodney Bowden (HHPR), and Gary Elkins
(Psychology) recently received a two-year grant from the National
Institute of Child Health and Human Development, a division of
the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (read more)
HHPR Program Receives Re-accreditation: Experience Vital Part of Undergraduate Athletic Training Program
Whenever there is a Baylor athletic event,
there are undergraduate athletic training
students putting classroom learning into
practical action. The partnership with
Baylor intercollegiate athletics offers vital
experience for certified athletic trainers and
athletic training (AT) students.
In March 2009, Baylor University officially chartered the Higher
Education and Student Affairs Graduate Student Association
A Lifelong Love of Education: Couple Provide Scholarship to Develop Future Teachers
A lifelong love for education is a common thread in the lives of
Harold (BA '58, MS '61, EdD '70) and Janice (BA '58, MS '61, EdD
'74) Havard and, now, Hannah Valliant. What connects the couple,
who were among the first 101 doctorates awarded in Texas, to a
Baylor junior majoring in elementary education?
The Baylor Impact is published four times a year by the School of Education at Baylor University to inform alumni and friends of the ongoing work and contributions of the School, its programs, faculty, staff, students, and graduates.
Our cover story was a result of feedback from readers like you. If you know of a story connected to Baylor's School of Education that needs to be told, please let us know about it. Your story might be our next feature. Send your ideas and comments to Doug Rogers, editor, BaylorImpact@baylor.edu.