by Salwa Choucair, BA '90
Baylor University's Facebook page posted an article from Baylor Magazine's spring issue that highlighted six School of Education alumni. Featured are Jeff Turner BSED '77, EDD '95, Supt of Schools for Coppell ISD; Nirund Jivasantikarn BS '70, EDD '81, founder of a college in Thailand patterned after Baylor; Joel McIntosh BSED '86, MSED '91, founder/publisher of Prufrock Press; Weldaleen Satterwhite BA '67, MSED '71, no-nonsense classroom teacher; Robert Duron EDD '00, Deputy Commissioner at Texas Education Agency; and Majka Breewoods BSED '94, MSED '95, PHD '05, Assistant Dean of University of Minnesota Medical School.
Waco Tribune-Herald The university was preparing for an NCAA facility check Friday afternoon, but some preparations for the main court -- like applying NCAA floor decals -- won't be done by then, said Doyle Shirley BSED '95, assistant director of events and facilities for Baylor athletics.
Around him, about a dozen workers from a local labor contracting company were setting up tables and room dividers throughout the facility, which will serve as a media and hospitality center for the tournament.
CSN Washington Fellow Baylor alums Senator Kirk Watson and Representative Diane Patrick, BA '66 Elementary Education, hosted Robert Griffin III during RG3 at the State Capitol, where Griffin acknowledged the importance of being a positive role model and saluted the Texas legislature for setting that example.
Waco Tribune-Herald Baylor graduates Jake Dahms and Tyler Bull, BSED '12, have created a new business in Waco called Sic'em Delivery that serves the Baylor campus and downtown Waco businesses with deliveries from local restaurants or grocery stores for a fee.
Ms. Sunny Wells has been named as the recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award for Fall 2012 at Baylor University. Ms. Wells is a SOE graduate student instructor in the School Of Education and a doctoral candidate in Curriculum and Teaching. Her nomination for this award was based upon the recommendations of faculty and students in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Ms. Wells earned this honor because of her record of excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students at Baylor University.
The Growler Senior Brittney Griner finally gave Baylor fans what they have been waiting so long to see again at home: a slam dunk. Along with another record performance in her final regular season game for the top-ranked Lady Bears.