Alumni, Parents and Friends

Baylor alumni, parents and friends share a family bond rooted in over 170 years of rich history. Whether you enjoy connecting with other Baylor alumni and parents through Baylor Alumni Network and other events in your area or through publications like Baylor Magazine, social media tools, or campus events like Family Weekend and Homecoming, your role in the family is a vital one. From young grads to members of the Heritage Club and from first-generation parents to those whose Baylor legacies go back many years and to friends new and old, this page provides you with important resources and reminders to make your Baylor connections even more meaningful.

W. Volleyball. Baylor Volleyball Announces 2018 Fall Schedule

Baylor volleyball released its 27-match fall 2018 schedule Tuesday morning, announced by fourth-year head coach Ryan McGuyre.

Track & Field. Fields Wins 400-Meter Title at USATF Junior Outdoor Championships

The Baylor track and field team had four athletes in action and won one event at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships, concluding Sunday at Hayes Track at the Haugh Complex in Bloomington, Ind.


Single-game tickets and #BThere mini-packs for the first four home games of the 2018 Baylor football season are now available to the general public through the Baylor Athletics Ticket Office.

W. Volleyball. A Wedding Day to Remember

Ryan McGuyre remembers how difficult that first spring at Baylor was, how a young libero named Jana Brusek would sit in his office until she couldn't cry anymore.

Baptist Standard: CBF assembly spotlights ministry in Texas and Southwest

June 15, 2018
Kyle Reese, M.Div. (Theology) ’97, was elected moderator-elect at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s general assembly in Dallas. Reese has been senior pastor of Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Fla., since 2006. Previously, he was pastor of First Baptist Church in San Angelo and First Baptist Church in Valley Mills.

Buena Vista University: BVU Graduate Receives Full Scholarship to Attend Prestigious Physical Therapy Program

May 31, 2018
Buena Vista University graduate and former ROTC Cadet Tyler Smith has been accepted into the highly competitive U.S. Army-Baylor University doctoral program in physical therapy. The top-ranked program was established in 1971, and has built its foundation around meeting the physical therapy needs of the armed forces through academic coursework, clinical education, research and professional development of uniformed physical therapists.

Gilmer Mirror: Carrie R. Cappel Named President of the Junior League of Fort Worth

June 10, 2018
Carrie R. Cappel, B.A. (Speech Communication) ’00, M.A. (Communication Studies) ’02, J.D. ’07, has been named the 89th President of the Junior League of Fort Worth (JLFW) for the 2018-2019 year. Cappel joined JLFW in 2004 and previously served as president-elect, community vice president, project research and development chair, and done-in-a-day chair. Cappel is a Senior Counsel in the Commercial Real Estate section of Harris, Finley & Bogle P.C.

Killeen Daily Herald: Heights Kiwanis Club awards five scholarships to graduating seniors

June 1, 2018
Incoming Baylor freshman Jinmin (Catherine) Kim was honored with the P.R. Cox Memorial Scholarship by the Kiwanis Club of Harker Heights. Kim plans to major in biology and violin.

These #BaylorLights shine bright

In this blog, we write a lot about the outstanding achievements of Baylor Bears: the academic honors, the national trophies, the alumni who become household names. If we only focused on those, it would be easy for many other everyday, inspirational stories to go unnoticed. One of our favorite things to do is bring those stories to […]

‘Blockbuster’ Titanic exhibit comes to Baylor’s Mayborn Museum

Earlier this month, Baylor’s Mayborn Museum debuted its biggest exhibit ever — Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. Featuring more than 150 artifacts recovered from the ocean floor, the exhibit takes visitors on a journey back in time through the design, building, and ultimate tragedy of the RMS Titanic. Upon entering the exhibit, attendees are given a replica boarding […]

Former Baylor star leading Dodgers’ offense in 2018

Last fall, the Los Angeles Dodgers fell just one win short of the franchise’s seventh World Series title, taking the championship series to a seventh game against the Houston Astros. A popular preseason choice to make it back to the World Series again this fall, the Dodgers have instead floundered — due in large part […]

7 fun facts about Baylor’s First Gent, Brad Livingstone

Standing nearly 7 feet tall with a bighearted smile, you can’t miss the man who considers himself as Baylor’s president’s biggest fan. Basketball player, educator, military buff, father — Brad Livingstone is much more than just the First Gent of Baylor University; here are seven fun facts about President Livingstone’s husband: 1. He played college basketball at […]

Connecting Summer Camps to Mission-Minded Students

WACO, Texas (June 15, 2018) – This summer, more than 500 Baylor University students are serving at camps throughout the country.

Baylor Gerontology Expert: Signs that Your Loved One is Suffering Elder Abuse

WACO, Texas (June 14, 2018) – Each year, an estimated 5 million older adults are abused, neglected or exploited, according to the Administration for Community Living.

‘Holy Ghost Girl’ to Lead Exploration of Tent Revivals, Writing Memoirs during Werlin Lecture June 22

WACO, Texas (June 12, 2018) – Award-winning author Donna M. Johnson will present the 2018 Werlin Lecture at 2 p.m. Friday, June 22, in room 100 of the Castellaw Communications Center at Baylor University. The Werlin Lecture is free and open to the public as part of the 2018 Press Women of Texas Conference.

Baylor Adoption Expert Says Birth Mothers Need Increased Support During, Following Adoption Process

Elissa Madden, Ph.D., associate professor in Baylor's Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, focuses her research on the birth mother experience during the adoption process. She said birth mothers need increased support throughout the process and in the years that follow.