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.

Give Light
GIVE LIGHT IS A $1.1 BILLION COMPREHENSIVE CAMPAIGN FOR THE FUTURE OF BAYLOR UNIVERSITY. The campaign undergirds Illuminate, the University's Academic Strategic Plan, and will impact every aspect of campus life, from academics and athletics to student life and global engagement.

Track & Field Travels to National Relay Championships

Kiana Horton

Baylor track & field heads to the National Relay Championships Friday and Saturday at John McDonnell Field in Fayetteville, Ark., in the final tune-up before the Big 12 Championships.

Men’s Golf Heads to Big 12 Championship

Mike McGraw and Cooper Dossey

WACO, Texas – Baylor men's golf tees off in the 2019 Big 12 Championship on Friday morning at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. The 72-hole stroke play tournament runs through Sunday on The Old White TPC, a par-70, 7,292-yard course at The Greenbrier.

Women’s Golf Earns No. 8 Seed in East Lansing Regional

Maria Vesga

WACO, Texas – Baylor women's golf was awarded the No. 8 seed at the NCAA East Lansing (Mich.) Regional during the 2019 NCAA Women's Golf Selection Show on Golf Channel Wednesday afternoon. The three-day tournament will be played May 6-8 at Forest Akers West Golf Course.

No. 1 A&T Opens NCATA Championships vs. No. 8 Gannon

Team 2019

 The No. 1 ranked Baylor acrobatics and tumbling team will host No. 8 Gannon in the quarterfinals of the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association National Championship Tournament Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Ferrell Center.

Baylor Lariat: Student designers to launch inspired collections in Baylor Fashion Show

April 17, 2019
The Baylor Fashion Show will showcase 12 senior apparel design student’s collections at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on April 27 in Barfield Drawing Room in the Bill Daniel Student Center. Each collection contains around six looks that are designed, sewn and financed by the students.

Fast Company: Trying too hard to get everyone to like you? Here’s exactly when (and how) you need to

April 24, 2019
This article cites 2018 research from Baylor’s Keller Center for Research finding that in the case of empowering leadership, power is shared between managers and subordinates. In the study, co-author Sara Perry, Ph.D., assistant professor of management in Hankamer School of Business, found that the four key behaviors include highlighting the importance of employees’ work, employee participation in decision-making, emphasizing employees’ strengths and removing bureaucratic constraints. These help to reduce employee cynicism and boost productivity.

Salisbury Post: Pfeiffer University chooses new president

April 21, 2019
Scott Bullard, D.Phil. (Religion) ‘09, has been appointed as the 11th president of Pfeiffer University. He has served as a senior college administrator and has received praise for his work as a professor and an interim president. He currently serves as senior vice president and dean of the college at Judson College in Marion, Alabama. He will start at Pfeiffer June 1.

Baylor’s intramural engagement among nation’s best

If you’re a Baylor graduate or student, there’s a pretty decent chance you played an intramural sport at some point during your time on campus. How do we know? Because Baylor has long boasted one of the nation’s most robust intramural programs, with participation rates that are the envy of many other universities. In any […]

6 ways Baylor works to steward the natural resources God’s given us

As Christians, we’re called to be stewards of God’s creation. We’re also proud of the beautiful campus we’ve been blessed with. With those things in mind, Baylor aims to take good care of all that we’ve been given — including our natural resources. Here are just a few of the ways Baylor works to be […]

Meet Baylor’s expert on employee stress & health and organizational behavior

Dr. Sara Perry, associate professor of management in Baylor’s School of Business, teaches and conducts research in management-related topics, including negotiation, employee stress and health, innovation and leadership. Her specialties include organizational behavior, negotiation, human resource management and industrial/organizational psychology. Perry’s research may be especially helpful to recent and soon-to-be college grads — something media […]

Give Light projects: Football operations center

Last fall, Baylor announced the launch of “Give Light” — a $1.1 billion fundraising campaign to support the university’s academic strategic plan, Illuminate. Among the campaign’s priority capital projects is the construction of a football operations center that would both serve as a new home for Baylor football and free up additional space to support […]

New Synthesis Strategy Speeds Identification of Simpler Versions of a Natural Product

WACO, Texas (April 24, 2019) — A new chemical synthesis strategy to harvest the rich information found in natural products — organic compounds isolated from natural sources — has led to the identification of novel, simpler derivatives with potential to selectively protect neurons, important for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, or to prevent the body’s immune system from rejecting organ transplants, according to a Baylor University-led study.

Collins Outstanding Professor Award Recipient Will Deliver Lecture April 25

WACO, Texas (April 23, 2019) – Jane Damron, Ph.D., senior lecturer in communication and this year’s Collins Outstanding Professor Award recipient, will lecture from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, in the Packard Lecture Hall at the Marrs McLean Science Building, 1214 S. Fourth St.

Baylor Campus Hours Will Be Adjusted For Easter Break

WACO, Texas (April 18, 2019) – Classes will not be held and administrative offices will be closed Friday, April 19, through Monday, April 22, in observance of Easter. Several campus facilities will have adjusted hours over Easter weekend.

This Week at Baylor: April 21-27, 2019

WACO, Texas (April 18, 2019) – This week, Baylor University will host a movie screening, several concerts and lectures in a variety of academic disciplines. Classes will not be held Monday, April 22, in observance of Easter.