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.

M. Golf. Men’s Golf Leads By 13 Shots at Royal Oaks

Baylor men’s golf holds a 13-shot lead after shooting 22-under-par 546 over Monday’s two rounds at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate. The Bears had a two-shot lead after shooting 12-under 272 in the first round, marking the fourth time in as many tournaments this season BU has led through 18 holes. Baylor followed with a 10-under-par 274 in the second round.

Football. Freshman D-Lineman 'Will Be A Force'

No position on the football field is harder to recruit than the defensive line, particularly the interior guys, because "you don't know how good they are," Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Snow said.

M. Tennis. MT's Schretter Ends Run in ITA Championship Final

Baylor men's tennis junior Johannes Schretter ended his run at the ITA Texas Regional Championship Presented by Oracle in the singles championship final Monday morning at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station, Texas.

M. Tennis. MT's Johannes Schretter Advances to ITA Regional Singles Championship

Baylor men's tennis junior Johannes Schretter secured a spot in the ITA Regional Championship singles final after rolling through his quarterfinal and semifinal matchups Sunday at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station, Texas.

Baylor Media Communications: What Makes Horror Movies Scary? “We do,” Says Baylor Film Expert

Oct. 18, 2017
The best scary movies adapt to society’s current fears and turn current cultural, social and political preoccupations into elements of horror, says a Baylor University film historian and an expert on the horror film genre, said James Kendrick, Ph.D., associate professor of film and digital media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences. However, as elements of fear transform with society, the elements of horror films remain. “Character and story, atmosphere and the monster,” Kendrick said. “That’s all you really need. Interesting, engaging characters in an effective setting pitted against some kind of monstrosity. That is the core of the genre, and anything and everything else grows from and functions to support those three elements.”

Recapping #BaylorHomecoming 2017

Thousands upon thousands of Baylor Family members filled campus this past weekend, taking advantage of ideal weather to enjoy all the traditions of Homecoming, from bonfire and Pigskin to the parade and the football game. Thanks, as always, to everyone who made the weekend such a success, from the students of Chamber who worked so […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “I feel proud that Baylor’s my home.”

“I feel proud that Baylor’s my home. That I have a community that loves me and supports me. My aunt was in Student Foundation, so I’m really proud that I get to continue her legacy and other peoples’ before me. Especially during Homecoming. This is a time when people can come back and say, ‘Look […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “Everyone takes off Friday and they come down here. It’s like our holiday.”

“This is my 20th Homecoming. I think I missed one, maybe, when I was pregnant. We just come back every year. We stay with my college roommate; there’s 11 kids at the house this year! We just keep growing and growing. It’s like “family” — friends and family. We call it our Christmas. It’s like […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “Baylor is where I found who I was.”

“I graduated in ’97, so this is my 20-year reunion. I was in Chi Omega. I got to be a part of Pigskin and Sing, and they [the kids] got to see that. Those were awesome, awesome memories. They’ve heard me talk about it, and they got to see what it’s all about. “Baylor is […]

Baylor Debate Team Wins Season Opener Under Leadership of Award-Winning Coach Matt Gerber

WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2017) – Baylor University’s Glenn R. Capp Debate Forum won first place at a recent invitation-only tournament that featured the top teams in the nation, including those from Cornell University, Rutgers University, Arizona State University, Gonzaga University, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Binghamton University and University of West Georgia.

Baylor Police Department Hosts Collection Site for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2017) – Baylor University’s Police Department (BUPD) will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, presented by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). BUPD will have a DEA reception box from October 25-30 in the station’s lobby, 1521 S. 4th St.

Baylor’s Executive MBA Program Moves Up in 2017 Financial Times EMBA Ranking

WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2017) – The Executive MBA program at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, which operates EMBA programs for senior executives in business and health care in Dallas and Austin, moved up to No. 89 among the top 100 U.S. and international programs in the 2017 Financial Times EMBA rankings.

Series of Academic Events, Film Screenings Revisit Red October

WACO, Texas (Oct. 23, 2017) – Baylor University will host a series of academic lectures and film screenings sponsored by the Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, Department of History, McBride Center for International Business, International Studies and Armstrong Browning Library that look back at the world-transforming events that took place 100 years ago during the Russian Revolution.