Baylor Alumni

Baylor alumni are united in their passion for Baylor and its mission. They celebrate their alma mater, rally support for its causes and champion the Baylor Family in communities across the country and around the world. Through Baylor Alumni events in your area, campus events such as Homecoming, tools such as Baylor Magazine and social media, and information provided on this page, you can keep up-to-date with resources and reminders to make your Baylor connections even more meaningful.

Baylor Alumni
Baylor Alumni is the University’s official alumni engagement program. It celebrates the shared memories, experiences and connections of Baylor alumni offering a diversity of ways to engage and an innovative approach to growth, led by dedicated volunteers and a committed team of professionals.

TOUGH ONE TO SWALLOW

Ryan Croson

While most of the spring sports were just getting going when the NCAA shut things down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the qualifiers for the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships were already in Albuquerque, N.M., and just hours away from competing.

Track & Field: Seven Bears Honored as Indoor All-Americans

Indoor Team

KC Lightfoot, Tuesdi Tidwell, Alex Madlock and the men's 4x400-relay team (Ryan Croson, Howard Fields III, Matthew Moorer, Maxwell Willis) were named All-Americans for the 2020 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field season, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Tuesday.

SOME UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Men's Tennis

Just a couple weeks away from being at full strength for the first time all season, Brian Boland saw his second year at Baylor abruptly end due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Football: Statements from Mack Rhoades and Dave Aranda

"We are grateful and excited for the return of our football student-athletes on June 15. Over the past several weeks, our Health and Wellness team led by Kenny Boyd has worked in conjunction with University leadership, conference governance, and local health officials, to develop a comprehensive plan to support the safe return of our student-athletes, coaches, and staff..."

13 Baylor Bears earn prestigious global scholarships

Fulbright and Goldwater are two of the more prestigious names in higher education, thanks to the incredibly competitive scholarship awards that bear their names. It’s become commonplace for Baylor to win multiple such awards — last year, nine Baylor students were awarded either a Goldwater or Fulbright, building on successes over the the last few […]

Waco Hall: Celebrating 90 years of a campus landmark

Ninety years ago this week — May 27, 1930 — Waco Hall was officially dedicated during Spring Commencement activities. But you may be surprised to learn that the building, which has given so many Bears happy memories of Sing performances and Chapel performances, was a child of tragedy and struggle. The tragedy? A fire that gutted […]

Baylor alumna leading the fight against human trafficking

Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world, with more than 40 million victims worldwide — and its happening in communities all across the globe, including right here in Texas. Baylor alumna Susan Peters, BA ’86, has made it her mission to put an end to it. After witnessing exploitation and injustice […]

Baylor professors of the year represent religion, business, English & geosciences

Another academic year has come to an end. However strange it was, some things are still familiar: Final grades have been posted, books are being returned, students have graduated — and Baylor’s professors of the year have been awarded! The Collins Outstanding Professor Award, which is voted on by the outgoing senior class, awards the […]

Baylor University Space Explorer Hails Private Rocket Companies for Affordability and Potential to Hasten Spacecraft Landings

WACO, Texas (May 29, 2020) – As private rocket company SpaceX readies for the scheduled launch to the International Space Station on Saturday or Sunday — the first space crew launch from America in nearly a decade — Baylor University planetary geophysicist Peter James, Ph.D., says that private companies not only have lowered the cost of space exploration but also may speed it along.

Baylor Students Use Summer School to Zero In on Subjects, Graduate Sooner

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2020) – Baylor University’s May Minimester is underway, and students are currently enrolling in large numbers for the University’s Summer of Discovery with two online summer sessions from June 2-July 7 and July 9-August 12, respectively.

Baylor University Receives $75,000 Gift to Combat Food Insecurity During COVID-19 Pandemic

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2020) – Baylor University today announced a gift to support the University’s efforts in coordinating, administrating and leading accessibility efforts for children experiencing food insecurity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The $75,000 gift from the H-E-B Tournament of Champions Charitable Trust will provide staffing support for the Baylor University Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty, helping to fund the Emergency Meals-to-You effort over the next six months.

Baylor University’s Truett Seminary Announces Plans to Launch San Antonio Extension Campus in 2021

WACO, Texas (May 20, 2020) – Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary has announced that it plans to launch an extension campus for the San Antonio region in 2021, seeking to reach students who cannot pursue traditional, in-residence theological education. True to Truett’s mission, the extension will exist to equip God-called people for gospel ministry in and alongside the local church.