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.

BAYLOR-OKLAHOMA NOTEBOOK

Fleeks

More than just firing up the offense and leading his sixth career fourth-quarter, game-winning drive, quarterback Charlie Brewer brought the whole team together with his emotion on the sidelines during Saturday's 32-31 win over Kansas State.

BACK TO PLAYING DIDI BASKETBALL

DiDi Richards

Thirty-eight days after a scary collision that temporarily left her with no feeling in her legs, DiDi Richards was back on the court for the fourth-ranked Baylor Lady Bears' game Tuesday night at Yuengling Center in Tampa, Fla.

A LITTLE GIRL WITH BIG DREAMS

Marieke van der Mark

Champions' TriBUne is a special feature through Baylor Athletics that gives you the student-athlete's perspective and the chance for them to share their own story. Marieke van der Mark, a fourth-year junior from the Netherlands, is graduating this month with a degree in health, kinesiology and leisure studies. Part of volleyball's first Big 12 championship and NCAA Final Four team in 2019, Marieke started 30 matches at opposite in a breakout sophomore season with 193 kills, 86 blocks and 54 digs.  A preseason All-Big 12 pick, she was third on the team this fall with 2.10 kills and 0.83 blocks per set and had six service aces.

Baylor prof’s personal experience gives rare insight into Beethoven’s life as a deaf composer

December marks the 250th birthday of legendary composer and pianist Ludwig van Beethoven, and Baylor has its very own expert on the musician — one with a unique connection. Dr. Robin Wallace has taught musicology at Baylor since 2003. Some of his research has focused on Beethoven’s deafness, aiming to understand how the composer managed […]

How Baylor researchers are working to assess your stress

Dr. Gary Elkins, director of Baylor’s Mind-Body Medicine Research Laboratory, is developing a novel treatment for an ailment that plagues us all: stress. His treatment might sound unusual, but the pilot study is showing incredibly positive results. He’s calling the intervention “mindful hypnotherapy” — a combination of mindfulness and hypnotherapy. Over the past several years, […]

#NextLevelBU: 18 Baylor alumni with NFL franchises in 2020

If you’re an NFL fan, chances are good you’ve seen a former Baylor Bear play at some point this fall. With 13 former Bears having played in the NFL this year (and another five on practice squads or reserve lists), Baylor football is well-represented at the next level. (In fact, four games this past weekend […]

Baylor’s Medal of Honor recipients recognized with new statues outside McLane

During World War II, two Baylor alumni — both former student-athletes — were recognized with our nation’s highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for their bravery. Today — thanks to another generous Baylor graduate — these two heroes have been honored in perpetuity with statues outside McLane Stadium. At Baylor, John Kane (BA ’28) […]

Baylor's Christmas on 5th Street, Tree Lighting to be Live Streamed Thursday

WACO, Texas (Dec. 2, 2020) – Baylor University will host its annual Christmas on 5th Street – complete with everyone’s favorite Baylor Christmas traditions live streamed on the University’s official Facebook page – beginning at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3.

Baylor Hunger and Poverty Collaborative Delivers 38.7 Million Meals During Pandemic

WACO, Texas (December 1, 2020) – The Baylor University Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP), in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and key public and private organizations, announced that it served more than 38.7 million meals between March and August to more than 270,000 children impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the Emergency Meals-To-You (eMTY) program.

Baylor in the News – Nov. 22-28, 2020

WACO, Texas (Nov. 22, 2020) – Baylor University researchers and faculty experts were featured in national and local media stories as they shared their thoughts and expertise on the impact of streaming movies on Hollywood, the role of the church on matters of public health and safety, the fictionalization of disturbing news events particularly those involving women and the trend of athletes promoting their own dietary supplements.

Baylor University Announces Statues Honoring Medal of Honor Recipients

WACO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2020) - Baylor University today celebrated the installation of two bronze statues honoring the institution's two Medal of Honor recipients, U.S. Army Corps Col. John Riley Kane (BA 1928) and U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lt. Andrew Jackson "Jack" Lummus Jr.