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.

No. 18 Baseball Takes Game One in Dramatic Extra-Inning Fashion at No. 22 Texas Tech

Kyle Hill 2019

The No. 18 Bears battled down the stretch and it took extra innings, but held on to defeat No. 22 Texas Tech 11-10 in 11 innings on Thursday night.

SB Falls to Iowa State

Team photo

WACO, Texas – Baylor (17-25, 2-12) dropped the series opener against Iowa State (25-18, 2-8), 4-1, Thursday night at Getterman Stadium.

WT Advances to B12 Quarterfinals with 4-0 Win over ISU

Livia Kraus

LAWRENCE, Kan.  — Just four days prior, Baylor's regular season ended with a loss at Iowa State, but Thursday was a different story for the Bears as they swept the Cyclones 4-0 to open the 2019 Big 12 Championship at the Sports Pavilion Courts.

Baptist Standard: For Baylor students, 72 hours of prayer just not enough

April 17, 2019
A 72-hour prayer event scheduled on Baylor’s campus grew into a spontaneous 10-day revival, as students continued to meet for prayer. Ministers from 13 churches in the Waco area worked with Baptist Student Ministries at Baylor to sponsor and coordinate FM72, and students pledged to take responsibility for planning future prayer events during the 2019-20 school year. Around 3,000 students attended the worship and teaching events.

Baylor Business Review: Recent Grad Profile: Rebecca Rodriguez: Fruits of the (Entrepreneurial) Spirit

Rebecca Rodriguez is more than just an employee. She’s the youngest of six kids. An aunt to eight nieces and nephews. A Christian. A first-generation college student. A graduate of Baylor University. A global technology financial analyst at ExxonMobil. “What I do is not who I am,” she said. “Whose I am defines who I am, which directly influences how I do what I do daily. Each day, there are so many opportunities to be bold and to be a light that radiates hope and the power of love. For me, this is only possible by having my feet planted on solid ground — my faith.”

Baylor Lariat: Students learn how to market themselves when job searching at Liberal Arts Career Summit

April 17, 2019
As graduation and summer approaches, students learned how to effectively network and pitch themselves for a job at the inaugural Liberal Arts Career Summit at the Mayborn Museum this past week. The career summit featured guest speakers from companies such as Google and Chick-fil-A, booths from numerous employers and breakout sessions to help liberal arts students make connections and learn how to market themselves when searching for jobs or internships.

Baylor Proud: After her own cancer fight, Baylor prof driven to help others survive cancer, too

There’s a cherished title that Baylor professor Leigh Greathouse earned through months of sacrifice, grit and faith — a title she hopes to help others be able to claim as well. “Cancer survivor.” Her experience motivates her both as a teacher and as a researcher at Baylor. As an assistant professor of nutrition sciences in Baylor’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, she helps students better understand disease and diet and how one impacts the other.

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 […]

Baylor academics, athletics unify behind the interlocking BU

More than 120 years ago, Baylor students were inspired by a field of dandelions to make green and gold the school colors. More than 100 years ago, the bear was voted in as Baylor’s mascot (outpacing the ferret, bookworm and buffalo). Nearly 100 years ago, the first versions of what would today be considered the […]

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.

First In Line Program Partners with Baylor Missions on Inaugural Missions Experience to Dominican Republic

WACO, Texas (April 17, 2019) – Baylor University’s First In Line program, which provides resources to first-generation college students to support student success at Baylor and beyond, partnered with Baylor Missions over spring break on a new missions experience that sent a team of 25 first-generation students and two staff members to Santiago, Dominican Republic.

Baylor Missions Sends Medical Missions Teams Around the World During Spring Break

WACO, Texas (April 16, 2019) – Over spring break, Baylor University sent 10 teams around the world for various mission trips to integrate faith with academic disciplines and hands-on service and participate in global engagement. Four of those teams centered on health care for underserved communities while serving in the Dominican Republic, Colombia and Peru.