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.

Football. Five Keys to #SicWVU

Baylor’s secondary struggled in last week’s loss at Oklahoma State, giving up 471 yards passing and a ton of big plays.

General News. Hall of Fame 2017 Spotlight: Jennifer Jordan Washington

For Jennifer Jordan Washington, the Baylor Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony tonight will be bittersweet.

W. Soccer. SOC Hosts No. 10 Texas in Final Home Match

WACO, Texas – Baylor soccer (10-3-2, 4-2-1 Big 12) closes its 2017 home schedule, hosting No. 10 Texas (12-1-2, 4-1-2 Big 12) on Friday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field.

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Readies for ITA Texas Regionals

Baylor men's tennis will have five players compete in the ITA Regional Championships Presented by Oracle, starting Friday, Oct. 20 and running through Monday, Oct. 23, at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station, Texas.

Baptist Standard: Annual meeting: Texas Baptists called to ‘live compelled’

Oct. 16, 2017
Joel Gregory, Ph.D., professor of preaching at Baylor’s Truett Seminary, and Jimmy Dorrell, B.A. (Religion) ’72, M.E.S. (Environmental Studies) ’93, executive director of Mission Waco and part-time lecturer at Truett Seminary and for Baylor’s Philanthropy and Public Service program, will be among the workshop leaders at the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting in Waco, Nov. 12-14.

Baylor Lariat: Baylor professors engage students, shape lives

Oct. 11, 2017
Members of the Baylor community aren’t the only ones who appreciate Baylor’s small class sizes and welcoming environment; The Wall Street Journal noticed it when it ranked Baylor No. 6 nationally for student engagement at the end of September. The engagement category specifically considered whether students recommended their university, the level of interaction among teachers and students and the number of accredited programs. “You hear that Baylor’s a caring community but expect to hear those taglines,” said Bellville senior Hannah Byrd. “I think I was surprised to experience personally how much that was true. It wasn’t just a line on a brochure but I saw it in my own life and my friends’ lives.”

Baylor Media Communications: Baylor Homecoming Parade to Be Broadcast Live on KCEN-TV Ch. 6

Oct. 19, 2017
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2017) – Baylor University and KCEN-TV Ch. 6 will team up to broadcast the 108th anniversary Baylor Homecoming Parade, one of the oldest and largest collegiate homecoming parades in the nation, with live coverage from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, from Fifth Street on the Baylor campus. The parade also will be streamed live on the KCEN website.

Teach your friends about Baylor Homecoming in 3.5 minutes

Trying to explain to your friends why Baylor Homecoming is so special? Ask them for 3.5 minutes of their time, and show them these four videos: Baylor University Homecoming History in 60 Seconds: All About the Baylor Homecoming Parade: All About the Baylor Homecoming Bonfire: Baylor’s Immortal 10 / Mass Meeting Tradition: And […]

2017-18 Baylor Meritorious Achievement Award winners to be honored at Homecoming

The university’s Meritorious Achievement Award winners annually demonstrate the wide reach of the Baylor Family. This year’s honorees include alumni who have found success in everything from business and medicine to worship music and athletics — and sometimes, in more than one of those fields. Each has used their success to support Baylor and Baylor students, whether […]

A look back at Baylor Homecoming Parade Grand Marshals through the years

Starting bright and early this Saturday, the Baylor Homecoming Parade will once again be one of the highlights of the nation’s oldest Homecoming celebration. There will be floats, balloons and pageantry, but none of it can begin without the grand marshal. This year’s grand marshal is Baylor’s 15th president, Dr. Linda Livingstone. She joins a […]

It’s #BaylorHomecoming Week!

In 1909, Baylor hosted the first collegiate homecoming celebration in the nation. This weekend, we again renew that tradition, as the Baylor Family returns to campus to “catch that Baylor spirit again,” as President Samuel Palmer Brooks famously wrote so long ago. As usual, the festivities begin in earnest Thursday night with Mass Meeting and the […]

2018 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching Finalist Clinton O. Longenecker will Present Public Lecture at Baylor

Waco, Texas (Oct. 20, 2017) – Clinton O. Longenecker, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Leadership at the University of Toledo and finalist for the Robert Foster Cherry Award, will present his lecture "Career Success and Survival in the 21st Century: The Mandate for Life-long Learning." The public lecture will take place at 4:30 p.m., Oct. 23, in Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, Room 240, 1621 S. Third St.

President Livingstone Updates Baylor Regents on Successful Accreditation Visit, Academic Strategic Planning; Announces Organizational Changes

WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2017) – During its annual Homecoming meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents heard updates from Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone on the University’s recent successful accreditation visit, academic strategic planning process and new organizational changes, and celebrated the recipients of the 2017 Baylor Meritorious Achievement Awards.

This Week at Baylor: Oct. 22-29, 2017

WACO, Texas (Oct. 20, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host several lectures on religion, science and climate change along with a variety of concerts, movies and guest speakers.

Baylor Homecoming Parade to Be Broadcast Live on KCEN-TV Ch. 6

WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2017) – Baylor University and KCEN-TV Ch. 6 will team up to broadcast and live stream the 108th anniversary Baylor Homecoming Parade with live coverage from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, from Fifth Street on the Baylor campus.