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.

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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.

M. Tennis. Around The World in Eight Days

Hopping on a plane in Dallas, starting an eight-day journey that would take them to 10 countries and 16 different airports, Brian Boland turned to Michael Woodson and asked, "Now, where are we going?"

W. Golf. Women's Golf Names Ludwig Assistant Coach

Baylor women's golf has hired Carly Ludwig as the program's assistant coach, head coach Jay Goble announced Friday.

W. Soccer. SOC Announces 2018 Fall Schedule

WACO, Texas - Baylor soccer released its 2018 fall schedule on Thursday afternoon. The slate features 10 home matches and eight matchups against 2017 NCAA Tournament foes. Three opponents ranked in the 2017 Top 20 final RPI rankings, while 10 matches will be against 2017 Top 100 RPI programs.

W. Volleyball. Bears Picked Second in Big 12 Preseason Poll

Baylor volleyball has been picked to finish second in the 2018 Big 12 Preseason Coaches' Poll, announced Thursday by the conference office.

Broadway World: WaterTower Theatre Announces Cast & Creative Details for The Great Distance Home

Nov. 8, 2018
Kelsey Leigh Ervi, B.F.A. (Performance) ’11, will direct and Christopher Llewyn Ramirez, B.F.A. (Theatre Performance) ’13, is one of the cast members of WaterTower Theatre’s production of “The Great Distance Home” at the Addison Theatre Centre Nov. 23-Dec. 16. Ervi is associate artistic director for WaterTower Theatre while Ramirez is a member of the Brierley Resident Acting Company at Dallas Theater Center.

Celebrating 30 years of basketball in the Ferrell Center

Three trivia questions for you: 1) What is Baylor’s oldest current athletic facility? 2) What was the first featured event in that facility? 3) Who was Baylor’s first opponent in that facility? Chances are good you answered the first question correctly; that would be the Ferrell Center, which opened 30 years ago this fall. The […]

7 things we love about Baylor in the fall

Temperatures are dropping, pumpkin-flavored treats are all around, and leaves are starting to change! It’s official: Fall has finally arrived. While this season is beloved everywhere, fall at Baylor can be particularly special; here’s why: 1. Homecoming — The most wonderful time of the year for a Baylor Bear, as Pigskin shows off the best […]

Official Baylor Instagram account breaks 100,000 follower mark

Eagle-eyed social media users may have noted that the official Baylor Instagram account topped 100,000 followers during #BaylorHomecoming — a milestone worth celebrating! To put that in context, Baylor is now one of just 23 U.S. colleges to have topped 100,000 followers on Instagram. Furthermore, Baylor is one of only seven schools to have hit […]

Grant Teaff: College Football Hall of Famer, and a Baylor legend

For generations of Baylor fans, it may be hard to believe that more than a quarter of a century has passed since Grant Teaff’s legendary days as head coach of the Baylor football team. His statue stands alongside the path between campus and the Umphrey Bridge leading to McLane Stadium, immortalizing the winningest coach in […]

'Two Heads Are Better Than One’ — a New Approach to Nursing Education — Gets High Marks from Students in Baylor Study

A new “buddy system” of nursing education — in which two students work together as one nurse to share ideas, set priorities and make clinical decisions for patient care in the “real world” of nursing — is effective, according to a study by Baylor University’s <a href="https://www.baylor.edu/nursing/" target="_new""><b>Louise Herrington School of Nursing in Dallas</b></a>.

Baylor Moves Up to No. 6 Among Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies

WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2018) - Baylor University offers one of the nation’s top entrepreneurship programs for students who aspire to launch their own businesses, according to the latest rankings released by The Princeton Review and featured in Entrepreneur magazine. Baylor’s entrepreneurship program in the Hankamer School of Business moved up to No. 6 in this year’s rankings of the top 25 Best Undergraduate Programs for Entrepreneurs.

Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., Honored as Fellow of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2018) – Bryan W. Brooks, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor and director of Baylor University’s Environmental Health Science Program was elected as a Fellow of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) for his outstanding leadership and science. Brooks received the award at the SETAC meeting in Sacramento, California on Sunday, Nov. 4.

This Week at Baylor: Nov. 18-24, 2018

WACO, Texas (Nov. 15, 2018) – This week, Baylor University will present performances from Heavenly Voices and the Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble, along with a chemistry and biochemistry colloquium.