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.

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.

Baptist Standard: Baylor and BGCT relaunch BSM as chartered organization

Sept. 21, 2018
After two decades when Baptist Student Ministries functioned a part of Baylor University’s student life office, the university and the Baptist General Convention of Texas relaunched BSM as a chartered on-campus student organization. Baylor and BGCT leaders signed a cooperative agreement Sept. 19 at the Bobo Spiritual Life Center representing a renewed vision for BSM at the university.

Baylor Lariat: Bears in business: seniors surprised with full-time job offers from AT&T

Sept. 13, 2018
The lives of two Baylor seniors changed forever as they were surprised by their corporate mentor with full-time job offers from AT&T in the middle of a class.

Happy 30th birthday, Ferrell Center!

It’s hosted three presidents and housed six national championship teams, welcomed some of the biggest country music acts in history, and christened tens of thousands of Baylor Bears who walked across its Commencement stage and exited as alumni. We’re talking, of course, about the Ferrell Center, which opened in style 30 years ago this week. […]

The fun story behind why UT’s new police dog is named ‘Baylor’

We love seeing the many ways Baylor grads fling their green and gold afar — especially in fun and unexpected ways. Like this one: Diego Rivas, a 2017 Baylor MBA graduate who lives in Austin, recently donated a beautiful Belgian Malinois puppy to the University of Texas Police Department. His only request? That they name the dog […]

At ESPN, Trey Wingo is living out his Baylor dreams

During his days as a Baylor student, Trey Wingo, BA ’85, would go home to Connecticut over breaks and watch a fledgling cable network called ESPN. As he took in the novelty of a cable network dedicated exclusively to sports, Wingo remembers thinking, “How cool would it be to be able to come home and […]

How a Baylor mission trip brought this student from Costa Rica to Waco

Every year, Dr. Randy Wood, a professor in Baylor’s School of Education, takes a group of Baylor students to Costa Rica over spring break to work with Santa Elena School in San Jose. They help raise money for books and equipment for the school, and help plan classroom lessons and activities. The hope is to […]

Baylor Academy for Leadership Development Will Host Speaker Series

WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2018) – The Baylor University Academy for Leadership Development’s fall speaker series will bring to campus an engineer who became a motivational speaker, a foster child who became a successful author, and a World Championship basketball player who became an inspiration to young women.

Baylor Debuts “Where Lights Shine Bright” Television Commercial

WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2018) – Inspired by the “Where Lights Shine Bright” campaign, Baylor University will unveil its new institutional commercial during the national television broadcast of Saturday’s football game between Baylor and Kansas. The Big 12 opener on FS1 between the Bears and the Jayhawks will kick off at 2:30 p.m. at McLane Stadium.

Hearn Innovators in Christian Music Series Features Worship Leader Amanda Powell

WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2018) – Amanda Powell, director of music and worship at Disciples Christian Church in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, will serve as guest-in-residence as part of the Fall 2018 Hearn Innovators in Christian Music Series.

Noted Author, Philosopher to Discuss Augustine’s Answers to Today’s Challenges During Truett Lecture Series

<h4>Professor James K.A. Smith to headline Truett Seminary’s Parchman Endowed Lecture Series</h4>
WACO, Texas (Sept. 21, 2018) – In the current secular age, people are more religious than perceived; they hunger for significance, search for meaning and seek redemption in a variety of places, including the latest protests and the local gym, says a noted author and philosopher who will headline this year’s Parchman Endowed Lecture Series hosted by Baylor University’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary.