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.

Men’s Golf Bound for NCAA Championship

Colin Kober

WACO, Texas – Baylor men's golf is headed to the 2019 NCAA Men's Golf Championship, which runs Friday through Wednesday at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Ark. The Bears will extend their school record with a fourth consecutive NCAA Championship appearance and will compete at the Championship for the ninth time in program history.


Kiana Horton

Champions' TriBUne is a special feature through Baylor Athletics that will give you the student-athlete's perspective and tell their story in their voice. Kiana Horton, a senior All-American from San Antonio, Texas, has won three Big 12 400-meter championships and set the indoor and outdoor school records. A May graduate who won a pair of gold medals in the 4x400 relay running for USA last summer, Kiana will compete in the NCAA West Preliminary Championships that start Thursday in Sacramento, Calif.

No. 2 Baseball Defeats No. 7 Oklahoma to Open Big 12 Championship

Thomas, Langeliers, Wendzel 2019 Big 12 Championship

The No. 2-seeded Bears opened up the 2019 Big 12 Championship much like how they left in 2018, with a big win, this time an 8-2 victory over Oklahoma on Wednesday evening at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Copperas Cove Leader Press: Cove Grad Among Six Receiving TTA Foundation Scholarships

May 20, 2019
Incoming Baylor freshman and Copperas Cove graduating senior Ashley Wilson has been named as one of six high school students in Texas who are receiving an $8,000 scholarship over four years from the Texas Telephone Association. To be eligible for a TTA Foundation scholarship, students must have achieved a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be planning to attend a Texas college or university in fall 2019.

KSST Radio (Sulphur Springs, TX): 29 SSHS Seniors Recognized As Honor Graduates

May 20, 2019
Three incoming Baylor freshmen – Brayden Fisher, Caitlyn Williams and Zoe Wilson – are among the top-ranking graduates recognized by the Sulphur Springs Independent School District.

Baylor professors of the year represent communication, social work and English

It’s official: The academic year has come to a close. Finals grades are in, seniors have walked the stage — and Baylor’s professors of the year have been named. The Collins Outstanding Professor Award, which is voted on by the outgoing senior class, awards the recipient a $10,000 cash prize. Past Collins professors include Rachel […]

Congratulations, Baylor Class of 2019!

Congratulations, Class of 2019 — you did it! This weekend, more than 2,500 Bears walked the Ferrell Center stage to receive their hard-earned diplomas. Thousands of their friends and family filled the Ferrell Center for each of three ceremonies, and tens of thousands more watched the live-streamed video. This year, the Ferrell Center videoboard even […]

These Baylor Bears are ready to fling their green and gold afar

It’s the question every college senior gets over and over again: “What are you doing after graduation?” It might be a job in your dream field. It might be a job in another field, while you look for a way into your dream field. It might be graduate school to better prepare you for your […]

Baylor professor’s American history lecture televised nationally

Earlier this semester, C-SPAN paid a little visit to campus. They were seeking out Dr. Julie Anne Sweet — a Baylor history professor, expert on colonial America, and one of students’ most beloved professors — to film a special feature for “American History TV.” “American History TV” covers the history of the United States from […]

Contributions from Baylor Regents Fund The Store’s Operations for 2019-2020

WACO, Texas (May 21, 2019) – More than $27,000 in personal contributions from the Baylor University Board of Regents will help fund operations during the 2019-2020 academic year for The Store, a free student food pantry operated by the Paul L. Foster Success Center-Student Success Initiatives.

Baylor Students Serving the World Through 2019 May Minimester Baylor Missions

WACO, Texas (May 22, 2019) – This month, Baylor Missions is sending 15 teams of 247 students, faculty, staff and friends of Baylor University who will be integrating their faith with their academic disciplines and hands-on service at locations in Ecuador, England, Guatemala, Kenya, Romania, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Washington, D.C., and the Rio Grande Valley of Texas.

Belief in the ‘Prosperity Gospel’ Does Not Turn People into Successful Entrepreneurs

WACO, Texas (May 22, 2019) — Belief in the “Prosperity Gospel” — that God financially blesses faithful followers — does not turn individuals into successful entrepreneurs. But prosperity beliefs can fuel values linked to entrepreneurial thinking, such as power and achievement, according to a Baylor University study.

New Study Assesses the Roles, Needs, and Priorities of the Environmental Health Workforce

WACO, Texas (May 20, 2019) – Today, the National Environmental Health Association’s (NEHA) Journal of Environmental Health published the article “Uncovering Environmental Health: An Initial Assessment of the Profession’s Health Department Workforce and Practice.”