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. Men's Tennis Slips to No. 14 Columbia, 4-2

12th-seeded Baylor men's tennis (6-3) was unable to use momentum from the doubles point as the team fell 4-2 to 13th-seeded and No. 14 Columbia, 4-2, at the National Team Indoor Championship Saturday night at the Seattle Tennis Club.

Softball. No. 11/12 SB Sweeps Day Two of Black & Gold Invite

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - No. 11/12 Baylor softball (6-0) cruised to a 14-1 win over Mississippi Valley State (0-6) Saturday morning and rallied late to knock off Southern Miss (2-6) in the nightcap, 3-2, on Saturday evening at the Southern Miss Softball Complex.

M. Basketball. MBB Takes Down No. 7 Texas Tech, 59-57

Terry Maston had 24 points and 5 rebounds as Baylor men's basketball defeated No. 7 Texas Tech, 59-57, Saturday night at the Ferrell Center.

M. Basketball. Baylor, Texas Tech Postgame Quotes

Postgame quotes from Baylor's 59-57 win over Texas Tech Saturday night.

Baylor Lariat: Baylor students spend spring break serving communities around the world

Feb. 15, 2018
This spring break, Baylor Missions is sponsoring 14 mission trips. From building music centers in Mexico to teaching nutrition in Guatemala, nearly 200 students will serve in seven countries as well as throughout the United States. “I think it’s engaging for students to be able to do something like this for a week … and then be like, ‘Why can’t I do this the rest of the year?’” said Holly Tate, assistant director for missions at Baylor. “I want students to walk away … thinking about what can they do while they’re here in Waco or when they go on to their professional career.”

Remembering Baylor history professor James Vardaman following his passing

It is one of my greater regrets about my time at Baylor that I did not have the pleasure of taking a class taught by legendary Baylor professor James Vardaman, BA ’51. Dr. Vardaman passed away Jan. 31 at the age of 89. One could review his life in biographical fashion: A U.S. Marine who enrolled […]

Baylor students raise $10,000 in one day for Hurricane Harvey efforts

In 2014, the philanthropy chair for Baylor’s Phi Kappa Chi fraternity sat in the office of University Chaplain Burt Burleson, trying to figure out how to raise $40,000 so his organization could build an education and dining facility for Ugandan orphans. Burleson had an idea: “You know, there are 4,000 students in Chapel. If everybody […]

Baylor center offers community, support for students recovering from addiction

There’s a group of students at Baylor that harness what one campus leader calls a “superpower.” They support one another, show up to class, refuse to skip meetings, have higher GPAs than average, and even get a proper night’s sleep — because they’ve learned the pitfalls that come with lack of balance in their lives. […]

Incoming freshman surprised with a full-tuition scholarship to Baylor University

Daniela Perez is a senior at C.C. Winn High School in Eagle Pass, Texas — 140 miles west of San Antonio, right on the U.S./Mexico border. She’s on track to graduate in the top 5% of her class, has SAT scores in the top 10% nationwide, is the president of her school’s Health Occupations Students […]

Artifacts of Human Trafficking Exhibit Captures Raw Emotions of the Sex Trafficking Industry in the United States

WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2018) – When you first walk into Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, all appears normal. Bright lights. Colorful flags. Students filling the lobby.
Then you turn the corner.

Baylor University Regents Receive Status Update on Academic Strategic Plan

WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2018) – During its regular February meeting, the Baylor University Board of Regents received a status update from Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., on the Academic Strategic Plan – called <i>Illuminate</i> – which will represent the second phase of the University’s <i>Pro Futuris</i> vision over the next five years.

Guest Speakers Will Discuss Medieval and Early Modern Worlds at Feb. 21 Baylor ISR Symposium

WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2018) – Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion will host the seminar, “Reimagining Global Christian History: Fresh Insights Symposium,” from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Cox Lecture Hall, Armstrong Browning Library, 710 Speight Ave. The discussions will cover examples of emerging global Christian history, with a special focus on the medieval and early modern worlds.

President of Oxford University Press to Visit Baylor and Interact with Students, Faculty and Staff

WACO, Texas (Feb. 16, 2018) – Niko Pfund, president and global academic publisher at Oxford University Press (OUP), will visit Baylor University on Monday, Feb. 19th and Tuesday, Feb. 20th. Baylor University Press will be hosting Pfund in an effort to help develop the publishing capabilities of Baylor’s faculty and graduate students, as well as encourage Baylor students to pursue careers in the publishing industry.