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.

W. Equestrian. No. 7 Baylor Equestrian Drops Regular Season Finale to No. 3 OSU

WACO, Texas – No. 7 Baylor equestrian (5-6, 2-3 Big 12) battled No. 3 Oklahoma State (8-3, 4-0 Big 12) to a challenging 14-6 loss on Saturday afternoon at the Willis Family Equestrian Center in the final regular season meet of its spring schedule.

W. Basketball. WBB Meets Michigan in NCAA Second Round

For the 15th-straight season and 16th time in program history, second-ranked and second-seeded Baylor advanced to the NCAA Second Round with a 50-point win in the First Round over Grambling, 96-46. The Lady Bears will meet seventh-seeded Michigan, who topped Northern Colorado, 75-61, on Sunday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. (CT) inside the Ferrell Center.

W. Tennis. WT Falls to Fourth-Ranked Pepperdine

After enjoying the sights and watching top professionals compete in one of the biggest events in the world, Baylor women's tennis began BNP Paribas Collegiate Challenge action Friday evening against fourth-ranked Pepperdine. The 28th-ranked Bears battled with a tough opponent, but came up short, 5-0, on the grand stage.

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Captures 4-3 Thriller over USF

In a battle in the desert, 29th-ranked Baylor men's tennis (13-3) sealed a 4-3 victory over South Florida to open its run at the BNP Paribas Open Collegiate Tennis Challenge Friday night at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, Calif.

Community Connection Magazine (Diana R. Garland School of Social Work): MSW Student Combines Love for Music with Social Work

March 14, 2018
Kayle Dickie, a second-year social work graduate student, channels her passion for suicide prevention through her music. Dickie will soon release a full album of songs tackling various issues of loss and grief, influenced by her own life and passion for social work entitled Songs of Deliverance.

Gulf News Technology: What is the future of workforce with AI?

March 15, 2015
This article about the growing number of jobs being taken over by robots and artificial intelligence software cites a recent study conducted by Baylor University sociology Paul McClure. The study found that 37 percent of participants were “technophobic”, meaning they have a fear of losing their jobs to automation.

Harrisburg (IL) Register: Harrisburg Medical Center announces Donald Hutson as new CEO

March 9, 2018
Donald H. Hutson, M.H.A. (Health Care Administration) ’95, has been named chief executive officer of Harrisburg Medical Center in Harrisburg, Illinois. He most recently served as CEO for University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada and UMMC Holmes County in Mississippi. During a 21-year military career, Hutson served a variety of healthcare leadership positions and retired from the Army as a lieutenant colonel in 2006.

‘I Can Only Imagine’: The song (and the new movie) abound with Baylor ties

No contemporary Christian song in history has been played more than “I Can Only Imagine,” the 2001 mega-hit by MercyMe. The song’s inspiring lyrics and moving backstory have struck a chord with listeners for almost 20 years, and now it has inspired a film by the same name. The movie version of I Can Only […]

Lady Bears to host NCAA tournament early rounds for 7th time in 8 years

The bad news? The Baylor Lady Bears didn’t get the No. 1 seed many thought they deserved, and enter this year’s NCAA tournament as a No. 2 seed. The good news, however, is plentiful: Baylor gets to open the tournament at home for the 7th time in 8 years. The Lady Bears have experience making […]

Meet Baylor’s nationally recognized experts on civics education

Every summer, more than 100 5th- through 9th-grade students converge on the Baylor campus to hear from members of Congress, community leaders, attorneys, philanthropists and more. They return home with a greater understanding of the need for good citizenship, community issues and civic responsibilities. Students learn those insights over a week-long experience in the iEngage […]

Men’s basketball named a No. 1 seed for 2018 NIT

Sunday night, Baylor men’s basketball learned it is headed to the NIT as one of four No. 1 seeds. The Bears will host first round action Tuesday night at the Ferrell Center; tickets are available now. Sure, we’d all rather see the Bears in the NCAA tournament. But we can choose to pout about being […]

Baylor Mission Teams Provide Harvey and Hunger Relief, as Well as Respite Care to Many in Texas

WACO, Texas (March 16, 2018) – Three Baylor University mission teams served in Texas over spring break to provide relief for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, as well as by hunger, homelessness and many other circumstances. More than 60 students, faculty and staff traveled across the state to serve in schools, nonprofits, neighborhoods, respite centers and community buildings.

Senior Class Selects 2018 Collins Outstanding Professor Award Recipient

WACO, Texas (March 16, 2018) — Rebecca McCumbers Flavin, Ph.D., senior lecturer of political science at Baylor University, has been selected as this year’s Collins Outstanding Professor Award recipient. This award is distinctive because the recipient is determined by the senior class.

This Week at Baylor: March 18 – 24, 2018

WACO, Texas (March 16, 2018) – This week, Baylor University will celebrate Women’s History Month with lectures and history walks. There will also be a variety of concerts, forums and the 16th annual Bearathon half-marathon and 5k.

Two Environmental Health Science Students at Baylor University Win Toxicology Awards

WACO, Texas (March 16, 2018) – Two undergraduate students from Baylor University, Yoomin Jo and Dan Dinh, received awards from the Society of Toxicology (SOT), the leading scholarly scientific society in the field of toxicology.