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. Basketball. No. 22 MBB Faces Creighton in HOF Classic Championship

No. 22 Baylor Basketball takes on Creighton in the Hall of Fame Classic championship game at 9 p.m. CT Tuesday. The game will be televised on ESPN2 and WatchESPN from Kansas City's Sprint Center.

M. Basketball. No. 22 MBB Beats Wisconsin, 70-65

Manu Lecomte hit a series of free throws to put the game away as No. 22 Baylor held on to beat Wisconsin Monday night in the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Classic.

High Beam Research: Baylor University Presents Willbanks with Heritage Award

Nov. 13, 2017
Article about Houston-based Willbanks & Associates, which was awarded with this year’s Texas Family Business of the Year Heritage Award, presented by Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business. The awards program – now in its 28th year – recognizes outstanding firms who demonstrate a commitment to business continuity while serving their employees, community and industry.

Houston Chronicle: Texas securities board names employee as deputy commissioner

Nov. 16, 2017
The Texas State Securities Board, the government agency responsible for enforcing state securities laws, named Clinton Edgar, B.B.A. (Finance) ’05, as the new deputy securities commissioner.

KWBU-FM (Waco/NPR): Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments: The Gospel Hummingbirds Tackle Two Spirituals

Nov. 19, 2017
AUDIO: On this episode of Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments, Baylor journalism professor Robert Darden spotlights the Gospel Hummingbirds of Oakland, California, who deliver a soulful take on the old spiritual, “Lord Don’t Move the Mountain.” Darden is founder of Baylor’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which provides the sounds and stories for this weekly radio program.

#BearsOfBaylor — “I’m most thankful for a supportive family…”

“I’m most thankful for a supportive family — actual family, and a supportive friend group that backs you in everything you do. I need that support, because I wouldn’t be able to do anything that I’m doing by myself. I wouldn’t be here where I am today without that. “I’m a junior film major, and […]

A decade after her passing, this Baylor student’s legacy lives on in current Bears

Kate Bronstein loved art, and her life has led to countless people experiencing art, both in their homes and around the world. She also found joy in helping others, so it’s only fitting that her life has created opportunities for students who followed her to Baylor to receive a helping hand as they pursue their […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “I am thankful for people that take time to listen to you and really get to know you…”

“I am thankful for people that take time to listen to you and really get to know you, and not just the surface: ‘Hey, how are you; I’m fine’ — you know, the ones that are like: ‘Hey, how are you really?’ “I’m interning with a therapist, and I get the privilege of sitting in […]

Baylor recognized among nation’s top 100 adoption-friendly workplaces

Less than a year after introducing adoption assistance benefits that were quickly recognized as some of the best in higher ed, Baylor has been honored as one of the nation’s Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplaces. The honor comes from the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, which is dedicated to finding homes for children in foster care. […]

Baylor University Mourns Passing of Longtime Advocate Kate McLane Dimmitt, B.B.A. ’56, Baylor Legacy Award Recipient

WACO, Texas (Nov. 20, 2017) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of Kate McLane Dimmitt, B.B.A. ’56, a longtime Baylor advocate and 2014 Baylor Legacy Award recipient who died Nov. 17 in Temple. She was 83. A celebration of Dimmitt’s life will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, in the Creekside Center at Temple Bible Church, 3205 Oakview Drive in Temple.

Something to Chew On: Baylor Nutrition Expert Exposes Five Myths About Food

WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2017) — When it comes to food, don’t swallow all that information online and on social media. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, nutrition experts are busting a lot of the myths with science-based evidence. Setting the record straight on some of those is Baylor University professor and registered dietitian Janelle Walter, Ph.D.

Thanksgiving Closures At Baylor

WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2017) — Baylor University will be closed from Wednesday, Nov. 22, to Friday, Nov. 24, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Please note the following changes in hours of operation.

This Week at Baylor: Nov. 19-25, 2017

WACO, Texas (Nov. 17, 2017) – This week, Baylor University will host an environmental event, a variety of concerts and a screening of a local Waco documentary.