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.

Football. Five Keys to #SicISU

Guys like linebacker Taylor Young, defensive end Brian Nance and tight end Jordan Feuerbacher, all the ones that have stuck it out, they deserve to go out with a win in their final game at McLane Stadium.

General News. Garner This Year's Recipient Of Moon Mullins Award

Scott Garner, this year's winner of the Baylor Bear Foundation's Moon Mullins Award, served in the U.S. Air Force as a healthcare administrator for 30 years before the retired Colonel returned to Baylor in 2001 to help establish the Healthcare Administration Specialization with the MBA program.

W. Basketball. No. 3/3 WBB Travels for Top 10 Clash

The No. 3/3 Baylor Lady Bears receive an early challenge on Saturday, Nov. 18, meeting the No. 8/7 UCLA Bruins at Pauley Pavilion at 3 p.m. (CT).

W. Basketball. Recruits Named to Naismith High School Watch List

Four members of the 2018 Baylor women's basketball recruiting class, forward Aquira DeCosta, center Queen Egbo, guard Honesty Scott-Grayson and forward NaLyssa Smith, were named to the 2017 Naismith Girls' High School Watch List this week. The award honors the national high school player of the year.

American Dry Cleaner: Glow with the Flow

Nov. 1, 2017
ON PAGE 22: The changing definition of casual wear and changes in consumer taste is the subject of this Q&A interview with Lorynn Divita, Ph.D., associate professor of apparel merchandising and co-author of the textbook “Fashion Forecasting.”

Baylor Lariat: Baylor senior has a settler’s environmental mission

Nov. 15, 2017
Baylor senior Reid Pinkerton signed a one-year lease to live in Waco’s Good Neighbor house, a settlement house in a century-old building bought by Baylor University education professor, Dr. Laine Scales, to host social, spiritual and educational activities. As a ‘settler,’ Reid manages multiple environmental sustainability projects that include gardening, composting, building the gutters, and drip irrigation systems. The Importance of Coaching with Amber Lethem

Nov. 13, 2017
AUDIO: Interview with Amber Lethem, B.A. (International Studies) ’13, a certified Top Producer Consultant Sales and Leadership Coach at Southwestern Consulting, who shares her story of growing up in Kaneohe, Hawaii, studying at Baylor University and getting her start in sales by going door-to-door.

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. […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “I really like old things, bones and stuff.”

“When I was about 7, my grandfather would take me to where someone was building a house next to their ranch. We would go look through where they had torn up the ground for the foundation, and we would pull up little arrowheads or bones or things that were covered up. Now I am an […]

Make a difference this Christmas; give the gift of Baylor

Ready or not, Christmas is on its way! If you’re totally unprepared for the season and have no idea what to get the Baylor Bears in your life, you aren’t alone. That’s where the Baylor Christmas Catalog comes in handy — and where you can make a real impact on current and future students. The […]

#BearsOfBaylor — “Ever since I came here, people have been very welcoming…”

“Ever since I came here, people have been very welcoming, having open arms toward me and everything, and I really got a flavor of that at Line Camp. My Line Camp leader was very willing to talk about basically anything under the sun… One very large thing that she talked about with me was the […]

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.

American Recycles - Baylor Recycling Expert Offers Four Tips to Lead a More Sustainable Life

Smith Getterman, director of sustainability and special projects at Baylor University, offers four tips about upping your recycling game as part of America Recycles Day on Nov. 15. The program, led by Keep America Beautiful, is dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.