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. Soccer. SOC Hosts No. 10 Texas in Final Home Match

WACO, Texas – Baylor soccer (10-3-2, 4-2-1 Big 12) closes its 2017 home schedule, hosting No. 10 Texas (12-1-2, 4-1-2 Big 12) on Friday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. at Betty Lou Mays Soccer Field.

M. Tennis. Men's Tennis Readies for ITA Texas Regionals

Baylor men's tennis will have five players compete in the ITA Regional Championships Presented by Oracle, starting Friday, Oct. 20 and running through Monday, Oct. 23, at the George P. Mitchell Tennis Center in College Station, Texas.

Football. Williams Coming Off 95-yard Rushing Performance at OSU

If the decision had been solely up to Terence Williams, the fourth-year junior running back would have been on the field for the season opener against Liberty. No doubt.

M. Basketball. MBB Ranked No. 24 in Preseason Coaches’ Poll

Baylor men’s basketball is No. 24 in the USA Today Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was released Thursday morning. This marks the fifth time Baylor has been ranked in the preseason coaches’ poll.

Baptist Standard: Annual meeting: Texas Baptists called to ‘live compelled’

Oct. 16, 2017
Joel Gregory, Ph.D., professor of preaching at Baylor’s Truett Seminary, and Jimmy Dorrell, B.A. (Religion) ’72, M.E.S. (Environmental Studies) ’93, executive director of Mission Waco and part-time lecturer at Truett Seminary and for Baylor’s Philanthropy and Public Service program, will be among the workshop leaders at the Baptist General Convention of Texas annual meeting in Waco, Nov. 12-14.

Baylor Lariat: Baylor professors engage students, shape lives

Oct. 11, 2017
Members of the Baylor community aren’t the only ones who appreciate Baylor’s small class sizes and welcoming environment; The Wall Street Journal noticed it when it ranked Baylor No. 6 nationally for student engagement at the end of September. The engagement category specifically considered whether students recommended their university, the level of interaction among teachers and students and the number of accredited programs. “You hear that Baylor’s a caring community but expect to hear those taglines,” said Bellville senior Hannah Byrd. “I think I was surprised to experience personally how much that was true. It wasn’t just a line on a brochure but I saw it in my own life and my friends’ lives.”

Baylor Media Communications: Baylor Homecoming Parade to Be Broadcast Live on KCEN-TV Ch. 6

Oct. 19, 2017
WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2017) – Baylor University and KCEN-TV Ch. 6 will team up to broadcast the 108th anniversary Baylor Homecoming Parade, one of the oldest and largest collegiate homecoming parades in the nation, with live coverage from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, from Fifth Street on the Baylor campus. The parade also will be streamed live on the KCEN website.

Teach your friends about Baylor Homecoming in 3.5 minutes

Trying to explain to your friends why Baylor Homecoming is so special? Ask them for 3.5 minutes of their time, and show them these four videos: Baylor University Homecoming History in 60 Seconds: All About the Baylor Homecoming Parade: All About the Baylor Homecoming Bonfire: Baylor’s Immortal 10 / Mass Meeting Tradition: And […]

2017-18 Baylor Meritorious Achievement Award winners to be honored at Homecoming

The university’s Meritorious Achievement Award winners annually demonstrate the wide reach of the Baylor Family. This year’s honorees include alumni who have found success in everything from business and medicine to worship music and athletics — and sometimes, in more than one of those fields. Each has used their success to support Baylor and Baylor students, whether […]

A look back at Baylor Homecoming Parade Grand Marshals through the years

Starting bright and early this Saturday, the Baylor Homecoming Parade will once again be one of the highlights of the nation’s oldest Homecoming celebration. There will be floats, balloons and pageantry, but none of it can begin without the grand marshal. This year’s grand marshal is Baylor’s 15th president, Dr. Linda Livingstone. She joins a […]

It’s #BaylorHomecoming Week!

In 1909, Baylor hosted the first collegiate homecoming celebration in the nation. This weekend, we again renew that tradition, as the Baylor Family returns to campus to “catch that Baylor spirit again,” as President Samuel Palmer Brooks famously wrote so long ago. As usual, the festivities begin in earnest Thursday night with Mass Meeting and the […]

Baylor Homecoming Parade to Be Broadcast Live on KCEN-TV Ch. 6

WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2017) – Baylor University and KCEN-TV Ch. 6 will team up to broadcast and live stream the 108th anniversary Baylor Homecoming Parade with live coverage from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, from Fifth Street on the Baylor campus.

Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture Will Commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the Beginning of the Reformation

WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2017) — The annual Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture Oct. 25-27 will commemorate the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the European Reformation, one of the most significant times in the history of Christianity.

Students and Faculty Help Harvey Survivors Rebuild during Fall Break

WACO, Texas (Oct. 19, 2017) — Although most of the world only pays attention to natural disasters when they are in the headlines, the residents who live in the impacted areas are left to pick up the pieces and begin the long, emotional process of rebuilding their homes and their lives. Instead of going home or traveling during Baylor’s Fall Break, a group of students, faculty and staff used this time of rest to serve the communities affected by Hurricane Harvey. Fifty-five students and three faculty members joined Baylor Missions on a mission trip to provide a helping hand to families in Houston as they work to restore their lives.

Faculty-In-Residence Program Benefits Students, Faculty and Baylor University

WACO, Texas (Oct. 18, 2017) – It began in 2004 when a distinguished engineering professor, Walter Bradley, and his wife, Ann, moved into Texana House to live among students. Today, Baylor University’s faculty-in-residence program is highly competitive, employs 15 faculty throughout campus and serves as a model that brings representatives from numerous universities to campus to learn more.