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. Volleyball. No. 24 Volleyball Blanked By No. 11 Kansas

No. 24 Baylor volleyball (16-5, 6-2 Big 12) dropped a 3-0 loss to the 11th-ranked Kansas Jayhawks Wednesday night at the Ferrell Center, 25-14, 25-22, 25-14.

General News. Getting to Know: Dawn Rogers

Growing up on a farm in Ithaca, N.Y., Dawn Rogers was a "shy, introverted kid" who considered becoming a veterinarian.

Football. Football Hosts No. 23 West Virginia for #StripeMcLane

Baylor plays its first home in nearly a month and opens a two-game stint at McLane Stadium with a visit from West Virginia for homecoming.

W. Volleyball. Five Reasons to Fill the Ferrell

In a series that covers 45 matches and goes all the way back to 1985, this is the first-ever Top 25 matchup between #24 Baylor (16-4, 6-1) and 11th-ranked Kansas (16-3, 5-1).

Baylor Lariat: Men’s basketball to host Hurricane Harvey relief game

Oct. 17, 2017
The Baylor men's basketball team will host the University of Houston at the Ferrell Center Saturday in an additional exhibition game to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief. “This is an incredible opportunity to use the game of basketball to provide relief for our neighbors in need,” said Baylor head coach Scott Drew. “We’re thankful to be able to play this game on Homecoming weekend with so many members of the Baylor Family back home, and we encourage everyone to pack the Ferrell Center to raise as much money as possible in support of the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.”

Baylor University: Baylor Police and Waco Advocacy Center: A Vital Partnership

Article about the partnership between the Baylor University Police Department and the Waco Advocacy Center that is bringing about change on and off campus. Collaboration between the University and the Center has existed for many years and continues to grow in effectiveness as both parties seek to improve their response to sexual violence.

KWTX-TV (Waco, Temple, Killeen/CBS): Waco City Council Names New City Manager

Oct. 17, 2017
Wiley Stem III, B.B.A. (Economics) ’76, has been named by the Waco City Council as the next city manager.

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 […]

That Good Old Baylor Bloodline

On Aug. 13, 2016, April Clanton (pictured above in the Baylor shirt) graduated from BU with a degree in communication sciences and disorders. The milestone was celebrated by her brother, mom, grandparents — and, no doubt, the dozens upon dozens of Baylor alumni in her family’s history. April’s family includes more than 60 relatives who […]

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.

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.

What Makes Horror Movies Scary? “We do,” Says Baylor Film Expert

Waco, Texas (Oct. 18, 2017) – The best scary movies adapt to society’s current fears and turn current cultural, social and political preoccupations into elements of horror, says a Baylor University film historian and an expert on the horror film genre.

Baylor Homecoming Events - Oct. 19-21, 2017

WACO, Texas (Oct. 17, 2017) — The Baylor Family will unite Oct. 19-21 to celebrate the 108th anniversary of Baylor Homecoming, the oldest collegiate homecoming in the nation. Below is information about the main events and traditions.