Baylor Alumni Stories

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Joyce Nuner and Camilla Woodard

Dr. Joyce Nuner and
Camilla Slacum Woodard (BSFCS '10)

When asked about the impact of Baylor's Faculty, Camilla Slacum Woodard (BSFCS '10) shared about her long-time friendship with Dr. Joyce Nuner, Associate Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences, Child and Family Studies.

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Dale Knight

This is a story of how a blood transfusion more than 70 years ago set in motion a series of events that culminates in scholarship support for Baylor University students studying abroad.

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Shawn (JD '03) and Lauren Prince Golden (BBA '00, JD '03)

In 2017, Shawn (JD '03) and Lauren Prince Golden (BBA '00, JD '03) established three endowed scholarships at Baylor in honor of their three children, Madison, McKinley and Monroe. They have used those scholarships to bring awareness to their children of the needs of others.

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Charles Harris

Charles Harris (BA '42)

First Lieutenant Charles Harris of Winnsboro, Texas, was killed on June 4, 1945, while leading his platoon of Marines during a battle on Okinawa.

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Lindsey Koch and Vanessa Martinez

Lindsey Koch (BA '17) and
Vanessa Martinez (BBA '19)

Lindsey and Vanessa have made an impact on their communities by providing meals to local healthcare workers in each of their cities.

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Kelly and Kyle Kovar

Kelly (BA '99) and
Kyle (BBA '10) Kovar

Kelly and Kyle Kovar currently serve as a firefighters for the Dallas Fire Department.

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Sam Han

Sam Han (BA '11)

Sam currently serves as a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School and as a Surgical Fellow in Boston Children's Hospital's Center for Advanced Intestinal Rehabilitation.

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Orhue Odaro

Orhue Odaro (BS '11)

Orhue is an internal medicine physician currently serving her patients in the Houston area. In the coming weeks, she will rotate onto a team caring for her institution's COVID-19 patients.

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Debra Tibbetts

Debra Tibbetts (BSN '84)

Debra left her home in Deer Park, Texas, and her three college-aged children to serve in New York City and meet the critical shortage of health care professionals as the city faces the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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