Alumni, Parents & Friends News

Feb
10
2016

W. Basketball. WBB Lauren Cox a Naismith Trophy Semi-finalist

Baylor signee Lauren Cox has been selected as a semi-finalist for the 2015-16 Naismith High School Trophy presented by Hilton Worldwide, one of just 10 players nationally to earn the honor.

Feb
10
2016

Baylor grad named president of influential Christian publisher

A Baylor alum who started in the stockroom of a growing company in the 1980s is now the president and COO of that same company — which just so happens to be the largest private publisher of Christian books in the world. Last month, Jeff Johnson, BS ’85, was named president and chief operating officer of […]

Feb
10
2016

W. Equestrian. EQ's Gasser and Demel Earn NCEA Rider of the Month Honors

No. 4 Baylor Equestrian had two riders named as the National Collegiate Equestrian Association’s January Riders of the Month, recognizing standout performances from the past month of collegiate competition, announced by the association on Wednesday morning.

Feb
10
2016

M. Tennis. Lenz Tabbed Big 12 Player of the Week

For the second time in 2016, Baylor men's tennis senior Julian Lenz was named the Big 12 Player of the Week by conference officials Wednesday.

Feb
10
2016

Alexis Hooker

Sympathies to Baylor student Alexis Hooker on the death of her mother, Ms. Mildred Hooker-Boldware, on February 5, 2016.

Feb
10
2016

Frances Malone

Sympathies to staff member Frances Malone, Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion, on the death of her mother, Mrs. Janie Etheredge, on February 6, 2016.

Feb
10
2016

Inside Philanthropy: Slide Up Curbside While We Tell You About This Music Mogul's Philanthropy

Feb. 9, 2016
Baylor's Curb Learning Lab for Music and Entertainment Marketing was mentioned in an article about Mike Curb, a philanthropist and founder of the Mike Curb Family Foundation, which donates to many colleges and university programs. Curb is the donor behind the lab, which was dedicated in 2008 thanks, in part, to his $500,000 donation.

Feb
10
2016

Institute for Public Relations: Beyond the C-Suite: Corporate Communications’ Power & Influence

Feb. 10, 2016
Blog by Marlene Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, in which she writes about her research finding that corporate communicators need to enhance their research skills and educate other colleagues about their domain beyond media relations. That study was published in the Journal of Communication Management.

Feb
10
2016

Meaning of Life TV: The Wright Show: What do we mean by a meaningful life?

Feb. 7, 2016
VIDEO: Q&A with Paul Froese, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, about his new book “On Purpose: How We Create the Meaning of Life,” which deals with finding purpose and making moral progress.

Feb
10
2016

Michaela Rehm

Sympathies to Baylor student Michaela Rehm on the death of her brother, John Rehm.

Feb
10
2016

Randy Fiedler

Sympathies to staff member Randy Fiedler, College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office, on the death of his father, Mr. Edwin Fiedler, on February 4, 2016.

Feb
10
2016

Reading Eagle (Reading, Pa.): In the workplace: Don't use this word in your resume

Feb. 9, 2016
This business column features Anne Grinols, assistant dean for faculty development and college initiatives in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, who advises job-seekers to avoid adding “multitasking” to their resumes. (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, pitched this story idea nationally. He covers faculty and research in the Hankamer School of Business.)

Feb
10
2016

Science Daily: Companies must adapt internal communication as demographics change, study finds

Feb. 9, 2016
With a growing number of baby boomers retiring and an increasing number of millennials entering the workforce, internal communicators must accommodate the shift with internal social media and the development of metrics to determine employee engagement, according to a study by Marlene Neill, Ph.D., assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences. The study was published in Public Relations Journal. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched this story nationally. She covers research and faculty in the department of journalism, public relations and new media.)

Feb
10
2016

The Loop: We are hopelessly hooked

Feb. 9, 2016
Article cites research by Jim Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer Business School, which found that women college students spend an average of 10 hours a day on their cellphones and men college students spend nearly eight. The study was published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, pitched the story nationally in 2014. She covers interdisciplinary research.)

Feb
10
2016

Trey Brown

Sympathies to faculty member Trey Brown, environmental science, on the death of his mother, Mrs. Guylene Carter Brown, on February 2, 2016.

Feb
10
2016

Waco Trib: Dwyer-inspired VetFran has helped veterans own businesses for 25 years

Feb. 10, 2016
Robert Cresanti, J.D. '91, president and CEO of the International Franchise Association (IFA), is quoted in an article about VetFran, a program created by The Dwyer Group to make it easier for veterans to acquire a franchise business. VetFran was adopted by the IFA, which has helped more than 650 companies nationwide participate in the program. The IFA will honor VetFran at a convention later this month in San Antonio.

Feb
10
2016

Wes Yeary

Sympathies to staff member Wes Yeary, athletics, on the death of his mother, Mrs. Melinda Yeary, on February 8, 2016.

Feb
9
2016

W. Golf. Women’s Golf Finishes 14th in Northrop Grumman

Baylor women’s golf shot 16-over 300 in Tuesday’s final round, falling one spot to 14th place and carding a final score of 68-over-par 920 at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge at Palos Verdes Golf Club.

Feb
9
2016

M. Golf. Men’s Golf Wins Oak Hills Invitational

Baylor men’s golf defended its 2015 Oak Hills Invitational title by carding a 4-over-par 288 final round on Tuesday, winning the 2016 event with a final score of 11-over-par 863. The Bears led the field by five strokes, pulling ahead of Big 12-rival Oklahoma, which took second with a final score of 16-over 868.