Faculty & Staff News: Featured

Mar
24
2017

On National Medal of Honor Day (March 25), Baylor Remembers WWII Heroes Kane and Lummus

WACO, Texas (March 24, 2017) – Baylor University can count among its thousands of alumni many who could be regarded as heroes. On National Medal of Honor Day on March 25, America commemorates the 3,498 individuals, including two Baylor alumni, who were bestowed the Medal of Honor – the nation’s highest award for valor in action against an enemy force.

Mar
23
2017

The Gathering Waco, a Worship and Prayer Service, Will Be Held on Palm Sunday at Baylor’s McLane Stadium

WACO, Texas (March 23, 2017) — Former NFL player/recovered drug addict/megachurch pastor Miles McPherson, along with a 1,000-voice choir and Christians eager to share their testimonies, will gather at Baylor University’s McLane Stadium on Palm Sunday, April 9, for The Gathering Waco, an effort to promote unity between church and community.

Mar
20
2017

Texas Hunger Initiative Receives $3 Million Grant from the Walmart Foundation

WACO, Texas (March 20, 2017) – The Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) at Baylor University has received a $3 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to continue its work to end hunger in Texas.

Mar
17
2017

Baylor First in Line helps first-generation students transition to college life

Every so often, we get to feature a Baylor family that has been sporting green and gold for generations — like this dad who has sung “That Good Old Baylor Line” to his daughter since she was in the womb, this family that owns “BAYLOR” license plates in three different states, and this family with a century-old […]

Feb
2
2017

Read Matt Rhule’s refreshing Baylor pitch to recruits and their families

You’ve likely already seen the headlines following college football’s National Signing Day yesterday, as almost every national media outlet emphasized Baylor head coach Matt Rhule’s impressive work in putting together his first signing class in Waco. Starting virtually from nothing, in less than two months Rhule built a signing class that ranks in the top 40 nationally […]