OFFICE OF

External Affairs

The office of External Affairs is inspired to lead, engage, support and celebrate the collective impact of Waco and Baylor.

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Aug. 12, 2019
Building the next generation of entrepreneurs!
Have you ever stood in the shower staring at the tiled wall thinking about a business idea that grips you so tightly you cannot seem to get it out of your head? Did you dwell on it, tell your friends about it, write it down, erase it, and write it again? Did you come to that point, that every prospective entrepreneur comes to, where you realize that you just don’t know where to go and what to do next? You are not alone and entrepreneurs across the country have been coming to organizations like Start Up Waco that dot the landscape of every major city in America!
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Aug. 12, 2019
Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber Receives State-Wide Recognition
The Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber in Waco was recently selected as the 2019 Small Chamber of the Year by the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC). This is one of the most coveted recognitions TAMACC awards. Waco’s Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber received this award at the annual Hispanic Business Convention of Texas Gala in San Marcos in August for its impressive accomplishments, activities, community involvement, and growth
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Aug. 12, 2019
Changing homelessness around our teen population - helping students thrive!
Our team recently had the opportunity to visit with the Executive Director and tour the space associated with a nonprofit dedicated to supporting homeless teens in Waco. Established in the summer of 2015, The Cove has created a nurturing center designed to provide a safe space for students experiencing homelessness.
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Aug. 12, 2019
Early Learning Leads to Family Success
You may be familiar with the statistics around early childhood education with regards to kindergarten readiness, third-grade literacy, and graduation rates. These three data points are highly correlated and are one of the reasons we highly value education programs at the earliest phases of child development. One of these programs is run by a new non-profit organization called Inspiracíon.
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External Affairs Leadership

Jeremy Vickers, PH.D. Jeremy Vickers, PH.D.Associate Vice President,
External Affairs
(254) 710-4603

Office of External Affairs

Robinson Tower
700 S University Parks Dr, Suite 320
Waco, TX 76706

One Bear Place #97060
Waco, TX 76798