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Jul. 8, 2020
Cultural Wealth Wednesday: International Students on Campus
The beauty of Baylor will forever lie with the diversity of background, culture, and thought displayed on campus daily. This diversity is exemplified through our international student population and the various home countries of our global scholars. According to a recent survey by the Center for Global Engagement, there are 931 international Students at Baylor, representing 83 different countries. Asian countries make up 4 out of the top 5 countries where our international students arrive from, showing how strong Baylor's presence is in that part of the world
Jul. 7, 2020
Waco Safe Business Program
The Waco COVID Communications task force, comprised of local city officials, business leaders and health experts recently launched the Waco Safe Program, a two-way community pledge promoting sanitary practices and proactive measures dedicated to slowing the spread of COVID-19 throughout Waco. The pledge commits both businesses and visitors to, in good faith, adhere to local rules and health guidelines to curb the growth of the disease in our community.
Jun. 30, 2020
New Events Page Aims to be a Hub of Connectivity
Have you ever found yourself struggling to connect into the business or nonprofit community in Waco? Perhaps you've wanted to explore entrepreneurship, network with others in your industry, or learn how to support nonprofits? A new site, launched during the COVID-19 pandemic, aims to be your hub of connectivity as the community migrates back to a new normal.
Jun. 25, 2020
Waco Masks for Hope
Since the beginning of the pandemic, personal protective equipment including medical-grade masks have been hard to come by. One local Baylor graduate—Suzi Elnaggar—has stepped in to fulfill the need for quality masks locally. Waco Masks for Hope sells masks “buy one, donate one” style – for every mask sold, local nonprofits and healthcare workers receive masks distributed through the Waco McLennan County Emergency Center, or through a direct request. Proceeds are donated back to local organizations.