Accolades

[Baylor Alumni Awards]
1/18/2022
WACO, Texas (Jan. 18, 2022) - Baylor University today announced the recipients of the 2022 Baylor Alumni Awards, which honor individuals who embody the distinctive mission of the University and their remarkable achievements. A celebration honoring the impact of alumni around the world and recognizing this year's recipients will be held on campus on Feb. 18, 2022.
[Alexandra Ronnenberg]
12/1/2021
WACO, Texas (Dec. 1, 2021) – Alexandra Ronnenberg, who graduated from Baylor University in May with a B.S.Ed. in elementary education, has been named Clinical Teacher of the Year for the state of Texas, honored for her outstanding instruction and interaction with children while a senior at Baylor.
[Poets&Quants Online MBA Ranking]
11/8/2021
WACO, Texas (Nov. 8, 2021) – Poets&Quants, the definitive online publication for business education news, has unveiled its 2022 ranking of The Best Online MBA Programs, which includes a top 10 ranking for the online MBA in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. The Baylor online MBA jumped to No. 8 nationally by Poets&Quants, moving up from last year’s No. 16 ranking.
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10/26/2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 26, 2021) – The John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, housed in Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business, will host the Baylor Impact Awards on Friday, Oct. 29.
[Adoption Day]
10/7/2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 7, 2021) – Baylor University has been recognized by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption as one of the top five U.S. education institutions that offer the best overall adoption benefits, including paid parental leave and financial assistance for adoption-related expenses.
[Baylor University 5thStreet]
10/6/2021
WACO, Texas (Oct. 6, 2021) – Baylor University students’ engagement with their studies, interaction with their faculty and satisfaction with their experience landed the University in a tie nationally at No. 4 – and tops in Texas and the Big 12 – for Student Engagement in the 2022 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings released Sept. 22.
[Baylor Fellows 21-22]
9/15/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 15, 2021) – Ten Baylor University faculty members have been selected by Provost Nancy Brickhouse, Ph.D., to serve as 2021-2022 Baylor Fellows for their excellence in teaching and desire to transform student thinking through innovation.
[U.S. News Rankings]
9/13/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2021) – Baylor University moved up to No. 75 among National Universities – with several academic programs and opportunities for undergraduates highly rated – in the latest rankings for 2022 released today by U.S. News & World Report.
[Great Colleges to Work For 2021]
9/13/2021
WACO, Texas (Sept. 13, 2021) – For the 10th time, Baylor University has attained elite Honor Roll status as a 2021 Great College to Work For, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For program.
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7/28/2021
WACO, Texas (July 28, 2021) – Baylor University alumna Katerina Levinson, B.A. ’17, has been awarded the Barry Scholarship, funded by the Canterbury Institute, becoming the first Baylor graduate to receive the organization's most generous scholarship available for study at the University of Oxford.
[Mack Rhoades SBJ AD of the Year]
6/23/2021
WACO, Texas (June 23, 2021) - Baylor University Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Mack B. Rhoades IV has been selected as Sports Business Journal’s 2021 Athletics Director of the Year, announced tonight during the 2021 SBJ Sports Business Awards.
[Benjamin Jack Young]
6/22/2021
WACO, Texas (June 22, 2021) – Benjamin “Jack” Young, B.A. ’21, has been selected as one of 10 Lilly Graduate Fellows for 2021.
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6/21/2021
WACO, Texas (June 21, 2021) – Baylor University students Kate Rojales, a senior chemistry major from Milton, Georgia, and Alexis Simmons, a senior physics and mathematics major from Houston, Texas, have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.
[Boren Scholarship 2021]
5/20/2021
WACO, Texas (May 20, 2021) – Three Baylor University seniors — Amanda Sutton, University Scholar and Russian major; Anne Walker, economics and international studies major; and Daniel Burch, political science major — have been awarded the prestigious David L. Boren Scholarship. Additionally, Maria Torres, B.A. ’20, master’s student at the George Washington University Elliot School of International Affairs, has been awarded the Boren Fellowship.
[Champions of Change]
5/19/2021
WACO, Texas (May 19, 2021) - Baylor University celebrated its inaugural Champions of Change, the 2020-2021 Solid Gold Neighbor (SGN) Community and Faculty honorees for their outstanding community engagement and the first class of SGN Research Fellows during a virtual recognition ceremony, hosted today by Baylor's Office of External Affairs.
[Piper Professor Presentation]
5/12/2021
WACO, Texas (May 12, 2021) – Robert F. Darden III, B.S.Ed. '76, M.J., professor of journalism, public relations and new media, Master Teacher and founder of the Black Gospel Music Restoration Project at Baylor University, has been honored as a Piper Professor of 2021 for the state of Texas by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.
[Dr. Paul Zinke]
5/11/2021
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2021) – Paul Zinke, Ph.D., senior lecturer in chemistry at Baylor University, has been selected as the 2021 Collins Outstanding Professor, an honor voted on annually by the senior class.
[2021 Centennial Professors]
5/5/2021
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2021) – Baylor University faculty members Michael-John DePalma, Ph.D., associate professor of English in the College of Arts & Sciences and coordinator of the professional writing and rhetoric program, and Lesley McAllister, D.M.A., professor of piano and director of piano pedagogy in the School of Music, have been selected to receive 2021 Centennial Professor Awards for summer research projects.
[Baylor University]
5/5/2021
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2021) – Twelve Baylor University professors have been honored with Outstanding Faculty Awards for teaching, scholarship and contributions to the academic community for the 2020-2021 academic year.
[Dr. Mia Moody-Ramirez]
5/5/2021
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2021) – Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., professor and chair of journalism, public relations and new media at Baylor University and a nationally recognized author and expert on race and culture, has been named the 2021 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.
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