Accolades

10/22/2020
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) announced its Class of 2021 Associate Fellows. Kenneth Van Treuren, PhD, associate dean of research and faculty development and professor of mechanical engineering, was among those who were honored with the designation this year.
[Stephen Heyde]
10/21/2020
WACO, Texas (Oct. 21, 2020) – Stephen Heyde, The Mary Franks Thompson Professor of Orchestral Studies and Conductor-in-Residence in the School of Music at Baylor University, has received the nationally acclaimed 2020 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Music Performance from the Lilly Fellows Program.
[Grade A]
10/5/2020
WACO, Texas (Oct. 5, 2020) — Baylor University has received an “A” in the annual “What Will They Learn?” report of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA).
[rankings]
9/23/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 23, 2020) — The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings 2021 has ranked Baylor University No. 5 nationally in the category of engagement, which measures how well a university informs, inspires and challenges students.
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9/22/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 22, 2020) — Baylor University’s Corey P. Carbonara, Ph.D., professor in the department of film and digital media, has been chosen to receive the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) 2020 Excellence in Education Medal.
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9/17/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2020) — Ten Baylor University faculty members have been selected as 2020-2021 Baylor Fellows for their excellence in teaching and desire to inspire innovative teaching.
[Rachelle Rogers]
9/16/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 16, 2020) – Baylor University education professor Rachelle Meyer Rogers, Ed.D., is on a fast track to the top post in the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), a national organization of school and university faculty who provide professional preparation for teacher candidates. ATE promotes quality teacher education through both exemplary clinical practice and research.
[Baylor University]
9/14/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2020) – Baylor University moved up three places to No. 76 among National Universities – with several academic programs and opportunities for undergraduates highly rated – in the latest rankings for 2021 released today by U.S. News & World Report.
[2020 Great Colleges to Work For]
9/14/2020
WACO, Texas (Sept. 14, 2020) – For the ninth time, Baylor University has attained elite Honor Roll status as a 2020 Great College to Work For, according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For program.
[Gaventa medal]
8/12/2020
WACO, Texas (Aug. 12, 2020) – Beverly Roberts Gaventa, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of New Testament Interpretation in the department of religion at Baylor University, has been awarded the prestigious Burkitt Medal for Biblical Studies by The British Academy. She is one of only a few Americans to receive this award, established nearly a century ago.
[Marlene Neill]
8/6/2020
WACO, Texas (Aug. 6, 2020) – Marlene S. Neill, Ph.D., associate professor and graduate program director of Baylor University’s department of journalism, public relations and new media, has been named a member in the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) College of Fellows.
[SOM]
7/28/2020
WACO, Texas (July 28, 2020) – Baylor University’s A Cappella Choir, under the direction of Brian A. Schmidt, D.M.A., associate professor of choral music and director of graduate choral studies in the Baylor School of Music, has been announced as the winner of The American Prize in the Collegiate Choral Division for 2020.
[Baylor Campus Aerial]
5/13/2020
WACO, Texas (May 13, 2020) – Baylor University students from across the disciplines capped off a record-setting 2019-2020 academic year by receiving some of the most prestigious – and competitive – scholarships, fellowships and internships at the national and international levels.
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5/6/2020
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2020) – Lilly Ettinger, assistant director of wellness at Baylor University and director of the University’s Beauchamp Addiction Recovery Center (BARC), has been honored by the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) with its 2020 Collegiate Recovery Staff of the Year Award.
[Baylor Campus]
5/5/2020
WACO, Texas (May 4, 2020) – Twelve Baylor University professors have been honored with Outstanding Faculty Awards for teaching, scholarship and contributions to the academic community for the 2019-2020 academic year.
[Dr. David Moseman]
5/5/2020
WACO, Texas (May 5, 2020) – David Moseman, Ph.D., senior lecturer in religion at Baylor University, has been selected as the 2020 Collins Outstanding Professor, an honor voted on annually by the senior class.
[Waco ISD Rise Award]
4/24/2020
WACO, Texas (April 24, 2020) – The Baylor University Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty and its Texas Hunger Initiative project have been recognized with the Waco Independent School District’s Rise Award for Outstanding Community Partners for assisting the district with curbside student meals after schools were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
[Andrea Dixon]
4/22/2020
WACO, Texas (April 22, 2020) – Andrea L. Dixon, Ph.D., associate professor of marketing and executive director of the Center for Professional Selling in the Hankamer School of Business, has been named Baylor University’s 2020 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year.
[2020 Centennial Professors]
4/16/2020
WACO, Texas (April 16, 2020) – Baylor University faculty members Lisa Shaver, Ph.D., and Joe C. Yelderman Jr., Ph.D., have been selected to receive 2020 Centennial Professor Awards for their respective research projects on women’s rhetoric and the impact of drought on groundwater in the Central Texas region.
[Goldwater Scholarship Recipients]
4/9/2020
WACO, Texas (April 9, 2020) – Baylor University biology majors Andrew J. Munoz and Emily Schultz have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships, which encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in STEM fields.
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