Starting this fall break and again during spring break, Baylor Missions will be sending teams of Baylor students, faculty and staff to work on various relief projects in south Texas communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Baylor Missions teams will be partnering with various community groups and relief efforts, who are already mobilizing, identifying needs and sharing hope as they help communities rebuild their lives. For more information or to apply, go to: www.baylor.edu/missions/txrelief.
WACO, Texas (Sept. 7, 2017) – With Texans reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, Baylor Law students are stepping up to help. The flooding and devastation of the hurricane have forced thousands of Texans to evacuate their homes and communities. Baylor Law students, working alongside Lone Star Legal Aid, have organized a fundraiser and donation drive to help their families, friends and neighbors on the Gulf Coast.
Baylor has launched a Harvey response website at www.baylor.edu/response. Please monitor your email and this website for the latest information about specific actions members of our Baylor Family can take to assist in relief efforts.
The Diana R. Garland School of Social Work in Houston, Texas will open on Tuesday, September 5. Students who have questions about classes or field responsibilities please call (254.495.8689) or email Christen Argueta (Christen_Argueta@baylor.edu).
When called to action, the Baylor Family responds with open hearts, and your response to the collection of supplies for Hurricane Relief during this weekend’s Baylor events has been tremendous. In order to accommodate the collection of water and supplies, additional drop-off locations have been added.
The Office of Spiritual Life invites the Baylor family to join in prayer for the people impacted by Hurricane Harvey and for the first responders helping those in need. We will gather Wednesday, August 30th at Noon for prayer at the foot of the Judge Baylor statue on Speight Avenue across from Waco Hall.
During this weekend’s campus events, the Baylor Family is invited to support those impacted by Hurricane Harvey’s flooding and storm damage by bringing bottled water and supplies to collection sites on Baylor’s campus.
We have many students at Baylor who have family within the areas that have been affected or who call that area home. I am writing to ask that you please work with these students to support them during this difficult time.
We have many students at Baylor who have family within the areas affected by Hurricane Harvey or who call that area home. Dr. Wes Null, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Institutional Effectiveness, will serve as a point of contact for any academic deans who have questions about the steps that should be taken to support these students. Dr. Null has developed the list of Frequently Asked Questions below to provide guidance.
Our hearts ache for those impacted by the unprecedented devastation from Hurricane Harvey along the Texas coast and in Houston and southeast Texas. Many among our Baylor Family -- alumni, students, parents, faculty and staff -- have been personally affected by this catastrophic storm. While in Waco, we have been spared any storm damage, we are ever mindful of the needs of those in the storm's path.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 27, 2017) – Baylor University expects no disruption to campus operations from inclement weather due to the effects of Hurricane Harvey. The only impact is to the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work in Houston, Texas, which will remain closed through Monday, Aug. 28. In the meantime, Baylor President Linda A. Livingstone calls on the Baylor Family to join together in prayer for those along the Texas coast, in Houston and southeast Texas who have been impacted by this devastating storm.
WACO, Texas (Aug. 27, 2017) - Baylor University President Linda A. Livingstone, Ph.D., released a statement today in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and calls on the Baylor Family to join together in prayer for those along the Texas coast, in Houston and southeast Texas who have been impacted by this devastating storm.