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Aug
27
2020
With help from the library, student success initiatives and information technology services (ITS), 200 computers are available for students who have a specific academic need. These teams can use their tools collaboratively so in-need students can have a computer given to them for the semester.
May
21
2020
WACO, Texas (May 21, 2020) – Baylor University’s May Minimester is underway, and students are currently enrolling in large numbers for the University’s Summer of Discovery with two online summer sessions from June 2-July 7 and July 9-August 12, respectively.
Apr
16
2020
WACO, Texas (April 16, 2020) – More than 330 Baylor University faculty and staff, who have volunteered as “Bear Care Coaches,” are reaching out to assigned groups of students each week to help them navigate the stresses of remote online education, being away from their peers and trying to adapt to a college experience disrupted by COVID-19.
Feb
20
2020
Since opening, The Store has grown from serving 40 students weekly to 230 — making it difficult to keep the shelves replenished. This month the pantry will transition to The Store runs on donations and has a new partnership with The Central Texas Food Bank.
Nov
7
2019
WACO, Texas (Nov. 7, 2019) – Baylor University will join colleges and universities around the nation on Friday, Nov. 8, in celebrating first-generation college students, faculty and staff as part of the national First-Generation College Celebration.
Nov
7
2019
WACO, Texas (Nov. 6, 2019) – Education research and technology company EAB has honored Baylor University as a co-winner of the 2019 Student Success Collaborative-Technology Pioneer Award, which recognizes Baylor as an institution that consistently is on the leading edge when it comes to technology by testing new solutions to advance student success.
May
13
2019
WACO, Texas (May 13, 2019) – The Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation, recently announced that Baylor University has been selected among the Center’s inaugural cohort of First Forward Institutions.
Apr
17
2019
Baylor University’s First In Line program, which provides resources to first-generation college students to support student success at Baylor and beyond, partnered with Baylor Missions over spring break on a new missions experience that sent a team of 25 first-generation students and two staff members to Santiago, Dominican Republic.
Mar
4
2019
The Student Success Initiatives (SSI) celebrated their two year anniversary as well as the future for their program on Friday, March 1.
Feb
27
2019
Every fall and spring semester, the Baylor community grows with transfer students. A transfer student is defined by anyone who’s taken academic course credit after their high school graduation date with some exceptions. However, transfer students experience their various transfer experiences at different parts in the year.
Feb
25
2019
The Board of Regents committed to funding The Store after they heard a presentation on food insecurity from Baylor students on Friday in their official board meeting.
Feb
20
2019
A Baylor research study found that 10 to 20 percent of students on campus don’t know where their next meal will come from. To help alleviate this problem, the university created a food pantry known as “The Store,” which is an on-campus food pantry for undergraduate and graduate students.
Jan
9
2019
Whether it’s due to one’s learning style or schedule, for some people, reading news online just doesn’t work. They prefer an audible format — books on tape, podcasts, etc.

If that sounds like you — and if you’re a dedicated Baylor Bear — then these Baylor podcasts are for you.
Nov
19
2018
The U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges Rankings” each year are among the most discussed rankings in all of higher education, and Baylor routinely is ranked among the best. But there’s another ranking-within-the-ranking for the Baylor Family to be proud of: Once again in 2018, Baylor has been named among the top 50 Best Colleges …
Oct
5
2018
Baylor University senior anthropology major Bianca Hill is a Baylor Bear through and through and has made it her personal mission to help others feel that way too.
Jan
10
2018
It’s not uncommon to hear someone joke about living off of ramen noodles during their college days. For many college students, however, an inability to afford nourishing food is no joking matter. At a private university like Baylor, it’s easy to assume that everyone has enough money for basic necessities like food, but not every …
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