Jul
31

The BAA asked this year’s Legacy Scholarship applicants to reflect on what it has meant to be part of a Baylor legacy family and to grow up surrounded by Baylor traditions, and what the scholarship means to them.  This week, we introduce two Baylor Legacy Scholars from Bolivar, MO — incoming freshman Kevin Malone and his sister, junior Maggie Malone, who …

adminBAA Legacy Scholars: Maggie and Kevin Malone’s Stories
Jul
24

The BAA asked this year’s Legacy Scholarship applicants to reflect on what it has meant to be part of a Baylor legacy family and to grow up surrounded by Baylor traditions, and what the scholarship means to them.  This week’s Baylor Legacy Scholar, Emily Knaub, expects to graduate next May with a B.A. in Political Science, Pre-Law with a Minor in …

adminBAA Legacy Scholarship: Emily Knaub’s story
Jul
24

The Provender Store at 608B Austin Avenue in downtown Waco (and a location at the Saturday Waco Downtown Farmers Market) is offering a set of terrific discounts for BAA members who present their membership cards.  Thanks to Owner/Chef Craig Parker for his support.  The Provender Store’s phone number is 254-265-4327. Purchase one Provender Store Fresh prepared Sandwich off the menu for …

adminNew Member Benefit: Provender Store discounts (with card)
Jul
21

We are pleased to announce that Avis and Budget are now suppliers of rental car services for members of the Baylor Alumni Association.  When making a personal and/or business rental reservation, you can ask for the best rate available by providing Avis Worldwide Discount number (AWD) B467400 or Budget Discount number (BCD) A111100. BAA members can now enjoy special member rates, …

adminNew Member Benefit: Avis/Budget car rental discounts
Jul
17

The following letter from BAA President Tom Nesbitt will be published in the Sunday, July 19 issue of the Waco Tribune.  The paper has agreed to let us publish a preview here, and we are linking to the actual documents cited in the response.  If you decide to post a comment, we ask that you identify yourself and be respectful to …

adminResponse to President Ken Starr column in Waco Trib: We’re ready to find “solutions, peace” if you are
Jul
16

“My parents show me where they first met every single time we drive down to Baylor.” “To many, $1,000 may seem miniscule, but to me it means approximately 103 hours that I can spend studying, building relationships on campus, and working to improve the community around me instead of standing behind a counter at work.” When football season rolls around, …

adminBAA BattleHands spirit gloves will let you Sic ‘Em! in style…and support a great cause
Jul
14

Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington is offering BAA members a package deal for its Hot Dog Day promotion on Saturday, July 25.  The Baylor Family can buy their $40 tickets — which include park admission, parking and a meal (hot dog, chips, a cookie, and a drink) — through the BAA’s Six Flags Online Store, where you can also …

adminSix Flags (Arlington) offers BAA ticket discount for Hot Dog Day on July 25
Jul
10

“I’m a Texas-bred, Spirit-led, Bible-teaching, revival-preaching, recovering Southern Baptist. That’s neither a boast nor a whine, just an explanation of ‘where I’m coming from’ as the kids say.” –Dr. James Dunn Address to American Baptist Churches, 1995 The Baylor Family is mourning the passing of Dr. James M. Dunn on July 4, 2015, at the age of 83.  Dr. Dunn, who …

adminRemembering Dr. James Dunn, 1932-2015
Jul
06

BAA members will receive sharp discounts on admission and family memberships to the Texas Sports Hall of Fame (TSHOF) as part of its new sponsorship of the TSHOF’s Lone Star Tailgates for the 2015 home football season. “We are actively looking for new ways to add value to our members’ Life and Annual memberships,” said BAA Chief Marketing Officer Peter Osborne.  “We …

adminBAA partners with Texas Sports Hall of Fame on Lone Star Tailgate sponsorship, new member benefits