Jul
19

We are working on the Fall issue of the Baylor Line and are asking the Baylor Family — and others — to provide their thoughts on the “branding challenges” that face the university in the weeks and months ahead. Here’s the question:  What does Baylor need to do to repair its national reputation; rebuild the steadfast faith and pride that alumni …

adminYour Chance to Weigh In: What does Baylor need to do to repair its national reputation?
Jul
14

Baylor Line Foundation members disappointed that the Baylor Bookstore has terminated its 10% in-store discount can now take advantage of a much better discount from Barefoot Campus Outfitter that includes reduced prices for online purchases. Barefoot’s Waco store, located at 1508 Speight Avenue across the street from Vitek’s, will offer a 15% discount to members on ALL merchandise in their …

adminBLF launches new discount through Barefoot Campus Outfitter after Baylor Bookstore ends longtime program
Jul
11

Members of the Baylor family can beat the heat this summer and save some money through The Baylor Line Foundation’s new discount agreement with Schlitterbahn Waterparks and Resorts. The size of the discounts on one-day, two-day, and season passes vary by waterpark because each location has its own ticket-buying system, but generally speaking you will save $8+ on adult tickets …

adminBeat the heat with Schlitterbahn waterpark discounts
Jul
05

It’s been just two weeks since Baylor Junior Kelsey Landrum ’18 spent June 21 — the longest day of the year — running in the ASICS Beat The Sun Challenge around the tallest point in the Alps. Kelsey was the leading vote-getter (link to an ASICS video on Kelsey) among six amateur runners chosen for two Americas relay teams that included …

adminSo how did YOU spend the longest day of the year?
Jun
30

Honoring friends with gifts is something we all do regularly.  Members of the Baylor family pass away or spend time in hospitals.  They get promoted or graduate with honors, retire after years of tireless service to the university or to their community, or are honored by a grateful community. That’s why we’ve created Beacons – a way for the Baylor family …

adminFlowers die. Chocolates get eaten. But planting a seed is forever
Jun
29

In children’s hospitals all over America, volunteers seek ways to brighten the lives of critically ill children. Kenneth (’04) and Amy (’06) Tice recently brought 2,700 teddy bears to Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth as part of their annual donation efforts, which is in memory of their first son, who passed away in 2011 at just five days old …

adminGet to Know…Teddy Bear Donors Kenneth and Amy Tice
Jun
26

Don Willett ‘88 of Austin is a Texas Supreme Court Justice who will celebrate his 50th birthday on July 16. Justice Willett is the most avid social media-using judge in America, “which is like being the tallest Munchkin in Oz,” he jokes. Justice Willett describes himself on Twitter as “Supreme Court Justice and Tweeter Laureate of Texas. Former rodeo bull rider. …

adminWhat’s on Justice Don Willett’s phone?
Jun
22

Charles Heaton “Chuck” Allen ’68, MS ’69, doesn’t see the need for a bucket list because, as he puts it, “I don’t think of things in terms of what I should do to be happy. I’ve pretty much done the things I’m meant to do.” Those things include teaching, coaching, serving in the Air Force, writing, disc-jockeying, and loving all …

adminGet to Know…author and teacher Chuck Allen ’68, MS ’69
Jun
19

Nearly 300 members of the Baylor Family packed the Texas Sports Hall of Fame on June 11 for Onward!, a celebration that raised more than $100,000 for legacy scholarships. It was the culmination of a big day that kicked off the transition of the Baylor Alumni Association to The Baylor Line Foundation. “Onward! was about rallying around the three new …

adminOnward! we go…and we start by raising $100,000 for legacy scholarships at June 11 event
Jun
09

Just a quick reminder that the annual meeting of The Baylor Line Foundation, formerly the Baylor Alumni Association, will be held on Saturday, June 11 at 10 a.m. at the Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Avenue. Free Parking is available on both Austin Avenue and 8th Street and in lots behind the Hippodrome and elsewhere in the area.  If you don’t …

adminJoin us at the 2016 Annual Meeting on Saturday at 10 a.m.