Ready for a new season of a cable TV reality show featuring two Baylor grads? No, not that one. Miller Gaffney ’02 and Carol Lee Pryor Brosseau ’03 are hosting “Art Breakers,” which premieres Sunday evening on the Ovation cable channel and focuses on their worlds as art brokers who connect buyers, collectors, and artists. “The show provides viewers with …

adminGetting to Know: Miller Gaffney and Carol Lee Brosseau, hosts of “Art Breakers” on Ovation TV

Members of the Baylor Family can now get 20% off their purchase of one or more of the 13 titles on the Big Bear Books imprint on Baylor University Press by using the promotional code BP63 at checkout. In addition, purchasing two or more books — assuming at least one is a Big Bear Book — will earn you free shipping on …

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Four things we learned from Baylor’s Financial Statements

Baylor posted its financial statements for the fiscal year ending May 31, 2015, and showed strong results in a number of areas.  You can read them on the Baylor website here, but here are a few things that jumped out at us. Balance Sheet: Baylor continues to show strength with net assets at 1.9 times liabilities, a solid number that’s down …

adminFour things we learned from Baylor’s Financial Statements

The BAA’s annual Homecoming Tailgate will be held on October 24, 2015, at the Texas Sports Hall of Fame (TSHOF) prior to the game against Iowa State University.  Kickoff time has not been set, but the tailgate will begin four hours before kickoff. Here’s a link to the registration page.  You can purchase VIP tickets, which include parking at Indian …

adminIt’s almost here! Registration now open for 2015 Homecoming Tailgate on October 24 at the TSHOF

The Baylor Alumni Association has added a number of new travel and car-rental discounts to its list of member benefits in a relaunch of a previous program.  These discounts will give members of the Baylor Family added choice and flexibility for their travel plans. “We are working to demonstrate the value of a BAA membership to both current members and …

adminBAA expands hotel, rental-car discounts for Baylor Family

By Reagan Starr A packed Waco Hall auditorium gave former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani – also known as America’s Mayor — a warm Texas welcome Wednesday evening as he walked onto the stage with Baylor President and Chancellor Ken Starr and then they settled into their seats for the first question. The question wasn’t a softball.  “What do you …

admin‘America’s Mayor’ reflects on 9/11, leadership, and Yogi Berra during On Topic speaking series

Editor’s Note:  The BAA will be hosting two free webinars on strengthening your LinkedIn profile — on Monday, Sept. 28 from noon-1 p.m. and on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 1-2 p.m. (both Central time).  For more information and to register, click on this link. Over the past few months, more than 1,000 alums have connected with the BAA LinkedIn profile …

admin60 minutes to a (much) better LinkedIn profile…and an invitation to our first webinar

Most successful people have an Ah-ha moment, that “thing” that sets them on a new path. For Kirsten Dickerson ’95, it was a 2007 mission to India with her Hollywood, CA, church.  Kirsten had been splitting her time between working with her filmmaker husband as an art director and costume designer during the day and volunteering with the homeless at …

adminGetting to Know…Kirsten Dickerson ’95, founder and CEO of Raven + Lily

The BAA has streamlined our membership levels and consolidated them on one online form based on member feedback and a growing number of benefits offered to BAA members and members of the Baylor Family. You can now use one form to renew your annual membership, join the BAA, or become a Life Member.  Member benefits include the ability to have a say in …

adminBAA streamlines membership levels and fees

Amanda Packard ’15 just completed a year-long job interview that now has her teaching seventh-grade mathematics at Midway Middle School on the outskirts of Waco. Yes, a year-long job interview. It’s no big surprise when a Baylor School of Education graduate gets a job right out of school – more than 100 started work in Texas schools this fall — but …

adminImagine a full-year job interview that applicants enjoy